LAWSUIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LAWSUIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812139-68/speech-student-parks-policy.html.csp">Va. college ‘free-speech zones’ latest to fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY O’DELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:35:43.322-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college “free speech zones” is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus. The Virginia Community College System has agreed to suspend its student demonstrations policy in response to a lawsuit filed by Thomas Nelson Community College student Christian Parks. Both sides have asked a federal judge in Norfolk to put the case on hold until ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57812139@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:35:43 MDT Suit over deadly drone strikes is tossed by judge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779740-68/court-awlaki-collyer-executive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779740-68/court-awlaki-collyer-executive.html.csp">Suit over deadly drone strikes is tossed by judge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:56:15.289-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said Friday the case raises serious constitutional issues and is not easy to answer, but that “on these facts and under this circuit’s precedent,” the court will grant the White House request. The suit was against then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, then-CIA Director Davi...</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> 57779740@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:56:15 MDT Judge to strike down part of Ohio gay marriage law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775849-68/state-gay-marriage-ohio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775849-68/state-gay-marriage-ohio.html.csp">Judge to strike down part of Ohio gay marriage law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T17:13:24.683-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his intentions in federal court in Cincinnati following final arguments in a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the marriage ban. “I intend to issue a declaration that Ohio’s recognition bans, that have been relied upon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577758492014-04-04T17:13:24.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T17:13:24.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775849@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:13:24 MDT Judge strikes down part of Ohio gay marriage law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775343-68/ohio-state-gay-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775343-68/ohio-state-gay-black.html.csp">Judge strikes down part of Ohio gay marriage law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his intentions in federal court in Cincinnati following final arguments in a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the marriage ban. “I intend to issue a declaration that Ohio’s recognition bans, that have been relied upon ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577753432014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775343@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:34:32 MDT Utah Court of Appeals: Davis County prosecutor was properly fired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770047-78/larsen-county-court-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770047-78/larsen-county-court-attorney.html.csp">Utah Court of Appeals: Davis County prosecutor was properly fired</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="2014-04-03T21:02:19.906-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Davis County prosecutor accused of misconduct was properly terminated, the Utah Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. Tyler James Larsen was fired after alleged misconduct during a 2010 aggravated robbery trial. According to a Utah State Bar disciplinary complaint, Larsen was terminated for showing the robbery victims a photo of the defendant, but not showing them any other photos as part of a proper photo line-up. This was not disclosed to the defendant’s attorney, who asked for — and was ...</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> 57770047@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:02:19 MDT Court says suit over frozen woman can proceed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766441-68/court-lawsuit-hospital-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766441-68/court-lawsuit-hospital-woman.html.csp">Court says suit over frozen woman can proceed</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T19:28:01.745-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A family that claims a woman was frozen to death in a hospital morgue after she was prematurely declared dead can proceed with a medical malpractice lawsuit, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. The California 2nd District Court of Appeal overturned a lower court ruling that the lawsuit against White Memorial Hospital was filed too late, the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1h4Q3fl) reported. Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, was declared dead in July 2010 after suffering a heart attack and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577664412014-04-02T19:28:01.745-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T19:28:01.745-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766441@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:28:01 MDT Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp">Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • A Saudi Arabian man injured in the Boston Marathon bombings has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glenn Beck, accusing the conservative commentator of calling him “the money man” behind the attack. Abdulrahman Alharbi, 20, said in the lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Boston that his reputation was “substantially and severely damaged” as a result of Beck’s statements on the air linking him to the bombings. The lawsuit, which also names the broadcast companies connected to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577582782014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:38:38 MDT Minnesota diocese sues Ireland diocese over priest accused of sex abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57739336-68/diocese-markey-minnesota-ulm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57739336-68/diocese-markey-minnesota-ulm.html.csp">Minnesota diocese sues Ireland diocese over priest accused of sex abuse</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T20:00:49.625-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Ulm, Minn. • In a rare legal move, a Roman Catholic diocese in Minnesota is suing a diocese in Ireland, alleging it transferred a priest to Minnesota without warning that the man had been accused of sexual abuse. A report by Minnesota Public Radio News and KARE-TV said the Diocese of New Ulm filed the lawsuit in February against the Diocese of Clogher in Ireland and the Servants of the Paraclete religious order. In it, the New Ulm Diocese claims it never would have accepted the Rev. Francis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577393362014-03-27T20:00:49.625-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T20:00:49.625-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57739336@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:00:49 MDT Puerto Rico lesbian sues to have same-sex marriages recognized http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733818-68/puerto-rico-law-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733818-68/puerto-rico-law-gay.html.csp">Puerto Rico lesbian sues to have same-sex marriages recognized</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T11:57:07.605-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico • A Puerto Rico attorney who married her longtime partner on the U.S. mainland has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have their marriage recognized in her home territory. The lawsuit comes as the debate on gay rights intensifies in Puerto Rico, where legislators and religious groups have recently clashed on several issues. The suit filed Tuesday by attorney Ada Conde challenges the constitutionality of Puerto Rican laws that define marriage as between a man and a woman, as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577338182014-03-26T11:57:07.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T11:57:07.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733818@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:57:07 MDT Alta ask court to toss snowboarders’ lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57726318-78/alta-snowboarders-lawsuit-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57726318-78/alta-snowboarders-lawsuit-attorneys.html.csp">Alta ask court to toss snowboarders’ lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T23:16:17.046-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alta ski resort has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by snowboarders seeking access to the mountain, arguing that the snowboarders’ claim of a rights violation “demeans the Constitution itself.” The snow sports advocacy group Wasatch Equality in January joined four boarders in suing Alta, claiming its no-snowboards policy is the result of hostile attitudes toward snowboarders and violates boarders’ constitutional rights under the 14th Amendment. “It demeans the Constitution to s...</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> 57726318@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:16:17 MDT Federal courthouse contractor in trouble with ­— the feds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57713704-79/okland-federal-saiz-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57713704-79/okland-federal-saiz-business.html.csp">Federal courthouse contractor in trouble with ­— the feds</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="2014-03-21T21:03:58.798-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The company constructing the new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City has agreed to pay more than $1 million to resolve allegations it made false claims about having a minority-owned business as a partner on a number of projects. The payment settles a whistleblower civil lawsuit that alleged Salt Lake City-based Okland, one of the biggest construction companies in the nation, falsely claimed it had a required minority-owned business partner when it bid on and won federal construction contracts...</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> 57713704@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:03:58 MDT Viacom, Google settle 1B copyright lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57697469-79/viacom-youtube-copyright-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57697469-79/viacom-youtube-copyright-google.html.csp">Viacom, Google settle 1B copyright lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Viacom says it’s settled its $1 billion copyright lawsuit against YouTube. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. New York-based Viacom Inc. filed the suit in 2007, claiming that YouTube was aware that thousands of videos on its site were stolen from its TV networks such as Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon. Litigation dragged on for years, but a federal judge ruled last year that the online video site didn’t have to police itself as long as it removed infringing videos when copyright...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576974692014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697469@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:56:43 MDT Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA’s ‘unlawful cartel’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695749-68/ncaa-football-basketball-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695749-68/ncaa-football-basketball-lawsuit.html.csp">Lawsuit seeks to end NCAA’s ‘unlawful cartel’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID PORTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T18:53:02.017-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 06:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools. The suit filed Monday in Newark comes on the eve of the NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament, its most prominent showcase. The lawsuit calls the NCAA an “unlawful cartel” that makes billions of dollars from exploiting football and men’s basketball players by limiting their compensation to scholar...</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> 57695749@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:53:02 MDT North Dakota abortion clinic settles lawsuit over hospital privileges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681827-68/abortion-clinic-hospital-privileges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681827-68/abortion-clinic-hospital-privileges.html.csp">North Dakota abortion clinic settles lawsuit over hospital privileges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T09:48:02.061-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic has settled a lawsuit it filed over a new law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain hospital-admitting privileges, officials said Friday. Wayne Stenehjem, the state attorney general, and an attorney for the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which assisted the Red River Women’s Clinic in its lawsuit, told The Associated Press that the settlement was reached late Thursday and sent to Judge Wickham Corwin for approval Fri...</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> 57681827@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:48:02 MDT ACLU, gay couples file suit in Florida to force marriage recognition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676233-68/florida-marriage-couples-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676233-68/florida-marriage-couples-gay.html.csp">ACLU, gay couples file suit in Florida to force marriage recognition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CURT ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Legal Affairs Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T10:23:32.942-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami Beach, Fla. • Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the state of Florida, arguing it is discriminating against the couples by not recognizing same-sex marriages performed in states where they are legal. The lawsuit is the latest in a groundswell of challenges in the divisive gay marriage debate. Within the last 30 days, suits similar to the one in Florida have been filed in Alabama and Indiana. In Kentucky, a federal judge ordered the state to recognize same-se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576762332014-03-13T10:23:32.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T10:23:32.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676233@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:23:32 MDT Competitor sues Utah-based Chums over patent infringement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670774-79/chums-patent-cablz-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57670774-79/chums-patent-cablz-lawsuit.html.csp">Competitor sues Utah-based Chums over patent infringement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T11:28:51.999-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It doesn’t seem as though there should be much difference in the design of devices that keep sunglasses or eyeglasses from falling to the ground. But apparently there might be. Birmingham, Ala.-based Cablz eyewear retainers recently sued Salt Lake City-based Chums in the U.S. District Court for the northern district of Alabama for patent infringement. The lawsuit seeks a jury trial and compensation for a patent protecting what Cablz claims is a unique eyewear-retainer system invented by company...</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> 57670774@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:28:51 MDT Four couples sue Indiana over same-sex marriage ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57647684-68/indiana-sex-couples-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57647684-68/indiana-sex-couples-marriage.html.csp">Four couples sue Indiana over same-sex marriage ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT BARROUQUERE and TOM LOBIANCO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T11:57:01.706-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • Four couples from southern Indiana are asking a federal judge to force the state to recognize same-sex marriages from other states and issue marriage licenses to gay couples. The couples are suing the state of Indiana in a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in New Albany that seeks to overturn an Indiana law that declares same-sex marriages void, even if another state recognizes the union. The plaintiffs and their attorneys met with reporters Friday afternoon in Louisville, ...</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> 57647684@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:57:01 MDT Dick’s Sporting Goods: Rival CEO posed as exec to get secrets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57614096-79/dick-modell-ceo-goods.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57614096-79/dick-modell-ceo-goods.html.csp">Dick’s Sporting Goods: Rival CEO posed as exec to get secrets</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T13:39:01.763-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trenton, N.J. • The CEO of a sporting goods chain who once appeared on the TV show “Undercover Boss” pretended to be an executive from a rival company in an effort to get confidential information, according to a lawsuit. Dick’s Sporting Goods claims in a lawsuit filed Feb. 20 in Mercer County Court that Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods, showed up at a Dick’s store in Princeton in February saying he was a Dick’s senior vice president. The lawsuit was first reported Friday by The R...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576140962014-02-28T13:39:01.763-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T13:39:01.763-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57614096@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:39:01 MDT Mother details harrowing time without utilities in polygamous town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57598894-78/cooke-family-jinjer-cookes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57598894-78/cooke-family-jinjer-cookes.html.csp">Mother details harrowing time without utilities in polygamous town</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="2014-02-28T13:18:12.829-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the Cooke family living on the Utah-Arizona border, it was struggle just to survive. The family relocated to the mostly-polygamous Short Creek community — made up of Colorado City, Ariz., and neighboring Hildale, Utah — in 2008. The move was supposed to offer the family a refuge and new start after husband and father Ron Cooke suffered a debilitating injury at work. But almost as soon as they arrived, the Cookes ended up embroiled in a lawsuit over the city’s refusal to hook up water 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> 57598894@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:18:12 MDT Feds sue Utah companies, including a Swallow donor, for alleged fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57577172-78/consumers-companies-named-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57577172-78/consumers-companies-named-swallow.html.csp">Feds sue Utah companies, including a Swallow donor, for alleged fraud</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="2014-02-21T21:43:12.935-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal regulators are suing a host of Utah-based companies ­­— including a campaign donor to now-resigned Attorney General John Swallow — alleging the operations “preyed on consumers” with false assurances they could build successful online businesses. Consumers instead ended up with little or no money and heavily in debt to credit card companies, according to a complaint unsealed Thursday in Salt Lake City’s federal court. The Federal Trade Commission filed the 42-page lawsuit against 14 com...</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> 57577172@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:43:12 MDT