Suspect Charged in Albany Murder, Rape

ALBANY, Ore. — A suspect has been arrested in connection with several crimes, including murdering an Albany woman and raping another woman. Albany Police say 18-year-old Lucius Wilson III, of Albany, was charged with the crimes Wednesday. He was arrested on June 2 for a separate trespassing charge, but while he has been in custody, … Continue reading »

Police Tip of Planned Shooting at LBCC

ALBANY, Ore. — Police are reassuring the public that there is no public safety concern at Linn Benton Community College, despite the tip they received earlier this week about a possible shooting on campus. Albany Police say a student contacted public safety officials at the college after overhearing three other students talking about planning a … Continue reading »

Extra Security Planned at West Albany HS

ALBANY, Ore. — The Albany Police Department is preparing for students and staff to return to West Albany High School for the first time since police stopped a student’s plan to bomb the campus. “This has been a trying time for this community and for the Albany police department,” said Capt. Eric Carter. When students … Continue reading »

Manhunt Under Way for Albany Suspect

ALBANY, Ore. — Police in Albany are searching for a man they say is armed and dangerous. Officers say 42-year-old Jade Berry attacked a man with a knife on the 2100 block of N.E. Front Avenue on Wednesday. He ran before the police arrived. The victim is in the intensive care unit. A judge has … Continue reading »