1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 28, 2011 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Police say a 22-year-old man has been jailed
on a murder charge in a killing at a Salem motel, and another man
has been arrested. Police identified the suspect yesterday as Hugh
Crow II and said the victim was attacked in a motel room where he’d
been placed by a social service agency. Police say Crow was booked
on charges of murder, burglary and parole violation. The second
man, 55-year-old Lee Rakow (ruh-KOH’), was accused of burglary and
parole violation. Police are withholding the victim’s name. An
autopsy is set for today.

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) – Newberg police say a 20-year-old woman has
been flown to a Portland hospital after suffering a rifle shot to
the abdomen. Capt. Jeff Kosmicki says police responded yesterday to
a call about shots being fired and found the injured woman. The
officer says the woman had just handed the rifle to a 19-year-old
male friend who pulled the trigger, thinking the rifle was
unloaded. The victim was not immediately identified.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say a man driving from the Oregon
coast to southwest Washington with his three children was arrested
for investigation of drunken driving after the car stalled near a
Portland bridge. Officers responded to a report of a stalled car
Monday evening and wound up arresting Daniel Lee Sherman. Lt.
Robert King says police later learned the children had been texting
their grandmother with concerns about their father’s driving.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Eugene officials say the last of the Occupy
Eugene protest campers have agreed to leave a park. The city says
security lighting was removed from Washington-Jefferson Park
yesterday and a hazardous materials contractor removed potential
hazards such as hypodermic needles. City officials say Occupy
Eugene protesters have been granted permission to continue cleaning
up the site during the daylight hours today.

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