PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a man convicted in the 1989 killing of the Oregon Department of Corrections' director should be released from prison.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order Thursday establishing an oversight board for Oregon's troubled foster care system, which has drawn heavy criticism and is the subject...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Public records show two complaints of sexual harassment by city of Salem employees have been dismissed, with state investigators citing a lack of sufficient evidence.
Woman who stoned man to death dies at women’s prison
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Keizer woman convicted of stoning a man to death and sentenced to life in prison has died at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
Driver, passenger die when delivery truck strikes pole
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two people died when a delivery truck crashed northeast of Salem.
The Salem Statesman Journal reports a driver and passenger crashed shortly before 3 a.m....
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The family of a man shot to death by a security guard outside a Salem restaurant is suing his attacker, and the security company that employed him, for $10 million.
Key deadline means end of the road for hundreds of bills
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of proposed bills in the Oregon Legislature died after lawmakers pushed to move other legislative priorities in advance of a key deadline.
Salem woman accused of neglecting 35 cats gets jail time
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem woman arrested for neglecting 35 cats — causing the death of three — by leaving them zip-tied in laundry baskets without food and water for three days was sentenced to...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at the Marion County jail died Sunday of an apparent suicide.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Thomas Denn of Salem was found...
Warehouse complex planned for rural New Jersey town
CARNEYS POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials say a large warehouse complex could mean as many as 500 jobs for a rural New Jersey town located in the state's least populous county.
Police: 2-year-old shot in head in Salem, Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old girl has been shot in the head in Salem, Oregon.
KATU reports that police were called to the scene about 7 p.m. Wednesday. The girl was...
Salem-Keizer teachers file labor complaint
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Salem Keizer Education Association has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Salem-Keizer Public Schools for allegedly discriminating against and unfairly...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two men have been arrested following a series of beatings involving two transient men living in northwest Oregon, police said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Every time Mariana Alvarez leaves her home, she crosses herself in prayer in hopes she will be able to return to her three children.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon mother who watched her 7-week-old baby die of meningitis is calling for changes at a hospital from which the child was initially discharged.
Woman charged in 2018 traffic crash that killed daughter
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon driver has been charged with manslaughter for a 2018 traffic crash in Salem that killed her 2-year-old daughter.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a speeding car carrying five teenagers slammed into a tree in Salem, killing one of the occupants.
The Salem police department says it happened at about...
New Oregon measles cases confirmed
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority says two new measles cases, one in Multnomah County and one in Clackamas County, have been linked to an outbreak in Marion County, raising the...
Calls for megadairy moratorium increase
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Environmental groups are doubling down on demands for a megadairy moratorium in Oregon as a new owner takes over a troubled operation in northeastern Oregon.
2 arrested after bank robbery, shootout by Oregon coast
CLOVERDALE, Ore. (AP) — A man and woman from the Salem area were arrested after police say they robbed a bank at gunpoint in Tillamook County and later got into a shootout with...
Arrest of former deputy puts criminal cases in jeopardy
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The arrest of a former Marion County Sheriff's detective on more than two dozen counts of theft, evidence tampering and official misconduct has thrown into question numerous...
Burn bans issued in Western Washington, Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Several counties in Western Oregon and Southwest Washington issued burn bans Wednesday after firefighters battled dozens of brush fires.
Early wildfire burns in Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters were mopping up Wednesday after battling one of the first wildfires this year in Oregon.
The fire, which jumped the Santiam River in windy conditions, burned...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, beefed up security Friday at places of worship after deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, as an American Muslim group for called for...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been sentenced to more than 16 years for robbing and beating a man with a wooden bat in a $20,000 kidnapping plot.
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A former Marion County Sheriff's deputy arrested in the theft of five guns last year now faces additional charges after investigators said they uncovered a wide range of illegal...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A substitute teacher in Salem, Oregon, has been barred from teaching in a district after a student says the teacher said "go back to Mexico" when the student said he didn't want...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A measles outbreak in southwest Washington has added urgency for Oregon lawmakers as they consider tightening the state's school vaccination requirements, which are considered...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in Oregon announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an...
Correction: Oregon-Pioneering Rent Control story
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a story Feb. 28 about Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signing the nation's first statewide mandatory rent control measure, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Kori Sparks...
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Man gets 6 years in prison for dealing meth, cockfighting
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for dealing methamphetamine and abusing hundreds of roosters by training them for cockfights.
2 Oregon lawmakers demoted for rude behavior
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A leader of the Oregon Legislature demoted two lawmakers on Thursday for disrespectful and rude behavior as the statehouse struggles to make itself a more respectful...
2 former interns sue in Oregon sexual harassment case
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two former interns for a former Oregon state senator who resigned after being accused of sexual harassment have sued him, the Legislature, the Senate president and others,...
Mother, young son rescued from Silver Falls hike
SUBLIMITY, Ore. (AP) — A mother and her 3-year-old son walked out of Silver Falls State Park after getting lost on a hike and spending the night in sub-freezing temperatures.
Salem police investigate death of woman in Salem
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A homicide investigation was launched after a woman was found dead inside a home in Salem, Oregon.
KOIN-TV reports the Salem Police Department said officers were sent to the home around 11 a.m. Friday after receiving a report of a stabbing.
They found a 55-year-old woman already dead inside. She was later identified as LeAnn Baty.
Woman found dead in Salem home, suspect detained
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police say they found a 55-year-old woman dead inside a home and that they have detained a male suspect.
KATU-TV reports police were called to the Salem home at about 11 a.m. Friday on a report of a stabbing.
They have not yet released the woman's name or the suspect's name.
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Man arrested on attempted murder charge following stabbing
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem, Oregon, man was arrested on attempted murder charges eight months after he was identified as a suspect in a stabbing at an apartment complex.
Oregon lawmakers debate multiple gun bills
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — For the Oregon Legislature, it's not a question of whether any firearms legislation will pass this session.
It's really a question about what will pass. Gov. Kate Brown has made firearms legislation a priority. Democratic leadership, in the majority, is backing her up.
Lawmakers also have ideas of their own. So do high school students from Lake Oswego.
Oregon man sentenced to 8 years for domestic violence
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man with a criminal record of violence against women has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.
The Statesman Journal reports 37-year-old Joshua Haney was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to attempted second-degree assault, domestic violence assault and two counts of coercion.