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Suspect in Kaylee Sawyer murder back in Bend

The Redmond man accused of abducting and killing Kaylee Sawyer of Bend was booked into the Deschutes County Jail early Wednesday after being moved from Siskiyou County, Calif., where he allegedly went on a crime spree and was arrested days later.

Autoclave fire St. Charles Bend

St. Charles Bend

Sprinkler douses $200,000 washer fire at St. Charles Bend

A fire broke out in a washer for surgical instruments at St. Charles Bend early Wednesday, causing about $200,000 damage, but a fire sprinkler kept the damage from being far more severe, officials said.

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Bend FD: Fire at News & Smokes likely from cigarette

A small fire on a wall outside the business News & Smokes on Northeast Third Street in Bend was quickly extinguished early Wednesday and apparently was sparked by a cigarette improperly discarded in bark dust, fire officials said.

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Kokomo tornado spawns damage

Three tornadoes touched down Wednesday afternoon in Indiana, one damaging numerous structures in Kokomo, according to the National Weather Service and local officials.

Bend Fire and Rescue Ceremony

Heroes in our midst: Life saved at Bend grocery

It was a tearful reunion over a life saved at a Bend supermarket. Nearly four months after a woman gave CPR to a cardiac arrest victim who literally collapsed on her, the two met and hugged as she received a lifesaver award from Bend Fire and Rescue.

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Crook County Sheriff's Office

Crook County wildfire traced to kids with a lighter

A 13-acre brushfire that threatened several homes and forced evacuations northwest of Prineville late Tuesday afternoon was traced to two juveniles playing with a lighter, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.

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C.O. Drug Enforcement Team; Deschutes County Jail

Ten charged in Bend meth trafficking case

An investigation into a major methamphetamine trafficker led to the arrests of seven Bend residents and citations for three others last week, as well as a raid on a storage unit that turned up 3 ½ pounds of the drug, Central Oregon drug agents said Tuesday.

High Desert Facility

Bend wildlife rescue-rehab facility closed amid ODFW investigation

The High Desert Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation facility is under investigation by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Deschutes County to accept rural pot business applications

Deschutes County lays out rural pot business rules

Deschutes County commissioners have given cannabis businesses in rural areas the green light. On Tuesday, planners held two workshops to talk about the new regulations with potential applicants.

Scores improve for Oregon students taking ACT college test

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Results from the ACT college entrance exam show improvement in the college readiness of Oregon's graduating seniors.

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Bend Salvation Army in need of donated school supplies

With less than a week to go until its back-to-school distribution, The Salvation Army in Bend said Tuesday it has no backpacks or supplies to hand out to families in need. The organization is turning to the Bend community for support to fulfill this need.

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Ryan Lochte 'in talks' to join 'Dancing With The Stars'

Ryan Lochte, Rio 2016

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Ryan Lochte might be ditching his speedo for a pair of dancing shoes.

Leslie Jones' website down after reported hack

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"Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones' personal website is down after reportedly being targeted by hackers Wednesday.

Jones' manager and lawyer have not responded to CNNMoney's request for comment. Jones, too, has been silent on social media.

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Prince's Paisley Park home and studio to be open to public

Prince's Paisley Park home, studio

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Prince's home Paisley Park is being opened to the public, six months after the rock legend's death.

Renee Zellweger: There's nothing 'negative' about aging

Renee Zellweger

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Renee Zellweger doesn't understand the fascination with her appearance.

"I've never seen the maturation of a woman as a negative thing," Zellweger told The Hollywood Reporter. "I've never seen a woman stepping into her more powerful self as a negativ...

Amy Schumer and new celeb memoirs

Amy Schumer, 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

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Amy Schumer is not the only star who has recently put pen to paper - or rather finger to keyboard - to share their life stories. There's a wave of big celebrity biographies rolling in over the next few months.

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