SALEM, Ore.– We’re learning more details about Governor Tina Kotek’s $130 million homeless budget package. The budget includes more than $33 million for rent assistance and other eviction prevention services. Kotek said money will keep nearly 9,000 households from becoming ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon’s Capitol building looks a little different these days than it did before the pandemic. Not because lawmakers are finally back to doing their business in person, but because the whole complex is undergoing a ...

Author: KGW Staff SALEM, Ore. — Salem police officers shot and killed a person following an armed robbery attempt and an exchange of gunfire Monday morning, police said. The person was fatally shot at around 9 a.m. Monday in the ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – An Arizona woman was arrested in Oregon for allegedly trafficking tens of thousands of counterfeit oxycodone pills. According to court documents, 47-year-old Nancy Garcia of Yuma, Arizona was pulled over on Interstate 5 by an Oregon State ...

SALEM, Ore.– Oregon’s 82nd legislative assembly got underway today, kicking off a nearly six-month legislative session. One of the biggest changes this year of course, is the arrival of a new governor in Democrat Tina Kotek. This session will also ...

Author: KGW Staff SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — A driver who hit and killed four people in March 2022 while under the influence of alcohol was sentenced to 310 months in prison on Wednesday, according to the Marion County District Attorney’s ...

SALEM, Ore.– The new legislative session in Salem marks the first time in four years Democrats haven’t had a super majority in the house or senate. Democrats still hold the majority in both chambers, but passing new taxes or increasing ...

SALEM, Ore.– A new year means a new legislative session in Salem. More than 20 new lawmakers will start Monday. Ashland Democratic Senator Jeff Golden said he wants to tackle a lot of issues this year including homelessness, mental health, ...

Author: Blair Best (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — A calm residential neighborhood near North Salem High School was a chaotic scene Saturday night during a shootout between suspects and police that started with a stolen car several blocks away. White ...

SALEM, Ore — With two key races still close in the general election, we’re breaking down how the gubernatorial race and measure 114 are weighing across the state. Following the end of election day, the race between democratic candidate Tina ...

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