SALEM (AP) — Dozens of left-wing, anti-fascist demonstrators clashed with a smaller number of right-wing protesters Sunday near the Oregon State Capitol grounds in Salem.
The Salem Police Department is urging residents and visitors to stay away from the Capitol Mall area due to a protest, and saying that 150 to 200 heavily armed participants are in the area.
The Oregon Youth Authority is asking for the public’s help in locating three teens who escaped form the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn after assaulting a staff member and stealing their keys at about 12:45 a.m. on Sunday.
A pedestrian in downtown Corvallis was struck and killed by a passing train on Wednesday night, the Corvallis Police Department has confirmed. The investigation is ongoing and there are few details at this time.
The Department of Environmental Quality fined two businesses, one in Linn County and the other in Benton County, for environmental violations. The fines totaled more than $11,000.
Albany police are searching for a man who they believe robbed the Big Lots at 2000 SE 14th Ave on Wednesday, according to a Friday press release.
Oregon State University leaders are suing to block disclosure of details about an investigation of abuse allegations in their volleyball program, even as they tout a refreshed mission for transparency following their president’s resignation over the handling of sexual-misconduct cases at another school.
All firearms would be barred from state buildings, and local governments would have the option of barring them from their own buildings, under a bill that is halfway through the Oregon Legislature.
Four people in Oregon are being monitored by the Oregon Health Authority for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus, state officials said Thursday morning.