Warm Springs man get 6 years for double DUI manslaughter

Harold Blackwolf Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in federal court

A Warm Springs man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for running … Read more

Bend men suspected of drug charges, child neglect

Butane honey oil lab found at Bend home

Two Bend men were arrested Monday morning is relation to a butane honey oil operation … Read more

Facebook chat leads to child luring charge for Terrebonne man

Tom Daly reached out to undercover officer posing as 17-year-old girl

Bend Police say a Terrebonne man chose to seduce the wrong Facebook friend. Thomas Lee … Read more

In Bend, mental health worker teams with police

Counselor rides with cops to keep mentally ill people out of jail

The Bend Police Department has a special weapon in its fight against mental illness — … Read more

Fiery training helps Redmond Airport prepare for tragedy

With jet fuel highly flammable, airport firefighters train for a speedy response

Aircraft fires are exceedingly rare, but they are inevitable, according to fire officials. That’s why … Read more

Hummel outlines cuts, will cease prosecuting parole violations if budget not approved

Judge Adler: DA ‘should organize his office more efficiently’

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel on Friday doubled down on a promise to cut … Read more

Deschutes 911 wants visitors to sign up for emergency alerts

Emergency agencies hopes to build on success of text notification system

Building on its success registering residents for an emergency text alert system, the Deschutes County … Read more

Prosecutor cited for neglect after police discover baby asleep in vehicle

Van McIver on paid leave as attorney general investigates May 30 incident

A prosecutor with the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office was cited for child neglect after … Read more

Adults charged after teen fight video goes viral

Woman and boyfriend accused of harassing 13-year-old

A viral Facebook video showing a mother goading her daughter to fight another girl at … Read more

Governor picks McLane to fill Crook/Jefferson judgeship

Oregon Rep. Mike McLane, (R-Powell Butte), has been selected by the governor to fill a … Read more

Deschutes County judge Adler announces retirement

Long-serving judge has presided over major cases in Deschutes County

A. Michael Adler, Deschutes County’s longest-serving circuit court judge, will retire at the end of … Read more

Madras law office heavily damaged in suspected arson

Server and client files were saved, but business operating at temporary location

Police suspect arson in a fire that caused heavy damage to a Madras law firm … Read more

Man in court for stealing thousands from father

Elder abuse alleged in case of former Gilliam County sheriff’s deputy

A former sheriff’s deputy from Wheeler and Gilliam counties accused of stealing thousands from his … Read more

Bend man playing ‘chicken’ nearly hits deputy, leading to early morning chase

Stolen handgun, body armor found in felon’s car

A Bend man reportedly playing “chicken” with other motorists nearly hit a Deschutes County deputy’s … Read more

Woman jailed after gun fired during domestic dispute

A Bend woman was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly firing a handgun during a domestic … Read more

Gun-wielding landscaper, brother arrested after fight with former employee

Terrebonne man drove to victim’s campsite to settle dispute, say police

The owner of a local landscaping business and his brother were arrested Thursday night following … Read more

Dashcam footage released from May 9 sheriff-led pursuit

Chase ended with injuries to Bend officer and police dog

Dashcam footage from a May 9 high-speed pursuit was released Friday, and it shows Deschutes … Read more

Sisters man arraigned on child porn charges

George Staab’s court appearance prompts furious courtroom outbursts

A Sisters man made his first court appearance in a child pornography case Wednesday during … Read more

Transient arrested in early morning shooting at Bend bar

No one injured when man, 52, allegedly shot gun while leaving Mountain’s Edge bar

A homeless man was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after firing a handgun while … Read more

Bend physical therapist, former pro athlete arrested on suspicion of soliciting prostitution

Andrew Fecteau arrested along with two women from Stockton

A prominent member of the local athletic community was arrested over the weekend on suspicion … Read more

Bend man arrested in child porn, attempted rape

Donal Stevenson was surveilled at job at Taco Bell

A Bend man with a long criminal record was arrested after allegedly chatting with an … Read more

Bend woman denied bail as grisly details emerge in Hawaii murder

Hailey Dandurand, boyfriend accused in beating death of housekeeper

A woman who grew up in Bend and is charged with a grisly killing in … Read more

Crook County woman accepts responsibility for killing boyfriend

Tina Marie Hill claims she feared assault from abusive partner, gets 6 years in prison

A Crook County woman was sentenced to 6 years and two months in prison for … Read more

Court files detail man’s rough arrest

Jacob Gregan spat blood on deputy who struck him in forehead with rifle butt

The subject of a police investigation allegedly spat blood on a sheriff’s deputy following his … Read more

Sheriff led vehicle pursuit that injured officer and police dog

Office didn’t publicize Shane Nelson’s role in high-speed chase

Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson initiated a high-speed vehicle pursuit north of Bend on Thursday … Read more

Sheriff’s office fights costly lawsuit from former deputy

Deputy was fired after challenging Deschutes County sheriff in election

Three years after a bitter and costly race for Deschutes County sheriff, Shane Nelson and … Read more

Prosecutor outlines slavery, kidnapping case against Plantae co-founder

Andrew Anderson accused of abusing two women in polyamorous relationship

A successful Bend-area cannabis grower was in Deschutes County Circuit Court on Thursday to face … Read more

Warrant issued for former deputy accused of stealing from elderly father

Russ Mathiasen failed to appear at arraignment

A former Oregon sheriff’s deputy accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his elderly father … Read more

Woman’s meth arrest involved auto tracking device

Krista Jeanne Vela suspected of being one of the region’s major drug suppliers

A woman suspected of being a major supplier of methamphetamine and heroin in Central Oregon … Read more

Former juvenile justice officer gets prison for botched Bend robbery

Christopher James Grant’s lawyer: He was at ‘lowest point in his life’

A man who impersonated a police officer while trying to rob a Bend auto dealership … Read more

Man detained in Terrebonne after shots fired

Deputies responded to report of reckless driving

A man reported for reckless driving was taken into custody Friday evening following an encounter … Read more

Police catch man suspected of crashing into cop car

Officer uninjured; suspect Jerrod Floyd found hiding in backyard

A Bend man suspected of stealing a vehicle crashed into a police car while attempting … Read more

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