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La Pine man arrested after brief chase, crash

An attempted traffic stop in La Pine late Wednesday night led to a brief pursuit, crash and the arrest of a La Pine man, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash dog park.

Downtown Bend parking in focus

Bend to take closer look at downtown parking

On Wednesday night, Bend city councilors directed staff to move forward with crafting plans for a new study of parking downtown, as requested by a merchants group, and possibly examine the situation in other commercial areas of the city.

Bend man pleads guilty to Wisconsin tax evasion

A Bend man and former Wisconsin resident who co-founded three self-help and personal development companies there pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Madison to failing to report more than $1.3 million in earnings, prosecutors said.

How to be safe on Craigslist

Craigslist full of deals - and scams

Buying things off Craigslist is just a click away, but many people on the High Desert have learned the hard way that there are plenty of scammers on the Website.

Oregon appeals court affirms dogs are property

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a Portland-area woman found guilty of starving her dog.

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Washington County backs off deportation holds

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — The Washington County sheriff's office says it will no longer hold people for possible deportation.

South Korean ferry sinks, families of missing passengers

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Questions mount in South Korean ferry disaster

Anguished relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers waited somberly for answers Thursday as rescuers fought bad weather, murky water, darkness and time to find a way deep into the capsized ship.

Opening statements in US trial of Egyptian preacher

NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer has told a jury in New York that an Egyptian Islamic preacher on trial on charges that he supported terrorism around the world has never harmed Americans.

Columbia River Crossing

Washington auditor questions $17M spent for bridge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Washington auditor's office questions $17 million of the $188 million the state spent on plans to build a new Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River before the project was aborted.

Hoppie the sea lion

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Lost sea lion pup found in California orchard

Up a river without a paddle.

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Flaherty, Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

Flaherty Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

In their first two debates, Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and  challenger John Hummel went back and…

Park board: NHL-sized rink for Simpson Pavilion

Park board

The Bend Parks and Recreation Board made more decisions Tuesday evening about the details of the Simpson Pavilion, one of…

Year later, Redmond runner reflects on Boston bombing

Redmond runner reflects on bombing

A Redmond runner who crossed the finish line just moments before the bombs went off, in Boston last year reflects on the…

Patient counts surge, ebb in Cover Oregon's wake

Sliding scale of patients after Cover Oregon

Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of people who previously had no insurance now have access to health care, and that…

New program takes bite out of kids' tooth decay

Rooting out a problem

A Central Oregon dental nonprofit has launched a new school program to battle tooth decay among children.

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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because a…

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash…

Flaherty, Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

Flaherty Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

In their first two debates, Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and  challenger John Hummel went back and…

Prineville man cited in wild Redmond DUII crash

Redmond Walgreen's pickup

A 61-year-old Prineville man faces DUII, hit-and-run and other charges after his pickup left a path of destruction in and…

Base attack overshadows Russia, Ukraine talks

Russia Ukraine clashes 4_17

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Diplomats have agreed that "all illegal military formations" in Ukraine must be disarmed,…

Questions mount in South Korean ferry disaster

South Korean ferry sinks, families of missing passengers

Anguished relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers waited somberly for answers Thursday as rescuers fought bad…

Mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Family members of missing ferry passengers

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold…

Pistorius defense witness contradicts athlete

Oscar Pistorius

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the…

On TV, Snowden asks Putin about surveillance

Snowden meets with human rights activists

Months after accepting asylum in Russia, fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday asked Russian…

Van with children hits river; mother charged

Police lights file

A New Jersey woman accused of driving a van with her three teenage children into a river has been charged with attempted…

An accidental car thief: Mom takes wrong car

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What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in New York City ended up as grand theft auto. Well, kind of.

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Sebelius: ACA hits 7.5 million sign-ups

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The number of people enrolled in the Affordable Care Act stands at 7.5 million -- an increase of 400,000 since the Obama…

Poll: Rate of uninsured Americans drops

Doctor's office

A new survey indicates 15.6 percent of Americans don't have health insurance, marking the lowest rate since 2008.

HHS secretary: Work is far from over

Kathleen Sebelius

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius showed her appreciation to her department's employees after more than…

Obama: 7.1 million sign up for health care

Obama touts ACA success

President Barack Obama declared success Tuesday, saying 7.1 million people have signed up for Obamacare through federal and…

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Pay it Forward: Ochoco Elem. library needs books

Pay it Forward Ochoco Elem Library gets boost

Students at Ochoco Elementary spend time every day reading in the library. But what do the kids do when some of the shelves are bare and the books are outdated? In this segment of Pay it Forward, we help give the Mustangs a little library makeover.

Pay it Forward: 'Carly's Kids' have outdoor fun

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Pay it Forward is NewsChannel 21’s segment bringing awareness to the good things happening around us every day here in Central Oregon. This month’s unsuspecting “target” is dedicated fifth-grade teacher Sandy Phillips – not for her classroom activities, but her efforts to support kids outside of the classroom.

Pay it Forward: 'Backpacks in Bend' feeds kids

Pay it Forward Backpacks in Bend

Imagine being a child going to school hungry Monday morning. That's the reality for hundreds of Central Oregon students, but "Backpacks in Bend" is helping solve the problem -- and this year's "Pay it Forward' selection.

Pay it Forward: 'Kits for Kids' helps homeless students

More than 20,000 Oregon students are homeless, and many live in Central Oregon. But one Bend organization is working to help make things a little easier for those kids.  

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Stocks fight back from morning drop

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The Dow , S&P 500, and Nasdaq are flat, but that's a lot better than they were doing earlier today when the Dow was down…

GM's recalled Cobalt a failure from the start

Chevy Cobalt accident, tied to ignition system

The Chevrolet Cobalt, the car at the center of the General Motors recall crisis, was a losing bet from the start.

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

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Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise…

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Michael Gordon, Joe Bouvier, Wash House

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and…

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Beau Biden plans to run for governor in Delaware

Beau and Joe Biden

Beau Biden said Thursday he won't seek re-election this year as Delaware attorney general and plans instead to run for…

'Guys' trip' raises questions about Obama's '16 choice

Obama, Biden

The selfie. The "guys' trip." An endorsement? Not quite.

'Pals': Biden, Obama make selfie time

Obama, Biden selfie

Let the selfies continue. Vice President Joe Biden posted his first selfie late Wednesday, hours after launching his…

Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Obama Biden jobs near Pittsburgh

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday…

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The rise of college 'study drugs'

Adderall

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out…

3-D printing the human body

3-D ear

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing,…

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

brain

Being apathetic is usually defined as showing a lack of enthusiasm or energy. Most people who experience it say they just…

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

Smoking marijuana

If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider.

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The rise of college 'study drugs'

Adderall

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out…

Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Obama Biden jobs near Pittsburgh

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday…

No more $5 vocab words on redesigned SAT

School testing, SAT

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a…

Distressed parents: Prom dresses too sexy

Shopping for prom dress

For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread…

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3-D printing the human body

3-D ear

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing,…

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute

Yahoo headquarters

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a…

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google modular Ara phone

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that…

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

US Airways tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because…

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U.N.: To slow warming, no 'business as usual'

Heat From California Sunset

Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the…

New volcanic island eats its neighbor

Japan island eats another island

One Japanese island has swallowed another.

Chinese residents line up for bags of fresh air

Chinese line up for bags of fresh mountain air

Whatever the motive behind the event, it made for some powerful images of some China residents' desperation for better air.

Climate change could cost $100 billion a year

Drought affected corn in Missouri

Tackling the effects of climate change could cost governments around the world more than $100 billion a year, a United…

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NBA playoff matchups set

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When the Memphis Grizzlies edged the Dallas Mavericks in overtime Wednesday night, sealing the No. 7 seed in the Western…

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

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Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise…

WR Rice to stay in Seattle

Sidney Rice, Seattle Seahawks, January 2013

Wide receiver Sidney Rice is going to be with the Seattle Seahawks next year.

NFL roundup: RB Johnson signs with Jets

Chris Johnson

Running back Chris Johnson signed a two-year deal with the New York Jets on Wednesday.

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Oregon appeals court affirms dogs are property

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a Portland-area woman found guilty of…

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash…

Family dog called to jury duty in New Jersey

Dog summoned for jury duty

Man's best friend is called upon to perform his civic duty in New Jersey -- as a juror.

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GM's recalled Cobalt a failure from the start

Chevy Cobalt accident, tied to ignition system

The Chevrolet Cobalt, the car at the center of the General Motors recall crisis, was a losing bet from the start.

All-new Acura TLX bows in New York

After seeing the concept version earlier this year, Acura is now showing off the production version of its all-new 2015 TLX…

BMW melds SUV, coupe in new X4

Whether you think it's an SUV, a hatchback or a coupe, the new BMW X4 is definitely distinctive.

New Jeep takes small package off road

Jeep is hoping its new small SUV with global roots will be a big hit here at home.

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Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies in car wreck

Cheo Feliciano

Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in…

Miley Cyrus faces long recovery from illness

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an…

'X-Men' director named in sex abuse lawsuit

Bryan Singer X-Men director

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg are engaged

Jenny McCarthy on red carpet

What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s wedding of our dreams?

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Johnny Depp through the years

Johnny Depp, 2011 Golden Globes

Actor Johnny Depp has played an array of characters throughout his career. With his latest movie, "Transcendence" opening in…

5 actors who haven't aged well

Frightened people watching scary movie

Remember those celebrities of the '80s we all drooled over? Turns out reality hit a lot of them hard, including these five…

Wayans talks second 'Haunted House,' embracing success, failures

Gabriel Iglesias and Marlon Wayans in 'A Haunted House 2'

Actor-filmmaker Marlon Wayans talks about his latest parody, the horror movie spoof "A Haunted House 2."

Emma Thompson through the years

Emma Thompson pink dress cropped

As she celebrates her 55th birthday, take a look at images of Emma Thompson throughout her career.

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Police: Man licked cop’s eye during arrest

Police lights file

Police say a man licked a police officer's eye while resisting arrest.

NBA player to open Hooters in Russia

Hooters_Restaurant

Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise…

Texting driver who hit cyclist: 'I just don't care'

Texting and driving

A texting motorist who slammed into a bicyclist in Australia has some regrets -- about her car.

Selfie-taker gets kicked in head by train conductor

Selfie-taker gets kicked by conductor

A man attempting to take a selfie as a train zips past him was kicked in the head by the train's conductor.

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Cruise companies on hunt for China's tourist dollars

Cruise ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises will base its newest ship in Shanghai, the latest move in a race to capture big tourism dollars…

MH370 families storm out of briefing

Well-wishes, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

The man's anger at authorities giving a briefing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could not be contained.

He screamed at the…

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

US Airways tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because…

Flight attendant brings comedy to safety talk

Southwest flight attendant instructions

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant turns a routine safety announcement into an all-out comedy skit.

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Croissants stuffed with scrambled eggs, apples and brie

Eggs

These will be the star of your weekend brunch!

KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two fried chicken filets as a bun. But like a…

World's best pizza not in Italy

Johnny Di Francesco

Australian pizza is now officially the best in the world. Well, sort of.

McDonald's fights back with free coffee

McCafe Premium Roast Coffee

It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced Friday that it will offer customers…

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If you're a mom-to-be, take a look at these must-have baby items.

Workouts for mom, child to do together

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Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy…

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From "greenest" to happiest to safest, check out the healthiest spots for women in the U.S.

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We pay tribute to some of the best known moms from television.

Top cities for working moms

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Forbes ranks the top cities in the U.S. for working moms based on earnings, safety and school districts.

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Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

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Is there a difference between organic and regularly grown food when it comes to nutrition, safety and price? Find out here.

Drinking enough water important for kids and adults

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It's just as important for kids to drink enough water each day as it is for adults. Find out why here.

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Are fruit juice drinks healthy for your kids, or should you avoid them because of their high sugar content? Find out here.

Ideas to encourage your kids to eat well

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Use these tips to help your kids eat healthier.

Why well-baby visits are essential

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You should always be sure keep your well-baby visit appointments with your baby's pediatrician because the visits help your doctor check on the growth and development of your child.

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Pronghorn, in the News

It's been named home to one of the top golf courses in the United States. And now, Pronghorn Resort is getting bigger --…

Winter Cycling

SK-Snowm

When winter comes to Bend it’s no reason to stop mountain biking. I think you will find some of the nicest conditions of…

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Base attack overshadows Russia, Ukraine talks

Russia Ukraine clashes 4_17

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Diplomats have agreed that "all illegal military formations" in Ukraine must be disarmed,…

Ukraine military push appears to stall

Ukrainian helicopters

Ukraine's armored vehicles rolled Wednesday, but its attempt to take back eastern towns from pro-Russian militants seemed…

Putin: Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

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The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir…

Ukraine hikes rates in bid to defend economy

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Ukraine's central bank has hiked its benchmark lending rate for the first time in eight months amid an escalating…

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Take a virtual tour of the new BMW X4

BMW is using this week's New York Auto Show for the world debut of its all-new BMW X4.

Pictures of the all-new Acura TLX

The all-new Acura TLX replaces two other sedans in the Acura lineup with one premium ride.

Images of the 2015 Jeep Renegade

Jeep's latest offering may be smaller than other Jeeps, but just as capable.

New Jeep takes small package off road

Jeep is hoping its new small SUV with global roots will be a big hit here at home.

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