Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 10:00pm
A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Terrence Petty, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:01pm
Three years ago a 30-year-old mentally ill man fatally shot a California woman as she admired a scenic view on the Oregon coast, using one of three weapons acquired by the killer's mother from gun dealers.
Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 7:55pm
The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal lands in the West.