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Rain, snowmelt prompt Whychus Creek surge

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies and homeowners along Whychus Creek in the Sisters area were watching closely Sunday as rain, warmer temperatures and melting snow prompted the fast-running creek to surge over its banks in some areas.

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More info on car sought in SW Redmond shots fired

Someone fired as many as 13 gunshots in the area of a southwest Redmond park Friday night, then apparently sped away in a red car with loud exhaust, police said Sunday. At least two bullets hit nearby homes, but no injuries have been reported.

Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton

Deschutes Sheriff Blanton announces retirement

The year 2015 will bring a new leader for the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, as Sheriff Larry Blanton has announced his plans to retire July 1 after seven years in the post and nearly 40 years in Central Oregon law enforcement.

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Rains cause highway headaches for Oregon coast

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The heavy rain continues to cause problems on coastal roads.

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NYC cop killer had criminal record, police say

The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sun...

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North Korea warns U.S.: Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."

And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack o...

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Obama: North Korea's hack not war

President Barack Obama says he doesn't consider North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures "an act of war."

"It was an act of cybervandalism," Obama said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."

Obama said that the...

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Questions linger in teen's death on Steens Mountain

BEND, Ore. (AP) — What exactly drove an Oklahoma teenager to travel to Oregon, leave his truck and survival gear behind and disappear on Steens Mountain will remain a mystery.

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Portland Police Bureau

Suspect held in Portland tossing of pipe bombs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested a man accused of throwing four pipe bombs out his car window as he fled from an officer in Portland.

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Seaside police investigating death of child

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a young child in Seaside.

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U.S. officers shoot Canadian man on border bridge

U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun early Sunday.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the man stopped his car around 3 a.m. near a booth on t...

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Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some…

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The State of Oregon Employment Department announced that although 2,900 new jobs were added in Oregon in the month of August…

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