Protests Against “Fifty Shades” Release

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group is protesting the screening of the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” in Ashland tonight, saying that the film promotes the normalization of violence towards women. The movie will hit theaters this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Some people think the film is anything but romantic. They say they want to … Continue reading »

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

MEDFORD, Ore. — The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports women ages 16 to 24 experience the highest rates of intimate violence. Local experts say homeless teenagers are especially vulnerable.  

Domestic Violence Program Helps Victims

MEDFORD, Ore. — A collaboration between Medford Police and Community Works is providing help and services to those involved in domestic violence cases. The program started four years ago and other law enforcement agencies in the area are looking to get involved. The Medford Police Department said officers arrested more than one person per day in … Continue reading »

Walking for Domestic Violence

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two hundred local high school football players, a Grammy award winning artists and dozens of other Klamath County residents gathered today for a walk the first of its kind. The first “Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence Walk” was held downtown in Klamath Falls Tuesday. Those who attended walked from the courthouse … Continue reading »

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Set

 KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Tuesday afternoon, Klamath County residents will gather for their first ever domestic violence awareness walk. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and several agencies in the county are coming together to shed light on the problem in the community. 200 football players from the nearby high schools will be taking a … Continue reading »

Moment of Silence for Domestic Violence

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Tuesday, a couple dozen Josephine County residents paused for a moment of silence in honor of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence. October is national domestic violence awareness month and outside the county court house Tuesday afternoon, a bell rang 44 times and 44 flags were planted in … Continue reading »

Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference today on the league’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. … Continue reading »

Man Beats, Rapes, and Sodomizes Woman

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is behind bars after assaulting, raping, and then sodomizing a woman Friday at about 5:00 p.m. Medford Police were sent to a report of an assault in the 1200 block of Sunset Avenue in Medford and when they arrived they spoke with the 30-year old victim who was at a … Continue reading »

Domestic Disputes Rise During Holidays

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff deputies surrounded a home after they received calls about an armed man inside. 50-year-old Timothy Knutsen was inside the home with a rifle and a woman he lived with was hiding in the bathroom. Deputies were able to get her out safely and eventually, Knutsen was arrested. Community Works, an organization helping … Continue reading »

Sheriff Units Surround Residence

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s office and the Oregon State Police shut down 2nd Avenue at about 6:30 Monday morning because of a domestic dispute involving a man armed with a rifle. The Sheriff’s Office units responded to a residence in the 800 block of N 2nd Avenue in Gold Hill, where … Continue reading »

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