Grants Pass Traffic Crash Victim Dies

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A pedestrian victim of a traffic crash from a week ago has died while being treated for his injuries. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety reported on November 28th that 63-year-old Mark Steven James was struck in the area of NE 9th Street and the railroad tracks by a vehicle … Continue reading »

Homeless Man Hit by Car Identified

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Police have identified the victim of a pedestrian versus car crash in Grants Pass as a transient with no known relatives. The reported incident happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Friday November 28th. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says 63 year-old Mark Steven James was struck in the area … Continue reading »

Police Search for Robbery Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at the A1 Market and Deli in Grants Pass. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety reports the suspect allegedly entered the market on Friday evening and menaced the clerk with a hammer, demanding cash. Police say the suspect took cash … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police in Grants Pass are investigating a traffic crash that left a 63-year-old pedestrian with critical injuries. The reported incident happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says a man was struck in the area of NE 9th Street and the railroad tracks by … Continue reading »

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. —┬áPolice 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 »

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