KMED/KCMD News: Friday, June 19, 2020

Medford Police Say Criminal Investigation Underway Involving Local Mayor

MEDFORD POLICE ARE SAYING THAT A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IS NOW UNDERWAY AFTER A WOMAN CLAIMED THAT SHE WAS HIT BY A CAR DURING A PROTEST IN DOWNTOWN MEDFORD. THE WOMAN CLAIMED THAT THE CAR WAS BEING DRIVEN BY PHOENIX MAYOR CHRIS LUZ. NOBODY HAS BEEN ARRESTED OR CHARGED, AND MAYOR LUZ HAS DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE INCIDENT.

California Enacts Statewide Mask Mandate

LOOKING DOWN SOUTH, CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOME, YESTERDAY EVENING, ANNOUNCED THAT FACE MASKS WILL NOW BE MANDATORY IN MOST PUBLIC SITUATIONS FOR THEN ENTIRE STATE.

Update: Medford Drive-By Shooting

WE KNOW A BIT MORE ABOUT A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN WEST MEDFORD. MEDFORD POLICE NOW SAY THAT THE SHOOTING HAPPENED ON THE 1500 BLOCK OF WEST MAIN STREET EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING. THERE WERE FIVE SUBJECTS IN THE RESIDENCE THAT WAS HIT BY ROUNDS, BUT NONE WERE INJURED. POLICE BELIEVE THAT THE RESIDENCE WAS DELIBERTLY TARGETED.

One Killed In Fatal Crash Near Phoenix

A DRIVER WAS KILLED YESTERDAY IN A FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 5 NEAR PHOENIX. OREGON STATE POLICE SAY THAT THE DRIVER OFA 2018 VOLVO CMV, WAS HEADED NORTHBOUND, WHEN FOR AN UNKNOWN REASON, THE VEHICLE VEERED OFF THE ROAD, SMASHED INTO A GUARDRAIL AND ENDED UP IN A SMALL CREEK. NOBODY ELSE WAS INJURED AS THE VOLVO WAS THE ONLY VEHICLE INVOLVED IN THE CRASH.

Entertainment: Lord Of The Rings Star Dead At 88

Sir Ian Holm, who portrayed Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s Lord of The Rings trilogy, as well as parts in Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi/horror epic “Alien” and 1981’s Chariots of Fire, has died at the age of 88, after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

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