A three-month examination by the On Your Side Investigators found that the timing of the University of Oregon’s internal investigation of alleged sexual assaults by three basketball players was consistently beneficial to the team’s APR.
Jennifer Sagapolutele says Samoan officials approved the adoption, but so far U.S. officials won't allow the child the family calls 'Baby Mikey' to come to Oregon.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators got a first look at shocking results from a sexual assault survey at the University of Oregon. It’s the first scientific look at the actual number of sex crimes at the school, including rapes.
Martin Brouwer was driving through downtown Portland two years ago when he ran over an 11-year-old passenger who had fallen out of an unlatched bus window. He now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and is suing his former employer.
A contract obtained by KATU says Adam Ritz was paid $4,000 to give the football team alcohol and sexual assault awareness training.
A former kids’ football and wrestling coach is now behind bars on a $1 million bail. He’s accused of sexually abusing at least 10 children in Clackamas County and Southwest Washington.
A rash of crossover accidents in recent years has led the state transportation agency to plan for freeway median cable barriers
Victims blasted a former ER nurse as he's sentenced for sexually abusing ten women at Legacy Emanuel hospital: "I have tried to kill myself because of what this man has done to me."
Commission vice chair says he's "heavily concerned" but admits he doesn't know what steps have been taken to prevent similar incidents.
A young offender accused of raping a woman during a supervised field trip to a University of Oregon football game pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in Eugene. Also Tuesday, the On Your Side Investigators tracked down one Washington County commissioner for answers about the incident.
The On Your Side Investigators dug up new details about what was really going on behind the scenes during the investigation into an alleged sex assault involving three University of Oregon basketball players.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators went to the Washington County Juvenile Department's headquarters in Hillsboro for answers about a rape case.
Fewer than two weeks after the On Your Side Investigators exposed a Pop Warner football league volunteer who had a criminal conviction against a teen, the league has created a committee to audit the background checks of all 700 members.
There have been three cases of E. coli in Oregon. One of them killed a 4-year-old girl and sent two other little kids to the hospital. Are they connected? The aunt of Serena Profitt, the 4-year-old who died, told KATU she believes watermelon purchased from a Walmart in Lebanon might be the source.
University of Oregon psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd, who consults the White House on sexual violence, has been studying the topic for more than 20 years. She also knows college sports, serving on UO’s intercollegiate athletics committee.
Should teen offenders be let out on field trips? The Washington County teen accused of raping a woman outside Autzen Stadium last weekend was participating in a program that stresses alternatives to putting juvenile offenders under lock and key. But the On Your Side Investigators uncovered reports that show such alternatives have been called into question. Meanwhile, Multnomah County defends its juvenile services programs.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators confronted the acting chairman of the University of Oregon President’s Review Panel examining sexual misconduct.
The University of Oregon says it will fullfil a KATU public records request - but only if KATU pays $779. KATU asked for electronic communications related to the school's investigation of three basketball players accused of rape last March.
One day after KATU learned a Sherwood High School student created a hit list containing the names of 23 students, parents are calling the district for more information to keep their kids are safe.
The scuffle between Cheyney Ryan and the University of Oregon began with the On Your Side Investigators’ story on Monday, which examined the UO's actions in the wake of rape allegations against three members of the school’s men’s basketball team.
After a mom contacted the On Your Side Investigators about a youth football volunteer with a criminal history against a teen, we started asking questions. Lionel Salgado pleaded guilty last year to harassment stemming from allegations he groped a 14-year-old girl at a Starbucks.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators confronted the interim president of the University of Oregon on Wednesday.
The University of Oregon is making a private attempt to assure its donor base that the handling of last spring’s sex assault investigation involving three basketball players was not timed to avoid NCAA sanctions related to the program’s Academic Progress Rate.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators have turned over to the NCAA their findings that suggest the University of Oregon's basketball program benefited from delays in a sex assault case involving three players.
Former emergency room nurse Jeffrey McAllister pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually abusing at least 10 women, mostly patients, while working as a nurse at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s emergency department.
A Sellwood mother contacted Portland Public Schools with concerns that Llewellyn Elementary in Southeast Portland was exposing children to lead with what she described as flaking lead paint chips. On Monday, the district spokeswoman told KATU the district is now hiring an independent contractor to test for lead at Llewellyn.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators spoke with Professor Cheyney Ryan as part of a major investigation into the sexual assault case involving three UO basketball players. “The general feeling is that they're legally very vulnerable right now," he said.
The father of former Forest Grove High School assistant basketball coach Robert Schuppert Jr. spoke with the On Your Side Investigators about allegations that Schuppert had an "inappropriate relationship" with a female student.
KATU previously uncovered the controversial use of seclusion rooms at schools in the region. Now we've revealed the often shocking methods school districts use to restrain kids including the use of handcuffs, plastic ties, and bondage equipment fit for a mental hospital.
Forest Grove Capt. Mike Herb said Robert Schuppert Jr. was arrested after a four-month investigation into the allegation that he had an improper relationship with a student at Forest Grove High School.
The attorney for Zach Walen says all three organizations didn’t follow their own standards for handling concussions.
On Your Side Investigator Anna Canzano has been tracking his story for seven years. Crumbley’s path toward college was anything but traditional.
Prompted by concerns about concussions, many youth football leagues are adopting a new technique for tacking that aims to protect kids from head injuries. Many leagues are also seeing a decline in enrollment.
A teenager is in the hospital facing a drunken driving charge after a high-speed, single-vehicle crash on a steep hill near Molalla. A total of six teens were involved.
A viewer called KATU with concerns that her neighbor was breaking Oregon's dog tethering law, which forbids dogs from being tethered for more than a few hours at a time. The On Your Side Investigators pressed for answers from St. Helen's police and the dog's owner.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators have discovered Portland Public Schools spends a half-million dollars on spin doctors - staff members in communications and lobbying positions. Meanwhile, schools have struggled with overcrowded classrooms.
Lorenzo Solis needs to move and says he can't find a place that will accept he, his pregnant fiancee and his companion dog despite a doctor's order
A mother got some help from the On Your Side Investigators on Wednesday. She said her son was beaten outside a Vancouver night club last month and prosecutors didn't file charges against the man who was arrested.
Oregon and Washington’s anti-bullying laws don’t cover what’s becoming known as the “bullying loophole.”
A mother in Forest Grove said she made a shocking discovery when she browsed through her daughter's school iPad - issued from Neil Armstrong Middle School - and found erotic literature. It's the same school the On Your Side Investigators revealed was linked to cyberbullying issues after students breached the iPad security system.
Neil Armstrong Middle School launched a pilot program last year to make learning digital. The devices were supposed to be safe from student tampering, but the On Your Side Investigators found flaws in the security that may have backfired into rampant cyber-bullying.
Carrie Higgins is a mother on a mission: Two months after her 17-year-old Maddi died in a car crash near West Linn, she told the On Your Side Investigators that she is vowing to protect other drivers from a road she believes is riddled with dangers.
The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court, alleges fraud, false claims and breach of contract, and evokes the Oregon Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act.