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  1. Albany man accused of attacking grandmother with batRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Oregonian

    Two counts of attempted murder have been filed against an Albany man accused of attacking his 79-year-old grandmother with a baseball bat and then trying to kill his father with a knife. The Albany Democrat Herald reports that 34-year-old Shawn Oard was booked into the Linn County jail.


  2. 'Tub full of blasting caps' forces evacuation near CorvallisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    Police logs show someone called 911 Thursday morning to report that he had found a "tub full of blasting caps." The sheriff's office notified the Oregon State Police bomb squad and several homes in the area between Albany and Corvallis were evacuated as a precautionary measure.


  3. Man shot by deputies in Albany in critical condition, wife arrested, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 |

    Deputies Ryan Keys, a 12-year law enforcement veteran, Kenneth Pyle, a member of the sheriff's office for one year, have been placed on paid administrative leave for firing at Brian E. Eller on Friday morning in Albany, according to Oregon State Police. Eller was flown to a hospital with apparent life-threatening injuries and his 35-year-old wife, Kimberly Eller, was arrested and booked into the Linn County Jail.


  4. Linn County deputies shoot man after car chase, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 |

    Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon said two deputies were involved in a shooting around 9 a.m. during an incident on Saddle Butte Road near Seven Mile Lane. It's about seven miles south of Albany.


  5. Man in boxers steals two cars, leads Linn County cops on wild chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 |

    Flavio Renteria Robledo allegedly led Linn County Sheriff's deputies on a wild chase Saturday afternoon, stealing two cars, breaking into a house, and attempting to steal clothes from the Lebanon Walmart all while wearing boxers. The incident began Saturday afternoon, according to Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley, when Robledo stole a vehicle from an Albany-area residence and then crashed the vehicle in a farm field.


  6. 2 killed, girl rescued after fiery I-5 crash in HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Oregonian

    An Oregon trooper pulled a 5-year-old girl out of a burning wreck that killed her father and grandmother on Interstate 5 north of Eugene. Authorities say the 1998 Tioga motorhome was southbound when it took the off-ramp to the Oak Grove Rest Area and drifted out of its lane, rear-ending the commercial truck on Wednesday night.


  7. Portland Metro Monday Traffic: Fog - dense in some areas - limits visibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 |

    Foggy conditions start off the week from Southwest Washington south to Albany. With dense fog comes the potential for quick changes in visibility.


  8. Library book -- checked out in 1935 -- found during Albany home renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Carpenter Amy Schaumann was working on a renovation project at a home at 1405 Front Ave. N.E. in February when she found Lovett's old library book - about 81 years overdue. "I was pulling out the drywall," she said, indicating the inner wood slats of the wall that faces Front Avenue near what had once been a front door.


  9. Gerry Frank's picks: Albany's historic carousel taking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 |

    Historic carousel pieces displayed in the Historic Carousel & Museum. The Albany Carousel is in the making in downtown Albany.


  10. Report: Willamette is safe for swimming, unless you're a fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 |

    Half a century since Gov. Tom McCall launched the first large-scale cleanup of the Willamette River, the water is safe for swimmers. Those findings top the first-ever Willamette River report card , released Wednesday by Meyer Memorial Trust.


  11. Canzano: 20 ridiculous Civil War facts for Beavers and DucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 |

    The 119th Civil War will be played Friday in Eugene between Oregon and Oregon State. My picks for 20 cool Civil War Facts that will make you smarter at Thanksgiving Dinner: Oregon coach John J. McEwan gets credit for officially naming the rivalry game.


  12. Longtime business Bike n Hike closes in Beaverton and HillsboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Kevin Chudy likes to tell people he has spent 490 months selling bicycles and all the things that go with them. That's 41 years in a single job, but the bike seller, fixer and rider is closing his Bike n Hike shops in Beaverton, Hillsboro and Milwaukie.


  13. Woman arrested in husband's death told Linn County deputies she meant to shoot herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 |

    A Millersburg woman arrested in connection with the death of her husband told Linn County deputies she meant to shoot herself early Monday morning. Roberta B. Samard, 62, has been arrested on manslaughter charges after her husband was found dead in their home north of Albany at about 6:10 a.m. on Monday.


  14. Police investigate shooting that left 1 dead in Millersburg; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Linn County sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a shooting that left one man dead in a Millersburg home Monday morning. In a news release, Sheriff Bruce Riley said police have identified the shooter and that the person is cooperating with detectives.


  15. C of I's Porter Named Volleyball Player of the Year and Leads All-Conference SelectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 |

    With the end of the 2015 Cascade Collegiate Conference volleyball season, the all-conference and postseason honors have been announced as College of Idaho's Kylie Porter has been named the 2015 Volleyball Player of the year, after a vote by the head coaches. Porter, a senior middle blocker from Boise, Idaho, helped lead her team to their fourth consecutive CCC title.


  16. Woman with Alzheimer's found safe after 3-mile walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 |

    Rozanne Elaine Spann, 69, was found Monday night after she turned the wrong direction and got lost on a walk to Walmart. Linn County Sheriff's deputies found Rozanne Elaine Spann, 69, on a stranger's porch Monday night, hours after she left her home with plans to walk to the Walmart in Albany.


  17. Albany woman with Alzheimer's reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 |

    Rozanne Elaine Spann, 69, is described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 148 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, brown jacket and brown vest.


  18. Experimental plane crashes into Linn County building; 2 escape with minor injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Two men escaped with minor injuries Friday after their experimental plane crashed into a building in Lebanon, Linn County's sheriff said. A rush of 911 calls sent deputies and firefighters racing to the crash scene in the 36000 block of Bohlken Drive shortly after noon, Sheriff Bruce Riley said in a news release.


  19. Albany man killed in Linn County motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    The crash occurred around 2:38 a.m. on Highway 34 near Tangent . The Oregon State Police said Adam R. Scott was riding east when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck the signpost in the median.


  20. Albany contractors mistakenly dump sewage into Willamette RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 |

    The city of Albany says its contractors accidentally last week sent about 3,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Willamette River downstream of Bowman Park. The city announced the spill Friday.


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