The Oregon Department of Transportation rented the house and posed as people moving because it says it gets a ton of complaints about illegal movers.
Recent stories by Kerry Tomlinson
A charity filed a complaint with the Oregon Department of Justice about the Animal Miracle Foundation and Network or AMFN.
Powell Seafood Restaurant in Southeast Portland has had problems with leaving old shrimp in the refrigerator, not washing out bread pans and cooked chickens sitting on a shelf in the temperature danger zone.
Mariscos Las Islas Marias on Southeast 82nd opened with a score of 70, almost failing. Its star attractions, fish and seafood, were part of the problem.
John Huszar owns a rental house. On day he went over to talk to the renters, but to his surprise he found a construction crew installing large utility boxes on the lawn.
They take over your friends' identities. Then they start chatting with you as your friend. And soon they're trying to trick you out of your money.
Sometimes it takes an army to stand up for innocent people - and in this case, we're talking about the Timbers Army.
The price of medications for pets has increased in a big way and that means some owners will have to make very difficult choices about the animals they love. Watch the video for the full report.
This new bar and restaurant screams "Portland." But its very first health score doesn’t sound so rosy. Click on the "Play Video" button above to watch this story.
The studios inside Sears and Walmart stores shut down all of a sudden on Thursday. The company called CPI could not handle the competition from phone cameras and digital images. But some local customers want to know where the pictures they paid for are.
Jeremiah Jennings was a high school athlete in multiple sports 10 years ago. So he had the skills to tackle and hold down a suspected drunken driver who police say hit a girl and then tried to flee the scene on foot.
A new app for buying TriMet tickets might just save folks a lot of frustration and plenty of people want to help test it out.
This place on Southwest Park right by Portland State University earns a new grade, and it's a low one.
Mary says on a slow day she would cash $500 in counterfeit checks, and on a good day, $2,000. In all, 250 victims were scammed out of almost $50,000.
A new scam is tricking people out of money over timeshares. A local couple lost almost $50,000. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch this story.
Supporters of the bill say there are a lot of problems with tying up your dog. One is that the tether can become tangled so your dog can't reach his water, food or shelter.
The health department says the restaurant "marginally complies with food safety standards."
Bob Bennett, 81, of Southeast Portland says he got a chair from The Scooter Store at a cost of $3,000 with Medicare paying that bill. But he believes his chair is dangerous and says he can't get help from the company.
A local woman says she quit her job as a technician at Forever Young laser spa because she says she didn't get enough training to keep customers safe.
The health inspector found that O'Sushi on Southeast 82nd had no hot water to keep your food safe. That was not the only issue. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch this story.
When Quinten Wyland got a tattoo, he was trying to honor his grandmother, but he says he ended up with a very expensive and permanent mistake.
The new place is Los Colomos. It opened just a few weeks back, but its very first inspection netted a 57, which is far below the failing mark.
The restaurant got 73 out of 100. Below 70 is a failing grade. The big problem was there was not enough heat or cold in the kitchen. Food was sitting out at room temperature, growing bacteria that could eventually make you sick.
The health report says a whole raw pig was hanging over a bus tub of cooked meat in the walk-in, giving raw pig juices a chance to drip on the meat that goes straight out to your plate.
Dan Estey got his binoculars and was ready to stake out his 84-year-old mother's house the day after Valentine's Day.