3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/02/2012 10:42 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) – A Crook County grand jury has indicted two brothers on criminal mischief and animal abuse charges in the shooting of three sheep dogs. The Great Pyrenees dogs were killed in August when Craig Johnson of Bend and Paul Johnson of Roseburg were hunting in the Ochoco Mountains. KTVZ reports they told deputies they thought they were wild dogs. The dogs’ owner estimated their value at $7,500.

COQUILLE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon authorities are investigating how a farmer was eaten by his hogs. The Coos County district attorney’s office says 70-year-old Terry Vance Garner never returned after he set out to feed his animals last Wednesday on his farm near the Oregon coast. The district attorney’s office said it’s possible Garner had a medical emergency or was knocked over by the animals before he was killed. The DA’s office says one hog had either bitten or been aggressive with Garner previously.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say an 11-year-old girl who fell to her death from a party bus in Portland was sitting on top of her backrest when she leaned against an unlocked emergency window during a turn and landed in the street. Angie Hernandez of Portland died Saturday evening at the scene after falling from the bus as it took children to a quinceanera (KEEN’-sen-yer-uh) – a Latina girl’s 15th birthday party.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 36-year-old Eugene man who tried to pimp a 15-year-old girl has been sentenced in Portland to 10 years in federal prison. Adam David Zimmer pleaded guilty in May to sex trafficking. The Register-Guard reports he was arrested in December as part of a drug investigation and Zimmer brought the teen to a hotel after making a deal for sex with an undercover deputy. The girl was returned to her parents.


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