Roseburg Prepares for Presidential Visit

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 8, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Preparations are being made for the visit of President Barack Obama to the grieving community on Friday.

He’s expected to arrive at the Eugene Airport aboard Air Force One in the morning.  He’ll take the Marine One helicopter to the Roseburg Airport.

It’s not known where and when he will meet with family members who lost loved ones to …

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Umpqua Community College Shooting: The Latest

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 8, 2015

Associated Press, KXL’s Mike Turner & Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College on the morning of Thursday, October 1st, killing eight students and a teacher before himself.  Nine other students were wounded and thousands of lives changed forever in the worst mass shooting ever in Oregon.

Classes were in just the fourth …

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3 Arrested in Portland for Brutal California Murder

Posted by Associated Press on October 8, 2015

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Three drifters were arrested Wednesday in Oregon in the killing of a beloved California teacher of tantra yoga who was shot dead while walking his dog along a scenic hiking trail, authorities said.

The suspects – two men and a woman – were arrested in Portland outside a community dining hall and were in possession …

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Sheriff’s Association Supports Hanlin, Brady Group Calls For Resignation

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 8, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence on Monday called for the immediate resignation of Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin and his replacement as lead investigator of the Umpqua Community College shooting, calling him “unfit” to complete the investigation.

The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association responded on Thursday, saying they fully support him.

Related: Gunman Kills Nine, Wounds Nine at Umpqua Community College

An article …

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City Council Approves Share of $30 Million To House Homeless

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 7, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. —  They don’t have the money yet, but the City of Portland and Multnomah County announced their intent last week to spend $30 million to pay for shelter beds and housing for people in need.

Leaders say the money may not be available until next July.  There could be a bump in city money before then, but nothing is …

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