SPENCER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SPENCER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Martin MacNeill to appeal murder conviction in wife’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58468962-78/macneill-martin-case-murder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58468962-78/macneill-martin-case-murder.html.csp">Martin MacNeill to appeal murder conviction in wife’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="2014-09-29T20:58:15.265-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Martin MacNeill — sentenced earlier this month to prison for up to life over his wife’s murder — on Monday filed a notice that he plans to take his case to the Utah Court of Appeals. On Sept. 19, a 4th District Court judge sentenced MacNeill, 58, to spend 15 years to life in prison for murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill, plus another one to 15 years in prison for obstruction of justice. Judge Derek Pullan ordered the sentences in the murder case to run consecutively to a one-to-15 year prison...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58468962@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:15 MDT Octavia Spencer happy with new ensemble TV role http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58424435-80/spencer-octavia-band-ensemble.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58424435-80/spencer-octavia-band-ensemble.html.csp">Octavia Spencer happy with new ensemble TV role</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA RANCILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T01:01:02.656-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • As the offers poured in for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer to join the many other film actors who have recently transitioned to television, she was clear on what she wanted. For one, she didn’t want to do a sitcom. She had a recurring role on the first season of CBS’ “Mom,” playing an addict with a looming prison sentence for embezzlement who befriends Allison Janney and Anna Farris’ characters in Alcoholics Anonymous. Spencer got laughs, but believes regularly performing in front of an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584244352014-09-19T01:01:02.656-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T01:01:02.656-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424435@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Murder sentencing date set for Martin MacNeill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364628-78/macneill-sentencing-spencer-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364628-78/macneill-sentencing-spencer-hearing.html.csp">Murder sentencing date set for Martin MacNeill</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="2014-09-02T21:18:50.995-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • After 10 months of delays, a sentencing date has been set for Martin MacNeill, who was convicted last November of murdering his wife in 2007. The 58-year-old former doctor faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 19 by 4th District Judge Derek Pullan. Prosecutors at a trial last November convinced a jury that MacNeill drugged his wife — 50-year-old Michele MacNeill — then drowned her in a bathtub at their Pleasant Grove home on April 11, 2007. Pullan on Friday rejected ...</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> 58364628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:18:50 MDT Sex abuse sentencing postponed for Martin MacNeill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334551-78/macneill-somers-abuse-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334551-78/macneill-somers-abuse-case.html.csp">Sex abuse sentencing postponed for Martin MacNeill</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="2014-08-26T09:13:35.322-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Sentencing for Martin MacNeill for his recent sex abuse conviction has been postponed until next month. The former doctor’s victim — his adult daughter, Alexis Somers — said Monday that she is “frustrated” by the delay. “I thought today we were going to close the door on the sex assault case,” Somers said after learning the sentencing would be postponed. “…We just want to move on.” MacNeill, 58, was scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon, but the hearing was delayed after prosecutor...</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> 58334551@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT