domestic violence

HOPE: Oasis Shelter

CURRY COUNTY, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a woman named Kimberly. She became homeless when she fled an abusive husband and ended up at the …

Suspect shot by ex-girlfriend in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – “I was just like help, get help, she’s screaming for help…” Lizzi Peden says she’s traumatized by what she heard early Monday morning. The 18-year-old recently moved into her grandmother’s home in Grants Pass. She was reading a book …

Keeping women safe in the Rogue Valley

Medford, Ore. – Founder of Keeping Ashland Women Safe, Alaya Ketani says violence against women is too common, even in the Rogue Valley. She founded the KAWS cause task force to give women a safe space in the community. Through the initiative …

DHS workers learning about domestic violence

Medford, Ore. — Employees with the Department of Human Services have been participating in a summit this week in Medford to learn about domestic violence. The goal of the summit is to improve DHS workers’ ability to identify and respond to domestic violence …