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Current Temperature:2.2° Celcius
Current Conditions:clear
Snow depth:0"
Snow Off Road:167.64000000000001"
Driving Restrictions:Carry chains or traction tires.
Pavement Conditions:bare pavement
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Salem-News.com (April 10,2018 21:10)

Human Trafficking Backpage.com Site Seized

Additionally, Craigslist removed its "Personals" sections, Reddit took down its "Hookers" forum page; Cityvibe is also down.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -backpage.comH.R. 1865, known as the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, targets online sex trafficking and subjects websites to federal criminal and civil liability when users misuse online personals.

President Trump is expected to sign it into law on Wednesday.

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Salem-News.com (January 29,2018 10:45)

Erratic Motorhome Leads to Officer Involved Shooting

Shots were fired but no one sustained gunshot injuries.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Salem-News.comFour Salem Police Officers were involved in a line-of-duty shooting following a dangerous incident in which a motorhome struck two police patrol vehicles.

The driver, 61-year old Roy Victor Devoursney of Salem, exited the vehicle and refused to comply with officers' commands, resulting in the deployment of a taser and then officers took him into custody.

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Salem-News.com (January 04,2018 21:31)

12 Elk Killed in Crash on Oregon Hwy 26

Unbeknownst to drivers, highways often serve as animal trails in the dark of night.

(BANKS, Ore.) -dead elkAt 4:30 this morning, the Oregon State Police and Washington County Sheriff's office responded to a crash on Highway 26 near milepost 54 in Washington County.

There were 13 known elk hit by at least one, possibly more, vehicles. Approximately half of the elk were killed on scene and the others were put down for humanitarian reasons.

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Salem-News.com (December 18,2017 18:00)

Old-Fashioned Driving Directions May Keep You Alive this Winter

OSP is warning the public about the dangers of mapping software or GPS units that may lead motorists into a dangerous situation during winter months.

(SALEM, Ore.) -oregon road closuresHighway 22 is currently closed and motorists traveling between Central Oregon and the Willamette Valley are being urged to take Highway 20 through Sweet Home or Highway 26 through Government Camp.

Over the weekend, OSP Dispatch received several calls of motorists attempting to take Highway 22, but being rerouted by their GPS units onto Forest Service roads near Detroit.

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Salem-News.com (December 11,2017 17:20)

School Bus Crashes with All Aboard

The kids are all alright.

(SALEM, Ore.) -school bus crashToday at about 3:30 PM, Marion County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 11400 block of Sunnyview Rd NE regarding a traffic crash. This crash involved a school bus full of kids, all of which are ok, and a smaller ford pickup.

The investigation has determined icy road conditions to be the cause. The driver of the pickup lost control and crossed the center line and hit the bus head-on.

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Salem-News.com (November 15,2017 12:10)

Ten Car Accident on I-5 Near Woodburn

Witnesses are asked to call the Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888.

(WOODBURN, Ore.) -Woodburn car accidentA ten-car accident near Woodburn Tuesday night was a domino effect after a large object fell into the freeway.

At about 9:30 p.m., the Northern Command Center (NCC) was notified of a large metal object that had fallen off of a pick-up truck.

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Salem-News.com (September 11,2017 18:25)

Four-Alarm Grass Fire Closes Roadways in SE Salem

The fire appears to be under control at this time.

(SALEM, Ore.) -fireThe Salem Fire Department along with units from the cities of Sublimity, Turner, Keizer and Marion County are battling a four alarm grass fire near Corban University.

The grass fire, which sparked in a field, led crews to close Deer Park Road between Aumsville Highway and Turner Road and Turner Road SE south of Kuebler Boulevard SE.

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Salem-News.com (August 28,2017 01:10)

Motorcylist Crashed into a Bear near Breitenbush

The motorcyclist was flown by lifeflight to the nearest hospital.

(DETROIT, Ore.) -black bearSunday afternoon, a motorcyclist was riding on Breitenbush Rd near mile post 18.5 when he crashed into a black bear who was in the middle of his lane of travel.

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital to be treated for their injuries. It is unknown the extent of injuries to the motorcyclist at this time. The black bear died at the scene.

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Salem-News.com (July 25,2017 23:44)

3-Vehicle Crash on OR Hwy 97

Serious injury crash south of Redmond injures three.

(DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore.) -Redmond crashA 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe turned northbound onto Highway 97 from Gift Road and pulled into the path of a southbound 2014 Infiniti Q50.

After the Infiniti collided into the Hyundai it crossed into the northbound lanes and struck a 1990 International dump truck.

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Salem-News.com (July 19,2017 14:03)

Two-Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of a Salem Man on Highway 20

Even in the best of conditions, driving can be risky.

(LINN COUNTY, Ore.) -fatal crash investigationA Salem man was killed yesterday when the motorcycle he was operating crashed into the side of a Kenworth log truck.

Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report at about 10:30 a.m. of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near milepost 34.5 (east of Sweet Home).

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