Umpqua Community College student Nichole Zamarripa, right, is consoled during a candlelight vigil for those killed during a shooting at the school, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore.
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Oregon shooter’s mother wrote about guns in online forum

The mother of the Oregon gunman who killed nine in a college classroom apparently wrote about her love of guns in an online forum, referring…

The VW sign of Germany's car company Volkswagen is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in, Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

VW chief warns workers of ‘pain’ to come because of scandal

Volkswagen’s new CEO has told more than 20,000 workers that overcoming its emissions-rigging scandal will “not happen without pain” and that…


Major Meriden Drug Bust

A major bust of illegal cigarettes and tobacco products occurred in Meriden Tuesday.