December 13, 2017
Salem-News.com (Sep-12-2017 13:32)
Utah Man Arrested For NW Fires Wildland ArsonSalem-News.com
Authorities say it is possible Wilson may be responsible for other fires in the northwest.
(LA PINE, Ore.) -
An investigation began on August 29, 2017 into four wildland fires that occurred along the Highway 97 between the area of Lava River Cave and Mile Post 180 south of La Pine, Oregon.
Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2017 16:35)
RTDNA Urges Journalists to Watch Their Backs After Latest POTUS AttacksSalem-News.com
During the Charlottesville protests on August 11 & 12, at least four journalists were attacked by people in the crowd.
(RTDNA/WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
In a campaign-style rally in Phoenix Tuesday, President Donald Trump unleashed his most vicious attacks to date on the U.S news media, prompting the RTDNA Voice of the First Amendment Task Force to urge journalists across the country to be extra mindful of their safety.
Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2017 15:27)
Alt-Right Equals Right-Wing Hate GroupsRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
Hate can be contagious and therefore must be subdued, not fueled.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -
I recommend the media refrain from the use of "alt-right" when reporting on right-wing rallies. We should all stop calling hate-mongers the "alt-right."
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2017 15:19)
McMinnville Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Causing Death of MotorcyclistSalem-News.com
Duck will not be eligible for earned "good time" to reduce the sentence.
(DALLAS, Ore.) -
Brenden James Duck was sentenced today to serve 12 years in prison by Polk County Circuit Judge Monte Campbell for causing the death of James Osredkar on April 14, 2017.
Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2017 13:28)
Eyo Nyong Murder Unsolved After 12 YearsSalem-News.com
Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information leading to arrests in any unsolved homicide case - and tipsters can remain anonymous.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Eyo Nyong often frequented the bar where he was murdered, known as J.D. Sports Bar at the time. After shooting Nyong, the suspects ran away, down North Vancouver Avenue.
Salem-News.com (Jul-22-2017 21:19)
FBI Announces Huge Darknet TakedownFBI / Salem-News.com
Authorities Shutter Online Criminal Market AlphaBay
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
The largest marketplace on the Darknet—where hundreds of thousands of criminals anonymously bought and sold drugs, weapons, hacking tools, stolen identities, and a host of other illegal goods and services—has been shut down as a result of one the most sophisticated and coordinated efforts to date on the part of law enforcement across the globe.
Salem-News.com (Jun-15-2017 01:15)
Jeff Sessions` TestimonyRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
His appointment to a federal district court in 1986 was rejected over pro-KKK allegations. Has he gained any credibility since then?
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -
In his June 13, 2017 testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly denied suggestions that he had improper contact with Russian authorities or hurt this country, which he claimed to have served with honor for 35 years.
Salem-News.com (Jun-13-2017 23:10)
Historic Sentencing for Gang Member who Killed Transgender WomanSpecial to Salem-News.com
Vallum had two options: he could flee or save face with the gang by killing Williamson.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
A federal prosecution under a 2009 hate crime law resulted in a lengthy prison sentence last month for a Mississippi gang member who killed a 17-year-old transgender woman—and set an important precedent that could benefit other transgender victims.
Salem-News.com (Jun-03-2017 00:53)
Study Says Women Adhering to Traditional Stereotypes Less Likely to Refuse Unwanted SexSalem-News.com
College-aged women who believe in sexual stereotypes are more likely to engage in unhealthy sexual relationships
(PULLMAN, Wash.) -
“Our findings suggest college women’s acceptance of degrading media portrayals of women, like those we see in current popular music videos such as DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One” or Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit,” plays a role in their real-life sexual relationships,” Hust said.
Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 18:30)
Immigrant Detainees End Hunger Strike with Victory in OregonSalem-News.com
Local Clergy to Meet with Immigrant Detainees at NORCOR
(The Dalles, Ore.) -
Immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility have broken their 6-day hunger strike after NORCOR administrator Bryan Brandenburg committed to the hunger strikers to provide microwaves to heat their meals, radios and access to programs that inmates are offered.