Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

Rachael McDonald

As the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge seems to be near an end, a fundraising campaign opposing it has been suspended. Leaders of the “Go Home” campaign say after a man died this week, they felt it was appropriate.

4 Remaining Militants Say They're Ready To Leave Refuge

Jan 28, 2016
Rob Kerr / AFP/Getty Images

Just four people remain at the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

The group spoke with OPB by phone Thursday morning.

OPB/Multnomah County

New information came out in federal court in Portland today about the militants arrested Tuesday night and charged with occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The Federal Government outlined its case today against the group led by Ammon Bundy.

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As the events in Harney County continue to evolve, KLCC's Anni Katz spoke with several Burns residents, to get a sense of how the community is feeling.

Media Leaves Refuge

Jan 27, 2016
John Sepulvado / OPB

Most media outlets – including OPB – have pulled their teams out from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. As John Sepulvado reports, media left the occupied area after militants began to act erratic in the early morning:

Conrad Wilson / OPB

The monthlong occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge took a turn toward a possible conclusion Tuesday night – with the death of one militant after an officer involved shooting. At least eight others were arrested.

Nadia Raza

Nadia Raza, a tenured instructor at Lane Community College, has filed a federal lawsuit against the school. 

Rachael McDonald

A large crowd gathered in downtown Eugene Tuesday to rally against the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.

Corey Arnold / Birding Without Borders

The occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oregon is now in its 2nd week. The spot in remote Harney County is a favorite for Eugene area birder and author, Noah Strycker, who just returned from a record-breaking “big year” journey around the world.

Rachael McDonald

A federal lawsuit filed Thursday says Eugene police used excessive force and wrongfully arrested an African-American mother and son last summer. The suit was brought by the sister and nephew of the head of the Eugene chapter of the NAACP.

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