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Salem-News.com (Apr-06-2014 17:50)

Update: Names Released - Double Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 22 west of Dallas in Polk County

OSP troopers from the Salem and McMinnville offices are investigating along with collision reconstructionists from OSP and Keizer Police Department.

(DALLAS) - Fatal crash Hwy 22 Oregon 4-4-14 Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of Polk County District Attorney's Office and Keizer Police Department, are continuing the investigation into the cause of a Friday evening two vehicle double fatal traffic crash along Highway 22 about three miles west of Dallas.

The crash resulted in the death of two males and serious injuries to another male and a female.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-26-2014 11:08)

Polk County Sheriff Makes Additional Reductions

The Polk County Budget Committee meets next week to work on the 2014-2015 budget which begins on July 1, 2014.

(DALLAS) - Polk County Sheriff's Office car Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe announced additional reductions in patrol hours from 20 hours a day to 10 hours a day due to budget and staffing reductions.

"My overtime budget is less than 6% for the remainder of this budget cycle which ends in June and I have received notification from another deputy who has accepted a conditional job offer making this the fourth deputy to leave in the last two months" stated Sheriff Bob Wolfe.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2013 19:50)

Liberty House Hires New Director

"I am deeply honored to join the Liberty House team, and I am looking forward to working for a great organization that provides such critical services to the children and families of Marion and Polk Counties" - Alison Kelley

(SALEM) - Alison Kelley The Liberty House Board of Directors has hired Alison Kelley to become its new Chief Executive Officer. Kelley will step down from her current position as the Marion County Community Services Director on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, and will begin her new role with Liberty House on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

Liberty House is a child abuse assessment center serving both Marion and Polk Counties.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-20-2013 10:29)

Polk County Sheriff Announces Staff Reductions

Between March 11, 2013 and April 15, 2013, during the non coverage hours there have been 56 non-emergency calls which were not responded too.

(DALLAS,OR) - Sheriff Bob Wolfe photo: polkio.com Two months before the official staff reductions were to occur, Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe announces the reduction of staff which will avoid deputies being laid off in July.

The following employees have accepted positions with other local law enforcement agencies, and one announced their retirement.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2013 01:05)

BONSHEÁ Making Light of the Dark New Book Release

"I have witnessed ongoing suppression, control and violence perpetrated by organized patriarchal religion and our judicial system. Our judicial system needs "our voice" so that injustices that others and I have suffered will not continue to occur." - Coral Anika Theill

(SALEM) - Bonshea - making light out of the dark Salem-News.com is pleased to announce the publication of Coral Anika Theill’s updated and revised 2013 Memoir: BONSHEÁ Making Light of the Dark.

Coral has written extensively about her traumatic marriage and the injustice of Oregon's judicial system that stripped her rights as a mother.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-04-2013 13:32)

Burglary Suspect Found Deceased

Evidence shows the man was driving away from the scene and died of an accidental, self inflicted gun shot wound from the rifle he had just taken.

(INDEPENDENCE, OR) - Death investigation Shortly before 10:00 am on Sunday Polk County deputies responded to the report of a gunshot victim in a vehicle on farmland outside of Independence.

They found the male subject to be deceased with indications that death had occurred well before the reporting party discovered the vehicle.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2012 10:34)

Battered and Raped in the Name of God: Fundamental Christians Condone Crimes against Women & Children

Domestic violence is a complex problem with roots in an oppressively hierarchical, patriarchal violence-accepting society. Part 5 of 6

(SALEM) - Religion is for those who fear hell; spirituality is for those who have already been there. My physicians and counselors have accurately described my twenty year marriage as a prison, or sweat shop.

I have stated to counselors that within the confines of my marriage I lived more or less like a legalized prostitute.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-04-2012 02:49)

My Body Feels like a Crime Scene: Invisible Victims - Part 4 of 6

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(SALEM) - Crime scene Many professionals who have read accounts of my story say they are shocked and appalled by the women who betrayed me during my life.

They were all “Right to Life” and pro-life advocates, and legalistic fundamental Christians.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2012 05:36)

How I Became a Brood Mare and Egg Donor for the Church and State: Rape is Torture

Part 3 of 6: Unlawful, malicious, criminal acts have been committed against me and my children by judges, attorneys and religious, hostile courtroom witnesses.

(SALEM) - This is Zachary David Warner and me (Zachary's mother), July 1995 in Independence, Oregon I am haunted by this single question. Why was I treated lower than a criminal by Oregon's judicial law system?

I was a faithful wife and mother for almost twenty years. Presently, I have fewer rights than a criminal...

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Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2012 14:40)

Update on Weekend Shooting Involving Two Police Officers and Suspect

All three were injured During Saturday night shooting in Benton County.

(CORVALLIS, OR) - Police shooting near Indepencence, Oregon 11 August 2012 Police are continuing their investigation into Saturday night's shooting of a Benton County Sheriff's Office sergeant, a Salem Police Department corporal, and an adult male.

The shooting followed an attempt to elude law enforcement about 2 miles north of Adair Park just south of the Benton/Polk County line.

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