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.
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 former Vernonia police officer was arrested on felony child sex abuse charges after he sent a sexually explicit message to a 13-year-old girl, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said.
A pastor from Gresham accused of sexually abusing children faced a judge for the first time in the case as the prosecutor revealed disturbing new details about the charges on Wednesday.
The investigation into James Worley, an evangelical pastor and former Tillamook police officer who's now accused of child sex crimes, extends to several other counties across the state, according to Oregon State Police.
James Worley has been a senior pastor at Powell Valley Church since 2012. He was also a police officer with the Tillamook Police Department for just over a year.
After the deadly school shooting last year at Reynolds High, the On Your Side Investigators set out to uncover the truth about the safety of local schools.
Jamie Foster faces felony drug and theft charges.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators looked into a shocking video posted online that appears to show protesters singing “deck the halls with rows of dead cops” in Southeast Portland.
Thinking about chopping down trees in your yard? You may want to put down those trimmers. In Portland, new rules are kicking in Friday and, if you don't follow them, you could be on the hook for hefty fines.
From the collapse of Oregon's largest technology project to an Oregon governor's race mired in scandal, 2014 was a busy year for KATU's On Your Side Investigators. And several of our investigations got results! Investigator Chelsea Kopta gave us a look at some of the most eye-opening revelations.
Jessica Smith appeared in court again on Tuesday. She’s accused of killing her two-year-old daughter, Isabella, and trying to kill her 13-year-old daughter, Alana, in a Cannon Beach hotel room on July 31.
The suspect, Robert Dietz, 59, had his first appearance before a judge in the case on Monday at the Washington County Courthouse.
The donations you think are going to people in need may just be lining the pockets of thieves. The On Your Side Investigators went undercover at local charities and caught two men stealing donations from Goodwill. And that's not the only charity thieves are targeting.
According to the Vancouver Police Department, Darrel James Dwight works as a substitute teacher in Vancouver-area school districts and has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America for several years.