Elderly Man Killed While Crossing Road

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass man is dead after being struck by a car. Grants Pass Police responded to the 1300 block of Redwood Avenue around 7 p.m. last night. They say an elderly man was crossing the road where he was hit and killed. The driver stayed on scene and was cooperative. … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Grants Pass Shooting

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —¬†Police are investigating a shooting that was reported early Saturday morning in the area of Kellenbeck Avenue and Medart Lane in Grants Pass. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says officers responded to reports of a shooting at around 1:51 a.m. A 24-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound, and … Continue reading »

Hit-and-Run Suspect on the Loose

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police continue to search for a suspect accused of sending a man to the hospital during a hit-and-run. They’re now sending out updated pictures (see above) of the man, in the hopes that someone will know his whereabouts. Spokespeople with the department say 30-year-old Jeremy McGhee was caught driving … Continue reading »

Mailbox Baseball Lands Teen in Hospital

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Public Safety is investigating what they say is a serious case of traumatic injury that came from a game of mailbox baseball. Officers arrived to the 1700 block of Highland Ave around 4 a.m. to find a 16-year-old male with severe head injuries. After sifting through what police called … Continue reading »

Several Arrests in Josephine County

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Several people are behind bars and three stolen vehicles have been recovered. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says the arrests go back to a drug investigation. Detectives say they served a search warrant on Mina Lane in Josephine County, where they detained 9 people and recovered three stolen vehicles. … Continue reading »

City Looks to Improve Parking

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The city of Grants Pass is looking into ways to improve parking options downtown, especially for employees of local businesses. The Parking Task Force was established earlier this year and has been meeting every week for months to look into how the city can improve. Monday, they presented their suggestions to … Continue reading »

Garage Fire Briefly Spreads to Wildland

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Firefighters responded to a garage fire late Friday night, which also burned one-tenth of an acre. Grants Pass Fire Rescue and police units responded to a garage on fire just before 10 o’clock on North East 12th Street. A detached garage was fully involved in the fire and a vehicle was … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested After Car Chase

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — More than 1,100 homes in Grants Pass were without power Saturday night after a car crash. Pacific Power restored power for residents in the area of Northwest Highland and Carol Drive after nearly five hours. The car crash stemmed from a domestic disturbance, which started in the area of Gilbert Creek … Continue reading »

Pepper Spray Used in Vehicle Theft

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are searching for three suspects in the case of a vehicle¬†theft. Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to a reported crash in the 1200 block of Fruitdale Drive. When they arrived, however, they found the incident was not a crash, but a car theft. The theft victim said he had … Continue reading »

Blue Slide Project Needs Volunteers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — After years of fundraising and volunteer efforts, the Blue Slide Project is just one step away from completing the second and final phase. All fund raising has been completed, now volunteers are needed to help take down Parkside Elementary playground equipment so that the final improvements can be made. The schedule … Continue reading »

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