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Suspect arrested after standoff in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A convicted felon who was able to evade capture on numerous occasions was arrested after a standoff in a Grants Pass neighborhood. Police said over the past week, they’ve responded to numerous disturbances at a pseudo-trailer park in …

Town of Tiller officially sold

Tiller, Ore. – Buying and selling a town is not easily done. However, after about three years on the market, the town of Tiller is officially under new management. It cost the new buyers $3.85 million. The town of Tiller is tucked …

Body found in the Rogue River

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was recovered from the Rogue River. A couple saw the body while walking along the Parkway Bridge in Grants Pass at around noon on September 11, 2018. Sheriff …

Brush fire in Coos County stopped at one acre

COOS COUNTY, Ore. – A brush fire that started in Coos County was quickly stopped by firefighters. The Coos Forest Protective Association said the fire started Friday afternoon at the intersection of Bill Creek Land and Copperhead Road. Firefighters quickly attacked the …

Attempted murder suspect arrested in downtown Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – An attempted murder suspect from Josephine County was arrested in the middle of downtown Medford Thursday afternoon. 32-year-old Patrick Hermes was considered armed and dangerous. Police in Grants Pass said Hermes was involved in an incident where shots were …

Men arrested for starting greenway fire

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two men were arrested after they allegedly started a fire along the Bear Creek Greenway. According to Medford police, at about 8:00 Wednesday night George Savage and Luis Valdez were allegedly smoking methamphetamine at a homeless camp behind Target. …

Capacity increases at the Jackson County Jail

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff Nathan Sickler is announcing some changes to how jail operations that could have a positive impact in the community. The sheriff’s office said they’ve added eight beds and moved female inmates to the basement. That’s allowed …