2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/22/2013 09:26 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) – Police say a 9-year-old girl has been killed in a rollover accident that temporarily closed Interstate 84 east of Troutdale. KATU-TV reports that Troutdale police say there were five children and two adults in the eastbound SUV when it crashed last night. A 7-year-old boy reportedly was flown to a hospital while others were transported by ambulance.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. attorney’s office says a Clackamas man who filed false claims seeking $1.9 million in fraudulent federal income tax refunds has been sentenced to four years in federal prison. A Portland jury convicted Miles Julison in August on two counts of filing false claims. He was sentenced Wednesday.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – One of the two women accused of beating another woman to death on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Oregonian reports Tana Lawrence faces up to life in prison when she is sentenced in March in federal court in Portland for killing Faron Kalama in September 2012. The other woman accused in the killing, Angeledith S. Smith, is scheduled for trial Feb. 18.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The southbound lanes of Interstate 5 across the Columbia River bridge have reopened. ODOT says crews worked through the night to remove a span roller that failed. The southbound lanes reopened to traffic at 4:20 a.m.


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