A man shot in the chest by a Veterans Affairs Police officer in southern
Oregon last Thursday, was indicted on multiple charges yesterday.
According to a press release from the Jackson County District Attorney, the
cop, who is still unnamed pending an internal VA investigat...
Last Thursday, an officer with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs police
shot Gilbert Matthew Negrete at a VA facility in White City, Oregon, just
north of Medford.
The thirty-four-year-old Negrete was driven to the facility for an
appointment, where he reportedly bega...
A veteran who may have been suffering from mental distress was shot by police
at the Department of Veteran's Affairs' Southern Oregon Rehabilitation
Center in White City yesterday. At this time, little is known beyond the
information released by the Jackson County Sherri...
KBOO reporters Sam Bouman and Jasmin Moneymaker speak with a panel of guests
with many years and varieties of experience advocating for greater
accountability, reform and positive change in Portland's sytem of law
enforcement. The discussion is rooted in the City of Portlan...
Karen James discusses dual diagnosis with Doyal Smith, Executive Director of
DDA of Oregon. Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based
on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an
additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis...
The KBOO Evening News Team"s Tom Flynn and KBOO News
Director Zeloszelos Marchandt review the ongoing series that includes
interviews from international and local authories about the sex trade. This
special edition produced for the fall fund-raiser features a live di...
On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss stigma, language, mental
health, harm reduction, and drug policy reform with Sarah Merrigan, one of
the hosts of the This Week In Drugs podcast.
Patty Schemel has led an eventful life in the Pacific Northwest, having been
the drummer for the band Hole for much of the 90s and a member or founder of
several bands since the year 2000. She will be at Powell’s City of Books
tonight at 7:30, to join Sleater-Kinney drummer...
Most of the world simply has no health care... vast tracts of land and vast
populations of people don't have doctors - or at best must make great efforts
to reach medical care. In addition, masses of displaced people and refugees -
over 100,000,000 at last count - desper...
The Compliance Officer and Community Liaison (COCL) is the body tasked with
independently assessing the city's compliance with a 2012 Settlement with the
US Department of Justice. The settlement (pdf) was reached after years of
community agitation over excessive force by po...