Left-wing, right-wing protesters clash in Salem


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.

Salem police urge people to avoid Capitol area due to protest, counterprotest


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.

Three teens, including Albany boy, escape from OYA facility


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.

Pedestrian struck and killed by train on Wednesday


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.

Two local businesses fined for environmental violations


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 searching for suspect from Big Lots armed robbery Wednesday


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 sues AP to stifle request in volleyball case

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.

Bill barring firearms from Oregon’s state buildings passes Senate

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.

Albany police withholding restaurant names to protect uninvolved employees

The Albany Police Department has no current plans to release the names of the Linn County and Benton County restaurants linked to 11 money laundering arrests announced Wednesday.

1 2 3 287