Firearms Stolen from Wilbur Auction

WILBUR, Ore. — Law enforcement officials are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole approximately 20 firearms. ATF says someone broke into Federal Firearms Licensee Wilbur Auction in Douglas County on Feb. 5 and stole pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, and AR-15 type lower receivers. It is … Continue reading »

Loaded Gun Ban Protests in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A controversy has sparked over the city of Corvallis’ proposed ban of loaded firearms. At Monday night’s city council meeting, the Oregon Oath Keepers plan to protest the proposed ban because they say it violates individual city liberties. The group says that veterans and second amendment supporters from all over Oregon will … Continue reading »

Open Carry Guitars Demonstration

MEDFORD, Ore. — A group of demonstrators in Southern Oregon are adding a musical twist to the open carry debate. Open Carry Guitar rallies are just what they sound like, as demonstrators trade in guns for something they say is less menacing: guitars. The rallies have been making their way from Texas to California, and … Continue reading »

Panera Bans Guns in its Restaurants

(CNN) – Panera is asking its customers to leave their guns at home. The company wants its unarmed patrons to feel comfortable. Panera says the only guns in its stores should be carried by law enforcement. Moms Demand Action, a gun safety group, says Panera approached them about the issue three months ago, and wanted … Continue reading »

Monroe Woman Shot Twice

MONROE, Ore. — A Monroe woman is in the hospital after deputies say she was shot by neighbors who were target practicing. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Gale Fogelstrom was walking to get her newspaper on Reese Creek Road Sunday evening. Deputies say she was shot twice: in her lower back and in … Continue reading »

UOPD Ready to Respond in Emergencies

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department wants students to know they’re prepared to act fast in emergency situations. On Tuesday, a student at Purdue University was killed when authorities say a gunman walked onto campus. This is just the latest in a string of campus shootings on middle, high school, and college … Continue reading »

Corvallis Detectives Seek Guns’ Owners

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Detectives are investigating a series of burglaries and break-ins in the Willamette Landing neighborhood. In one burglary, black powder, muzzle loading muskets were stolen. Police say a photo was taken from the suspect’s phone and the guns have not been found. No reports of similar guns have been made. Police believe the … Continue reading »

Concealed Handgun Permits Spike

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s likely more people will apply for a concealed handgun permits in Lane County this year than ever before. In the first six months of 2013, there were just more than 2,000 new requests for concealed handgun licenses in Lane County–that’s just slightly less than the numbers for the entire year of … Continue reading »

Teen Dies in Accidental Shooting

DRAIN, Ore. — A 16-year-old Drain boy died after he was accidentally shot by a hunting rifle in his friend’s home. The boy was was spending Thursday night at a 15-year-old friend’s house on Hayhurst Road in Drain when the shooting occurred. Investigators say the boys were in a bedroom when they took out a … Continue reading »

Official Leaked Memo on Fast and Furious

(CNN) — A justice department official leaked an internal memo written by an ATF agent who had criticized the DOJ’s Fast and Furious gun trafficking program, according to a new report Monday from the DOJ’s inspector general. The report says U.S. Attorney in Arizona Dennis Burke leaked the memo in an apparent attempt to undermine … Continue reading »

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