Bend police shoot, kill cougar on Pilot Butte

A Bend police officer shot and killed a large male cougar spotted Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, about 15 yards above the paved hiking trail on the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.

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Bend police shoot, kill cougar on Pilot Butte

A Bend police officer shot and killed a large male cougar spotted Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, about 15 yards above the paved hiking trail on the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.

Attempted murder suspect pleads not guilty

Prineville officer assault, burglary suspect enters plea

A Prineville man accused of trying to kill a police officer with a hammer during a jewelry store burglary last weekend smiled and waved as he appeared by video Friday in Crook County Circuit Court.

Campground causes bathroom woes

Spring break campers locked out of bathroom

What happens when the campground you visit for spring break has the bathroom doors locked? Some folks found out this week when they visited North Twin Lake near La Pine.

7 wounded in Florida spring break shooting

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7 young people shot during spring break in Florida

Seven college-age people, some who came to Panama City Beach, Florida, for spring break, were wounded in a late-night shooting, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

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Boat overturns at mouth of Rogue River; 1 dead

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — Curry County Sheriff John Ward says a man from Cottage Grove, Oregon, died Saturday when a boat overturned in 12- to 14-foot swells at the mouth of the Rogue River.

East Village fire, explosion

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Mayor says gas line may have been 'inappropriately accessed'

An explosion turned part of New York's East Village into heaps of bricks, pockets of smoldering flames and a crisscross of barricades. It used to be a vibrant block teeming with artists, students and urban eclectics.

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Yemen bombing intense; political will growing

In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.

On Saturday, he rallied regional allies in Egypt, while they bombarded his enemies in his country.

After Houthi rebels...

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Officials: Snag in Iran talks; deadline looms

Nuclear talks reached a critical point Saturday as the ministers of France and Germany arrived to push a framework agreement with Iran ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

The talks hit a snag as the negotiations entered their third day, with Iran standing f...

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Angie's List halts Indiana expansion over anti-gay law

Add Angie's List to the roster of companies and business interests taking a stand against Indiana's new anti-gay law.

CEO Bill Oesterle announced Saturday that the company had put its proposed campus expansion project in Indianapolis "on hold" followi...

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'Daily Show' segment features pot-eating Oregon deer

RUCH, Ore. (AP) — A YouTube video has transformed a laid-back deer named Sugar Bob that lives on the grounds of the Applegate River Lodge into a late-night television star.

Wildcats advance to Final Four

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Kentucky joins Wisconsin in Final Four

Kentucky's record might be perfect but coach John Calipari likes to say his team isn't. He uses the word "undefeated." The 38-0 Wildcats barely stayed undefeated Saturday, edging third-seeded Notre Dame 68-66.

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Deschutes County 2014 home price rise No. 10 in U.S.

Homes and home sites, NE Bend

A slowdown in the fourth quarter did not boot Deschutes County (the Bend-Redmond metro area) out of the nation’s top 10 for…

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