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Volunteer group helping to investigate crime in Josephine County
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:47 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A volunteer property crime investigation team is underway and almost ready to start in the field.  The Josephine County Sheriff's Office and the district attorney's office formed the team of volunteers and reserves. The teams have already worked through mock crime scenes. ...

Reckless driving caused fatal car crash along I-5
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:39 -0700

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation involving a single vehicle crash along I-5.

Man guilty of murder in neighbor feud shooting
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:04:16 -0700

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A Josephine County man has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of his neighbor in a long-running feud. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports that a jury Thursday rejected the self-defense argument of Donald Easley in the Sept. ...

Naked Man Arrested at Hemp Expo
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:15:57 -0700

PROVOLT, Ore. — A 27-year-old Grants Pass man was arrested by Oregon State Police troopers early Sunday morning, following a disturbance at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County. The man was naked and combative and was sedated by medical personnel before transport to a Grants Pass hospital for a medical examination prior to … Continue reading »

Grants Pass man arrested at Jefferson State Hemp Expo
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:51:00 -0700

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police arrested 27 year old Timothy Seaux at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County on Sunday morning. When police arrived on scene Seaux, who was naked and combative, was being restrained in the parking lot by four men. Witnesses also pointed out a vehicle in the parking lot that they say Seaux heavily damaged while two women sat inside. After taking ...

Industrial Fire Prevention Level Lowered
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:17:11 -0700

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Industrial Fire Prevention Level (IFPL) in forests and wildlands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon lowered from level 3 to level 2 this morning. This affects the 1.8 million acres of state, county, private and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by ODF’s Southwest Oregon District … Continue reading »

Police: Naked man goes on violent rampage at Oregon hemp fest
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:53:03 -0700

State Police arrested a naked man who was beating on cars and getting into fights at a Southern Oregon music festival that promoted the benefits of hemp.

Police: Naked man fought, beat cars at hemp fest
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:53:34 -0700

State Police arrested a naked man who was beating on cars and getting into fights at a Southern Oregon music festival that promoted the benefits of hemp.

Police: Naked man beat cars, brawled at Oregon hemp fest
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:03:35 -0700

The Associated Press

Cooler Fall-Like Temperatures on the Way
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:02:36 -0700

  WEATHER DISCUSSION The ridge of high pressure that has been bringing the hot and dry weather to our region will begin breaking down these next few days. Winds remain out of the south today and this continues to allow smoke to move into Southern Oregon. We now have another wildfire in our region, the … Continue reading »