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FILE - Infowars founder Alex Jones appears in court to testify during the Sandy Hook defamation dam...
Nicki Brown, CNN

Sandy Hook families offer to settle for at least $85 million with Alex Jones

The families of Sandy Hook shooting victims offered Infowars host Alex Jones a “path out of bankruptcy” if he pays them a “small fraction” of the more than $1 billion he owes in damages, according to a court document.
8 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, photo, District Attorney Jackie Johnson campaigns for reelect...
RUSS BYNUM, The Associated Press

Judge rejects effort to dismiss case against former DA charged in Ahmaud Arbery killing’s aftermath

A judge Tuesday refused to dismiss misconduct charges against a former Georgia prosecutor accused of hindering the investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
9 hours ago
File photo:For nearly 10 years, Jiang Hui has been searching for answers as to why the plane carryi...
Nectar Gan and Mengchen Zhang, CNN

Chinese court starts hearing lawsuits against Malaysia Airlines over missing flight MH370

For nearly 10 years, Jiang Hui has been searching for answers as to why the plane carrying his 70-year-old mother back from vacation in Malaysia vanished without trace.
2 days ago
FILE- Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio March 14, 20...
TERRY SPENCER Associated Press

Judge: Lawsuit blaming Tesla’s Autopilot for driver’s death can go to trial

A jury should decide whether Tesla and Elon Musk oversold the capabilities of the electric car company's Autopilot system and caused the fatal crash of a software engineer who engaged it, took his hands off the steering wheel and seconds later slammed into a truck, a Florida judge has ruled.
5 days ago
Lynn Wencus, of Wrentham, Mass., holds a photograph of her son Jeff while seated in a garden at her...
Associated Press

OxyContin maker’s settlement plan divides victims of opioid crisis. Now it’s up to the Supreme Court

The agreement by the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits over the harm done by opioids could help combat the overdose epidemic that the painkiller triggered. But that does not mean all the victims are satisfied.
5 days ago
Ballard accusers...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com and Lindsay Aerts, KSL TV contributing

‘Gaslighting on a global scale’: 6 Tim Ballard accusers speak publicly for the first time

Five women and one man who have accused Operation Underground Railroad founder Tim Ballard of sexual assault in a pair of anonymous lawsuits revealed their identities and spoke publicly with reporters for the first time Tuesday.
7 days ago
Davis Co Jail...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

3 from Centerville contracting company arrested in labor trafficking investigation

Three members of a general contracting business based in Davis County, including the company president and chief financial officer, have been arrested following a six-month labor trafficking investigation by the state.
7 days ago
Rakim Mayers, aka A$AP Rocky, drinks water during a preliminary hearing at the Clara Shortridge Fol...
Andrew Dalton, AP Entertainment Writer

A$AP Rocky must stand trial on charges he fired gun at former friend, judge rules

A Los Angeles judge says there is enough evidence for A$AP Rocky to stand trial on charges that he fired a gun at a former friend and collaborator outside a Hollywood hotel in 2021.
8 days ago
Pam Bodtcher (left), one of Ruby Franke’s daughters (middle), Bodtcher's husband (right), opening...
Michael Houck

Body camera shows American Fork police taking Ruby Franke’s children into custody

Body camera reveals the moments when American Fork police found two of Ruby Franke’s daughters, while she was being arrested in St. George. 
13 days ago
FILE - Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, speaks to guests during the White House Easter...
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press

Hunter Biden wants Trump documents subpoenaed to investigate any political pressure on criminal case

Hunter Biden has asked a judge to approve subpoenas for documents from Donald Trump and former DOJ officials related to whether political pressure wrongly influenced the criminal case against him.
14 days ago
Attorney General Sean Reyes...
Daniella Rivera and Annie Knox, KSL TV  

How does the AG spend his time? Utah’s top cop wants to keep his calendar secret 

What's Utah’s top law enforcer up to on a daily basis? Attorney General Sean Reyes is working to keep that a secret.
14 days ago
image of a courtroom and gavel...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com 

Ex-junior high staff member sent to prison for sexually abusing student

A former employee of the Granite School District apologized to people she knew she had hurt before she was sentenced to prison on Monday for sexually abusing a student.
14 days ago
Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes speaks during the first Silicon Slopes Artificial Intelligence ...
Lindsay Aerts and Eliza Pace, KSL TV

State audit issued for Utah Attorney General’s Office

A bipartisan group of lawmakers signed a letter calling for the approval of a legislative audit to address the offices' governance, culture and travel along with the impact of Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes' relationship with embattled Operation Underground Railroad founder Tim Ballard.
14 days ago
FILE - Members of the Supreme Court sit for a new group portrait following the addition of Associat...
Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The Supreme Court says it is adopting a code of ethics for the first time

The Supreme Court is adopting its first code of ethics, in the face of sustained criticism over undisclosed trips and gifts from wealthy benefactors to some justices.
16 days ago
Handcuffs in a jail cell. (Ravell Call/Deseret News)...
Mark Jones

Man sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for sexually abusing a child

A 63-year-old man was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison earlier for transporting a child across state lines with the intent to sexually abuse the child, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Idaho.
17 days ago
Man with messy hair and a red shirt...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Jury finds Utah man guilty of murder in 2018 restaurant shooting

A man who fired fatal shots at a West Jordan Rancherito's five years ago was found guilty of murder on Thursday.
19 days ago
Chad Daybell and his attorney, John Prior, appear in a hearing on Oct. 29, 2020...
Larry D. Curtis

3 motions filed to prevent Chad Daybell from facing death penalty during trial

The legal team for Chad Daybell have filed three motions to remove the death penalty as a possibility in his murder trial next year.
19 days ago
Abby Zwerner, a teacher shot by her 6-year-old student, leaves after a hearing for a civil lawsuit ...
Sarah Dewberry and Sara Smart, CNN

$40M lawsuit filed by Virginia teacher who was shot by 6-year-old student is moving forward

The $40 million lawsuit filed by Newport News teacher Abigail Zwerner against the school board and administrators after she was shot by a 6-year-old student in a classroom earlier this year can move forward, a Virginia judge ruled Friday.
24 days ago
Attorney General Sean Reyes...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com

Amended lawsuit against Tim Ballard accuses Utah AG Sean Reyes of witness tampering

Five women who accused Tim Ballard of sexual misconduct allege in a new court filing that Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes tried to protect the founder and former CEO of Operation Underground Railroad against complaints filed against him and the organization.
25 days ago
Kouri Richins in court...
Cheri Mossburg, CNN

Judge won’t dismiss case against Utah mom accused of poisoning husband

The trial against Kouri Richins, the Utah mother accused of poisoning her husband with a lethal dose of fentanyl, will proceed, Judge Richard Mrazik ruled on Friday.
25 days ago
Summit Co. Justice Ctr....
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Salt Lake man gets up to 5 years in prison for causing passenger’s death while fleeing police

PARK CITY — A Salt Lake man who crashed his car, killing a passenger, while fleeing from police in Heber City has been sentenced to prison. Charles Dwight Caster, 24, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of manslaughter, a second-degree felony, on Oct. 20, and was sentenced that same day to a term of […]
25 days ago
(Spencer Platt/Pool Photo via AP)...
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press

Donald Trump and three eldest children set to testify Nov. 6 in civil fraud trial

Former President Donald Trump is set to testify Nov. 6 in the civil business fraud case against him, following testimony from his three eldest children.
1 month ago
FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks during a break in his civil business fraud trial at New...
Jennifer Peltz and Jake Offenhartz

Trump is fined $10,000 over a comment he made outside court in his New York civil fraud trial

Donald Trump was called to the witness stand and then fined $10,000 on Wednesday after a judge concluded that the former president had violated a limited gag order in his civil fraud trial. It was the second time in less than a week that Trump was penalized for his out-of-court comments.
1 month ago
A New York judge on October 25 denied a motion to dismiss the assault case against actor Jonathan M...
Marianne Garvey, CNN

Jonathan Majors assault case will move forward to trial

A New York judge on October 25 denied a motion to dismiss the assault case against actor Jonathan Majors, moving the case forward to trial.
1 month ago

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