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Grants Pass Family turns to the community for help

A picture of the teenager who lost his life in a skateboard crash. (Taken from GoFund Me page) The family of the Grants Pass teenager who died Monday in a skateboarding accident have set up a GoFund Me page. They hope to raise $1 thousand dollars to pay for funeral expenses. They say the costs exce

KTVL - 2017-11-16 19:12:20

Neighbor living near fatal longboard accident speaks out

Grants Pass, Ore.- A 14-year-old boy from Josephine County is dead after he was hit by an SUV around 7 P.M. last night. The incident occurred at the intersection of Majestic Drive and Elk Lane in Grants Pass. NBC5 News spoke to one man, Ernie Elmer, who lives directly across from where the 14 year o


8 month investigation into drug trafficking operation ends with 6 arrests

An eight month investigation into a drug trafficking operation in Josephine County ends with 6 arrests. (Josephine County Jail) The eight month investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) that supplied heroin and methamphetamine into Grants Pass and Josephine ended with 6 arrests on Tue

KTVL - 2017-11-17 15:28:44

Family Solutions celebrates grand opening of new treatment center

Grants Pass, Ore.- A new treatment center for young boys is now open in Grants Pass. The new Family Solutions' facility caters to boys between the ages of 7 to 12 who have been abused or traumatized. "They will receive the care, the therapy, the support, the skill development that they'll need to as

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 05:36:33

Man Sentenced to Prison after Hash Oil Explosion Injures Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. - On Thursday, November 16, 2017, United States District Judge Michael J. McShane sentenced Brian Keith Sunkenberg, 53, to 45 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to endangering human life by manufacturing marijuana in the form of hash oil. Judge McShane ordered Sunkenberg to pay

KDRV - 2017-11-16 19:55:13

Southern Oregon men sentenced for immigration fraud scheme

MEDFORD, Ore. - Two southern Oregon men were sentenced for their parts in a statewide immigration fraud and money laundering scheme. Court documents show 41-year-old Grants Pass resident Patrick Snyder and 54-year-old Medford resident Juvenal Vega Rodriquez used Snyder's business, Immigration Soluti

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 01:59:23

Teen longboarder killed in Josephine County crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A 15-year-old on a longboard was killed while skating down a hill in Grants Pass. Oregon State Police said on November 14 at 7:00 p.m., troopers responded to a fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Land and Majestic Drive. According to OSP, a 15-year-old was skating downhill on


JoCo, Mercy Flights at odds over hospital transports

A dispute over which ambulance service transports patients from a Grants Pass hospital to the Medford airport has escalated to federal court. In the month since Josephine County commissioners threatened to impose fines against Mercy Flights for cancelling a service contract with the county's primary


Quincy woman accused of giving genital herpes to partner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A 20-year-old woman accused of knowingly giving her partner genital herpes is facing charges in Leon County. Keandra Vann, 20, of Quincy turned herself in on Thursday. According to court documents, Vann began a relationship with the victim in January 2016. During a visit t

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:25:00

Police: Woman held knife to man's head during argument

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsNovember 16, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Police say a woman is facing charges after allegedly threatening a man with a knife during an argument at his Tallahassee apartment. Tamara Wilson, 21, of Winter Haven, was arrested Wednesday for aggravated assault

WCTV - 2017-11-16 22:29:00

Attempted Robbery at Pilot Gas station

UPDATE: 1:01 A.M. Midway (WTXL)-- WTXL Crew on scene early Friday morning of an attempted robbery. Multiple Florida Highway Patrol Troopers and Gadsden County Sheriff's deputies responded around 11:30 p.m. to the the Pilot Gas Station on Hwy 90 in Midway. Captain Bobby Collins with the Gadsden Count

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 05:47:00

Tallahassee man stopped for car with no tag admits to selling meth

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man stopped for driving a car without a tag is facing additional charges after admitting to deputies that he occasionally sells meth. Thomas H. Smith, booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Wednesday, was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, on

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:45:00

Frog found in drink from Tallahassee Waffle House

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A local couple is speaking out after finding a frog in their drink. It happened at the Waffle House on Walden Road in Tallahassee. Claire Sheats and her husband sent this video of them discovering an entire dead frog in their glass of water on November 5. The Waffle House

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 21:58:00

City of Tallahassee to conduct audit on city payment cards

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - An audit has been scheduled after the City of Tallahassee received a complaint alleging that city payment cards are being used inappropriately. Julie Meadows-Keefe, an ethics officer, confirmed that the audit will be conducted. According to the Independent Ethics Board Hot

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 18:40:00

Tallahassee Start Up Week comes to a close

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Today wrapped up a week full of events encouraging entrepreneurship in the Capital City. Tallahassee Startup Week featured 45 workshops and meetups, including 25 at the TCC Center for Innovation. The coordinator of TCC's entrepreneurship initiative called Spark says the Ca

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 21:59:00

COCA Connection: Attend the Tallahassee Community Chorus' fall concert

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Another COCA Connection segment, where we are highlighting arts and culture in the community. This week's segment spotlighted the Tallahassee Community Chorus's fall concert happening Sunday, November 19 at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The chorus

WTXL.COM - 2017-11-17 21:49:00

Three injured in Lambs Bridge Road wreck

Calls to 9-1-1 just before 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 13, sent multiple agencies to a crash on Lambs Bridge Road by Scarboro Church Road. A Nissan Altima sedan overturned in the woods. However, the three male occupants, despite being injured, were able to escape from the vehicle. Due to a low ce

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:44:49

Strohmez graduates from Georgia Tech

In May of 2017, Daniel Strohmez graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelors degree in automotive engineering. He is the son of Julie and Dietmar Strohmez of Savannah, formally of Swainsboro, and the grandson of Gertroud Strohmez of Germany, as well as Faye Powell and the late Jack Powell of Swains

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 17:08:07

POTW: Julie and Carson

Halei Lamb | November 16, 2017 4:51 pm This week's Pets of the Week are Julie and Carson. Julie is a small bird dog mix, estimated to be about 3-years-old. Although is protective, Julie is dog-friendly. After being abandoned by her owners, she ran the neighborhood looking for someone to take care o

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:51:40

Local dance studio performs on Carnival ship

Allstar Dance Academy (ASDA) recently returned from traveling with the Carnival Cruise Sensation during the week of September 30-October 5, 2017. The ASDA performance team was chosen to perform on the cruise ship on the main stage of the Fantasia on October 4. The students performed a 16-minute non

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:33:56