PRISON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRISON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Justice Dept. considering clemency after 10 years for federal inmates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854846-68/clemency-inmates-sentences-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57854846-68/clemency-inmates-sentences-department.html.csp">Justice Dept. considering clemency after 10 years for federal inmates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T11:14:02.358-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars, according to a person familiar with the matter. The initiative is part of a broader Obama administration effort to trim the nation’s prison population and ease sentencing disparities arising from drug possession crimes. The goal of the new criteria, which were to be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578548462014-04-23T11:14:02.358-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T11:14:02.358-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57854846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:14:02 MDT Utah woman gets prison time in North Las Vegas crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57852180-78/las-vegas-woman-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57852180-78/las-vegas-woman-crash.html.csp">Utah woman gets prison time in North Las Vegas crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T21:27:04.439-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • An 18-year-old Utah woman has been sentenced to three to 12 years in prison for leaving the scene of a crash that hurt eight pedestrians outside a North Las Vegas storefront church last summer. The Las Vegas Sun reports that Nyakueth Tear cried softly at sentencing Tuesday by Clark County District Judge James Bixler. Tear pleaded guilty Feb. 12 to driving away after hitting the pedestrians late Aug. 8 outside Iglesia de Cristo on Losee Road. A 54-year-old man was critically hurt and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578521802014-04-22T21:27:04.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T21:27:04.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57852180@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:27:04 MDT Utah inmate sentenced for ‘shanking’ Eric Millerberg http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850140-78/millerberg-scown-prison-sentenced.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850140-78/millerberg-scown-prison-sentenced.html.csp">Utah inmate sentenced for ‘shanking’ Eric Millerberg</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="2014-04-22T22:49:37.32-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah State Prison inmate accused of stabbing cellmate Eric Millerberg last year, was sentenced Monday to more time behind bars, after pleading guilty to the assault. Simon Russel Scown, 30, pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree felony attempted aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily injury in the August 2013 stabbing of Millerberg, who was recently convicted of child abuse homicide. Additional charges of obstructing justice and having prohibited items inside a correctional facility ...</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> 57850140@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:49:37 MDT Boxer won fight to clear his name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842777-68/carter-convicted-prison-hurricane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842777-68/carter-convicted-prison-hurricane.html.csp">Boxer won fight to clear his name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when he at last won his biggest fight — for exoneration — he betrayed little bitterness. Instead, Carter dedicated much of his remaining life to helping other prisoners and e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578427772014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-20T22:29:05.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57842777@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:29:05 MDT Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843063-68/carter-boxer-prison-convicted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843063-68/carter-boxer-prison-convicted.html.csp">Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T19:02:05.045-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 07:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76. He had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native’s adopted home. John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, told The Canadian Press that Carter died in his sleep. Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern in Paterson, N.J., in 1966. He was convicted alongside Artis in 1967 and again in a new trial in 1976...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578430632014-04-20T19:02:05.045-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-20T19:02:05.045-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57843063@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:02:05 MDT Op-ed: This injustice would make Kafka blush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836913-82/cantu-clemency-department-error.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836913-82/cantu-clemency-department-error.html.csp">Op-ed: This injustice would make Kafka blush</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:57:02.052-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No one disputes this fact: Ceasar Huerta Cantu was wrongly sentenced to 3 ½ extra years in federal prison because of a typo on a court document. Not his lawyer, not the prosecutor, not the judge. And yet it still took President Barack Obama’s intervention to fix the error — six years after Cantu himself discovered it. On Tuesday, Obama used his clemency power — which he has exercised more rarely than any other president in modern history — to reduce Cantu’s sentence to 11 ½ years, as it should ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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He’s given food and shelter, exercise and a place to lay his head — not to mention love. Valor, a scruffy black dog with bright eyes and dark mahogany whiskers hanging from his chin, is one of six canines being fostered by prisoners in the Timpanogos Women’s Facility as part of a n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Shortly after Gregory Seamons, 46, entered his plea in Utah’s 2nd District Court, Judge Mark DeCaria sentenced him to serve five years to life in prison. Seamons was 15 at the time Rebecca Lemberger’s body was found in a shed. She had been sexually assaulted and beaten to death with a rock, authorities said. The case was cold until 2011, when DNA from the sc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578318992014-04-19T19:51:56.87-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T19:51:56.87-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831899@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:51:56 MDT Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57831962-68/unbehaun-prison-bank-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57831962-68/unbehaun-prison-bank-chicago.html.csp">Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL TARM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T13:08:40.736-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it’s not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank is surprising, though: He was homesick for prison. The 74-year-old high-school dropout and part-time bathtub repairman isn’t the first long-term convict to apparently prefer being barked at by guards to life on the outside, which has its own demands. But feeling discontent, Unbehaun ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578319622014-04-17T13:08:40.736-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T13:08:40.736-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831962@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:08:40 MDT Initial prison probe of inmate’s death finds no wrongdoing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821781-78/death-prison-attempted-burglary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821781-78/death-prison-attempted-burglary.html.csp">Initial prison probe of inmate’s death finds no wrongdoing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T08:56:08.524-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Department of Corrections officials on Tuesday confirmed that investigators believe a state prison inmate’s death resulted from injuries he sustained in an earlier suicide bid. David Finch, 35, was found hanging in his Washington County Jail cell on April 8. He died a week later, being declared dead Sunday morning at Dixie Regional Medical Center. Finch had been serving prison time for four third-degree felonies, including attempted forcible sexual abuse, two counts of burglary, and one cou...</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> 57821781@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:56:08 MDT Convicted murderer of BYU professor pleads guilty to obstructing justice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818710-78/rettig-bond-aggravated-mortensen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818710-78/rettig-bond-aggravated-mortensen.html.csp">Convicted murderer of BYU professor pleads guilty to obstructing justice</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="2014-04-14T21:08:58.823-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Vernal man who held a retired Brigham Young University professor at gunpoint while another man slit his throat has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice, after refusing to testify against his co-defendant last year. Benjamin David Rettig, 26, is already serving 25 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in 2011 to aggravated murder and aggravated kidnapping for his part in Kay Mortensen’s 2009 slaying. Several counts of aggravated kidnapping and burglary charges were dismissed as pa...</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> 57818710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:08:58 MDT Ex-Marine no longer under death sentence in Iran http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812419-68/hekmati-iran-tabatabaei-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812419-68/hekmati-iran-tabatabaei-court.html.csp">Ex-Marine no longer under death sentence in Iran</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALI AKBAR DAREINI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:20:02.233-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • An Iranian appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a former U.S. Marine convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison, his lawyer said Saturday. Amir Hekmati, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen born in Arizona, was arrested in August 2011, then tried, convicted and sentenced to death for spying. Iranian prosecutors said Hekmati received special training and served at U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan before heading to Iran as a spy. He...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578124192014-04-12T22:20:02.233-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T22:20:02.233-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812419@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:20:02 MDT Utah woman gets prison sentence for fatal DUI crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803504-78/raffield-ogden-according-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803504-78/raffield-ogden-according-police.html.csp">Utah woman gets prison sentence for fatal DUI crash</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="2014-04-11T17:01:47.607-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 05:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 26-year-old woman who drove drunk and caused a car crash that killed a woman in Ogden last fall was sent to prison Thursday. Chelsey Lauran Raffield was originally charged in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with automobile homicide, a second-degree felony, along with misdemeanor reckless driving and being an alcohol-restricted driver. In February, Raffield pleaded guilty to the second-degree felony and the other charges were dismissed as part of a plea deal. On Thursday, a judge sentenced the woma...</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> 57803504@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:01:47 MDT Orem man gets up to 5 years in prison for stepfather’s beating death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790433-78/diem-rowley-stepfather-heart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790433-78/diem-rowley-stepfather-heart.html.csp">Orem man gets up to 5 years in prison for stepfather’s beating death</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="2014-04-08T22:30:07.243-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Fork • Jason Rowley knew his father had heart issues, but the man was a marathon runner who had completed over 60 races, and was otherwise perfectly healthy. Melvin Rowley should have lived longer than his 79 years, the son told 4th District Judge Christine Johnson on Tuesday. But Melvin Rowley’s heart stopped on June 27 after an altercation with his stepson, Strider Logan Diem, that culminated when Diem drunkenly struck his stepfather in the face several times. The elderly Orem man di...</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> 57790433@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:30:07 MDT Man gets prison for 1994 Utah murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791215-78/padilla-leyva-leetham-1994.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791215-78/padilla-leyva-leetham-1994.html.csp">Man gets prison for 1994 Utah murder</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="2014-04-08T22:29:41.208-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly 10 years after a West Jordan man was found shot to death in Little Cottonwood Canyon, his killer has been sent to prison. Jose Leyva-Padilla, 41, was sentenced Tuesday in 3rd District Court to two to 15 years at the Utah State Prison for the August 1994 slaying of 35-year-old Richard Leetham. Leyva-Padilla was charged in 2010 with first-degree felony counts of murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping for allegedly kidnapping, robbing and killing Leetham. In February, Leyva-Pa...</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> 57791215@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:41 MDT ‘Mountain Man’ burglar pleads guilty to federal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785470-78/knapp-federal-charges-cabin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785470-78/knapp-federal-charges-cabin.html.csp">‘Mountain Man’ burglar pleads guilty to federal charges</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="2014-04-08T07:41:55.907-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Troy Knapp, the alleged “Mountain Man” cabin burglar, will serve at least 10 years in federal prison for firing on law enforcement before he was arrested last year, according to a plea deal that resolves his federal court case. Knapp, 43, was originally indicted in U.S. District Court on three counts: assaulting a federal officer; use of a firearm during a crime of violence; and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. During a resolution hearing in St. George on Monday, Knapp pleaded guil...</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> 57785470@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:41:55 MDT Families, former inmates, experts critique Utah criminal justice system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771814-78/justice-system-state-criminal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771814-78/justice-system-state-criminal.html.csp">Families, former inmates, experts critique Utah criminal justice system</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="2014-04-03T22:50:25.87-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a young attorney in northern California, David Olsen visited clients at the San Quentin State Prison. These prisoners were criminals, he thought, people society had cast out for the things they’d done. He would look at them in their uniforms, being ushered about by armed guards, and assume he knew who and what they were: Bad people guilty of crimes he, a young professional, would never commit. On Thursday, Olsen told a room full of Utah citizens, politicians and public officials after years...</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> 57771814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:50:25 MDT Utahns get prison for underreporting income by close to $2M each http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770772-78/income-tax-2008-irs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57770772-78/income-tax-2008-irs.html.csp">Utahns get prison for underreporting income by close to $2M each</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:10:47.663-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two Utah residents of Utah were sentenced to federal prison this week after pleading guilty to filing false tax returns that understated their income. Larry Oral Bosh, 46, of Nephi, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups to two years in prison, followed by one year of supervised release. As part of a plea agreement, Bosh admitted that from June 2007 through October 2008, he earned a substantial income from Evolution Developments, LLC and Clover Creek, LLC, but willful...</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> 57770772@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:10:47 MDT Convicted rapist gets new prison sentence on child porn charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765758-78/turley-rape-sexual-attempted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765758-78/turley-rape-sexual-attempted.html.csp">Convicted rapist gets new prison sentence on child porn charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:25:14.689-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A convicted rapist is now headed for federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. U.S. District Court Judge Dee Benson ordered Shawn William Turley, 50, of West Valley City, to spend 15 years in the federal prison in Englewood, Colo. Once released, Turley will be supervised for the rest of his life. Among other conditions, Turley will be required to participate in sex-offender treatment upon his release and will be limited to supervised contact with individu...</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> 57765758@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:25:14 MDT Judge OKs transgender inmate’s hormone treatments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766264-68/lee-treatments-federal-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766264-68/lee-treatments-federal-prison.html.csp">Judge OKs transgender inmate’s hormone treatments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Legal Affairs Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T19:05:45.061-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • State prison officials must immediately resume hormone treatments for a transgender inmate who argued that she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when her treatments stopped, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. Antione Lee, who goes by Whitney Lee, had undergone continuous hormone therapy since 1999 until the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction abruptly halted the treatments in February 2012, according to federal court complaints. She ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577662642014-04-02T19:05:45.061-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T19:05:45.061-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766264@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:05:45 MDT