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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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State planning to bow out of complex FLDS trust fund

Eight years after Utah took control of assets belonging to a Utah-based polygamous sect, it is now trying to figure out how to return them. Read more »

Feb. 15, 2013

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Orem man who pretended to be cop sentenced for child porn

An man known around his Orem apartment complex as Lieutenant D will spend 19 years behind bars for secretly making sexually explicit videos of children. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2012

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Federal court upholds sale of FLDS assets

A federal appeals court has ruled that a polygamist sect on the Utah/Arizona border waited too long to challenge a court-ordered takeover of its community finances. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2012

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