PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus Thursday took different paths to the small rural college, ranging from teens starting college for the first time to adults who were seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of English at the college.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A homeless man fashioned a machete-like blade to a groomed tree branch and speared a hungry black bear cub that was sniffing for food Friday morning at an illegal camp site in Anchorage.
Two brothers who are accused of owning a bogus pharmacy in West Los Angeles are in custody on suspicion of using their store to distribute prescription drugs to the black market, Department of Justice officials said.
Arizona's controversial lawman, Joe Arpaio, took the witness stand on Friday during his civil contempt hearing and denied that his office used a confidential informant to investigate the judge presiding over his racial profiling case. During questioning, Arpaio said the probe had stemmed from the informant’s allegations that the federal government had cracked into about 150,000 local bank accounts. "I wanted to get to the bottom of this massive infiltration," Arpaio said during the hearing in U.S. District Court in Phoenix.