Neighbors in Southeast Portland want crowd of hundreds to leave fireworks at home this year.
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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.
Friends mourn 17-year-old Slick Nelson of Salem, who died at Cape Kiwanda.
What to do with your smartphone and other small electronics when temps come close to 100 degrees.
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.
AMR says we are having more drownings earlier in the summer. And if this hot weather continues, it expects more people to get in trouble in rivers from the Columbia to the Clackamas and beyond.
Local man remodels a TriMet bus into an "ink mobile," to bring tattooing to large groups of people.
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.
A sex offender with a history of violent behavior who cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet has turned himself in to police.
Amy Osborne was hit by that wrong-way driver early last Friday morning on State Route 500 just east of Stapleton Road.
Local climber describes accident that left another climber trapped on the mountain with a broken leg.
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.
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.
Riders do surveillance sweeps to search for hot property at homeless camps.
The KATU Problem Solvers are reuniting letters with a soldier's family, more than 70 years after he died.
Alistair Corkett is ready to ride again -- he just needs the swelling in his leg to go down, a prosthesis, and about three months of recovery.
A local woman tries to find out why the Postal Service won't deliver her license for months, leaving her unable to drive.
The Problem Solvers show you how a caller used a test drive in a brand new luxury car to take a local woman's money.
The Problem Solvers uncover a scheme involving fake Oregon Coast rental home ads designed to take your money.
Can this plate of the future help you lose weight and fend off heart disease? The KATU Problem Solvers take a look.