1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/25/2015 03:59 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A man shot and wounded by Portland police this month has been released from the hospital and is due in court tomorrow. Michael Harrison faces charges of attempted first-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and burglary. Police say the 47-year-old Harrison charged toward two officers with a knife. Police say he was reportedly distraught over his pending divorce.

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – An Everett, Washington, man accused of abducting a 15-year-old California girl he met online, sexually assaulting her and finally letting her go in Oregon has pleaded not guilty to 12 felony charges. The Daily Astorian reports Russell Deviney’s bail was set at $1 million after prosecutors discovered he had assets from former employment at Microsoft. Deviney’s attorney says he has no money.

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say two Washington men led an Oregon state trooper on a car chase that topped 100 mph – with a toddler unrestrained in the backseat. The chase began Saturday night when the Oregon State Police trooper stopped a speeding 1998 Mercedes on Interstate 5, about 23 miles south of Portland. Police arrested 21-year-old Kyler Lawrence of Kent, Washington, and 21-year-old Devin Hoffman, of Tacoma.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The University of Oregon is proposing to create its own health insurance plan for students. The Register-Guard reports the plan would include the existing on-campus health care and a new network of off-campus doctors, counselors, urgent care and hospital services. New and returning students would be automatically enrolled in the plan, dubbed UOCare, in the fall. But they would be able to opt out.


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