Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule soon on a Trump Administration attempt to get rid of a climate lawsuit brought by 21 young people against the U.S. government. 


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This week in Corvallis, several medical, law enforcement and mental health organizations are gathered for crisis intervention training.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports,  coordinators say it’s the first such event in Benton County.

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Douglas County officials have released records from the investigation of the 2015 Umpqua Community College Shooting. Investigators concluded that the shooter acted alone in killing nine people on the campus.

Bridgeway House

Teachers and staff of Bridgeway House, a center for children and families affected by autism, made a distressing discovery Wednesday. The school was robbed. Thieves stole dozens of computers crucial to the instruction of students on the autistic spectrum.

City of Eugene

Eugene’s Community Court is celebrating its one year anniversary Friday, September 1st. The program responds to low level crimes by providing offenders with access to social services and sentencing community service instead of jail time. Court administrator Cheryl Stone says since it began last summer, Community Court has helped almost 300 people and produced over 60 program graduates.

Lane County Jail

A Eugene man was killed early Thursday when his car was hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a sheriff’s deputy.

Recorded on: July 21, 2017

Air Date: July 24, 2017

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Starting tomorrow (July 12), Lane Community College will hold a three-day shooter response training course, as well as a drill on its main campus.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, a variety of law enforcement agencies will participate in the training coordinated between LCC and the FBI.  

The Lane County Sheriff has extra patrols on duty in the Veneta area during the Oregon Country Fair through Monday.

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Eugene-Springfield officials want the public’s help in tracking illegal fireworks. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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