Sisters man accused of online sexual corruption of a child

A 32-year-old Sisters man is accused of seeking a sexual relationship with a juvenile who … Read more

Former deputy investigated for spending elderly father’s money

Son accused of making thousands in unauthorized purchases from father’s bank account

A former sheriff’s deputy from Gilliam and Wheeler counties could soon face charges he stole … Read more

Appellate court vacates sentence of Redmond Five’s so called ringleader

Justices rule state can’t sentence 17-year-old to life without parole

The so-called ringleader of a group of teenagers who killed a Tumalo woman in 2001 … Read more

Man sentenced to prison for abandoning baby in woods

Ohio man left baby son alone in woods with broken bones, meth in blood

The Ohio man who abandoned his baby alone in the woods outside Bend with a … Read more

Judge gives max sentence to hotel manager who beat public defender with bat

Oscar Canas insults victim he made march through Madras at night in November

MADRAS — A former hotel manager was in Jefferson County Circuit Court Tuesday for sentencing … Read more

Judge denies release for man accused of videotaping relatives

Mark Allen Anderson is accused of livestreaming girl without her knowledge

An Ione man was denied release from jail while awaiting trial for allegedly videotaping his … Read more

School district sued for 2-hour interrogation of middle schooler

Family of boy alleges due process violations, false imprisonment

In February 2018, as schools around the country faced fears of another school shooting in … Read more

Former Madras officer gets 6 years for child sex abuse

John “JJ” Wallace abused young girl; will be sentenced Friday in state court

A former Madras Police officer was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Eugene to … Read more

Redmond driver accused in June hit and run

Guy Michael Inglis, plumbing company owner, allegedly injured other driver, fled scene

A Redmond man suspected of running another driver off the road and into a tree … Read more

Cop accused of misconduct acted ‘heroically,’ lawyer says

Defense attorney says DA included factual errors in media release on the case

The former police officer accused of choosing his lover over his sworn duties to the … Read more

FBI investigating link between homicide, death near Madras

Authorities tight-lipped about details in case of Cody Wallulatum and Gunner Bailey

Federal authorities are investigating a possible connection between a Madras homicide and the death of … Read more

ACLU: DA’s need policies to ensure fairness, accountability

Crook County DA worries proposal would reduce prosecutorial discretion

Proposed legislation backed by the American Civil Liberties Union would require district attorneys in Oregon … Read more

Sheriff seeks help identifying sports bar burglary suspects

Two masked burglars broke in early Monday

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying two people believed to have … Read more

Bend father, son face off for state bar delegate seats

Dave, Andrew Doyle vie for seats on state body

A candidate to represent local attorneys at the state level is facing a surprise challenge … Read more

Bend judge adds jail time for dog-napper

Sabrina McCaskill stole dog from Bend sidewalk

A Deschutes County judge ruled community service was not enough for a Philomath woman who … Read more

Man accused of drugging, raping woman pleads not guilty

A Bend man accused of drugging and raping a new housemate pleaded not guilty Wednesday … Read more

Sheriff’s office: Mother-son jail smuggling scheme nets additional arrests

Phillip and Deborah Anderson allegedly showed inmates how to conceal drugs in packages

An investigation into a mother and son suspected of introducing contraband prescription drugs into the … Read more

Judge rebukes woman accused of manslaughter

Samantha Toews accused of being high on meth when crash killed boyfriend

A Deschutes County judge rebuked a defendant in a pending manslaughter case for failing to … Read more

$4M suit: Restaurant patrons attacked man after girlfriend served them booze and complained about him

New Jersey men convicted in 2017 assault at Hong Kong Restaurant

A man is suing the owners of the Bend’s Hong Kong Restaurant for allegedly over-serving … Read more

Wirkkala murder trial delayed again

Man accused of 2013 murder back for retrial after successful appeal

Luke Anton Wirkkala was back in a Deschutes County courtroom for the first time since … Read more

Bend man killed in rollover crash

A 25-year-old Bend man was killed Thursday night after crashing his SUV into a power … Read more

Prineville man gets 30 days on dog-sex charges

Ricky Cook pleads no contest, must register as sex offender

The Prineville man who had sex with his roommate’s dog was sentenced to 30 days … Read more

Ahern steps down from bench after 22 years as a judge

Crook, Jefferson county judge reflects on long career

After he became a judge, 22 years ago, Daniel J. Ahern would agonize over minor … Read more

Mother arrested for allegedly smuggling suboxone to inmate son

Deborah Anderson allegedly mailed packages to Deschutes County jail

A Bend woman has been charged with smuggling drugs to an inmate of the Deschutes … Read more

Former Sunriver Police officer charged with misconduct

Kasey Hughes accused of leaving his post to aid a woman he was having an affair with

A former Sunriver Police officer is facing criminal charges for allegedly leaving his post while … Read more

Jefferson County inmate allegedly starts fire in her cell because ‘she was cold’

Chanelle Jackson charged with arson after allegedly setting blanket alight with smuggled lighter

Jefferson County jail was shut down for several hours Sunday after a female inmate allegedly … Read more

Bend man crashes into power pole

Bend man arrested after crashing into pole A 32-year-old Bend man was arrested Friday on … Read more

Redmond cop suffers concussion during violent arrest

Sweet Home man helps police restrain man who threatened coffee shop customers

A Redmond Police officer is recovering from numerous blows to the head Thursday during a … Read more

Police seek more victims after sex abuse arrest

Keaneu Riley, 25, suspected in sex crimes, providing meth to minor

Police are searching for additional victims after arresting a 25-year-old Bend man on suspicion of … Read more

Police: Gun-wielding vacationer jailed after alcohol-fueled scuffle at Bend resort

Otis resident reportedly enraged by noise from apartment above

A pistol-wielding Lincoln County man who confronted a fellow vacationer at Seventh Mountain Resort in … Read more

Dog suspected of killing, injuring other dogs

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a black, mixed-breed dog that is suspected … Read more

Judge finds Crook County fire chief acted with anti-union sentiment

Under order, district must email violation notice to employees

The longtime chief of Crook County Fire & Rescue displayed “anti-union animus” in his dealings … Read more

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