MURPHY, Ore. — 25 people went out into the woods of Josephine County to pick up trash today. The group is part of a club founded in 1974 called ‘Caveman 4 Wheelers’. The club’s leader, Misty Sims, says they go ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Police are trying to find a missing woman in Josephine County. Investigators said 40-year-old Mindy Marie Gates was last seen in Grants Pass on June 28. Her family has not heard from her since. The Josephine ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Local employers have been fined nearly over $800,000 for safety violations at a hemp processing facility. The Oregon State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said five employers were using a condemned building in the Murphy ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A cannabis drying operation went up in flames in Josephine County, making it the second such incident in the past few days. Rural Metro Fire said during the early morning hours of October 11, a small ...

MURPHY, Ore. – A rollover crash Monday may have been caused by a distracted driver. Rural Metro Fire said just before 8:00 a.m., a vehicle crashed into a utility pole and landed upside-down in the 5200 block of Williams Highway ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – An illegal marijuana shipping operation in Josephine County was shut down by Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) detectives. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said between October 30 and November 1, RADE detectives worked alongside ...

Murphy, Ore.- Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a shooting in the Murphy area. The shooting was called in about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. Troopers responded to the Circle K in Murphy, where they found the victim. According ...

MURPHY, Ore. – Nine ducks were rescued from the inside of a burning garage by local firefighters early Tuesday morning. Rural Metro Fire responded to a structure fire in the 6800 block of New Hope Road at about 1:23 a.m. ...

Murphy, Ore.-It all began after a call to the Josephine County Sheriff’s office on Friday October 6th for a trailer on fire. Following that fire in the trailer investigators arrested 24 year old Troy Dawson in connection with the arson ...

Update (10-10-17 10:07 a.m.) – Police have identified the victim involved in a murder investigation as 70-year-old Michael Eugene Benedict Sr. from Murphy, Oregon. Murphy, Ore.-  Josephine County Sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate a homicide. The case was initially called ...