CHARGES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHARGES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah man convicted of murder, but motive still unknown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344280-78/saenz-olsen-thomas-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58344280-78/saenz-olsen-thomas-police.html.csp">Utah man convicted of murder, but motive still unknown</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="2014-09-02T01:01:03.436-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There were only two people standing in the grassy field near Fort Duchesne on April 11 of last year. Elvis Zachary Olsen, who died there after being shot three times. And Jesse Anthony Saenz, the 24-year-old man who was convicted by a jury last month of murdering the man. But even after a police investigation and a weeklong display of evidence at Saenz’s trial, Uintah County Attorney Mark Thomas said Wednesday there is still one question left unanswered: Why did Saenz do it? “Any motive that we...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58344280@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358671-77/mcdonald-san-domestic-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358671-77/mcdonald-san-domestic-violence.html.csp">49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T13:12:58.14-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 01:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says the 29-year-old defensive end was taken into custody early Sunday after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood. McDonald was jailed on felony domestic violence charges. Santa Clara County sheriff’s Sgt. Kurt Stenderup says McDonald was released after posting bail. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tou...</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> 58358671@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:12:58 MDT Suspect in Utah murders appeals Nevada convictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58356569-78/mcfarland-kidnapping-car-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58356569-78/mcfarland-kidnapping-car-utah.html.csp">Suspect in Utah murders appeals Nevada convictions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Elko, Nev. • A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his conviction for kidnapping during a botched carjacking at a West Wendover casino. Utah prosecutors filed murder charges against Logan McFarland, 26, in Sanpete County in May after he was sent to the Ely State Prison for six felonies including kidnapping, robbery and car theft. The Elko Daily ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583565692014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356569@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:02:09 MDT Letter: Legislators show contempt for LGBT Utahns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352146-82/citizens-contempt-lgbt-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352146-82/citizens-contempt-lgbt-bill.html.csp">Letter: Legislators show contempt for LGBT Utahns</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:11:02.569-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charges filed this week against the “Capitol 13” made me consider just how much contempt some in our Legislature have for Utah’s LGBT citizens. Having citizens arrested because they have the audacity to demand their elected representatives consider their constituents’ concerns is evidence enough of this contempt. But the underlying reason for the charges is far more insidious. It must be remembered that the 13 were originally arrested because they requested their representatives debate a bill th...</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> 58352146@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:02 MDT Rolly: Political persecution ironic, coming from Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348297-82/utah-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348297-82/utah-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp">Rolly: Political persecution ironic, coming from Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:43:01.48-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s got to be an uncomfortable situation for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. The liberal leader of one of the Western United States’ most liberal and gay-friendly cities must now witness what many observers will cast as a political persecution of LGBT advocates by an alleged overzealous prosecutor he appointed. In what the gay and lesbian community and many of its straight supporters are calling an outrageous overstep of authority, Salt Lake City prosecutor Padma Veeru-Collings filed misdem...</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> 58348297@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:43:01 MDT Newborn rescued from trash critical; charges mulled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351000-78/englert-trash-charges-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351000-78/englert-trash-charges-child.html.csp">Newborn rescued from trash critical; charges mulled</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T22:20:01.255-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detectives and prosecutors are jointly reviewing possible charges against a Kearns woman who allegedly admitted to tossing her newborn baby girl in the trash in hopes it would die. The unnamed infant remained in critical condition at Primary Children’s Medical Center, but Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said on Friday night that she was now stable and showing signs of improvement. She was rushed to the hospital at 7 a.m. Tuesday after being discovered stuffed in a garbage can near 5300 South 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> 58351000@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:20:01 MDT Passengers cheer as 2 drunk, smoking women removed from diverted aircraft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347383-68/aircraft-escort-flight-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347383-68/aircraft-escort-flight-toronto.html.csp">Passengers cheer as 2 drunk, smoking women removed from diverted aircraft</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight’s bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort. Peel Region police Thursday said Lilia Ratmanski, 25, and Milana Muzikante, 26, have been charged with smoking on board an aircraft and endangering its safety. The airline said the flight had left Toronto lat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473832014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347383@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:19:06 MDT 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="2014-08-28T09:14:07.92-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 09:14AM 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 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:14:07 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