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Two People Loose Their Lives in Salem Sunday Morning (Video)
(August 19, 2018, 4:05 pm) SALEM, Ore

Two people lost their lives early Sunday morning on Mission Street in Salem. The two people, that have not yet been identified, were on a motorcycle turning left from the I-5 Southbound off ramp onto Eastbound Hwy 22 when Eduardo de la Lima Vargas age 39 of Hubbard, ran the red light and collided with the motorcycle.

Missing Man Found Safe by Ground Searchers
(July 23, 2018, 9:16 pm) SUBLIMITY, Ore

Mr. Gibson has been located by Marion County Search and Rescue Team 18. A ground searcher saw him laying next to a tree on Golf Lane in a wooded area. He is alive and well and being taken to a local hospital for observation.  

Gerald Gibson, age 84
Missing Elderly Man With Health Problems in Sublimity
(July 23, 2018, 10:32 am) SUBLIMITY, Ore

Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and their Search and Rescue Teams are currently searching for Gerald Gibson, age 84 of Sublimity.  Mr. Gibson is 5’ 10” tall, 165 lbs with gray hair and blue eyes.

Missing Swimmer in the Willamette River (Video)
(July 18, 2018, 8:43 pm) SALEM, Ore

Yamhill County Sheriff and other agencies are searching for a missing swimmer near the Wheatland Ferry on the Willamette River. Currently, the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, and Clackamas County Dive/Rescue have craft on the water searching for the missing swimmer.

Oregon State Police Requesting Assistance with Subject Impersonating an Officer
(July 6, 2018, 1:08 pm) SALEM, Ore


OSP says that on July 6, 2018 at approximately 7:30 PM.  John OLSEN, age 54 from Portland, contacted the Oregon State Police and turned himself in.  He was cited and released for criminal impersonation of a public servant and disorderly conduct. The Oregon State Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. 



City Lifts Drinking Water Advisory (Video)
(July 3, 2018, 6:33 pm) SALEM, Ore

The City of Salem's City Manager held a press conference to announce that the city will lift the drinking water advisory tomorrow. This is video of that press conference. 


Shooting With Injuries at the Walmart on Lancaster (Video)
(June 24, 2018, 11:10 pm) SALEM, Ore

Tonight about 9:13 pm, Salem Police officers were called to reports of a shooting at the Walmart on Lancaster. Officers say after arriving on scene they learned that one male adult had been shot and seriously injured.

Deputies Investigate Home Invasion Robbery in Rural Marion County (Video)
(June 20, 2018, 7:19 pm) SUBLIMITY, Ore

UPDATE: Deputies Created Composit Drawings of Robbers

Marion County Sheriff's Office says they were called to a home invasion robbery on Coon Hollow Road SE near Sublimity. Investigators said they believe two men entered the home, tied up the residents and robbed them of their valuables. 

MCSO Seek Tips in City of Donald Burglary Cases (Video)
(June 18, 2018, 12:31 pm) DONALD, Ore

Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office say they are seeking tips to help identify a man captured in a surveillance image from June 13th. The man, seen here, is currently wanted for questioning related to a vandalism and burglary investigation.

Splash Fountains To Open on Friday, June 15
(June 14, 2018, 1:30 pm) SALEM, Ore

The City of Salem said today that self-operating splash fountains will be open every day beginning Friday, June 15, 2018. They will operate seven days a week.

Injury Crash on Keubler Blvd (Video)
(June 11, 2018, 2:42 pm) SALEM, Ore

Salem Police are reporting a serious crash on Kuebler Blvd SE between Battle Creek Rd SE and Commercial St SE. If you have to be in the area then expect delays.

Drinking Water Advisory for Vulnerable Populations Remains in Place
(June 10, 2018, 11:52 am) SALEM, Ore

 The City of Salem said today that test results received this morning from water samples taken on Friday, June 8, indicate the presence of cyanotoxins in the water distribution system are below EPA advisory levels for vulnerable populations. However, as a precautionary measure, the City of Salem is extending the drinking water advisory.

Sherwood Police Search for Car Thief Burglar
(June 5, 2018, 11:47 am) SHERWOOD, Ore

Sherwood Police told Salem News Journal that it is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a suspect in a car theft and burglaries. Police ask that anyone with information about the suspect or the stolen vehicle are asked to call the Washington County non-emergency dispatch number at 503-629-0111.

Fatal Plane Crash Near Salem (Video)
(June 4, 2018, 6:12 pm) SALEM, Ore

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to a plane crash in the 6700 block of Lardon Road NE near Salem. Deputies say that when they arrived they found a crashed fixed wing aircraft near a private runway. 

Marion County Sheriff Search's for Two Female Fugitive's
(June 4, 2018, 10:28 am) SALEM, Ore

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking tips to locate two female inmates who walked away from the Sheriff’s Office Transition Center on June 1st at 10:15 p.m.  Deputies are searching for Molly Terwilleger age 26 and Mary Wiseby age 29, both of Salem. 

(May 29, 2018, 6:32 pm) SALEM, Ore

The City of Salem says the city’s water system has small amounts of cylindrospermopsin and microcystin (cyanotoxins) in treated drinking water. Levels of toxins have been detected in the water system that supplies water to City of Salem, City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association.

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 (Video)
(May 3, 2018, 12:32 pm) MONMOUTH, Ore

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. 

Ryan Joel Carrera
Shooting in the Street in Broad Daylight Sunday (Video)
(April 22, 2018, 5:30 pm) KEIZER, Ore

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.  

Keizer Crash Sends Pedestrian to Hospital (Video)
(April 11, 2018, 11:14 am) KEIZER, Ore

Last night at 9:24 pm, Officers witn the Keizer police arrived on scene of a vehicle verses pedestrian crash on River Road North and Sam Orcutt Way Northeast. An adult male was found in the roadway with obvious injuries.

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