News

MP900227474

Furloughs ineffective says recent audit

SALEM, Ore. — A recent audit of prison furloughs might suggest the unpaid days off do no good in the system. A review released Thursday shows that the use of furloughs were ineffective for at least two prisons - Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville and Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla. The thought is...
Keep Reading »
Oregon State Police_OSP_badge

Thursday evening fatal crash under investigation

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon State Police troopers are continuing the investigation into Thursday night’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash that resulted in the death of a 62-year old man along the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 about seven miles north of the Oregon-California border. The victim’s name is withheld pending completion of next of...
Keep Reading »
klamath falls city police

Stukel Park shooting suspect arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The shooting suspect in an incident near Stukel Park in Klamath Falls has been arrested. Michael Kenneth Randolph was taken into custody last Wednesday night after police received a tip that he could be in a vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot. In a search, Randolph was found to be...
Keep Reading »
CB064159

Civil War reenactment this weekend

Over the weekend, you’ll hear a gun battle take place at Moore Park. It’s not World War III, but the Cascade Civil War Society will have a reenactment. With a small cost, history fans can watch two Civil War Battles. Cascade Civil War Society secretary Tami Klus says the event is exciting and educational. Bringing...
Keep Reading »
072512.hwy101mp285.2[1]

Bicyclist injured in coastal collision

BANDON, Ore. — A bicyclist on Highway 101 was seriously injured Wednesday morning when an SUV struck him on the shoulder south of Bandon. The 52-year-old biker from the Netherlands was transported to Bay City Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Oregon State Police are waiting to release his name until they contact...
Keep Reading »
police lights

Man suspected of trail sabotage arrested in Jackson Co.

MEDFORD, Ore. –Mountain bikers crashing on trails near Mount Ashland may see incidents of fallen logs and ropes on trails come to a close. A man arrested by the Forest Service could be responsible for the most recent episodes of trail sabotage. The arrest followed Ashland Mountain Adventures owner Bill Roussell spotting the man...
Keep Reading »
MP900341786

Nearly $1 million in cocaine seized in I5 traffic stop

ASHLAND, Ore. — 55 pounds of cocaine was found in a car that was pulled over on Interstate 5 Tuesday morning. 57-year-old Israel Mendez-Gonzalez of California was arrested on cocaine-related charges, while the other two passengers were not arrested. According to Oregon State Police, the drugs value is $875,000 and was contained in 25...
Keep Reading »
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Klamath Falls woman injured in Highway 140 crash

ODESSA, Ore. — Five people were injured in a collision Tuesday on Highway 140. In a release, Oregon State Police say 19-year-old Halie Budden of Klamath Falls suffered injuries and was taken to Providence Medford. Police say Budden tried to cross traffic when her vehicle collided with a van. There were four people in...
Keep Reading »
oregon-state-beavers[1]

Video: Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon State

Mike Riley talks about turning Oregon State’s program around this season and more.
Keep Reading »
20120724_OSP_Waldorf

Madras man leads authorities on chase

MADRAS, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested a man after he attempted to elude officers from three different offices Monday afternoon. 21-year-old Brent Lee Waldorf was driving a motorcycle when an OSP senior trooper observed equipment violations on Waldorf’s bike. The motorcycle attempted to elude the trooper at speeds of over 90 miles per...
Keep Reading »