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'It's not just Portland': How high standards of enforced mental health care affect care in rural Oregon

‘It’s not just Portland’: How high standards of enforced mental health care affect care in rural Oregon

In a follow-up to KGW’s “Uncommitted” survey series, leaders in eastern Oregon share the gaps they see in mental health care due to civil engagement standards. HEPPNER, Ore. — In Morrow County, a rural county of about 13,000 people in eastern Oregon, District Attorney Justin Nelson is handling civil liability cases — determining whether people …

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Multnomah County District Attorney's Office to reconsider Portland home trespasser case

Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office to reconsider Portland home trespasser case

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office elected not to prosecute Terri Zinser. But now the office says it will review the case. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office said it plans to reinvestigate a high-profile case involving a woman who walked into a house in northeast Portland and curled up on the …

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