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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.

Linn County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Sweet Home man


A Sweet Home man was reported missing Wednesday, according to a news release from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

OSU sued by students for charging in-person tuition levels during pandemic

Two Oregon State University students filed a class action lawsuit against OSU for continuing to charge tuition consistent with in-person education while conducting most classes exclusively online during the pandemic.

Linn, Benton restaurants linked to money laundering arrests

Five search warrants executed on March 17 yielded 11 arrests and revealed drug manufacturing and money laundering at several restaurants across Linn, Benton and Marion counties.

Acting OSU president a defendant in whistleblower lawsuit

The complaint, filed Tuesday in Multnomah County by a former Oregon State dean and current professor, alleges that OSU administrators aided and abetted retaliation for reporting sexual and racial harassment. 

Tanker crash forces evacuations near Stayton


A fuel tanker rollover overnight Tuesday has led to a road closure and evacuation of 12 residents in the Stayton Area.

$90,000 was spent on Corvallis managed camp

Officials working to put together a managed camping facility near the BMX track in Corvallis had spent nearly $90,000 of the $125,000 in federal CARES act funding before insurance issues forced the group to abandon its plans.