Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

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.

Rachael McDonald

A citizens’ group is crafting a community policing district levy for the Fern Ridge area for the May 17th election. A group backing the measure held a press conference Wednesday in Eugene.

cops.usdoj.gov

The holiday gifts that arrive in the mail are tempting to thieves.
A Salem couple installed a camera on their porch after having six packages stolen. It worked—police caught two people taking off with the decoy box.

Wikipedia

As the winter vacation season begins, the Eugene Police Department is urging residents to protect their property while they're away.

John Stapleton

The fourth boy charged in Eugene's Civic Stadium fire was sentenced today (Wednesday.) As KLCC's Tiffany Eckert reports, the juvenile took responsibility for his actions and must now follow the conditions of his probation.

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