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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Judge will not boot cops in polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58383539-78/towns-colorado-cookes-arizona.html.csp A federal judge will not disband the police force in the polygamous towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. James A. Teilborg, who presided over a related trial earlier this year in Phoenix, said booting the towns’ marshals and replacing them with sheriff’s deputies and court-appointed monitors would be burdensome for the towns and the state of Arizona, and that burden would continue “into potential perpetuity.” Hildale and Colorado City, collectively known as Short Creek, is the home... A federal judge will not disband the police force in the polygamous towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. James A. Teilborg, who presided over a related trial earlier this year in Phoenix, said booting the towns’ marshals and replacing them with sheriff’s deputies and court-appointed monitors would be burdensome for the towns and the state of Arizona, and that burden would continue “into potential perpetuity.” Hildale and Colorado City, collectively known as Short Creek, is the home... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58383539@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:39:11 MDT Demolition starts on old FLDS polygamous school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340109-78/jeffs-academy-alta-flds.html.csp Sandy • The birthing room was still there. So was the baptismal font. Some drawings of animals and flowers, in a motif synonymous with childhood, still adorned some doors in an upstairs room. A wooden decoration depicting the Bible’s three wise men was on a storage building’s exterior wall — until some neighbors took it down Wednesday as a souvenir. The wise men got a reprieve, but everything else on the 4.5-acre property at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be demolished this week. T... Sandy • The birthing room was still there. So was the baptismal font. Some drawings of animals and flowers, in a motif synonymous with childhood, still adorned some doors in an upstairs room. A wooden decoration depicting the Bible’s three wise men was on a storage building’s exterior wall — until some neighbors took it down Wednesday as a souvenir. The wise men got a reprieve, but everything else on the 4.5-acre property at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be demolished this week. T... 58340109@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:45:49 MDT J. LaMoine Jenson, Utah polygamist leader, dies at 79. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373398-78/jenson-aub-church-watson.html.csp J. LaMoine Jenson, president of the Apostolic United Brethren — Utah’s most public polygamous church — died Tuesday from colon cancer. He was 79. Jenson died at his home in Eagle Mountain. David Watson, a member of the AUB’s priesthood council and a spokesman for the group, said Jenson suffered from cancer for almost five years. The disease forced Jenson to abandon day-to-day operations of Jenson Lumber in Draper, the business he founded. Between 5,000 and 7,500 people across the West, as wel... J. LaMoine Jenson, president of the Apostolic United Brethren — Utah’s most public polygamous church — died Tuesday from colon cancer. He was 79. Jenson died at his home in Eagle Mountain. David Watson, a member of the AUB’s priesthood council and a spokesman for the group, said Jenson suffered from cancer for almost five years. The disease forced Jenson to abandon day-to-day operations of Jenson Lumber in Draper, the business he founded. Between 5,000 and 7,500 people across the West, as wel... 58373398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:57:12 MDT Prosecutor: Idaho worried about money before releasing FLDS boys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351926-78/service-parents-health-welfare.html.csp The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... 58351926@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:52:15 MDT 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... 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