Dee Benson Dee Benson en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:21:10 MDT Newspapers 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... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:07:24 MDT 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... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:48:36 MDT 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... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:47:14 MST 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... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:55:00 MDT In our opinion: 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... Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT 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. Wed, 01 May 2013 15:04:54 MDT 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... Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:25:00 MST 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... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:29:13 MST 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... Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:46:48 MST 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... Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:21:08 MDT Judge overturns key piece of Utah anti-pornography law A federal judge overturned a key portion of a Utah law designed to limit children's access to pornography. Fri, 18 May 2012 17:41:57 MDT Judge overturns Utah's Internet law A federal judge has overturned a key part of a Utah law that aimed to protect children from harmful online material. Fri, 18 May 2012 10:43:25 MDT Convicted Brigham City pill doctor reports to prison A convicted Brigham City pill doctor was to begin serving his prison sentence Monday. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 17:29:22 MDT Utah tax 'defier' sentenced to prison for filing false returns A Utah man authorities describe as a tax "defier" will go to prison for filing fraudulent income tax returns. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:24:58 MDT Judge wants lawsuit challenging Utah's anti-pornography law settled Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:37:19 MDT Escorts claim Utah law makes acting sexy illegal Sun, 11 Mar 2012 23:02:00 MDT Restraining order request rejected in Days of '47 lawsuit Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:09:30 MST Brigham City pill doc loses government support in the appeals process The government has sided with a U.S. District Court judge in an order to put a convicted Brigham City pill doctor behind bars... Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:09:18 MST St. George officer dismissed from suit over student's death A federal judge has dismissed the city of St. George and one of its police officers from a lawsuit filed by the parents of a... Sun, 05 Feb 2012 20:53:44 MST DeChristopher lacks grounds to appeal, government says The U.S. Attorney for Utah said Thursday environmental activist Timothy DeChristopher lacks any legal grounds to contest his... Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:07:22 MST Convicted pill doc remains free man for now despite court ruling against him Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:47:36 MST Judge chides prosecutors for wanting to seize convicted doctor's money, property Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:17:15 MST Prosecutors want 20-year prison term for convicted Brigham City pill doctor Federal prosecutors are recommending a Brigham City doctor who illegally prescribed painkillers spend 20 years in prison. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:55:27 MST Judges refuses to dismiss case against convicted doctor in pain-pill case Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:41:20 MST Former Morgan County administrator sent to prison for embezzlement SALT LAKE CITY — A former Morgan County Council administrator is headed to federal prison for embezzling more than... Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:04:33 MDT Former Morgan County administrator sent to prison for embezzlement A former Morgan County Council administrator is headed to federal prison for embezzling more than $800,000 from his employer. Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:11:39 MDT Aneth man sentenced for child sex abuse SALT LAKE CITY — An Aneth man is headed to prison for sexual abuse as part of the U.S. Attorney's Office of Utah's... Sat, 08 Oct 2011 19:56:21 MDT Man headed to prison as feds in Utah focus on sexual abuse on Native American reservations Wed, 05 Oct 2011 13:51:17 MDT Federal judge hears arguments in pill doctor case Wed, 21 Sep 2011 19:45:34 MDT Federal judge grants convicted pill doctor another day in court A Brigham City doctor convicted of illegally prescribing painkillers this month will get another day in court before he is... Tue, 30 Aug 2011 11:22:41 MDT Jury to decide fate of Brigham City doctor accused of illegally dispensing painkillers Wed, 17 Aug 2011 09:23:57 MDT Activist Tim DeChristopher appeals conviction, sentence Tue, 02 Aug 2011 11:10:48 MDT Lawyer uses 'finger food' story to discredit doctor in court Mon, 11 Jul 2011 18:53:18 MDT Former Morgan administrator admits to embezzling nearly $1 million Mon, 27 Jun 2011 12:30:22 MDT ACLU seeks to permanently block '05 Utah anti-porn law A group of booksellers, artists and Internet service providers asked a federal judge Wednesday to permanently stop... Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:30:26 MDT Wyoming joins challenge to federal wilderness rule By Ben Neary Sun, 29 May 2011 23:57:28 MDT Judge Dee Benson completes term on FISA court U.S. District Judge Dee Benson has completed his term on the secretive special court that oversees warrants for government... Fri, 27 May 2011 20:22:53 MDT Appeals court defuses showdown between federal and state judges An appeals court Friday afternoon pre-empted a high noon showdown between federal and state judges embroiled in a feud over... Fri, 15 Apr 2011 16:41:13 MDT Federal judge threatened to send marshals after state judge, motion states Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:36:37 MDT Utah judge gives trust control to Jeffs' church A federal judge in Utah has handed control of a communal land trust back to the leaders of Warren Jeffs' polygamous church. Fri, 08 Apr 2011 11:56:01 MDT Another court ruling goes in favor of Salt Lake soccer complex Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:21:59 MDT Parties in UEP saga have 20 days to reach de-tangling agreement Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:45:41 MDT Colorado couple pleads guilty in artifacts case Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:26:49 MST Judge Dee Benson stands by ruling in oil and gas lawsuit A federal judge has decided he will not revisit arguments raised in a lawsuit brought by some rural Utah counties and three... Fri, 21 Jan 2011 16:36:22 MST Man who rammed Hill Air Force Base gate sentenced to prison Sat, 18 Dec 2010 20:25:57 MST Federal judge blocks polygamous sect's land sale A federal judge has blocked the sale of assets held in a polygamous church's communal land trust while he decides whether the... Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:07:25 MST Salt Lake man going to prison for illegally dumping toxic waste A man who abandoned leaking drums of toxic chemicals on a Salt Lake street four years ago will be going to federal prison. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:29:02 MST Colorado man pleads guilty in Indian artifacts trafficking case SALT LAKE CITY — A Colorado man nabbed in a federal sting operation last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to dig... Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:09:02 MST Formal trial date set for environmental activist Timothy DeChristopher SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has formally set a new trial date for environmental activist Timothy DeChristopher,... Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:03:48 MST