Date: 10/28/2014 09:26 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) – A Gresham man arrested in the stray bullet wounding of a 10-year-old girl has made an initial court appearance. KATU-TV reports Ryan Klavinger was arrested last weekend in the Oct. 18 incident in a Gresham apartment. Tyla Anderson was playing when a bullet came through a wall and hit her in the leg. Her father tells KATU that she is doing well after surgery.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Prosecutors have dropped charges against one of the two homeless men who were accused of stabbing a downtown Portland resident to death. Adam Michael Elder was released Saturday from Multnomah County jail. His lawyer told The Oregonian prosecutors found that Elder had been mistakenly charged with assault in the Oct. 16 stabbing of Marc Sundin. A second man remains charged with murder.
SHERIDAN, Ore. (AP) – A union official says one federal inmate at a prison in Sheridan beat another prisoner so severely that the injured man is hospitalized on life support. The Oregonian reports that officials ordered a lockdown at the medium-security prison southwest of Portland after the Friday night attack. The correction officers union says the victim was clubbed him on the head with a mop handle.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Health officials have designated six hospital systems as the go-to centers for treatment in case a person in Oregon is suspected of having Ebola or is diagnosed with the disease. Gov. John Kitzhaber said he won’t impose a mandatory quarantine on people returning from Ebola-affected regions who don’t show symptoms of the disease, because it’s medically unnecessary.
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