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Jesse Helt, Miley Cyrus' VMA date, barely makes his arraignment
Jesse Helt, the young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards, arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment Tuesday on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon. Polk County Judge Monte Campbell was ready to wrap up his court hearings in Dallas, Ore., for the day, and likely issue an arrest warrant for Helt, when Helt's lawyer announced his client had arrived at the courthouse.
5 hrs ago
Entire Oregon state building inventory, including costly repair needs, heading for an online future
Costs associated with renovating the state Capitol in Salem barely scratch the surface of Oregon's entire inventory of state-owned buildings. A new online inventory, aimed at prioritizing needed maintenance, is in the works.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
OR--Oregon News Digest,ADVISORY, OR
For questions on stories from Salem, call Statehouse Correspondent Jonathan J. Cooper at 503-363-0010. For questions on Southern Oregon stories, call Grants Pass Correspondent Jeff Barnard at 541-476-1722.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Underwater Treadmill Part of World Record Attempt, Charity Event - Rehab Managment
Rehab Management Editorial Board Member, Mike Studer, PT, will attempt to set a new record for fastest underwater marathon. Studer, who is a two-time APTA Clinician of the Year will make his run at setting the new mark 6 p.m. Friday, Sept.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
City of Damascus loses appeal to stop de-annexations
According to Jim Syring of Citizens for Secession from Damascus, Marion County Circuit Judge Claudia Burton ruled Tuesday, Sept. 9 against the city's attempt to stop people from de-annexing from the city as allowed by House Bill 4029.
Salem student's project takes on dirty water
Megha Joshi was researching natural disasters last year when the idea for an award-winning science fair project - a solar-powered water filtration system - popped into her mind. Hurricanes, floods and tsunamis can pollute the water supply with bacteria and other contaminants, which can lead to illness for people who drink it.
Correction: Student Invention story
In a member exchange sent Sept. 10 about a student invention, The Associated Press erroneously deleted the first paragraph of the story.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
West Salem's Urban Grange Coffee: community, friends, family
About five years ago, after a bad day at the office, Jennifer St. George came home to find her husband, Randy, baking.
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Conrad Engweiler, convicted of rape and murder in 1990, granted parole
Conrad Engweiler, 40, appears before the state parole board in Salem, Ore. in May 2014.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Salem police investigate Labor Day shooting
One person was wounded in a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Monday near the 3000 block of Lancaster Drive NE, Salem police said.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections
SALEM, Ore. - By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known.
A busy day for Keizer Police
It all started around 8 a.m. when a member of the KPD's Community Response Unit spoke with Angelica Maria Rodriguez, 33, who had been living illegally in a residence at 4795 Verda Lane NE.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Sheriff identifies body found near Salem, asks public for information
Detectives are asking for the public's help in finding out more about a woman who was found dead along Nevada Street north of Salem.
Marion County Sheriff: Dead body found on roadside
A passerby spotted a dead body on the side of the road in Salem, Ore. as they drove by and called the sheriff's office, according to the Marion County Sheriff.
Body found alongside rural road north of Salem
SALEM, Ore. Someone driving down the 4800 block of Nevada Street NE spotted a body off to the side of the road in a rural area outside of Keizer Friday night, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.
Marion County, Ore.: body found along road
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Salem bicyclist injured in hit-and-run crash
The crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. when a bicyclist traveling east on Union Street Northeast crossed Commercial Street Northeast.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
OR--Oregon News Digest,ADVISORY, OR
For questions on stories from Salem, call Statehouse Correspondent Jonathan J. Cooper at 503-363-0010.