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  1. Wrong-way drunk driver arrested after hitting car, killing passenger TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Keizertimes.com

    ... Brooks. About one minute later, OSP received a second call of a head-on crash on I-5 near milepost 266.5. The Marion County Sheriff's Office and Keizer Police Department responded to the scene to assist until OSP troopers arrived to conduct the ...

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  2. Portland Metro Friday Traffic: TriMet wants to help you get to-and-from downtown todayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... throughout the season. Check the TriMet site for more information. And finally, Oregon State Police and the Marion County Sheriff's Office as well as Woodburn Police want to remind you to not "cut into the line" at exit 271 in Woodburn this year. ...

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  3. Driver Charged in Wrong Way Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KEX-AM Portland

    The injured wrong-way driver police say caused a fatal crash on I-5 early Tuesday morning in Marion County, is out of the hospital and in jail. Oregon State Police say 49-year-old Audrey Bliven of Salem was intoxicated, when she drove her Volkswagen Jetta Northbound in the Southbound lanes of the freeway near Brooks.

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  4. One dead in early I-5 crash near WoodburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Oregonian

    Police say a wrong-way driver stuck another vehicle in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Marion County. A passenger in a southbound vehicle was killed.

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  5. (New) Miss Teen Oregon '09 busted for possession in drug house caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KVI-AM Seattle

    ... warrant for a man at the center of a methamphetamine distribution investigation . She was booked into the Marion County Correctional Facility on possession of meth, heroin and buprenorphine (three total charges), with a $30,000 bail. Sergeant Bob ...

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  6. Miss Teen Oregon '09 busted for possession in drug house caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | KOMO News

    ... warrant for a man at the center of a methamphetamine distribution investigation . She was booked into the Marion County Correctional Facility on possession of meth, heroin and buprenorphine (three total charges), with a $30,000 bail. Sergeant Bob ...

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  7. Detectives: Miss Teen Oregon '09 busted for possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... warrant for a man at the center of a methamphetamine distribution investigation . She was booked into the Marion County Correctional Facility on possession of meth, heroin and buprenorphine (three total charges), with a $30,000 bail. Sergeant Bob ...

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  8. Ex-Oregon teen pageant winner among 3 arrested in Keizer drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Oregonian

    ... sales in the room at the Rodeway Inn, 3340 Astoria Way N.E. All three adults were arrested and booked into the Marion County Correctional Facility. The two children were placed with a relative. France was charged with possession of meth, heroin and ...

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  9. Police arrest 3 in raid on suspected meth house near middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... feet of a school, possession of controlled substances and two counts of child neglect. He was booked at the Marion County Correctional Facility with bail set at $415,000. Erin Wells was also booked on child neglect charges, as well as possession of ...

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  10. Rescued: 4 Wash. residents stuck in Ore. snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Marion County sheriff's search teams have rescued four southwest Washington men who lost their way en route to Bagby Hot Springs in Oregon's Mount Hood National Forest and got their rented SUV stuck overnight in more than a foot of snow. Sheriff's Sgt.

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  11. Updated Four Clark County men rescued after getting stuck in snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Columbian

    Four local men spent the night in Marion County, Ore. after the pickup they were driving got stuck in the snow.

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  12. Former director pleads guilty to stealing from Oregon nonprofit created to help people with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Oregonian

    Janice Roberts, the former executive director of a nonprofit aimed to help people with disabilities pleaded guilty Monday in Marion County Circuit Court to stealing state and federal grant money from the nonprofit and another organization under its umbrella. She is expected to pay more than $78,000 in restitution to Oregon Rise, the now-defunct agency she headed, and the National Indian Parent Information Center.

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  13. Sheriff: Lost hikers burned trailhead sign to stay warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Two Eugene men who got lost in the wood burned a trailhead sign to stay warm as temperatures dropped to 20F, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said. Alex Solomon, 20, and Tyde Kaneshiro, 21, called 911 around 5 p.m. Sunday to report they were lost somewhere near Mount Jefferson.

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  14. No injuries after three-alarm fire tears through Salem RV Park storage unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | OregonLive.com

    ... firefighters that included crews from Salem, Woodburn, Keizer and Silverton assisted in battling the flames. (Marion County Fire District #1) At least 20 storage units at an RV Park in Salem were destroyed and the remaining 20 damaged during a ...

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  15. 'Sweet, golden and mellow;' food bank friends remember slain Salem manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... have to recount on those memories following Hampshire's death Wednesday. On Friday, a spokesperson for the Marion County District attorney's office confirmed Smith and Hampshire, decades in age apart, did not know each other prior to Hampshire's ...

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  16. Murder accusation against Willamette University football player "almost unbelievable"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Oregonian

    Beau Smith appears for his arraignment Thursday in the Marion County Court Annex in Salem. His next court date is Dec. 11. A Willamette University football player charged with killing a 66-year-old man was being held without bail Friday following a court appearance that shed no light on the circumstances of the case, which has shocked and baffled many in the student's school and hometown.

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  17. College football star, 22, 'brutally beat retired airplane...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Daily Mail

    ... leaving him to die in the street. Beau Smith, 22, a wide receiver for Williamette University, appeared in Marion County Circuit Court in Oregon on Thursday, accused of murdering Michael Hampshire, a retired airplane mechanic. A passerby found ...

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  18. Willamette University football player Beau Smith held on no bail in murder of Salem manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | OregonLive.com

    A Willamette University football player is being held without bail in the Marion County Jail on suspicion of killing a 66-year-old Salem man. Beau Wesley Smith , 21, appeared Thursday in Marion County Circuit Court on a murder allegation in the death of Michael Hampshire.

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  19. Greshman man dies in car collision - Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Newberg Graphic

    Kyle Clinton Sanders, 19, of Gresham died in a head-on collision with another driver in Marion County on Thursday, Nov. 6, two days shy of what would have been his 20th birthday Nov. 8. According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Leora Casey, 45, of Sherwood was driving south on French Prairie Road northwest of Woodburn early Thursday morning ... (more)

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  20. Autopsy of Woodburn boy, 6, inconclusive, medical examiner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Oregonian

    An autopsy failed to determined why a 6-year-old boy died Thursday, the Marion County District Attorney's Office said. Jason Horton, a City of Woodburn spokesman, said police and paramedics were dispatched to the 1200 block of Independence Avenue in Woodburn at 9:23 p.m. By the time they arrived, the boy was unconscious and not breathing and family members were performing CPR, Horton said.

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