LAWSUIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LAWSUIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wal-Mart: Morgan wasn’t wearing seatbelt in crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470172-79/crash-morgan-mart-wal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470172-79/crash-morgan-mart-wal.html.csp">Wal-Mart: Morgan wasn’t wearing seatbelt in crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID PORTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T17:43:01.925-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren’t wearing seatbelts, the company said in a court filing Monday. The filing was made in federal court in response to a lawsuit Morgan filed in July over the accident, which killed his friend James McNair, who was accompanying the former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” star back from a show in D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584701722014-09-29T17:43:01.925-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T17:43:01.925-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470172@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:43:01 MDT NFL: Assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones heads to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458245-77/jones-assault-lawsuit-weckerly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458245-77/jones-assault-lawsuit-weckerly.html.csp">NFL: Assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones heads to court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nomaan Merchant</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • A judge is to weigh whether to allow a lawsuit accusing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones of sexual assault to proceed. An Oklahoma woman has sued Jones and the Cowboys, saying Jones forcibly touched her genitals and kissed her on the lips without her consent more than five years ago. Jana Weckerly also says she was paid for more than four years to keep quiet about the incident. Jones and the Cowboys have denied the allegations and called Weckerly’s lawsuit frivolous. Friday’s hearing in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584582452014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458245@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:48:01 MDT Salt Lake and San Diego comic cons might settle lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450742-78/comic-con-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450742-78/comic-con-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake and San Diego comic cons might settle lawsuit</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="2014-09-25T22:44:10.269-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Comic Con and San Diego Comic-Con might settle their trademark dispute to avoid it winding up before a jury. On Wednesday, a conference was scheduled between representatives of the two comic book conventions to talk, off the record, about the possibility of a settlement. The conference is scheduled for Oct. 27 in San Diego, Calif. The behemoth San Diego Comic-Con sued the burgeoning Salt Lake Comic Con on Aug. 7 in Southern California’s U.S. District Court, claiming that the names are...</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> 58450742@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:44:10 MDT NFL notes: Accuser says Dallas Cowboys owner bought her 4-year silence in alleged sexual assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58452036-77/jones-lawsuit-filed-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58452036-77/jones-lawsuit-filed-says.html.csp">NFL notes: Accuser says Dallas Cowboys owner bought her 4-year silence in alleged sexual assault</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • An Oklahoma woman says in a lawsuit that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones paid her for at least four years to prevent her from reporting an alleged sexual assault. Jana Weckerly’s attorney, Thomas Bowers, filed an updated lawsuit Monday that accuses Jones of forcibly touching Weckerly’s genitals and kissing her on the lips without her consent more than 5 years ago, then bullying her into not reporting the alleged attack. The lawsuit seeks more than $1 million in damages. Jones has den...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584520362014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT Teen crash victims’ families drop suit against GM http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58452388-79/families-crash-feinberg-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58452388-79/families-crash-feinberg-bankruptcy.html.csp">Teen crash victims’ families drop suit against GM</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER and AMY FORLITI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T18:41:02.697-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 06:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The families of two Wisconsin teenagers killed in a car crash involving a faulty General Motors ignition switch have dropped their lawsuit against the company and are seeking a settlement with the automaker. The Oct. 24, 2006, crash that killed Natasha Weigel, who was 18, and Amy Rademaker, who was 15, was among the first blamed on the faulty switches, and evidence from the crash exposed how GM and federal regulators missed clues that could have prompted a recall of the cars as early a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584523882014-09-24T18:41:02.697-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T18:41:02.697-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452388@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:41:02 MDT Ryder Cup golf: Mickelson pokes fun at McIlroy lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58450082-77/mcilroy-mickelson-lawsuit-mcdowell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58450082-77/mcilroy-mickelson-lawsuit-mcdowell.html.csp">Ryder Cup golf: Mickelson pokes fun at McIlroy lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:53:26.795-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gleneagles, Scotland • Phil Mickelson couldn’t resist a playful shot at the lawsuit involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. Mickelson is playing in his 10th Ryder Cup, so he’s not afraid of a little banter. He was asked on Wednesday if it was unfair to suggest the Americans were not as closely knit as Europeans based on success they have in team matches. Lefty replied: “Not only are we able to play together, also don’t litigate against each other, and that’s a real plus, I feel, heading into...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584500822014-09-24T22:53:26.795-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T22:53:26.795-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450082@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT West Jordan City reconsiders development in light of changes, lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58446619-90/changes-colosimo-council-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58446619-90/changes-colosimo-council-development.html.csp">West Jordan City reconsiders development in light of changes, lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T20:15:45.551-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A major apartment complex planned near Gardner Village (1200 W. 7800 South) is back before the West Jordan City Council, after it was convincingly rejected last spring. The new plan includes changes aimed at overcoming the persistent objections of neighbors and if that doesn’t work, the developer is ready to press a lawsuit to get the 224 apartments built. The revised plan for the development near a TRAX station and Jordan River trailhead is scheduled for council consideration Wednesday night,...</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> 58446619@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:15:45 MDT Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441396-79/noriega-activision-game-giuliani.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441396-79/noriega-activision-game-giuliani.html.csp">Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANTHONY McCARTNEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision’s fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company’s popular “Call of Duty” videogame franchise. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Monday that Giuliani and his firm will ask a Los Angeles judge to dismiss Noriega’s lawsuit, which claims his likeness was used without permission in the 2012 game “Call of Duty Black Ops II.” Noriega sued Activision in July, claiming the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584413962014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441396@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:01 MDT Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp">Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol. District Judge Thomas Prince granted Friday the motion filed by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission. The lawsuit alleged the monument violates the state constitution’s ban against using public property to support “any sect, church, denomination or system of religion.” Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, which filed th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326362014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432636@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420395-68/chicago-companies-health-cities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420395-68/chicago-companies-health-cities.html.csp">Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Health Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:17:02.082-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets. The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health care costs from opioid drugmakers, alleging that companies deliberately misled the public about the risks of their drugs. It’s a legal strategy that could be attractive to other cash-strappe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584203952014-09-16T11:17:02.082-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T11:17:02.082-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420395@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:17:02 MDT Does latest news help boost or block a possible Salt Lake Tribune sale? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406937-78/tribune-news-joa-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406937-78/tribune-news-joa-sltrib.html.csp">Does latest news help boost or block a possible Salt Lake Tribune sale?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T15:50:17.256-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 03:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">News of a possible sale of The Salt Lake Tribune and other newspapers run by New York-based Digital First Media has unique meaning in Utah. Businessman and philanthropist Jon M. Huntsman Sr. said in June he was interested in purchasing the state’s largest daily and that he considered The Tribune’s voice crucial to Utah. Former Tribune owner Phil McCarthey also has expressed what he called “moderate interest’’ in buying back the paper. So DFM’s announcement Friday that it is exploring a sale of i...</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> 58406937@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:50:17 MDT Christian author claims Utahn plagiarized her novel, added sex scenes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58378145-78/nunes-book-rushton-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58378145-78/nunes-book-rushton-lawsuit.html.csp">Christian author claims Utahn plagiarized her novel, added sex scenes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T11:33:16.971-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The author of a Christian novel is accusing another Utah writer of plagiarism for allegedly copying the plot and details from her work, but then adding graphic sex scenes to create a new book under a different title. Prolific novelist Rachel Ann Nunes of Orem has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that Tiffanie Rushton of Layton violated the copyright of Nunes’ 1998 book “A Bid for Love,” which was originally titled “Love to the Highest Bidder.” Rushton allegedly used passages and plot f...</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> 58378145@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:33:16 MDT Lawsuit: UTA employee sexually harassed by coworkers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58374985-78/giddings-uta-claims-coworkers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58374985-78/giddings-uta-claims-coworkers.html.csp">Lawsuit: UTA employee sexually harassed by coworkers</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="2014-09-04T20:55:32.151-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A train host is suing the Utah Transit Authority, claiming that her coworkers sexually harassed her and supervisors would not intervene when she complained. In a lawsuit filed this week in federal court, employee Yuki Giddings alleges that in 2012 and 2013, multiple coworkers made lewd, speculative comments about her sexual orientation, made unwanted physical contact with her and said that she “should be home cooking and taking care of kids, not working” because “that is what women do.” In 2013...</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> 58374985@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:55:32 MDT New York: Bank didn’t lend to blacks in Buffalo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364235-79/bank-evans-schneiderman-buffalo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364235-79/bank-evans-schneiderman-buffalo.html.csp">New York: Bank didn’t lend to blacks in Buffalo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CAROLYN THOMPSON and DAVID KLEPPER </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:16:28.665-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York’s attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank is accused in the federal civil complaint of violating federal, state and local housing and discrimination laws, Attorney General Eric ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642352014-09-02T12:16:28.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:16:28.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364235@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:16:28 MDT Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345539-77/soccer-lawsuit-players-ncaa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58345539-77/soccer-lawsuit-players-ncaa.html.csp">Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.321-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport’s governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules. A group of soccer parents and players filed the lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco. Lawyers representing the parents and players are asking a judge to grant the lawsuit class-action status on behalf of thousands of current and former soccer players who competed for teams gove...</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> 58345539@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Louisiana governor sues feds over Common Core http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344690-68/education-standards-jindal-common.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344690-68/education-standards-jindal-common.html.csp">Louisiana governor sues feds over Common Core</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MELINDA DESLATTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T19:02:02.775-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baton Rouge, La. • In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign. Jindal’s lawsuit accuses the Department of Education of illegally manipulating federal money and regulations to force states to adopt Common Core by dangling $4.3 billion in gran...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583446902014-08-27T19:02:02.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T19:02:02.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344690@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:02:02 MDT 2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343303-68/driver-chicago-lawsuit-taxi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343303-68/driver-chicago-lawsuit-taxi.html.csp">2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi. They claim the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and are seeking an undisclosed amount in damages. The lawsuit contends McCrea gave White, his boyfriend, a one-second-long kiss during a ride from the airport, the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1C2r0BR ) reported. The men sai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583433032014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343303@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:26:09 MDT Sheriff says Legislature to blame for Utah immigration pickle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335360-78/immigration-law-winder-status.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335360-78/immigration-law-winder-status.html.csp">Sheriff says Legislature to blame for Utah immigration pickle</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="2014-08-25T22:11:34.4-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sheriff Jim Winder said Monday it’s not fair that Salt Lake County taxpayers had to foot the bill to settle a lawsuit stemming from jailers holding a possible undocumented immigrant for 46 days after he posted bail — a situation Winder blamed on the Legislature. Winder said despite opposition from himself and other local law officers, the Legislature enacted the law in 2008 that led to the jailers holding a suspect for weeks, even though he should have been freed after posting bail. The county ...</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> 58335360@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:11:34 MDT Riverton reverses decision, OKs plasma-donor center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58326484-90/attorney-biolife-clinic-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58326484-90/attorney-biolife-clinic-council.html.csp">Riverton reverses decision, OKs plasma-donor center</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T09:55:31.428-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Riverton City Council this week reversed its earlier denial of a request to locate a plasma-donation center near a residential area. The council, acting on the advice of its attorney, approved the site plan for the proposed BioLife Plasma Services clinic at 13503 S. Hamilton Road (3600 West). The approval will settle a lawsuit filed by BioLife’s developer against Riverton. Councilman Paul Wayman represents District 3, where neighbors complained that such a facility does not belong so clos...</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> 58326484@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:55:31 MDT Despite concerns, school board confirms Utah interim superintendent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58323953-78/board-coleman-superintendent-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58323953-78/board-coleman-superintendent-state.html.csp">Despite concerns, school board confirms Utah interim superintendent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T07:08:16.855-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 07:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The state school board voted to officially appoint Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent Thursday night despite objections about his wife’s pending lawsuit against education officials and his lack of public school teaching experience. Board leaders decided last week to appoint Coleman — current superintendent of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind — spurring criticism from some that the full board should have made that call in a public meeting. In response to those concerns, board...</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> 58323953@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:08:16 MDT