CHARGES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHARGES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833735-68/slatten-court-government-blackwater.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833735-68/slatten-court-government-blackwater.html.csp">Feds: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:43:49.281-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges stemming from the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens in an incident in Baghdad nearly seven years ago. Nicholas Slatten and three other former Blackwater guards are charged in the Sept. 16, 2007, killings of 14 Iraqi citizens and the wounding of 18 others. On Thursday, federal prosecutors said an appeals court ruling earlier this month has effective...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337352014-04-17T16:43:49.281-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:43:49.281-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833735@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:43:49 MDT Utah police officer pleads guilty to faking DUI reports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818654-78/hall-charges-dui-shifts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818654-78/hall-charges-dui-shifts.html.csp">Utah police officer pleads guilty to faking DUI reports</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="2014-04-14T21:09:44.195-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Unified Police Department officer accused of making fake DUI reports and working overlapping shifts to steal taxpayer money pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday. Stephen F. Hall, 44, retired last May amid an internal investigation that allegedly found he had faked reports while working grant-funded overtime shifts, sometimes at the same time he was clocked-in at other jobs. From 2010 to 2013, Hall was double-paid about $14,100, according to charges filed against him in 3rd District...</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> 57818654@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:09:44 MDT 49er Culliver pleads not guilty to hit-run charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818040-77/culliver-san-charges-guilty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818040-77/culliver-san-charges-guilty.html.csp">49er Culliver pleads not guilty to hit-run charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:26.966-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor hit-and-run charges and felony possession of brass knuckles. Culliver was arrested on March 28 after San Jose police say he struck a bicyclist, then rammed a witness’ vehicle that was blocking him from leaving until officers arrived. The San Jose Mercury News reports (http://bit.ly/1hBHB6y) that he entered his plea on Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court. In 2013, Culliver created contro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578180402014-04-14T23:46:26.966-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:26.966-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818040@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:26 MDT Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802721-78/officer-student-horsley-taser.html.csp">Granger High teen arrested after scuffle with Taser-wielding officer</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="2014-04-10T21:04:16.587-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Granger High School sophomore is facing possible expulsion and criminal charges after wrestling with a Taser-wielding school resource officer before finally being subdued. Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the incident began about 10:30 a.m. Thursday when the male student, along with several others, was discovered loitering in the gymnasium when they were supposed to be in class. A hall monitor approached the group to give them truancy citations but then called the Granite Sch...</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> 57802721@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:04:16 MDT Sex crimes dismissed against former Utah youth home director http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790355-78/charges-alleged-prosecutors-victims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790355-78/charges-alleged-prosecutors-victims.html.csp">Sex crimes dismissed against former Utah youth home director</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:30:16.473-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rape and child sex-abuse charges have been dismissed against the former executive director of a Cedar City home for troubled girls after prosecutors learned that some of the alleged victims lied to investigators. Daniel Sandberg Taylor, 43, was charged last June in 5th District Court with three counts each of rape and aggravated sexual abuse of a child, all first-degree felonies. The three alleged victims were all staying at Integrity House, a residential treatment center for troubled girls 12 ...</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> 57790355@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:30:16 MDT Man gets prison for 1994 Utah murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791215-78/padilla-leyva-leetham-1994.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791215-78/padilla-leyva-leetham-1994.html.csp">Man gets prison for 1994 Utah murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:29:41.208-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly 10 years after a West Jordan man was found shot to death in Little Cottonwood Canyon, his killer has been sent to prison. Jose Leyva-Padilla, 41, was sentenced Tuesday in 3rd District Court to two to 15 years at the Utah State Prison for the August 1994 slaying of 35-year-old Richard Leetham. Leyva-Padilla was charged in 2010 with first-degree felony counts of murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping for allegedly kidnapping, robbing and killing Leetham. In February, Leyva-Pa...</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> 57791215@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:41 MDT ‘Mountain Man’ burglar pleads guilty to federal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785470-78/knapp-federal-charges-cabin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785470-78/knapp-federal-charges-cabin.html.csp">‘Mountain Man’ burglar pleads guilty to federal charges</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="2014-04-08T07:41:55.907-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Troy Knapp, the alleged “Mountain Man” cabin burglar, will serve at least 10 years in federal prison for firing on law enforcement before he was arrested last year, according to a plea deal that resolves his federal court case. Knapp, 43, was originally indicted in U.S. District Court on three counts: assaulting a federal officer; use of a firearm during a crime of violence; and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. During a resolution hearing in St. George on Monday, Knapp pleaded guil...</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> 57785470@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:41:55 MDT Charges: Ex-cop posed as porn producer to get teen’s nude pics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774618-78/rose-teen-photos-nude.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774618-78/rose-teen-photos-nude.html.csp">Charges: Ex-cop posed as porn producer to get teen’s nude pics</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="2014-04-04T15:58:03.192-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 03:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Tremonton police officer is facing sexual exploitation of a minor charges and other charges, accused of creating a fake pornography email account and convincing a teen girl to send him nude photos. Jeremy Rose, 37, was charged in Box Elder County’s 1st District Court with 15 charges Thursday: nine 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 ea...</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> 57774618@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:58:03 MDT Convicted rapist gets new prison sentence on child porn charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765758-78/turley-rape-sexual-attempted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765758-78/turley-rape-sexual-attempted.html.csp">Convicted rapist gets new prison sentence on child porn charges</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="2014-04-02T20:25:14.689-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A convicted rapist is now headed for federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. U.S. District Court Judge Dee Benson ordered Shawn William Turley, 50, of West Valley City, to spend 15 years in the federal prison in Englewood, Colo. Once released, Turley will be supervised for the rest of his life. Among other conditions, Turley will be required to participate in sex-offender treatment upon his release and will be limited to supervised contact with individu...</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> 57765758@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:25:14 MDT New charges filed against Utah ‘Mountain Man’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764742-78/knapp-charges-county-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764742-78/knapp-charges-county-court.html.csp">New charges filed against Utah ‘Mountain Man’</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="2014-04-02T19:54:03.187-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New criminal charges were filed this week against so-called “Mountain Man” Troy James Knapp. Knapp was charged Monday in Richfield’s 6th District Court with four new felony charges: two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of theft. The man, who is accused of burglarizing numerous cabins in several Utah counties over approximately six years, now faces 43 felony and misdemeanor charges — mostly theft and burglary charges — in district court in seven Utah counties: Beaver, Emery, Garfield...</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> 57764742@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:54:03 MDT S. Weber officials: No immediate action taken against councilman accused of embezzling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744090-78/poff-business-charges-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744090-78/poff-business-charges-according.html.csp">S. Weber officials: No immediate action taken against councilman accused of embezzling</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="2014-03-28T20:26:12.989-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Weber City officials said Thursday that no immediate action will be taken against a city councilman accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from a Bountiful business. William Michael Poff, 40, was charged Thursday in 2nd District Court with three second-degree felony counts of communications fraud. “According to the charges against Councilmember Poff, they are not related to his service on the city council,” a news release from the city reads. “The city will continue to monitor the sit...</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> 57744090@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:26:12 MDT Accused child rapist faces new charges as more victims come forward http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57741343-78/rax-victims-charges-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57741343-78/rax-victims-charges-police.html.csp">Accused child rapist faces new charges as more victims come forward</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T19:54:40.205-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man accused of molesting teenage immigrant boys and forcing them into the drug trade is facing new charges after investigators found even more child victims. Victor Manuel Rax, 42, now faces a total of 63 felonies for crimes ranging from sodomy on a child to human trafficking to drugs. Investigators believe Rax raped undocumented immigrant children as young as nine, then threatened their families in order to force them to sell drugs and submit to abuse. Police from multiple agencies arreste...</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> 57741343@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:54:40 MDT Abuse charges drove county GOP chair to resign http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57734973-90/bennion-charges-sltrib-abuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57734973-90/bennion-charges-sltrib-abuse.html.csp">Abuse charges drove county GOP chair to resign</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="2014-03-27T18:06:39.339-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Facing a half-dozen domestic-violence charges, the chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party stepped down last week in an attempt, he said, to spare his family embarrassment and protect his now ex-wife. Chad Bennion submitted his resignation March 19, a day before the GOP caucuses, citing an undisclosed family issue. The issue was a group of class B misdemeanor domestic-violence charges filed earlier this month against Bennion, stemming from an early February incident with his then-wife....</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> 57734973@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:06:39 MDT California Democrats plagued by scandal no eve of election season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57739344-68/democratic-yee-senate-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57739344-68/democratic-yee-senate-democrats.html.csp">California Democrats plagued by scandal no eve of election season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIET WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T18:51:33.662-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacramento, Calif. • So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco on federal corruption charges, news that roiled the capital and led one of Yee’s opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a “corrupt institution.” Democrats hold large majorities in both chambers of the Legislature and should be flying into election season this ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577393442014-03-27T18:51:33.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T18:51:33.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57739344@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:51:33 MDT Koerber associate on trial for alleged multimillion-dollar scheme http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57734470-79/koerber-vaughn-money-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57734470-79/koerber-vaughn-money-trial.html.csp">Koerber associate on trial for alleged multimillion-dollar scheme</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="2014-03-27T10:09:16.163-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An investor on Wednesday described the roundabout way employees of accused Ponzi scheme operator Rick Koerber steered him to invest in a company that led him to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. Investor Tom Tibbs was the opening witness in the trial of Jason K. Vaughn, of Orem, a partner and employee of Koerber’s who also ran a company that took in money from investors and poured it into Koerber’s real-estate investment operation. Koerber faces 18 federal fraud-related charges connected to...</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> 57734470@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:09:16 MDT Cleared coach shares trying year under dark cloud of alleged sex abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734482-78/green-child-girl-rape.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734482-78/green-child-girl-rape.html.csp">Cleared coach shares trying year under dark cloud of alleged sex abuse</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="2014-03-27T08:31:44.005-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steven Dale Green says he’s sorry if he sounds bitter — but he figures if he had not hired a private investigator and paid for a good defense, he can almost guarantee he would be heading to prison for child rape. On Tuesday, the 2nd District Court dismissed 13 first-degree felony charges against the 42-year-old Bountiful man, including rape, rape of a child, object rape of a child, aggravated sexual abuse of a child and forcible sodomy. The dismissal, based on evidence provided by Green’s defens...</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> 57734482@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:31:44 MDT Excerpts from press conference with Utah coach cleared of sexually abusing teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57736905-224/green-car-charges-investigator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57736905-224/green-car-charges-investigator.html.csp">Excerpts from press conference with Utah coach cleared of sexually abusing teen</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="2014-03-27T08:26:02.091-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The following are excerpts from Steve Dale Green’s press conference Wednesday evening at his attorney’s office. Charges against the Bountiful man — that he had been having sex with a teenager he coached in soccer — were dropped Tuesday due to insufficient evidence. At the press conference, Green described his reaction to the dismissal and his problems with both his accuser’s story and the system that could have landed him in prison. Not every question the reporters asked, and Green’s answer to 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> 57736905@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:26:02 MDT Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., indicted on corruption charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734153-68/cannon-charlotte-mayor-accepting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734153-68/cannon-charlotte-mayor-accepting.html.csp">Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., indicted on corruption charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MITCH WEISS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T12:34:02.184-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested and accused Wednesday of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business with North Carolina’s largest city. Mayor Patrick Cannon, a 47-year-old Democrat, faces theft and bribery charges, U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins said. Cannon was accused of soliciting and accepting more than $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, a hotel room and the use of a luxur...</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> 57734153@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:34:02 MDT Levi Strauss cutting 800 jobs in next 18 months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733798-79/million-strauss-charges-levi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733798-79/million-strauss-charges-levi.html.csp">Levi Strauss cutting 800 jobs in next 18 months</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T11:16:02.436-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Levi Strauss & Co. will eliminate about 800 jobs, almost 20 percent of its non-retail and non-manufacturing employees, over the next 12 to 18 months. The privately held company said Wednesday that the cuts will include some management positions and what it considers duplicate roles. Levi Strauss, which also makes the Dockers and Denizen brands, said that final plans will vary by country, and final estimates for headcount, timing and charges in certain areas of the business, may c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577337982014-03-26T11:16:02.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T11:16:02.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733798@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:16:02 MDT Video: BYU coach Mendenhall addresses Jamaal Williams' status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57730871-65/williams-mendenhall-byu-charges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57730871-65/williams-mendenhall-byu-charges.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Mendenhall addresses Jamaal Williams' status</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="2014-03-25T19:55:02.554-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall met with reporters after Tuesday's spring practice session and discussed a variety of issues, including the status of star running back Jamaal Williams. Williams, 18, was arrested on charges of underage drinking last month (Feb. 16) and pled not guilty to the charges in Utah County Justice Court five days later. News of the arrest surfaced on Sunday, and Mendenhall was speaking to the media for the first time since then. He said Williams is "in great stand...</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> 57730871@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:55:02 MDT