Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty in a photo on their website (File, April 20, 2013)

Former investigator sues Deschutes DA

A former employee has filed a suit against Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty, alleging she was wrongfully discharged and h…

A police officer walks past a huge poster showing a portrait of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, left, and Kadyrov with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev with a sign "Our strength is in our unity" in the Chechnya's regional capital, Grozny, Monday, April 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev)

Where and what is Chechnya?

The revelation the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing are from Chechnya has many people thinking about the country for the first time i…