Polygamy - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/polygamy Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Idaho returns 6 boys to polygamous sect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348209-78/jessop-murray-parents-willis.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • Six boys sent to repent with a follower of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were reunited with their parents earlier this month after Idaho dismissed their custody cases. State officials had removed the six boys and two others from the home of caretaker Nathan C. Jessop, who is expected to plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of injury to a child. Five of the six boys who were returned to parents left state custody over the objections of an a... Pocatello, Idaho • Six boys sent to repent with a follower of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were reunited with their parents earlier this month after Idaho dismissed their custody cases. State officials had removed the six boys and two others from the home of caretaker Nathan C. Jessop, who is expected to plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of injury to a child. Five of the six boys who were returned to parents left state custody over the objections of an a... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58348209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:32:02 MDT Idaho seizes boys from Utah polygamous sect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317321-78/jessop-flds-pocatello-report.html.csp Pocatello, Idaho • If the boy didn’t wake at 6 a.m., he wouldn’t be allowed to eat breakfast. When a sheriff’s detective asked what was usually served in the mornings, the boy didn’t know. He hadn’t been up that early in a while. The breakfast policy was just one of the rules the boy — apparently in his early teens — had to follow after running afoul of leaders of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Last month, police and child welfare agents removed th... Pocatello, Idaho • If the boy didn’t wake at 6 a.m., he wouldn’t be allowed to eat breakfast. When a sheriff’s detective asked what was usually served in the mornings, the boy didn’t know. He hadn’t been up that early in a while. The breakfast policy was just one of the rules the boy — apparently in his early teens — had to follow after running afoul of leaders of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Last month, police and child welfare agents removed th... 58317321@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:23:55 MDT Judge finalizes ‘Sister Wives’ ruling as both sides prepare for appeals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344666-78/utah-bigamy-waddoups-ruling.html.csp A federal judge on Wednesday finalized the order striking part of Utah’s bigamy law and gave one more victory to the family from the television show “Sister Wives.” The long legal battle over polygamy in Utah now appears headed to the appeals courts. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has said he would appeal the federal court ruling when it became final. Kody Brown and his four wives, too, have been prepared for more rounds in the courts. Jonathan Turley, the attorney for the Brown family, enc... A federal judge on Wednesday finalized the order striking part of Utah’s bigamy law and gave one more victory to the family from the television show “Sister Wives.” The long legal battle over polygamy in Utah now appears headed to the appeals courts. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has said he would appeal the federal court ruling when it became final. Kody Brown and his four wives, too, have been prepared for more rounds in the courts. Jonathan Turley, the attorney for the Brown family, enc... 58344666@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:59:49 MDT Why people don’t want to pay $100 to live in polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301263-78/uep-barlow-wisan-trust.html.csp Colorado City, Ariz. • Jeff Shields, an attorney for the United Effort Plan was explaining why residents here have to pay $100 a month to live in their homes. Tom Jessop interrupted with a question. “Why are we having to pay for something that’s already ours in the first place?” “What’s yours in the first place?” Shields asked in reply. “The bloody land!” “The land is in the name of the trust.” “Well, aren’t we the trust?” The exchange, which happened during a community meeting here on Au... Colorado City, Ariz. • Jeff Shields, an attorney for the United Effort Plan was explaining why residents here have to pay $100 a month to live in their homes. Tom Jessop interrupted with a question. “Why are we having to pay for something that’s already ours in the first place?” “What’s yours in the first place?” Shields asked in reply. “The bloody land!” “The land is in the name of the trust.” “Well, aren’t we the trust?” The exchange, which happened during a community meeting here on Au... 58301263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:21:01 MDT Canadian prosecutors approve polygamy charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294480-78/charges-investigations-polygamy-british.html.csp Vancouver, British Columbia • British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice says polygamy charges have once again been filed against two leaders of a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon community. Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face charges of polygamy. Similar charges against the men were quashed in 2009 in a dispute over the appointment of prosecutors. Oler and two others face charges of removal of a child under 16 from Canada for sexual purposes. The new charges come after an investigation by a... Vancouver, British Columbia • British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice says polygamy charges have once again been filed against two leaders of a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon community. Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face charges of polygamy. Similar charges against the men were quashed in 2009 in a dispute over the appointment of prosecutors. Oler and two others face charges of removal of a child under 16 from Canada for sexual purposes. The new charges come after an investigation by a... 58294480@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:43:02 MDT Polygamous trust giving homes to 26 people http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58271749-78/utah-hildale-wisan-homes.html.csp Colorado City, Ariz. • The fiduciary in charge of a polygamous community trust says the board is ready to give homes to 26 people, but a Utah judge will likely have to maintain control over the trust for “the next several years.” The judge will have to maintain control because no one is willing to provide affordable liability insurance to a governing board that many hoped would be able to take control of the United Effort Plan, the trust that holds most of the homes and commercial property here... Colorado City, Ariz. • The fiduciary in charge of a polygamous community trust says the board is ready to give homes to 26 people, but a Utah judge will likely have to maintain control over the trust for “the next several years.” The judge will have to maintain control because no one is willing to provide affordable liability insurance to a governing board that many hoped would be able to take control of the United Effort Plan, the trust that holds most of the homes and commercial property here... 58271749@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:21:39 MDT Couple settle water lawsuit with polygamous Utah, Arizona towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263992-78/cookes-colorado-towns-hildale.html.csp The couple who earlier this year won a $5.2 million judgment from polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona line have settled their lawsuit. Documents filed Tuesday in federal court in Phoenix said Ron and Jinjer Cooke have dismissed all claims against Hildale, Utah, Colorado City, Ariz., and the utility companies incorporated in the twin towns. Financial terms of the settlement were not included in the court filings, and lawyers for the Cookes and Colorado City said Tuesday the terms were confiden... The couple who earlier this year won a $5.2 million judgment from polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona line have settled their lawsuit. Documents filed Tuesday in federal court in Phoenix said Ron and Jinjer Cooke have dismissed all claims against Hildale, Utah, Colorado City, Ariz., and the utility companies incorporated in the twin towns. Financial terms of the settlement were not included in the court filings, and lawyers for the Cookes and Colorado City said Tuesday the terms were confiden... 58263992@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:03:02 MDT