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Heavy police presence at Salem Home Depot

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A major road is closed in Salem and a heavy police presence is in the area that includes the parking lot of a Home Depot. Cherry Avenue between Salem Parkway and Salem Industrial NE is closed at this time. No other information is available at this...
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Suspect in custody after officer-involved shooting in Keizer

KEIZER, OR (KPTV) - Keizer police say a suspect is in custody after an officer-involved shooting that took place on Wednesday evening. At 8:42 p.m., Keizer police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of River Road North and Dearborn Avenue North. During the incident there was an officer-involved shooting, chase and hit and run crash.

Keizer police involved in shooting, someone in custody

KEIZER, Ore. — Keizer police were involved in a shooting Wednesday night while checking out a suspicious vehicle, the Keizer Police Department said. It happened near River Road N and Dearborn Avenue N shortly after 8:40 p.m. Police said there was also a pursuit and a hit-and-run crash. Police took...
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New surge of COVID-19 hitting exhausted Oregon

A possible fifth wave of the COVID-19 is swelling in a pandemic-exhausted Oregon that less than a month ago seemed to be on the verge of recovery. “The highly contagious delta variant has increased tenfold in the past two weeks in Oregon, and it is now estimated to be associated with 80% of the new cases in Oregon," said Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the state's top epidemiologist, said Tuesday evening.

Canby Resident Wins $1 Million in Kroger Covid Vaccine Giveaway

Debbie Johnson is Oregon’s newest millionaire. The lifelong Canby resident and (newly retired) baker was announced Wednesday morning as the fourth of five grand prize winners of Kroger’s Community Immunity Giveaway. “I’m definitely retired now,” Johnson said with a laugh. “You won’t see me going back to work.”. Seriously, the...

OSP identifies woman killed in two-vehicle crash on Hwy 240 in Newberg

NEWBERG, OR (KPTV) - One person died and another was seriously injured following a crash on Highway 240 in Newberg Tuesday morning. The crash involving a Toyota pickup truck and a Nissan Sentra occurred on Highway 240 near Northeast Red Hills Road at about 5:20 a.m. Oregon State Police said an investigation revealed that the Toyota was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lane and collided with the Nissan. The driver of the Nissan, identified as Irene Gomez, 34, of Woodburn, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Woman hit by car in Salem, dies; driver being sought

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was killed after being involved in a collision with a van in Salem on July 23, and the accused driver remains at large, according to the Salem Police Department. Witnesses told investigators a woman was seen on the hood of a van traveling south...
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Fatal crash closes Oregon 240 near Newberg

A driver was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning east of Newberg, officials said. The person who died has not yet been identified. The driver of the second vehicle was extricated by firefighters and LifeFlighted to a Portland-area hospital, said Yamhill County Police Sergeant Sam Elliott.