Eugene mom sentenced for leaving daughter in car

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A Eugene woman who left her 2-year-old daughter in a hot car was sentenced to a month in jail and three years' probation.

KVAL reports (http://bit.ly/quxk1O ) the sentence for 26-year-old Amanda Nichols was part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

The girl was treated at a hospital and released to her father after she was found alone in the car while her mother was shopping.

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Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/