Ride-sharing is not just for the roads anymore. A service offers up boats for rent while their owners aren't using them.
Portland's fire chief puts a burn ban into effect that allows legal fireworks, but with rules.
Seniors and people with disabilities who don't have air conditioning and can't stay cool are encouraged to come to cooling centers during the high temperatures.
The government reports that 267 children have died from TVs tipping over since 2000 and about 11,000 suffered injuries. About half were under 3 years old.
Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 lawn mowers from Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other retailers.
There’s a promising new development in voice quality already available to some smartphone users: high definition voice.
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What to do with your smartphone and other small electronics when temps come close to 100 degrees.
Special 'HAWK' crosswalk signal gets a thumbs up for safety, but confuses some drivers.
The KATU Problem Solvers show you ways to make your life better, without paying big bucks.
The top three cities in the country for pollen on Friday are Eugene, Salem and Portland. How can you fight back?
The FTC comes down on a Portland man who allegedly raised more than $120,000 for a board game on Kickstarter and spent most of the money on himself.
Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don't follow through on their promises.
Do you recognize the man from this mysterious post? It could help a local woman get her family pictures back.
How can parents find a reliable day care provider? The KATU Problem Solvers find your answer.
It's hot and it's dry. But just an hour this weekend could help save your house from fire sparked by fireworks or lightning.
A Northeast Portland man got an illegal dumping ticket and a $150 for setting out some of his unwanted belongings outside his home.
Riders do surveillance sweeps to search for hot property at homeless camps.
Last week, Dunn stopped at the drive-thru window and was just about to pay when she heard a loud thump. It was a tray of wet, red paint that landed on the hood of her white SUV, falling from the roof where a painter was working.