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Crisis Intervention Team on front lines of suicide calls

Bend PD 'Crisis Team' on front lines of suicide calls

When a threat of suicide is called into the Bend Police Department, the Crisis Intervention Team is normally the first on scene to manage the situation.  What separates CIT officers from the rest of the force isn't what's in the holster, but training and knowledge to better help those with mental illness.

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Pedestrian laws can confuse walkers, drivers

Many NewsChannel 21 viewers took to Facebook after Tuesday's Bend police pedestrian enforcement operation, asking us what the crosswalk laws actually are. We looked into the rules, which many aren't fully aware of.

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Gas pains: Oregonians pay premium at pump

The news that Oregon's gas prices are third-highest in the country doesn't surprise many High Desert drivers - but they are sure are frustrated, and waiting for some relief at the pump.

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REUTERS/Tami Chappell

U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly walked around the room at Emory University Hospital on Thursday, hugging staff members and shaking hands.

Feds curb oversight

Feds' ADA sign-off stings Bend's disabled

A month after the U.S. Department of Justice told the city of Bend it has “acceptably progressed” in meeting Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and was closing the file on a decade-old lawsuit settlement, city councilors heard Wednesday night from disabled residents who called for a higher priority on the unfinished work.

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Almond, peanut butter recall hits shoppers, food banks

NeighborImpact learned Wednesday of a voluntary recall by nSPIRED Natural Foods of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter possibly contaminated with Salmonella; video: NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy talked with the agency and area shoppers.

Fishy farm thrives in Bend

New Bend business boasts aquaponic garden

Every good crop needs to stay hydrated, but at Bend's Volcano Veggies, traditional farming ends with the H2O.

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New details in Oregon beach killing

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Some new details have emerged in the shooting that left a Michigan man dead at an Oregon beach.

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Oregon Democrats back legal pot, food labels

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Democratic Party of Oregon is giving its formal blessing to legal marijuana.

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Oregon agency grants permit for oil train terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have approved an expansion of a crude oil train terminal near Clatskanie to move 1.8 billion gallons of oil annually, enough to bring 50 oil trains per month through Portland and small towns along the Columbia River.

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OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.


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It's a 'Breaking Bad' scavenger hunt

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston

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The era of "Breaking Bad" is truly coming to an end -- and one of the stars is having some fun with it.

Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp break up

Meg Ryan Women in Film event 2008

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Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have ended their relationship after three years of dating, a report says.

The two split "a couple of weeks ago," one of Mellencamp's friends told Closer Weekly, which was the first to report the news.

The pair had kept the...

Jackie Chan on son's drug bust: 'I'm extremely furious'

Jaycee Chan

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Kung fu movie star Jackie Chan says he "takes responsibility" for the drug charges laid against his son, 32-year-old Jaycee Chan, in Beijing.

Beyonce and Jay Z's Cuba trip declared legal

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Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Beyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore.

Happy 25th anniversary, 'Saved by the Bell'

Saved by the Bell cast photo

NBC Productions

We're so excited -- and so scared: "Saved by the Bell" is a quarter of a century old today.


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