Salem police suspected Andrew E. Kjostad, 34, in three separate shootings when an officer shot him during an attempted arrest, according an Oregon State Police Statement.
UPDATE: Salem officer shoots man suspected of twice shooting at officers Sunday
Police have not identified a man they say shot at law enforcement officers in two separate incidents on Sunday, April 30.
Clackamas County deputy charged with sexually abusing child in Salem
Cenobio Jauregui, 37, is accused of repeatedly molesting a child under 14. He was previously a corrections officer at the Oregon State Penitentiary, where he was promoted to corporal in 2021.
VOTE 2023: What’s on your ballot for the May 16 election in Salem?
As a new superintendent takes office, voters will decide three new board directors to help lead the Salem-Keizer School District. We compiled a guide to help you be sure your vote counts in this election.
Power line accident delays Salem affordable housing project opening
An Oregon State Hospital nursing building remodeled into 52 affordable apartments may open around two weeks late after power to Yaquina Hall was shut off on April 17.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider adding funds to evidence building project
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider awarding federal funds to a nonprofit for redevelopment of Highland Cottages. The complex will have six affordable units for a county program that provides childcare and addiction treatment for parents.
Long-awaited homeless navigation center opens in Salem with fanfare
The temporary shelter will allow 75 people to get treatment and prepare to move out directly into housing. The navigation center’s longtime future is uncertain as the city hasn’t publicly identified funding beyond two years.
Polk County Sheriff, DA seek $4 million per year in proposed tax levy
The new levy would retain sheriff’s deputies and prosecutors hired in 2015 as an earlier public safety levy is set to expire.
UPDATE: SE Turner Road reopened to traffic
Salem police on Friday afternoon asked drivers to find alternative routes as the semi-trailer blocked northbound and southbound traffic.
Adaptability is a style for Salem musician Jon Fro
A fixture of Salem’s music scene, Jon Fro has been songwriting, performing and promoting locally for over two decades. He recently made his solo return with his first album in six years.