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'The person who shot the victim was going to be evicted'

'The person who shot the victim was going to be evicted' »Play Video
Police negotiated for an hour before firing tear gas and storming the apartment July 3.

As police surrounded the Village Park Apartments, Ron Mullen called his daughter and told her to stay calm - and take cover.

Grass fires burning on Washington side of Columbia Gorge

Grass fires burning on Washington side of Columbia Gorge »Play Video
A grass fire burns on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge near Biggs Junction, Oregon. (Photo: Sandra Martin)

At least one structure has burned, according to the North Sherman Fire Department, which is based in Oregon but assisting firefighters in Washington. It is unclear at this time what kind of structure it is.

Tenant facing eviction shoots and kills apartment manager, self

Tenant facing eviction shoots and kills apartment manager, self
Springfield Police tried negotiating with the suspect for an hour before a SWAT team stormed the apartment.

An apartment manager serving an eviction notice was fatally shot and killed by the tenant, who then took his own life, Springfield Police said.

F-15 flyover Saturday morning in Creswell

F-15 flyover Saturday morning in Creswell
Photo courtesy Oregon Air National Guard

F-15 Eagle fighter jets will fly over the Creswell Fourth of July Celebration on Saturday, the final stop for the Oregon Air National Guard planes from the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence?

Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence?

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

Fourth of July: Did you know that ...

Fourth of July: Did you know that ...

Which nation imported the most dollars worth of American flags from the U.S.?

How many dollars worth of fireworks do Americans buy each year?

And which patriotic city names are the most popular?

More Fourth of July news and information

Boys face arson charges for Civic Stadium fire

Boys face arson charges for Civic Stadium fire »Play Video

Four boys will likely face second degree arson charges for lighting the initial fire that spread out of control and burned historic Eugene Civic Stadium to the ground on Monday.