Man charged with murder wants judge disqualified from case
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing a Utah couple and dumping their bodies want the presiding judge to recuse herself.
The Deseret News reports the attorneys allege Judge Christine Johnson has shown bias and coordinated with prosecutors to obtain testimony from Jerrod William Baum's girlfriend that could be used against him.
A man accused of sexually abusing a child was sentenced to prison Monday in Fourth District Court.
Glenn Johnson, ‘voice of the Cougs,’ appointed to Community Colleges of Spokane board of trustees
Glenn Johnson, the four-term mayor of Pullman and college football announcer known as “the voice of the Cougs,” has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Community Colleges of Spokane.
SYCAMORE – DeKalb County property owners have been paying their taxes early in anticipation of changes in the Tax Cut and Reform Act that will no longer allow local property taxes to be deducted.
Books and laptops, soccer balls and garden rakes? Spokane Community College’s Library of Things offers myriad items for students
Linda Keys, the librarian at Spokane Community College, is close with a student in the school’s baking program – a single mother of three who sometimes struggles to buy needed pastry utensils.
“She has to be cutthroat with her budget,” Keys said, “so she didn’t have money for her fondant tools.”
SYCAMORE – What should DeKalb County elected officials be paid for their positions?
Jerry Calvin Johnson, 69, of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord, Monday August 21, 2017.
SFCC trims summer classes to save money as two-year schools grapple with funding challenges
To cope with a mix of financial problems, Spokane Falls Community College is offering fewer summer classes compared to last year.
If it hasn’t hit your mailbox yet, it will soon: the annual property tax bill.
After a long series of somewhat confusing calculations, the bottom line likely says you owe local governments thousands of dollars.
A Beaumont woman sentenced to 65 years in prison for seriously injuring her newborn daughter could serve only 20 years after an appeals court ruled last week to vacate that sentence in favor of a lesser charge.
Judge questions whether man can stand trial in dad’s death
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A lawyer for a Utah man charged with murder after his father's body was found in a freezer says his client does not appear mentally competent for trial despite months of treatment.
The Daily Herald newspaper in Provo reports (http://bit.ly/2kxEFzr) that 27-year-old Omar Carmona appeared in court Thursday.
He's charged with murder and desecration of a corpse in the June 2016 death during a fight over whether someone could break in and attack him in the shower.
Utah teacher charged with rape after alleged student sex
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 27-year-old high school teacher in Spanish Fork who was arrested for alleged sexual activity with a student has now been charged with rape.
Sarah Lewis originally was arrested last week on suspicion of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, a third-degree felony.
Woman’s body wrapped in plastic in Galveston County home
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — The 32-year-old ex-husband of a missing Galveston County woman has been charged with murder after the remains of a woman were found wrapped in plastic at his home.
Shaun Philip Hardy already was in custody following his arrest Friday on a charge of tampering with evidence after the human remains were discovered at his home in League City, about 25 miles southeast of Houston. Charges against him were upgraded Saturday to murder and his bond boosted to $1 million.
Spokane’s community colleges still wrestling with ‘troubled’ software system
If the Community Colleges of Spokane knew how much being the test case for a new computer system would cost in overtime, blown deadlines and disruption to students, faculty and staff, the schools would not have volunteered for the job, Chancellor Christine Johnson said.
Ex husband in custody after body found in search for missing League City mom
LEAGUE CITY - Shaun Hardy's eaves were still festively decorated with Christmas lights Friday when police discovered human remains stashed in his League City home.
GALVESTON – The hunt for a League City mother who disappeared two weeks ago has been suspended as searchers await information that will help them focus a search that already has covered nearly 8 square miles.
The two-week-long search for a missing League City mother is continuing against the backdrop of a volatile relationship the 30-year-old waitress had with her ex-husband, according to court documents.Anne-Christine Johnson's erstwhile spouse, Shaun Hardy, is not considered a suspect in her...
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LEAGUE CITY - Dozens of volunteers wearing orange reflective vests clambered through thick brush Thursday at the northwestern edge of League City searching for a 30-year-old woman reported missing last week.