A con artist pretending to be a Microsoft worker made a call to the wrong people : the KATU Problem Solvers. They used the opportunity to investigate the scam---and catch the scammer in his lies.
We prep for this cold weather with warm clothes, but our homes need protection, too.
The KATU Problem Solvers investigated and found about 30 charities that are not telling the truth about their pasts.
Benton County Sheriff's Sergeant David Peterson beat the odds after he was shot three times in a gunfight that nearly killed him. Doctors thought he'd never come back to work. In two days, Peterson will make a triumphant return to duty.
The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is not just for big box stores anymore. Portland has a shopping event for small stores, too.
Do you still have toys to get for the kids? The Problem Solvers say those toys should stay on your list and out of your cart for at least another week.
Are the Black Friday sales worth your time? It depends are what you’re looking to get. The Problem Solvers let you know what to buy… and maybe more importantly, what not to buy.
A mother and daughter from North Plains started shopping at 5:00 am on Thanksgiving, and they are planning to shop straight through the night, until Friday. The goal: to buy presents for more than 120 local children in need.
The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) released its annual report, Trouble in Toyland, identifying dangerous toys that should not end up under your tree this year. Several of the toys were found in Oregon, still on store shelves.
Every year, the Problem Solvers look high and low for the season's top toys. This year, we widened our search even further to find those toys that your kids will love.
The big shopping blitz is about to begin, and for some parents, this sounds like magic: a device you can attach to your child so you can track them if they get lost. But does it actually work?
Salem Police are looking for a pair of con artists who tricked a well-meaning woman into believing she had real gold.
The next time your child gets a stomach ache, you might want to ask them if they've been eating spicy snacks.
What if you could save on your everyday groceries without ever leaving your house? The Problem Solvers test a new website that promises to save time and money.
Numerous studies are showing that cooking can cause air pollution in your kitchen, some of the same stuff that is in smog.