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The Great Doggy Escape in Salem
(March 28, 2018, 11:10 am) SALEM, Ore

At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, local dog boarding facility, The Dog Bark, was burglarized and all the canine guests were released. Responding officers arrived to find a shattered window and an open door. Nearly a dozen of the 26 dogs boarded at the facility escaped outside.

Salem Officers Involved Shooting Along State Street (Video)
(March 8, 2018, 5:40 pm) SALEM, Ore

Salem Police Officers were involved in a shooting along State Street late this afternoon. After spotting the suspect SPD made every effort to avoid a car chase with him.

Man Stole a $12,000 Ring From local Jeweler Police Trying to ID Him
(February 28, 2018, 9:52 pm) SALEM, Ore

A man robbed the Jackson’s Jewelers in down town Salem of a $12,000 ring back on February 6, and the Salem Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect.  He entered  the store at approximately 2:10 pm on that Tuesday, and  engaged the clerk in conversation asking to see several rings.

Albany Robbery Suspects Tracked to Salem (Video)
(February 28, 2018, 10:45 am) SALEM, Ore

Albany Police responded to an armed robbery at Go Wireless, located at 1365 Clay Street SE, Albany, Oregon. The suspects forced a female employee to open a safe and took several large bags of an undisclosed amount of property, then fled the scene in a vehicle. 

Oregon State Capitol
Oregon House Votes to Protect Net Neutrality
Legislation seeks to protect the free speech rights of Oregonians
(February 26, 2018, 7:36 pm) Salem

House Bill 4155, which has more than 25 sponsors, requires state divisions or subdivisions to only purchase broadband access from internet providers who are in full compliance with the net neutrality provisions.

Another Store Robbed in Salem Early Sunday Morning (Video)
(February 4, 2018, 3:06 am) SALEM, Ore

Yet another robbery in Salem was committed at the Circle K store early Sunday morning by a lone suspect. After arriving on scene and setting up a perimeter around the area of the store police started a K-9 track.

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Serial Robber in Salem Police Looking For Your Help (Video)
(January 30, 2018, 9:45 pm) SALEM, Ore

A serial robber is still at large in the Salem area and the Salem Police are asking for your help. The incidents have all occurred later in the evening and in several of the robberies the suspect displayed a small handgun.

Photo by Salem Police
Motorhome Chase Leads to Shots Fired by Police (Video)
(January 29, 2018, 1:29 pm) SALEM, Ore

Four Salem Police Officers were involved in a on duty shooting following a dangerous incident in which a motorhome struck two police patrol vehicles. Sergeant James Welsh, Corporal Andrew Connolly, Corporal Mark Seyfried and Officer Pence Hodges all fired at the suspect during the incident.

Elderly Man Escapes When Carport Goes Up In Flames (Video)
(January 26, 2018, 2:35 am) SALEM, Ore

Shortly before 11:00 pm Thursday night a fire broke out in a carport along the 3000 block of Surfwood Dr NE in Salem. First arriving crews found a carport fully involved with fire.

Shooting on Fisher Road Possibly Fatal (Video)
(January 22, 2018, 6:47 pm) SALEM, Ore

Some one was shot tonight at apartments on Fisher Rd early this evening. Neighbors told Salem News Journal that they heard shots and then a woman screaming. Salem police are on the scene and working the case.

Another Small Business Robbed at Gun Point in Salem (Video)
(January 19, 2018, 12:07 am) SALEM, Ore

Tonight there has been yet another robbery this month in Salem. Police have not released any other information on this incident, but we do know this is just the latest in a long string of robberies Salem police are working in the first month of 2018.

Man Struck by Car in Salem (Video)
(January 15, 2018, 4:39 pm) SALEM, Ore

A pedestrian was struck by a car in the middle of Silverton Rd this after noon. The man seemed to be responsive however was transport code 3, with all haste, by medics to the hospital.

Fire Races Through Salem Couples RV (Video)
(January 11, 2018, 1:25 am) SALEM, Ore

A Salem couple narrowly escaped when fire raced through their RV late Wednesday night. When crews arrived they found the couple outside with nothing, not even clothing, and their motor home fully engulfed in flames.

Traffic Alert Mission St at I-5
(January 9, 2018, 5:52 pm) SALEM, Ore

Salem Fire is working an entrapment motor vehicle accident on Mission Street at I-5 reports are that West bound lanes are effected. Oregon State Police are on scene to manage traffic. Please avoid the area if you can.

Photo by SPD
Shots Fired At Salem City Hall
(January 9, 2018, 1:29 pm) SALEM, Ore

A gunshot was fired at city hall Saturday evening striking one of the civic center windows. On Monday civic center employees discovered a west facing window on the main floor of the library had been damaged.

A Kidney for Stanley
Anyone With Blood Type O is a Possible Match
(January 7, 2018, 5:39 pm) SPOKANE, Wa

 A young father who has been fighting for his life since birth needs the publics help fast. Stanley Meshell, a 29 year old father of two boys along side his wife Nichole Denison reside in Spokane, Wa, where he is waiting for a potential kidney donor.

Assault In Front of Salem Church (Video)
(December 30, 2017, 9:33 pm) SALEM, Ore

Early Saturday evening Salem police responded to Highland Ave. where they worked a crime scene in front of the neighborhood church until about 8:15pm. They say it was some kind of assault, but don’t yet know what kind.

Fugitive Arrested 10 Years After Deputies Death
(December 24, 2017, 1:18 pm) SALEM, Ore

A Marion County fugitive, on the run for ten years for killing Marion County Deputy kelly Fredinburg, has been rearrested in Mexico. On December 21, OSP learned that De Jesus Ascencio., age 29, was rearrested in the State of Michoacán, on an arrest warrant. 

Photo by MCSO
Freezing Fog Conditions Forming in Marion County
(December 21, 2017, 5:18 pm) SALEM, Ore

Freezing fog is already starting to collect on Marion County roads. The Marion County Sheriff says that fog is forming in South County and the temperature is already at 31 degrees, and can freeze any where it can settle.


Salem Finally Opens Overnight Warming Center
(December 19, 2017, 6:45 pm) SALEM, Ore

The City of Salem has finally decided to allow 1 warming shelter to open. It is unclear if the shelter will provide cots or bunks to sleep. It will be located at the First Presbyterian Church, 770 Chemeketa St. 

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