Date: 11/21/2012 10:29 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a $2.6 million settlement with the family of an 18-year-old who was shot to death in 2006 by deputies. The family of Lukus Glenn had sued the county for wrongful death. The Oregonian reports Glenn’s mother says her son was drunk, armed with a knife and threatening suicide when he was fatally shot.
MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) – Two students are recovering from minor injuries after their school bus was struck by a truck and tipped over yesterday afternoon near Molalla, Ore. A Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputy says the two female students were the only passengers on the bus and were taken to a hospital as a precaution. Neither driver was hurt. Investigators say the truck had the right of way and the bus driver was ticketed.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Three separate car-pedestrian accidents yesterday evening in the Portland area injured a total of four people. The Washington County sheriff’s office says a car hit a 14-year-old boy running across a street on the way home from a sports practice. The other accidents occurred in southeast Portland. The drivers in all three accidents remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A federal judge has turned down a request by a convicted counterfeiter, who asked that he also serve a sentence handed down to his fiancee. Federal Judge Anna Brown sentenced 40-year-old Dung Ahn Nguyen to nearly three years in prison. The Oregonian reports that his 28-year-old fiance was sentenced to about a year in prison. Prosecutors say they were part of a counterfeiting ring that produced $70,000 in bogus bills that circulated in the Northwest.
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