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What's going on across from the south Salem Fred Meyer?

Address: 3415 Commercial St. SE Description: Development for a new Fred Meyer fueling station. Permit plans call for a 240-square-foot kiosk, a 6,880-square-foot canopy, nine gas pumps, a 178-square-foot trash enclosure and a 156-square-foot break room. Notes: Three structures are being demolished f

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:17:45

Salem man sentenced to 27 years for raping young girl

A Salem man was sentenced to 27 years in prison after a Marion County jury convicted him of raping a girl under the age of 12. Joseph Carrier, 45, was arrested on three counts of first-degree rape in July and held on $500,000 bail at the Marion County jail. According to court records, Carrier was a

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:39:15

Salem couple sentenced to federal prison in gun trafficking scheme

A Salem woman who lied to buy 11 guns for her boyfriend, a felon who then sold the guns in Sacramento, was sentenced Thursday along with her boyfriend to federal prison. Lakisha Shana Berry, 25, bought four 9 mm handguns and five .40-caliber handguns at The Pawnshop Inc. in Salem on Oct. 1, 2015, an

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-17 02:49:09

Floyd McMullen, the only Salem firefighter to ever die in the line of duty

Fire! At 6:43 p.m. on April 25, 1935, the frantic call for help rang through to the City Hall fire station. Henry Weslowski, a janitor at the State Capitol building thought he smelled smoke near an elevator shaft and upon investigation found his entry to the basement blocked by thick dense smoke. It

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 02:32:33

What's that orange fencing on Center Street?

Address: 4560 Center St. NE Description: A 26-lot subdivision on the south side of Center St. NE just west of Salem Community of Christ church. Plans will divide the area of approximately 4.71 acres into 26 lots, ranging in size from 4,645 square feet to 9,310 square feet. Estimated size: Not availa

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:18:25

Study finds there aren't enough wildfires

Burn scars left after major wildfires can look pretty bleak. But take a couple million steps back and you'll find those fires aren't keeping up with the natural filling-in of forest vegetation. New research out of Oregon State University makes the case that considering the big picture is important t

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:14:16

Navy plane traces male genitals in sky drawing over Okanogan, Washington

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Residents of the town of Okanogan, Washington, got quite an air show courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Officials for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island say one of their planes created sky writings in the shape of male genitals in the skies over the rural community on Thursday. Many resi

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 17:22:05

How to make a totally Oregon Thanksgiving

While I trudged through a muddy field on a Friday morning to meet a turkey, I couldn't help but feel like a caricature. I've never been locality-obsessive, but I couldn't help but feel excited. It's not every day you meet your meat, especially your Thanksgiving dinner. I named him George. Marion Ac

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 21:46:25

Virginia man collects $250K after taxes from Virginia Lottery

Martin Cuffe of Carrolton, Virginia won $250,000 playing the Virginia Lottery. CARROLLTON, Va. - A Carrollton, Virginia man will have a little extra money for the holidays after winning $250,000 on the Virginia Lottery. Martin Cuffe won the money playing Virginia Lottery's Bank a Million game, which

WTKR - 2017-11-17 18:32:41

Civil rights groups say police body cameras violate rights

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police departments around the country are now equipping themselves with body cameras to provide another look at what is happening at the scene. "It gives us a removed perspective of what's going on," said Newport News Sergeant Perry Bartels. Bartels says cameras have been

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-17 23:28:58

First Warning Traffic - Friday bridge openings, base traffic trouble and road work

Gilmerton Bridge 7:30 and 8:00 AM Coleman Bridge 2:30 PM - TRAFFIC ALERT: NORFOLK - 564 WB traffic backups are expected to last all morning. Solid delays on 64 WB in Norfolk back to Northampton Blvd. - HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT November 12-18 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York

WTKR - 2017-11-17 11:17:28

Police: Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire in Newport News on Tuesday

Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in Newport News, officials said. The incident occurred around 4:20 p.m. in the 600 block of Newmarket Drive. Police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the area and made contact with a man who told officials he heard seve


Man robbed at Hampton Wawa, police say

A 21-year-old Newport News man told police he was robbed at a Hampton Wawa store late Tuesday afternoon, an official said. Hampton police responded to the store, at 5280 W. Mercury Blvd., shortly after 4 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Cpl. Ashley Jenrette. There, officers met with the victim

DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-17 00:55:00

Frightened into action by failing health, 415-pound man loses more than half his body weight

Staff members at Planet Fitness were often confused when they checked in Thurman Radcliff. The figure that loomed large on his ID picture bore no resemblance to the slender man standing before them. "I did a double take on his picture," said Lynne Croman who would check him in at Newport News. "He w

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-16 20:00:00

Gloucester County school bus carrying middle school students involved in crash

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. - A Gloucester County school bus was involved in a crash Thursday morning as it was transporting students to a middle school. Virginia State Police say they were called to Dogwood Trail around 6:45 a.m. to investigate the crash. The bus had collided with a pickup truck. There

WTKR - 2017-11-16 13:57:55

Vape shop owner charged with running illegal gambling operation

Marjorie Fischer. (Credit: Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office). ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) - Deputies have arrested the owner of a local vape shop that has been at the center of an investigation into illegal gambling. The Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office raided Wicked Vapes on Carrollton Boulevard earlie

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-16 15:06:19

Shasta County sued for actions in lead-up to Yuba City collision spree

A Thousand Oaks couple has filed a claim against Shasta County, asserting it should be held responsible for injuries and damages suffered during a series of collisions in Yuba City in July. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this ar

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 03:02:00

Marysville man, 78, arrested in death of woman found in burned motor home

A 78-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found in a burned recreational vehicle at a Yuba County mobile-home park Thursday night. Ronald Allen Dainauskus was arrested on suspicion of homicide and arson. He and the victim were neighbors at the mobile home park in the

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-11-18 01:52:00

Homecoming: Equality, virtue, generosity - A trip to the Sikh Temple

My friends and I stood in the middle of the road under a chilly blue sky, holding out empty cups as a young Sikh man poured steaming chai from a silver pitcher. The young man, like so many men at the Nagar Kirtan and Sikh Parade that day, wore a bright gold turban. My friend and I wanted to ask him


Caltrans safety project gets mixed reviews in Marysville

A proposed Caltrans project will widen and make safety improvements to a section of Highway 70 north of Marysville, but those living and working along the route have mixed feelings. The State Highway 70 Safety Improvement Project, estimated at $101.7 million dollars, is tentatively slated to begin c