WILDERVILLE, Ore. – First responders in Josephine County both on and off duty were put to work Christmas morning. Rural Metro Fire says the first incident was a rollover crash on Southside Road in Murphy. The driver had to be ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– A Wilderville man charged with the kidnapping and rape of a minor, faced a judge in Josephine County for the first time today. GPPD said on June 18th, a 15-year-old girl was abducted on the north end ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass Police say a Wilderville man was arrested for kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in Grants Pass Sunday, June 18. According to police, the girl was forced into a car by someone she did not know ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. – One person was sent to the hospital after a house fire in Josephine County Tuesday night. Rural Metro Fire said sometime around 7:50 p.m. on December 27, a two-story residence in the 5400 block of Fish Hatchery ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. —Fire crews made excellent progress overnight on the Cheney Creek Fire, on Marble mountain. The fire is estimated to be about 29 acres. It’s ODF’s largest fire of the season, so far. Its affecting Bureau of Land Management ...

Update (07-19-22, 10:15 a.m.) – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said missing woman Jayme Murphy has been located. No further information was provided. Original story: JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A woman was reported missing in Josephine County. Investigators said 33-year-old ...

WILDERVILLE, Ore. – Police are releasing details about a double homicide that happened last month south of Grants Pass. Oregon State Police said during a welfare check on May 28, 81-year-old Marilyn Janson and 60-year-old David Janson were found dead ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A man died in a Josephine County crash Wednesday evening. Investigators said they believe 40-year-old Kim Clayborn Ray Jr. was driving a Toyota Corolla on Fish Hatchery Road when he failed to negotiate a curve, sending ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — An alleged drunk driver was reportedly shot near Wilderville. Oregon State Police said at about 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, a Chevrolet van operated by a suspected intoxicated driver was weaving all over Highway 199. ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — The Slater Fire has burned 131,000 acres across Oregon and California. The Illinois Valley Fire District says the Oregon side of the fire isn’t a large threat to towns like Cave Junction – yet. The U.S. ...

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