"We know that the quickest way to end a school shooting, should it happen, is to either prevent it by a police presence or to stop it by reducing that response time," says Chief Kappelman.
"This is a very strong and resilient community,” the Governor said, “and they will provide the support that these students need to move forward and begin the healing process"
During follow-up investigation, Curry County Sheriff’s Office says the victim’s story had changed somewhat which led deputies to an upstairs room at the Harbor Inn Motel. A bullet was recovered in the sub-flooring of the motel which witnesses stated was from Roberson shooting into the floor, according to the report.
Marshfield High School's girls’ soccer team has a new slogan – ‘Kick Butt for Kendra.’
All seven began their new full-time teaching positions at the start of fall term, college officials said.
Hundreds of people lined the road leading to the Oregon community college where a gunman killed nine people, holding signs reading "UCC Strong" as students returned Monday to the scene of the deadliest shooting in state history.
The two-day trip takes them into a three-story ‘burn building’ where they practice putting out real life fires.
A picture can say a thousand words, and a song can heal a thousand of broken hearts -- at least that’s what 20-year old Caeli Barnhart is finding out.
The community gathered Friday for a memorial service for Lucero Alcaraz, one of the nine victims killed in the Umpqua Community College shooting.
President Barack Obama flew to Roseburg to meet with families of the UCC victims, and since it was a private trip, no one officially knew where he would be meeting with them.
“This area is the salt of the earth and disrespectful,” said Michelle Finn, organizer of ‘Defend Earth, Deny Barack Obama,’ one of the largest protest groups. It used Facebook to ask thousands of people to join them in their Roseburg protest.
People lined the streets and freeway overpasses of Roseburg as President Obama arrived to meet with the families of the victims of the deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.
Subsequent testing of the site has shown anomalies indicating a disinfectant may have been introduced into the water.
Air Force One departed for Seattle just before 3 p.m.
The president flew to Eugene via Marine One to board Air Force One.
The president was accompanied on Air Force One by Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Rep. Peter DeFazio.
The small community in Roseburg has come together in countless ways since last week's mass shooting at Umpqua Community College. Justin Troxel and his good friend Mike Smith, the manager of The Steel Outlet in Roseburg, are now creating countless metal signs in the shape of Oregon, featuring a cutout heart in the place of Roseburg.
Holding signs saying the president was not welcome, more than 200 gun-rights activists protested Barack Obama's visit on Friday to Oregon to meet with the families of victims of last week's campus killings.
President Barack Obama is visiting Roseburg a week after the mass shooting on the Umpqua Community College campus. His arrival was met with mixed reaction from the Roseburg community.
President Obama was expected to arrive in Eugene midday October 9 and transfer from Air Force 1 to the Marine 1 helicopter that arrived earlier in the week.
An early morning fight between two groups of students escalated into gunfire in the parking lot outside an Arizona university dormitory, leaving one person dead and three others wounded, authorities said Friday.
First and second graders at Lookingglass Elementary School created an art project to show their support for the victim.
Researchers at the University of Oregon say a new study on bacteria could be the future of solving crimes.
At 11 a.m., Umpqua Community College staff locked hands and stood in a silent line, their heads bowed in a moment of silence for the 8 students and their teacher who died a week ago when a gunman opened fire inside their classroom.
Performers will include past local Teen Idol winners, the Little Ole Opry comedy team, and many others.
"The operation would be essentially a nonprofit organization -- all of the proceeds being used to benefit the youth and the people of the area. That was the intent." Seven years of planning and negotiations went into the project before it was called off last week.
It was an emotional evening for students, staff and community members at SWOCC.