Author: KGW Staff SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — In just two weeks, Oregon State Hospital will begin the first of its monthly early releases of mental health patients. The patients being released were charged with a crime but deemed unfit to ...

Author: Pat Dooris, David Mann (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon’s only state-run psychiatric facility is so full that it’s been ordered to start releasing patients early — specifically those who are awaiting trial for criminal charges. Starting Oct. 12, ...

EUGENE, Ore. – Psychiatric patient Troy Thomas Irick, reported missing Thursday, was found by the Eugene Police Department. In 2017, Troy Thomas Irick was found “guilty except for insanity” for menacing and unlawful use of a weapon. He was sentenced ...

Medford, Ore.- A Central Point man accused of shooting and killing man outside a convenience store will be sent back to the Oregon State Hospital for another mental health evaluation. Robert Davies-Calhoun appeared in court Thursday. Davies-Calhoun’s case has repeatedly ...

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