SPENCER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SPENCER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Martin MacNeill asks for sex abuse conviction to be dismissed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268125-78/macneill-case-motion-abuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268125-78/macneill-case-motion-abuse.html.csp">Martin MacNeill asks for sex abuse conviction to be dismissed</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="2014-08-07T16:01:53.041-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Attorneys for Martin MacNeill again are asking a judge to dismiss a sexual abuse case against him. In early July, a jury found MacNeill guilty of second-degree felony forcible sexual abuse, finding that he inappropriately touched his adult daughter. A different Utah County jury convicted MacNeill last year of murdering his wife by drugging her and drowning her in a bathtub at their Pleasant Grove home. On Monday, MacNeill’s attorney, Randall Spencer, filed a motion to dismiss the 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> 58268125@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:01:53 MDT BYU football: Oakland Raiders sign ex-BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58270152-88/byu-hadley-raiders-linebacker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58270152-88/byu-hadley-raiders-linebacker.html.csp">BYU football: Oakland Raiders sign ex-BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">From wire Reports</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:03.583-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Oakland Raiders signed former BYU linebacker and undrafted free agent Spencer Hadley on Wednesday. To make room for him and safety Larry Asante, the Raiders waived safety Shelton Johnson and Marshall McFadden. The 6-foot-1, 227-pound Hadley spent time with the New Orleans Saints earlier this offseason. He had 36 tackles in six games during the 2013 seasons before suffering a season-ending knee injury.</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> 58270152@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:03 MDT