A University of Oregon review panel on Tuesday recommended major shake-ups to keep students safer from sex assaults, including tough new rules for the school’s sports teams.
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.
The Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support wants to immediately suspend plans to expand Fraternity and Sorority Life, saying the Greek system and athletics are where multiple studies show a prevalence of sexual violence.
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.
Two days after the On Your Side Investigators revealed an auto body shop foreman took a Canby family's car for a 3 a.m. ride, the shop provided the family a full refund of $2,299.05.
Salem Police officials plan on investigating photos shared on Facebook that show one of the department’s officers who appears to be sleeping in a patrol car.
Dan Gooding says he started living at his home in Gladstone 13 years ago. Soon after he moved into his house, he received an outstanding water bill accrued by the person who lived there before him.
One day after the On Your Side Investigators revealed that an auto body shop foreman took a customer's car on a late-night joyride, the shop's owner said he's changing his policies.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators followed the money coming into a nonprofit group called Vietnam Veterans of America to find out why it gets an F grade from the watchdog group, Charity Watch.
Loretta Macpherson's family says they want answers on how the fatal mistake happened.
A Canby mom turned to the On Your Side Investigators after she said joyriders took her car for a ride when it was supposed to be in the shop for repairs. The woman said didn't find out about the late-night spin until the joyriders were busted by a red light camera.
A mother is outraged after she says a substitute teacher made a racially charged comment to her son in a classroom at Five Oaks Middle School in Beaverton.
This week the Obama administration called for a three-year, $263 million spending package that includes $75 million to subsidize 50,000 body cameras for local officers. What does that mean for Portland Police? Don't expect to see body cameras anytime soon.
Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board's executive director says money is being used for a staff position and for redesigning the agency's online grant application site
A Salem teacher who stripped a sweatshirt off a 15-year-old girl in a classroom struggle has resigned after 23 years with the district.
The state of Oregon on Friday won the first round against Oracle Inc. in their legal dispute over the failed Cover Oregon health insurance website after a judge rejected Oracle's effort to try the case exclusively in federal court.
Police said Joshua Cavett, then 36 years old, killed 27-year-old Jessie Cavett in front of their 2-year-old daughter in October 2013.
Are parking meters putting you at risk? If you pay with plastic, they could be. A newly-released city audit reveals Portland has failed to comply with credit and debit card protections for five years, which the report states, could put your sensitive information at risk.
Portland police say they are investigating reports that students at Grant High School recorded themselves having sex and then shared those videos with other students. Sharing videos of minors having sex is a crime and Portland Police said the teens who shared the videos could face child porn-related charges.
There's a battle being waged in your neighborhood over valuable turf, and who wins or loses can impact your most valuable investments: your home and your family.
It's one of the toughest decisions a family can make: trusting someone enough to care for their loved ones inside their own home. So imagine how a family in Milwaukie felt when they caught their caregiver stealing from their aging mom. To add insult to injury, the caregiver was on a state-approved list from the Department of Human Services.
Police officers are in taxpayer-funded patrol cars working taxpayer-funded jobs. So when I learned they get in hundreds of crashes a year, it only made sense that I would go digging for more information about these incidents.
There's a school bus stop in Portland that's within walking distance of 53 convicted sexual predators, and that's just one of around 300 stops that sit within a mile of some of the worst sex offenders in Portland.
Lake Oswego schools Superintendent Dr. Heather Beck knows better than anyone in Oregon what legalizing recreational marijuana will bring in your kid's classroom. She came here from Colorado where she saw firsthand the problems educators experienced after that state legalized recreational marijuana.
The drills come one month after a Sherwood High School senior penned a hit list targeting 23 students, but the district said the drills were pre-planned.
A man suspected in the sexual assault of a woman at an airport hotel in Portland, as well as several other suspected violent crimes across the country, has been arrested.
A sewage overflow in Portland caused by Wednesday's big storm has some questioning the value of a $1.4 billion Big Pipe project completed in 2011.
The On Your Side Investigators obtained a copy of the test results for lead levels at Llewellyn Elementary in SE Portland, which found "significant" levels of lead in a boys' bathroom. All other areas which were tested fell within federal guidelines.
Erratic test scores at more than a dozen local schools are raising suspicions that something’s amiss.
Members of the ant-bullying group "BullyThis" came to Roberts Annex Literacy Center Monday to support Sara Rue, a sophomore who said she was humiliated by her teacher. Last week, cell phone video caught the teacher grabbing Rue's shirt and ripping it off in front of the class.
Police said the father told them he simply forgot his daughter was in the car in the backseat. Other people who’ve made the same mistake said that can be very easy to do.
Social workers and emergency crews see hoarding as an emerging, complex problem with potentially devastating ramifications - not just for hoarders but for those around them.
Documents obtained by KATU News partner Willamette Week show staffers in Gov. John Kitzhaber’s office rewrote ethical guidelines for first lady Cylvia Hayes.
Judy and Mike McEldery claim Nationstar Mortgage is in violation of a federal judge's ruling
How safe are your children on a hayride at a local pumpkin patch? That question is on a lot of people's minds after two horrible accidents in other parts of the country over the weekend.
In the latest gubernatorial debate, incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber maintained that his fiancée did not use her position as first lady to land contracts for her private consulting company. Kitzhaber also maintained that his office established a "rigorous" review of her professional contracts to avoid any potential conflicts of interest.
Sunshine Fugit is the general manager of the Massage Envy in Sherwood. When the mother of two saw the children in the van, she knew she had to do something quickly.
Washington County will still set up and supervise field trips for juvenile offenders even after a teen was arrested for raping a woman during a supervised group outing to a University of Oregon football game.
Police say Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit tried to take some food from the store without paying. They were each cited for theft in the third degree.
A man who owns a small boot store in Clackamas County is slamming law enforcement, saying they didn't do enough to solve a break-in. It’s one of a series of unsolved burglaries in the area.
Critics say it's about time while the superintendent pledges to make change a top priority for the next three years.
A West Salem High School teacher is accused of hitting an 8-year-old boy with a van and leaving the scene before officers arrived. She faces a felony hit-and-run charge.
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.