Man who rammed police car after chase gets 12 years

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for leading Springfield police on a high-speed chase in 2017 and then ramming a police car. KEZI-TV reports Iosif Ivanov pleaded guilty to 10 charges in October including unlawful use of a weapon, burglary, assault and resisting arrest. Attempted murder charges were dropped in a plea deal. Ivanov led police on a chase in November 2017 that ended in the town of Coburg when he was trapped on a dead end street. Ivanov then reversed the stolen SUV he was driving and slammed into a police car, causing about $40,000 in damage.