Reporter/Producer, Guns & America
Jonathan Levinson is a multimedia reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting. He’s the Audion Fellow covering Guns & America.
Previously, Jonathan covered Mexico as a freelancer. His radio work has appeared on NPR and the CBC. His photography has been featured in ESPN, The Washington Post and Bloomberg News.
Jonathan spent five years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army and has a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University.
Jeremy Christian’s time in prison may have worsened his mental health issues, leaving family and experts to question whether two deaths aboard a MAX train in 2017 were preventable.
A 2-year-old black lab was sworn in as a comfort dog with the Gresham Police Department in December.
The Portland Police Bureau says Portlanders have reported an average of one shooting a day in 2019. But a string of shootings in the last few weeks of the year has the bureau allocating more resources in the hopes of preventing retaliation.
Oregonians have petitioned for 166 extreme risk protection orders in the nearly two years since the law took effect. Documents in those cases paint a picture of people in crisis.
A group of Oregon faith leaders, filed an initiative petition with the Secretary of State on Monday hoping to get new gun laws on the November ballot.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about the Nov. 26 shooting at the Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School in Hazel Dell, Washington, that left two people dead.
Even as law enforcement changes to address political violence fueled by fringe groups, it’s not clear they alone can quell the regular clashes.
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PBOT's annual leaf clean up began Nov. 7 and will run through Dec. 20, covering a few neighborhoods every day.
El énfasis en la apariencia del AR-15 ha moldeado la forma en que Estados Unidos regula las armas de fuego, generando frustración tanto en muchos propietarios de armas como entre los defensores del control de armas.
A Multnomah County judge sentenced Tusitala “Tiny” Toese to 10 days in jail for a parole violation.
The emphasis on the AR-15's appearance has shaped how the U.S. regulates firearms, to the frustration of many gun owners and gun control advocates alike.
A Vancouver, Washington, man accused of killing one person and injuring two others Thursday at a senior living facility downtown will remain in jail without bail.
After a year of public pressure, the Portland Trail Blazers partnership with a Beaverton-based scope manufacturer has ended.
A Multnomah County judge ruled Friday that the $1 million civil lawsuit against Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson will stay in Multnomah County.
In many communities, gangs, drugs and gun violence are all part of a cycle of intergenerational trauma that is made worse by poor education. Lionel Irving has decided the cycle ends with him.
Washington-based internet services company Epik reversed course Tuesday after the company initially offered to provide services to the controversial online forum 8chan.
Among the popular gun policy proposals raised in the aftermath of shootings like those in El Paso and Dayton, the call for “red flag” laws has become a common refrain. But like universal background checks, “red flag” laws aren’t self-explanatory.