Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Warm Springs man has been sentenced to
18 years in prison for killing a bystander during a shooting. The
U.S. attorney’s office says 23-year-old Ted Barney pleaded guilty
to second-degree murder in the shooting last July in a residential
neighborhood of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.
COQUILLE, Ore. (AP) – A 49-year-old Coquille woman has been
sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for
killing an 86-year-old neighbor during a burglary. Patti Sue Fields
pleaded guilty to aggravated murder for the death in April of Leona
Robison. In a jailhouse letter to another prisoner, Fields said she
snapped during the burglary and beat Robison to death with a
ALOHA, Ore. (AP) – The Washington County sheriff’s office says a
20-year-old Aloha man was killed when he was crushed by a car that
fell from jacks in his garage. Deputies found Patrick Gow beneath
the vehicle after his mother reported him missing on Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Warm Springs man who fired at police
during a high-speed chase was has been sentenced in federal court
in Portland to more than 12 years in prison. The U.S. attorney’s
office says 23-year-old Waylon McKie Weaselhead pleaded guilty to
assault with intent to commit murder. No officers were injured.
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