AP-OR–Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

Oregon at 2:50 p.m.

Hello! Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Oregon. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Portland bureau at 503-228-2169 or apportland@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times Pacific.

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OFFICER SHOOTING

GLADSTONE — A 46-year-old man who shot a Gladstone police officer and held a woman hostage for two hours before being shot by a member of a SWAT team has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. SENT: 354 words.

VOLUNTEERING FOR AMERICORPS

CORVALLIS — In August of 2016 Daniel Comer left Atlanta for Corvallis. “I just drove across the country and moved in,” he said. Comer, 23, had just graduated from Florida Southern College, and didn’t know what he wanted to do. So he joined AmeriCorps and was deployed to Corvallis as part of the Youth Volunteer Corps. An AP Member Exchange by James Day, Corvallis Gazette-Times. SENT: 607 words.

INMATES-READING TO CHILDREN

ONTARIO — The gift of reading a story, from a father to a child, is what a new program at Snake River Correctional Institution is all about. Story-Link, a nonprofit organization, began five years ago with founder and program director Mary Ann Kojis, and is dedicated to connecting children and incarcerated parents with the gift of reading. An AP Member Exchange by Tanya Banuelos, The Argus Observer. SENT: 457 words.

SPORTS:

BC-BKC–CALIFORNIA-BIRD

BERKELEY, Calif. — California scoring leader Jabari Bird is recovering from a concussion sustained in his team’s Pac-12 Tournament semifinal loss to Oregon on Friday night. SENT: 145 words.

BC-BKC–T25-P12-CALIFORNIA-OREGON

LAS VEGAS — Oregon guard Dillon Brooks headed to the bench two minutes into the second half due to foul trouble. Most teams would take a step back without their leading scorer. The deep, talented Ducks flew forward instead. Tyler Dorsey had 23 points, Dylan Ennis scored on a key three-point play with 22 seconds left, and No. 5 Oregon outlasted California 73-65 Friday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals. By John Marshall. SENT: 768 words. With AP Photos.

ALSO:

IGUANA RESCUE: Fire crews rescue iguana from eastern Oregon house fire

SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED: Habitual sex offender sentenced to life in prison

WELFARE FRAUD: Springfield man convicted of stealing welfare benefits

RANCHER INDICTED: E. Oregon rancher indicted after dead, starving cattle found

TWO SHOT-CORVALLIS: 1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting in Corvallis

AP-Portland, Ore.