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Dangerous driving conditions

After big C.O. snowfall, icy roads remain

The first big snowfall of the season caused chaos on Central Oregon's roads on Tuesday -- and the driving challenges are far from over.

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Pacific Power outage hits Madras on very cold night

A power outage hit more than 1,300 Pacific Power customers in Madras late Thanksgiving Eve, and the utility said it could take until 1:30 a.m. to repair on a cold night..


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Three arrested in northwest Prineville drug raid

Acting on several neighborhood complaints of possible drug activity at a northwest Prineville home, police conducted an investigation that led to a raid Wednesday in which three Prineville residents were arrested – two on outstanding warrants, officers said. Two young children at the home prompted involvement of state child protection officials.

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Bend-Redmond area still in Top 10 for rising home prices

U.S. house prices rose 1.3 percent in the third quarter of 2015 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's House Price Index, released Wednesday, which also again put the Bend-Redmond metro area in the top 10 for the largest home price rises.

Special report Bye Bye Bikes

Special Report: Bike thefts surge in Bend

The city of Bend is known as being a bike-friendly town. But as NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy reports, it's also become friendly to bike thieves. 

Chicago protests over Laquan McDonald shooting

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Chicago's search for answers after video

For some Chicago residents, there is hope the arrest of Jason Van Dyke, the police officer who shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, will spark a conversation. But justice?

Highway 97 snowy at Vandevert Road

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

Deschutes County SO offers winter driving tips

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office offered some winter driving safety tips Wednesday in the wake of a storm that dropped more than a foot of snow in many locations.

Southeast Bend snow geese Marion Dansky

Marion Dansky

Fall photos: Big High Desert Snow Dump, more

Our fall photo album took a turn for the white Tuesday as a foot or more of snow dumped over much of the High Desert. Here's a few of those photos - and others from earlier this fall. Feel free to send 1-2 of yours (and where taken/by whom) to stories@ktvz.com.


Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color

SEATTLE (AP) — The student body president of Western Washington University says she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.

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Cameron urges strikes on ISIS in Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron has become the latest world leader to call for an escalation in the fight against ISIS, as French President Francois Hollande continues a whirlwind week of diplomacy to build an international coalition against the...

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Turkey: No apology for downing Russian jet

[Breaking news update, published at 8:32 a.m. ET]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in an exclusive interview Thursday with CNN's Becky Anderson in the Turkish capital, Ankara, said his country would not apologize for downing a Russian fighter j...


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  • NASA says space anomaly caused by comets

    Comet ISON

    Cameron McCarty/MEO/MSFC/NASA

    An anomaly in deep space that has been the focus of speculation and observation for weeks over possible extraterrestrial life may have just been solved.

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Cynthia Robinson of Sly and the Family Stone dies

Cynthia Robinson, The Family Stone trumpeter

Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel

Cynthia Robinson, whose brassy, forthright trumpet lit up Sly and the Family Stone songs such as "Dance to the Music," "Life" and "Hot Fun in the Summertime," died Monday, the band's publicist confirmed. She was 71.

Landmark 'Dark Knight' comic gets a threequel

Dark Knight Returns graphic novel

"Dark Knight Returns" Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia

There was a time when Batman was known primarily as a noble costumed crimefighter whose blows were occasionally accentuated with "BAMs" and "POWs."

In 1986, all that changed.

Writer/artist Frank Miller unleashed "The Dark Knight Returns," a futuristic ...

Why Adele speaks to you

Adele 25 cover

CNN, XL Recordings, Jive Records, Spotify, BBC, TF1 Productions

As you read this, the numbers cited below are changing at such a spectacular rate that the recording industry is pinching itself to see if it's dreaming ... or, more likely, in utter disbelief that it's still alive. And well.

Because in an age when ni...

Mr. (Will) Smith goes to Washington?

Will Smith at Concussion premiere

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

His new blockbuster doesn't come out until Christmas Day, but Will Smith is already looking past it.

This frenzied campaign season has so "incensed" the movie star that Smith says he is losing sleep trying to figure out new ways to be "useful in the ...

'Creed,' 'Good Dinosaur' part of weekend movie feast

Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone in Creed

Warner Bros. Pictures

Disney and Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur" and Warner Bros. "Creed" both opened in theaters Wednesday and look to bring a bountiful box office harvest in time for Thanksgiving.


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