A 9-year-old Medford boy looking to build his bravery on a high-speed, turbulent thrill ride, instead had his courage tested by a trip to the emergency room last summer, when a piece of metal flew off the apparatus, hitting him in the face.
Investigators are looking into a possible data breach at Goodwill stores. What does that mean for you if you have shopped at Goodwill in the Portland-metro area?
Thunderstorms this week could increase air pollution in Oregon, if lightning strikes start fires. But there are ways you can keep watch over air quality.
Flying with a carry-on bag can save you $50 or more per trip. No wonder sales are up. But whatever kind you get, it’s got to fit in the overhead bin. Airlines have different maximums they allow. A bag that measures 22 by 14 by 9 inches deep will get you onto most carriers, though some carriers will give you a few inches more.
Amazon is getting ready to release its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs. Its cell phone team is excited about some of the phone’s features, like dynamic perspective. It gives the phone a 3D look. They’re also intrigued by Firefly, which helps you identify objects in front of you by scanning them. It can even identify music and movies by listening to them.
Vacation coming up? Chances are you’ll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But if you are thinking of checking them as baggage think again.
If your car is stolen and police find it, you get it back, right? A Portland man said that is not what is happening in his case.
Think your child will wake up if there's a fire in the middle of the night and the smoke alarm goes off? Don't count on it.
Thieves are stealing profile pictures and using them to make a profit.
Oregon's pool season is short, and when the weather's hot, you want to jump in. But before you leap, look.
The KATU Problem Solvers look at how Portland monitors propane tanks at food carts after a food truck explosion in Philadelphia.
Thieves have found a way to sell certain kinds of cards online and drain the balance after you buy them.
A commercial tree removal project damages multiple yards and sends a man to the hospital.
A Vancouver-area family says a tree removal project went terribly wrong.
Couple says they found signs a squatter may have been living behind a locked door inside their beach rental during their stay.
It's the first full week of summer break, and parents are scrambling to keep their kids busy without breaking the bank. Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah has her top choices for free or nearly free summer family fun.
Doctors making house calls? It's not a practice of a bygone era, but instead a current movement. The Problem Solvers show you how it's not only improving care but also saving money.
We all feel a little pain at the pump, especially when we hit the highways for summer road trips. The Problem Solvers crunch the numbers to reveal which gas discount programs offer you the biggest bang for your buck.