KATU's On Your Side Investigators dug up some crime statistics from over the last year about the areas in and around some popular local parks. The information is not particularly abnormal but something you may want to be aware of as you and your family head out to play.
A man and woman were arrested Friday morning in connection with the death of a baby girl in April, Portland police said.
Is your veterinarian well vetted? On Your Side Investigator Chelsea Kopta reveals the results of a troubling new state audit that states veterinarians are not background checked by the state licensing board. When she started digging even deeper, she found out some of those vets have criminal histories, including one whose license was revoked for abusing animals.
Emergency responders are calling this year’s number of drowning deaths abnormal and alarming, but Oregon has a higher overall death rate from drowning than Washington. KATU News found Oregon's prevention plan appears less specific.
Cover Oregon hired a new executive director who will make $215,000 yearly salary with the potential for $32,250 incentive pay.
Brandon Austin was a bench player for the men's basketball team. Earlier this year, a woman accused Austin and two teammates of raping her during a party. None of the men were charged.
The man accused of shooting a Vancouver Police officer also carjacked an elderly couple, punched a woman in the face and caused several vehicle crashes, according to newly-released court documents the On Your Side Investigators obtained Tuesday.
Portland Public Schools board discussed a measure Tuesday night that could change how a new standardized test aligned with the controversial Common Core state standards is used. Some members of the board say more time is needed before it can be used to measure teachers and schools.
Several law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Washington admit they don't have any special plans to increase patrols as recreational marijuana businesses prepare to open in Vancouver, WA in the coming days.
Police arrested a registered sex offender they say sexually assaulted his own 82-year-old grandmother and 49-year-old uncle earlier this week.
A teenage swim instructor who was fired last week from a popular Beaverton athletic club has been charged as an adult with allegations that he sexually abused two young girls at the club.
A Portland Public Schools spokeswoman says the drop off happened because the district decided to only use the weapons reporting classification when a student threatens someone with a weapon or uses it in an altercation. That’s not what the state wants them to do. Parents KATU spoke with don’t like it either.
The KATU On Your Side Investigators discover that sailing Oregon’s rivers, lakes and shores is more dangerous than we thought, and it’s no accident why.
James Sapp was arrested and accused of illegally possessing ammunition as a felon two years ago. KATU’s On Your Side Investigators discovered that case was thrown out.
A Vancouver police officer who'd been shot seven times still managed to give fellow officers a brief description of the shooting and of the accused shooter as he was rushed to the hospital. Officer Dustin Goudschaal, 32, was identified as the motorcycle officer shot Monday after he made a traffic stop.