CHARGES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHARGES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) IMF chief Lagarde is under investigation in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342812-79/lagarde-chief-france-french.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342812-79/lagarde-chief-france-french.html.csp">IMF chief Lagarde is under investigation in France</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 08:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement Wednesday after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was “without basis.” She is the third IMF managing director in a decade to face legal troubles. She and her f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583428122014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342812@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:57:02 MDT Salt Lake City man sent to prison on fraud charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340299-78/johnson-prison-conviction-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340299-78/johnson-prison-conviction-federal.html.csp">Salt Lake City man sent to prison on fraud charges</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:26:08.755-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Jamis Johnson to five months in prison on his conviction of 27 fraud-related charges after crediting him with the nearly four years he’s spent in state prison on a separate conviction. U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said the Salt Lake City man, convicted by a federal court jury in 2011 after a nine-day trial, has been incarcerated in the Utah State Prison for 43 months for violation of parole from the earlier conviction. He was given credit for that time...</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> 58340299@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:26:08 MDT Ogden man ordered to trial in storage shed murder case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338506-78/mills-boehme-police-mackley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58338506-78/mills-boehme-police-mackley.html.csp">Ogden man ordered to trial in storage shed murder case</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="2014-08-26T21:37:12.735-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Shawn Gerrald Boehme and Elgie Ray Mills Jr. entered an Ogden storage shed together on May 28, according to video surveillance footage. But only one man left. “Elgie Mills is never seen leaving the shop alive,” Deputy Weber County Attorney Teral Tree said Tuesday afternoon during a preliminary hearing in 2nd District Court. Police, called the next day, found Mills, 43, shot to death. Arrested a week later in Layton, Boehme, 45, allegedly admitted to police that he fired a gun three time...</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> 58338506@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:37:12 MDT Court decision delayed on Marine’s Iraq vanishing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58326758-90/hassoun-military-lebanon-2004.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58326758-90/hassoun-military-lebanon-2004.html.csp">Court decision delayed on Marine’s Iraq vanishing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN DREW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:52:02.068-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camp LeJeune N.C. • A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there. The Marine officer presiding over the hearing for Cpl. Wassef Hassoun adjourned the proceeding for at least a week to allow defense attorneys to translate Lebanese documents they say support his case. The hearing officer, Lt. Col. Scott W. Martin, will eventually recommend whether Hassoun, who lived in Wes...</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> 58326758@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:52:02 MDT Texas Gov. Rick Perry offers wry smile in mug shot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317464-68/perry-texas-governor-config.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317464-68/perry-texas-governor-config.html.csp">Texas Gov. Rick Perry offers wry smile in mug shot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Will Weissert and Paul J. Weber</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T12:34:22.674-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. That’s how the possible 2016 presidential candidate greeted his booking on criminal charges of abuse of power. But what’s next for the longest-serving governor in Texas history isn’t so glib: Perry’s high-powered and pricey legal team now will try to quickly extinguish the case against him, which includes two felony charges stemming from h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583174642014-08-21T12:34:22.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T12:34:22.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317464@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:34:22 MDT PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in deadly blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310392-79/charges-federal-company-indictment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310392-79/charges-federal-company-indictment.html.csp">PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in deadly blast</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:19:01.988-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood. Steve Bauer, an attorney for the company, entered the plea in federal court to all 28 counts, including obstruction of justice. The new indictment — announced last month — replaced a 12-count indictment that related to PG&E’s safety practices but did not incl...</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> 58310392@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:01 MDT Trial begins for man accused in 2013 Uintah County murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301375-78/saenz-olsen-uintah-degree.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301375-78/saenz-olsen-uintah-degree.html.csp">Trial begins for man accused in 2013 Uintah County murder</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="2014-08-19T09:06:00.436-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Opening statements are expected Tuesday morning in a trial for a Utah man accused of murdering an acquaintance last year. Jesse Anthony Saenz, 24, is charged in 8th District Court with murder, a first-degree felony, as well as theft and possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person, both second-degree felonies. A jury was seated Monday for what is expected to be a week-long trial. On April 11, 2013, Elvis Zachary Olsen, 22, was found shot to death near Fort Duchesne on the Uintah and 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> 58301375@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:06:00 MDT Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298566-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298566-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp">Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:02.592-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Uniontown, Pa. • Two Pennsylvania golfers accused of fighting over the rules had assault charges dismissed after they refused to testify against one another. State police say 63-year-old Roger Lee Harris and 42-year-old Bryan Bandes were playing with three others at the Springdale Golf Course near Uniontown on Aug. 3. That’s when they began arguing about rules involving “casual water” — or puddles — after it rained. The North Union Township men eventually came to blows, and police say Harris hit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582985662014-08-16T23:01:02.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:02.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298566@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:02 MDT 2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp">2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T19:28:01.923-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">AUSTIN, Texas • As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home. The latest is Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who following his indictment on two felony charges, is staring at the most serious accusations of wrongdoing by a prominent Republican governor openly considering ...</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> 58304340@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:28:01 MDT Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302020-79/seleznev-charges-russian-ray.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302020-79/seleznev-charges-russian-ray.html.csp">Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GENE JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • A federal judge ordered the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker on Friday to remain in custody until his trial on computer hacking charges, after a prosecutor said evidence recovered from his laptop after his arrest in the Maldives gave new insight into the breadth of his activities. Roman Seleznev, 30, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev, appeared in U.S. District Court in Seattle, where he was indicted in 2011 on charges that involved hacking into computerized cash registers,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583020202014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T19:04:02.318-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58302020@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:04:02 MDT Money laundering charge added to FedEx drug case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301244-79/fedex-charges-money-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301244-79/fedex-charges-money-drug.html.csp">Money laundering charge added to FedEx drug case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:18:02.518-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Federal prosecutors say several addicts died soon after receiving shipments of illegal prescription drugs sent via FedEx. The deaths were included in a new indictment filed late Thursday against FedEx that adds money laundering to a list of charges the company is facing over allegations it knowingly shipped illegal prescription drugs from two online pharmacies. The Memphis-based shipping giant is not charged with any of the deaths. The three money laundering charges allege the on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583012442014-08-15T14:18:02.518-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T14:18:02.518-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301244@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:18:02 MDT Current and ex-Utah Guard members face criminal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300860-78/guard-howell-information-cooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300860-78/guard-howell-information-cooper.html.csp">Current and ex-Utah Guard members face criminal charges</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="2014-08-16T23:13:37.784-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four current or former Utah National Guard members are facing criminal charges alleging they scammed or helped defraud a recruiting incentive program by falsely claiming they were responsible for bringing in new recruits. The four were charged with exploiting a program in which Guard members signed up as “recruiting assistants” and then could earn $2,000 for attracting new members. The Guard Recruiter Assistance Program was scuttled in 2012 by Army Secretary John McHugh after an audit found tha...</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> 58300860@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:13:37 MDT Letter: Ten horse deaths require criminal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297130-82/ten-horses-attorney-beings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297130-82/ten-horses-attorney-beings.html.csp">Letter: Ten horse deaths require criminal charges</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:30:57.626-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Mr. Attorney General, Ten horses dead! Ten poor souls were tortured in the heat of the blazing sun! Ten intelligent beings were baked alive in the desert heat! Ten innocent personalities, longing for a sip of water, a taste of sustenance, were denied! Ten equine spirits perished without drop of nourishment! Ten amazing works of God craved assistance from the human beings they depended on! Agony. Hell. Death. We, the people who believe that we are stewards of this planet and are respons...</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> 58297130@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:30:57 MDT Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp">Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty</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="2014-08-14T11:36:17.014-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Tremonton police officer accused of creating a fake pornography email account and convincing a teen girl to send him nude photos pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday. Jeremy Rose, 37, is charged in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with 16 charges: ten counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of third-degree felony voyeurism, one count of third-degree felony dealing in materials harmful to minor, one count each of third-degree felonies obstruction of justice...</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> 58296949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:36:17 MDT Editorial: Will suit show bank’s role in Shurtleff/Swallow case? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292920-82/bank-shurtleff-swallow-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292920-82/bank-shurtleff-swallow-america.html.csp">Editorial: Will suit show bank’s role in Shurtleff/Swallow case?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:32:08.382-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the pantheon of multi-level marketers, online-business opportunities and payday lenders who pop up in Shurtleff-Swallow threads, one name does not seem to be in the same league: Bank of America. As the second-largest bank in the country, the Charlotte-based financial giant is a different animal. No one from the bank is facing any criminal charges related to Shurtleff-Swallow, but the charges filed against the two former attorneys general have pulled the bank in. Mark Shurtleff and his protég...</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> 58292920@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:32:08 MDT Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296694-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296694-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp">Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Uniontown, Pa. • Two Pennsylvania golfers accused of fighting over the rules had assault charges dismissed after they refused to testify against one another. State police say 63-year-old Roger Lee Harris and 42-year-old Bryan Bandes were playing with three others at the Springdale Golf Course near Uniontown on Aug. 3. That’s when they began arguing about rules involving “casual water” — or puddles — after it rained. The North Union Township men eventually came to blows, and police say Harris hit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966942014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296694@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT News roundup: Leavitt: GOP shouldn't argue to repeal Obamacare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58296055-64/trib-utah-dnews-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58296055-64/trib-utah-dnews-lake.html.csp">News roundup: Leavitt: GOP shouldn't argue to repeal Obamacare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T07:07:41.088-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leavitt: GOP needs to stop argue to repeal Obamacare. Feds: 4,300 Utahns must verify citizenship status to keep health care. LDS Church surveying members on women's role. Happy Thursday. Former Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt, whose consulting firm has helped states maneuver through requirements under the Affordable Care Act, says that the tide may be turning on Obamacare and Republicans running for president would be wise not to talk up the idea of repealing the law. "I'll be surprised if a pr...</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> 58296055@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:07:41 MDT Canadian prosecutors approve polygamy charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294480-78/charges-investigations-polygamy-british.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294480-78/charges-investigations-polygamy-british.html.csp">Canadian prosecutors approve polygamy charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEREMY HAINSWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T19:16:42.037-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vancouver, British Columbia • British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice says polygamy charges have once again been filed against two leaders of a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon community. Winston Blackmore and James Oler each face charges of polygamy. Similar charges against the men were quashed in 2009 in a dispute over the appointment of prosecutors. Oler and two others face charges of removal of a child under 16 from Canada for sexual purposes. The new charges come after an investigation by a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582944802014-08-14T19:16:42.037-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T19:16:42.037-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294480@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:16:42 MDT Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp">Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students</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="2014-08-15T21:49:15.728-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Kamas middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing his students was ordered to stand trial Wednesday. Rory Bowen, 36, faces four counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child — a first-degree felony punishable by up to life in prison — in the alleged assault of four 12- and 13-year-old girls in Bowen’s former math class. Bowen will enter a plea next month at an arraignment scheduled for Sept. 8 in Park City before 3rd District Judge Todd Shaughnessy. According to court documents, ...</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> 58293389@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:49:15 MDT Oden faces October trial on battery charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292452-77/oden-battery-officers-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292452-77/oden-battery-officers-trial.html.csp">Oden faces October trial on battery charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES D. WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.754-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • Former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden is free to leave Indiana while he awaits trial on charges he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face as long as he remains on GPS monitoring, a judge ruled Wednesday. Marion County Superior Court Judge Steven Rubick entered a routine not guilty plea on behalf of Oden and scheduled the free agent center’s trial for Oct. 22. Oden is charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury and two misdemeanor battery counts. The 7-foot-tall Oden, we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582924522014-08-13T22:42:23.754-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.754-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292452@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT