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Man Robs Local Small Business Owner of Lottery Money
(May 9, 2018, 9:35 pm) SALEM, Ore

Late Sunday morning a local bar and grill owner was robbed of money that is used to pay Lottery tickets after causing a distraction. Liz Resch, owner of the West Side Station, in West Salem, told Salem News Journal a man, about 25 to 35 years old, five ft. eight, chunky, with blue eyes, was dropped off in the parking lot from an older cream or gold colored car.


Fatal Crash on Hwy 99W South of Monmouth
(May 3, 2018, 12:32 pm) MONMOUTH, Ore
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A crash on Hwy 99W south of Monmoth has taken one mans life, sent another to the hospital and closed the highway. Oregon State Police says the operator of the log truck was pronounced deceased at the scene. 


Shooting in the Street in Broad Daylight Sunday
(April 22, 2018, 5:30 pm) KEIZER, Ore
Ryan Joel Carrera
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A shooting took place in a Keizer street today, with children playing all around, and sending one man to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.  The caller reported a shooting had just occurred in the 3600 block of Brooks Avenue NE.