ATTORNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTORNEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 MDT Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp">Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:55:21.261-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While friends and family mourned the death of Darrien Hunt, the Utah County attorney spent hours Thursday reviewing evidence gathered by more than 20 investigators in a shooting that has become the subject of nationwide controversy over race, police tactics and politics. “We’re getting a full 360 as to what was happening both prior to and during the incident,” Tim Taylor said after meeting for three hours Thursday afternoon with detectives from multiple agencies. Investigators on Thursday concl...</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> 58430944@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp">Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul C. Burke, Brett L. Tolman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and John W. Mackay</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T16:16:02.506-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two all-star legal teams in the fight over Utah’s Amendment 3 await the call from the U.S. Supreme Court for the ultimate matchup in the battle over same-sex marriage. On Sept. 29, the nine justices are set to review seven petitions from same-sex marriage cases in five states — Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin. An announcement is likely this fall, perhaps even in early October, with written briefing and oral arguments to follow before a final decision by the Supreme Court in June ...</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> 58425063@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:16:02 MDT NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420741-79/mart-wal-sugar-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420741-79/mart-wal-sugar-tax.html.csp">NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. The attorney general’s office says the retailer launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, but consumers at 117 Wal-Mart stores in New York were routinely charged $3.50. Investigators say some consumers who complained were falsely told the state has a “sugar tax.” They say the markup of more t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584207412014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420741@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:35:43 MDT Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp">Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three women alleged the officer sexually assaulted them while he was on duty. Trooper Eric Roberts, 42, was arrested at his home in Sapulpa and taken to the Creek County jail. He was released Monday afternoon after posting $66,000 bail. An internal investigation into Roberts began after a woman called the patrol on July 23 and reported that Roberts raped her after ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584171322014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417132@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:25:14 MDT Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp">Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:55:02.284-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite position in court. Holder said Friday in a speech to the Hispanic National Bar Association that, “Though these children may not have a constitutional right to a lawyer, we have policy reasons and a moral obligation to insure the presence of counsel.” Yet last week, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Leo...</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> 58409601@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:55:02 MDT Confession is focus of NYC missing boy hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409583-68/hernandez-confession-whether-miranda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409583-68/hernandez-confession-whether-miranda.html.csp">Confession is focus of NYC missing boy hearing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:44:02.416-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Pedro Hernandez hadn’t attracted much attention from police before detectives came to his suburban New Jersey door on a tip one morning in May 2012. Seven hours later, the investigators’ video cameras started rolling as he admitted killing a 6-year-old boy whose 1979 disappearance helped ignite a nationwide missing-children’s movement. The circumstances surrounding that confession are set to be scrutinized at a hearing, starting Monday, to determine whether Hernandez’ statements are f...</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> 58409583@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:44:02 MDT Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407833-77/peterson-says-abuse-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407833-77/peterson-says-abuse-attorney.html.csp">Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE CAMPBELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge in Montgomery County accused Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and “used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son.” He says Peterson regrets the incident and never intended to harm the boy. The allegations come during a week in which the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584078332014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407833@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Grand America Hotel fined $2M for hiring undocumented workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398036-78/america-hotel-grand-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398036-78/america-hotel-grand-workers.html.csp">Grand America Hotel fined $2M for hiring undocumented workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:12:12.365-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Grand America Hotel has agreed to pay a nearly $2 million fine because managers had rehired undocumented workers after federal investigators issued a warning in 2011 and 133 employees were fired. After the warning that followed a yearlong audit, lower and midlevel managers created two temporary employment agencies, and, within days of the warning, the agencies were used as cover to rehire about 30 of those fired workers, according to the U.S. attorney’s office for Utah. Another 13 went back...</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> 58398036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:12:12 MDT Utah’s ex-A.G. Shurtleff asks FBI, cops for all they have on him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398044-90/shurtleff-attorney-general-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398044-90/shurtleff-attorney-general-swallow.html.csp">Utah’s ex-A.G. Shurtleff asks FBI, cops for all they have on him</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="2014-09-10T21:48:20.175-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff wants the FBI and the Utah Department of Public Safety to hand over everything they have on him, several former co-workers and the men he is accused of bribing. In a motion filed in 3rd District Court on Wednesday, Shurtleff’s attorney Rick Van Wagoner outlines 30 specific requests for evidence and case files he believes will be relevant and helpful in defending Shurtleff against the 10 felonies with which the state’s former top prosecutor has been ch...</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> 58398044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:48:20 MDT Detroit bankruptcy trial on hold after major deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398091-79/detroit-bankruptcy-syncora-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398091-79/detroit-bankruptcy-syncora-trial.html.csp">Detroit bankruptcy trial on hold after major deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ED WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T11:00:02.373-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • A judge on Wednesday suspended Detroit’s bankruptcy trial until next week to give lawyers time to work out the details of a settlement that would satisfy a major creditor that opposed the city’s plan to get on its feet again. The city reached a deal Tuesday with Syncora, a bond insurer that stood to lose about $400 million under Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy. Detroit would extend Syncora’s lease on a tunnel between the U.S. and Canada and grant it a long-term lease on a downt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583980912014-09-10T11:00:02.373-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T11:00:02.373-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398091@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:00:02 MDT Ex-Aryan Nations attorney dies in federal prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382142-68/steele-prison-wife-aryan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382142-68/steele-prison-wife-aryan.html.csp">Ex-Aryan Nations attorney dies in federal prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T15:41:02.705-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Coeur d’Alene, Idaho • Edgar Steele, who once represented Aryan Nations founder Richard Butler in a lawsuit that bankrupted the white supremacist group, has died in federal prison in California. Steele was 69. Steele was serving a 50-year sentence at the federal prison in Victorville, California, after he was convicted of plotting to kill his wife. The prison website listed him as dying on Thursday. No other details were immediately available, and the prison operator phone went unanswered Friday...</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> 58382142@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 15:41:02 MDT Utah Supreme Court ponders whether grand juries are flawed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373395-78/grand-jury-utah-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373395-78/grand-jury-utah-court.html.csp">Utah Supreme Court ponders whether grand juries are flawed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:36:17.682-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a case that appears connected to some high-profile prosecution, the Utah Supreme Court on Thursday pondered whether the state’s grand jury system violates the Utah Constitution. Justices asked whether a panel of judges that refused to convene a grand jury last year for the Salt Lake County district attorney were acting as the judicial or executive branch. If it was the latter, does that violate the “Distribution of Powers” clause of the state constitution? “If [the panel] isn’t a court,” A...</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> 58373395@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:36:17 MDT Shurtleff wants to split his case from Swallow’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375675-78/shurtleff-swallow-cases-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375675-78/shurtleff-swallow-cases-sltrib.html.csp">Shurtleff wants to split his case from Swallow’s</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="2014-09-07T17:00:51.126-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Embattled former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff wants to put distance between himself and his chosen successor, John Swallow. In a motion filed Thursday, the state’s former top prosecutor asked 3rd District Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills to sever his criminal case from Swallow’s and argued that the two, listed as co-defendants, should never have been linked. His attorney, Rick Van Wagoner, accused Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill of perpetuating a “myth” that the two former Republican 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> 58375675@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:00:51 MDT Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375453-68/mcdonnell-williams-virginia-maureen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58375453-68/mcdonnell-williams-virginia-maureen.html.csp">Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL and MATTHEW BARAKAT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T16:14:02.918-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 04:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted Thursday of taking bribes to promote a dietary supplement in a corruption case that derailed the career of the onetime rising Republican star and laid bare the couple’s broken marriage. A federal jury in Richmond convicted Bob McDonnell of 11 of the 13 counts he faced; Maureen McDonnell was convicted of nine of the 13 counts she faced. Both bowed their heads and wept as the court clerk read a chorus of “guilty” verdic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583754532014-09-04T16:14:02.918-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T16:14:02.918-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375453@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:14:02 MDT Tribune to host Town Hall about Swallow, Shurtleff scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369388-78/tribune-swallow-scandal-shurtleff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369388-78/tribune-swallow-scandal-shurtleff.html.csp">Tribune to host Town Hall about Swallow, Shurtleff scandal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T21:05:56.232-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How did a meeting at an Orem doughnut shop balloon into the biggest political scandal in Utah history? How did an attorney general who captured nearly two-thirds of the vote see his administration begin to implode a mere four days after taking office? How did his predecessor, elected three times as the state’s top law-enforcement officer, wind up accused of being a crook? Learn the answers to those questions and more Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., when The Salt Lake Tribune hosts a free Town Ha...</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> 58369388@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:05:56 MDT Lawyer says Brown never charged with serious felony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370811-68/brown-juvenile-records-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370811-68/brown-juvenile-records-court.html.csp">Lawyer says Brown never charged with serious felony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T19:35:21.378-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clayton, Mo. • The 18-year-old fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer didn’t face any juvenile charges at the time of his death and never was charged with a serious felony such as murder, robbery or burglary, a juvenile court system lawyer said Wednesday. Those details emerged at a hearing in which two media organizations sought the release of any possible juvenile records for Michael Brown. An attorney for the Brown family called the effort to get the records “shameful” and motiva...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583708112014-09-03T19:35:21.378-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T19:35:21.378-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370811@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:35:21 MDT Creditor rips debt plan in Detroit bankruptcy case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369203-79/detroit-plan-creditors-debt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369203-79/detroit-plan-creditors-debt.html.csp">Creditor rips debt plan in Detroit bankruptcy case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:12:19.926-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • An attorney for one of Detroit’s creditors told a judge overseeing the city’s historic bankruptcy Wednesday that Detroit could afford to pay 75 cents on the dollar to settle its debt if it sold some masterpieces from the art museum. But an attorney for Detroit told federal Judge Steven Rhodes in his opening statement that the debt-restructuring plan focused first on resolving a dire financial situation and does not discriminate against creditors. Syncora Guarantee attorney Marc Kiesels...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583692032014-09-03T16:12:19.926-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T16:12:19.926-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:12:19 MDT Lack of charges in Cliven Bundy standoff poses risk, group says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365302-78/blm-federal-bundy-peer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365302-78/blm-federal-bundy-peer.html.csp">Lack of charges in Cliven Bundy standoff poses risk, group says</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="2014-09-06T10:29:30.128-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal land managers want criminal charges filed in 35 cases related to the armed standoff between officers and militia members supporting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy — and delay by prosecutors may be putting other federal officials at risk, an advocacy group charged Tuesday. More than four months ago, the federal Bureau of Land Management referred the cases to Nevada’s U.S. attorney’s office, according to data released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). But Nevada U....</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> 58365302@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:29:30 MDT Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp">Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:42:38.132-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After years of scandal stemming from money and campaign contributions flowing to the attorney general’s race, it appears both candidates have taken a more reserved approach, although big donations continue to flow to Republican incumbent Attorney General Sean Reyes. Reyes has received a handful of contributions in excess of $10,000 during the campaign, including a $20,000 donation last week from a renewable-energy company. Reyes has raised more than $262,000 since taking office last December and...</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> 58366136@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:42:38 MDT