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Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges

Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and […]

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Tactics questioned in ex-Utah State player investigation

Tactics questioned in ex-Utah State player investigation

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors questioned the tactics used by a police detective when he investigated a rape allegation against a promising Utah State University football player as the handling of the allegations surfaced during trial. Defense attorneys for Torrey Green called Logan detective Kendall Olsen to the stand Monday, […]

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Judge denies Utah death row inmate’s appeal n 1988 killing

Judge denies Utah death row inmate’s appeal n 1988 killing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has denied an appeal by a man who has been on Utah’s death row for 30 years. The ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Claire Egan denies a petition by Ralph Leroy Menzies, who was sentenced to die for the killing of […]

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Utah Supreme Court reinstates teen’s conviction

Utah Supreme Court reinstates teen’s conviction

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Supreme Court has reinstated the armed robbery conviction of an Ogden 16-year-old who was tried as an adult and sent to prison. The conviction had been thrown out by the Utah Court of Appeals after Cooper Van Huizen, now 21, served his sentence. […]

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Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University student accused of sexually assaulting another student has been sentenced to six months in jail. The Herald Journal reports Scott R. Simmons was sentenced to 180 days on Monday after pleading guilty to forcible sexual abuse. The woman told a judge she knew […]

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Rape trial of Ex-Utah State football player begins

Rape trial of Ex-Utah State football player begins

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The trial of a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women is set to begin. Jurors will hear opening statements Monday in Brigham City in the case against 25-year-old Torrey Green. The former student athlete faces charges of committing rape, kidnapping […]

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Utah jail inmate shot with rubber pellets files lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man with a history of mental illness is claiming jail guards used excessive force when they shot him with rubber pellets at close range after he refused to obey commands to leave his cell. An attorney for 31-year-old Luis Carlos Prado announced Thursday […]

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Football player accused of rape adds to his defense team

Football player accused of rape adds to his defense team

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has added two high-profile consultants to his defense team. The Herald Journal reports investigators F. Lee Bailey and Pat McKenna will help defend 25-year-old ex-linebaker Torrey Green. Bailey was on the OJ Simpson “dream team” when […]

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Judge reduces man’s prison sentence after tearful apology

Judge reduces man’s prison sentence after tearful apology

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge reduced the sentence of a Utah businessman after the man tearfully apologized for his “foolish” and “selfish” actions that caused the demise of his multimillion-dollar internet business and landed him behind bars. A jury convicted Jeremy Johnson in 2016 of eight counts of […]

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Man on Utah’s death row for 30 years seeks new trial

Man on Utah’s death row for 30 years seeks new trial

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Chicago native who has been on death row in Utah for more than three decades for the death of a Provo woman is seeking a new trial. Douglas Stewart Carter, 63, is asking the state Supreme Court to order a new hearing based on […]

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