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Man accused of prostitution charges appears in court

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 the 29-year-old …

Man wanted for sex crimes behind bars

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 abuse. Since …

Ashland shuts down new county jail proposal

ASHLAND, Ore. — On a 3-2 vote, the city of Ashland did not approve placing the proposed new county jail on the November ballot in Tuesday night’s meeting. So how does this impact the November ballot? According to Jackson County Sheriff Nathan …