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Dispute sparks police standoff at SE Bend mobile home park
"During the response, one of the officers, as they were approaching the house, one of the residents from the house threw an object at the officer,” police Lt. Clint Burleigh said.
Unwelcome message spray-painted on Bend RV
BEND, Ore. -Imagine all you have is an RV that holds your entire life, parked on a Bend street. Now, imagine that RV being tagged with a hateful message telling you to leave town.
Suspect Arrested After Stand-Off With Bend PD
BEND, OR -- A suspect is in custody following a several hours-long stand-off in a southeast Bend mobile home park. Officers initially responded to the home on SE Brosterhous at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, for a reported roommate dispute.
Former Redmond principal awaiting trial ditches ankle monitor, flees
Redmond police are searching for Michael Tallman, who changed his name from Michael Bremont in 2017, according to Redmond Police Department Lt. Curtis Chambers. Chambers said police found Tallman’s ankle bracelet in the Bend area Wednesday afternoon, and believe he was planning to flee the state. De
Bend Asks State To Release Stevens Rd Tract
BEND, OR -- Bend's City Council has agreed to send a request to Oregon's Department of State Lands (DSL), asking for the release of hundreds of acres on the southeast end of town. Officials say it would be best used for a multi-use development, including single- and multi-family housing, public faci
Crook County man jailed on rape, abuse charges
PRINEVILLE, Ore. - A raid on a home north of Prineville Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of a resident accused of rape and sex abuse, as well as a probation violation, Crook County sheriff's deputies said.
Mom and son living in RV told to leave Bend neighborhood in unsettling way | MyCentralOregon.com
She ran into cows in Crook County, now she has to pay for themOctober 18, 2018Feature Slider,Local NewsShe ran into a herd of cows and totaled her S-U-V in Crook County… now she’s on the hook for more than just car repairs. Ardis Cox tells KTVZ three cows were killed in the Reservoir Road
Fire tears through garage of SW Bend home
BEND, Ore. - A fierce fire tore through the garage of a southwest Bend home early Wednesday afternoon, sending up flames and smoke visible around the area.
Ex-RPA director removes GPS, flees before abuse trial
Michael Tallman (was Bremont) spent year in jailMichael Tallman, formerly Michael Bremont, is being sought by police who say he may be fleeing the state ahead of a trial on new abuse allegations.
Autopsy: Bend woman was homicide victim
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The state medical examiner has confirmed that human remains found in May are those of Sara Gomez, a Bend woman who was reported missing in February.
C.O. officials on alert as rare virus appears around U.S.
BEND, Ore. - A rare virus is popping up around the country, it mimics symptoms of polio, and a stroke. The virus is called "acute flaccid myelitis," and it's become a nationwide problem.
PHOTO: Fire at southwest Bend home
Bend Fire Department personnel responded to a garage fire mid-day Wednesday, Oct.17, 2018. The attached garage at a single-family home in the 20000 block of Mount Hope Lane and two vehicles were burned, but fire did not spread to the main house. The cause was unknown Wednesday. Investigators estinat
Judge: FedEx driver not guilty of violation in fatal Bend crash
BEND, Ore. - At the close of an unusual day-long trial Tuesday involving a FedEx truck driver contesting a traffic citation, a Deschutes County judge ruled the driver was not guilty of a traffic violation when a cyclist collided with his truck as it made a right turn at a downtown Bend intersection
Bend coffee startup raises $1 million from investors
Riff will use the funding to operate a 9,000 square-foot production facility in Redmond on Airport Way and open a taproom at The Box Factory in November, according to a statement issued by the company. Riff also has plans to open a tap shack near the University of Oregon campus in Eugene.
Tip brings guns-drawn arrest of sleeping car-theft suspects
BEND, Ore. -Thanks to a passing motorist's tip, an SUV stolen in Redmond on Monday was found parked near Highway 97 north of Bend Tuesday morning with two people sleeping inside, and Deschutes County sheriff's deputies arrested the pair in a high-risk, guns-drawn encounter.
Armed man dead after officer-involved shooting in Longview
Police said the man started firing at them from inside a homeA siren on a patrol car. (KOIN 6 News)LONGVIEW, Wash. (KOIN) -- A man was killed early Wednesday morning after police say he displayed a firearm at authorities.Longview Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Ca
Construction begins on new NE Bend fire station
BEND, Ore. - Construction is underway on a brand new fire station in Bend. When complete, the station will sit next to the 15th Street Bend police headquarters, by Pilot Butte.
Two new Bend restaurants won't open this year after all | MyCentralOregon.com
Two new Bend restaurants won’t open this year after allOctober 16, 2018Feature Slider,Local NewsTwo new Bend restaurants won’t open this year after all. Chick-fil-A and Cracker Barrel were slated to open before end of the year in the new Robal Road Village shopping center off of Highway 97. But, KTV
FedEx driver not guilty in accident that killed cyclist
Jonathan Adams, center, pictured with his mother, Janet Adams. (Submitted photo)7921501
Bend murder case closed with confirmation 24-year-old woman was killed | MyCentralOregon.com
Sprinklers lead to icy roadway, crash on Bend’s Empire AvenueOctober 16, 2018Feature Slider,Local NewsSprinklers led to an icy roadway that caused a crash on Bend’s Empire Avenue. A business sprinkler system sent water onto the road while temperatures were below freezing yesterday morning. KTVZ repo