A heavy rain system is expected to pour on the Cascade Range through the weekend, setting up the potential for flooding and landslides.
A level 1 flood evacuation notice was issued for some people living along the Clackamas River in Estacada, fire officials said.
A landslide closed Highway 101 just north of Heceta Head Saturday after the slide “compromised” a retaining barrier, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.
Two mothers are upset with how the Evergreen Public School District is handling a school bus bullying incident that was caught on video.
Each year more than 80 volunteer decorators cover every room, hallway, and staircase of the Portland Mansion with their artistic interpretation of the year's Christmas theme.
Portland Police are asking for help to find a wanted 36-year-old felon who has a warrant out for a parole violation, accorinding to police.
The Washington state-based grocery chain Haggen Inc. plans to buy 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.
Emergency responders are warning homeowners in areas prone to flooding to be prepared for the heavy rains this weekend, as rising water could cover their property.
Last night a fight resulted in a stabbing on a TriMet MAX platform in Gresham, according to police.
With the heavy rain hitting the Pacific Northwest, law enforcement wants drivers to keep an eye out for high water on roadways.
A pickup truck crashed into a small car Saturday morning while trying to make a turn in East Portland.
Billy Masloskie admits he used to rob, steal and sell drugs. Now he’s a hero to the people he helps and for the sacrifices he makes.
A Detective is working to return nearly 100 stolen packages the Washington County Sheriff's Office recovered in a bike theft sting. His story is being featured on 20/20 Friday night.
Witnesses believe the woman behind the wheel mistook 'drive' for 'reverse' when she slammed into the wall on the fourth story of the building.
The two men who blew up a gas station bathroom while making hash oil have been charged with a federal offence for the late November incident, Tigard Police said.
A chaotic morning unfolded Friday in Tacoma as officers went to arrest a man described as a dangerous career criminal, with a fire breaking out at one location where he was sought and an armed standoff at another location before he was finally arrested.
A Camas High School employee faces child molestation and sexual misconduct charges after police say he inappropriately touched 17 female students in the past month.
Two young pedestrians were hit by a pickup early Friday morning as they crossed the road after watching a movie at Salem Center, police officials said.
Valley Emergency Communications Center dispatchers are problem solvers, and Thursday they proved it in a non-emergency situation when they pooled their cash to buy one of their regular callers an iPod.
State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to several deaths nationwide.
KATU's meteorologists issued a Breaking Weather Alert as a wet weather flow could cause flooding and landslides across the Pacific Northwest, creating road hazards on the holiday weekend.
President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.
Police released a sketch of the suspect based on a witness description of the man who shot and robbed Michael Olson back in September. Now police are asking the public for help to solve the homicide.
It started as a sordid love triangle. Then there was internet trash talk about the 'other woman'. Now it's developed into an international court battle with human rights implications.
A cheer coach at a gym in Salem was arrested by Salem police after sexting a 14-year-old girl who went to the gym.
Two or three men tried to steal an ATM from a Walgreens in downtown Vancouver early Friday morning after crashing a stolen truck through the front door, police officials said.
An Issaquah middle school closed for a third day on Friday as an investigation into a threatening letter found at the school made little headway, school officials said.
Thank goodness for the Seahawks! Not only are they a great team and super entertaining tomorrow - the wealth of Seahawks-themed EVERYTHING in this city makes gifting very, very easy. Take a look at some of our favorite Hawks gift items.
Police arrested 50 people this week in a gang sweep across the Tri-Cities, prompted by a wave of recent shootings.
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into neighboring states.
Jami Thomas said her husband woke up to the doorbell around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. "He saw someone out there, just kind of hunched over," she recalled. "He said it was a kid, soaking wet."
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Are you busy giving gifts to others this holiday season? The Problem Solvers urge you to give 10 gifts to your career.
TROUTDALE, Ore. -- A grieving mother has put her own pain aside to create a safe place for teens to get involved in the community. It is part of a promise Jennifer Hoffman made to her son, Emilio, after a classmate shot and killed him at Reynolds High School six months ago.
Dance team members were asked for sexual favors as part of the hazing at a local high school.
Thanks to photographs posted on social media, people from across the country contacted Lane County Animal Services about the welfare of six horses in a pasture off Elk Road. Four of the animals are now recovering; two others have new homes.
A state trooper struck two pedestrians with his patrol car early Friday, but neither of the pedestrians were seriously hurt, the Washington State Patrol reports.
Seattle police are searching for three Christmas crooks accused of stealing toys from a Walgreens and assaulting a worker when he tried to stop them.
The season of giving is also the season of taking. 65 percent of holiday shopping by Americans this year will be at the store, usually the mall, and criminals know it.
An 81-year-old was found dead in a fire that destroyed a duplex early Wednesday morning, and police have charged the man’s son and with his death.
So what do you think? A SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KATU TV looked at what people living in the Portland area thought about the decision.
Tony Peniche did some research and realized whiskey gets its flavor from time -how long it's aged -and oak - or the quality of barrels it's aged in. That's why he started the aptly-named Time and Oak, which lets people season bottles of whisky their own way.
As the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has celebrated its 75th anniversary this year, a number of wild tales of wildlife management have surfaced, and none are better than Geronimo’s.
Police are looking for two men who broke into a house near the Fairgrounds in Vancouver on Wednesday morning.
A watchdog group is challenging the environmentally friendly "green lumber" certification for Seattle-based Plum Creek Timberlands, one of the nation's biggest landowners and timber producers.