• Thursday, October 8, 2015

    EU agrees measures to efficiently deport migrants not eligible for asylum, buttress borders

    Updated: 9:00 pm

  • Douglas County Commissioners Tim Freeman, from left, Susan Morgan and Chris Boice hold a news conference in Roseburg, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. President Obama plans to travel to Roseburg on Friday to meet with victims' families. Obama's calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the shootings did not sit well with many people in this conservative region, where gun ownership is pervasive. The county commissioners tried to tamp down any suggestion that Obama was not welcome. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion — seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.

    Updated: 4:30 pm

  • This July 22, 2008 file photo shows the campus of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. As college campuses nationwide wrestle with how to address sexual assault, an even more complicated question is unfolding: how to prosecute and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas study programs. The complexities were highlighted at Middlebury in September 2015 when a federal judge ordered the school to readmit a student it had expelled for a sexual encounter that occurred overseas.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

    In college rape debate, overseas-study crimes gain attention

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As colleges wrestle with how to address sexual assault, a legal challenge involving a small Vermont institution brings an obscure part of the equation to the fore: how to report, investigate and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas-study programs.

    Updated: 1:34 pm

  • New Mexico State University police: ‘Device’ rendered safe

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a “suspicious device” found on the New Mexico State University campus in Las Cruces contained no explosive material.

    Updated: 12:28 pm

  • This Thursday, March 19, 2015, file photo shows Dayton's Dyshawn Pierre catching a pass during practice for an NCAA college basketball tournament second-round game in Columbus, Ohio. Pierre has sued the Ohio school in federal court over his suspension after a sexual assault accusation. Pierre’s lawsuit asks a U.S. district court judge to order his reinstatement, and also seeks unspecified damages. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Basketball player sues Ohio college over suspension

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A star University of Dayton basketball player has sued the Ohio school in federal court over his suspension after a sexual assault accusation.

    Updated: 9:36 am

  • Officials order suspension of 3 football players over fight

    WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three high school football players will be suspended following a fight that erupted on the field over the weekend in western Pennsylvania.

  • An Oregon State Patrol Trooper walks the grounds of Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Ore. Tuesday Oct. 6, 2015 in the aftermath of the mass shooting on the Roseburg campus. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

    Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.

  • This image from video, taken Oct. 1, 2015, shows  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Senior Research Engineer David Aylor in the drivers seat with an electronic display on the dashboard for parallel parking assistance at the IIHS Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, Va. American car buyers are baffled by a blizzard of new safety technologies in vehicles that vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, from model to model, and from one options package to another. (AP Photo/Dan Huff)

    New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.

  • In this Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, Douglas County Deputy Sheriff Greg Kennerly, left, and Oregon State Trooper Tom Willis stand guard outside the apartment building where alleged Umpqua Community College gunman Chris Harper Mercer lived with his mother in Roseburg, Ore. The deadly shooting last week has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012. Like Adam Lanza, the gunman in the Connecticut massacre, Christopher Harper-Mercer was living a mostly solitary life with a mom who shared his fascination with firearms. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.

  • Dr. Christine Seals speaks during a news conference at Umpqua Community College Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. The campus reopened on a limited basis for faculty and students for the first time since armed suspect Chris Harper-Mercer killed multiple people and wounded several others on Thursday before taking his own life at Snyder Hall. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    In writings, Ore. gunman ranted about having no girlfriend

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns and acknowledged in online posts that he struggled with autism, but she didn’t seem to know he was potentially violent.