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 […]
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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 …
09, Oct 2014 - Utah appeals ruling in 'Sister Wives' case
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 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.
09, Oct 2014 - Utah appeals ruling on anti-polygamy laws in 'Sister Wives' case
SALT LAKE CITY : The constitutionality of Utah's anti-polygamy law is now in the hands of a federal appeals court that will review a ruling that struck down parts of the law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plur...
08, Oct 2014 - Correction: Gay Marriage-Developments story
Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity, right, and his partner Derek Kitchen, one of three couples who brought the lawsuit against Utah's gay marriage ban, kiss following a news conference Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Utah and four other states that had sought to bar weddings between gay couples.
08, Oct 2014 - Utah AG drops same-sex marriage recognition appeal
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office is asking the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss it’s appeal of a lawsuit over recognition of same-sex marriages. FOX 13 first reported on Tuesday morning that Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes was seeking to dismiss Evans v. Herbert, a lawsuit filed by the […]
04, Apr 2014 - Environmental group sues uranium mill operator
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An environmental group is suing the operator of a southern Utah uranium mill, alleging it has hiked pollution levels in neighboring communities. Grand Canyon Trust filed the suit in Utah federal District Court Wednesday against Energy Fuels Resources over operations at its San ...
02, Apr 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT US Forest Service backs Utah ski area, says its snowboarding ban isn't discriminatory
SALT LAKE CITY - The U.S. Forest Service is backing one of the last U.S. ski resorts to prohibit snowboarding in a court battle over the ban. Attorneys for the Forest Service say in court arguments filed this week that the decision by the Alta ski area in Utah to promote a snowboarder-free ...
02, Apr 2014 - Salt Lake, UT Vampire-fanged Utah trucker faces charges of kidnapping women
By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah truck driver known for wearing vampire-fanged dentures is facing federal criminal charges over accusations he sexually abused two women who authorities said were held captive in the man's semi-tractor trailer as he traveled nationwide. Prosecutors, in a complaint filed in federal court in Utah this week, said that Timothy Jay Vafeades held a ...