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DA: Criminal charges likely after woman's body found along road

DA: Criminal charges likely after woman's body found along road
The sheriff would like to hear from anyone who saw Heaven King or her 1991 silver Honda Accord (license plate UYK 382) between noon on Tuesday, July 8, and afternoon Wednesday, July 9. You can contact the LCSO Communications Center at (541) 682-4141.

The discovery of a woman's body along a forest road southeast of town will likely lead to criminal charges, the Lane County District Attorney said Friday.

Police: Diapered driver, 3, makes a dash after crash into house

Police: Diapered driver, 3, makes a dash after crash into house
A witness called 911 to report seeing a boy in a diaper run from the scene

The 911 caller saw the Jeep crash into the house Tuesday night - and saw the driver run from the Jeep wearing only a diaper.

Bark at PK Park: Greenhill celebrates the Dog Days of Summer

Bark at PK Park: Greenhill celebrates the Dog Days of Summer

The Eugene Emeralds took the field Thursday night with some pooches from the Greenhill Humane Society for the "Dog Days of Summer", the 5th annual night devoted to helping find homes for dogs from the Eugene-based shelter.

Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle

Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle »Play Video
Image from video posted on YouTube, shot by a Phantom Vision quadcopter drone in Seattle, Wash. July 22, 2014.
It was a tall order, but police were quick to react late Tuesday after receiving eyewitness reports of a drone flying near Seattle's world-famous Space Needle.

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'
Credit: Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation
How about a slice of selfie toast for breakfast? Followed by company logo branded toast at the office for brunch?

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle
A notorious, derelict boat that sank in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway has been refloated and towed to Seattle to be dismantled. The 167-foot freighter Helena Star went under in January 2013, and has spilled at least 640 gallons of oil and diesel into the waterway. In 1978, the drug-smuggling ship was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard with $75 million worth of pot on board. It made its last voyage July 24, 2014. (KOMO Photos: Air 4)

Lab tests: Charred debris from mill fire contains asbestos

Lab tests: Charred debris from mill fire contains asbestos »Play Video
Bystanders watch smoke rise from a mill fire in Springfield on July 17, 2014. A 1-mile evacuation order was later put in effect around the fire.

Charred debris and ash from the Swanson Mill fire a week ago may contain asbestos, the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency said.

LRAPA said it received a complaint of possible debris from the fire on private property.

The burned materials range from small flakes of ash to larger palm-sized charred debris.

Some of the debris has tested positive for containing asbestos, LRAPA said.

Further testing is being conducted to confirm the results.

DEQ: Fish kill likely a result of mill fire

DEQ: Fish kill likely a result of mill fire »Play Video
Water from a fire hose hits a hot spot at the Swanson Mill on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Ash from a mill fire and fire suppression activities likely contributed to the death of an "abnormal" number of fish in the Springfield Millrace along the Willamette River, the Oregon DEQ said.

Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen

Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen »Play Video
Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen's 1955 Chevy truck "Barney" on display at his 2011 memorial service at Matthew Knight Arena.

Kristie Kilcullen accepted a $3,000 donation Thursday from NW Natural on behalf of the Kilcullen Project.

The non-profit is an effort to support the community, which is something about which Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen extremely passionate, his widow said.
 
The donation comes just days before a pair of memorial rides set for this upcoming weekend.

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak »Play Video
New technology could help people diagnosed with ALS to use their voices long after the disease robs them of the ability to speak for themselves. David Custer has the details.