We put your teen's texting & driving excuses to the test to see just how successful -- or disastrous! -- they turn out to be.
44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car has happened to parents from all walks of life—a CEO of a hospital, a vice principal, a preacher and so many others. Fatigue, anxiety or distractions can throw anyone’s life off course.
Salem Hospital just had to deal with a possible Ebola case Wednesday.
So is Apple Pay a safer way to pay? Consumer Reports says it could be. Payment security experts say that compared to physical credit cards, mobile technology could be a safer option.
With flu season around the corner, Consumer Reports says it’s best to get vaccinated as early as possible. The standard vaccine is now free, without a co-pay or deductible.
Air cleaners make claims like “capture 99 percent of allergens and irritants,” “remove allergens like dust, pet dander and pollen,” healthier, fresher air.” Consumer Reports tested 26 portable air cleaners to see how well they work.
The KATU Problem Solvers address questions about airborne Ebola, who may be at risk and more.
It's License 2 Live week here at KATU. It's our commitment to keeping you and your teen drivers safe. When your teen slips behind the wheel, it just doesn't cost you sleepless nights; it also costs you cold hard cash.
Are you putting off buying an airline ticket for the holidays? Maybe you're hoping the price will drop online? KATU Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah has been testing some travel pro advice on just when is the best time to buy online.
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.
November 15 is the start date for health care open enrollment. The state of Oregon says it's time to take action, online or directly with your insurance company.
A local wedding DJ is accused of standing up couples at the altar with the same, tired excuse.
A new study from AAA shows using hands-free voice systems in the car could be more dangerous than you think
The controversy is growing over whether food should be labeled if it contains genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs.
KATU News, in cooperation with three sets of parents, recently put some kids to the test on how safe they stayed and how closely they followed their parent’s instructions to stay safe.
Halloween costumes don’t come cheap – unless you resurrect them from the bargain bin.
Crooks may be trying to capitalize on people's desire to vote. The Problem Solvers are warning about a scam to collect personal information from bogus voter registration forms.
Saving you time, saving you money. We have your parent shortcuts all this week at 6:00 am on KATU News this morning.