PRISON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRISON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police say New York principal caught taking drugs to prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210801-68/silver-drugs-police-principal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210801-68/silver-drugs-police-principal.html.csp">Police say New York principal caught taking drugs to prison</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:13:01.788-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/1rnLXCp ) that Public School 28 Principal Sadie Silver and a man she was with were arrested Friday after state police said they carried heroin and prescription drugs into the Coxsackie Correctional Facility. Police say the 40-year-old Silver and Michael Acosta had a 10-year-old child with them. Silver and Aco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108012014-07-22T10:13:01.788-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:13:01.788-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210801@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:13:01 MDT Roof collapses at Texas prison operated by Utah company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202242-68/amp-texas-diboll-inmates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202242-68/amp-texas-diboll-inmates.html.csp">Roof collapses at Texas prison operated by Utah company</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:33:01.978-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Diboll, Texas • Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals. One of those inmates was later airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston after the Saturday collapse at Diboll Correctional Center, about 100 miles northeast of Houston. Neither his identity nor his condition has been released. In a statement, a prison spokesman said the other inmates suffered cuts and bruises whe...</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> 58202242@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:33:01 MDT Drug offender serving life term hoping for clemency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201697-68/walker-drug-drugs-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201697-68/walker-drug-drugs-federal.html.csp">Drug offender serving life term hoping for clemency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, Ill. • From the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he’d die in prison. Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison two years later, Walker couldn’t imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs. But the years passed, his appeals failed and nothing changed. Now, after 17½ years, Walker may have his best shot at freedom. The Obama administration — responding to mounting concerns about decades of harsh penalties and overcrowded prisons — recently announced it will...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582016972014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201697@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:23:29 MDT Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201241-68/prison-commission-drug-early.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201241-68/prison-commission-drug-early.html.csp">Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T12:14:33.153-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 12:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation’s prison population over time. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year voted to substantially lower recommended sentences for drug-dealing felons, voted unanimously to retroactively apply that change to prisoners now behind bars. More than 46,000 inmates, including many who have alre...</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> 58201241@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:14:33 MDT Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201212-68/walker-says-drug-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201212-68/walker-says-drug-federal.html.csp">Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, Ill. • From the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he would die in prison. Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison more than two years later, Walker couldn’t imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs. He told himself this wasn’t the end, that someday he’d be released. But the years passed, his appeals failed and nothing changed. Now, after 17½ years as an inmate, Walker may have his best shot at freedom. The Obama administration — responding to mounting ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582012122014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201212@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:18:02 MDT Neighbor watch shooter to go free next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198848-78/campos-parole-board-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198848-78/campos-parole-board-prison.html.csp">Neighbor watch shooter to go free next week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T12:35:36.493-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Bluffdale man convicted of shooting a fellow neighborhood watch advocate will be released from prison on Tuesday as scheduled, the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole has decided. Reginald Campos will be paroled after having spent nearly four years behind bars on an aggravated assault conviction. The maximum time he could have spent in prison on that count was five years; an attempted murder conviction that carried a sentence of up to life was overturned last year. The parole date of July 22, 20...</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> 58198848@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:35:36 MDT Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198765-68/commission-early-drug-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58198765-68/commission-early-drug-prison.html.csp">Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T20:55:49.404-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation’s prison population over time. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year voted to substantially lower recommended sentences for drug-dealing felons, voted unanimously to retroactively apply that change to prisoners now behind bars. More than 46,000 inmates, including many who have alr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581987652014-07-18T20:55:49.404-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T20:55:49.404-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198765@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:55:49 MDT Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196155-68/prison-teacher-claim-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196155-68/prison-teacher-claim-sex.html.csp">Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB CHRISTIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • An Arizona teacher who was left alone in a classroom and then raped by a convicted sex offender filed a $4 million claim on Thursday against the state Department of Corrections. The claim comes nearly six months after the attack at the Eyman prison and a week after the state’s worker safety agency launched a full review of the state prison system’s worker safety practices. The teacher was alone in a classroom with no guard nearby on Jan. 30 when a convicted rapist assaulted her. Detai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581961552014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196155@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:46:02 MDT Utah neighborhood watch shooter’s release could be delayed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191954-78/campos-parole-prison-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191954-78/campos-parole-prison-hearing.html.csp">Utah neighborhood watch shooter’s release could be delayed</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="2014-07-16T22:11:16.904-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The parole of a Bluffdale man convicted of shooting a fellow neighborhood watch advocate, which had been scheduled for next week, could be delayed. The Utah Board of Pardons and Parole held a hearing Wednesday to consider whether to release Reginald Campos, 48, from prison on Tuesday — the day the panel had set last year for his parole on an aggravated assault conviction. A decision is pending and expected in the next few days. Campos, who attended the hearing, has been in prison for almost fo...</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> 58191954@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:11:16 MDT Rally protests prison sentence for 16-year-old Utah boy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58190695-78/van-huizen-court-cooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58190695-78/van-huizen-court-cooper.html.csp">Rally protests prison sentence for 16-year-old Utah boy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T21:02:29.163-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">About two dozen people rallied Wednesday morning in front the Capitol to protest a prison sentence imposed on 16-year-old Cooper Van Huizen. The protesters, wearing white “Free Cooper” T-shirts, waved signs demanding Van Huizen’s release from the Daggett County Jail, where he has been since May 23. Before that, Van Huizen was in a cell at the Utah State Prison with a camera constantly filming him and the sounds of the mentally ill inmates muttering to themselves outside his cell. “My son is a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190695@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:02:29 MDT Sentencing in 2011 federal fraud case delayed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186943-78/johnson-case-fraud-sentencing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186943-78/johnson-case-fraud-sentencing.html.csp">Sentencing in 2011 federal fraud case delayed</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="2014-07-15T21:24:52.649-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three years after his conviction in a mortgage fraud scheme, Jamis Melwood Johnson has won another delay in his sentencing on 27 federal charges. The sentencing date, which had been set for Tuesday, is now Aug. 7. Johnson’s attorney had asked for 60 days to respond to prosecution motions seeking restitution and forfeiture but U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said at a Tuesday hearing that about 30 days is sufficient. Despite the delay, Johnson, 62, is not free: He has been serving a 1-to-15-y...</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> 58186943@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:24:52 MDT Utah man sentenced to prison for shooting at synagogue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187927-78/synagogue-openshaw-prison-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187927-78/synagogue-openshaw-prison-utah.html.csp">Utah man sentenced to prison for shooting at synagogue</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:26:12.385-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Cottonwood area man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 60 months in federal prison for a hate-motivated attack at a Salt Lake City synagogue and for two unlawful gun possession charges. Macon Michael Openshaw, 22, also was ordered to pay $1,969 in restitution to the Congregation Kol Ami synagogue for damage he caused in 2012. He must serve three years of supervised release after he completes his prison term. In April, Openshaw pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to the civil rights violation ...</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> 58187927@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:26:12 MDT Utah woman sent to prison for killing daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184138-78/hansen-daughter-judge-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184138-78/hansen-daughter-judge-prison.html.csp">Utah woman sent to prison for killing daughter</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="2014-07-15T21:49:05.454-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • A West Jordan woman who shot and killed her 18-year-old daughter and then turned the gun on herself was sentenced Tuesday to prison for up to 30 years. Mary Ethyl Hansen, 55, was charged in 3rd District Court to first-degree felony murder for the March 22, 2012, slaying of Virginia Ray Hansen. But in March 2013, the mother pleaded guilty and mentally ill to lesser charges of manslaughter and felony discharge of a firearm, second-degree felonies each punishable by up to 15 years in...</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> 58184138@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:49:05 MDT ‘Depraved’ Utah killer gets two 15-to-life prison terms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183506-78/sanchez-jenkins-weese-dellapiana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183506-78/sanchez-jenkins-weese-dellapiana.html.csp">‘Depraved’ Utah killer gets two 15-to-life prison terms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:02.554-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Calling his crimes “depraved” and “appalling,” a Salt Lake County judge sentenced James Raphael Sanchez to two consecutive terms of 15 years to life in prison for kidnapping and murdering his girlfriend three years ago. After a three-day trial in May, a jury said there was no doubt that Sanchez, 26, brutally beat his girlfriend, 44-year-old Angela Jenkins, over the course of two days in 2011. Jenkins died of “blunt force trauma and strangulation,” according to court documents. “This woman suffe...</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> 58183506@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:02 MDT Op-ed: A better way than filling jails with nonviolent offenders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170896-82/prison-offenders-nonviolent-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170896-82/prison-offenders-nonviolent-utah.html.csp">Op-ed: A better way than filling jails with nonviolent offenders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kirk L. Jowers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:19:02.072-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Across the nation, policymakers are revising age-old approaches to incarceration. In the last five years, 26 states have reduced crime rates and prisoners behind bars, saving billions of taxpayer dollars without compromising public safety. The consensus of decades past—that more prisons, and prisoners, mean less crime—has shifted to embrace a better, data-driven way of keeping our streets safe. Unfortunately, Utah’s criminal justice system is falling behind. While Utah has historically kept its ...</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> 58170896@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:19:02 MDT Temporary IDs offer former inmates a shot at a permanent life out of prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160705-78/prison-state-inmates-ids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160705-78/prison-state-inmates-ids.html.csp">Temporary IDs offer former inmates a shot at a permanent life out of prison</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.69-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • There was little fanfare in the small room where Utah State Prison inmates sat on plastic chairs Tuesday, filling out papers with borrowed blue pens. They checked off boxes, filled out their name and date of birth. They answered yes or no questions, confirmed they were U.S. citizens. It wasn’t exciting. But, offenders and officials said, it’s so important. “Offenders would get out of prison and realize they can’t get a job, can’t get an apartment, can’t get anything without a state ID,...</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> 58160705@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT Priest convicted of killing nun dies in prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149435-68/robinson-convicted-killing-nun.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149435-68/robinson-convicted-killing-nun.html.csp">Priest convicted of killing nun dies in prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KANTELE FRANKO and JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T11:10:01.394-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • A Roman Catholic priest convicted in 2006 of killing a nun in an Ohio hospital chapel two decades earlier has died. The Rev. Gerald Robinson was 76. Robinson was serving 15 years to life in prison. His attorney, Richard Kerger, says the family told him Robinson died Friday morning at a Columbus prison hospice unit. A federal court had refused Thursday to release Robinson so he could die in his hometown, Toledo. Robinson was convicted of strangling and stabbing Sister Margaret An...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581494352014-07-04T11:10:01.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T11:10:01.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149435@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:10:01 MDT Utah man who brought knife to fist fight found guilty of killing 25 year old http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146128-78/hamann-workman-2012-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146128-78/hamann-workman-2012-taylor.html.csp">Utah man who brought knife to fist fight found guilty of killing 25 year old</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="2014-07-03T20:16:37.889-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Talon Levi Hamann brought a knife to a fist fight in 2012 and used it to stab a 25-year-old stranger in the parking lot of an LDS church in Holladay. Of this there was no question. What jurors were tasked with determining this week was whether Hamann delivered the fatal blows to Michael Workman, who was left lying in the grass where the sprinklers would eventually wash away his blood. They decided he did. Hamann, 20, was found guilty in 3rd District Court of second-degree felony manslaughter,...</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> 58146128@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:16:37 MDT Utah man sentenced to prison for infant’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58139386-78/marshall-moneypenny-child-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58139386-78/marshall-moneypenny-child-court.html.csp">Utah man sentenced to prison for infant’s 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="2014-07-02T21:49:00.483-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Afton Moneypenny saw her daughter, Kennedy, smile once. She told her that Mommy loved her, and the infant cooed and smiled. But it was only once. Kennedy Lucille “Baby K” Marshall died in 2011 when she was nearly three months old after Jeremy David Marshall — Moneypenny’s boyfriend at the time — shook the infant and hit the child’s head on her crib.On Wednesday, Marshall was sentenced to spend at least 15 years and up to life in prison, after he pleaded guilty to first-degree felony murd...</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> 58139386@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:49:00 MDT Lawsuit: Inmate tried to buy influence in prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142439-68/rajaratnam-lawsuit-malaszuk-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142439-68/rajaratnam-lawsuit-malaszuk-prison.html.csp">Lawsuit: Inmate tried to buy influence in prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:40:01.964-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Haven, Conn. • A former driver and personal assistant to imprisoned hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam says he was asked to help funnel money from his boss to other inmates at a federal prison in Massachusetts. The allegations are contained in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed June 20 in U.S. District Court by the driver, Peter Malaszuk, against the 57-year-old Rajaratnam. The lawsuit also names as defendants Rajaratnam’s wife, Asha Pabla, and the Synamon Management Group, a South Carolina...</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> 58142439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:40:01 MDT