A Marion County Circuit Court judge on Thursday sentenced a Silverton man to 17 years in prison for killing a pedestrian in Keizer as he led police on a car chase that ended with a shootout in a northeast Salem parking lot in 2021.
Author: Ardeshir Tabrizian of the Salem Reporter
A McNary High School counselor has been charged with sexually abusing a minor for nearly two years.
Prosecutors charged Todd A. Bobeda, 46 of Dallas, on Wednesday in Polk County Circuit Court with four counts of third-degree sexual abuse, two counts of first-degree official misconduct and harassment, according to court documents.
The driver of a pickup truck involved in a fatal accident in March sped through a Salem neighborhood and drove through a stop sign without stopping before colliding with a cyclist, according to witness accounts and video obtained by Salem Reporter. The cyclist was killed.
Kevin Cameron wants a third term as a Marion County commissioner but Andrew Dennis, a state policy analyst, believes it’s time for a change.
Cameron faces Dennis in the race for Position 1 on the Marion County Board of Commissioners in the Nov. 8 general election.
Federal authorities move to seize Silverton, Independence homes to break up sprawling illegal marijuana operation
Federal authorities say they found this large indoor marijuana operation in September 2021 in a home outside of Independence on Rickreall Road. (U.S. Attorney’s Office Portland) Federal authorities say a Texas man organized a sophisticated illegal trafficking operation that turned homes in Oregon into indoor marijuana plantations in places from[Read More…]
(Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Salem police issued a statement saying a man died from injuries suffered in a confrontation with officers early Monday morning. They were otherwise unclear about what happened. Around 12:37 a.m. Monday, Salem officers tried to pull over a driver in northeast Salem who didn’t stop his car.[Read More…]
A poster for the Reawaken America Tour conference in Salem Organizers of the far-right Reawaken America Tour moved a conference slated for Redmond to Salem following a conflict with Deschutes County officials over enforcement of Oregon’s mask mandate The conference includes guest speakers who have spread false conspiracy theories about[Read More…]