SISTERS, Ore. – A 37-year-old woman is behind bars after police say she kidnapped her three minor children and took them across state lines. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Leah Marie Sharp, a known transient, was found Sunday ...

SALEM, Ore. – Governor Tina Kotek declared a drought in Grant and Deschutes counties through an executive order. The order directed state agencies to prioritize assistance to the regions. The governor’s office said the decision came as both counties are ...

Author: KGW Staff BEND, Ore. (KGW) – A Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team has recovered the body of a skier who died after he was caught up in an avalanche at Black Crater mountain peak Thursday. The body of Aaron ...

Author: Blair Best (KGW) BEND, Ore. (KGW) — A young woman sat alone in the lobby of the Deschutes County Jail. Her husband, who struggles with addiction, was arrested that afternoon while visiting their 3-year-old son. Children’s wooden toys and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The alleged leader of a catalytic converter theft ring was arrested by Medford police. Investigators said during a multi-year investigation, police identified 25-year-old Cedrus Jahson King as the leader of an organized crime ring associated with the ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police in Central Oregon are asking for help with a missing person case that’s tied to Southern Oregon. On December 12, 34-year-old Nadeya Vergara Aguilar left her home in Bend to walk to a nearby convenience ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Human Services is asking for help finding a missing teen who may be in danger. 15-year-old Chloe Brinegar is a child in foster care who went missing from Cottage Grove on August 9. ...

Author: KGW Staff BEND, Ore. (KGW) — Donald Surrett Jr., 66, was one of the two victims who died Sunday evening in the shooting at a Safeway in Bend. Bend police say he attempted to disarm the shooter and likely ...

Author: KGW Staff, David Molko BEND, Ore. (KGW) — A large crowd gathered at a park in Bend on Monday night for a vigil to remember the victims of Sunday’s deadly shooting at Safeway. Three people died, including the alleged ...

Author: KGW Staff, Anthony Macuk (KGW) BEND, Ore. (KGW) — The Sunday evening shooting at a Safeway in Bend ended just four minutes after police were called, and one of the two deceased victims was an employee who attempted to ...

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