Yakima Man Who Killed His Uncle Used to Be His Cellmate at Connell Prison + More Briefs
Two Suspects in Fatal Yakima Fight Were Previously Cellmates at Connell Prison
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Police say two men involved in a fatal fight in Yakima had been cellmates earlier this year at a prison in Connell. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 21-year-old Gage Rogers is accused of killing 45-year-old Eric Taylor.
Woodland WA Residents Warned of Attempted Child Abductions
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — Police and schools in Woodland are warning parents of reports of an attempted child abduction. Police say two men in a large black SUV may have attempted to grab a child off the street. Students said similar incidents may have occurred in the past few days.
Willamette University Frat Suspended for Alleged Comments Degrading to Women
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Willamette University has suspended a fraternity for an investigation of online comments that degraded women. The Statesman Journal reports 12 members were kicked out of the Salem chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity after the posts became public.
Dali Lama Visit to Oregon Continues into Weekend
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is in Oregon through Saturday. He’s giving two speeches in Portland and delivering a public lecture Friday at the University of Oregon in Eugene. The visit is hosted by Maitripa College, a Buddhist institution in southeast Portland.