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Mt. Bachelor chairlift fall

Bill Strycharz

Boy, 10, falls 20 feet from Mt. Bachelor lift

Tyler Russell is a 10-year-old Hillsboro boy who lives and breathes basketball. But on occasion, he also hits the slopes to snowboard, like on his family’s first Central Oregon Christmas vacation. It was his third such outing -- and no doubt most memorable, though not in a way anyone would wish for.

AsiaAir misery

Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

Missing plane likely at 'bottom of the sea'

The missing AirAsia jet probably crashed into the sea, Indonesia's top rescue official said Monday, citing radar data from the plane's last contact.

"Our early conjecture is that the plane is in the bottom of the sea," Bambang Sulistyo, head of Indo...

Crisis worker AirAsia

Robertus Pudyanto

AirAsia, MH370 incidents very different

An airliner vanishes over the waters of a Southeast Asia ocean. There's no distress call, no wreckage, nothing but water and questions.

So far, the story of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 sounds remarkably similar to that of Malaysia Airlines MH370, which rema...

Redmond police pursuit

Redmond Police Dept.

Redmond police seek driver after chase, manhunt

Redmond police are seeking the public's help in finding a driver who refused to pull over late Saturday night, sparking a pursuit that turned into a manhunt when he and a passenger got out and ran away.

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office car

Bend man hurt in crash on Brookswood Blvd.

A 91-year-old Bend man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after his SUV left icy Brookswood Boulevard south of town and overturned Saturday night, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

Hwy. 97 Christmas night crash

Oregon State Police; Deschutes County Jail

Redmond man charged in Christmas DUII crash

A 21-year-old Redmond man faces DUII (drugs) and other charges after a Christmas night crash on Highway 97 south of Redmond in which his speeding car hit the rear of an SUV, left the road and flipped on its side, Oregon State Police reported Sunday.

Crook County shop fire

Crook County Fire and Rescue

Fire destroys shop northeast of Prineville

A fire early Sunday morning destroyed a detached shop northeast of Prineville and also heavily damaged a motor home, officials said.

Hwy, 140E double-fatal

Oregon State Police

Two killed in Klamath Falls pickup crash

Two people were killed and a third injured Sunday morning when a pickup left state Highway 140 East (the South Side Bypass) in Klamath Falls, struck a lamp post and sign, then rolled several times into a pasture, Oregon State Police reported.


Klamath County Sheriff's Office

Suspect jailed in Chiloquin stabbings of two

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested on two counts of attempted murder and other charges in the stabbing of two people in Chiloquin Friday night, one of whom was critically injured, Klamath County sheriff's deputies said.

Greek Italian ferry disaster

AFP/Getty Images

Passengers endure 24 hours on burning ferry

Hundreds of passengers have endured a freezing night on a stricken ferry, more than 24 hours after a fire broke out on the vessel en route to Italy in the Adriatic Sea.

Smaller helicopters with night vision equipment worked through the night to pull p...

The Interview billboard


'The Interview': $15 million, 2 million streams

In a landmark moment for digital movie distribution, "The Interview" has earned more than $15 million through online sales in its first four days of release.

Sony Pictures said Sunday that the scandalous Seth Rogen comedy was "rented or purchased onli...


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  • PlayStation Network back up after cyberattack

    PlayStation 4 controller

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    Sony said Sunday its PlayStation Network for online gaming is back after a multi-day outage on some of the busiest days of the year.

    "PlayStation Network and some other gaming services were attacked over the holidays with artificially high levels of ...

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Egypt bans movie 'Exodus'

Christian Bale Exodus Gods and Kings

Craig Barritt/Getty Images

Another Hollywood movie is running afoul of a foreign government this month.

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" was banned in Egypt.

"The Ministry of Culture bans the film 'Gods and Kings' for historical inaccuracies," the Egyptian agency said in a statement.

How Twitter 'astonished' Neil deGrasse Tyson

Twitter, tweet, social media

It's a figure that even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is having a hard time wrapping his brilliant mind around.

Meet your new Luke Cage

Mike Colter

Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images Entertainment

Marvel is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Fresh on the heels of the announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch has been officially cast as Doctor Strange, there is news that Mike Colter will portray Luke Cage in the Netflix series "Marvel's A.K.A. Jes...

'Saved by the Bell' actor charged in stabbing

Dustin Diamond mugshot

Ozaukee County Sheriff Depart

Police on Friday arrested Dustin Diamond, better known as "Screech" in the early 1990s sitcom "Saved by the Bell," in a stabbing incident at a bar in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Diamond, 37, of Port Washington, was charged with three misdemeanors: sec...

Former WWE star 'Diesel' and son arrested

Kevin Nash

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Alcohol-fueled hostility ended with a famous professional wrestler pinning his son down at their Florida home early Christmas Eve, sheriff's deputies said.

Former ring star Kevin Nash, alias Diesel, and his teenage son Tristen were booked on battery a...


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