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National & World Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence? (New) 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."
Local Fourth of July: Did you know that ... (New) Fourth of July: Did you know that ... (Photo Gallery)
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

Police respond to report of gunshot wound in Springfield

Police respond to report of gunshot wound in Springfield
Police activity at 52nd and Main in Springfield on Friday, July 3, 2015.

State and local police responded to an apartment complex on a report of a gunshot wound Friday just after noon, according to dispatch records.

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.

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.

Photos: Inside the Civic Stadium crime scene

Photos: Inside the Civic Stadium crime scene
Eugene Police released this series of photographs taken inside the crime scene at Civic Stadium.

Eugene Police released this series of photographs taken inside the crime scene at Civic Stadium.

Eugene 'Fireworks ban' earns both support & concern from residents

Eugene 'Fireworks ban' earns both support & concern from residents

Some were worried about the dry conditions while others looked forward to Fourth of July fun.