A federal judge has accepted the settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Portland on reforms intended to improve the way police deal with the mentally ill.
Police went to an apartment Friday morning on a report of a stabbing and found Aimie Zdrantan dead. Her boyfriend, Eric Petersen, a person of interest, has been arrested by Hillsboro Police.
A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.
A correctional officer shot and killed an inmate Friday morning after two inmates attacked a third in the prison yard, the Oregon Department of Corrections said.
If the courts won't let Fife ban licensed pot growers, processors or sellers, the city wants the judge to address a second question: Should Washington's entire legal marijuana scheme be thrown out as incompatible with the federal prohibition on pot?
Family and friends of Nicole Laube, the Forest Grove mom murdered last week, remembered her Thursday night in an emotional service as police continue their search for her killer.
Officers found illegal fireworks and the tools to make improvised explosives in an apartment near 8th and Washington after the person living there hurt himself in an explosion early Thursday morning, Eugene police said.
Seven people were injured, including at least two children, when an SUV crashed into a hair salon in South Seattle. Officials said the two-story building now is in danger of collapsing.
Click "play" on the video to see Lincoln Graves get a lesson in BBQing from KATU web producer and master griller Dusty Lane.
Cruz Bonilla allegedly left his phone number in the note that led police to him.
KATU’s On Your Side Investigators have discovered Portland Public Schools spends a half-million dollars on spin doctors - staff members in communications and lobbying positions. Meanwhile, schools have struggled with overcrowded classrooms.
The 22-year-old homeless man wanted on a warrant in Oregon and who attended the MTV Video Music Awards with Miley Cyrus turned himself into police, according to the Polk County Jail on Thursday night.
Traffic on West Burnside at the scene is down to one lane in each direction. Police said at about 9 p.m. officers were awaiting for a crane to arrive and lift the street car back onto the tracks, and it will likely be three more hours before the train is cleared.
Spring Mountain Elementary Principal Curtis Long is earning the "pal" part of his title.
Kids love it and parents finally get a break. But health officials say three people with E. coli may have gotten sick from swimming in the same section of the South Yamhill River near Amity.