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Madras students witness shots fired; suspect car sought

Two shots were fired in a southwest Madras neighborhood Monday morning, apparently over drugs, and several students witnessed it, school officials said. That led to a hunt for a suspect car and a brief, precautionary lockdown of area schools, including the Central Oregon Community College campus, officials said.

String of crime hits Bend s NW Crossing

NW Crossing neighbors 'on alert' after weekend thefts

Thieves mostly taking advantage of unlocked garage and pet doors entered garages and at least eight parked vehicles in Bend’s NorthWest Crossing neighborhood over the weekend and took items from several of them, including a gun; some residents said Monday they feel less safe, will step up security.

Central Oregon jobs picture mixed as '14 ends

Central Oregon closed out 2014 with mixed results on the jobs front, with a strong year for two of three counties but Crook County lagging, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.

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Northeast officials: Stay off the streets

Snow is falling at a faster rate. Wind gusts are getting stronger. And temperatures are frigid.

It may not look bad yet, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday night, but it will be soon.

"This is literally the calm before the storm. It's about to s...

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Northeast hunkers down in face of storm

Boston Common is buried in white. Manhattan is a breathing a sigh of relief. Parts of the New England coastline are being whipped by near hurricane-force winds and waves.

Welcome to the blizzard of 2015.

"We're hunkered down with food, shelter and wat...

Oregon posted worst 2013 HS graduation rate in US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.

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Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases.

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Oregon City couple critically wounded after chase, shooting

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Portland suburb of Oregon City say a man in one vehicle apparently chased and shot his wife as she drove in another vehicle, then shot himself.

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Passenger dead after Ore. police pursuit, crash

MOUNT ANGEL, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police and Marion County sheriff's officers are investigating the death of a woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck that fled from police in the small town of Mount Angel and later crashed.

Portland man gets 4 years in fatal hit and run

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 25-year-old Portland man who pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and related counts sobbed and apologized to the victim's relatives as he was sentenced to four years in prison in the fatal hit and run.

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FBI unmasks Russian spy ring in New York

The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually attending or discussing a sporting event or a concert.

They once talked about going to a movie. But that was it.

The reason for the puzzling b...

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    For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to interact with each other in person.

    Shortly after 12:10 a.m. ET, Facebook and Instagram went down, leaving millions of users around the world briefly unable to post selfies...

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Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored actors' remark

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Oscar-nominated star Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for referring to black actors as "colored" on a U.S. talk show.

NFL (officially) comes to YouTube

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The NFL has finally come to YouTube. Well, at least officially.

On Monday the NFL announced a new partnership with YouTube that will bring official content to the popular streaming video site.

This includes the launch of the NFL YouTube channel, which ...

Lawsuit filed in Joan Rivers' death

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The estate of the late comedian Joan Rivers filed a lawsuit Monday in New York County Supreme Court detailing alleged missteps by the outpatient endoscopy facility and the physicians caring for Rivers during an August 28 procedure that the New York m...

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At this year's Miss Universe pageant, a loss may have overshadowed the win.

Disney launches 'Frozen' cruise

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Disney is launching a special cruise for those fans who just couldn't get enough of "Frozen."

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