Police: 1 dead in space plane crash

One person died and another was injured Friday when Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo test flight failed following what the company described as a "serious anomaly."

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Police: 1 dead in space plane crash

One person died and another was injured Friday when Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo test flight failed following what the company described as a "serious anomaly."

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Deschutes clerk warns: Don't mail those ballots

Deschutes County Clerk Nancy Blankenship is warning voters not to mail their ballots Friday, as the Bend-area mail now routed through Portland could mean it won't arrive at her office by the 8 p.m. Tuesday deadline.

Smolich Hyundai dealership sold to Eugene group

Jim Smolich Motors, Inc. announced Friday the sale of the Smolich Hyundai franchise to Kiefer Auto Group of Eugene, another in a series of Central Oregon car dealership sales to Valley-based dealer groups.

Affordable housing forum looks for solutions

Bend forum focuses on affordable housing issue

It wasn’t arts and crafts night at the Bend Senior Center, but you might have thought so on Thursday.  Posters and markers, beans in jars and colorful flash cards were scattered across the hall for the Bend 2030 Forum on Affordable Housing.

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Gustafson sex-abuse trial begins in Bend

Nine months after sex abuse allegations first surfaced, the founder of a Bend gymnastics center went on trial Thursday -- and in a late twist, Richard Gustafson waived the right to a jury trial, so a judge will decide his fate.

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Studded tires legal Saturday in Oregon, Wash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Studded tires are legal again starting Saturday on roadways in Oregon and Washington.

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.

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Hwy. 26 spike strips end wild stolen-car chase

A man called 911 after seeing someone try to steal his truck in a Prineville fast-food parking lot Thursday morning, then watched him take another parked car and drive off, police said. That sparked a wild pursuit that included the suspect fleeing a guns-drawn traffic stop and eventually stopping when he hit spike strips on Highway 26.

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Special report: Air ambulance safety on the High Desert

When an ambulance can't move fast enough, here in Central Oregon, we rely on air ambulances. But as NewsChannel 21's Katie Higgins reports, it turns out those fast-moving helicopters have shaky safety records across the United States, leading to tighter federal rules.

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Ax attack on D.C. cop prompts warnings

An officer with Washington's Metropolitan Police Department came under an unprovoked attack Friday from a man wielding an ax, police said.

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Fence, hot pink sign put strip club, Umatilla at odds

UMATILLA, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a strip club in Umatilla is at odds with municipal officials.

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  • Police: 1 dead in space plane crash

    Virgin Galactic crash

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    One person died and another was injured Friday when Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo test flight failed following what the company described as a "serious anomaly."

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Rocky mountain low? John Denver bust stolen

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A bronze sculpture of one of Colorado's most loved musicians has gone missing.

Radcliffe thrilled 'Horns' brings out the devil in him

Daniel Radcliffe in 'Horns'

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Acclaimed actor Daniel Radcliffe talks about his work on the horror mystery thriller "Horns," new in theaters and on Video on Demand.

JK Rowling delivers new 'Harry Potter' tale

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No tricks here, just the treat: In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors.

Oogie Boogie actor loves celebrating 'Nightmare Before Christmas' every Halloween

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Ken Page recalls bringing the singing voice to "The Nightmare Before Christmas" villain Oogie Boogie as the film plays in theaters again over Halloween weekend.

Polish authorities decline to arrest Polanski

Roman Polanski

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Famed film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the United States for having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was questioned this week by Polish authorities but allowed to leave after the interview.

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