Josephine County

Grants Pass coffee stand robbed at gunpoint

Grants Pass, Ore. – A Grants Pass coffee stand was robbed at gunpoint Thursday—and the suspect made off with an employee’s vehicle. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said dispatchers received a 911 call from employees of the NE 6th Street …

Landslide prompts evacuations in Grants Pass

Grants Pass, Ore. – A landslide damaged one home and evacuated a neighborhood in Grants Pass Tuesday afternoon. According to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, the slide occurred just after 2:00 p.m. One house was damaged and power lines are …

Mudslide blocks Galice Road

Josephine County, Ore.- A second mudslide has developed on Galice Road at mile marker 8.5 just east of Morrison’s Lodge. The latest mudslide happened Tuesday morning and brought down a power line. Pacific Power is working with Josephine County Public Works to …

Winter weather causing hazards, delays on I-5

Josephine County, Ore. (Updated at 3:15 p.m.) — Heavy snowfall is contributing to numerous traffic hazards on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, a series of minor crashes due to snowy conditions prompted them to close …

16-year-old shot and killed in Josephine County

Josephine County, Ore. – A teenage boy was killed after he apparently shot himself accidentally while handling a firearm, according to Oregon State Police. OSP said emergency responders received a report around 8:30 Saturday night of a shooting that occurred at a …

Search and rescue crews locate overdue senior

Josephine County, Ore.- Three search and rescue teams were dispatched in Josephine County Thursday night after reports of an overdue elderly man. The 83-year-old man’s wife called the Sheriff’s Office after he failed to return home from collecting wood in the Illinois Valley. …
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