Hundreds of Salem students walked out of classes in protest Friday after seniors on the varsity basketball team said school officials did nothing following an investigation over a year ago of Trever Ball, who still teaches at North.
Teen arrested for online threat against Stephens Middle School
Police say a threat made by a 14-year-old boy against the Adam Stephens Middle School campus was not credible.
Marion County names 7 candidates for new sheriff
On June 7, the Marion County Board of Commissioners will interview candidates who applied to replace Sheriff Joe Kast and appoint his successor that same afternoon.
DA releases account of March homicide-suicide in east Salem
Prosecutors say Juan Roque fatally shot his wife, Kali Roque, before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on in late March in east Salem.
Marion County DA drops reckless-driving case after a prosecutor calls defendant ‘drunk Hispanic guy’
District Attorney Paige Clarkson said her office ordered an inquiry after hearing the attorney made comments about a defendant’s race.
Teen killed, driver charged in early Sunday crash
Police say Gustavo Sosa, 27 of Silverton, struck two cars near the North Lancaster neighborhood while intoxicated and fled the crash.
Police identify farm workers killed in Marion County crash
The seven people killed and four injured were farm workers heading to homes in the Salem and Woodburn area.
Police arrest 3 teens in Saturday shooting near East Lancaster
Police say they searched an apartment from which the gunfire came and found one AR-15 style weapon, a shotgun and a long rifle.
Woman killed in fire at Salem RV park near SE Mill Creek Friday
The fire killed a 64-year-old woman who who was living in a trailer at Salem Campground & RVs, according to the Salem Police Department
UPDATE: Police say semitruck driver plowed into van on I-5, killing 7
The truck driver, Lincoln Clayton Smith, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, manslaughter and assault.