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 guilty of molesting his adult daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146124-78/macneill-somers-sexual-abuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146124-78/macneill-somers-sexual-abuse.html.csp">Martin MacNeill guilty of molesting his adult daughter</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="2014-07-03T21:56:48.266-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • It took eight jurors less than 2½ hours Thursday evening to find Martin MacNeill guilty of inappropriately touching his adult daughter. The verdict came just before 7 p.m. after two days of testimony. MacNeill faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced Aug. 25. On the second and last day of trial, MacNeill’s daughter Alexis Somers publicly proclaimed that she was the victim in the case — in which MacNeill was convicted of putting his hand down her pants in 2007. “He’s a sexual ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58146124@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:56:48 MDT Utah doctor convicted of wife’s murder seeks new trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130028-78/inmate-trial-macneill-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130028-78/inmate-trial-macneill-attorney.html.csp">Utah doctor convicted of wife’s murder seeks new trial</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="2014-06-30T22:18:11.911-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been nearly eight months since Martin MacNeill was convicted of murdering his wife, but it could take several more before a judge decides whether the former doctor should be granted a new trial in the murder case or whether sentencing can go forward. On Nov. 9, a jury convicted Martin MacNeill, 57, of murder and obstruction of justice in the 2007 death of his wife, Michele MacNeill. But the man has yet to be sentenced, because his attorneys filed a motion in January asking for Pullan to ar...</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> 58130028@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Judge won’t dismiss sex abuse charges against former doctor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074409-78/macneill-case-abuse-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074409-78/macneill-case-abuse-sex.html.csp">Judge won’t dismiss sex abuse charges against former doctor</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="2014-06-16T22:21:53.638-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A judge on Monday refused to dismiss a charge of forcible sex abuse against Martin MacNeill, the former doctor recently convicted of murdering his wife. MacNeill’s attorney, Randall Spencer, had asked 4th District Judge Samuel McVey to dismiss the sex abuse case, arguing that the charge should be dismissed because of loss of evidence. According to the motion, a 2007 audio recording of the police interview with the alleged victim was inadvertently deleted after the recorder was placed 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> 58074409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:21:53 MDT Eccles leaves job as Utah’s economic development director http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58032366-90/eccles-development-economic-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58032366-90/eccles-development-economic-companies.html.csp">Eccles leaves job as Utah’s economic development director</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T17:14:18.819-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spencer P. Eccles announced Thursday he is departing as executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to help form a new private investment company. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Eccles’ “leadership has helped Utah be at the forefront in bringing the nation out of one of the most devastating economic recessions this country has ever seen.” He noted that during Eccles’ five-year tenure, Utah’s unemployment rate decreased from over 8 percent to 3.8 percent, and the job growth ...</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> 58032366@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:14:18 MDT