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Bark at the ball park: Greenhill celebrates the Dog Days of Summer

Bark at the ball 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.

Missing man found drowned in McKenzie River

Missing man found drowned in McKenzie River
The Lane County Sheriff's Office investigated a man found drowned in the McKenzie River on Friday.

An intoxicated man who disappeared Thursday night was found drowned in the McKenzie River on Friday.

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.

Sub shop robbed at gunpoint

Sub shop robbed at gunpoint »Play Video
The robber was described as a white man in his 30s or 40s with a blond ponytail. He last seen wearing a black baseball hat, black multi-colored top, possibly grey baggy jeans and black tennis shoes.

A man robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Tuesday morning, Eugene Police said.

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.

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday
The 2014 Eugene Marathon course map

The Eugene Marathon will bring thousands of runners and spectators to the streets of Eugene on Sunday.

And whether you are running, watching or even avoiding the race, the 26.2 mile run means road closures and traffic delays.

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.

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)