Saturday Sep 13
Salem considers smoking ban for some city sidewalks
The city council this month asked staff to draw up an ordinance for a vote at a future meeting. It would make it illegal to light up on sidewalks next to Salem Hospital, Willamette University, and businesses that make a request.
Oregon State Police investigate head-on car crash in Salem
A head-on collision in Salem threw a small child from the car. The child was rushed to Salem Hospital Oregon State Police investigators are reviewing a head-on collision in Salem that injured four people including a small child.
Salem shootings called result of gangs fighting
Investigators say the shooting of two people in the parking lot of a Salem restaurant was a result of gangs fighting.
Which Oregon hospitals received a bump in Medicare payments and which were dinged?
Twelve Oregon hospitals have received a slight bump in Medicare payments, thanks to a new quality incentive program, while 19 others will see a small decrease in their payments, according to data released by Kaiser Health News.