ALLEGED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALLEGED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Police officers, recruited from the human race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326629-82/police-officers-human-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326629-82/police-officers-human-race.html.csp">Letter: Police officers, recruited from the human race</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:01.874-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The controversy regarding the shooting in Missouri doesn’t discount the fact that, reminiscent of what happened in Florida, a man with a gun got involved in a situation that escalated to a point where he felt threatened and believed he had no recourse but to shoot and kill a young, unarmed teenager. This time, the shooter was a peace officer. Whether this case results in a murder charge or a finding of self-defense, the reality is that a young man is dead. Worse, initial police response to publi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326629@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:01 MDT Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325443-68/gaza-israel-hamas-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325443-68/gaza-israel-hamas-military.html.csp">Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and YOUSUR ALHLOU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:24:59.947-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident, masked gunmen lined up seven men, their heads covered by bags, along a wall outside a Gaza City mosque and shot them to death in front of hundreds of people, witnesses said. A note pinned on the wall said they had leake...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583254432014-08-22T16:24:59.947-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T16:24:59.947-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325443@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:24:59 MDT Alleged lover of Marine’s missing wife arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309611-68/lee-corwin-erin-marine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309611-68/lee-corwin-erin-marine.html.csp">Alleged lover of Marine’s missing wife arrested</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MELLEY and GILLIAN FLACCUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:24:05.178-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • The alleged lover of the missing and pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine has been arrested in Alaska on a federal warrant in connection with her death, nearly two months after the 20-year-old woman’s disappearance from her Southern California home prompted a massive search. Marine Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested around 10 p.m. local time Sunday on the warrant and was being held Monday while federal agents traveled to get him in Anchorage, said Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583096112014-08-18T13:24:05.178-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:24:05.178-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309611@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:24:05 MDT Judge orders trial for Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284723-78/carrell-bus-judge-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284723-78/carrell-bus-judge-case.html.csp">Judge orders trial for Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T07:56:35.1-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • The bus driver held the 5-year-old girl in his lap, nuzzled her, hugged her, stroked her hair. His affections, captured on camera, were grandfatherly, John Martin Carrell told investigators. But a judge said Monday they could also be seen as inappropriate — and criminal. It will be for a jury to decide. Third District Judge Bruce Lubeck ordered Carrell to stand trial on 33 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child for allegedly molesting two 5-year-old Sandy girls who rode his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284723@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:56:35 MDT Defense: Drop case against Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245935-78/carrell-bus-girl-girls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245935-78/carrell-bus-girl-girls.html.csp">Defense: Drop case against Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T22:42:35.389-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • The attorney for a former Canyons School District bus driver accused of molesting two 5-year-old Sandy girls asked a judge Thursday to dismiss all 34 charges against the 61-year-old defendant. Defense attorney Ron Yengich said there was insufficient evidence presented at the preliminary hearing to support the charges against John Martin Carrell. And while bus video cameras filmed all of Carrell’s interactions with the girls, Yengich argues that what the prosecution has alleged is o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58245935@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:42:35 MDT Police dog bites suspected Utah school burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243179-78/police-horsley-west-dispatchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243179-78/police-horsley-west-dispatchers.html.csp">Police dog bites suspected Utah school burglar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T18:47:40.774-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 06:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who police say was stealing technology equipment from a West Valley City elementary school, had his ear nearly bitten off by a police dog Wednesday when he refused to surrender. Granite School District Police dispatchers were alerted to the alleged burglary at Pioneer Elementary School, 3860 S. 3380 West, when an alarm was tripped at about 2:00 a.m., said school district spokesman Ben Horsley. The school’s security system enabled dispatchers to listen in on two men, aged 26 and 18, discuss...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243179@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:47:40 MDT Millard County deputies shoot man who rammed several cruisers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242069-78/county-sheriff-finlinson-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242069-78/county-sheriff-finlinson-office.html.csp">Millard County deputies shoot man who rammed several cruisers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:36:40.179-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol and Utah County investigators are looking into the late Tuesday night shooting and wounding of a fugitive by Millard County sheriff’s deputies. A statement Wednesday from Millard County Sheriff Robert Dekker’s office said the incident began about 7 p.m. Tuesday when deputies, accompanied by a Utah Adult Probation and Parole agent, tried to pull over a pickup truck driven by 42-year-old George Finlinson. Finlinson’s family and mental health workers reportedly had requested th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242069@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:36:40 MDT Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp">Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:16:03.726-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ignoring the Great Commandment to love thy neighbor as thyself, a Lindon man was arrested Friday on suspicion of defrauding his neighbor instead. The victim of the alleged fraud told Orem police his neighbor had bilked him out of $43,000 over a three-year period to purportedly start a business that sold “a fire suppression system,” Orem police said in a press release. The product, said Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez, would detect when a house was on fire and suck up water from the homeowner’s sw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233176@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:03 MDT Letter: I’ll take calm, collected president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224701-82/obama-calm-collected-leader.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224701-82/obama-calm-collected-leader.html.csp">Letter: I’ll take calm, collected president</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:02.279-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rich Lowry, writer for The National Review, wrote another one of his diatribes about Obama (“Obama, alleged leader of the free world,” July 25). In his inept commentary, about the Ukrainian/Russian troubles, Lowry even threw in comments about Obamacare. Here is what is right about Obama, he is not John McCain, Sarah Palin, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz or Rick Perry, etc. The United States of America is still the guiding light in today’s world, and we do not need to prove our prowess in every quarr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224701@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:02 MDT Lowry: The alleged leader of the free world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210230-82/obama-president-putin-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210230-82/obama-president-putin-russian.html.csp">Lowry: The alleged leader of the free world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:48:22.543-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">President Barack Obama must have missed his calling as head of the National Transportation Safety Board. In the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Obama has been the nation’s forensic investigator-in-chief. He has summoned all the moral authority of his office to call for the professional handling of the wreckage. President Ronald Reagan famously implored the Soviets to “Tear down this wall.” President Obama’s injunction is “Investigate this crash.” Or as he put it rousingly in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210230@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:48:22 MDT Jerry Sandusky’s son discusses alleged sexual abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194269-68/sandusky-jerry-abuse-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194269-68/sandusky-jerry-abuse-family.html.csp">Jerry Sandusky’s son discusses alleged sexual abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:48:49.326-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Harrisburg, Pa. • An adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is providing details of the alleged sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father. Matt Sandusky, who was initially a foster child of the Sanduskys, tells Oprah Winfrey in a TV show airing Thursday night that his overnight visits with the family as a child were good “except for one part, bedtime.” At bedtime in the Sandusky’s home in State College, he said, Jerry Sandusky’s “ritual began.” “The overnight visits wer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942692014-07-17T09:48:49.326-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:48:49.326-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194269@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:48:49 MDT Jenson asks again for Swallow, Shurtleff testimony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58158351-78/jenson-case-shurtleff-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58158351-78/jenson-case-shurtleff-swallow.html.csp">Jenson asks again for Swallow, Shurtleff testimony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:03:40.448-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jailed businessman Marc Sessions Jenson asked a Utah judge Monday to reconsider his request to haul former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff into court to answer questions regarding his prosecution and the alleged “pay-to-play” scheme at the heart of a scandal that engulfed the AG’s office and led to Swallow’s resignation. Third District Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills denied an identical request in April, but Jenson’s attorney Marcus Mumford said Monday that she did so without havin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158351@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:03:40 MDT Alleged sex abuse victim: Martin MacNeill thought she was his dead wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142077-78/macneill-martin-woman-testified.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142077-78/macneill-martin-woman-testified.html.csp">Alleged sex abuse victim: Martin MacNeill thought she was his dead wife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T10:01:21.436-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • After Martin MacNeill put his hands down her pants, the woman testified on Wednesday, the former doctor told her he was sorry — he had thought she was his recently deceased wife. The soft-spoken woman testified during Martin MacNeill’s sex abuse trial that she was at the MacNeill home on May 23, 2007 — just over a month after Michele MacNeill had died. She was cleaning out the deceased woman’s closet, while Martin MacNeill watched television on a couch in his master bedroom. When she g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142077@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:01:21 MDT UPD: Violent gang fugitive caught after tip http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142029-78/vigil-gang-upd-robbery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142029-78/vigil-gang-upd-robbery.html.csp">UPD: Violent gang fugitive caught after tip</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:54:33.144-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police say a fugitive violent street gang member wanted on numerous firearms and robbery counts has been arrested and jailed. Jacob Drake Vigil, 23, was being held without bail in the Salt Lake County Jail Wednesday under a U.S. Marshals Office hold order. UPD Sgt. Paul Barker said that officers from the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit, acting on a tip, nabbed Vigil about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Smith’s market near 4100 S. Redwood Road, in West Valley City. Despite Vigil having early been ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142029@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:54:33 MDT Ex-Utah utility executive was hired while on the run from Canada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094893-78/furness-heber-company-power.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094893-78/furness-heber-company-power.html.csp">Ex-Utah utility executive was hired while on the run from Canada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T07:35:46.827-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 07:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Citizens of Heber City are outraged over revelations that a former local utility executive who allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the company was under investigation for a similar crime in Canada when he was hired by Utah officials eight years ago. Anthony Furness, 55, the former chief financial officer of the taxpayer-owned Heber Light & Power, was charged in February in Heber’s 4th District Court with one count of second-degree felony theft by deception. Furness allegedly billed more t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094893@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:35:46 MDT