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Culver woman charged in Madras motel stabbing

A 47-year-old Culver woman has been charged with attempted murder and other charges in connection with Monday's stabbing of a 48-year-old Madras man at the Juniper Motel, Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said Tuesday.


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Bend pair arrested on heroin, child neglect charges

A drug raid on a southwest Bend home late last week led to the arrest of a man and woman on heroin and marijuana charges, as well as child neglect involving the woman’s 7-year-old son, who was placed in protective state custody, police said Tuesday.


Program note: NHL hockey shifts NewsChannel 21 airings

Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals airs tonight on KTVZ at 5 p.m., shifting our schedule for NewsChannel 21 evening broadcasts.

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Poultry plucked from Deschutes County Fair

Most birds of a feather will not flock together at this year's Deschutes County Fair.

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Texas biker shootout: Suspect sues city, cops

Matt Clendennen is grateful to be out of jail, but struggling to hold his life together.

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ODFW working to simplify fishing regulations

For new anglers, Oregon’s complex fishing regulations can be daunting. Even seasoned anglers claim they frequently need a law degree to help them understand what’s allowed and what’s not.

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Portland man hospitalized after home-invasion attack

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police are looking for two men they say forced their way into a southeast Portland home and assaulted a man living there.

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Portland police adding officers to gang unit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Responding to increasing gun violence, the Portland police chief is beefing up the department's gang enforcement team.

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Washington Co. jailer gets 3 years for having sex with inmate

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A former Oregon jail worker has been sentenced to three years in prison or charges connected to repeatedly having sex with an inmate.

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Poll: George W. Bush's approval ratings climb

The latest CNN/ORC Poll found warning signs for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, but for his brother, former President George W. Bush, the poll reveals some happier news: For the first time in a decade, more Americans say they like him than dislike him.

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4 badly injured in UK roller coaster crash

A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.

The crash took place on "The Smiler" at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire.

Sixteen people were on the ride, accord...

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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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