Date: 03/12/2013 10:29 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A man who fatally shot his mother’s boyfriend two years ago in Mount Angel was found guilty of murder except for insanity. A judge sentenced 31-year-old Timothy Davis to the custody of the Oregon Health Authority. The Statesman Journal reports the authority will determine how long Davis will be treated at the state hospital.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A judge has handed a 10 day jail sentence to a woman convicted of striking and killing a woman on a Portland bridge while driving drunk. Kemisha Anderson pleaded no contest last week. She said she didn’t realize she had hit a person when she ran over 44-year-old Dawn Murray Sept. 29 on the Burnside Bridge.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – It took only 25 minutes yesterday for the University of Oregon to sell about 3,000 general public tickets to the Dalai Lama’s May 10 lecture at Matt Knight Arena. UO spokesman Phil Weiler says that’s comparable to how quickly tickets sold for a 2011 Elton John performance. The Register-Guard reports close to 11,000 people are expected to attend the lecture.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Troutdale teen who rescued an 8-year-old boy from a burning home is being honored for his courage. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society says Marcos Ugarte is one of four winners of this year’s Citizen Service Before Self award. The Oregonian reports the Gresham High freshman is the first minor to receive the award.
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