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Brothers start lemonade stand to help cover $35,000 church organ repairs

Brothers start lemonade stand to help cover $35,000 church organ repairs »Play Video

While some kids stake out on the street corner to turn lemonade into some summertime cash, these two brothers are working to restore a 108-year-old organ at an Albany church.

The organ at the Whitespires Berean Fellowship church has been out of commission since about 2006. It'll cost nearly $100,000 to repair the historic pipe organ, and the church is about $35,000 short.

That's where 6-year-old Peter and 4-year old Simon come in. They've held a few lemonade stands this year, squeezing out some extra cash for the repairs.

Missing, endangered teen found safe in Salem

Missing, endangered teen found safe in Salem
Anyone who has information about Bethany Desanto is asked to contact Salem Police Detective Sergeant Michael Bennett at (503) 540-2456, or 911 if they know of her current whereabouts.

Salem police say citizens spotted 15-year-old Bethany Desanto in the area of Portland Road N.E. and Hayesville Drive N.E. at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday night. Bethany was taken into protective custody and then returned to the custody of the Department of Human Services.

Shooting victim's mom: 'He was telling me all the things he was going to see'

Shooting victim's mom: 'He was telling me all the things he was going to see' »Play Video
After business brought David Hortman to Oregon, his mother said he decided to extend his stay by a week for a solo road trip. He died early Tuesday, the victim of a drive-by shooting.

What are the odds of her son David Hortman dying from random gunfire on the Oregon Coast, 2,000 miles from home in Michigan?

And what are the odds that his mother could have known something like this would happen?

Eugene Police: Man dies after reports of assault in downtown alley

Eugene Police: Man dies after reports of assault in downtown alley »Play Video

A man died in the hospital Wednesday morning after police received reports that he was assaulted in an alley near downtown Eugene.

Hotel and conference center in Glenwood: 'What it's coming down to is information'

Hotel and conference center in Glenwood: 'What it's coming down to is information'

A hotel and conference center are still in the works for Glenwood, and county staff are working with Springfield city planners to determine how best to support the project. 

6 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Hwy 99 north of Beltline

6 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Hwy 99 north of Beltline
Oregon State Police photo

A motorcycle clipped a pickup truck that had just been hit by a car Tuesday nigh on Highway 99 north of Beltline.

The crashes injured 6 people, 4 of them seriously, Oregon State Police said.

Photos: Breathtaking pics of Earth from International Space Station

Photos: Breathtaking pics of Earth from International Space Station
A pop-up book for space travelers. Clouds reaching so high I couldn’t believe it. (Photo & Caption: Reid Wiseman, NASA)

Shooting survivor: 'I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky'

Shooting survivor: 'I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky' »Play Video
"I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky."

Mark MacPherson kept one of the slugs and one of the shotgun pellets that tore holes through his van early Tuesday morning.

"I was sleeping right underneath it. It had to have gone right over my head," he said. "I had glass all over my face."

MacPherson was in 1 of the 5 vehicles shot at by 34-year-old Zachary Levi Brimhall of Dillard near Bastendorff Beach.

The shooting killed one of the sleeping victims: David Jesse Hortman, 43, of Michigan.

Brimhall later shot and killed himself. His father was found shot to death about 50 miles away.