ALLEGED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALLEGED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 EPA raps Ivory Homes for storm-water pollution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108979-78/storm-utah-ivory-construction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108979-78/storm-utah-ivory-construction.html.csp">EPA raps Ivory Homes for storm-water pollution</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T23:11:41.185-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s largest home builder has agreed to a $250,000 fine and to take several steps to address a “pattern of failures” to comply with Clean Water Act requirements to control pollution associated with storm-water runoff from construction sites. Ivory Homes’ commitments will ensure that hundreds of thousands of pounds of sediment do not enter Utah’s waterways, according to a Tuesday announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “The agreement resolves alleged storm-water permit violati...</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> 58108979@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:11:41 MDT Kaysville man charged in alleged $72M Ponzi scheme http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084384-78/randall-investors-charges-horizon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084384-78/randall-investors-charges-horizon.html.csp">Kaysville man charged in alleged $72M Ponzi scheme</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="2014-06-18T21:51:01.868-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Kaysville businessman has been charged with running an alleged Ponzi scheme that took more than $72 million from about 700 people. Dee Randall, 63, was charged Wednesday in 3rd District Court with a pattern of unlawful activity and 22 counts of securities fraud. All of the alleged crimes are second-degree felonies, except for one of the fraud charges, which is a third-degree felony. U.S. bankruptcy officials suspected Randall — the owner of Horizon Mortgage & Investment, Horizon Financial & I...</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> 58084384@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:51:01 MDT Germany investigates alleged NSA Merkel phone tap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026621-68/merkel-germany-national-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026621-68/merkel-germany-national-security.html.csp">Germany investigates alleged NSA Merkel phone tap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID RISING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T08:24:45.762-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • German prosecutors have opened an investigation into the alleged monitoring of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone by the U.S. National Security Agency, officials said Wednesday, in a move that could again complicate diplomatic relations between the two allies. It was not immediately clear what the new investigation might mean in terms of possible prosecutions of Americans. Documents provided by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden indicated in October that the U.S. was monit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580266212014-06-04T08:24:45.762-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T08:24:45.762-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:24:45 MDT W. Jordan cops pepper spray, Taser alleged hostage taker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58006630-78/woman-pepper-suspect-taser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58006630-78/woman-pepper-suspect-taser.html.csp">W. Jordan cops pepper spray, Taser alleged hostage taker</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="2014-05-30T09:36:00.683-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman’s frantic 911 domestic violence call led to a brief standoff with her alleged attacker that ended only when West Jordan police first pepper sprayed and then stunned the suspect with a Taser. Public safety dispatchers said the 911 call from the home, located near 2200 West and 7100 South, came in at 2:42 a.m. Friday. The woman said she was being held against her will by a 49-year-old man. Officers arrived to see, through a window, the suspect and the woman arguing. The woman’s shirt repor...</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> 58006630@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 09:36:00 MDT