Kids get a chance to try history teacher, learn about 14th Amendment By Megan Kehoe / The Bulletin Published: September 18. 2013 When Mountain View High School teacher Mike Huff arrived at his classroom Tuesday morning, he didn’t realize that in just a few short hours, his own students would accuse, try and convict
Grand jury still considering charges in fatal Nov. 21 collision By Erik Hidle / The Bulletin Published: February 08, 2011 Prosecutors expect it will take a grand jury until the end of the month to determine whether a Madras woman with a long record of driving offenses will face criminal
Advocates struggle with courts that favor parents’ decisions By Alandra Johnson / The Bulletin Last modified: September 10, 2010 Susan Hoffman thinks about her grandson, Jacob, every day. But the California grandmother hasn’t seen the boy in years. That’s because the boy’s mother has denied Hoffman access and the boy’s father —
By Patrick Cliff / The Bulletin Published: March 29, 2008 A La Pine man once so renowned for his volunteer work that he was named Central Oregon Volunteer of the Year pleaded to 32 counts of theft on Friday. Oliver Lee Trussell volunteered for decades across a range of services, including helping victims
Obscure law keeps Bend father from challenging adoption By Sheila G. Miller / The Bulletin Published: January 06, 2008 Editor’s note: Most adoption-related cases aren’t open to the public. But Bryce Carkhuff waived his rights to privacy and allowed his lawyers and others to speak about the case. Esther Jones and her father,
Madras man gets 20 years in killing, possibly of wrong person By Lauren Dake / The Bulletin Published: December 14, 2007 Senen Ortiz-Huerta, 42, admitted to shooting 19-year-old Jesus Gonzales-Esquivel in 2006, though prosecutors believe he thought the victim was someone else.
Angie Lee’s compassion is well-known in legal circles By Cindy Powers / The Bulletin Published: August 11, 2007 Attorney and part-time city of Bend Municipal Court Judge Angie Lee flashes her trademark smile while talking with a client at her office in downtown Bend on Thursday morning.
Redmond mother ordered to undergo drug treatment By Cindy Powers Published: June 02, 2005 A Redmond mother sentenced to five years’ probation in May for causing her baby to ingest methamphetamine through breast milk admitted in Deschutes County Circuit Court on Wednesday that she continued to use the drug after she
Baby lives with mother, father, who also faces drug charges By Cindy Powers Published: May 12, 2005 A Redmond mother was sentenced to five years’ probation in Deschutes County Circuit Court Wednesday for causing her baby to ingest methamphetamine through breast milk. The baby continues to live with her mother
Teen will likely spend his 7-1/2 year term in the Oregon Youth Authority system By Tom Peterson Published: August 23, 2002 A Bend teenager was sentenced Thursday to 7-1/2 years in prison for stabbing a man in the chest at a party in October. Thomas Henry Busche, 16, was convicted of
Delinquency began at young age, close to home Editor’s note: Details reported in the following story came from police and court records including the testimony of Luke Sandburg’s neighbors. Those neighbors declined to comment about the thefts for this story. Jan and Kirk Sandburg spoke to The Bulletin By Tom Peterson