• Candida Miller, left, and Brandon Snyder leave flowers at a site of a growing memorial to victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (AP Photo via Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)

    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.

    Updated: 6:07 pm

  • Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless, left, grabs a loose ball over Sacramento Kings forward Quincy Acy during the second half of an NBA basketball preseason game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

    Kings down Trail Blazers 109-105 in OT preseason opener

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marco Belinelli had 32 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 109-105 in overtime Monday night, the preseason opener for both teams.

  • Lacey Scroggins, left, is comforted by her mother Lisa Scroggins during a church service at the New Beginnings Church of God, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. Lacey Scroggins is a survivor of the fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Pastor’s sermon: ‘Violence will not have the last word’

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — People in this southern Oregon timber town sought solace in church services following last week’s deadly shooting rampage — including one congregation where the pastor’s daughter survived because the gunman mistakenly believed she was dead.

  • Randy Scroggins, a pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, cries in his church Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. Scroggins had just spoke on the phone with the mother of a man who was shot and killed by Chris Harper Mercer while he was near his daughter Lacey Scroggins at Umpqua Community College Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    The Latest: Pastor says shooting survivor got flash drive

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local):

  • A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy walks past Snyder Hall at Umpqua Community College, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore.  Armed with multiple guns, suspect Chris Harper-Mercer walked into a class at Snyder Hall on Thursday, killing nine and wounding several others before taking his own life. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    Oregon shooter showed little sympathy in calculated killings

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman had already shot several students at close range when he stood inches from Lacey Scroggins and demanded she stand up.

  • Colorado comes up short against Oregon, 41-24

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado is inching closer to the elite of the Pac-12. It just didn’t happen Saturday night.

  • Oregon running back Royce Freeman (21) celebrates after running in a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Colorado in Boulder, Colo., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Oregon holds off Colorado 41-24 on soggy night

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — At the team hotel before the game, several Oregon players got stuck in an elevator. From there, things only went up for the Ducks.

  • Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, left, has words with Sporting KC midfielder Graham Zusi, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

    Sporting KC beats Timbers 1-0.

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City made its path to the playoffs a little easier Saturday night.

  • Colorado and Oregon football fans wait out multiple weather delays before an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Colorado-Oregon pay tribute to shooting victims before game

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — There was a moment of silence before the Oregon-Colorado football game Saturday night at Folsom Field for the people who died in the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.