JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters with the Oregon Department of Forestry are responding to several lightning-caused fires around New Hope and Murphy in Josephine County. The largest fire is reportedly the Murphy Creek Fire, estimated to be about 1.5 acres ...

MURPHY, Ore. —Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire Monday, around 4:30 pm on the 200-block of Blue Water Lane, in Murphy. Rural Metro Fire and several other agencies were on scene. The home was fully involved and collapsed when units ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore — First responders in Josephine county responded to a series of crashes Saturday, including one that claimed the life of a driver. Josephine County Sheriffs, Rural Metro Fire responded to a single car crash on Speaker Road ...

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 ...

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