KATU.com - Local & Regional http://www.katu.com/news/local en-us KATU.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:19:11 -0700 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:19:11 -0700 10 No background checks mean felons at the fair http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/No-standards-in-background-checks-means-felons-at-the-fair-268383652.html By Joe Douglass, On Your Side Investigator http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/No-standards-in-background-checks-means-felons-at-the-fair-268383652.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:34:28 -0700 2014-07-23T20:34:28-07:00 2014-07-23T20:36:55-07:00 Evangelical group works to convert children in Portland http://www.katu.com/news/local/Evangelical-group-works-to-convert-children-in-Portland-268380052.html By The Associated Press http://www.katu.com/news/local/Evangelical-group-works-to-convert-children-in-Portland-268380052.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:42:12 -0700 2014-07-23T19:42:12-07:00 2014-07-23T22:31:50-07:00 Portland's new marijuana task force gets ready for more legal pot http://www.katu.com/news/local/Portlands-new-marijuana-task-force-gets-ready-for-more-legal-pot-268379752.html By Erica Nochlin, KATU News http://www.katu.com/news/local/Portlands-new-marijuana-task-force-gets-ready-for-more-legal-pot-268379752.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:04:24 -0700 2014-07-23T21:04:24-07:00 Teen says he's still scared, has nightmares after kidnapping, torture http://www.katu.com/news/local/Teen-says-hes-still-scared-has-nightmares-after-kidnapping-torture-268375012.html By Hillary Lake, KATU News http://www.katu.com/news/local/Teen-says-hes-still-scared-has-nightmares-after-kidnapping-torture-268375012.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:43:20 -0700 2014-07-23T18:43:20-07:00 2014-07-23T21:40:55-07:00 Firefighters chase new Oregon fires sparked by lightning http://www.katu.com/news/local/Firefighters-chase-new-Oregon-fires-sparked-by-lightning-268364922.html By The Associated Press http://www.katu.com/news/local/Firefighters-chase-new-Oregon-fires-sparked-by-lightning-268364922.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:32:07 -0700 2014-07-23T17:32:07-07:00 2 children receive minor injuries after preschool bus and car crash http://www.katu.com/news/local/Preschool-bus-crashes-with-car-in-Vancouver-268363022.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Preschool-bus-crashes-with-car-in-Vancouver-268363022.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:35:54 -0700 2014-07-23T16:35:54-07:00 2014-07-23T18:03:44-07:00 Boehner lauds doc who saved Wash. lawmaker's baby http://www.katu.com/politics/Boehner-lauds-doc-who-saved-Wash-lawmakers-baby-268335582.html By Associated Press http://www.katu.com/politics/Boehner-lauds-doc-who-saved-Wash-lawmakers-baby-268335582.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:48:41 -0700 2014-07-23T15:48:41-07:00 GMO labeling requirement initiative qualifies for Oregon ballot http://www.katu.com/politics/GMO-labeling-initiative-qualifies-for-oregon-ballot-268356272.html By The Associated Press http://www.katu.com/politics/GMO-labeling-initiative-qualifies-for-oregon-ballot-268356272.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:43:13 -0700 2014-07-23T15:43:13-07:00 2014-07-23T15:55:20-07:00 ODOT plans new safety measures on I-5/Highway 217 overpass http://www.katu.com/news/local/ODOT-plans-new-safety-measures-on-I-5Highway-217-overpass-268352582.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/ODOT-plans-new-safety-measures-on-I-5Highway-217-overpass-268352582.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:18:53 -0700 2014-07-23T15:18:53-07:00 Power restored after substation fire near Seattle Center http://www.katu.com/news/local/Fire-at-Seattle-City-Light-substation-near-Seattle-Center-268308642.html By KOMO Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Fire-at-Seattle-City-Light-substation-near-Seattle-Center-268308642.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:50:40 -0700 2014-07-23T12:50:40-07:00 1 person dead after apartment fire in Albany http://www.katu.com/news/local/1-person-dead-after-apartment-fire-in-Albany-268328232.html By News Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/1-person-dead-after-apartment-fire-in-Albany-268328232.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:50:00 -0700 2014-07-23T12:50:00-07:00 Why aren't carnivals and fairs required to run worker background checks? http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/Why-arent-carnivals-and-fairs-required-to-run-worker-background-check-268325162.html By Joe Douglass, On Your Side Investigators http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/Why-arent-carnivals-and-fairs-required-to-run-worker-background-check-268325162.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:05:50 -0700 2014-07-23T12:05:50-07:00 2014-07-23T12:48:41-07:00 Murder suspect caught wearing loin cloth, tree-branch crown http://www.katu.com/news/local/Fugitive-wanted-for-murder-captured-268311912.html By News Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Fugitive-wanted-for-murder-captured-268311912.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:02:18 -0700 2014-07-23T11:02:18-07:00 2014-07-23T11:22:04-07:00 Police find missing girl and mom in Kelso http://www.katu.com/news/local/Sheriffs-office-searching-for-missing-mom-daughter-after-assault-268310642.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Sheriffs-office-searching-for-missing-mom-daughter-after-assault-268310642.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:43:02 -0700 2014-07-23T10:43:02-07:00 2014-07-23T14:32:02-07:00 Man faces murder, arson charges in aftermath of house fire http://www.katu.com/news/local/Man-faces-murder-arson-charges-in-wake-of-house-fire-268306692.html By News Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Man-faces-murder-arson-charges-in-wake-of-house-fire-268306692.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:12:11 -0700 2014-07-23T10:12:11-07:00 2014-07-23T13:05:33-07:00 Obama signs emergency declaration for Wash. wildfires http://www.katu.com/news/local/President-Obama-signs-emergency-declaration-for-Wash-wildfires-268278852.html By KOMO Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/President-Obama-signs-emergency-declaration-for-Wash-wildfires-268278852.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:33:32 -0700 2014-07-23T07:33:32-07:00 UO police investigate 'confessions' Facebook page http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/Eugene-police-investigate-UO-confessions-Facebook-page-268293802.html By Joe Douglass, KATU On Your Side Investigator http://www.katu.com/news/investigators/Eugene-police-investigate-UO-confessions-Facebook-page-268293802.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:00:54 -0700 2014-07-23T09:00:54-07:00 2014-07-23T10:25:39-07:00 Hillsboro park closes after cougar sightings http://www.katu.com/news/local/Cougar-sighting-prompts-park-closure-in-Hillsboro-268289392.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Cougar-sighting-prompts-park-closure-in-Hillsboro-268289392.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:33:14 -0700 2014-07-23T08:33:14-07:00 2014-07-23T14:32:38-07:00 Residents escape North Portland house fire http://www.katu.com/news/local/Residents-escape-North-Portland-house-fire-268283682.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Residents-escape-North-Portland-house-fire-268283682.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:08:56 -0700 2014-07-23T08:08:56-07:00 Man shot multiple times at SE Portland home http://www.katu.com/news/local/Man-shot-several-times-at-SE-Portland-home-268279192.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Man-shot-several-times-at-SE-Portland-home-268279192.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:23:59 -0700 2014-07-23T07:23:59-07:00 2014-07-23T07:24:39-07:00 Portland police say 17-year-old girl returns home http://www.katu.com/news/local/Portland-police-seek-help-finding-17-year-old-girl-268274602.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Portland-police-seek-help-finding-17-year-old-girl-268274602.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:54:28 -0700 2014-07-23T06:54:28-07:00 2014-07-23T16:54:02-07:00 Police: Man, 19, shot and killed in Southeast Portland http://www.katu.com/news/local/Police-Man-19-shot-and-killed-in-Southeast-Portland-268263132.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Police-Man-19-shot-and-killed-in-Southeast-Portland-268263132.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:42:56 -0700 2014-07-23T05:42:56-07:00 2014-07-23T12:45:06-07:00 Rescuer suffers medical emergency while searching for hiker near Multnomah Falls http://www.katu.com/news/local/Searchers-look-for-missing-hiker-near-Multnomah-Falls-268255402.html By KATU.com Staff http://www.katu.com/news/local/Searchers-look-for-missing-hiker-near-Multnomah-Falls-268255402.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:46:26 -0700 2014-07-23T04:46:26-07:00 2014-07-23T11:59:27-07:00 Accused Seattle Pacific University shooter's journal: 'I'll see you in hell' http://www.katu.com/news/local/Journal-written-by-accuse-Seattle-Pacific-University-shooter-released-268222332.html By Bob Heye http://www.katu.com/news/local/Journal-written-by-accuse-Seattle-Pacific-University-shooter-released-268222332.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:43:25 -0700 2014-07-23T01:43:25-07:00 2014-07-23T07:04:16-07:00 Voters could decide how to pay for millions in repairs to Portland parks http://www.katu.com/news/local/Voters-could-decide-how-to-pay-for-millions-of-needed-repairs-in-Portlands-parks-268218842.html By Hillary Lake, KATU News http://www.katu.com/news/local/Voters-could-decide-how-to-pay-for-millions-of-needed-repairs-in-Portlands-parks-268218842.html Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:59:39 -0700 2014-07-23T10:59:39-07:00 2014-07-23T17:34:53-07:00