7 arrested, 1 killed in Oregon militia

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ After almost a month-long occupation at a federal wildlife refuge to protest government land policies, seven members of the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom in Oregon were arrested. Another member was shot and killed at a roadblock set in place by local law enforcement. The occupiers were stopped by law enforcement on a desolated stretch of highway near the refuge Tuesday afternoon. LaVoy Finicum, one of the group’s most prominent leaders, was shot and killed after law enforcement said he reached toward his jacket where a loaded gun was located as they tried to arrest him. … Continue reading 7 arrested, 1 killed in Oregon militia