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Her husband dead. Her 17-year-old son dead. A younger son, who had witnessed the murders, shattered. Now, accused killer Joe Hill was dead, too, at the hands of a firing …

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  • Two West Valley fires kill three horses, destroy three cars
    Two unrelated fires kept West Valley City firefighters busy in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday. One of them, a barn fire, killed three horses. A neighbor...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 10:45 am   |     |   Share
  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: Aug. 30
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. Aug. 30, 1...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Forecast: August ends with warm temps and clean air
    The final days of August bow out with warm temperatures and clean air. Salt Lake City can expect a high temperature on Sunday of 85, with a chance of ...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 10:37 am   |     |   Share
    7 Reasons That Breakfast Really is For the Birds
    Grandchildren and parents, children and bipeds, listen up. (That should be all of you.) Flocking to Tracy Aviary during the summertime is already a ...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 11:28 am   |     |   Share

    Hundreds rally at Utah Capitol for Planned Parenthood
    Hundreds of Utahns donned pink and chanted “Fund Planned Parenthood” on the Capitol steps Tuesday evening, blasting Gov. Gary Herbert for putting a stop to …
    Updated Aug 26 2015 10:00 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • FILE - This Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, shows Brigham Young's Devin Mahina (84), Uani Unga (41) and Mitch Mathews (10) celebrating with other players following their NCAA college football game against Texas, in Provo, Utah. BYU has visions of mismatches across the field with the 2015 passing game. That begins with a pair of 6-foot-6 receivers nicknamed the Twin Towers. With running back Jamaal Williams gone for the season, Mitch Mathews and Nick Kurtz need to live up to the hype. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) BYU football: Nebraska will test Cougars’ success in openers
    Provo • When he took over a program coming off three straight losing seasons in 2005, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall dropped his first two season-openers...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2005, file photo, Dr. Oliver Sacks speaks about Alzheimer's disease to an audience at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. Sacks, a neurologist and writer, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (Johnathon Henninger/Connecticut Post via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT ‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
    Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat” probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying pe...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 12:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Above, the telephone pole outside the 37th Street home in S. Ogden is decorated with Army Staff Sgt. Kurt Curtiss' photo and a flag that another S. Ogden resident placed there thanking Curtiss for his service.  South Ogden native, Army Staff Sgt. Kurt Curtiss was on a recovery mission at a hospital with his unit when he was caught in crossfire and killed, said his sister, Lynn Burr. Curtiss has lived in both Utah and Arizona. He served two tours of duty in Iraq before being transferred to Fort Richardson in Alaska. He was deployed to Afghanistan last year, and had been home for a visit about a month ago. Army report describes 2009 death of Utah soldier, doesn’t mention Bowe Bergdahl
    Fifteen days after a Utahn, Staff Sgt. Kurt Curtiss, died in an ambush in Afghanistan, an Army investigator submitted a report on what happened. The ...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 10:41 am   |     |   Share
    Giant water slide on Salt Lake City street provides break from the heat
    Some Utahns got a break from the heat Saturday on a giant slip ‘n slide in downtown Salt Lake City. Participants could buy a one, …
    Updated Aug 22 2015 09:07 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • (Rick Bowme  |  The Associated Press)  
A watch tower is seen at the Wasatch facility during a February media tour at the Utah State Correctional Facility in Draper. Guv names former Salt Lake City Councilman Carlton Christensen to prison board
    A former Salt Lake City councilman and lifelong west-sider will represent the capital on a state board overseeing construction of a new prison. Gov. G...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 07:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Robert Kirby Kirby: I can cope with what I hate about Utah
    Another state ranking list has popped up on the Internet. Depending on your point of view, Utah didn’t fare so well. Again. Unlike other lists that h...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 07:00 am   |     |   Share
  • 3 escape serious injury after car rolled down Utah canyon embankment
    Two women and a man avoided serious injuries after their car went about 300 feet down an embankment in Emigration Canyon. The three were driving towar...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 11:48 pm   |     |   Share
    University of Utah to debut new College of Law building
    Sitting in the sun-dappled atrium of the University of Utah’s new S.J. Quinney College of Law Friday, Matt Cloward was impressed by the amount of …
    Updated Aug 22 2015 05:36 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • 25-year-old Robin Putnam, who is thought to have disappeared in Salt Lake City. 
Courtesy Salt Lake City Police Department Body of man believed to have vanished in Salt Lake found in Nevada
    The remains of a man who went missing in Salt Lake City three years ago have turned up in remote Nevada. Robin Putnam was 25 when, his family and poli...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders lies on the ground after Columbus Crew midfielder Justin Meram, left, scored during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Columbus won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) MLS Roundup: Houston beats Vancouver as West playoff picture tightens
    Houston • Ricardo Clark and Raul Rodriguez scored and the Houston Dynamo beat the short-handed Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Saturday night to snap a thr...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • Montana AG will not investigate Utah lawmaker for fraud
    Helena, Mont. • The Montana attorney general’s office will not investigate fraud claims against a Utah lawmaker leading a push for western states to t...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:25 pm   |     |   Share
    One district to rule them all? Proposal to consolidate land-use planning of Utah canyons hits snag
    Salt Lake County’s plan to create a single planning district to deal with land-use issues in most of its Wasatch Mountain canyons received a lukewarm …
    Updated Aug 28 2015 01:02 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • Buffalo Bills tight end Charles Clay (85) scores a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) NFL: Manuel excels in Bills’ 43-19 preseason win over Steelers
    Orchard Park, N.Y. • EJ Manuel made his case to reclaim the Buffalo Bills starting job by going 7 of 8 for 170 yards and two touchdowns in a 43-19 pre...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man dies after motorhome hits him in downtown Salt Lake
    A man died Saturday night after he was hit by a motorhome in downtown Salt Lake City. About 9:10 p.m., the motorhome was traveling westbound on 500 So...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws as San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Darnell Dockett (90) and Tony Jerod-Eddie (63) rush during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) NFL: Manning on the run in Denver’s 19-12 win over 49ers
    Denver • Peyton Manning failed to get the Broncos into the end zone in seven possessions Saturday night, when Denver rode its stifling defense and goo...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws to a receiver in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton) NFL: With RG3 out, Redskins use 2 QBs to beat Ravens 31-13
    Baltimore • Jay Gruden intends to judge the health of Robert Griffin III before choosing his starting quarterback in the regular season. If RG3 can’t ...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Cousins Merlin Morrison, 80, and Jay Arling Morrison, 84, talk at the gravesite of their grandparents John G. and Marie Morrison in the Salt Lake City Cemetery on April 9, 2015. Merlin is named after his father, who as a 13-year-old boy witnessed his own father, John G., being fatally shot, along with the teenís older brother, Arling. Industrial Workers of the World songwriter Joe Hill was later convicted of the Jan. 10, 1914, murder of John Morrison and executed at the Utah State Prison. A century of pain: Joe Hill and the Morrison family
    Her husband dead. Her 17-year-old son dead. A younger son, who had witnessed the murders, shattered. Now, accused killer Joe Hill was dead, too, at t...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: Snow football team edged Mesa 24-21
    FOOTBALL • Stefan Cantwell passed for 244 yards and two touchdowns, and Stephen Shepard rushed for 76 yards and a TD as Snow College defeated Mesa Com...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • Bob Harrison, Montgomery, walks away from an empty 18 green and gallery after play was suspended due to weather during the third round of the LPGA Classic golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill in Prattville, Ala., on Saturday,  Aug. 29, 2015. Officials ordered all people off the course and out of temporary structures. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager) Golf: Ernst grabs lead at delayed Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic
    Prattville, Ala. • Austin Ernst took the lead at 10 under Saturday before darkness forced the suspension of third-round play in the weather-delayed Yo...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Golf: Canadian Rod Spittle takes 2nd-round lead at Dick’s
    Endicott, N.Y. • For Canadian Rod Spittle, just playing on the Champions Tour at age 60 is old hat that never gets old. Now, he finds himself in a mos...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2015 file photo, John Daly hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during the pro-am round for the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. The 49-year-old Daly was playing in a small, local tournament at Deerfield Golf Club in Jackson's northern suburbs. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File) Golf: Daly collapses on course in Mississippi, taken to hospital
    Jackson, Miss. • John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. The 49-year-old Daly was playi...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales (11) and FC Dallas midfielder Victor Ulloa (8) vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Frisco, Texas. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP) FC Dallas 2, Real Salt Lake 0: RSL dealt blow to playoff hopes
    Frisco, Texas • With its slim playoff hopes fading, Real Salt Lake desperately needed two things that have been hard to come by — a road win and a vic...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football preseason game against the Tennessee Titans in Atlanta. As his agent negotiates a new contract with the Falcons, two-time Pro Bowl receiver Julio Jones goes about his business as if nothing has changed. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File) NFL: Falcons announce 5-year contract extension for Julio Jones
    Atlanta • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recen...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) is sacked by Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (90) as Falcons center James Stone (62) attempts to defend during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) NFL: Tannehill throws for 145 yards, Dolphins beat Falcons 13-9
    Miami Gardens, Fla. • Ryan Tannehill threw for 145 yards in less than a half despite working behind a makeshift offensive line, and the Miami Dolphins...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Real Salt Lake notes: Defense blocks many FC Dallas attacks in first half
    Frisco, Texas • Real Salt Lake had trouble keeping FC Dallas away from the goal Saturday night at Toyota Stadium, but were able to get in front of sho...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 10:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland Browns defensive end Desmond Bryant (92) sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) NFL: McCown throws 2 TD passes to lead Browns over Bucs
    Tampa, Fla. • Josh McCown finished two long drives with touchdown passes to outplay rookie Jameis Winston and lead the Cleveland Browns to a 31-7 pres...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton runs the ball in the first half of a NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/072012001006) Dalton leaves with sore neck, Bengals beat Bears 21-10
    Cincinnati • Andy Dalton’s sore neck gave AJ McCarron a chance to impress. Dalton sneaked in for a touchdown on Cincinnati’s opening drive, then came ...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) makes an interception over Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade) Bridgewater perfect for Vikings, Romo solid for Cowboys
    Arlington, Texas • Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes even as Dez Bryant again sat out for the Dallas Cowboys, who lost 28-14 to the Minnesota Vikin...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • PCL baseball: Zephyrs blank Bees
    The Salt Lake Bees left 14 on base against the Zephyrs in New Orleans during a 4-0 defeat Saturday. Jo Jo Reyes (3-5) threw for six innings and allo...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 08:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully announces he will return to broadcast his 67th, and last baseball season in 2016, during a news conference in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Vin Scully: 2016 will be final season in booth for Dodgers
    Los Angeles • Vin Scully said Saturday that 2016 will be his last season in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would mark the end ...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fan falls from upper deck at Braves game, dies
    Atlanta • A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Matthew Savage, left, and Robert Hollerman wait to compete in the 2nd Annual Beard & Moustache Competition during the 43rd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort on Saturday. Photos: Beers and beards of Oktoberfest
    Snowbird's Oktoberfest tradition returns for its 43rd celebration featuring craft brews, sauer kraut and its 2nd Annual Beard and Moustache Competitio...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 12:55 am   |     |   Share