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Josephine County home struck by lightning

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A rural Josephine County home was struck by lightning. As a thunderstorm passed over parts of southwest Oregon Wednesday afternoon, a home in the 500 block of Seclusion Loop was hit by a lightning bolt. The strike ignited …

Man found dead near Merlin publicly identified

MERLIN, Ore. – Oregon State Police say one man is dead after a shooting early Monday morning in Josephine County. Multiple agencies responded to the reported shooting just before 7:00 a.m. on Corporate Way in an industrial park near Merlin. OSP says …

Reported shooting under investigation near Merlin

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Investigators are releasing only a few details about a shooting in Josephine County. Sheriff Dave Daniel said at 6:53 a.m. on Monday, December 14, the sheriff’s office responded to a reported shooting north of Merlin. When deputies and …

San Francisco man killed in Josephine County crash

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Police have publicly identified the man who was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 in Josephine County Wednesday. Oregon State Police said on November 11 at about 4:30 p.m., a Toyota Highlander driven by 49-year-old Matthew …

Local woman gives out 100 lunches to truckers

MERLIN, Ore. — With some help from her community, a woman in Williams made sure 100 truckers didn’t continue their routes hungry. Marni Brown says she created the meals in a clean certified kitchen. The lunches were put together with items donated …