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Armed man struck by Redmond PD car identified

A man who citizens reported was pointing a handgun at passing cars along a northwest Redmond street Thursday afternoon was struck by a Redmond police patrol car and seriously injured, authorities confirmed.

Willow Creek Canyon fire retardant drop

Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins

New wildfires stopped near Terrebonne, Madras, in Warm Springs

Three major wildfires broke out and were quickly tackled across the High Desert Friday, just hours after campfire restrictions began on Central Oregon public lands at the peak of fire season.

Billedeau Road house fire

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Fire destroys home east of Bend; $800,000 in losses

A fierce fire destroyed a house east of Bend Friday morning, causing about $800,000 in losses and sending up a tall, black smoke plume visible for miles, but causing no injuries, authorities said.

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Southeast Bend garage fire causes $50,000 damage

A passer-by spotted and called in a garage fire that caused $50,000 damage to a southeast Bend home Friday evening, officials said. The cause was traced to the failure of an outdoor lighting fixture.

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Redmond horse tests positive for West Nile virus

A horse in Redmond has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first in Oregon this year and the first in Deschutes County in recent years, health officials said Friday.

Reptile Zone burglarized by suspect overnight

Bend reptile store burglar caught on camera

A popular reptile store in Bend was robbed Wednesday night, and the suspect who broke through a window of the business was caught on camera.

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Man arrested in fatal stabbing of two nuns in Mississippi

A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said.

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Boy, 13, found in Portland park with gunshot wound

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old boy found shot in a Portland park is expected to survive.

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Police: Man critically injured in stabbing at Portland park

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at a park in Northwest Portland.

Oregon legal marijuana

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Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair

SALEM, Ore. (AP) —Living pot plants are on display at the Oregon State Fair and organizers say it marks a first for any state fair in the nation.

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Rescuing the furry victims of Louisiana's floods

Peanut Butter and her five puppies huddled under a porch for days as floodwaters rose in Livingston, Louisiana.

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