KXL EXCLUSIVE WITH SOUND: Salem Electric Worker Takes Time to Put Out Potential Bark Dust Fire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 27, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — A Salem homeowner is very grateful that a man took about a half hour to stop what he was doing and prevent a possible disaster.

Ron Addison was driving his Salem Electric truck Wednesday down a neighborhood street when he smelled smoke.  He noticed a pile of smoldering bark dust in someone front yard.  It looked pretty dangerous, …

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Threat Or Prank?

Posted by Steve Leader on June 1, 2015
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Photo courtesy: Tom Windedahl

SALEM-Ore.- When Tom Windedahl saw graffiti on an exterior wall at Marion Miller Elementary school Sunday afternoon he didn’t immediately know what to make of it.

A closer look revealed the words, “ISIL We R here,” in large print. Windedahl found that “disturbing.”

ISIL and ISIS both refer to Islamic State, an extremist militant group that’s seizing territory in …

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Suspect Dies After Armed Standoff With Police

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 24, 2015
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Photos Courtesy: KGW News

SALEM, Ore. — A man who fired at police during a seven-hour standoff on Friday in the parking lot of the Walmart on Turner Road Southeast died after being wounded himself. The suspect has been identified as 49-year-old Mark Hawkins of Eugene.

Officers were checking on a suspicious vehicle just after 11:00 in the morning when they discovered that the suspect …

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Drug Offender Shows Up To Court With Drug Paraphernalia

Posted by Pat Boyle on December 9, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. — A 23-year-old Salem man showed up for his arraignment on drug charges with drug paraphernalia in his pocket.  It was discovered when Michael Durban walked through the security screening process at the Marion County Circuit Court Annex.

He was arrested after deputies found hypodermic needles and a cotton ball they think contained heroin.  He told deputies “I got …

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FBI Subpoenas Information on Cover Oregon Failure

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 20, 2014
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Jim Ferretti contributed to this report. 

Salem,Ore.– The FBI wants to know what was happening at Cover Oregon as the Website was failing.

Tuesday afternoon the Governor’s officer released subpoenas from the FBI seeking information from Cover Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority. The investigation is demanding communications regarding the failed website and how federal money was spent. Dennis Richardson who is hoping to be …

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