Teens in the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center shared how they’ve been impacted by Salem’s recent surge in shootings.
PHOTOS: Salem residents listened attentively as panelists shared their insights on gun violence in Salem. The Town Hall on Thursday, Feb. 16, was organized by Salem Reporter.
Matthew Newman, 15, was taking a joyride with friends on a Sunday night in November when he was gunned down on a Salem street. Three months later, his mother struggles to make sense of the events that led up to the death of her firstborn.
The opening of the Marion County Courthouse in downtown Salem was disrupted after police confronted a man tent camping on the courthouse porch. Police arrested the man and operations resumed shortly after 8 a.m.
The Community Emergency Response Team will train new volunteers from Feb. 22 to March 28. Those who take the class can become first responders in the event that Salem faces a disastrous event.
SALEM EVENT: The reported surge in gun-related crimes will be addressed in the Town Hall on Gun Violence, a free community event on Thursday, Feb. 15. The event was organized by Salem Reporter.
A driver fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday evening east of the intersection of Southeast Mission Street and Hawthorne Avenue. David H. Stockam, 51, of Salem, was found dead at the scene.
Attorneys for DEA agent Samuel Landis argue his criminal case belongs in federal court, where he can seek immunity. They said the Oregon Department of Justice is wrongly seeking to reverse a federal judge’s decision to move the case out of state court.
Most ideas to reform Oregon’s Measure 110 would need funding, but an amount hasn’t been set yet.
New documents and court filings reveal fresh details about a DEA agent’s deadly collision with a Salem cyclist. Here are five top takeaways from the documents and filings.