Law enforcement officers aim their weapons at a home near the intersection of Shane Way and Sun Glo Drive in the Redwood district of Grants Pass on Tuesday evening. A man accused of torturing and severely beating a local woman barricaded himself under a home and later died after shooting himself, police said.
By Chris Bristol of the Daily Courier
A fugitive from Grants Pass who evaded capture for a week even as his case made national headlines over allegations he tortured and severely beat a local woman died Tuesday after a standoff with police at the scene of the original crime.
Grants Pass Police Chief Warren Hensman said Benjamin Obadiah Foster "deeply barricaded" himself under the residence and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read More »
JOEL TAKARSH for the Daily Courier Hidden Valley's Aiden Griess (center) rises above Mazama's Marcos Ulloa-Ford (11) and Nathan Baker (12) during the Mustangs' 68-61 overtime victory over the visiting Vikings on Tuesday night.
Hidden Valley rallied in the fourth quarter and kept the momentum in overtime to win a Skyline Conference thriller 68-61 over Mazama on Tuesday in Murphy.
"We've been dying to get a league win like this for a while," said Hidden Valley coach Jordan Kasler. "Mazama is a quality opponent and to get a win like that is huge for us."
Hidden Valley (8-10, 1-2) trailed 44-39 going into the final quarter.
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CHRISTOPHER BRISCOE The cast of “The Play That Goes Wrong” features (from left) Sierra Wells, Nicolas Wilder, Tim Fuchs, Tony Carter, Billy Breed, Rebecca Tucker, August Gabriel and Austin Miller (front). The comedic whodunit opens Friday.
Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland opens its 2023 season on Friday with the comedic whodunit, "The Play That Goes Wrong."
In this play-within-a play format, it's opening night of the Rogue Valley Drama Society's newest production, "The Murder at Haversham Manor," when things are quickly going from bad to disastrous, with an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and accident-prone actors who trip over everything, including their lines.
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