OSP Responds to 50 Crashes

Oregon State Police responded to about 50 crashes Friday morning, all within a four-hour period.¬†Troopers blame icy roads and fog. “It was just basically one crash after the other,” said Trooper Tiffany Lynn. Lynn and her shift-mates were busy Friday morning, she says, thanks to black ice, fog, and low visibility. Albany troopers responded to … Continue reading »

Man Hospitalized After Police Standoff

ALBANY, Ore. — A suspected burglar is in the hospital after Albany Police said he shot himself during a stand-off Sunday morning. Part of the Santiam Highway was closed for nearly four hours. Albany police said it took just one minute for them to arrive on scene after the Ace Buyers burglary alarm sounded around … Continue reading »

Everyone Safe After House Fire

ALBANY, Ore. — The Albany Fire Department responded to a fire Thursday evening at a two-story home on Umatilla Street. Firefighters reported smoke coming from the second floor windows after arriving on scene. The fire was confined to a bedroom on the second floor and¬†contained within minutes. The bedroom suffered significant fire damage and heavy … Continue reading »

Paper Mill Boiler Gets Torn Down

ALBANY, Ore. — Part of I-5 near Albany was shut down Sunday morning as crews worked to demolish an old recovery boiler. The boiler was part of a paper mill in Millersburg. It was a momentous day for those from and near Millersburg Sunday morning. After years of sitting empty, demolition crews tore down the … Continue reading »

Cliff Harris Traffic Stop Dashcam Video Released

August 16, 2011 By Jeff Skrzypek ALBANY, Ore. — Oregon State Police has released dashcam footage of an OSP trooper pulling over University of Oregon football star Cliff Harris for speeding on I-5 in June. Harris was clocked at driving 118 miles per hour. Quarterback Darren Thomas was in the passenger seat of the car. … Continue reading »

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