OKLAHOMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OKLAHOMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah judge orders probe into why witness won’t testify at trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236755-78/fbi-trentadue-evidence-videotapes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236755-78/fbi-trentadue-evidence-videotapes.html.csp">Utah judge orders probe into why witness won’t testify at trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T20:16:44.899-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah lawyer suing the FBI over its alleged inadequate search under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for videotapes related to the Oklahoma City bombing said Tuesday that one of his witnesses has backed out of testifying after being visited by government officials last week. On the second day of a bench trial in Salt Lake City, attorney Jesse Trentadue told U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups that he had just learned John Matthews would not be testifying. He urged Waddoups to order...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58236755@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:16:44 MDT Attorney: FBI did ‘reasonable’ search for O.K. City bombing records http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232255-78/trentadue-fbi-records-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232255-78/trentadue-fbi-records-oklahoma.html.csp">Attorney: FBI did ‘reasonable’ search for O.K. City bombing records</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T22:08:35.89-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a bench trial began Monday in Utah’s federal court, FBI employees testified they conducted an extensive search of videotapes and documents from the agency’s Oklahoma City bombing investigation to fulfill a records request by Utah lawyer Jesse Trentadue. That search ultimately resulted in 30 tapes and 200 pages of documents being released to Trentadue and satisfied the FBI’s obligation under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to look for the requested records, Department of Justice attorne...</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> 58232255@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:08:35 MDT Utah trial centers on FBI’s Oklahoma City bombing records http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211323-78/trentadue-fbi-bombing-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211323-78/trentadue-fbi-bombing-building.html.csp">Utah trial centers on FBI’s Oklahoma City bombing records</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:01:18.368-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly two decades after the Oklahoma City bombing, a Utah attorney who is fighting to obtain FBI records related to the attack will have his day in court. On Monday, a three-day trial is scheduled to begin in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City on a lawsuit by lawyer Jesse Trentadue. He filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) seeking documents and videotapes from the bombing investigation — including one tape he believes shows two men exiting a Ryder truck parked in front ...</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> 58211323@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:01:18 MDT Rice suspended for two games for assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221623-77/rice-arrested-assault-blackmon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221623-77/rice-arrested-assault-blackmon.html.csp">Rice suspended for two games for assault</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.098-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a two-game suspension from the NFL following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in which he allegedly struck then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The 27-year-old Rice has been accepted into a diversion progr...</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> 58221623@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220080-77/blackmon-games-arrested-jaguars.html.csp">Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.732-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jacksonville, Fla. • Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into a turn lane. Police spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said an officer detected a “heavy smell of marijuana” coming from the car, and that Blackmon admitted ha...</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> 58220080@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Former followers of Warren Jeffs worry some in the Oklahoma Panhandle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203426-68/oklahoma-barlow-http-jeffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58203426-68/oklahoma-barlow-http-jeffs.html.csp">Former followers of Warren Jeffs worry some in the Oklahoma Panhandle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T14:42:24.38-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 02:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise City, Okla. • A family who was excommunicated from Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect has moved to a small city located in the Oklahoma Panhandle, raising concerns among some residents. George Barlow served as mayor of Colorado City, Arizona, from 2011 to 2013. Jeffs is serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting two of his child brides. Barlow worked remotely in that role from North Dakota before resigning from the position and moving to Boise City, a small city about 330 miles northwest o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034262014-07-20T14:42:24.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-20T14:42:24.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203426@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:42:24 MDT Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58198370-90/oklahoma-utah-court-marriage.html.csp">Q&A: 10th Circuit on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma</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="2014-07-19T11:09:15.259-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the second time, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that states outlawing same-sex marriages are violating citizens’ rights. The first decision came in Utah’s historic case last month. On Friday, the same three-judge panel came to the same conclusion in Oklahoma’s appeal. In the latest ruling, the judges noted that though some facts and arguments presented in the Oklahoma case differ from Utah’s, their “core holding” is not affected by those differences. “State bans on the lic...</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> 58198370@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:09:15 MDT 10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198033-68/marriage-court-oklahoma-gay.html.csp">10th Circuit rules for gay marriage in Oklahoma case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage. The decision from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a ruling that struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban. But the court immediately put its decision on hold pending an appeal, meaning same-sex couples won’t be allowed to marry in the state for now. The 2-1 ruling comes after the same three-judge panel ruled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581980332014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T12:44:21.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198033@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:44:21 MDT Woman may be taking kidnapped Oklahoma baby to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196495-68/baby-alert-findley-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196495-68/baby-alert-findley-oklahoma.html.csp">Woman may be taking kidnapped Oklahoma baby to Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jesse Paul </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:28.653-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-month-old girl from Oklahoma who authorities believe may be traveling with her abductor through Colorado en route to Salt Lake City, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation said. Cindy Findley, 48, who has a mental health condition, is accused of kidnapping the baby, Olivia Smith, from Kingfisher County, Okla. on Thursday, according to the alert. Finley is traveling west in a black over brown 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe with Texas plates and is accompanied by Jennif...</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> 58196495@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:28 MDT Polygamists could be starting Oklahoma land rush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58152562-191/amp-boise-flds-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58152562-191/amp-boise-flds-com.html.csp">Polygamists could be starting Oklahoma land rush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T09:19:23.365-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the Oklahoma Panhandle, the land that made the covered wagon famous, some new settlers have arrived. They are members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. More important, they are the FLDS subset belonging to the United Order — people still in good standing with Warren Jeffs and loyal to him. The FLDS have been buying homes and property near Boise City, Okla., according to the Guymon Daily Herald and CBS affiliate News Channel 10. At a community meeting July 1 ...</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> 58152562@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:19:23 MDT Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147586-68/wells-oklahoma-pressure-keranen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147586-68/wells-oklahoma-pressure-keranen.html.csp">Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SETH BORENSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T20:16:37.97-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma. Those wells seem to have triggered more than 100 small-to-medium earthquakes in the past five years, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Science. Many of the quakes were much farther away from the wells than expected. Combined, those wells daily pour more than 5 million gallons of water a mile or two underground into rock forma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475862014-07-03T20:16:37.97-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T20:16:37.97-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147586@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:16:37 MDT With its draft on tap, NHL plans higher cap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120396-77/season-champion-draft-heavyweight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120396-77/season-champion-draft-heavyweight.html.csp">With its draft on tap, NHL plans higher cap</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T23:22:15.843-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hockey • After a year of record revenues, the NHL salary cap is going up again. The exact figure for the 2014-15 hasn’t been set yet, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday in New York following a meeting of the league’s board of governors, but he hoped it would be worked out with the players’ association in time for the start of the two-day entry draft Friday in Philadelphia. The final number is expected to be in the high $60 millions or low $70 millions. That gives general managers a gui...</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> 58120396@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:22:15 MDT Music review: A winning set by John Fullbright http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57999748-223/songs-fullbright-john-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57999748-223/songs-fullbright-john-iframe.html.csp">Music review: A winning set by John Fullbright</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVEN WINE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T12:58:02.175-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 12 songs on John Fullbright’s “Songs” are so sturdy they need little adornment, and many are performed solo on piano or guitar, which makes them easy to underestimate. That would be a mistake. These songs capture the world through the eyes of a 26-year-old, with all of its complicated contradictions. As such they’re modest and ambitious, bold and shy, intimate and grand. They’re conversational, confessional and confident, free of frills and full of good advice. As a bonus, one of them rhymes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579997482014-06-04T12:58:02.175-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T12:58:02.175-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57999748@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:58:02 MDT Utah Jazz: Marcus Smart a polarizing prospect ahead of NBA Draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58015089-77/smart-state-guard-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58015089-77/smart-state-guard-jazz.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Marcus Smart a polarizing prospect ahead of NBA Draft</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T09:14:26.598-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He knows the question is coming. “Pretty much it came up in every interview,” former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart said last month as he met with teams in Chicago. “I’m sure it’s going to come up in every interview I have from here on out. … These teams are spending millions and millions of dollars on somebody. They want to know.” A year ago, the guard might have been the top pick in the NBA Draft. Instead he chose to wait, to brave a deeper draft class in favor of another year at school. Bu...</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> 58015089@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:14:26 MDT NBA playoffs: Spurs beat Thunder in OT to advance to Finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012999-77/spurs-antonio-san-0-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012999-77/spurs-antonio-san-0-0.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Spurs beat Thunder in OT to advance to Finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cliff Brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T23:03:47.309-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 11:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat. Tim Duncan had 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Spurs, who will host Game 1 on Thursday night as they try to avenge last year’s heartbreaking seven-game loss. Boris Diaw scored 26 points for the Spurs, who won despite point guard Tony Parker missing the entire second half and overtime with left ankle soreness...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580129992014-05-31T23:03:47.309-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T23:03:47.309-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012999@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 23:03:47 MDT