'Climate kids' suit against government allowed to proceed

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the government's second request for an order directing a lower court to dismiss the case
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'Men' axed from seal at South Eugene High

'Men' axed from seal at South Eugene High
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'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

With a middle-of-the-night launch that lit up the sky with three pillars of flame, a NASA probe is hurtling toward the sun for the closest encounter ever by a spacecraft
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'Wow, here we go': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

Embarking on a mission scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft is hurtling toward the sun to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any other object sent before
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2 Alabama jail inmates caught in Illinois

Two jail inmates in Alabama have been arrested in Illinois
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2 inmates who escaped from Alabama jail caught in Illinois

Two inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail have been captured in Illinois
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5 Oregon cities get money for military memorials

The Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation awarded grants to 5 cities looking to build or restore memorials to military veterans
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Analysis: Legislative transparency a matter of perspective

Analysis: Legislative transparency in Mississippi a matter of perspective
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AP Was There: Protesters fight Chicago police, guardsmen

AP Was There: Anti-war protesters fight Chicago police, guardsmen during 1968 Democratic National Convention
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Arizona court to rule on appeal in 2 home-invasion killings

The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled Thursday to rule on a death row inmate's appeal in the shooting deaths of a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion
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Arkansas man convicted in road rage killing of toddler

An Arkansas man accused of firing his gun into another driver's car and killing a 3-year-old boy in the back seat has been convicted of murder
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Arkansas man gets 50 years for road rage killing of toddler

An Arkansas man who fired his gun into another driver's car and killed a 3-year-old boy in the back seat has been sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility for parole
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Arkansas man stands trial in 3-year-old boy's shooting death

A murder trial has begun for an Arkansas man accused of firing his gun into another driver's car and killing a 3-year-old boy who was in the back seat
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Ashland City Council considers allowing ridesharing services

The Ashland City Council is considering updating its policies to allow ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft within city limits
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Ashland City Council considers ride-sharing services

The Ashland City Council is considering updating its policies to allow ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft within city limits
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Authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates; 2 recaptured

Authorities say two of five inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail have been recaptured
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Authorities: 5 inmates recaptured after Alabama jail escape

Authorities say five inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail have all been recaptured
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Authorities: Deadly force 'only option' in Florida shooting

Florida authorities say a man fatally shot by police had been hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment
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Billings man sentenced to 55 years for non-fatal shooting

A Billings man has been sentenced to 55 1/2 years in prison for firing a gun at a car last summer, hitting a woman in the head
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Body camera video captures Oregon officer rescuing fawn

An animal welfare officer in Oregon is getting attention after her rescue of a fawn was captured on her body-worn camera
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Body camera video shows Oregon officer rescuing fawn

An animal welfare officer in Oregon is getting attention after her rescue of a fawn was captured on her body-worn camera
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Bridge to be dedicated on slain deputy's 62nd birthday

A bridge over the Kennebec River in Maine will be dedicated this fall to slain Somerset County sheriff's deputy Eugene Cole
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Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to file civil lawsuits
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Central New York dairy farmer gored to death by bull

Police say a 68-year-old dairy farmer has died after being gored by a bull in his pasture in central New York
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Coburg woman returns to roots, find happiness in farm work

Marie Bowers never thought she would spend her life working on a farm
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Community comes to build new home for slain deputy's widow

A Maine community has come together to help build a new home for the widow of the county sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty this year
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Conservation groups sue Oregon to help marbled murrelet

Conservation groups seeking to protect for habitat for the threatened marbled murrelet have filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission
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Convicted killer arrested on suspicion of raping 8-year-old

A man convicted in a woman's strangulation death has been arrested on suspicion of repeatedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl whom he had been baby-sitting
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Correction: Gerrymandering Lawsuit story

Correction: Gerrymandering Lawsuit story
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Court: Attempt to silence officer violated First Amendment

A federal appeals court panel has found that firing a Springfield police officer who refused to sign an agreement prohibiting her from saying or writing anything negative about the department or the city violated her First Amendment right to free speech
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Deputies make arrest in Junction City, Ore., wedding thefts

The Lane County Sheriff's Office has arrested a wedding crasher accused of stealing gifts from couples in Junction City
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Drone grounds firefighting aircraft in Oregon wildfire

A drone grounded firefighting helicopters that had been dropping water on a fast-growing blaze in Oregon
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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts of recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
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Editorials from around Oregon

Editorials from around Oregon
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
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Eugene high school teacher named Oregon's teacher of year

A Eugene high school teacher has been named 2019 Oregon Teacher of the year
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Eugene man recovering after barbed wire lodges in his heart

It turned out to be an unusual Sunday morning on Wayne Wiser's filbert farm
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Eugene man shot by police files federal lawsuit

A Eugene man shot by police and later convicted of a crime for raising a gun toward an officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Eugene, a police dispatcher and two officers
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Eugene neighbors settle dispute over tall trees

Neighbors in southwest Eugene have settled a long-running legal battle over tall trees
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Eugene officials enact ban on wildlife feeding

Eugene officials have approved a ban on feeding wildlife in an attempt to contain the growing rat and wild turkey populations
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Eugene police looks to add video surveillance downtown

The Eugene Police Department is looking to add extra security downtown
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Eugene's bait-bike program hooks thieves

The Eugene Police Department has been operating a bait-bike program to hook thieves in the university town
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Eugene's long-neglected millrace getting a major makeover

For the long-neglected Eugene Millrace, the University of Oregon's new Knight science campus could be an unexpected boon
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Eugene, Oregon, recognized as a bee-friendly city

An environmental group dedicated to protecting bees has given Eugene a Bee City USA designation
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Ex-rodeo group head accused of stealing money paid by riders

The former head of the New Jersey High School Rodeo Association allegedly stole money that families had paid to cover insurance and other fees for the young riders
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Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible

Experts on police training and psychology are split on whether a Dallas police officer's explanation of why she shot a black man in his own apartment can be considered credible based on what's known so far
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Family didn't know dream home was contaminated with meth

A family of nine didn't know that their dream property was contaminated with meth when the bought it
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FBI arrests church music ministry leader on porn charges

The FBI and Eugene police officers have arrested the music ministry leader at Christ Fellowship Church on federal charges of accessing, receiving, possessing and distributing child pornography
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Felony charges to be dropped against San Diego pot attorney

Felony charges to be dropped against attorney representing marijuana businesses in San Diego district attorney's unusually aggressive case
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For 2nd time in 10 days, New York farmer killed by bull

State police say a 72-year-old man has died after being struck by a bull on a farm in western New York
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