Months of research by the On Your Side Investigators found that Oregon’s dams, which are owned by a messy web of federal, state and private concerns, often lack resources for inspection and maintenance and that some of the state’s most dangerous dams lack an emergency plan in case of catastrophic failure.
A Gresham mom reached out to KATU for help after a bout of bad luck. She found mold in her apartment, so she moved her belongings into a Gresham storage unit only to discover it was infested with mice.
A business co-owner called 911 about a potentially deadly situation at a restaurant, and told the dispatcher not to send police. It happened at the Red & Black Cafe on Southeast 12th Avenue Thursday afternoon.
A recently-retired Cover Oregon manager opened up to On Your Side Investigator Chelsea Kopta about the grueling and often frustrating details of the Cover Oregon collapse. He's one of the few Cover Oregon insiders willing to speak publicly about the problem-plagued inner-workings of the state's health insurance exchange.
Clackamas County commissioners passed a law last year that was supposed to help stop people from bringing alcohol into parks, but it turned out to be unenforceable.
A group of Evergreen Public Schools’ children say their bus driver forced them to ride home from school Wednesday afternoon with the bus windows closed, which was a day that saw record high temperatures in the 90s across the metro area.
TriMet issued a response on Wednesday to the On Your Side Investigators’ report on Tuesday that detailed a longtime mechanic’s complaints. Some of the responses were valid, while others raised further questions.
Meanwhile, KATU’s effort to find out if TriMet’s surveillance cameras actually work is now drawing attention in Washington, D.C.
Portland's Mary Peveto became a clean-air crusader after she discovered in 2009 that Chapman Elementary School in N.W. Portland – her daughter’s school at the time – ranked in the bottom two percent of U.S. schools for air quality. Portland's air was much worse than she thought - and that it varies wildly from neighorhood to neighborhood.
Local man plans to file a civil rights lawsuit Tuesday morning. The On Your Side Investigators exposed the problem when the cameras snap pictures.
The rotting Portland & Western Rail bridge near Highway 30 carries trains transporting millions of barrels of crude oil over the creek below more than 20 years after an ODOT report recommended it be replaced.
The Oregon Department of Transportation says a joint on a freeway ramp may be a factor in several accidents on the ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to Highway 217.
A former safety manager at the zoo said turning video of a woman over to police after others had seen her slapping and pushing a 3-year-old girl without notifying his bosses led in part to his firing.
TriMet is refusing to release maintenance and inspection records on the 4,400 security cameras installed throughout its system. That hasn’t stopped KATU On Your Side investigators, however, from uncovering some alarming information about problems within the transit agency.
Metro, the agency in charge of the Oregon Zoo, said this week’s sudden dismissals of Oregon Zoo director Kim Smith and lead veterinarian Mitch Finnegan are tied to the death of zoo’s Sumatran orangutan, Kutai.