Officials: Deschutes Co. Jail inmate did not appear suicidal

A Portland martial arts instructor and sex abuse suspect who died in an apparent suicide early Sunday at the Deschutes County Jail had been given a mental health evaluation, but did not appear to be suicidal, officials said Monday.

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Officials: Deschutes Co. Jail inmate did not appear suicidal

A Portland martial arts instructor and sex abuse suspect who died in an apparent suicide early Sunday at the Deschutes County Jail had been given a mental health evaluation, but did not appear to be suicidal, officials said Monday.

Young Bend man missing in Nepal

Missing Bend teen turns up safe in Nepal

Traveling Bend resident Josh Edwards, 19, is among the many people missing in the quake-devastated nation of Nepal, family members confirmed Sunday. 

Mt. Bachelor snowboarder search Bryan Husband

DCSO Lt. Bryan Husband

Searchers find missing Mt. Bachelor snowboarder

The search for a snowboarder from California, missing on Mt. Bachelor, took a big positive turn Sunday night when he was able to call and report he was OK, though it still took late into the night to find him near Lava Lake, after he had hiked some seven miles.

Freddie Gray protests Monday

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Rocks, bricks thrown at police in Baltimore

Several officers were injured Monday as police and protesters, upset over the recent death of Freddie Gray, clashed on the streets of Baltimore.

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Baker Road to close for RR crossing replacement

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will replace the railroad crossing of Baker Road in Deschutes River Woods  from Monday, May 11th through Wednesday, 13th.  Baker Road will be closed for three days to facilitate the work and to repave the crossing.

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New lone wolf tracked into Central Oregon

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A new lone wolf has been tracked into Central Oregon.

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Grants for C.O. woodland owners can cut fire risk

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Monday up to $100,000 in funding available for woodland owners in Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties to improve the health of their woods and reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire.

Chipping woody debris

Oregon Dept. of Forestry

Get a jump on wildfire season, officials urge

Is your home at risk of wildfire? With the extraordinarily severe 2014 fire season still fresh in their minds, Oregonians are now focusing their efforts to protect their homes and properties against future wildfires.

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Teacher tackles teen firing shots at Wash. high school

LACEY, Wash. (AP) — A teacher is being hailed as a hero after tackling a student who fired two shots into the air at a Washington state high school.

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Oregon gas prices jump 8 .7 cents in week

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have risen 8.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.79/g on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.

Orego Oregon Road Usage Charge Program

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ODOT names cos. to manage pay-by-mile road charges

Oregon’s new pay-by-the-mile road usage charge program, OReGO, took a big step forward Monday, as state officials announced that three private business partners are now technically certified to manage accounts and collect road user fees from those accounts for deposit into the State Highway Fund.

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Bruce Jenner's series: What we hope to see

Bruce Jenner April 24 2015

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With the announcement that E! will air a new documentary series this summer about Bruce Jenner's transition from male to female, fans are eagerly awaiting bearing witness to the former Olympian's journey.

Daytime Emmy Awards: 'Days,' 'Y&R' in a tie

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The stars came out Sunday evening in Burbank, California, to attend the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards. Supermodel Tyra Banks hosted the show, which aired on Pop network.

Betty White received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

There was a tie between "Days of...

Linda Thompson opens up on Bruce Jenner

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Actress Linda Thompson, Bruce Jenner's second wife, says she can "breathe a little easier" knowing her ex-husband has found the strength to publicly declare he is transgender.

Shots fired at Lil Wayne's tour bus

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Gunshots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus early Sunday in Atlanta. No one was injured in the shooting, and no arrests have been made.

'Avengers 2' hauls in $201M overseas in just days

Cast members of Avengers Age of Ultron

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The highly-anticipated movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has already pulled in an estimated $201 million in box office sales since debuting outside the United States on Wednesday.

That performance is better than that of its predecessor, "The Avengers," ...

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