Dee Benson

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


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


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


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


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


Utah State Bar to begin Civics Education Program

The Utah State Bar will kick off its statewide Civics Education Program on Monday in elementary, junior high and high school classrooms across the state in honor of... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2012


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