Oregon Discusses Future of Pot Violation

OREGON — Recreational marijuana isn’t officially legal until next summer, but some counties in Oregon are already changing how they prosecute marijuana violations. Prosecutors in Multnomah County announced they will dismiss 50 pending cases involving marijuana, and future marijuana crimes will not be pursued. Southern Oregon authorities and the Jackson County District Attorney say enforcement … Continue reading »

Trial Set for Medical Abuse Case

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — In less than 2 weeks the trial will begin for a Grants Pass woman suspected of medically abusing her children. Katherine Parker, 44, of Grants Pass is awaiting that trial in the Multnomah County Jail. The multiple charges against her stem from accusations that she lied to physicians to facilitate unnecessary … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Medical Child Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon by officers from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. The officers were serving an arrest warrant out of Multnomah County for a Katherine G. Parker, 44, who is being accused of coming up with an elaborate scheme to medically abuse her children. … Continue reading »