Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SAINT HELENS, Ore. (AP) – Federal aviation officials are
investigating the fatal crash of a small plane near the Columbia
River community of Goble. Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson
says it appears that both people on board the plane were killed on
impact. KLOG reports the plane was carrying a flight instructor and
student from an airport in Vancouver.
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) – Lake Oswego had a difficult time
extinguishing a fire at an under-construction brew pub.
Firefighters say that the floor of the building had been removed,
so they had to go through the basement and use ladders to reach the
source of the smoke. About a dozen people were evacuated from an
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – A Clackamas County jury says the Oregon
Department of Human Services was partially responsible for the
death of an infant who died in foster care four years ago. The jury
also found that the child’s father was partly at fault, and awarded
him $432,000 in damages. Sam Driessen had accused the department of
negligence and sought $1.5 million in the wrongful death lawsuit.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – A man who was convicted of manslaughter in
the 1996 disappearance and death of a 15-year-old girl has been
sentenced in Medford to 10 years in prison. Defense lawyers for
Bill Simmons say they’ll seek a new trial. KTVL reports the mother
of Kaelin Glazier spoke at the sentencing. She said she forgave
Simmons, but feels he needs to come clean with God.
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