Bend man freed after Deschutes DA drops murder charge

At Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel's request, a judge on Monday dismissed a murder charge against Daniel Norquist in the July 25 shooting death of his landlord, Andrew Cordes, at his northeast Bend duplex, and he later was released from jail.

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Bend man freed after Deschutes DA drops murder charge

At Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel's request, a judge on Monday dismissed a murder charge against Daniel Norquist in the July 25 shooting death of his landlord, Andrew Cordes, at his northeast Bend duplex, and he later was released from jail.

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Suspect in Memphis police slaying in custody

The suspect accused of killing a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee, over the weekend is now in custody, authorities said.

Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, has surrendered to federal marshals, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Redmond man arrested in Police Dept. incident

A 29-year-old Redmond man tried to break the windows of patrol cars parked at the Redmond Police Department, challenged responding officers with a knife and eventually was subdued with a Taser and taken into custody Monday morning, officers said.

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Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood fails

A procedural vote in the Senate on legislation that would have barred all federal funds for Planned Parenthood failed on Monday.

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Smith Rock hiker still serious afte 40-ft. fall, rescue

A California woman on her first hike at Smith Rock went off trail Sunday and was climbing a nearly vertical section of rock when she lost her hold, fell about 40 feet and was seriously injured, prompting an hours-long rescue effort, Deschutes County deputies said.

Jefferson Co. SO Marine Patrol on Lake Billy Chinook

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BUI saturation patrols set at Lake Billy Chinook

Sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Police troopers from across the state will converge on Lake Billy Chinook this weekend in an effort to detect and arrest suspected drunken boaters.

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Joe Powell

Three motorcyclists injured in crash north of La Pine

Three motorcyclists were injured, one seriously, when they crashed and were thrown from their bikes on a curving section of Huntington Road north of La Pine Sunday morning, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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Cooler temperatures aid firefighters in SW Oregon

CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Cool and cloudy weather is helping firefighters make progress on two wildfires in the foothills of the Cascades of southwestern Oregon. Smoke continues to choke communities to the south in the Rogue Valley.

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Containment of raging N. California wildfire jumps

LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity have made progress corralling a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California.

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Puerto Rico defaults for first time in history

Puerto Rico just went into default for the first time in its history.

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Here's why women feel cold in the office

How pervasive is bias against women in the workplace? Well, it's literally in the air.

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It may be time to let go of the idea of a "Detox" album from Dr. Dre.

New 'Ghostbusters' visit children's hospital

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When children at a Boston hospital posted up a sign asking "Who ya gonna call?" the response was more than they could have ever dreamed of.

'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' nabs third best Tom Cruise opening

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Mission accomplished... well, almost.

"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" opened to an estimated $56 million at the U.S. box office over the weekend. This total was the second-best "Mission: Impossible" opening ever, just missing out on the $57.8 mil...

'Finding Your Roots' scandal is 'teachable moment,' PBS president says

Paula Kerger 'hopeful' genealogy show will air again

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The future of "Finding Your Roots" is still up in the air, PBS president Paula Kerger said Saturday, more than a month after an embarrassing scandal. But Kerger said she is "hopeful" it will return.

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Family and friends said goodbye Saturday to Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, at a private funeral just north of Atlanta.

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