The KATU footage shows a sheriff's patrol boat hitting a kayaker near the St. Johns Bridge.
The hotline, 503-823-BOOM, was set up to give people a number to call to report illegal fireworks without tying up 911 or the city’s non-emergency line.
TriMet has offered an explanation for how a 5-year-old girl who was reported missing wound up riding one of its buses alone for nearly an hour-and-a-half.
The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has revealed new details about a frightening incident at the Walmart store on Northeast 104th Avenue, in which police say a man tried to kidnap a little girl.
Shelter says outdated information on chip led them to believe the person claiming to own Ripley the dog.
Police say an attempted kidnapping suspect was arrested with the help of the man's roommate.
After KATU’s On Your Side Investigators asked about the hike, the property owner and the management company said the letter to the mom and other residents was sent by mistake.
Detroit Lake in east Marion County is open for business despite a dropping water level that's threatening the marinas and summer boat storage. It’s something the Army Corp of Engineers is trying to manage, but it is still releasing water.
The accused officer is Jeromie Palaoro, a seven-year veteran of the police bureau, who’s been working as a patrol officer out of the East Precinct.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators went around town taking more than 30 photos of propane tanks at food carts before showing them to the city's assistant fire marshal to see what he thought.
Last year, experts at Oregon State University predicted the drone industry would generate $400 million statewide by 2017.
Police say the suspect, Eric Caldwell, ran into a Scappoose police officer with an SUV.
Multiple agencies, including Clark County Fire District 6 and Portland Fire & Rescue, showed up to help battle flames Wednesday that started between two homes on Southeast Hillcrest Drive and severely damaged both of them.
A 49-year-old man accused of breaking into a woman's home last month and raping her has been arrested.
Friends say Robert Gutierrez was having money problems before Tuesday's shooting.
Erica Bestpitch was walking her two rescue chihuahua’s around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2 near Northeast 34th and Liberty when she saw two pit bulls.
The principal of Swegle Elementary apologizes to parents for what the district calls a "nastygram."
Dawn North considers herself lucky to have suffered a broken toe, scrapes and bruises.
Officials are working to find out what led to the death of a dog whose body was found at a Portland park Sunday morning.
Portland's Fire Bureau says it will consider changes to its first-time tip line for reporting illegal fireworks.
A Salvation Army captain whose leadership set off demonstrations and a discrimination claim in Minnesota is now in charge of the charity's adult rehabilitation center in Portland.
Some counties and cities in Washington can't enact emergency burn bans even if they want, or need, to do so.
Firefighters doused the charred remains of the stadium all day Tuesday, trying to cool it down so investigators can take a closer look. They still have not figured out how the fire got started.
Vendors contend the city's restrictions are slowly killing the event
The Food and Drug Administration officially said the birth control product Essure carries serious risks.
The study says 40 to 50 percent of the renters around Portland are "cost burdened,” meaning they're spending at least 30 percent of their income on housing.
A Gresham family claims their apartment complex wants them to pay to install a handicap-accessible curb near their home, denying what's called a request for reasonable accommodation. A representative for WPL Associates tells KATU News they are "adamant" that they never denied the family's request.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators obtained documents from the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office accusing Evergreen High School teacher Matthew Morasch of photographing three females; two of them students.
Shawn Kelly was knocked out when Heath Martin's car hit his truck head-on three years ago.
Portland Police say an app led officers to a stolen iPad as well as an alleged identity thief.
A man who crossed the center line along State Route 14 last weekend, crashing head-on into a minivan, did not have a valid driver's license, according to records.
Two national Confederate flags fly over Jefferson Davis Park, a controversial memorial just off Interstate 5 in Ridgefield.
A driver faces manslaughter and DUII charges after he crashed into six cars stopped at a red light off of Interstate 205 Tuesday night.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying two individuals that were potential witnesses to arson.
State records show crashes on the Interstate Bridge involving big rigs are rare.
They say it poses a threat to their children and anyone who swims in the area.
Another mother of a student at Evergreen High School says she’s shocked by the image of her daughter's teacher allegedly using his cell phone camera inappropriately in a classroom.
The Vancouver Police Department is looking into a student's claim of voyeurism by a teacher at Evergreen High School. The investigation started Monday afternoon. No one has been arrested at this time.
Man at driver's home sends condolences to crash victims and their families.
Several of Gov. John Kitzhaber's former political consultants can breathe a sigh of relief. A judge tossed out a lawsuit against them on Friday, which was filed months ago by Oracle in the wake of the Cover Oregon scandal.
A store owner and 28 people on food are accused of trading food stamps for cash.
According to the latest numbers from the federal Centers for Disease Control, between 2004 and 2010, Oregon ranked number eight in the nation for accidental drownings.
A 16-year high in gang violence in Portland has police in Vancouver bracing for a violent summer. Shootings are spilling across the river, and detectives are already working cases with ties to Portland.