Jose Corral-Zavala, 21, started a gunfight with police after they stopped his vehicle with spikes, state police said. He then fled in a minivan that stopped nearby before a Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy fatally shot the driver, Isaac Oceguedo, 18.
The city of Salem said a blocked sewer line caused a spill of about 1,350 gallons of sewage Thursday.
A proposed tax would keep nine firefighters hired under a 2021 federal grant on duty, at a cost of about $83 more per year in property taxes for east Salem homeowners.
Police say a pedestrian, 52-year-old Arnulfo A. Chavez of Aurora, was crossing Interstate 5 when the driver of a Honda CRV traveling south struck and killed him.
Police say that Ronald Olbekson, 64, was walking east across Lancaster Drive outside the marked crosswalk Monday night when he was struck by the driver of a sedan, which was traveling north.
Police say they worked for two days to identify and find a 13-year-old boy who posted threats on social media of a shooting at Claggett Middle School.
David L. Nelson, 55, was killed and David J. Nelson, 23, was hospitalized after a crash just outside west Salem. Police say both Salem residents were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the car.
Police say Jody L. Miehl, 50, was killed in a collision Thursday morning at the intersection of South River Road and South Viewcrest Drive. A 13-year-old passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Salem police said Thursday morning that a person was killed in a collision on South River Road involving a dump truck and an SUV. Drivers were asked to find alternative routes.
Late Monday afternoon, the Oregon State Police identified a citizen killed in a gunfight with police two days ago as Isaac I. Ocegueda, 18 of Carlton. The agency said Polk County sheriff’s deputy Mike Smith was also injured in the shootout but otherwise provided little information.