KATU’s On Your Side Investigators got a first look at shocking results from a sexual assault survey at the University of Oregon. It’s the first scientific look at the actual number of sex crimes at the school, including rapes.
Portland changed its laws on short-term stays in private homes to make it easier for people using websites such as Airbnb to follow the rules.
Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday.
Washington state's minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to $9.47 an hour starting on New Year's Day.
A Somali American is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for attempting to detonate a weapon of mass destruction four years ago in Portland, Oregon.
A Portland man who accused Portland Police for beating him up during a drunk-driving arrest has won a lawsuit worth over half-a-million dollars against the bureau.
Martin Brouwer was driving through downtown Portland two years ago when he ran over an 11-year-old passenger who had fallen out of an unlatched bus window. He now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and is suing his former employer.
Police in the Dundee, Oregon, area southwest of Portland say a highway was temporarily closed and traffic disrupted after a backhoe apparently severed a 2-inch natural gas service line.
A contract obtained by KATU says Adam Ritz was paid $4,000 to give the football team alcohol and sexual assault awareness training.
Halloween costumes don’t come cheap – unless you resurrect them from the bargain bin.
It’s been nearly four years since police said Daniel Butts shot and killed Rainier police Chief Ralph Painter.
The breach could affect Albertsons stores in California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming; Acme Markets stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa.
A 24-year-old man was arrested on DUII along with several other charges Sunday night while his 5-year-old son was in the car, according to Oregon State Police.
The city of Wood Village issued the boil water order for its residents Monday morning after a pump at a reservoir stopped working, the city said.
Officers in central Oregon say a suspect they tried to collar at a traffic stop drove too fast for pursuing officers, but eventually he was just too fragrant.
Authorities say a woman reported missing on her way to Crater Lake has turned up safe.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared his country's recent bombing campaign in Gaza to the U.S.-led strikes against militants in Iraq and Syria, saying Hamas and the Islamic State group share the same goal of world domination.
Addressing the U.N.
Addressing the U.N.
The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states.
The two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod appeared to be having problems as they descended, police said.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
A boil water notice for Mercer Island has been lifted after tests for E.coli came back negative, water officials announced Monday.
Male sexual enhancements are plentiful, but there are few common medications or procedures designed to enhance female sexuality too.
A dachshund and family was attacked in its Vancouver yard by two large dogs that were on the loose Friday evening.
During a celebration of life for Dr. Steven Fritz, who died in a car crash last week, Alessandra Fritz described her dad as "unapologetically kind & unapologetically himself." Hundreds turned out to honor Fritz at Terry Schrunk Park - many adorned in costumes at the encouragement of Fritz's family - because they said that's what their loved one would have wanted.
Jake is homeless and 19 years old, living with cerebral palsy. After being treated by a local hospital, police tell us he was released and put on a bus. He was found wandering the streets, but now has a good home.
Scientists say the volcano is in a peaceful slumber now, but what's happening inside is getting the mountain ready for its next event.
60,000 people are expected to crowd the Tom McCall Waterfront Park this weekend with the promise that the festival all about supporting marijuana legalization will be smoke-free.
A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country's top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber, with some saying more regulations are needed to prevent the upstarts from disrupting communities and more established industries.
Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.
Mercer Island School District will be closed Monday, and residents of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found E. coli in the city's water.
In a TV ad paid for by advocates of labeling genetically modified foods in Oregon, voters are told 64 countries have such requirements and labels didn't lead to an increase in their food costs.
If you live in Washington State and have Instagram, Facebook or Twitter - you've undoubtedly seen amazing pictures of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival this month. Well, we had to join in the beautiful fun! Check out our gallery from this past Sunday here.
Here's a high tech question: is your butt bending the new extra big iPhone? Or maybe putting it in your front pocket is giving the phone the bends? CNN's Jeanne Moos is bending more than our ear with this report on the latest brouhaha over the iPhone.
Firefighters were forced to dig through their "pet emergency pocket guides" on Friday when they rescued a family of hamsters from a burning mobile home in Lacey.
The Seattle Mariners stayed in the AL playoff race Saturday night, forcing the chase down to the final day when Austin Jackson barely beat a double-play relay in the 11th inning to edge the Los Angeles Angels 2-1.
An emotional ceremony was held Saturday in Oso for the newly reconstructed section of State Highway 530.
Officers arrested a Corvallis man Friday they say is connected with an armed robbery at a pizza place earlier in the week.
Despite having two weeks left to live, Frank Henderson didn't ask for publicity. But in the final days of his life, thousands of people across America and overseas are learning about his indomitable spirit, determined to make moments, as cancer rapidly advances throughout his organs.
A man died during the 36 Pit Fire that ate thousands of forest acreage outside Estacada. He had a heart attack while riding his motorcycle near the junction of Highway 224 and Highway 57.
More than a year after a judge said the man accused of killing Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter is mentally fit to stand trial, a trial still hasn't happened. Chief Painter's family is frustrated, but next week they could learn if a trial is close to happening.
Three minor party candidates for governor got a chance to make their case as they shared the stage with Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson for a debate in Eugene.
A rollover crash on Highway 97 between Redmond and Bend killed a 7-year-old girl, injured four others and as a result the driver was arrested Friday, according to Oregon State Police. The girl who died and those who were injured have been identified.
A woman was seriously hurt Saturday morning just before 7 a.m. when a car she was a passenger in crashed into a telephone pole.
A cigarette is what started a deadly fire that killed one person early Saturday morning in Milwaukie at the Lake Crest Apartments.
Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.