Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A lawsuit has been filed against Wells
Fargo bank by an 85-year-old Eugene woman who says a call from an
aggressive debt collector brought police to her door and left her
with a $1,000 bill for an emergency suicide evaluation. Anne
Sessions’ lawsuit alleges that when the collector called on Feb. 6,
2011, he said he wasn’t honoring her credit card payment plan and
wanted the debt settled before he left for vacation.
GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) – Police say a woman trying to cross a street
in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a car last night in
Gresham. Police say the 58-year-old was not in a marked crosswalk.
The 25-year-old driver of the car remained at the scene. Police say
she had not been speeding and didn’t appear to be under the
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A dozen Portland police instructors were
ready to testify in a case filed against the city that an officer
who shot an unarmed man in the back was following his training. The
$1.2 million settlement of the lawsuit brought by the family of
Aaron Campbell means the officers won’t testify at a federal court
trial scheduled this week.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Economists say Oregon will take in $35
million less than was projected three months ago, an amount that
isn’t likely to require cuts beyond those recommended by key
legislators last week. The latest shortfall was revealed in a
quarterly revenue forecast released yesterday. The hit is less
severe than the $50 million to $80 million that lawmakers feared.
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