What you missed this week in notable Mid Valley crimes and court cases
This week's local crime and court updates from Democrat-Herald.
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Statute of limitations creates roadblock in Susan Negersmith case | Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles podcast
Listen to the final chapter of Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles that examines the circumstances surrounding a death in a New Jersey resort town.
A special investigation by Lee Enterprises showed that of 105 agencies serving communities identified as diverse, 76 underrepresented the percentages of people of color by 10 points or more.
The defendant's family frustrated the judge by saying the abuse didn't happen. The proceedings stopped a couple of times.
Known for years as “Big Springs Doe,” Ruiz's remains were found by a hunter in a shallow grave on Oct. 23, 2006.
A 52-year-old California man has been charged with manslaughter in Thursday's crash on Interstate 5, one of the deadliest in Oregon history; s…
In 1997, the suspect was convicted of charges including kidnapping, rape and sodomy. He was sentenced to 290 months in prison, or just over 24 years.
A Lebanon man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a child and physically abusing another.
Addressing the victim's family, the judge said: “You have more kindness in you than I do at this moment."
How well do police forces represent racial makeup of their communities? | Behind the Headlines podcast
🎧 Reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs discusses the racial makeup of police departments in relation to the communities they serve.