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  • Larry H. Miller dies at 64; Car-sales mogul owned NBAs Utah Jazz

    Larry H. Miller, the car-sales mogul who turned the Utah Jazz into one of the NBA's most stable teams, died Friday at his home in Salt Lake City from complications of type 2 diabetes, the team announced. He was 64. Miller had a heart attack in June, then...
  • Documents show links between Prop. 8 campaign and church leaders [Updated]

     
    Documents unveiled during today's federal same-sex marriage trial revealed close links between the Proposition 8 campaign and leaders of the Catholic and Mormon churches. Over the objections of defenders of Proposition 8, challengers presented an e-mail...
  • Gay rights advocates get good news from unusual sources: Salt Lake City and the AMA

     
    Gay rights advocates were disappointed last week when Maine voters voted to repeal a state law allowing same-sex marriage. But they got a boost on Tuesday from two unlikely sources: the American Medical Assn. and the Salt Lake City Council.......
  • Two men shot and injured outside Ontario church dance [Updated]

     
    Two men attending a dance at an Ontario church were shot after a fight broke out late Friday, police said. Officers with the Ontario Police Department responded about 11:47 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the parking lot......
  • It's nervous-making time at Sundance

    It's nervous-making time at Sundance
    Veteran Los Angeles film producer Leslie Urdang stands among the most fortunate independent filmmakers. One of 1,026 submissions, Urdang's low-budget "Adam," an uplifting love story featuring a man with Asperger's syndrome, was announced Wednesday as part...
  • Ex-Mormon calendar- maker has BYU diploma yanked

    Ex-Mormon calendar- maker has BYU diploma yanked
    Brigham Young University has yanked the diploma of a man who created a calendar featuring shirtless Mormon missionaries and was later excommunicated from the church. Chad Hardy of Las Vegas attended graduation ceremonies Aug. 15 after finishing up his...
  • Blind Eye to Culture of Abuse

    COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- For half a century, while polygamous members of this remote enclave engaged in widespread sexual abuse and child exploitation, government authorities on all levels did little to intervene or protect generations of victims. Here in...
  • Arizona's 1953 raid on polygamist sect backfired

    COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- Horrified by stories of rape, incest and men taking young girls as brides, the new governor of Arizona quietly made plans to invade this polygamist settlement in the summer of 1953. Shortly before dawn on July 26, a raiding...
  • Plenty of Parents but No Protectors

    COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- In a place where outside authorities ignored sexual abuse and local police acted as church enforcers, a girl couldn't even count on her parents for help. Sara Hammon said she made that discovery early. Her father, the late J.M....
  • Where Few Dare to Disobey

    COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- To his followers, Warren Jeffs is a teacher and spiritual leader who channels divine revelations -- the man they call their prophet. To the FBI, Jeffs is an accused rapist and fugitive on its 10 Most Wanted list with a $100,000...
  • A Sect's Prophet, Teacher, Fugitive

    COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- There is nothing physically imposing about Warren Jeffs. He's tall and reedy with a quavering voice and, acquaintances say, an especially limp handshake. Family members describe the church leader as secretive, strict and "very...