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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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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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