KTVZ Top Stories

Fatal shooting shatters quiet in Metolius

Family tragedy in Metolius: Father shoots, kills son

A 72-year-old Metolius man shot and killed his 45-year-old son at the family's home late Monday night, telling deputies it was in self-defense as their intoxicated son attacked him and his wife, Jefferson County sheriff Jim Adkins said.

Fire Alert logo

New wildfire burns on Ochoco National Forest

A new wildfire spotted Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest 40 miles east of Prineville had burned about 45 acres by evening but was 50 percent contained, officials said.

Colorado Dam Spillway option to be picked

Bend park board OKs Colorado spillway project

For years, the community has pushed to make it safer -- and two years ago, taxpayers made it a priority with an approved bond measure. Tuesday night, the Bend Park and Rec Board approved plans for the Colorado Dam Safe Passage Project.

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

NBC News

Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

WEED, Calif. (AP) — The number of structures damaged or destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the California lumber town of Weed has risen to 150.

Adrian Peterson mug shot

Montgomery County Sheriff Office

Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

It's a reversal of course for the Vikings. The team had earlier said that Peterson, who is facing a child abuse c...

Measure 86 boosts college aid

Measure 86 aims to help more students go to college

Measure 86 was proposed by Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler to expand opportunities for the Legislature to fund student financial aid and vocational job training programs in the state.

Chuck Hagel, Martin Dempsey, ISIL map

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

General open to anti-ISIS U.S. ground troops

America's top military officer raised the specter Tuesday of U.S. troops in Iraq taking on a combat role to fight ISIS, a position that was quickly knocked down by the White House.

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told ...

Police lights (generic)

Arrest in S. Ore. convenience store homicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Police in the southern Oregon city of Roseburg say they have arrested a man in the death of a 38-year-old woman killed early Tuesday at the convenience store where she worked.

Curry Co. voters reject new taxes to keep jail open

BROOKINGS, Oregon (AP) — Early returns show voters in southern Oregon's Curry County are rejecting a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years. The proposal is another of the county's efforts to keep its jail open.

mediawindow_default2_320x180

Portland teen on young offenders trip accused of rape

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Portland teen with a criminal record is accused of raping and beating a woman in Eugene after slipping away from a Washington County-supervised outing that took young offenders to see a University of Oregon football game.

Bacterial meningitis sample

REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a patient herself.

And on Tuesday, Jaime died from what the Washington school said was "apparent me...

Advertisement

Fox Central Oregon on Facebook

Family Life

Technology

  • Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

    NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

    REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

    Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

Entertainment Headlines

Kanye West fires back over concert incident

Kanye West

Rick Taber/CNN

Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving a wheelchair-bound concertgoer.

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

CBS is saying "fine" -- if you don't want the airtime, we won't give it.

"Beginning this Thursday, we w...

Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie

Joan Rivers

Trae Patton/Turner Entertainment

The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

Bill Murray drops in again

Bill Murray, 2014 Oscars

Adrees Latif/Reuters

Bill Murray dances to his own music -- or, it turns out, to a good hip-hop tune with strangers.

Streisand returns to late night with Fallon

Barbra Streisand

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Returning to late night after more than half a century earns you an entire evening for yourself.

Advertisement

Current Conditions

63° F
17° C
Clear
Bend
  • Feels Like: 63° F 17° C
  • Wind: 0 mph 0 kph at North
  • Humidity: 42%
  • Dew point: 39° F 4° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 6:46 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:11 PM PDT
EnglishMetric
63° F
17° C
Clear
Redmond
  • Feels Like: 63° F 17° C
  • Wind: 5 mph 7 kph at West
  • Humidity: 40%
  • Dew point: 38° F 3° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 6:46 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:11 PM PDT
EnglishMetric
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertising on Fox Central Oregon

Television and online advertising with FOX Central Oregon grows local businesses with some of the highest rated shows on TV – American Idol, Bones, Glee, the NFL and the World Series, College Football and NASCAR, The Middle, Modern Family, Big Bang Theory and FOX local news at 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Contact us to create a custom advertising strategy designed to meet your goals and budget. The FOX production team produces the creative commercials that grab viewers’ attention and are produced to your satisfaction – guaranteed!

For more information, call John Edwards at 541-617-6240.

E-News Registration