OPB | Oct. 21, 2015
The elder abuse rate in Oregon rose in 2014. We'll find out what's behind that rise, and how those charged with identifying, prosecuting and preventing such abuse are approaching the problem.
OPB | Dec. 04, 2014
THURSDAY: The Statesman Journal has been reporting on the case of the girls basketball coach who plead guilty to charges of sexual abuse of two students, and following up on the fallout from the case.
OPB | Oct. 31, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Oct. 30, 2014
THURSDAY: WA newly released report from Oregon's Office of Adult Abuse Prevention & Investigation documents various forms of adult abuse in the state.
OPB | Sept. 25, 2014
THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.
OPB | Sept. 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with clinical psychologist Wilson Kenney about myths and facts surrounding pedophilia and what treatments and support systems are available for people.
OPB | Sept. 12, 2014
FRIDAY: In response to the viral video of a former NFL player assaulting his wife, survivors of domestic violence have turned to Twitter to explain #whyIstayed and #whyIleft.
OPB | March 24, 2014
MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.
OPB | Jan. 09, 2014
THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost.
OPB | June 05, 2013
This week the state legislature gave final approval to a bill that would expand the list of mandatory reporters for elder abuse.
OPB | April 01, 2013
Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.
OPB | Oct. 18, 2012
Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.
OPB | July 24, 2012
Oregon State University President Ed Ray will be on to discuss the NCAA sanctions against Penn State as well as some issues affecting higher education here in Oregon.
OPB | May 23, 2012
Karen Spears Zacharias's latest book — part crime story, part memoir — explores the brutal 2005 murder of a three-year-old girl.
OPB | Sept. 06, 2011
A new lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services alleges the agency should have prevented the death of 15-year-old Jeanette Maples.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2011
A whole industry has developed to help troubled teens. In this rebroacast, you'll hear about some of those in the business — from transport companies to consultants.
OPB | July 12, 2011
If you have a severely troubled teenager, where do you turn for help? How do you know who to trust?
OPB | March 04, 2011
We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.