Teen Texting Suicide Case Ends with Jail Sentence

Last week, Michelle Carter was sentenced to 15 months in jail after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 18-year-old boyfriend Conrad Roy. Carter, who was 17 at the time of Roy’s death, sent text messages urging him to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Carter’s…

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Federal judge hands down 22 years in child pornography case

ST. GEORGE – A U.S. District judge sentenced a 34-year-old man to 22 years and six months in prison and a lifetime on parole Monday for production of child pornography. Judge Ted Stewart ordered Cedar City resident Chad Ryan Huntsman to 270 months in federal prison for enticing a minor…

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Wymore woman gets 2 years of probation in child abuse case

A 24-year-old Wymore woman has been given two years of probation for negligent child abuse. Online court records show Leslie Michaelis was sentenced Thursday in Gage County District Court. She’d pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of negligent child abuse after prosecutors lowered the charge from felony intentional child abuse….

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