Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

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The United States has five percent of the world's population, but twenty-five percent of its prison inmates.  The state of Oregon mirrors the national numbers.  Now, a bipartisan prison  reform movement is picking up steam and Oregon is playing a part.

Roseburg, Oregon, site of the recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, is a rural, conservative timber town in which firearms are a traditional part of the culture and gun rights are cherished.

In the wake of the shooting, calls for new gun laws were vigorously rejected by public officials and many residents. But some long-time members of the community feel there should be more emphasis on gun safety. 

Ian Campbell / Roseburg News-Review

Several events are planned this weekend to raise funds for people affected by the shootings at Umpqua Community College.  Some students organizing a benefit concert would like to see Snyder hall torn down.

Recorded on: October 9, 2015

Air Date: October 12, 2015

Responding at least in part to recent police shootings of minorities, Oregon’s Legislature earlier this year passed legislation directing law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies and procedures that prohibit profiling. The speakers will discuss the new law and its implementation.

Rachael McDonald

Over the weekend memorials were held for 4 of the 9 people killed in the shooting October 1st at Umpqua Community College.

Michael Sullivan, The News-Review

Rebecka Carnes, Quinn Cooper and Lucas Eibel were memorialized in separate services Saturday in Myrtle Creek and Roseburg.

Michael Sullivan, The News-Review

KLCC's Rachael McDonald talks with Desmond O'Boyle about her experience following President Barack Obama during his visit to Roseburg, Friday. Obama called for change and met with state dignitaries.

Rachael McDonald

President Barack Obama landed in Roseburg, Oregon this Friday afternoon to meet with families of the victims of last weeks shooting at Umpqua Community College.  Rachael McDonald is traveling with the White House Press Pool.

KLCC's Rachael McDonald.

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Rachael McDonald

The 19 year-old who suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the shooting at Umpqua Community College last week is breathing on her own. Doctors spoke with reporters Thursday at PeaceHealth Medical Center in Springfield.

Hospital Confirms Chris Mintz Released

Oct 8, 2015
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One of the wounded victims of last week’s shooting at Umpqua Community College has been released from the hospital.

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