Keizer Police Search For Armed Robber

Posted by Cort Johnson on March 19, 2014
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KEIZER, Or – Keizer Police say an armed man confronted an employee of a Brink’s armored truck as he was trying to service an ATM machine Tuesday.

Deputy Chief Jeffrey Kuhns says the employee entered a vacant Roth’s grocery store to access the ATM when he was confronted by a gunman.  Kuhns says the employee was able to lock himself inside …

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Cell Towers Coming Closer To Homes

Posted by Steve Leader on February 25, 2014
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The Salem city council has approved new rules allowing cell phone towers to be closer to homes. The Statesman Journal reports the setback requirements on towers placed  on properties touching residential areas have been lowered from 300 feet to 100 feet.

One of the council members who voted against the new rules, Chuck Bennett, said he’s worried it’ll be impossible to …

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Rising Water Closes Salem Parks

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 16, 2014
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Two popular parks in Salem have closed due to rising water levels that pose a danger to visitors. Wallace Marine Park and Minto-Brown Park were closed Saturday, with barriers set up to discourage vehicle traffic.

Citizens welcome the rain, but don’t mind the closures for safety reasons.

“”It’s full. All the way up to the softball fields, covers all the fields, covers …

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Video Released to Help Catch Salem Groper

Posted by Christina Kemp on January 24, 2014
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Salem, Ore. – Salem Police want your help to find a serial groper.

The guy is young, slim and wears a black hoody. But Salem police have released a video of an attack and they hope someone recognizes him.

The video shows the guy come up behind Emma Vlossak when her back is turned. He grabs her and throws her to the …

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Groper attacking Women in Salem

Posted by Christina Kemp on December 12, 2013
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A Salem community is on alert after a serial groper strikes again.

Salem Police think they have a serial groper on there hands. December 11th was the most recent attack. But investigators have linked him to assaults dating back to October.

Three Willamette University students have been assaulted. This week the school sent out an alert to warn students and staff.

“I had …

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