Officers shoot armed, suicidal man — Police say law enforcement officers shot and killed a man who was armed and suicidal in Southern Oregon. The Medford Police Department said three Oregon State Police troopers and two Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call Thursday night. Police said the first trooper arrived and saw an armed man on Rogue River Highway underneath Interstate 5. Police say shots were fired at 8:59 p.m. The man identified as 73-year-old Tony Orland Mills, of Gold Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say an initial investigation found the man and an officer both fired their guns. No officers were injured. Lt. Mike Budreau of the Medford Police Department said the case remains under investigation.
Man indicted after double fatal hit-and-run — A 20-year-old Portland man is facing 11 criminal charges from a hit-and-run that killed two women. Antonio Montgomery was indicted on two counts of manslaughter, two counts of assault, five counts of failure to perform duties of a driver and one each of recklessly endangering another and criminal trespass. Montgomery is accused of hitting cars July 8 at two locations on SE Powell Boulevard and running from the second crash. He was caught later that day hiding in the swimming pool of a private home. The crash killed sisters Charlene Hauth and Robin Macready. Montgomery is charged with injuring two other people, and damaging at least two other cars.