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A local business owner pulled up to St. Francis Shelter for families Monday with two pickup truck loads full of gifts from the shelter's wish list.
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With high temperatures that stayed below 30 degrees, the Salem area experienced a number of hang-ups Monday from the ongoing cold front.
After a night of staying up late, partying, and generally being unhealthy, what better way to kick off the new year than a little run?! The Hangover Run 3k , put on by Run Wild Adventures , is a very simple, short, and fun event that will allow you to get 2014 kicked off right.
"It's been awesome," said CJ Nelson, owner of The Coin Jam, 439 Court St. NE. "We've had great business from the very beginning."
Salem's Historic Deepwood Estate and Bush House Museum let you slip back in time by walking through a door.
SALEM, Ore. A deputy shot in a rural area east of Salem Friday has been upgraded to serious condition Saturday, police said.
Salem police are looking for a suspect in two armed robberies in West Salem this week.
Chain requirements are in effect for I-5 through parts of Douglas, Lane and Linn counties.
It is a serious live music weekend with a dozen options to hear all styles of music, plus a few other festive celebrations can get you in the holiday mood.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office has agreed to settle a lawsuit for $100,000 with a man who said deputies used excessive force when breaking up a bar fight.
Dozens of officers and an armored vehicle were on the scene and engaged in a "very high risk" tactical operation in a remote area east of Salem near 117th Avenue Northeast and Sunnyview Road Northeast, said Sgt.
The Salem Statesman-Journal is reporting that several law-enforcement agencies have responded to reports that a Marion County deputy has possibly been shot on a Christmas tree farm near 117th and Sunnyview Road N.E. Attributing its reports to radio dispatch, the Statesman-Journal says that around 4 p.m., radio traffic indicated that shots were ... (more)
"It was an amazing last few hours," owner Christopher Holland said. The project met its $25,000 goal and surpassed it by just more than $900.
Instead of a moment of silence, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will be ringing a bell to honor victims of two 2013 shooting incidents Saturday.