Umatilla County

Armed man robs Sam's Corner Market in Milton-Freewater

MILTON-FREEWATER, Wash. -- Officers are looking for an armed suspect accused of robbing a market in Milton Freewater. Police were called shortly before 4 a.m. on Monday to Sam's Corner Market near Broadway Avenue and Main Street. According to Chief…

Hermiston man dies in semi-truck crash on Highway 207

MORROW COUNTY, Ore. — Authorities say a 56-year-old Hermiston man died Friday night while driving a loaded Freightliner semi-truck on Highway 207 near milepost 19B. Oregon State Police troopers say Phillip Sharkey, 56, was driving northbound just before 6:30 p.m.…

Homicide victim identified as 61-year-old Milton-Freewater man

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. - A Milton-Freewater man dead from a gunshot wound on Saturday, Jan. 4, has been identified as 61-year-old George Anthony Martin, according to Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus. Police found Martin's body during a welfare check in…

Man punched, robbed in Milton-Freewater

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. - Police are investigating an armed robbery of a newspaper delivery man that occurred at approximately 5 a.m. on Jan. 5. According to Milton-Freewater police, 24-year-old Nelson Tyler Hazelton was walking along S. Main St. near SW Eighth…

Person found shot to death in Milton-Freewater, DA says

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. - A person was found dead from a gunshot wound in Milton-Freewater Saturday night, according to Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus. Police discovered the body while responding to a welfare check at a home in the 100…

Woman hit, killed on Milton-Freewater highway

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a woman in Milton-Freewater early Sunday morning. Capt. Timothy Fox said around 3:30 a.m., a woman was struck by a vehicle on Highway 11 near…

Juvenile killed in New Year's crash near Hermiston

HERMISTON, Ore. — Authorities say a juvenile passenger was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 207, south of Hermiston, Ore. Umatilla County sheriff's deputies say the two vehicles were traveling opposite directions on the highway when they collided…