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20 sue bank after losing money in alleged Ponzi scheme

20 sue bank after losing money in alleged Ponzi scheme

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — Twenty investors who lost money in a Utah coin dealer’s alleged silver Ponzi scheme have sued Zions Bank. The investors are involved in a federal class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday, claiming the bank “aided and abetted” and “perpetuated” an alleged Ponzi scheme involving Rust Rare Coin Inc. […]

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Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a utility company filed by the widow of a state trooper killed after trying to alert a driver to a downed power line. The Herald Journal reports Janica Ellsworth sued Rocky Mountain Power earlier this year, claiming the death of […]

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Suit challenges drilling on public land in Colorado, Utah

Suit challenges drilling on public land in Colorado, Utah

DENVER (AP) — Environmental groups have asked a judge to overturn the sale of drilling rights on public land in Colorado and Utah, saying the Trump administration didn’t consider the potential threat to public health and the environment. A lawsuit filed Thursday in Denver federal court seeks to reverse oil […]

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Parents of Utah teen who overdosed sue defunct online market

Parents of Utah teen who overdosed sue defunct online market

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of a Utah teenager who died of an overdose in 2016 are suing the now-defunct online illicit market where the drug that killed their son was purchased. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the parents of Grant Seaver filed the federal lawsuit Friday. Seaver’s parents, James […]

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Utah man sues McDonald’s alleging his drink was drugged

Utah man sues McDonald’s alleging his drink was drugged

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man is suing McDonald’s alleging that an employee spiked his Diet Coke with a heroin substitute. The 33-year-old Trevor Walker says he was with his three young sons in August 2016 when he suddenly lost control of his arms and legs and had […]

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Lawsuit: Utah child lost 2 fingers caught in escalator

Lawsuit: Utah child lost 2 fingers caught in escalator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 3-year-old Utah girl had two fingers amputated when they were caught in a faulty grocery store escalator, her family says in a lawsuit filed against the store and the escalator manufacturer. The girl’s mother, Silvia Zamora , said in the lawsuit filed Monday that […]

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Utah city, ex-mayor must pay $1.7M defamation judgment

Utah city, ex-mayor must pay $1.7M defamation judgment

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah city and its former mayor have been ordered to pay $1.7 million in damages stemming from a lawsuit alleging defamation and breach of contract in a series of land disputes in Box Elder County over nearly 20 years. Patterson Construction, Box Elder Development, […]

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Former inmates file lawsuit over abuse in Utah jail

Former inmates file lawsuit over abuse in Utah jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of two former inmates who investigators say were among the men abused by guards while incarcerated at a Utah county jail. The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah filed the federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday, claiming Dustin Law […]

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Mormon church wants 1984 rape case against leader tossed out

Mormon church wants 1984 rape case against leader tossed out

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing leaders of brushing aside rape allegations against a former missionary training center director dating from 1984. Many people who could have testified about what happened in the 1980s have died or have only […]

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