Helmets are a must when kids are active outside riding bikes or playing Little League. But could you be exposing your kids to an itchy infestation – head lice.
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Portland is becoming a graveyard for diesel trucks on their last leg after being run out of California. That's among the findings of a new Portland City Club report on air pollution.
Right now, Portland is the largest non-fluoridated metro area in the country. Voters are deciding whether to allow the city to add fluoride to their water and the issue has families lining up on both sides.
The KATU Problem Solvers are revealing ground-breaking new data that may change the way you vote on Portland's fluoridation measure next month. It’s data that the state wasn't eager for you to see.
The KATU Problem Solvers pressured the state of Oregon to release data that could influence your vote on the fluoridation measure in Portland.
But now Oregon legislators may be finally reeling in towers' exorbitant rates as they consider a bill that would limit the amount tow companies could charge.
A scammer held a woman hostage on her cell phone telling her that if she hung up, she would go to jail.
After Jan Kistler bought a condo in August, there was a lot of paperwork and bill. So when another letter came in the mail from a "Local Records Office," she wrote a check for $89, thinking she’d be getting more property documents.
Waitresses at the Salem restaurant, Love Love Teriyaki, say their boss is demanding a share of the tips. Under the law the only people who can share in the tip jar are those people who are tipped employees.
The last year and a half has been a river of worries for Tom and Rosemarie Nessman. Tom's unemployment benefits ran out and the couple has been flooded with bills.
Two weeks ago a Hillsboro boy had his recess time taken way, in part, for play sword fighting and not listening to his teacher. He was sword fighting with a nonexistent sword. In a more recent case, a Denver boy was disciplined for throwing a nonexistent grenade.
A KATU News crew spotted a truck driver texting while driving on Interstate 5. After the owner of the trucking company was shown video from the KATU Problem Solvers of the driver texting, he temporarily suspended her without pay. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch the story.
The pods feature seats with dual over-the-shoulder belts, a GPS locater beacon to aid search crews, inflatable life jackets and three days worth of food and water. Hooks on the pod’s exterior allow easy connection for a helicopter to lift it out of the water.
Sunday's deadly crash of a charter bus near Pendleton is prompting some people to ask if there's anything that can be done to make motor coach travel safer.
300. That's how many jobs were added to the local economy through our Add One Job initiative in 2012. KATU Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah reflects on the people and businesses changed.
GigaPan is a business that allows you to utilize the same technology as the Mars Rover. It's a company responsible for some of the world's most detail-rich photography.
CenturyLink made a 17-cent adjustment on Margolis' November bill after Max Margolis had paid it. Then the company turned around and charged him a $5 late fee for not paying the adjustment.
When we started this initiative at the beginning of the year, we promised that KATU would step up as well and add a new position. Now, the fulfillment of that promise.
They're gifts that have a feel-good component, and when you give these gifts to your kids it gives you the opportunity to have a conversation with them to share the story of how others will benefit too.
Applicants don't need to be CNAs or RNs, but they do need to be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. Perhaps most importantly, the caregivers have to people-focused and willing to provide companionship for seniors.
The Problem Solvers have given you our list of top tech toys, top toys under 25-bucks and top kid-tested toys. Now we're saying take those lists and tuck them away until after Black Friday.
KATU Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah brought in a panel of pint-sized experts to test four toys off the annual Fabulous 15 list from Toys 'R' Us.
KATU Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah has compiled her yearly list of the top toys under $25 for under your tree.
Toy industry experts are predicting a higher number of sold-out toys this holiday because shoppers are taking advantage of layaway programs and retailers are ordering conservative amounts of toys so they're not stuck with leftover inventory.
When it comes to deals, there are tons of misconceptions out there. KATU Problem Solver dispels 7 top Black Friday myths that could cost you a deal.