Two people were killed and one was injured in three separate shootings during “an unusual weekend of violence in Salem,” police wrote in a statement Monday.
State police say a crash Sunday in Marion County left three people injured and Highway 22 closed for seven hours.
Covid hospitalizations in the Salem area remained largely flat this past week, while cases continued to decline.
Applications are due Aug. 31 for a roughly $1.1 million federal grant intended to help connect the most vulnerable homeless residents in Marion and Polk counties with stable housing and services.
The level of smog expected in the Salem area Thursday afternoon could be unhealthy for sensitive groups, including children, seniors, pregnant women and people with heart disease or respiratory conditions, the state Department of Environmental Quality said.
Gerardo Trujillo-Torres, now 18, is the first teen Marion County prosecutors have argued should be tried in adult court since the passing of Senate Bill 1008 in 2019, which left that decision to judges.
The 80X Cherriots weekday route will start in Keizer then head to Woodburn and Wilsonville, before making the same stops on the way back.
The Salem City Council voted Monday to spend $750,000 in state money to open a new micro shelter site for young adults on southeast Turner Road by December.
The Marion County Board of Commissioners meets Wednesday to consider accepting about $1.31 million in state grants to provide services for crime victims.
Marion County Deputy District Attorney Amy Queen said Monday she would allow the city of Salem to keep secret records sought by Salem Reporter detailing the allegations against former Deputy Chief Steve Bellshaw.