judge - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/judge News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dems reject Obama’s pick for federal judge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443279-68/boggs-georgia-obama-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443279-68/boggs-georgia-obama-judge.html.csp">Dems reject Obama’s pick for federal judge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T19:36:23.3-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama’s controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party. The fate of Boggs’ nomination has been in doubt for months, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and other Democrats expressed opposition to him because of positions he has...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584432792014-09-22T19:36:23.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T19:36:23.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443279@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:36:23 MDT Judge lowers damages against Hyundai in crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443187-79/million-damages-crash-hyundai.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443187-79/million-damages-crash-hyundai.html.csp">Judge lowers damages against Hyundai in crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:46:02.382-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Polson, Mont. • A Montana judge has reduced a punitive damages award from $240 million to $73 million in a lawsuit against Hyundai over a crash that killed two Missoula cousins in July 2011. KERR-AM reports jurors awarded actual damages of $1 million to each parent and $500,000 to each sibling of 19-year-old Trevor Olson and 14-year-old Tanner Olson. The cousins’ families alleged a broken steering knuckle in the Hyundai vehicle Trevor was driving caused the crash. The May decision also awarded $...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584431872014-09-22T16:46:02.382-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T16:46:02.382-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443187@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:46:02 MDT Prep football: Judge 41, Union 14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58433935-190/judge-union-bulldogs-barnett.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58433935-190/judge-union-bulldogs-barnett.html.csp">Prep football: Judge 41, Union 14</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T14:50:41.421-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 02:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Judge Memorial football coach James Cordova readily admitted that he is not sure what a statement game is after his top-ranked Bulldogs destroyed previously unbeaten Union 41-14 on a beautiful Homecoming evening Friday. But this certainly looked like the kind of contest that warned other 3A schools that Judge is again the team to beat this season. With power runner Max Barnett and speedster Michael Kearns churning up yardage and a fired-up defense forcing turnovers early in the game, Judge simpl...</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> 58433935@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:50:41 MDT Utah judge, principal among black Americans in storytelling project http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429625-90/iframe-utah-com-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429625-90/iframe-utah-com-www.html.csp">Utah judge, principal among black Americans in storytelling project</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T13:42:23.915-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a college student in 1960s Virginia, Joyce Gray entered diners from a back door marked “colored.” She sat with fellow students at a Woolworth’s counter to protest such segregation. Years later, Gray would become an award-winning Utah school administrator and the state’s first African-American principal. Now, when she recounts such details to students and others, “They say, ‘Why you don’t hate white people?’” she said Thursday. Her reply: “I don’t have time for that. Because when you hate and...</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> 58429625@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:42:23 MDT Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-michele-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-michele-death.html.csp">Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder</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="2014-09-19T21:52:06.287-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • It has been 2,718 days since Alexis Somers has heard her mother’s voice, held her hand, smelled her perfume, or given her a hug. Seven years, five months and eight days after Michele MacNeill’s death, Somers stood before a judge and asked that the man convicted as her mother’s murderer — Somer’s own father, Martin MacNeill — spend the rest of his life in prison. “She was taken from us and robbed of her life,” Somers said. “We were all robbed of so much happiness and joy.” Fourth Distric...</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> 58428717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:52:06 MDT Utahn serving life for kidnapping gets new sentencing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433986-78/judge-girlfriend-kidnapping-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433986-78/judge-girlfriend-kidnapping-law.html.csp">Utahn serving life for kidnapping gets new sentencing</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="2014-09-21T19:08:07.756-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Supreme Court on Friday ordered a new sentencing for a Midvale man serving a prison term of life without the possibility of parole for kidnapping his girlfriend. In a 4-1 decision, the high court said 3rd District Judge Terry Christiansen had erred when he considered only aggravating and mitigating circumstances when he sentenced Andrew LeBeau. Under Utah’s aggravated kidnapping law, the judge was required to also consider “the interests of justice” to determine if a lesser sentence wa...</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> 58433986@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:08:07 MDT Eastern Idaho judge won’t reduce murder sentence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432655-68/idaho-arroyo-judge-murder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432655-68/idaho-arroyo-judge-murder.html.csp">Eastern Idaho judge won’t reduce murder sentence</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:32:01.448-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idaho Falls, Idaho • An eastern Idaho judge says he won’t reduce a life sentence for a man convicted in the murder of Kristy Aschliman. The Post Register (http://bit.ly/1yjt0Xg ) reports that 7th District Judge Jon Shindurling turned down the request from Adan Arroyo on Wednesday. Arroyo currently isn’t eligible for parole until he serves at least 25 years in prison. He asked the judge to reduce that minimum term to 15 years. Arroyo originally faced the death penalty for the January 2013 murder....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326552014-09-19T09:32:01.448-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:32:01.448-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432655@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:32:01 MDT Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58432636-68/oklahoma-lawsuit-judge-monument.html.csp">Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • An Oklahoma County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol. District Judge Thomas Prince granted Friday the motion filed by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission. The lawsuit alleged the monument violates the state constitution’s ban against using public property to support “any sect, church, denomination or system of religion.” Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, which filed th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326362014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:30:02.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432636@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:02 MDT Obama nominates Jill Parrish for federal court judge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58430210-90/court-federal-parrish-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58430210-90/court-federal-parrish-judge.html.csp">Obama nominates Jill Parrish for federal court judge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T22:02:01.568-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish to the federal district court for the state to replace Judge Dee Benson, who took senior status in January. Parrish, who has served on Utah’s high court since 2003, would be only the second female judge on the Utah federal court, joining Judge Tena Campbell if confirmed. When she joined the state Supreme Court, it was the first time in history that two women served on the panel. Justice Christine D...</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> 58430210@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:01 MDT MLB: Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428743-77/bonds-conviction-court-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428743-77/bonds-conviction-court-judge.html.csp">MLB: Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.487-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will convene an 11-judge panel Thursday in San Francisco to decide whether Bonds’ rambling response to a question about injectable substances was “corruptly” an attempt to “obstruct,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287432014-09-18T23:09:22.487-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.487-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428743@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT Beanie Babies creator’s sentence debated in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425863-79/warner-judge-tax-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425863-79/warner-judge-tax-court.html.csp">Beanie Babies creator’s sentence debated in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON KEYSER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T18:10:01.961-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Federal prosecutors seeking to put the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies in prison for hiding millions in Swiss bank accounts told appellate court judges Wednesday that the toymaker’s sentence of probation threatens to erode the judicial system’s ability to deter other tax evaders. The hearing before the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago delved into whether H. Ty Warner got off too easy given the lengths he went to conceal his crime, or whether the judge was right to esse...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584258632014-09-17T18:10:01.961-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T18:10:01.961-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425863@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:10:01 MDT Maker of smallpox medicine in bankruptcy court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58426059-79/siga-court-bankruptcy-smallpox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58426059-79/siga-court-bankruptcy-smallpox.html.csp">Maker of smallpox medicine in bankruptcy court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erik Larson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:13:01.984-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The initial bankruptcy hearing for Siga Technologies Inc., supplier of the only smallpox medicine for the U.S. strategic drug stockpile, isn’t the right place for a competitor to discuss liability in a lawsuit with the company, a judge said Wednesday. Siga, which was found liable for breaching a licensing contract with PharmAthene Inc., filed for creditor protection Tuesday, saying a possible $232 million damages award in the lawsuit may imperil its operations. “Everyone agrees” the j...</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> 58426059@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:13:01 MDT PG&E officials removed for improper contacts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419962-79/commission-utility-peevey-utilities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419962-79/commission-utility-peevey-utilities.html.csp">PG&E officials removed for improper contacts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:27:01.718-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility’s rate cases. The emails show the commission ultimately assigned to the case a judge for whom PG&E had expressed a preference, rather than another judge who PG&E said “has a history of being very hard on us.” Also Mond...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584199622014-09-16T09:27:01.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T09:27:01.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58419962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:27:01 MDT Martin MacNeill to serve up to 15 years for sexual abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416036-78/macneill-somers-abuse-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58416036-78/macneill-somers-abuse-sexual.html.csp">Martin MacNeill to serve up to 15 years for sexual abuse</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="2014-09-15T22:05:47.869-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • For Alexis Somers, the last 7 1/2 years have been her darkest days. Her “entire world” was shattered on April 11, 2007, when her mother was murdered. Five weeks later, she was sexually assaulted. After more than seven years, one man was found guilty of the crimes: her father, Martin MacNeill. “He made the choice to destroy his family,” Somers told the judge during MacNeill’s sentencing hearing in the sexual abuse case Monday. “He made the choice to murder my mother. He made the choice t...</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> 58416036@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:47 MDT Detroit bankruptcy trial resumes after 1 settlement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415540-79/detroit-syncora-trial-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415540-79/detroit-syncora-trial-bankruptcy.html.csp">Detroit bankruptcy trial resumes after 1 settlement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ED WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:23:15.674-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • A judge refused to extend a timeout Monday in Detroit’s bankruptcy trial after a deal with a major creditor removed another opponent from the city’s plan to exit the largest Chapter 9 case in U.S. history. A bond insurer, Financial Guaranty Insurance, said it needs more time to craft trial strategy after another insurer ironed out a settlement with Detroit. But Judge Steven Rhodes said Financial Guaranty should have been prepared to lose an ally, and he resumed the trial with testimony...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584155402014-09-15T10:23:15.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:23:15.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415540@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:23:15 MDT Judge: Oscar Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58405983-68/pistorius-judge-murder-steenkamp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58405983-68/pistorius-judge-murder-steenkamp.html.csp">Judge: Oscar Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T20:14:51.233-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appeal only after sentencing. Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough evidence to support the contention that Pistorius knew Steenkamp was behind a locked toilet door in his home when he shot through the door...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584059832014-09-12T20:14:51.233-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T20:14:51.233-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58405983@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:14:51 MDT Ogden man’s murder conviction overturned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58404497-78/mccullar-bedolla-court-appeals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58404497-78/mccullar-bedolla-court-appeals.html.csp">Ogden man’s murder conviction overturned</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="2014-09-12T22:46:42.599-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed the murder conviction of an Ogden man, ruling the trial judge erred when he excluded the testimony of several defense witnesses. The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel opens the door for a retrial of Robert Lee McCullar in the slaying of Filiberto Bedolla, who was stabbed 14 times on Dec. 22, 2009, in his Ogden apartment. McCullar was found guilty in 2011 of first-degree felony by a 2nd District Court jury and sentenced to 15 years to life 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> 58404497@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:42 MDT Judge: Oscar Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402045-68/pistorius-judge-murder-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402045-68/pistorius-judge-murder-case.html.csp">Judge: Oscar Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T20:22:44.817-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge could still convict Pistorius of a negligent killing — a crime that can carry a lengthy jail term or just a suspended sentence and fine — when she likely finishes reading her lengthy conclusions in court on Friday...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584020452014-09-11T20:22:44.817-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T20:22:44.817-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402045@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:22:44 MDT Judge doesn’t think Argentina violating his order http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399745-79/argentina-bondholders-citibank-bonds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399745-79/argentina-bondholders-citibank-bonds.html.csp">Judge doesn’t think Argentina violating his order</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY NEUMEISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T18:10:01.903-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A judge told lawyers Wednesday he doesn’t think an effort by Argentina to pay some bondholders through a Citibank branch in the South American country will lead to a widespread effort to violate his orders. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa commented at a Manhattan hearing as he declined to immediately grant a request for records by lawyers for U.S. hedge funds holding $1.5 billion in Argentine bonds. They want the bank to turn over documents that might reveal communications between A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583997452014-09-10T18:10:01.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T18:10:01.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399745@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:10:01 MDT Detroit bankruptcy trial on hold after major deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58397608-68/detroit-bankruptcy-trial-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58397608-68/detroit-bankruptcy-trial-deal.html.csp">Detroit bankruptcy trial on hold after major deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ED WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T17:05:18.993-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • A judge on Wednesday suspended Detroit’s bankruptcy trial until next week to give lawyers time to work out the details of a settlement that would satisfy a major creditor that opposed the city’s plan to get on its feet again. The city reached a deal Tuesday with Syncora, a bond insurer that stood to lose about $400 million under Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy. Detroit would extend Syncora’s lease on a tunnel between the U.S. and Canada and grant it a long-term lease on a downt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976082014-09-10T17:05:18.993-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T17:05:18.993-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397608@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:05:18 MDT