BROOKE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Five Questions for Evan Wolfson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57764457-224/marriage-freedom-evan-marry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57764457-224/marriage-freedom-evan-marry.html.csp">Five Questions for Evan Wolfson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T14:51:28.376-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 02:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Attorney Evan Wolfson has long been active in the battle for marriage equality. Evan is the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, which advocates for marriage equality. He is the author of “Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People’s Right to Marry,” published in 2004. And he was co-counsel in Baehr v. Miike, the case filed in 1991 by three same-sex couples in Hawaii challenging that state’s bar on their right to marry; the couples eventually won, though the victory was later ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57764457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:51:28 MDT Alfie Boe sings his way onto ‘Selfridge’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57713708-223/selfridge-boe-singer-alfie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57713708-223/selfridge-boe-singer-alfie.html.csp">Alfie Boe sings his way onto ‘Selfridge’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T18:30:40.683-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Season 2 of “Mr. Selfridge” focuses less on guest stars and more on the regulars, but there are exceptions, including British singer Alfie Boe, who’s married to a Salt Lake woman and has spent time in Utah. Boe shows up in Episode 5 as Richard Chapman, a (fictional) former opera singer who has fallen on hard times and is now a music hall singer. “He then comes to do a concert in the store, and it was just a wonderful experience,” executive producer Kate Brooke said. Perhaps a more wonderful ex...</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> 57713708@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:30:40 MDT Crime victims fund gets assist from lawmakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57683918-224/crime-fund-victims-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57683918-224/crime-fund-victims-money.html.csp">Crime victims fund gets assist from lawmakers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T09:41:44.717-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah lawmakers took action this session to ensure a fund used to help victims of violent crime doesn’t run out of money any time soon. By approving SB259, lawmakers ended a nearly decade-long practice of using the crime victims reparations fund to cover administrative costs of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. The commission will now receive money from the state’s general fund. Several criminal justice and substance abuse grant programs overseen by the commission also were moved 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> 57683918@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:41:44 MDT Ex-jail deputy who admitted abusing female inmates gets probation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57597962-78/county-epperson-jail-deputy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57597962-78/county-epperson-jail-deputy.html.csp">Ex-jail deputy who admitted abusing female inmates gets probation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T20:49:22.256-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Wasatch County sheriff’s deputy who pleaded guilty to physically abusing two women while working at the county’s jail will spend three years on probation, a federal judge decided Friday. U.S. District Court Judge David Sam also ruled that Christopher Stein Epperson will not have to pay any fines in connection with his crimes. Epperson pleaded guilty in August to two counts of deprivation of rights under the color of law. He admitted that in December 2009 and September 2010 he caused bod...</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> 57597962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:49:22 MDT Prison relocation clears House committee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57593076-90/prison-committee-utah-hcr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57593076-90/prison-committee-utah-hcr.html.csp">Prison relocation clears House committee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T21:55:15.559-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House Economic Development committee on Monday unanimously passed a resolution backing efforts to move the Utah State Prison from Draper. Rep. Brad R. Wilson, R-Kaysville, said interest in expanding the high-tech corridor some refer to as “Silicon Slopes” is not the only motive behind the proposal. The current prison facility is falling apart and impedes the Utah Department of Corrections’ ability to provide cutting-edge programs aimed at helping inmates succeed once they rejoin their commun...</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> 57593076@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:55:15 MDT