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Tuesday Jul 22 | OregonLive.com

Salem shoe-fetish killer Jerry Brudos' crimes to be chronicled Wednesday on TV's Investigation Discovery

Jerome "Jerry" Brudos, the Salem shoe fetishist known as the "Lust Killer," strangled four young women in the late 1960s, a gruesome series of killings that was natural grist for true-crime TV producers.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon prison official retires amid ethics inquiry into nepotism, alleged abuse of office

The D Block at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem is part of a growing state prison system.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Portland Tribune

Court upholds eyewitness testimony in murder case

The Oregon Supreme Court upheld a murder conviction despite a challenge to eyewitness testimony that the defendant argued should have been excluded from his 2009 trial.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon State Penitentiary puts 115 prisoners in the hole after three weekend fights

Oregon State Penitentiary officials locked 115 inmates in disciplinary cells during the long holiday weekend as suspects in three fights broke the relative peace of the state's only maximum-security prison.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Brawl at state pen on eve of Independence Day

Visiting the Oregon State Penitentiary is canceled until further notice after a fight involving more than two dozen inmates Wednesday.

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KXL-AM Portland

Lockdown At The Oregon Penitentiary30 inmates got into a fight in the dining hall.

The Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem is in lockdown following a fight between inmates today.

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