Salem police officer shot, gunman eludes arrest

A Salem police officer was shot early Friday morning and the gunman is being sought by police, the Salem Police Department announced. The officer, who was not identified, was being treated for injuries not considered to be life threatening, according to a police press release. The agency released no details[Read More…]


Salem under curfew as Saturday night protest turns violent

Salem is under a declaration of emergency and curfew for Sunday night following protests in downtown Saturday night related to the Minneapolis death of George Floyd. City Manager Steve Powers issued the emergency order calling for a curfew “in all public places” from 8 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday.[Read More…]


East Salem collision leaves three dead, 11 injured

UPDATE Thursday 11:32 a.m.: Police identified the third victim as 18-year-old Diego Lucas Felipe. UPDATE Monday 11:17 a.m.: Police identified Andres Alonzo-Canil, 41, and Miguel Alonzo-Lucas, 39, as two of the passengers who died in the collision. Deputies are still working to confirm the identity of the third deceased passenger.[Read More…]