December 2, 2020
Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2010 19:44)
Inmate Dies in Agony While Pleading for HelpBy David Mercer Special to Salem-News.com
A torturous agonizing death for a U.S. federal inmate with several serious undiagnosed deadly medical problems.
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For days before he died in a federal prison, Adam Montoya pleaded with guards to be taken to a doctor, pressing a panic button in his cell over and over to summon help that never came.
Salem-News.com (Jan-08-2010 14:24)
Marijuana Reformers in Illinois Have High Hopes for 2010Salem-News.com
Illinois NORML says says it is crucial that supporters of reforming cannabis laws in Illinois contact their State Representative and urge them to vote yes on Senate Bill 1381.
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An Associated Press questionnaire that was released this past weekend has forced Governor candidates to take a position in the debate on medical cannabis.
Salem-News.com (Nov-13-2009 15:51)
Two Killed, Several Hurt in Crash on I-84 West of Baker CitySalem-News.com
Five passengers from the crash are still in Intensive Care.
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Oregon State Police troopers are continuing the investigating a single vehicle double fatal rollover crash Thursday morning on Interstate 84 about five miles west of Baker City.
Salem-News.com (Mar-17-2009 12:43)
Help a Sick Relative, Lose Your JobBy Bruce Mirken/MPP Special to Salem-News.com
Scoring three marijuana cigarettes for an aunt with breast cancer costs a police dispatcher her job.
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When medical use of marijuana is illegal, it’s not just the patients themselves who get hurt.
Salem-News.com (Mar-02-2009 18:32)
President Obama Signs Illinois, Oregon and Washington Major Disaster DeclarationsSalem-News.com
FEMA said additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the states and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
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The President today declared major disasters exist in the States of Illinois, Oregon and Washington.
Salem-News.com (Jan-05-2009 11:04)
Art Mimics, Mocks, The Economic DownturnSalem-News.com
Over the past few months, in sync with growing bad news about the economy, a number of artworks related to tight credit, high unemployment, corporate greed and Washington politics are showing up in artists' galleries.
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Internet art gallery DiscoveredArtists.com reports that the adage, art mimics life holds true, and also reports that some art mocks life, especially art related to the recent economic downturn.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2008 09:50)
Illinois Governor Arrested for Trying to Sell Obama`s Senate SeatSalem-News.com
Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff John Harris were arrested this morning at 6:00 AM on federal corruption charges.
Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff, John Harris, were arrested today by FBI agents on federal corruption charges. The feds allege that the Governor, his Chief of Staff and others are engaging in ongoing criminal activity.
Salem-News.com (Nov-28-2008 17:20)
Amber Alert Issued for Illinois BabySalem-News.com
Anyone with information should call 312 745 6004 or dial 911.
The Illinois State Police Department has issued an Amber Alert over a missing seven-month old baby, who reportedly disappeared after the vehicle the child was in was stolen.
Salem-News.com (Nov-18-2008 07:30)
Boy Crushed by Truck Continues to Inspire Disabled Veterans (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
"Big Evan" is a 'Boy Wonder' whose good deeds would compete with Superman any day.
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Few stories give my heart strings the workout that this one does. A 4-year boy who spends his extra time cheering up wounded and disabled vets with his grandmother in Illinois, narrowly survived being crushed by a pick-up truck. The story involves gritted teeth, forgiveness, perseverance, recovery, and a really unforgettable airplane ride.
Salem-News.com (Apr-21-2008 18:18)
Amber Alert Issued for Three Illinois ChildrenSalem-News.com
Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call 911.
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The Illinois State Police issued an Amber Alert this afternoon after the children's mother was found murdered in their Chicago home. The three children have not been seen since Friday afternoon, April 18th.