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Grants Pass police officers get Medal of Merit after protecting 6-year-old girl
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:43:31 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Two police officers in Grants Pass were awarded with the Medal of Merit Wednesday night for their quick thinking in a dangerous situation where a six-year-old girl was in harm's way. "It makes us proud," said Lt. Todd Moran with the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. "I cannot hear you," yelled officer Kasen Perkins in a video taken by his body camera released by ...

Grants Pass Police officers earn the Medal of Merit
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:27:52 -0800

By Molly Trotter/KTVL.COM GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- New video released shows fast thinking from two officers with the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety saved lives on an early December morning. Video taken by a cop cam shows a woman in the parking lot of the Josephine County Jail blasting music. ...

Grants Pass man in jail for robbery and assault
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:58:26 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. --- The man who allegedly stabbed an Abby’s Pizza manager in the chest during a robbery is behind bars tonight, February 27th. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says that 30-year-old Kye Fisher robbed Abby’s Pizza in Grants Pass last Friday, February 20th. During the course of the robbery, they say Fisher reportedly stabbed the manager in the chest. A tip led ...

Fatal single-car crash in Grants Pass
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:13:11 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Grants Pass teen is dead after a single car crash on Sunday night. It happened just before 10:30 p.m. on NE 9th Street just north of Steiger Street in an area commonly called the "Camel Humps". According to Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, the driver, 20-year-old Ronald Evan Flansburg III, lost control of his car and crashed into a tree. Flansburg was trapped ...

Van donated to help get boy to school on time
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:08:56 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. --It's a happy ending for a Grants Pass family after they were given a van donated by the community. Residents hope the donation will help the mother get her kids to school on time. It all began last week after pictures of six-year-old Hunter Cmelo eating his lunch behind a cardboard partition in the school's cafeteria went viral. The Lincoln Elementary student was forced to ...

Grants Pass resident in critical condition after being hit by car
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:39:59 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Grants Pass man is in critical condition after being hit by a car. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says 43-year-old Chris Addington was crossing Rogue River Highway on Tuesday, February 24th, when he was hit by a Subaru. Addington is at the Rogue Medical Center with head trauma. They say that no criminal charges have been filed against the driver and that the ...

Streets Close for New GP Brewery
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:19:37 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The city of Grants Pass is roping off some streets tomorrow to make room for a new brewery moving in. “Climate City Brewing” is preparing to open in about a month on G Street. The roping off of streets in Grants Pass is due to the movement of the large tanks … Continue reading »

Appeals court upholds protection for threatened seabird
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:49:51 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.

Family reaches settlement with JoCo foster care system for alleged molestation
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:59:05 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore.-- A settlement reached tonight in the case of a young girl allegedly molested while in the Josephine County foster care system. Former Grants Pass resident Amie Mount says her nine- year-old daughter was put into foster care through the josephine county department of human services for three weeks.. During that time she said her daughter was molested by two teenage boys. Mount ...

Community acts after teen killed in crash
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:57:52 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A Grants Pass community is pushing for change after a 19-year-old woman died in a car crash on what is known as "the camel humps."  News10's Ashley Carrasco spoke to people in the area who say they have had enough.