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  1. Boy killed by train in Gervais was miles from his middle school soccer practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    ... and support, especially in our neighboring districts." The train tracks are a well-known shortcut between the Marion County cities of Woodburn, Gervais and Brooks. All are about 35 miles south of Portland. The incident mirrors one a year ago and ...

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  2. Ore. boy killed by train was miles from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 13-year-old boy fatally struck by a train in Marion County this week was seven miles from where he was supposed to be. Police say Juan Carlos Robles-Melara was hit by a Union Pacific train while walking on the tracks Tuesday night.

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  3. Guilty plea entered in 2013 homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Bee

    A Woodburn man suspected in an August 2013 stabbing death in a parking lot near the Victorian Apartments on James Street has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Originally charged with the murder of 23-year-old Pedro Bravo-Luna, Mateo Torres-Morales has pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide, according to Joe Hollander, the Marion County deputy district attorney assigned to the case.

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  4. 13-year-old autistic boy hit by train near Gervais after soccer practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A 13-year-old autistic boy was hit and killed by a train Tuesday evening while walking along the tracks south of Gervais after leaving his after-school soccer practice, sheriff's deputies said. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said the victim, identified as 13-year-old Juan Carlos Robles-Melara, left French Prairie Middle School on his own after soccer practice.

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  5. Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Juan RoblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Portland Tribune

    ... was near Highway 99E and Waconda Road, but it occurred closer to Gervais, according to Sgt. Don Parise of Marion County Sheriff's Office. "He went to this area two years ago so it wasn't a normal thing for him to wander there, but there was that ...

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  6. Woodburn boy struck and killed by a trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | OregonLive.com

    A 13-year-old boy described as a highly-functioning child with autism died Tuesday when he was struck by a train in Woodburn, the Marion County Sheriff's Office reported. Juan Carlos Robles-Melara, of Woodburn, attended French Prairie Middle School and was supposed to wait for his mother, who planned to pick him up following soccer practice, deputies said.

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  7. Train Kills 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KBND-AM Bend

    A 13-year-old boy is dead after being hit by a train in Marion County. Sheriff's deputies say the accident happened south of Gervais around 7:50 last night.

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  8. Marion County train crash kills 13-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Oregonian

    A 13-year-old boy was killed Tuesday evening after he was hit by a train south of Gervais, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. Wells Fargo offers $5K reward for suspect in Salem, Cottage Grove heistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... FBI's Portland office at (503) 224-4181, Salem office at (503) 362-6601, Eugene office at (541) 343-5222, the Marion County Sheriff's Office at (503) 540-8079, or the Eugene Police at (541 682-5111. All calls are confidential and the reward will be ...

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  10. Sara Evans' ex-husband sues TMZRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WTVF Nashville

    The ex-husband of country star Sara Evans has reportedly filed suit against TMZ claiming the media outlet defamed him by reporting that Sara found "a hundred photographs of him having sex with other people," while they were married, according to Courthouse News Service . Craig Schelske, who now lives in Marion County, Oregon, filed suit on Tuesday against TMZ Productions; EHM Productions, producer of the "TMZ on TV" show; and the site's managing editor and on-air talent, Harvey Levin.

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  11. Ind. Courts - 'Hidden camera investigation prompts rule change'Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Indiana Law Blog

    The proposed "Scott" amendment to the Marion County Local Rules, filed by Circuit Judge Louis Rosenberg on Oct. 16, would strike the current rule, which allows a judge to charge "a reasonable fee for weddings," and specifies that the fee for weddings performed on the court premises during regular office hours shall be $80, but is otherwise silent. The proposed new rule would state that a judge may perform a wedding on court premises as a free service to the public at any time.

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  12. We vote forRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Keizertimes.com

    ... despite the rookie mistake of listing her Chamber of Commerce activities as government experience in the Marion County Voters Pamphlet. It isn't; she does serve on the city's K-FEST Committee, which advises the city council on event venues. Ripp ...

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  13. TMZ Sued for Report on Country Star's DivorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Courthouse News Service

    Country star Sara Evans's ex-husband claims in court that TMZ defamed him by reporting that his wife found "a hundred photographs of him having sex with other people." Craig Schelske of Marion County, Oregon sued TMZ Productions; EHM Productions, which makes "TMZ on TV;" and managing editor and TMZ-on-TV star Harvey Levin in Superior Court on Tuesday.

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  14. FBI: Robber hit banks in Salem and Eugene before, after lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A man robbed a bank in Salem late Thursday morning - then robbed another 60 miles to the south in Eugene a few hours later. The FBI, the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Eugene Police Department want the public's help in identifying and locating the man believed responsible for the two robberies.

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  15. Public forum on rights, race, police next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | TheIndyChannel

    ... Louis. On Monday, a group of Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers, Indiana State Police, The Marion County sheriff and judges will speak at Martin University about the public's rights, dealing with police and race. Marion County ...

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  16. Farm tractor driver killed in Marion County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Marion County sheriff's office says the driver of a farm tractor was killed Monday afternoon when it was rear-ended by another vehicle. Deputies says 53-year-old Scott Miller died at the scene near Woodburn on French Prairie Road NE.

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  17. The fight for Damascus - Tuesday, 14 October 2014 07:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... not hold a required second round of annexation hearings until its legal challenge was decided. On Sept. 9, a Marion County circuit judge came down firmly on the side of the citizens, but Spinnett says the city plans to appeal to the state Supreme ...

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  18. Cars hit wind-toppled tree on Highway 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Highway 22 was partially blocked Monday morning for a couple of hours after several vehicles struck a downed tree on the road between Gates and Detroit in Marion County, Oregon State Police reported. No drivers or passengers required transport two a hospital, but two of the damaged vehicles were towed from the scene, troopers said According to Senior Trooper Frank Hagen, around 6:30 a.m, strong winds caused a tree to fall onto the highway near milepost 36. The driver of an eastbound pickup safely pulled onto the shoulder after running over the tree.

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  19. Four Vehicles Hit Downed TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | K103

    Highway 22 was partially blocked Monday morning for a couple hours after several vehicles struck a downed tree on Highway 22 between Gates and Detroit in Marion County. No vehicle occupants required transport to a hospital and two of the damaged vehicles were towed from the scene.

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  20. Westfall v. State Oregon Department of CorrectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | FindLaw

    ... was serving a prison sentence when he escaped from custody. In July 2001, after he was recaptured, the Marion County Circuit Court sentenced plaintiff to a 20-month consecutive sentence for second-degree escape II. Because the sentence was ...

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