Pedestrian killed Tuesday was a state employee

A Wilsonville man killed in Tuesday afternoon’s crash on Center Street Northwest was a state analyst well regarded by his peers. Marshal Leslie, 27, worked as a developer/analyst in the Department of Consumer and Business Services, which aims to protect consumers and support a positive business climate in the state.[Read More…]


Salem driver may have had ‘medical issue’ before hitting, killing pedestrian

A Salem man ran a red light on Center Street Northwest Tuesday afternoon before hitting and killing a pedestrian crossing the street, police said. Salem Police spokesman Lt. Treven Upkes said the driver, Salem resident Willie Dempsey, 35, may have been “experiencing a medical issue” when he struck 27-year-old Wilsonville[Read More…]


Police seeking Gaston man for questioning in Salem mom’s disappearance

Michael J. Wolfe, 52, of Gaston. (Salem Police Department photo) The search for a missing Salem woman and her 3-year-old son took a dramatic turn Thursday as police announced they were searching for the father of the boy for questioning while searching two rural properties northwest of Salem in Yamhill[Read More…]