1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 09/25/2014 03:59 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon judge has sentenced a 31-year-old man to life in prison for fatally stabbing his wife’s ex-husband. The Oregonian reports that Marcos Pico has no possibility of parole for 25 years. Jonathan Waldorf and his former wife were in the middle of a child-custody dispute when Waldorf was killed.

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Newport say a homeless man was stabbed in the back of the neck by another transient staking out a state park gazebo as “his area.” The Eugene Register-Guard reports the 47-year-old victim was bleeding profusely Tuesday night. The man underwent surgery and is expected to survive. Police arrested 29-year-old Ty Owen Brown on attempted murder and other charges.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say a logger died when he was pinned by a tree that struck him in northwest Oregon. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Donald Wolcott of Cathlamet, Washington, died at the scene. Investigators ruled the death an accident.

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. (AP) – The 67-year-old driver on an Oregon school bus had quite a scare as the bus rolled into a steep ditch. State Police say the man pulled over and stopped the bus due to heavy traffic and a child jumping out of his seat. The bus began to roll because the parking brake wasn’t set. Police say no one was injured. The Pleasant Hill School District students on board ranged in age from 5 to 15. No citations were issued.


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