GP Police Search for Stabbing Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is searching for a suspect accused of stabbing a manager at Abby’s Pizza on Williams Highway. Police and ambulance personnel were dispatched to Abby’s on Williams Highway for a reported stabbing on Friday, approximately 9:46 pm. The Department of Public Safety says a white … Continue reading »

Fatal SingleVehicle Crash in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on Foothill Blvd in Grants Pass yesterday. Several deputies responded to the call of a vehicle that went down an embankment along the road. A witness report states, the vehicle, a 2002 Ford Ranger, was travelling down Foothill Boulevard when the … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Grants Pass Sister City

(OREGON TRAILS) — For more than half a century, cities all across the country have been making connection with towns in foreign countries in an international program of “sister” cities. Medford was the first in Southern Oregon, with Alba, Italy. However, it was the union 25 years ago between Grants Pass and an industrial city … Continue reading »

Attempted Robbery Reveals Wanted Man

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — An observant citizen is being credited with helping bring a suspected robber and wanted fugitive to justice. Late Monday night, the resident was passing through the area of Williams Hwy., and New Hope Rd. when he says he noticed a suspicious person at the Squeeky Clean Car Wash. The person called … Continue reading »

Free Dutch Bros Coffee For Donating Food

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Next weekend, Dutch Bros. will pay for your coffee, if you bring in three non-perishable food items to help fight local hunger. On Saturday, 240 Dutch Bros. locations will be collecting things like canned goods, boxed food, and peanut butter. All of that food will then be donated to local food … Continue reading »

Significant Flooding in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Justin Bourke reports live during NewsWatch12 Midday from Mill Street in knee-deep water. StormWatch12 Meteorologists say the heaviest rains are expected today and tomorrow, but will continue through the weekend.

Event for Successuful Dimmick Demolition

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Today, Josephine County and Grants Pass city leaders are gathering to commemorate the former memorial hospital. An event is being held at 1:30 this afternoon to celebrate the successful completion of the demolition project of the former Josephine County Memorial Hospital. It’s located at the Dimmick Campus. The public is encouraged … Continue reading »

Victim in Deadly Crash Identified

NEAR HUGO, Ore. — Investigators are releasing new information regarding a deadly crash in Josephine County. The crash happened Monday night on the 1,500 block of Three Pines Rd., near Hugo. Investigators said they received reports of a woman who had been run over by a vehicle. When they arrived, troopers found 52-year old Cheryle … Continue reading »

Police Seek Convicted Sex Offender

MEDFORD, Ore — Medford Police are trying to find a convicted sex offender who has failed to register per state law. Steven Brewer, 49, was convicted for sexually abusing an 8 year-old girl in 2008 and got out of prison in June. According to police, he is registered to an address in Grants Pass but … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Jails

  MEDFORD, Ore.–Possibly the oldest existing city jail in southern Oregon is at the 125 year old Jacksonville city hall. A plaque on the wall says it was built in 1880 for 25-hundred dollars and included two jail cells in addition to a clerk’s office, fire station and council meeting room, still in use today. … Continue reading »

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