Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

20 TRIPP-P 31Aug2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 12:00am - Sat, 08/31/2024 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In this fourth and final installment of conversations with journalists who are covering the ongoing George Floyd and BLM (Black Lives Matter) protests in Portland, Oregon, throughout the summer of 2020, the TRIPP-P hosts meet up with Freelance Journalist Suzette Smith at Re... Read more

Jeffrey Epstein | The Untold Story

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a scandal still shrouded in mystery – what does the lawyer who represented 20 of his victims say really happened behind the headlines to bring him down? – Did Jeffrey Epstein hang himself in that jail cell, or was he murdered?                   ... Read more

The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet draconian drug laws and enforcement did not prevent increasing drug use and an epidemic of overdose death... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

Evening News on 01/13/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In a historic moment, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for the second time today; Multiple states have introduced legislation in an attempt to limit or prohibit non-violent protest; And, the COVID deat... Read more

ODOC Treatment of Prisoners with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Karen James speaks with Tom Stenson, Disability Rights Oregon Deputy Legal Director, about his new report “Four Years Later: Oregon Prison Overhauls Treatment of Inmates with Serious Mental Illness”.  Disability Rights Oregon’s previous report “Behind the 11th Door” reveale... Read more

The Gap: Capitol Hill Siege and Georgia Runoffs

Airs at: Fri, 01/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea attempt to debrief Wednesday's siege on Capitol Hill and the success of the Democratic candidates in the Georgia Senate runoff. We take listener calls to digest the insurrectionist mob that took over the Capitol building in Wa... Read more

Bail Funds in the Age of COVID & BLM Uprisings

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Amanda Trujillo with Portland Freedom Fund (PFF).  PFF is a volunteer-run abolitionist organization currently dedicated to reducing harms perpetuated against our Black, Brown and Indigenous neighbors by the criminal justice system through posting ... Read more

News in Depth Special: Police Accountability

Airs at: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The KBOO Evening News is off this evening, and instead, we present to you: a look back at some of our favorite News in Depth pieces. Tonight, we will be reflecting on police accountability in Portland over the course of the past year. This special features excerpts from... Read more