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11 hrs ago | via The Columbian
Faculty, staff and some students have returned to an Oregon community college for the first time since a gunman killed nine people last week. Classes at Umpqua Community College won't resume until next week, but the campus reopened Monday to staff, faculty and students who wanted to pick up belongings they left behind when they fled the shooting on Thursday. Comment?
Sunday | via People
After a bullet ripped into her back, shattering five vertebrae, Umpqua Community College shooting victim Ana Boylan laid completely motionless while the gunman questioned if she was alive or dead, her brother tells PEOPLE. Ana, 18, was sitting next to her good friend, 16-year-old Cheyeanne Fitzgerald , in the Writing 115 class when the shooting started on Thursday, her brother Korre Boylan says. Comment?
Saturday | via KVAL-TV Eugene
Five people remain in the hospital out of the nine that were injured in the Umpqua Community College shooting. Three patients are at PeaceHealth at Riverbend in Springfield. Comment?
Friday Oct 2 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
The gunman killed 9 people and injured 9 more Thursday at Umpqua Community College , the sheriff said Friday. Six people remained hospitalized on Friday in Roseburg and Springfield, according to hospital officials. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via KPIC
Kip Kinkel was sentenced to more than a 100 years in prison for a May 1998 shooting at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon that left two students dead and 25 others wounded. He also killed his parents. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via KPIC
ROSEBURG, Ore. Emergency crews are responding to a deadly shooting on the Umpqua Community College campus Thursday morning, an Oregon State Police spokesperson said. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via The Oregonian
The man who shot four people 19 years ago at Portland's downtown Scientology center earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Oregon last spring, worked in the campus cafeteria part time while a student and now lives in a group home in Springfield. Jairus Chegero Godeka appeared Wednesday before the state's Psychiatric Security Review Board, arguing that he poses no danger to the community and should no longer be under the board's control. Comment?
Sep 4, 2015 | via The Oregonian
The 32-year-old inmate had been lodged at the jail since Monday on charges of theft, criminal trespass, giving false information to police and carrying a concealed weapon. At about 11 a.m., a sheriff's deputy found the prisoner with his jail-issued clothing around his neck, according to a news release from Capt. Comment?
Sep 2, 2015 | via OregonLive.com
The Eugene-Springfield area has seen a spike in violent crime during the past three months, including three deaths since Friday. The Register-Guard reports that murders, suicides and shootings have resulted in the deaths of 12 people during the summer in the area. Comment?
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