SALEM, Ore — More than 200 of the state’s serious juvenile offenders may soon be eligible for a conditional release or a parole hearing under Governor Kate Brown’s new commutation plan. “Governor Brown believes that we must put more emphasis ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A man died while incarcerated at the Klamath County Jail. Deputies said just before midnight Thursday, 38-year-old Francisco Garcia Torres was found unresponsive in the jail. Medical personnel were unable to revive Garcia Torres and he ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office released information Thursday night regarding a COVID-19 outbreak. The Sheriff’s Office says several adults in custody who share a housing unit were experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. The jail medical staff offered tests to ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson Co. Jail is reporting its first COVID case inside the facility. Josephine Co. Jail had its first cases last fall and is in the midst of a larger outbreak right now. Now, both jails are trying ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – There is some positive news in the fight against the virus. The Josephine County Jail says it’s 100% COVID-19 free. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office held the second round of testing late last week following an ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is addressing public concerns after it released two inmates facing drug charges from jail. Last month, Oregon State Police stopped two men in Jackson County who it says were found with nearly ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An arrest was made in a case involving a reported abduction and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday morning. According to Medford Police, around 10:30 Tuesday morning a woman was assaulted on the 3000 block of ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Two men, already lodged in jail, are facing new charges related to a January homicide case. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, 32 year-old Joshua Wayne Bull and 33 year-old Theodore Stacey Johnson are now ...

Jackson County Jail is taking precautions in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the faculty. Lt. Josh Aldrich from the jail command says in addition to increasing their cleaning routine they are also informing inmates how to keep ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is taking extra precautions due to coronavirus risk. The sheriff’s office says it will increase screening during intake at the jail and will step up efforts to keep things sanitary in the ...