Robert LaVoy Finicum, a rancher who acted as a spokesman for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers, was killed in an incident on Tuesday.  Photograph: Jarod Opperman/New York Times

US and state officials in Oregon on Wednesday set up checkpoints around Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where an armed group pledged to prolong its (...)

Forensic experts examine the tank which exploded at a public firing range in Oregon.  Screengrab: Youtube

Two people have died in an explosion inside a Second World War-era tank at a firing range in Oregon. Police say the explosion occurred on Tuesday aft(...)

The Oregon State Police Explosives Unit removes explosives from the home of a 17-year-old West Albany High School student in Albany, Oregon. Photograph: KGW Media Group/Handout via Reuters

Police in Oregon say they have disrupted a plot by a student to set off explosives at his high school in what one official described as a “video-game (...)