Before his Saturday arrest, Eric Webb, 49, had pleaded guilty to driving under the influence seven times in Oregon.
On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Cherriots board will discuss proposals to lower fare on its regional and 1X routes and move to a cashless fare system.
Kye Alfaro, 16, will start his sentence in the Oregon Youth Authority and after turning 25 will be moved to state prison, where he will be eligible for release after 45 years.
Michael James Compton fired at least one shot at officers before he was killed in the gunfight with police, the Oregon State Police said in a statement Monday afternoon.
Salem police did not say who fired the shot that killed the suspect on Southeast Commercial Street Monday morning.
The agenda for Monday, Jan. 23, includes decisions for improving pedestrian safety, parks projects and shifting unused federal funding to Marion-Polk Food Share Meals on Wheels. The council will also look at a state plan to extend TriMet rail service to Salem.
A group of local businesses and community members dedicated a new flag pole at the Salem Municipal Airport. Key players in the ongoing effort to bring commercial air service back to the state capital attended.
The lawsuit filed on Friday, Jan. 13, alleges Duarte Papa-Vicente, 27, was arrested and jailed on a warrant that had been withdrawn.
“I’m not gonna sit around and let somebody hold Social Security and Medicare hostage on this thing,” U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden told a Salem crowd regarding the approaching national debt ceiling.
The Salem Police Department on Tuesday afternoon asked for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old named Warren.