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Redmond-area stolen-car chase leads to arrest

A car stolen in Bend on Monday was spotted in Redmond Tuesday afternoon but the driver refused to pull over, sparking an eight-minute high-speed chase. The car soon was found abandoned and a Deschutes County sheriff’s K-9 found the fleeing driver, who was arrested.

Hwy. 26 crash

Oregon State Police

Update: Two Warm Springs girls improve; one critical

Two Warm Springs teens were in improving condition at a Portland hospital on Tuesday but one in Bend was in critical condition, the day after OSP says their car left Highway 26 southeast of Madras and flipped several times.

Service dog loopholes

Service dog law has loopholes

NewsChannel 21's Katie Higgins investigates how some people are cheating the system of service dogs.

Sheriff s Association sponsors marijuana talks

Madras 'drug summit' plans spark controversy

What was meant to be an educational conference on marijuana, alcohol and other drugs in Madras in turning into a big controversy -- but a big donation from the state's sheriffs is keeping almost-scrubbed plans moving forward.

Bend construction Barney

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Bend-area home-prices jump 8th-fastest in nation

Bend-area (Deschutes County) home prices continue to rise at a pace that puts the area in the top 10 of the nation, up 14 percent over the past year, new federal statistics released Tuesday show.

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend

Foam blobs spark curiosity in SE Bend lot

A mysterious sight Tuesday morning in a vacant lot in southeast Bend prompted some calls into the NewsChannel 21 newsroom. We took a closer look.

High Desert goes Dave Matthews crazy

Dave Matthews Band hits the High Desert

One of the biggest acts to ever hit the High Desert, the Dave Matthews Band performed Tuesday night at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Hagg Lake search Ashley Korslien KGW

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3 more family members' bodies found in lake

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Divers have recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children a day after another family member — a 3-year-old grandchild — was found drowned.

Palestinian children celebrate truce with guns

REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

End to Gaza conflict? What you need to know

Fifty days of fighting. Thousands of rocket attacks and airstrikes. And a number of failed cease-fire agreements. That all appeared to come to an end on Tuesday, when Israel and Hamas militants agreed to an open-ended truce -- and talks.

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No Oregon ballot measures get GOP support

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot in November.



HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.


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Dave Matthews Band hits the High Desert

High Desert goes Dave Matthews crazy

One of the biggest acts to ever hit the High Desert, the Dave Matthews Band performed Tuesday night at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Where 'Breaking Bad' is just getting started

Latin Americas Breaking Bad

Sony Pictures Television Inc.

Sixteen Emmy Awards. That's how many trophies the cast and crew of "Breaking Bad" have hauled home after five seasons of groundbreaking TV, with six of those honors being earned at Monday's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Drugs killed Drew Barrymore's half-sister

Drew Barrymore

Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, died from an accidental drug overdose last month, a coroner's report said Tuesday.

Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

Bend concert craze: Two sold-out events in 48 hours

Sell-Out Concerts Sparks New Rules

About 8,000 people filled the Les Schwab Amphitheater Sunday night to see Jack Johnson, the first of two sold-out concerts at the venue in just 48 hours.


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