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Redmond-area stolen-car chase leads to arrest

A car stolen in Bend on Monday was spotted in Redmond Tuesday afternoon but the driver refused to pull over, sparking an eight-minute high-speed chase. The car soon was found abandoned and a Deschutes County sheriff’s K-9 found the fleeing driver, who was arrested.

Hwy. 26 crash

Oregon State Police

Update: Two Warm Springs girls improve; one critical

Two Warm Springs teens were in improving condition at a Portland hospital on Tuesday but one in Bend was in critical condition, the day after OSP says their car left Highway 26 southeast of Madras and flipped several times.

F-15C crash

Garrett Beck

F15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

A pilot is missing after an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia's Augusta County, authorities said.

It was not immediately clear whether the pilot ejected, Air Force Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing commander, told r...

Service dog loopholes

Service dog law has loopholes

NewsChannel 21's Katie Higgins investigates how some people are cheating the system of service dogs.

Sheriff s Association sponsors marijuana talks

Madras 'drug summit' plans spark controversy

What was meant to be an educational conference on marijuana, alcohol and other drugs in Madras in turning into a big controversy -- but a big donation from the state's sheriffs is keeping almost-scrubbed plans moving forward.

Girl kills gun instructor

Mohave County Sheriff's Office

No charges after girl, 9, kills gun instructor

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.

The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital late...

Bend construction Barney

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Bend-area home-prices jump 8th-fastest in nation

Bend-area (Deschutes County) home prices continue to rise at a pace that puts the area in the top 10 of the nation, up 14 percent over the past year, new federal statistics released Tuesday show.

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend lot

A mysterious sight Tuesday morning in a vacant lot in southeast Bend prompted some calls into the NewsChannel 21 newsroom. We took a closer look.

High Desert goes Dave Matthews crazy

Dave Matthews Band hits the High Desert

One of the biggest acts to ever hit the High Desert, the Dave Matthews Band performed Tuesday night at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Sunriver generic

Sunriver owners OK Deschutes River boat ramp

A proposal to construct a boat ramp on the Deschutes River in Sunriver was approved by 86 percent of members of the Sunriver Owners Association who cast ballots in SROA’s Aug. 9 election.

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No Oregon ballot measures get GOP support

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot in November.


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Inside the world's biggest record collection

World's largest record collection

Strolling between shelves crammed with his records, Zero Freitas pauses and finds another piece of music that he just must take home.

Miley Cyrus' 'homeless' VMA date faces arrest

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday faces arrest in Oregon, a corrections official said.

How Chelsea Handler said goodbye

Chelsea Handler last E!

Chelsea Handler has made a clean break from E!. Or at least we assume it was clean, since Handler's final "Chelsea Lately" episode Tuesday included one of her infamous celebrity-accompanied shower scenes.

Springfield, Ore., unveils 'Simpsons' mural

Springfield Oregon Simpsons mural


There's much debate about which Springfield is the home of "The Simpsons." One Oregon town is staking its claim.

Emmys dip in ratings, still win night

Emmy Awards 2014 Red Carpet

Jeremy Freeman

A new night proved not to be a major hindrance to the Emmys.


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