20, Dec 2014 - Utah-based MonaVie unloaded overvalued shares on employees, suit says
A federal court lawsuit is accusing nutritional fruit juice marketer MonaVie LLC and its principals of financial shenanigans for selling shares to an employee retirement program at a premium, only to see the value crash nearly 100 percent. A proposed...
20, Dec 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Utah same-sex marriage cases officially over after legal fees settled
SALT LAKE CITY — The legal fight over same-sex marriage has officially ended with lawyers for the Utah Attorney General’s Office and the ACLU reaching a settlement over legal fees. A preliminary injunction, forcing the state to recognize same-sex marriage, was also made permanent. In filings in federal court here in Utah and before the […]
19, Dec 2014 - Death penalty sought in California deputy killings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek the death penalty for a Utah man charged with killing two deputies during an hourslong rampage that also left a motorist and another deputy wounded.
19, Dec 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes removes himself from defending state in SB54 lawsuit
Attorney General Sean Reyes is removing himself from the state's defense of a legal challenge to changes the Legislature made...
17, Dec 2014 - Utah trucker challenges arrest in sex slave case
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A defense lawyer on Wednesday challenged the arrest of a Utah truck driver accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semi-trailer as he drove across the country.
17, Dec 2014 - Judge: Texas gay marriage ban will remain in place for now
In early October, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review same-sex marriage cases from five other states, effectively legalizing gay marriage in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin. [...] federal courts in five additional states have overturned their bans, bringing the total number of states with legalized same-sex marriage to 35. If lifted, he wrote, it would create a rush to ...
16, Dec 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Southern Utah man sentenced to 1 year in federal prison for threatening interracial family
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge on Monday gave a Utah man the maximum sentence of a year in prison for writing a letter threatening to kill white members of an interracial family if they didn't make a black teenage relative move away.
16, Dec 2014 - Key figure in Swallow-Shurtleff scandal faces trial next month
A key figure in the scandal which left two former Utah attorneys general facing criminal charges will stand trial in January on accusations of fraud and money laundering stemming from plans to develop a ritzy, but now defunct, Beaver County resort. ...
16, Dec 2014 - Utah GOP sues state over new nomination law
The Utah Republican Party asked a federal court Monday to strike down a law the Legislature passed earlier this year changing the state's unique system for choosing political candidates.
16, Dec 2014 - Utah to pay plaintiffs in marriage recognition case $95K for legal fees
Plaintiffs in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case will receive $95,000 in attorneys fees from the state under an...
16, Dec 2014 - Utah to pay plaintiffs $95K for legal fees in marriage recognition case
Plaintiffs in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case will receive $95,000 in attorneys fees from the state under an agreement between the parties. Initially, the plaintiffs sought nearly $200,000 for costs related to the lawsuit and appeal.
16, Dec 2014 - Ex-TV pitchman facing charges in alleged owl chase
A former TV pitchman in Utah accused of chasing a barn owl in flight on his motorized paraglider is expected to appear in federal court Thursday. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Utah says Dell "Super Dell" Schanze knowingly using an aircraft to harass ...
16, Dec 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Ex-TV pitchman disrupts hearing on owl allegations
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former TV pitchman in Utah known for his over-the-top personality turned his initial court appearance into a sideshow Thursday by being disruptive and combative with a federal judge.
16, Dec 2014 - Environmentalists, federal government partially prevail in 10th Circuit road ruling; setback for st
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has overruled key parts of a Utah judge's recent decision to award Kane County and the state title to 12 routes on federal land. Tuesday's ruling was hailed by environmental groups that claimed in ami...
16, Dec 2014 - Utah man flew 242 pounds of pot to East Coast
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Utah man faces five to 40 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Monday to flying 242 pounds of marijuana from northern California, which was intercepted at a small western Pennsylvania airport.
16, Dec 2014 - Ex-TV pitchman disruptive, combative in federal court
© AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, Pool, File FILE - In this June 7, 2010 file photo, Dell "Super Dell" Schanze, left, listens to his attorney Harold Stone at the beginning of his criminal case at Fourth District Court in Orem, Utah. The TV pitchman accused of chasing a barn owl in flight on his motorized paraglider is expected to appear in federal court Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. The U.S. Attorney's Office ...
16, Dec 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Super Dell in to appear in federal court for alleged owl chase
SALT LAKE CITY — A former TV pitchman in Utah accused of chasing a barn owl in flight on his motorized paraglider is expected to appear in federal court Thursday.
12, Oct 2014 - In Gay Marriage's New Landscape, Glee, Confusion And Resistance
Same-sex couples are getting married in Utah and other states one day after the Supreme Court let stand rulings that overturned bans on gay marriage. But couples have been turned away in Kansas.
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court declines to review same-sex marriage cases
The Supreme Court today decided to let stand rulings that allow same-sex marriage in Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana and Wisconsin, a surprising move that may clear the way for the expansion of such unions throughout the nation.
12, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court says same-sex marriage can proceed in five states with prior bans
Big news for gay marriage this morning out of Washington . The US Supreme Court denied review of the attempts by petitioners in several states to reverse lower-court decisions that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. All of those states, much like Arkansas, had previously banned gay marriage before lower courts struck down their prohibitions ...
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court rejects gay marriage appeals, could open marriage in NC, SC
The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. SPECIAL SECTION : Same-sex marriage The justices on Monday did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. No other state cases were currently pending with the high court, but the ...
11, Oct 2014 - Court ends stay in Okla., Utah gay marriage cases
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has lifted its stay in gay marriage cases in Oklahoma and Utah, clearing the way for same-sex nuptials to begin in both states.
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage legal in Utah after Supreme Court rejects case
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear same-sex marriage appeals from Utah and four other states, leaving in place lower court rulings that allow gays and lesbians to marry.
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriages resume; DOJ concedes fight over
The U.S. Supreme court effectively legalized same-sex marriages in five states by turning away appeals on a number of cases Monday. The justices did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. The court's order immediately ended delays on marriage in those states. Couples in six other states should be able to get married soon. A representative for ...
11, Oct 2014 - How same-sex marriage is unfolding in 11 states
The Supreme Court on Monday denied appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin in which those states sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
11, Oct 2014 - US supreme court decision paves way for sweeping expansion of gay rights
Court declines to hear appeals from five states Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin seeking to uphold same-sex marriage bans and paves way for legalisation in six other states Gay rights in the US a state-by-state interactive guide The US supreme court signalled a sweeping expansion of gay rights across America on Monday, declining to hear appeals from five states seeking to uphold ...
11, Oct 2014 - Ban lifted for the last time; same-sex marriage is legal in Indiana again
In an unexpected move, the Supreme Court abstained from ruling on same-sex marriage bans affecting Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah on Monday. Now, the decision falls to the previous ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in August, saying the banning of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
10, Oct 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Double-jeopardy claims tossed in deputy's shooting
SALT LAKE CITY — Trying a Utah man in federal court for the killing of a sheriff's deputy isn't double jeopardy, even though the defendant was acquitted of the slaying in state court, a judge …
10, Oct 2014 - Are the 'Sister Wives' in legal trouble?
A federal appeals court will review a ruling that struck down parts of Utah's anti-polygamy law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plural families in Utah.