Judge - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Judge News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football: Judge Memorial 18, Pine View 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58327836-190/judge-pine-view-wilstead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58327836-190/judge-pine-view-wilstead.html.csp">Prep football: Judge Memorial 18, Pine View 16</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T00:08:50.258-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 12:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The challenge made was one James Cordova has presented a thousand times before. Seconds after the Pine View Panthers executed a perfect onside kick to put the ball back in the hands of All-State quarterback and BYU commit Kody Wilstead, the Judge Memorial coach asked his defense to give him one more series. “I need you to play your hearts out,” Cordova pleaded. The Bulldogs had emptied their tank. While the Panther star heated up as the night wore on — he went 5 of 6 on the game-defining drive —...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58327836@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:08:50 MDT Utah woman sentenced to prison in death of baby sitter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318999-78/millerberg-dea-alexis-eric.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318999-78/millerberg-dea-alexis-eric.html.csp">Utah woman sentenced to prison in death of baby sitter</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="2014-08-21T21:24:37.246-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Nearly three years after she helped hide the body of her teenage baby sitter, Dea Millerberg stood before the girl’s mother in court and apologized. “I just want to say that I am appalled and disgusted by what I’ve done,” a weeping Millerberg said Thursday. “I’ve hurt your family in a way I can’t fix. … I hope one day, you’ll be able to forgive me.” Though Millerberg was remorseful for her role after Alexis Rasmussen, 16, died of an apparent drug overdose in September 2011, and had coope...</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> 58318999@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:24:37 MDT U.S. judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt order http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58322500-79/argentina-bondholders-contempt-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58322500-79/argentina-bondholders-contempt-judge.html.csp">U.S. judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt order</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY NEUMEISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:10:06.336-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina’s plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation in contempt of court. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa called the republic’s actions toward U.S. bondholders “lawless” at the New York City hearing. However, he rejected requests by lawyers for U.S. hedge funds to make a contempt finding, saying he wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583225002014-08-21T17:10:06.336-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:10:06.336-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322500@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:10:06 MDT Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317868-78/quinn-bertelson-case-gill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317868-78/quinn-bertelson-case-gill.html.csp">Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcfall and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:42:17.903-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a New Mexico man ended up pleading guilty to a misdemeanor in the traffic death of 3rd District Judge Anthony Quinn, the Salt Lake County district attorney says legislators may consider changing the law so the punishment better matches the crime. David E. Bertelson, 79, of Albuquerque, quietly pleaded guilty May 27 in connection with Quinn’s 2013 death in Mill Creek Canyon. Bertelson is now halfway through his six months’ probation sentence. Bertelson pleaded guilty to a class B misdemean...</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> 58317868@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:42:17 MDT Julianne Hough joining judges on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58321272-66/hough-dancing-stars-julianne.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58321272-66/hough-dancing-stars-julianne.html.csp">Julianne Hough joining judges on ‘Dancing With the Stars’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T14:25:48.124-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 02:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Julianne Hough is returning to “Dancing With the Stars” — but not to dance. The Utah native and two-time “DWTS” pro champ will be joining the judging panel for the reality-competition show’s 19th season when it starts Sept. 15. The announcement was made this morning on “Good Morning America.” Hough will be the show’s fourth judge, joining the established panel of Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. She’s been a guest judge before, but this is a permanent assignment. “My role is to e...</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> 58321272@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:25:48 MDT Judge orders $5 million bond in Warren Jeffs child-bride lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314441-78/jeffs-wall-court-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314441-78/jeffs-wall-court-million.html.csp">Judge orders $5 million bond in Warren Jeffs child-bride lawsuit</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="2014-08-21T21:10:43.974-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A state court judge on Tuesday ordered the United Effort Plan trust to post a $5 million bond to ensure that assets remain available while the UEP proceeds with a pre-trial appeal to the Utah Supreme Court. In May, the Utah Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in the MJ v. Warren Jeffs case, where attorneys will argue whether a polygamous trust should be held liable for what happened when a 14-year-old girl was forced to marry. “MJ” is Elissa Wall, who is suing the Fundamentalist Church of Je...</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> 58314441@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:10:43 MDT Judge: Turn over Fast and Furious documents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319078-68/department-federal-documents-justice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319078-68/department-federal-documents-justice.html.csp">Judge: Turn over Fast and Furious documents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The Justice Department says the documents should remain confidential, and President Barack Obama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583190782014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T17:54:02.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319078@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:02 MDT Man ordered to stand trial in Utah stabbing death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317138-78/ramos-gonzalez-car-testified.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317138-78/ramos-gonzalez-car-testified.html.csp">Man ordered to stand trial in Utah stabbing death</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="2014-08-20T22:44:54.181-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who was pulled out of his car and stabbed to death in downtown Salt Lake City in April was a veteran, a father and a husband. When his wife was asked Wednesday how friends would describe him, she used one word: “peaceful.” Moments after the woman finished testifying, Harlin Argelio Ramos was ordered to stand trial for bringing a violent end to the life of Joaquin Gonzalez, 33, near 500 West and 100 South. Gonzalez, who was stationed for years at Hill Air Force Base, was stabbed several 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> 58317138@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:44:54 MDT Utah mom to prison for toddler son’s methadone death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309994-78/goff-child-aiden-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309994-78/goff-child-aiden-judge.html.csp">Utah mom to prison for toddler son’s methadone death</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="2014-08-19T22:06:04.571-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Jill Goff took a nap as her toddler was dying. She didn’t call 911 or take her children to the hospital. When her older children, ages 5 and 8, began feeling ill, she didn’t immediately tell anyone why — that she had inadvertently given her children methadone, thinking it was Gatorade. On Tuesday, a judge sentenced Goff to prison for up to 15 years for this. Neither the prosecution nor the defense attorney asked the judge to send the 33-year-old mother to prison. Committing her to 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> 58309994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:06:04 MDT Editorial: Koerber case leaves unanswered questions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309041-82/case-koerber-prosecutors-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309041-82/case-koerber-prosecutors-judge.html.csp">Editorial: Koerber case leaves unanswered questions</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:17:38.77-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A week ago, businessman Rick Koerber stood accused of perpetrating one of the biggest frauds in Utah history, a Ponzi scheme that took $48 million from Utahns’ investment savings and retirement accounts. But by week’s end, Koerber was no longer criminally charged. It was a remarkable turn of events, made more so by the claims that followed U.S District Judge Clark Waddoups’ ruling. The judge dropped the case with prejudice, meaning the case can’t be refiled. But the ruling and accusations that ...</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> 58309041@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:17:38 MDT Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312668-79/cole-judge-mamtek-1.3.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312668-79/cole-judge-mamtek-1.3.csp">Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:02:02.328-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, Mo. • A federal judge has ruled that former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole committed fraud to obtain almost $1.3 million from bond funds that were to be used to build an artificial sweetener plant in Moberly. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey rejected all claims raised by Cole and his wife, Nanette Cole, in a bankruptcy case. She ruled that $904,167 transferred to the Coles’ personal accounts and $360,000 sent overseas to Cole’s creditors must be repaid. Mamtek def...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583126682014-08-19T09:02:02.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T09:02:02.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312668@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:02:02 MDT Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310450-79/corcoran-art-college-gallery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58310450-79/corcoran-art-college-gallery.html.csp">Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT ZONGKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:36:02.503-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • One of the nation’s oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation’s capital, a judge ruled Monday. The ruling by District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Robert Okun settles debate over the future of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college after years of financial and managerial trouble. The decision comes days before the Corcoran college’s new school year i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583104502014-08-18T16:36:02.503-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T16:36:02.503-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310450@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:36:02 MDT Judge orders do-over in Millard GOP commission race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301478-90/election-county-dyer-commission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301478-90/election-county-dyer-commission.html.csp">Judge orders do-over in Millard GOP commission race</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="2014-08-16T11:32:11.204-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A state judge has tossed out an election for the Millard County Commission and ordered a new Republican primary for the seat after finding enough examples of illegal votes in the June faceoff to cast doubt on the outcome of the incumbent’s five-vote win. Fourth District Judge Claudia Laycock’s ruling — the first of its kind in recent memory — has left officials scratching their heads, however, since it appears state law does not give the judge the authority to order a new election. Jim Dyer app...</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> 58301478@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:32:11 MDT Wrongful-death lawsuit over Susan Powell’s children to go to trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301955-78/powell-state-josh-social.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301955-78/powell-state-josh-social.html.csp">Wrongful-death lawsuit over Susan Powell’s children to go to trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Adam Lynn</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The News Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T21:47:50.175-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Pierce County judge on Friday refused to dismiss a wrongful-death lawsuit brought against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services by the maternal grandparents of Charlie and Braden Powell. An attorney for the state argued that the case should be thrown out before trial, saying Chuck and Judy Cox’s claims were without merit. But Superior Court Judge Jerry Costello agreed with attorneys for the Puyallup couple that the case should go to a jury. “The Cox family will have 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> 58301955@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:47:50 MDT American football heading to China in 2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296662-77/china-chinese-football-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296662-77/china-chinese-football-american.html.csp">American football heading to China in 2015</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB MAADDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:14.034-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football? The China American Football League plans to begin in the world’s most populous country in 2015. The announcement Thursday comes less than a year after Marty Judge, co-owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, sponsored the first American football game in China. The indoor league is expected to start with six to eight teams. The franchises will be in major Chinese cities and feature American and Chinese players. Ju...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966622014-08-14T22:49:14.034-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:14.034-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:14 MDT NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58295308-77/sale-court-sterling-angeles.html.csp">NBA notes: Donald Sterling loses appeal to block L.A. Clippers sale</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T10:49:18.701-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Donald Sterling’s latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court. The 2nd District Court of Appeal issued a brief order Wednesday saying it couldn’t halt a sale that had been completed. “The evidence before this court indicates the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steven Ballmer has closed,” the court wrote. Even if the sale hadn’t closed, the three judges said the ...</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> 58295308@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:49:18 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 Was Robin Williams’ suicide a sin? Faiths softening stance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58288675-180/suicide-church-sin-handbook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58288675-180/suicide-church-sin-handbook.html.csp">Was Robin Williams’ suicide a sin? Faiths softening stance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T15:51:49.534-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Americans mourn the death of comedian Robin Williams, a few have reiterated the view that suicide is a “sin.” Indeed, that was a long-held idea handed down among various faith groups throughout history. In the fifth century, “St. Augustine was unequivocal: Suicide is self-murder and an unforgivable sin,” The Salt Lake Tribune wrote in a Special Report on suicide May 13, 2006. “Much the same revulsion at suicide is clear in Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism and every other religious tradition. It wa...</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> 58288675@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:51:49 MDT N.Y. judge to encourage settlements of GM lawsuits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285969-79/judge-lawsuits-bankruptcy-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285969-79/judge-lawsuits-bankruptcy-cars.html.csp">N.Y. judge to encourage settlements of GM lawsuits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY NEUMEISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T18:20:01.936-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A federal judge told lawyers Monday he’ll encourage settlements in lawsuits brought on behalf of nearly 1,000 plaintiffs against General Motors for defective ignition switches. U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman told dozens of lawyers at a hearing that he’ll be careful not to interfere with the work of a bankruptcy judge who is deciding if the Detroit-based automaker’s 2009 bankruptcy protects it from economic damages claims. Furman said he wanted to be “sensitive about stepping on t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582859692014-08-11T18:20:01.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T18:20:01.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285969@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:20:01 MDT Judge orders trial for Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284723-78/carrell-bus-judge-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284723-78/carrell-bus-judge-case.html.csp">Judge orders trial for Utah bus driver accused of molesting girls</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="2014-08-12T07:56:35.1-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • The bus driver held the 5-year-old girl in his lap, nuzzled her, hugged her, stroked her hair. His affections, captured on camera, were grandfatherly, John Martin Carrell told investigators. But a judge said Monday they could also be seen as inappropriate — and criminal. It will be for a jury to decide. Third District Judge Bruce Lubeck ordered Carrell to stand trial on 33 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child for allegedly molesting two 5-year-old Sandy girls who rode his...</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> 58284723@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:56:35 MDT