AP NEWS
Related topics

BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

April 17, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 8 p.m.

OREGON-FOSTER CARE

SALEM, Ore. _ Oregon’s foster care system has failed to shield children from abuse and they are sometimes forced to stay in refurbished jail cells and homeless shelters, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. By Sarah Zimmerman. SENT: 822 words, AP Photos RPGF201, NYSB118-119.

DEPUTY KILLED

KALAMA, Wash. _ A gunman who authorities say shot and killed a sheriff’s deputy in rural Washington state was the half-brother of a man who killed an Oregon police chief eight years ago. SENT: 469 words, AP Photos FX201 and NYSH101.

HATE CRIME-SENTENCE

PORTLAND, Ore. _ A man who was convicted of a hate crime for running down a black teen in a parking lot with his car and killing him was sentenced Tuesday to a minimum of 28 years in prison. SENT: 360 words.

SPORTS:

BKN-THUNDER-TRAIL BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. _ The Portland Trail Blazers won their playoff opener against the Thunder and on Tuesday they’ll get a chance to get one more at home before the series shifts to Oklahoma City, By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. PT.

BKW-TENNESSEE-WESTBROOK TRANSFER

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ Evina Westbrook, a native of Salem, Oregon, is transferring from Tennessee’s women’s basketball program after sharing the team lead in scoring this season. SENT: 355 words.

ALSO:

_CHILD WINDOW FALL: 4-year-old falls from second-story window near Portland.

MAN FIRES WEAPON-CROWS: Authorities say a 66-year-old man was arrested after firing his shotgun near two Portland schools in an effort to scare crows off his property.

The AP-Portland, Ore.