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Utah won't appeal ruling in same-sex parents case

Utah will not appeal a judge's order requiring the state list the names of a lesbian couple on a birth certificate as the mothers of their new baby. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Judge tosses case against ICE agent accused of using unreasonable force

A federal judge has thrown out charges against an ICE agent accused of using unreasonable force with a man in custody for immigration violations. Read more »

July 10, 2015

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Feds appeal reduced sentence for convicted Brigham City pill doctor

Convicted Brigham City pill doctor Dewey C. MacKay was released from federal prison this week, but the U.S. Attorney's Office wants him back behind bars. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Judge upholds decision to reduce Brigham City pill doctor's prison term

A Brigham City pill doctor convicted of illegally prescribing painkillers to patients, including one who died, will now serve only three years in prison. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Decision to open Lafferty hearing was correct

U.S. District Judge Dee Benson reversed an earlier decision and ruled that a competency hearing for convicted killer Ron Lafferty should be open to the public. It was... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2013

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Appeals court upholds Brigham City pill doctor's conviction

A federal court has denied Brigham City doctor Dewey MacKay's appeal of his conviction for illegally prescribing painkillers. Read more »

May 1, 2013

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