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Cornerstone Apartments in north Salem bring hope to low-income families

The complex, which opened this week, was the first in a set of Local Innovation and Fast Track homes to open after Oregon lawmakers approved $120 million toward the program in recent years.

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 03:00:00

9 Salem, Oregon, nurses pregnant at same time

The population in Salem, Oregon, is getting a boost, thanks to the nine nurses pregnant at the Salem Hospital.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-18 09:19:38

Police arrest man who led Salem officers on pursuit, hid on roof

Police arrested Celestino Pichardo Jr. on Aug. 16, 2018 after they say he led Salem officers on a pursuit and hid on a roof. KATU photoSALEM, Ore. – Salem police arrested a man who they found hiding on a roof after a chase Thursday afternoon.The pursuit started around noon near Silverton Road Northe

KATU.COM - 2018-08-17 10:37:06

Man arrested in Salem during FBI sex trafficking sting gets 5 years in prison

Terrence Martrell Williams, 35, of Portland, was charged with promoting prostitution, illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and methamphetamine possession following his arrest in October 2017.

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 22:42:00

Keizer man, 20, faces dozens of rape charges

Joseph Myers, 20, faces dozens of rape and sex abuse charges, August 16, 2018 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-08-17 00:15:58

Residents move into the new Cornerstone Apartments in Salem

Brooklyn Qualey, 1, looks out of the door as her mom Susan Qualey, background right, signs a lease on their new apartment with the help of Esther Villalon, left, the resident manager at Cornerstone Apartments in Salem, Oregon, Thursday August 16, 2018. The complex is the first in a set of Local Inno

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Dining with Doggo: Salem's pet-friendly restaurants welcome good boys for grub

Don't march in the front door.The Marion County Department ofHealth & Human Serviceshas strict guidelines that prohibit animals, except service animals, in food service establishments.

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-18 01:30:00

Toxic gasoline becomes bargaining chip in sale of Union Gospel Mission shelter

"There's still one small area that may have contamination," UGM Executive Director Dan Clem said in an interview. "It's just so minuscule, you can't tell if you got it all."

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 14:00:00

Car Accident: Crash, downed power line closes Highway 226 near Lyons

A detour is in place, and officials advised drivers to follow posted signs, slow down and be aware of work crews in the area.

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 17:05:00

Keizer Rape Arrest Highlights Bigger Problem In Salem Area | KXL

Keizer, Oregon – Police have arrested a suspect in the rapes of three Keizer teenagers. This comes at the same time, as a disturbing new report about sex crimes in Oregon. Police say20 year old Joseph Myers reportedly supplied teen girls, some of them runaways, with marijuana and a place to stay at

KXL - 2018-08-17 12:46:50

Oregonians urged to check paycheck withholding

Combined with Oregon’s dependence upon the federal form to determine state withholding, these changes have created a situation where taxpayers may not be withholding enough income taxes from their wages to cover their Oregon income tax liability. This may mean that more taxpayers have a tax to pay a


Keizer man accused of raping three teenage girls

KEIZER, Ore. — A 20-year-old Keizer man is suspected of raping three teenage girls, and police believe there may be additional victims.

KGW - 2018-08-17 00:08:22

Salem family sues home association, Sen. Winters over bus for disabled child

The suit names the association's board members, including state Senate Republican Leader Jackie Winters, R-Salem.


Looking for things to do this weekend? Here's five events in the Salem-area

Location:Pentacle Theatre, 324 52nd Avenue NW, off Highway 22, about 6 miles west of downtown Salem


'Pretty crazy': 9 pregnant nurses at Salem Hospital

Maybe you heard about the six nurses in a North Carolina hospital that are all simultaneously pregnant. Well, there's 9 nurses in Salem that have also been expecting a little bundle of joy.


2 Flaggers Struck In Construction Zones Over 2 Nights: ODOT

SALEM, OR — Twice this week Oregon Department of Transportation flaggers were struck in construction zones while trying to control traffic. One of the flaggers died while the other sustained serious injuries. Now ODOT officials are calling upon all Oregon drivers, asking that they pay attention to t

PATCH - 2018-08-16 20:20:36

Web Extra: Jonathan Smith on week two progressions (8/16/18)

Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith speaks with the media after fall camp practice Thursday.Smith talks about the groups he sees the most growth out of compared to Spring ball and gives some updates on camp injuries.OSU opens the season at Ohio State on September 1st at 1:00 p.

KEZI.COM - 2018-08-16 21:50:00

Police Log (Aug. 16)

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:10:10 a.m., 1100 block Northwest Ninth Street. An officer arrested Kalina Jo White, 24, no address listed, after she allegedly broke open an electronic keyless lock on a building. The caller estimated the damage to the lock would cost $500 or more to repair. The officer arrested Wh


Keizer police arrest suspect in rape of multiple girls

Myers was taken to the Marion County Jail, where he faces a list of charges including 24 counts of third-degree rape, 15 counts of third-degree sexual abuse and more than a dozen counts of giving marijuana to a minor.


Marion County sex crimes: Why we did the story

Breaking news reporter Olivia Heersink, a summer intern from the University of Idaho, had been wondering the same thing.