Date: 01/14/2016 09:26 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say they have arrested a man in connection with shots fired at an occupied vehicle stopped at a red light in October. KATU-TV reports that Marcus Grant is charged with attempted murder the Portland shooting after his arrest. Two people were injured in the shooting, but by broken glass not bullets.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A Portland man convicted of rape in 2014 has been sentenced to 6Â½ years in prison. The Columbian reports that David Devon Jackson was accused of kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old Tacoma woman, who testified she had been working as a prostitute at the time. A probable cause affidavit said Jackson had connected through social media.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that her mother’s death in a head-on collision in Clackamas County was the result of a fatigued teenage driver trying to meet her father’s midnight curfew. The Oregonian reports Deanna Tumbaga alleges that Mickeal Graham was negligent for setting the curfew knowing it would cause his child, Amanda Graham, to drive impaired. Tumbaga is seeking $2 million in damages.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers shook off a slow first half to beat the Utah Jazz 99-85 last night. CJ McCollum added 15 points and eight assists for the Blazers, who led by as many as 20 in the second half after the teams traded the lead in the first. It was Portland’s second consecutive victory following a three-game losing streak.
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