JACKSON CO., Ore. — The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is officially opposing a tax for a new Jackson County jail. NAMI says while they’re not against building a new jail, locking more people ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – NAMI Southern Oregon is coming out against the proposal for a new jail tax district in Jackson County.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon announced their official stance against the proposal Tuesday night. The jail proposal is ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Medford City County voted on the new jail proposal Thursday night, now it’s now up to Jackson County Commissioners to send it to the ballot. Friday commissioners told NBC5 News they plan to hold two public ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland City Council members voted “YES” on the jail proposal in a five to one vote Tuesday night. Ashland is one of 11 cities that had to decide if the matter will go before voters. The vote ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man died while incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail Monday night. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the evening of November 4, 28-year-old inmate Scott Lee Ashbaugh was found unresponsive in his cell during a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A serial offender facing over a dozen charges was arrested once again. The Medford Police Department said in the early morning hours of October 30, Donald William Nelson, 29, was arrested after reportedly spotted looking through cars. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The issue of a new jail for Jackson County continues to be a top priority for the sheriff’s department. In the meantime, the National Alliance on Mental Illness for the region laid out their position on the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. –  A man is facing numerous charges, accused of being involved in human trafficking. 39-year-old Michael Joseph Silva faces multiple charges including promoting and compelling prostitution, trafficking and second-degree assault. Medford police say Silva was in a relationship with ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested 45-year-old Kristopher Michael Patton on Wednesday morning in White City on multiple sex-related charges. They say they opened an investigation on Patton a few months ago when they received reports of sexual ...

 MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Jail has a new body scanner to keep workers and inmates safe. The body scanner will eliminate the need for cavity searches in most cases according to Lieutenant Josh Aldrich. “Obviously the most unpleasant ...

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