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 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.
A 2-year-old boy is recovering at the hospital after two of his fingers were severed by an escalator at the Washington Square Mall, according to a new accident report uncovered by the On Your Side Investigators.
Another fair worker has been arrested, this one a registered sex offender set to work at the Pacific County Fair in Washington.
The 21-year-old mother who was pregnant with her second child was shot twice in the head while sleeping in her apartment Sunday, according to the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's office Tuesday. A close family friend also provided touching new details about Herring's life to the On Your Side Investigators.
The Ferguson Police Department used surplus military weapons from the Department of Defense when it clashed with protesters over the death of an unarmed teenager. The On your Side Investigators started digging and tracked hundreds of surplus military weapons to Oregon and Washington too.
Oregon will soon join a handful of states whose Medicaid programs will cover transgender reassignment surgery. Advocates are calling it a historic decision but some argue Medicaid isn't even covering the basics - like vision care - for other Oregonians.
The woman said the attack happened in the Kaiser parking lot. She said she was raped while walking her dog. She said she made it a point to walk there because it is well lit and is patrolled by security.
Washington State Rep. Liz Pike, of Camas, promised KATU last month that she'd file legislation requiring background checks for fair workers.
Portland police refuse to confirm if there is a connection between two strikingly similar attacks against women in North Portland over the last week, stating that the investigation is ongoing.
Jessica Smith was arrested Sunday, Aug. 3 after a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter spotted her on a logging road near Cannon Beach.
A University Park woman woman contacted the On Your Side Investigators about notes she found on her front stairs threatening to throw apples on the rooftops of Senator Jeff Merkley supporters. KATU found, this isn't the first time this neighborhood was hit with bizarre notes.
Crystal Cain believes her medical marijuana use isn't a danger to her baby born 8 weeks premature
The ramp connecting Interstate 5 to Highway 217 in Lake Oswego, known as the "flyover" ramp, has become notorious for spinout crashes that snarl traffic. This week, Oregon's Department of Transportation made good on its promise to upgrade the ramp but Friday, ODOT admitted it was not enough to fix the ongoing problems.
Some of the ink was sold online in home, self-tattooing kits
Nick Garner says it's possible the fraud is a coincidence, but finds that hard to believe
Families and friends are mourning the death of two teenage girls who died this weekend when the car they were in went over an embankment and into the Molalla River. The On Your Side Investigators also learned that the place where the girls crashed was the site of another bad accident just months earlier.
Greg Smith said in a declaration filed in Clark County Superior Court that Jessica Smith had sent him a barrage of texts in early July, and that their 13-year-old daughter Alana had sent left him a “troublesome” voicemail that he believed was instigated by Jessica.