Jeffrey Keniston resigned on Oct. 5 from the Aumsville Police Department after state officials found he used his authority to gain a sexual relationship with a domestic violence victim while employed by Salem. He is still challenging the revocation of his police license.
Salem police say they could not establish why a man fatally shot himself in the agency’s lobby on Saturday. Investigators found no connection between the man and the police department, or the fact that he died by suicide on Veterans Day
Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved awarding a $160,000 grant for the Strategic Economic Development Corporation, also known as SEDCOR, to promote the growth of Salem-area businesses and the local economy.
Salem officials reached a settlement with Jose Carmona-Perez nearly four years after he sued the city, alleging police officers tackled and struck him on the ground during an arrest. The Salem City Council will vote Monday on the settlement.
Law school graduates in Oregon can now submit a portfolio of their work for an evaluation to become licensed attorneys. The new path is an alternative to the bar exam, a change the leader of Willamette University’s College of Law has pushed for years.
Salem police have not identified a 15-year-old boy found Monday morning in a car near a northeast Salem apartment complex. The agency is seeking tips from the public about the teen’s death.
Salem police say they are not investigating a shooting in a northeast Salem business district because those at the scene, including the woman who was shot, declined to talk with police.
Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved adding about $1.97 million of state money to an agreement with the Oregon Health Authority for public health services. The new contract totals $6.96 million and lasts through June 2025.
Listen to the stories of a punk rock legend, take home a new quilt or dust off your skates this weekend in Salem.
Five freshman football players at McNary High School are facing juvenile charges alleging they physically harassed other teammates in a locker room between August and October. Police say one victim was assaulted.