OREGON – The Oregon Department of Justice said its Bias Response Hotline has seen hate and bias incidents increase. The DOJ said bias crimes and incidents were reported in every county in Oregon. The state found a 229% increase in ...

Author: Julie Tsirkin and Monica Alba (NBC News) WASHINGTON (NBC News) – The Biden administration will take a historic step toward easing federal restrictions on cannabis, with plans to announce an interim rule soon reclassifying the drug for the first ...

OREGON – Residents across the state could soon be seeing messages against hate as the Oregon Department of Justice Civil Rights Unit kicked off its “You Belong” campaign Monday. According to the DOJ, the campaign is “a culturally and linguistically ...

  MEDFORD, Ore.- The Medford City Council is getting almost $1.5 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Technology and Equipment Program (TEP) in grant funds. On Thursday, Medford City Councilmembers unanimously approved ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The Oregon Senate is working to stabilize funding for survivor services. House Bill 4140 directs the Department of Justice to include funds to support Children’s Advocacy Centers, The Survivor Housing Funds grant program and the Oregon Domestic and ...

WASHINGTON D.C. (NBC)- The Department of Justice announced today a major win in the fight against dark web drug sales. Operation “Dark Hunter” spanned 10 months, three continents and more than 12 international law enforcement agencies, all resulting in 150 ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The City of Medford is working to make its sidewalks more user friendly. It started work last week on updating portions of the city’s curbs in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. That means providing such things ...

Washington, D.C. – Two Oregon lawmakers are addressing their concerns over recent federal actions against industrial hemp pilot projects. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined Rand Paul (R-Ky), Al Franken (D-Minn) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo) in asking Attorney General ...

NBC5 News has learned of new developments in the ongoing issues at OnTrack earlier this week, NBC5 broke the story that the addiction treatment center placed its executive director, Rita Sullivan, on leave. Now, we’ve learned the Oregon Department of ...

Medford, Ore., — Measure 97 is one of the most controversial topics on this year’s ballot. The measure would increase taxes on certain corporations. The people who operate Brookdale Senior Living Solutions are worried the measure could increase costs for ...

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