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Delays expected for Hwy 101 motorists Monday north of Newport

NEWPORT, Ore. -- Travelers can expect delays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday on U.S. 101 just north of Newport, Oregon Dept. of Transportation says.


Police: One person killed in head-on crash south of Newport

NEWPORT, Ore. – A passenger was killed in a crash south of Newport Sunday afternoon, Oregon State Police said.


Two suspects arrested after shooting that left one dead, another injured

"Deputies were stopping cars leaving the area, and deputies stopped a vehicle with two people that admitted to coming from here," said Sheriff Scott Jackson, with the Benton County Sheriff's Department. "They pulled them into the office for questioning and we subsequently arrested those two individu

KVAL - 2018-05-22 16:03:02

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near Blodgett

Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies and other law enforcement officials responded Monday night to a shooting in the Blodgett area, west of Philomath, that left one person dead and one person injured.Names of the victims were not immediately available.No arrests had been made as of midnight Monda

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-05-22 07:30:00

POLICE BLOTTER: Male found sleeping in residence

The police blotter relates the public record of incidents as reported by the Lincoln City Police, Lincoln County Sheriff, and Oregon State Police. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.LINC

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-05-23 07:30:00

Highway 101 crash kills one

NEWPORT — One man is dead and another in fair condition after two cars collided on Highway 101 just south of South Beach. On Sunday, May 20, around 3:45 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a traffic crash near milepost 145 along the highway, according

NEWPORT NEWS-TIMES - 2018-05-23 02:18:07

One dead, two injured in crash on Hwy 101 near Newport

Responders were dispatched to the incident at milepost 145, just south of South Beach, at about 3:45 p.m. Sunday said Oregon State Police officials in a statement.

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-05-21 15:35:00

UPDATE / Grand Jury to review Newport shooting

The Lincoln County Grand Jury is expected to review an attempted murder case on Wednesday, May 23, against Franklin Tomes who is charged with shooting two people.The victims are reportedly recovering following the shooting at an apartment complex on NE Echo Court in Newport.According to a release fr

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-05-21 18:00:00

Take a trek, in Newport

The cost for the trip is $5, with admission to the science center by suggested donation of $5 per person. The van will depart from the Newport 60+ Activity Center at 10 am and return around 11:30 am. For more information or to reserve a spot, drop by the center at 20 SE 2nd Street or call 541-265-96

OREGONCOASTTODAY.COM - 2018-05-22 10:08:00

TRAVEL ALERT: Highway 101 road work

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that travelers can expect delays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Monday, May 21, on U.S. 101 just north of Newport.

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-05-21 15:30:00

Officers respond to report of shooting near Blodgett

Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies and other law enforcement officials were responding Monday night to a report of a shooting in the Blodgett area west of Philomath.The number of victims involved in the incident had not been confirmed as of 10 p.m. Monday.Benton County Undersheriff Greg Ridler

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-05-22 05:01:00

South County woman dies in Newport crash

On Sunday, May 20 at about 3:45 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a traffic crash on US Highway 101 near milepost 145, just south of South Beach.


OCEAN SEARCH: No vessel in distress, this time

A brief search on land and by air of this area west of Boiler Bay was conducted on Monday, May 21, after the 911 call center received a report of a sailboat into the rocks. No vessel was found.Jeremy C.Ruark / The News Guard

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-05-21 20:00:00

TEXT-TO-911: New enhanced system available in Lincoln City

The Lincoln City Police Department is announcing the Text-to-911 enhanced wireless system is now available to help people reach the department's 911 system during an emergency.Lincoln City Interim Police Chief Jerry Palmer said the system is operational for wireless customers of Verizon, Sprint, AT&

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-05-21 19:30:00

CRIME WATCH: Car, home break-ins prompt police attention

Proactive Watch: Security cameras, such as these, are being installed on more and more homes in Lincoln City as a proactive effort to help slow the rise in crimes.Jeremy C. Ruark / The News Guard


Man, 59, shoots at 20-year-old neighbors with an AK-47 over loud kids

Franklin L. Tomes, 59, was said to have shot 12 rounds from an AK-47 when he fired at Jose Gaeta and Tristan Smith - both 20 - in Newport, Oregon, at 9.15pmGaeta was shot twice in his legs and once in his foot while Smith was shot in his shoulderSeven rounds flew into Smith's apartment while his mot


Police Called After Cat Lurking In Tree Appeared To Be Holding Assault Rifle

Cats may resort to certain cool stuff when they are getting bored. However, sometimes this may create some trouble at times as well. This little feline looked as if he was armed when the cops came around to get him. The police authorities of Newport, Oregon were called in to help when this kitty wit


Crews fight fire at apartments in Beaverton

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue crews extinguished a fire at the Commons and Redwood Creek apartments in Beaverton on May 19, 2018. (TVF&R)PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Firefighters knocked down flames in 4 units of the Commons and Redwood Creek apartment complex in Beaverton Saturday evening.Tualatin Va


NEW DETAILS / Noise complaints triggered apartment shooting, arrest

Newport Police have released the victims names and new details concerning the apartment shooting that occurred on May 15.The two victim's from the apartment shooting on NE Echo Ct. have been identified as Jose Gaeta, 20, of Newport and Tristan Smith, 20, of Newport. Both Gaeta and Smith were residen


In One Ear: Rare sighting

“This particular sighting is more rare because this species does not historically breed this far north,” the aquarium noted. “This year, however, there have been multiple reports of these pups in Oregon.”