judge - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/judge News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Argentina president suggests U.S. wants her dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58478905-68/argentina-fernandez-government-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58478905-68/argentina-fernandez-government-president.html.csp">Argentina president suggests U.S. wants her dead</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T19:37:10.033-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires, Argentina • Relations between Argentina and the United States have sunk so low the South American nation’s president is blaming the Obama administration for her country’s debt crisis and suggesting Washington might even want to have her killed. “If something was to happen to me, nobody should be looking to the east, but to the north after the things that are being done in diplomatic offices,” President Cristina Fernandez said in a fiery speech Tuesday. Fernandez and her government...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584789052014-10-01T19:37:10.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T19:37:10.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58478905@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:37:10 MDT Judge: City must pay creditors and pension fund http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58478876-79/pension-stockton-judge-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58478876-79/pension-stockton-judge-bankruptcy.html.csp">Judge: City must pay creditors and pension fund</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DON THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T18:10:02.405-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacramento • A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows Stockton, Calif. to treat public pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim its pension obligations. Stockton argued that it must make its pension contributions for public employees before its creditors are paid the entire amount they are owned. The case is being closely watched because it could help clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation — retirement fun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584788762014-10-01T18:10:02.405-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T18:10:02.405-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58478876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:10:02 MDT On his 2nd try, Utah teen makes it on ‘The Voice’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58478366-223/linford-really-voice-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58478366-223/linford-really-voice-season.html.csp">On his 2nd try, Utah teen makes it on ‘The Voice’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T17:51:08.743-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Tanner Linford auditioned for “The Voice” last season, none of the judges turned around to claim him for their team. But the 17-year-old Kaysville singer tried, tried again, and this season he got a judge to turn that chair around. Just barely. Linford was singing the last note of “When You Say Nothing at All” in an episode this week when Blake Shelton punched the button, signaling he’d chosen the Utah teen to join his team on the hit NBC singing competition. And Linford’s look of relief 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> 58478366@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:51:08 MDT Review: Blake Shelton the adult shines on new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470110-223/shelton-blake-adult-boyish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58470110-223/shelton-blake-adult-boyish.html.csp">Review: Blake Shelton the adult shines on new album</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL McCALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T14:42:34.331-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 02:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blake Shelton’s public persona — a mix of smart-aleck whimsy and thoughtful sensitivity — has made him country music’s most ubiquitous male star. A full-grown man with a boyish cheekiness, his easy likability has made him a consummate award-show host, a high-profile judge on “The Voice” and a constant presence in ads across print, the web and TV. He recently brought his Ten Times Crazier Tour to Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. His recent albums draw on both sides of this personality — bu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584701102014-10-01T14:42:34.331-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T14:42:34.331-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:42:34 MDT Judge rules against investors in government dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474689-79/government-investors-companies-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474689-79/government-investors-companies-judge.html.csp">Judge rules against investors in government dispute</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T18:48:01.942-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 06:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against investors who are trying to collect billions of dollars in profits of government-chartered mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The decision by U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth to dismiss the investors’ lawsuits was a victory for the government. “There can be no doubt” that the investors understood the risks involved in investments in closely regulated companies such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lamberth wrote, and therefore hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584746892014-09-30T18:48:01.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T18:48:01.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474689@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:48:01 MDT Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond orders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470182-79/argentina-judge-bondholders-bonds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470182-79/argentina-judge-bondholders-bonds.html.csp">Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond orders</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="2014-09-29T17:47:01.919-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A judge, calling civil contempt a rarity, ruled Monday that Argentina was in contempt of court for its open defiance of his orders requiring that U.S. hedge funds holding Argentine bonds be paid the roughly $1.5 billion they are owed if the majority of the South American nation’s bondholders are paid interest on their bonds. U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Griesa made the announcement after a lawyer for U.S. hedge funds led by billionaire hedge fund investor Paul Singer’s NML Capital Lt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584701822014-09-29T17:47:01.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T17:47:01.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470182@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:47:01 MDT Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469373-68/wyoming-federal-wolves-conservation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58469373-68/wyoming-federal-wolves-conservation.html.csp">Conservation groups oppose Wyoming wolf management</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves through a quick, administrative fix. The Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity on Monday told a federal judge wolves in Wyoming should remain protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of Washington, D.C., last week returned wolves in Wyoming to federal cont...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584693732014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T14:17:01.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469373@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:17:01 MDT Life or death? Arias set for sentencing retrial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461717-68/arias-jury-dimitrius-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461717-68/arias-jury-dimitrius-judge.html.csp">Life or death? Arias set for sentencing retrial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SKOLOFF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T16:02:36.931-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Jodi Arias’ guilt has been determined. The only thing that remains is whether she dies for killing her ex-boyfriend. More than six years after his death, and more than a year after being convicted of murder, a second penalty phase to determine her punishment gets underway Monday with jury selection. Arias acknowledged that she killed Travis Alexander in 2008 at his suburban Phoenix home but claimed it was self-defense. He suffered nearly 30 knife wounds, had his throat slit and was sho...</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> 58461717@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:02:36 MDT Judge setter named player of the week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58446173-52/judge-named-player-setter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58446173-52/judge-named-player-setter.html.csp">Judge setter named player of the week</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:58.501-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MaxPreps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association have named Judge Memorial’s Maddie Bradshaw as the Utah player of the week. The 5-foot-9 sophomore setter has 85 assists in eight games this season, an average of 10.635 per match. She has also recorded 13 digs, two aces and six blocks. -- Tom Wharton</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> 58446173@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:58 MDT Alleged ‘BYU groper’ ordered to stand trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455243-78/fletcher-jogger-allan-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455243-78/fletcher-jogger-allan-trial.html.csp">Alleged ‘BYU groper’ ordered to stand trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T22:05:46.317-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A judge on Thursday decided the suspect in the “BYU Groper” case should stand trial, despite defense arguments that witnesses were “tainted” by suggestion when they identified 23-year-old Nathan Fletcher as the jogger who allegedly assaulted two of 16 women who reported attacks on and near campus earlier this year. Several of Fletcher’s former track teammates at Brigham Young University testified that they recognized his gait and his build in surveillance footage police showed to them. B...</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> 58455243@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:05:46 MDT What may be next for Val Oveson and polygamous trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58453103-78/board-lindberg-utah-fiduciary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58453103-78/board-lindberg-utah-fiduciary.html.csp">What may be next for Val Oveson and polygamous trust</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T12:30:16.61-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Update: Judge Denise Lindberg this week approved the United Effort Plan setting aside 834 acre feet of irrigation water, valued at $6,000 an acre foot, as a bond in the Elissa Wall lawsuit. St. George • The motions the Utah and Arizona attorneys general filed nominating Val Oveson to become the new fiduciary of the United Effort Plan had some other requests of the judge. The two states asked Utah 3rd District Court Judge Denise Lindberg to appoint a board of trustees to start making some ...</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> 58453103@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:30:16 MDT Judge rejects snowboarders’ suit over ban from Utah’s Alta Ski Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447411-78/alta-snowboarders-resort-ski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447411-78/alta-snowboarders-resort-ski.html.csp">Judge rejects snowboarders’ suit over ban from Utah’s Alta Ski Resort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T10:17:59.731-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed snowboarders’ claims that Alta Ski Resort banned them because of stereotypes that they are “undesirable people with obnoxious habits and characteristics.” Instead, U.S. District Judge Dee Benson said there are rational reasons for Alta to ban snowboarding, one of only three resorts to do so in the United States. Benson wrote in a 30-page opinion that federal court was not the right arena for the snowboarders to argue they should be allowed on the Utah resort...</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> 58447411@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:17:59 MDT Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp">Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday rejected a Wyoming wolf-management plan that had declared wolves unprotected predators that could be shot on sight in most of the state. Her ruling sided with national environmental groups that had argued Wyoming’s management plan afforded insufficient protection for wolves. “We’re thrilled that protections for Wyoming’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584476782014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447678@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:32:01 MDT 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