Third District Court

The homicide case involving former NFL player Anthony McClanahan continues to move along slowly. The judge in Summit County's Third District Court heard that it may be a year, from the time of the death, before the case gets to a preliminary hearing. Rick Brough has more:

A Third District Court judge held a hearing Thursday for 31 Summit County residents so they could explain why they were no-shows for jury duty in December.  The case had to be moved to Salt Lake City because of the lack of potential jurors.

Judge Kent Holmberg heard from each person individually, and in several cases he sentenced people to a day of community service.  But Summit County Attorney Margaret Olson said in general it appears a "series of unfortunate events" led to an unusual number of people failing to appear.  Rick Brough has more:

Former NFL prospect Anthony McClanahan made his first appearance in Summit County's Third District Court on Monday morning for charges of murdering his wife. Rick Brough has more.

The defendant who was charged Monday with the murder of his wife in a Park City condo was already behind bars when the charges were announced. Former NFL football prospect Anthony McClanahan has been incarcerated in Salt Lake City for allegedly kidnapping his son out of Arizona, which also prompted a fugitive warrant. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Attorney's office filed a criminal information in Third District Court today, charging Anthony Darnel McClanahan with Criminal Homicide, Murder in connection with the death of his 28 year old wife, Keri Colleen "KC" McClanahan on the night of November 1 -2 , 2017 in Park City. Mr. McClanahan was arrested earlier on other charges. He is currently in the custody of the Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center. The Summit County Attorney's Office has asked that he be held without bail in this case.

Judge Paige Petersen, who serves Summit County's Third District Court, has been named to the Utah Supreme Court pending confirmation by the Utah Senate. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Municipal Corporation

Park City Municipal is being sued by the owners of the Star Hotel property on Main Street, who object to paying a parking fee assessed by the city. Rick Brough has more.

Judges currently presiding in Summit County's Third District court and Wasatch County's Fourth District Court are two   of seven nominees for a vacancy on Utah's Supreme Court.  

The open seat on the Supreme Court is for Justice Christine Durham, who will retire as of November 16th.

A Judicial Nominating Commission has picked seven nominees, including local Judges  Paige Petersen, who serves as the Silver Creek Justice Center and Fourth District Court Judge Derek Pullan, who works in Wasatch County. 

The surviving family of a laborer, who died last winter when he was struck by a massive ice slab falling from a roof, have filed suit against the property managers and the owner of the building where he was working. Rick Brough has more.

Two defendants, mother and son, have been sentenced in Third District Court on counterfeiting charges. Rick Brough reports.