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Bald Eagles found dead near Tangent

TANGENT, OR. -- Oregon State Police are reporting three bald eagles were found dead near Tangent last Friday. They said from their initial investigation, it looks like the birds were shot. This happened about halfway between Tangent and Lebanon, at the intersection of Tangent Drive and Parker R

KEZI.COM - 2018-03-23 00:46:00

2 rewards offered for info about missing Woodburn mom

KEIZER, Ore. (KOIN) -- Authorities are offering multiple rewards for information leading to the location of Cynthia Martinez -- who has been missing since July 2017 -- or the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for her disappearance. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $8,000 and Crime

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-22 18:43:37

Police Log (March 22)

RECKLESS BURNING: 12:46 a.m., Northwest Fillmore Avenue and Northwest Kings Boulevard, Corvallis. Police responded to the alley behind 7-Eleven for a report of a mattress on fire. Firefighters extinguished the mattress. There was no other damage and no suspects were identified. BURGLARY: 10:27 a.m.,

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 23:28:00

Friday weather: Showers, with snow possible; highs in the 40s

Forecasters expect showers, with snow in some cases, throughout the mid-valley on Friday, with highs in the mid-40s. Rain and snow showers are expected Friday night and Saturday morning, with lows near 33. Here are your updated local forecasts: Albany Friday: Showers. High near 46. South wind 10 to

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-23 13:15:00

Man accused of groping woman inside McDonald's restroom

Police arrested a 37-year-old man Wednesday after he allegedly groped a woman inside a Corvallis McDonald's restroom. Viron Kenneth Walker is charged with third-degree sexual abuse, a Class A misdemeanor carrying a possibility of up to one year in jail upon conviction. Police responded at 2:11 p.m.

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-22 21:53:00

Two hurt in explosion at HP campus

Two people were injured Thursday afternoon in an explosion at the HP Inc. campus in Corvallis. Two crews of firefighter-paramedics responded about 3:30 p.m. to reports of an explosion at Building 2 on the high-tech campus on Northeast Circle Boulevard, according to Jim Patton, the fire prevention of

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-22 22:54:00

Albany pool sets Spring Break schedule

The Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. S.E., is offering special swim activities during spring break, March 26-30: Monday, March 26: Admission is one can of food and $2. Tuesday, March 27: Money dive. Wednesday, March 28: Admit two for the price of one. Thursday, March 29: Admission is one ca

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

5 arrested after crime spree in Philomath

Luis Blanco Jr. (TL), Dante Duckworth (TR), Chrsitan Freeman (BL), and Dontay Willis (BR) were arrested for breaking into homes in Benton County. A fifth suspect, a Philomath High School student, was also arrested. (Courtesy: BCSO) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The normally quiet town of Philomath found

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-22 05:22:06

W. Wallace opens in downtown Salem

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Downtown Salem is home to a new restaurant and bar, W. Wallace, which opened March 5. The restaurant is located at 383 State Street, most recently occupied byMaven, an Italian restaurant which shut its doors unofficially in December 2016. Toby Ogdahl, 42, owns th

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 18:00:00

Philomath police arrests 5 individuals in connection with burglaries

Philomath police arrested four men and a minor late Tuesday afternoon for their alleged involvement in a string of burglaries earlier in the day. Luis Enrique Blanco Jr., 19, Dante Terrell Duckworth, 19, Christian Scott Freeman, 19, and Dontay Lorenzo Willis, 20, all face multiple felony burglary an


Police shut down I-5 southbound at Woodburn interchange for suspicious package

Oregon State Police say they've shut down Interstate 5 southbound at the Woodburn interchange due to a suspicious package. The incident was reported around 2:45 p.m. at milepost 271. Oregon State Police bomb technicians are en route. Oregon State Police say they've shut down Interstate 5 southbound


Thursday weather: Rainy and windy, with highs around 47

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Forecasters expect rainy and windy conditions throughout the mid-valley on Thursday, but the showers could taper off later in the day. Highs Thursday will be around 47, with winds gusting to 25 mph in some locations. Showers likely will resume late Thurs

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

Corvallis police identify person recovered from river

Police on Tuesday released the identity of the person whose body was found on the bank of the Willamette River in downtown Corvallis on Friday. The body recovered by law enforcement was that of Suzanne Frances Steussy, who was 61, said Lt. Dan Duncan. Police had been searching for Steussy for two we


Albany Streetscape Project: Fashionably Late, but Here to Stay

While Corvallis has the classic college-town vibe down pat, a few clicks down the road big changes have been taking place in Albany over the past year. Albany is at the tail end of a much anticipated, multi-million dollar and multi-phased streetscape renovation that was planned for quite some time.

CORVALLISADVOCATE.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:21

Police: Two arrested after stealing diesel fuel, third suspect on the lam

Corvallis Police say they've arrested two people accused of breaking into a business and stealing diesel fuel. A third suspect remains on the run. Police were called to Wilson Ford on NW 5th Street early Tuesday morning for a report of a break-in. Luke Phlaum and Kenneth Tachell were quickly detaine


Public Safety Log (March 19)

Power tools theft - 7:37 a.m. Friday, 38900 block Mason Road. A caller reported the theft of assorted power tools from the location. Worksite trailer break-ins - Friday afternoon, 6500 block Old Salem Road Northeast, Millersburg. Authorities received three calls of trailer break-ins from the job sit


Salem man arraigned for murder, abuse of corpse in Day's Inn death

A Salem man was arraigned on murder and abuse of a corpse charges Monday morning after allegedly killing a woman in a Salem hotel in early March. Cody Roy Hilliard, 26, is facing two counts of aggravated murder in connection with the death of Kim Cheen Low, 38. He is accused of entering Low's room


Fatal crash closes lane of Highway 101 near Yachats for 5 hours

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A fatal crash involving three vehicles closed a lane of Highway 101 south of Yachats on Sunday. Emergency responders were called to the crash on Highway 101 at milepost 174 a little after 11 a.m. Sunday according to a statement by Oregon State Police. The initial


ODOT clears homeless camp under Salem bridge

Crews removed homeless campers and their belongings from under Salem's Center Street Bridge, March 19, 2018. (KOIN) SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) -- Oregon highway crews removed homeless campers and their belongings from under a Salem bridge Monday morning. The pedestrian pathway under the Center Street Bridge


One man dies in single-vehicle crash on Front Street NE in Salem

One man died in a single-vehicle crash on Front Street NE in Salem Sunday morning, according to officials. The male driver was traveling northbound on Front Street NE around 5 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, hit the curb at the corner of Union Street NE before crashing into a nearby tree,