Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The state Corrections Department says guards
had to fire warning shots to break up several fights among gang
members Monday in the recreation yard at the Oregon State
Penitentiary. The Oregonian reports that three prison employees and
an unknown number of inmates were treated for cuts and bruises.
About 100 inmates have been put into segregation or transferred to
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The State Board of Higher Education will
vote this afternoon on the appointment of an interim president for
the University of Oregon. There’s no word on who’s being considered
for the job. Richard Lariviere (la-RIV’-ee-AIR’) was fired last
month when board members said they had lost trust and confidence in
him. His last day is Dec. 28.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – Police are asking the public to keep an
eye out for a missing Vancouver woman whose car was found in
Gresham, Ore. Her daughter reported 40-year-old Susan Selby missing
Sunday. She said her mother said she was going Christmas shopping
and would return shortly. Police say Selby has multiple sclerosis
and hasn’t taken her medicine.
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – A 15-year-old Hillsboro boy has been
sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the beating and
stabbing death of another teen. The Oregonian reports that the teen
will probably remain in an Oregon Youth Authority facility until he
turns 25 and then be transferred to a state prison. A 22-year-old
co-defendant was sentenced to life in prison.
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