The shooting took place shortly before 9:30 p.m. local time Friday outside the WOW Hall, a concert venue and non-profit community center in downtown Eugene.
The animals, including an entire wolf pack, were found poisoned earlier this year. "All investigative leads have been exhausted," says Oregon State Police Capt. Stephanie Bigman.
Authorities warn current conditions are ideal for more fires. Officials say embers from the Bootleg Fire can travel long distances on the current 25 mph winds.
Heat-related illnesses have sent hundreds of people to the ER across the region as temperatures hit unprecedented highs. British Columbia reported about 100 excess deaths from Friday to Monday.
The hammer throw competitor turned away from the flag during the national anthem on Saturday after she said she was told it wouldn't play when she was on the U.S. Olympic trials podium.
The brutal heat wave is worse for some residents in the region who live in areas where relatively mild summers have meant that many homes don't have air conditioners.
Racial justice protesters and many who stormed the U.S. Capitol are being charged with civil disorder, under the 1968 Civil Obedience Act. Some argue that the law is unconstitutional.
Oregon state Rep. Mike Nearman, a Republican who allowed far-right demonstrators to breach the state Capitol in December, now faces charges of official misconduct and criminal trespass.
During last spring's racial justice protests, a young man in Portland, Ore., realized that people wanted to do something beyond march. So, he created the Black Resilience Fund to offer small grants.
Anti-fascist protesters carried signs rejecting Joe Biden's presidency and scuffled with law enforcement in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday.
Kate Brown, Oregon's Democratic governor, discusses why she's ordering new coronavirus restrictions and how she hopes the state can deal with the pandemic without more federal funding assistance.
"Donald Trump has made my job a hell of a lot harder since he started talking about Portland," says Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese. The president claimed that the "Portland sheriff" supports him.
False claims that blame left-wing activists for wildfires in Oregon have spread on social media. To stop the rumors, some experts say platforms should take inspiration from the stock market.
"The smoke is so dense," one agricultural worker in Oregon told NPR. "I feel dizzy, my throat hurts and my head feels like it's going to explode." Their employers are also faced with tough choices.
A change in weather conditions is being seen as a needed assist for nearly 30,000 fire personnel battling blazes. Authorities are also attempting to debunk online rumors about the cause of the fires.