MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man charged with setting an arson fire in the southwest part of the state that damaged more than a dozen properties has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has ruled that a Marion County deputy was justified in the April 25 fatal shooting of a Portland man who shot a police officer after the man barricaded himself in a van at a truck stop in Aurora.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police asked for the public's help in tracking down those who vandalized and threw two Molotov cocktails into the office of a prominent Wisconsin anti-abortion lobbying group's office that was damaged by fire.
KEIZER, Ore. (AP) — Two Molotov cocktails were thrown at an anti-abortion organization in a suburb of Salem, Oregon, on Sunday after an unsuccessful attempt to break in.
At about 10:40 p.m., one or more people unsuccessfully tried to break a window at the Oregon Right to Life building, the Keizer Police Department said in a news release Monday.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a story published April 27, 2022, about a controversial clemency, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Hedquist was 17 when he committed murder. Oregon Department of Corrections information shows he was 18 then.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Orsted, the Danish wind power developer, signed an agreement Thursday with New Jersey officials to use a state-financed manufacturing port to build the components of the state's first offshore wind farm.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Joe Biden is endorsing incumbent Democrat Rep. Kurt Schrader for Oregon’s 5th Congressional District.
The endorsement was the president’s first this year.
Schrader is a moderate who has voted against some of Biden's priorities in the past, including a money-saving plan to let Medicare negotiate the price it pays for prescription drugs.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon State Treasury has at least $5.3 billion invested in fossil fuel companies, a coalition of environmental groups said in a report Wednesday that blamed the state for adding to global warming and urged divestment.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The battle over who represents Oregon's new congressional district became heated Tuesday as six Democratic candidates jointly denounced almost $1 million in support for a rival party member by a super PAC that focuses on electing Democrats to the U.S.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man authorities say fought with police during a stolen vehicle investigation was shot and killed by an officer in Salem, Oregon.
KOIN-TV reports that around 8:30 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A recently released reports shows an ice storm in 2021 decimated hundreds of acres of trees in Salem, Oregon.
The report from Salem Public Works Department says a citywide analysis found a 17.6% tree canopy loss from August 2020 to May 2021, The Statesman Journal reported.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon voters approved a ballot measure in 2020 to decriminalize hard drugs after being told it was a way to establish and fund addiction recovery centers that would offer people aid instead of incarceration.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The man who allegedly drove into a homeless encampment in Salem, Oregon, killing four people, had roughly double the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, prosecutors said Monday.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A driver crashed their car into a homeless encampment in Salem, Oregon, early Sunday morning, killing four people and injuring three more, including the driver, authorities said.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for recording people using the restroom at a Vancouver hospital and possessing child pornography.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A juvenile boy was shot and wounded at a downtown Salem, Oregon, shopping mall on Friday, police said.
At about 2:15 p.m. Friday, police responded to calls about a shooting near the Salem Center Mall, police said in a news release.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man was running a “massive” so-called “ghost gun” operation from his mother’s house in Salem, Oregon, and distributing counterfeit pills made of fentanyl in exchange for other guns, prosecutors said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Farmworkers in Oregon would earn overtime pay under a bill that the Legislature approved on Thursday, after more than 1,000 people submitted testimony, including farmworkers who felt they have been taken advantage of for too long for their important labor.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Wage and Hour division has found that KKOKI Korean BBQ restaurant owners in Salem, Portland and Eugene shortchanged 118 employees nearly $170,000.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Department of Human Services employee has been charged by a federal grand jury with kidnapping and sexually abusing a woman.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has ruled three officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man after officers attempted to stop his car in Salem, Oregon.
Marion County District Attorney officials said Richard Allan Meyers was struck by five bullets police fired.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem has issued a fine of more than $138,000 for the removal of 100-plus trees in south Salem.
According to the city, 48 of those trees were Oregon white oaks, which are protected, The Statesman Journal reported.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say police officers shot and killed a 40-year-old man early Monday who fled a traffic stop in Salem, Oregon.
KEIZER, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon said Saturday they have arrested seven people in what they call an extensive illegal marijuana growing operation.
The operation was growing cannabis plants in six houses in residential areas of Salem and Keizer and children were living in two of the homes, the Keizer Police Department said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Arson investigators on Friday tried to determine the cause of a fire and explosion at a barn in rural Oregon that killed a volunteer firefighter, while the governor ordered flags at state buildings flown at half-staff in his honor.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters responding to a fire at a barn in rural Oregon early Thursday were hit by an explosion, killing one of them, and investigators haven't yet determined the cause.
Some 12 hours after the predawn blast it was still too dangerous for investigators to approach, Sgt.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers donning masks returned to the state Capitol in Salem on Tuesday to kick off the 2022 Legislative Session, while outside dozens of protesters rallied against mask rules and other coronavirus-related restrictions.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Federal authorities were investigating the crash of a small plane near the end of the runway at the Salem airport that killed two people.
Representatives of the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were at the airport on Sunday investigating the crash that killed Daniel McKenna, 66, and Cynthia McKenna, 61, of Boring, Oregon on Saturday, Salem police said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A small plane crashed near the end of the runway at the Salem airport on Saturday, killing both people on board, police said.
Witnesses said the plane had been trying to land when it crashed, according to a statement from Salem polic e.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Albany man has been sentenced to six months in prison for putting a deceased man in a suitcase inside the trunk of a car in Salem.
Linson Johnson, 51, pleaded guilty this month to abuse of a corpse in Marion County Circuit Court following a grand jury indictment, The Statesman Journal reported.
PORTLAND (AP) — A 67-year-old woman was killed when a driver accused of being under the influence of intoxicants crashed his vehicle into her Oregon home.
A 63-year-old man who was in the house in the town of Keizer north of Salem was seriously injured.