Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

Oregon Governor Kate Brown headed for Roseburg this afternoon (Thursday) to help the community. She addressed reporters earlier today.

Brown: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We are holding the community of Douglas County in our hearts today. The work that first responders have done is harrowing. To our first responders: Thank you for your work, as this community reels from grief."

President Obama has also been briefed on the shooting.

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Brandon Nelson Hubbard

A male shooter went on a rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg this morning.

1:57 pm UPDATE: Shooter exchanged gunfire with first responders. Press conference happening how.

The Lane County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday that Deputy Todd Olson was shot and wounded Friday near Cottage Grove. The incident happened when four Deputies were responding to a shots fired call.

U.S. Department of Justice

Eugene Police have secured a $249 thousand grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to purchase body cameras for officers. The 2 year matching grant is one of 73 awarded nationwide.

Oregon State Police is investigating a forensic analyst for tampering with drug evidence. The analyst has been placed on leave from her job at the agency's lab in Bend.

Who Is Oregon's Annie Doe?

Sep 18, 2015
Jes Burns / OPB

In 1971, a man found the scattered remains of a young woman in the woods near Cave Junction in Southern Oregon. She was wearing a pink coat. Today, that woman is one of more than 100 unidentified bodies in the state.

Unidentified: The Cold Cases Of Washington

Sep 17, 2015
Paul Sakuma / AP

About 100 unidentified dead people arrive at morgues around Washington state every year. Most of the John and Jane Does get identified in a matter of days or weeks. But about 10 percent aren’t.

UPDATE: Child's mother contacted police after seeing Amber Alert on her own cell phone.

The 4-year-old's mother, Dana Morgan, contacted police after her cell phone notified her about the Amber Alert for her son Sunday morning. Eugene Police made contact with Morgan and returned the child, Lucien Triplett, to his father.

John Stapleton

Two of the four boys charged with setting the fire that destroyed Eugene's Civic Stadium in June are suspected in at least one other arson involving a dumpster.