TALENT, Ore. — “These politicians have for no reason fueled the fires of hatred towards their own police department,” said Chief Curtis Whipple, chief of the Rogue River Police Dept. A bold statement by Whipple during a Talent City Council ...

YREKA, Calif. – The pastor who put up a controversial church sign near Weed is out of a job. The sign, saying “homosexuality is still sin”, was posted by the Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church and its then pastor, Justin Hoke, ...

Aloha, Ore. (KATU) — “White Privilege Survey” — a one page questionnaire with a provocative title. Professor Randy Blazak said, “Education is supposed to be provocative. I mean the way we get people to kinda challenge assumptions about the world ...

Lower Lake, Calif. (KPIX) — Leilani Thomas won’t say the Pledge of Allegiance to this Lower Lake High School American flag or any other American flag. She is a Native American and argues the stars and stripes aren’t hers, “It’s ...

Ashland, Ore. — A coalition of free speech organizations is denouncing the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The move comes after OSF executives instructed staff not to patronize an Ashland bookstore after a dispute over a banned book. Six organizations signed the ...

(NBC News) — The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the latest organization to pull events out of North Carolina over a law targeting the LGBT community. The NCAA is moving seven of its championship events out of the state in ...

San Antonio, Texas (WOAI) — A San Antonio, Texas mattress store advertising a 9/11 memorial “Twin Tower sale” is now facing a backlash on social media. The ad shows two stacks of mattresses piled up collapsing to the ground while ...

Albuquerque, N.M. (KOAT) — Paisano’s Restaurant in Albuquerque is once again at the center of controversy after putting “Black Olives Matter” on its sign to promote a dish. It’s now selling t-shirts, which isn’t sitting well with some in town. ...

Salem, Ore. — Oregon House Republicans are asking one of their own candidates to withdraw from the upcoming election after a controversial recent Facebook post. The Oregonian reports George “Sonny” Yellott, who is running for House District 4, that’s the ...

Cleveland, Ohio (NBC News) — The big story out of Cleveland Tuesday afternoon is how parts of Melania Trump’s Monday night speech may have been plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech. Their words are undeniably similar, with certain phrases matching ...

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