Prineville man killed in forklift accident

A 70-year-old Prineville man was killed Thursday when a forklift he was repairing fell on and pinned him at his home, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.


KTVZ Top Stories

Crook County sheriff's office car

Prineville man killed in forklift accident

A 70-year-old Prineville man was killed Thursday when a forklift he was repairing fell on and pinned him at his home, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.

27th Street Knott Landfill crash 2 Kandra Kent

Kandra Kent/KTVZ.COM

Pickup driver killed in crash with semi on SE 27th Street

The driver of a pickup was killed Thursday afternoon when his truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a semi-truck on Southeast 27th Street near the entrance to Knott Landfill, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said.

Threat prompts Ridgeview lockdown

Ridgeview HS briefly locked down over threat via text

A brief, 12-minute lockdown took place at Ridgeview High School in Redmond Thursday morning after a student reported that someone off campus had teted "a threat to the school," officials said.

Pot sales boom in first week

Estimated $11 million in Week 1 Oregon marijuana sales

Recreational marijuana has been legally on sale in stores for a week now. Agencies have started looking into how much paper green came of that first week, and the number is astonishing to many: An estimated $11 million was self-reported by pot shops across the state.

Redmond rollover crash Bandon Danley

Evan Dickens; Redmond Police Dept. (inset)

DA: No charges against man who held Redmond suspect at gunpoint

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced Thursday he won't file criminal charges against a Springfield man who rescued two people from a Redmond DUII crash in mid-August, then chased and held at gunpoint the car's fleeing driver.

Bend firefighter calls Roseburg home

Bend firefighter has close ties to Roseburg

Bend firefighter paramedic Derek Findlay wears his uniform proudly, but it's the one he hung up recently that puts him closer than most to tragedy.

Gun buyback


Dems to voters: Demand Congress pass gun laws

Frustrated Senate Democrats conceded Thursday that even in the aftermath of several mass shootings, they don't have enough votes right now to push through gun control legislation. So they will try to build grassroots support by urging Americans to in...

U.S. Capitol

Congressional resolution honors Roseburg bravery, sacrifice

Oregon’s congressional delegation on Thursday introduced a congressional resolution to recognize the acts of heroism and sacrifice of the victims and survivors in the senseless murder and wounding of 18 people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg a week ago.

Ambulance generic

Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons

Several injured in Washington state dam explosion

Several employees of the Priest Rapids Dam in Washington state were injured Thursday in an explosion, NBC News reported.

Obama Hispanic gathering

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Obama decries GOP's 'anti-immigrant sentiment'

An energetic President Barack Obama blasted 2016 GOP presidential candidates and decried the "anti-immigrant sentiment" in America Thursday night at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Awards Gala.

After listing a series of his administration's accompl...

Found horse SE Bend

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

DCSO seeks owner of horse found in SE Bend

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner of a horse it’s been caring for over the past several months.


Fox Central Oregon on Facebook

My Life - My Food


  • Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

    Verizon logo on building

    Spencer Platt/Getty Images

    If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.

    Verizon is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from $29.99 to $49.99 per month. The company confirmed the move to CNNMoney o...

Entertainment Headlines

Boehner cancels 'Tonight Show' appearance

Boehner quitting Congress

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner has canceled his appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show" in the wake of Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop out of the House Speaker race, a network spokesperson told CNN.

Boehner's office had announced Wednesday that...

For $150K, you can ride choppers with Keanu

Keanu Reeves, John Wick premiere

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

For a mere $150,000, you and a companion can join actor Keanu Reeves in California for a two-day motorcycle ride along the Pacific Coast and through the Santa Monica Mountains.

Want to smell like an Andy Kaufman prank?

Andy Kaufman's Milk & Cookies

Xyrena via CNN

Well, this smells like a prank. But, apparently, it's not.

Xyrena, a California company that bills itself as a "celebrity partnered on-demand perfumery," is releasing "Andy Kaufman Milk & Cookies," a fragrance inspired by the comedian's 1979 Carnegie ...

Daniel Craig: I'd rather 'slash my wrists' than play Bond again

Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux SPECTRE James Bond

Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images Entertainment

After playing James Bond in the last four films of the successful franchise, including the forthcoming "Spectre," Daniel Craig told Time Out London he's ready to put the role behind him.

Ashley Judd returns to hometown roots with 'Big Stone Gap'

Ashley Judd and Patrick Wilson in 'Big Stone Gap'


Acclaimed actress Ashley Judd talks about the hometown feel of her new film, "Big Stone Gap."


Current Conditions

50° F
10° C
  • Feels Like: 50° F 10° C
  • Wind: 0 mph 0 kph at North
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Dew point: 41° F 5° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 7:11 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 6:33 PM PDT
50° F
10° C
  • Feels Like: 50° F 10° C
  • Wind: 4 mph 6 kph at SSW
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Dew point: 48° F 9° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 7:10 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 6:33 PM PDT

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.

Sign up for KTVZ Emails

  • KTVZ Email Newsletters


    Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert Weather, Severe Weather Alerts and much more!