Labor

Once a prominent union member,
now he's a union target

Local sues former department PIO over health-benefit payments

For 30 years he represented the Clark County Fire Department as its public information officer.

Now Robert Leinbach is being sued in federal court by the department’s union. The complaint — by firefighter Local 1908 — accuses him of “breach of trust, breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing and unjust enrichment.”

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Judge: 'FBI, investigate yourself'
on witness tampering charge

Lawyer seeks answers to his brother's suspicious death in federal custody

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the FBI to scrutinize allegations that the agency pressured a witness not to testify in a trial about videos related to the Oklahoma City bombing.

U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said the agency needs to get to the bottom of the claims from Utah lawyer Jesse Trentadue, who said that the FBI threatened to cut off a former government operative's benefits if he appeared in court.

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Justice Scalia hails Idaho water adjudication

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating water rights as a successful exercise in state rights and local control.

Scalia was the keynote speaker at Monday's event in Boise marking the end of the largest ever adjudication review settling water ownership throughout nearly 85 percent of the Gem State.

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Intelligence Gap: How a Chinese national
gained access to Arizona’s terror center

An un-vetted computer engineer plugged into law enforcement networks and a database of 5 million Arizona drivers in a possible breach that was kept secret for years.

Black conservative legal scholar slams
governor's 'demeaning the rule of law'

Cites 'rush to justice' in Michael Brown shooting death

Officer in Ferguson shooting characterized

Government development authority
suckered in $1.3M bond fraud

Ex-governor and ex-National Guard officer promoted
bogus sweetner factory for jobs and economic development

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