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New data show that the Utah state government — from the attorney general to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources — has acquired a lot of surplus military weapons and gear. The Utah Highway Patrol alone possess 250 M-14 rifles. There were 412 state troopers at the end of 2012, according to state data. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has 84 M-14s, though the head of law enforcement for that agency said the DWR has been trying to return the rifles to the Department of Defense. The DWR... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58402710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Paul Rolly: The Max Hall issue: It’s not black and white; it’s red and blue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406473-78/fans-hall-byu-max.html.csp I’ve had nearly two weeks to ponder the arrest of one of Utah fans’ most hated foes, Max Hall, for suspected shoplifting and cocaine possession. I’ve decided to weigh in, but from a different perspective than has appeared in most public comment arenas. Cougar fans say Hall needs support. Ute fans have shown elation at the former BYU quarterback’s troubles. After all, during a 2009 news conference after his Cougars defeated the Utes in overtime in Provo, he painted everyone associated with the U... I’ve had nearly two weeks to ponder the arrest of one of Utah fans’ most hated foes, Max Hall, for suspected shoplifting and cocaine possession. I’ve decided to weigh in, but from a different perspective than has appeared in most public comment arenas. Cougar fans say Hall needs support. Ute fans have shown elation at the former BYU quarterback’s troubles. After all, during a 2009 news conference after his Cougars defeated the Utes in overtime in Provo, he painted everyone associated with the U... 58406473@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Broncos fend off Chiefs 24-17 with goal-line stand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58414233-77/yards-broncos-goal-chiefs.html.csp DENVER • Hidden inside Terrance Knighton’s gargantuan body listed generously at 330 pounds is a former tight end who dreams of playing offense. “I have great ball instincts being an ex-wide receiver,” Denver’s mammoth nose tackle said after preserving the Broncos’ 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Knighton deflected Alex Smith’s fourth-and-goal pass from the 2 to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left. He was engaged with center Rodney Hudson when he reached up and felt the foot... DENVER • Hidden inside Terrance Knighton’s gargantuan body listed generously at 330 pounds is a former tight end who dreams of playing offense. “I have great ball instincts being an ex-wide receiver,” Denver’s mammoth nose tackle said after preserving the Broncos’ 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Knighton deflected Alex Smith’s fourth-and-goal pass from the 2 to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left. He was engaged with center Rodney Hudson when he reached up and felt the foot... 58414233@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:59:02 MDT NFL: Bears 28, 49ers 20 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58414232-77/bears-cutler-chicago-threw.html.csp SANTA CLARA, Calif. • Down big, Jay Cutler kept his poise on the road while Colin Kaepernick struggled in prime time. Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago’s starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi’s Stadium debut. “We just kept plugging, we knew we had some good stuff,” Cutler said. “We just had to figure them out.” Cutler threw three TD passes to Brandon Marshall, two in the wild fourth quar... SANTA CLARA, Calif. • Down big, Jay Cutler kept his poise on the road while Colin Kaepernick struggled in prime time. Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago’s starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi’s Stadium debut. “We just kept plugging, we knew we had some good stuff,” Cutler said. “We just had to figure them out.” Cutler threw three TD passes to Brandon Marshall, two in the wild fourth quar... 58414232@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:58:02 MDT Review: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407827-223/lake-nova-salt-series.html.csp The NOVA Chamber Music Series hit the road Sunday afternoon for a special free concert in Salt Lake City’s Memory Grove. A few dozen music enthusiasts, passers-by and dogs heard Utah Symphony percussionists Keith Carrick and Eric Hopkins play short, lively selections in front of the World War I Memorial, then strolled over to the Meditation Chapel to hear the horn quartet of Ron Beitel, Llewellyn Humphreys, Nathan Basinger and Stephen Proser. Violinists Hasse Borup and Kasia Sokol-Borup gave an ... The NOVA Chamber Music Series hit the road Sunday afternoon for a special free concert in Salt Lake City’s Memory Grove. A few dozen music enthusiasts, passers-by and dogs heard Utah Symphony percussionists Keith Carrick and Eric Hopkins play short, lively selections in front of the World War I Memorial, then strolled over to the Meditation Chapel to hear the horn quartet of Ron Beitel, Llewellyn Humphreys, Nathan Basinger and Stephen Proser. Violinists Hasse Borup and Kasia Sokol-Borup gave an ... 58407827@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:04:02 MDT Utah man killed by police mourned at vigil, family questions cops’ story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58414141-78/police-family-hunt-saratoga.html.csp Saratoga Springs • Sorrow and anger filled the walkway and parking lot at a candlelight vigil Sunday evening near the spot where 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was killed by police four days earlier. About 100 people gathered to pay homage to the young man of biracial parentage who police say lunged at them with a sword. Well-wishers and mourners sang “We Shall Overcome” and prayed and talked about the handsome young man who had his life in front of him. Susan Hunt, Darrien’s mother, listened but did ... Saratoga Springs • Sorrow and anger filled the walkway and parking lot at a candlelight vigil Sunday evening near the spot where 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was killed by police four days earlier. About 100 people gathered to pay homage to the young man of biracial parentage who police say lunged at them with a sword. Well-wishers and mourners sang “We Shall Overcome” and prayed and talked about the handsome young man who had his life in front of him. Susan Hunt, Darrien’s mother, listened but did ... 58414141@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:46:39 MDT U.S. official: Arab countries offer to launch airstrikes on Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58414044-68/state-iraq-countries-group.html.csp Paris • Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group — minus two of the main players and without any ground troops — in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been pressuring allies ahead of a conference Monday to show a united front, especially from majority-Muslim nations, saying nearly ... Paris • Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group — minus two of the main players and without any ground troops — in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been pressuring allies ahead of a conference Monday to show a united front, especially from majority-Muslim nations, saying nearly ... 58414044@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:22:02 MDT Running for president? Hillary Clinton in Iowa says she’s ‘thinking about it’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413949-68/clinton-president-harkin-hillary.html.csp Indianola, Iowa • Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the guardians of gridlock” in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive. “Hello Iowa. I’m back!” Clinton declared as she took the podium at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry fundraiser, a fixture on the political calendar in the home of t... Indianola, Iowa • Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the guardians of gridlock” in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive. “Hello Iowa. I’m back!” Clinton declared as she took the podium at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry fundraiser, a fixture on the political calendar in the home of t... 58413949@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:40:02 MDT N. Korea sentences American to six years of hard labor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413234-68/korea-north-miller-trial.html.csp Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, California, tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s hum... Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, California, tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s hum... 58413234@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:22:13 MDT Photos: Utah State Fair closes for 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402518-78/fair-state-utah-2014.html.csp Sunday was the final day for this year’s Utah State Fair. The livestock, food, rides and music had an 11-day run. Sunday was the final day for this year’s Utah State Fair. The livestock, food, rides and music had an 11-day run. 58402518@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:21:02 MDT Kids’ hospitalizations linked to anti-addiction drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413957-68/drug-tablets-buprenorphine-available.html.csp Chicago • An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives’ prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died. The study found that the drug, buprenorphine, was the adult prescription medication most commonly implicated in emergency hospitalizations of children aged 6 and younger. For every 100,000 patients prescribed buprenorphine, 200 young children were hospitalized for takin... Chicago • An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives’ prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died. The study found that the drug, buprenorphine, was the adult prescription medication most commonly implicated in emergency hospitalizations of children aged 6 and younger. For every 100,000 patients prescribed buprenorphine, 200 young children were hospitalized for takin... 58413957@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:15:01 MDT Major League Soccer: Earthquakes salvage tie with Galaxy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58414002-77/galaxy-earthquakes-jose-san.html.csp Santa Clara, Calif. • Chris Wondolowski’s goal in the 66th minute drew the San Jose Earthquakes even with the Los Angeles Galaxy for a 1-1 tie on Sunday. Jordan Stewart assisted on the tying score, slotting a pass through a group of Galaxy defenders to find Wondolowski open near the far post. Omar Gonzalez opened the scoring in the 28th minute on a header off Stefan Ishizaki’s corner. The Galaxy (14-5-9) dominated the Earthquakes (6-11-10) in the first half, outshooting them 14-1 overall. Aft... Santa Clara, Calif. • Chris Wondolowski’s goal in the 66th minute drew the San Jose Earthquakes even with the Los Angeles Galaxy for a 1-1 tie on Sunday. Jordan Stewart assisted on the tying score, slotting a pass through a group of Galaxy defenders to find Wondolowski open near the far post. Omar Gonzalez opened the scoring in the 28th minute on a header off Stefan Ishizaki’s corner. The Galaxy (14-5-9) dominated the Earthquakes (6-11-10) in the first half, outshooting them 14-1 overall. Aft... 58414002@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:59:01 MDT Sponsored: Campaign finance reform and Arbinger’s self deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58060268-82/congress-delegation-party-policies.html.csp Executive branch officials are limited by federal ethics regulations to a threshold of about $35 when accepting or exchanging gifts. As an army officer, I was always taught this was as much about preventing the perception on the part of the American people that officials were being bribed as it was about any lack of trust in federal officials. In my business career, we had a similar policy at Overstock.com regarding company employees accepting gifts from vendors. The problem with accepting large... Executive branch officials are limited by federal ethics regulations to a threshold of about $35 when accepting or exchanging gifts. As an army officer, I was always taught this was as much about preventing the perception on the part of the American people that officials were being bribed as it was about any lack of trust in federal officials. In my business career, we had a similar policy at Overstock.com regarding company employees accepting gifts from vendors. The problem with accepting large... 58060268@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:15:01 MDT Sex offenders driving up Utah’s prison population http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406311-78/offenders-sex-prison-utah.html.csp Prison populations around the country have been in steady decline for the past 10 years. In Utah, it’s a different story. The number of men and women in the state’s prison system has continued to rise, with the highest drivers being nonviolent criminals and sex offenders, who are staying in longer and taking up more beds than ever before, according to data collected by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Sex offenders now take up 42 percent more beds than they did 10 years ago, making them the largest gr... Prison populations around the country have been in steady decline for the past 10 years. In Utah, it’s a different story. The number of men and women in the state’s prison system has continued to rise, with the highest drivers being nonviolent criminals and sex offenders, who are staying in longer and taking up more beds than ever before, according to data collected by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Sex offenders now take up 42 percent more beds than they did 10 years ago, making them the largest gr... 58406311@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:59:23 MDT Man shot in stomach outside his Salt Lake home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412573-78/suspect-police-ross-stomach.html.csp Salt Lake City police have arrested a man for shooting another man in the stomach outside his house. About 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the 18-year-old suspect knocked on the door of a home near 600 N. 300 West and said he was looking for someone, said police Lt. Mike Ross. But when someone inside told the suspect that the person he was looking for wasn’t there, he got angry, Ross said. A small group of people escorted the suspect to the sidewalk, where he allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot a 20-y... Salt Lake City police have arrested a man for shooting another man in the stomach outside his house. About 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the 18-year-old suspect knocked on the door of a home near 600 N. 300 West and said he was looking for someone, said police Lt. Mike Ross. But when someone inside told the suspect that the person he was looking for wasn’t there, he got angry, Ross said. A small group of people escorted the suspect to the sidewalk, where he allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot a 20-y... 58412573@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:59:14 MDT Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime... Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime... 58413869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:59:07 MDT Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Park due for face-lift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403695-78/park-pioneer-coalition-homeless.html.csp Imagine residents of downtown Salt Lake City strolling to Pioneer Park to toss a Frisbee or spread out a picnic and enjoy the day along with other folks, who happen to be homeless. For the nonprofit Pioneer Park Coalition, it’s not an impossible dream. Local funding for a federal-matching grant could change the face of Pioneer Park, although the proposed $1 million project appears more like a face-lift than a complete makeover. In its continuing effort to make the park a place for everyone, Salt... Imagine residents of downtown Salt Lake City strolling to Pioneer Park to toss a Frisbee or spread out a picnic and enjoy the day along with other folks, who happen to be homeless. For the nonprofit Pioneer Park Coalition, it’s not an impossible dream. Local funding for a federal-matching grant could change the face of Pioneer Park, although the proposed $1 million project appears more like a face-lift than a complete makeover. In its continuing effort to make the park a place for everyone, Salt... 58403695@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:16:03 MDT Shell-shocked residents emerge from hiding in Ukrainian city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413226-68/luhansk-residents-sunday-ukraine.html.csp Luhansk, Ukraine • Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept. 5, residents in the second-largest city held by pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine emerged in a rare show of jubilation that was half celebration, half simply relief at the reprieve in the violence. The same wasn’t true of the largest rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where fighting around the government-held air... Luhansk, Ukraine • Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept. 5, residents in the second-largest city held by pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine emerged in a rare show of jubilation that was half celebration, half simply relief at the reprieve in the violence. The same wasn’t true of the largest rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where fighting around the government-held air... 58413226@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:59:26 MDT BYU football: Virginia suddenly looking formidable for No. 21 Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412715-77/virginia-byu-game-cougars.html.csp Provo • BYU’s 2014 football schedule has been analyzed, dissected and discussed ad nauseam the past few months, and the scrutiny will only intensify if the 3-0 Cougars keep winning and become a candidate for one of the “New Year’s Six” bowl games. Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. rematch with Virginia at LaVell Edwards Stadium was rarely seen as anything more than a revenge game for the Cougars, after the Cavaliers surprised them 19-16 last year in Charlottesville. “I think we owe them one,” BYU safety Dal... Provo • BYU’s 2014 football schedule has been analyzed, dissected and discussed ad nauseam the past few months, and the scrutiny will only intensify if the 3-0 Cougars keep winning and become a candidate for one of the “New Year’s Six” bowl games. Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. rematch with Virginia at LaVell Edwards Stadium was rarely seen as anything more than a revenge game for the Cougars, after the Cavaliers surprised them 19-16 last year in Charlottesville. “I think we owe them one,” BYU safety Dal... 58412715@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:00:08 MDT USU Football: Defense feeling good after win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413320-77/aggies-saturday-defense-yards.html.csp Despite all the dynamic play of Chuckie Keeton and the heroic efforts of his backup Darell Garretson, Utah State’s defense reminded all with Saturday’s 36-24 win over Wake Forest that it often is the greatest factor in determining the team’s success. That trend has the Aggies feeling rather good about themselves going forward, regardless of what happens at the quarterback spot. Garretson might be the guy who leads the offense this week against Arkansas State and possibly longer if Keeton can’t ... Despite all the dynamic play of Chuckie Keeton and the heroic efforts of his backup Darell Garretson, Utah State’s defense reminded all with Saturday’s 36-24 win over Wake Forest that it often is the greatest factor in determining the team’s success. That trend has the Aggies feeling rather good about themselves going forward, regardless of what happens at the quarterback spot. Garretson might be the guy who leads the offense this week against Arkansas State and possibly longer if Keeton can’t ... 58413320@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:00:00 MDT 40 students? 50? Teachers share stories of Utah’s largest classes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406947-78/class-sizes-classes-students.html.csp When Cole Urmann and his parents learned how large his fifth-grade class would be, they made a major decision. They decided to switch schools this year, leaving Salt Lake City’s Wasatch Elementary for the Salt Lake Arts Academy so Cole wouldn’t be one of more than 37 kids in the classroom. “The extra-large, supersize class size was kind of the tipping point for us,” said Cole’s Dad, Daniel Urmann. “To me, that’s way too big. I think it just becomes less teaching and more kind of organizing and d... When Cole Urmann and his parents learned how large his fifth-grade class would be, they made a major decision. They decided to switch schools this year, leaving Salt Lake City’s Wasatch Elementary for the Salt Lake Arts Academy so Cole wouldn’t be one of more than 37 kids in the classroom. “The extra-large, supersize class size was kind of the tipping point for us,” said Cole’s Dad, Daniel Urmann. “To me, that’s way too big. I think it just becomes less teaching and more kind of organizing and d... 58406947@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:46:04 MDT BYU football: Cougars jump to No. 21 in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412712-77/poll-cougars-football-byu.html.csp Provo • An unsatisfying performance against Houston in Thursday’s 33-25 win didn’t stop the BYU Cougars from making a substantial leap in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. BYU is ranked No. 21 in the poll released Sunday afternoon, up from No. 25. The Cougars (3-0) are the only team not in a Power 5 conference that is ranked. Fellow independent Notre Dame ranked ninth, but the Irish are considered a Power 5 school. The Cougars moved into the Amway Coaches Poll, landing at No. 23... Provo • An unsatisfying performance against Houston in Thursday’s 33-25 win didn’t stop the BYU Cougars from making a substantial leap in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. BYU is ranked No. 21 in the poll released Sunday afternoon, up from No. 25. The Cougars (3-0) are the only team not in a Power 5 conference that is ranked. Fellow independent Notre Dame ranked ninth, but the Irish are considered a Power 5 school. The Cougars moved into the Amway Coaches Poll, landing at No. 23... 58412712@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:14 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors is a grounded guy — and a Utahn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58392006-77/favors-jazz-derrick-season.html.csp Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp — is about as calm as it gets for an NBA player. But there’s more to it than that. For the first time in his professional ... Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp — is about as calm as it gets for an NBA player. But there’s more to it than that. For the first time in his professional ... 58392006@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Cowboys 26, Titans 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412978-77/cowboys-titans-locker-dallas.html.csp Nashville, Tenn. • The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start after getting a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense. Murray ran for 167 yards and a touchdown, Dan Bailey kicked four field goals, and the Dallas Cowboys routed the Tennessee Titans 26-10 Sunday. The loss spoiled Tennessee first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt’s home debut. The Cowboys haven’t started 0-2 since 2010 when Wade Phillips was fired midway through the season and Jason Garrett was promoted to hea... Nashville, Tenn. • The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start after getting a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense. Murray ran for 167 yards and a touchdown, Dan Bailey kicked four field goals, and the Dallas Cowboys routed the Tennessee Titans 26-10 Sunday. The loss spoiled Tennessee first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt’s home debut. The Cowboys haven’t started 0-2 since 2010 when Wade Phillips was fired midway through the season and Jason Garrett was promoted to hea... 58412978@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Bengals 24, Falcons 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412998-77/yards-bengals-cincinnati-falcons.html.csp Cincinnati • A.J. Green walked off the field on the opening series, the start of a busy day for Cincinnati’s medical staff. One Bengals player after another hobbled off and headed to the locker room. They still had more than enough to stay unbeaten. Running back Giovani Bernard picked up the depleted offense by running for 90 yards and turning short passes into big plays on Sunday, and Cincinnati’s defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Be... Cincinnati • A.J. Green walked off the field on the opening series, the start of a busy day for Cincinnati’s medical staff. One Bengals player after another hobbled off and headed to the locker room. They still had more than enough to stay unbeaten. Running back Giovani Bernard picked up the depleted offense by running for 90 yards and turning short passes into big plays on Sunday, and Cincinnati’s defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Be... 58412998@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Cardinals 25, Giants 14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413045-77/yard-cardinals-giants-drive.html.csp East Rutherford, N.J. • The Arizona Cardinals are getting so good they can win with a backup quarterback who hadn’t played since 2010. Ted Ginn Jr. ran 71 yards on a punt return for a go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown, and the Cardinals beat the error-prone New York Giants 25-14 Sunday despite playing without injured starting quarterback Carson Palmer. Drew Stanton threw for 167 yards and led the Cardinals (2-0) on three long scoring drives in helping them win for the ninth time in 11 games. Ari... East Rutherford, N.J. • The Arizona Cardinals are getting so good they can win with a backup quarterback who hadn’t played since 2010. Ted Ginn Jr. ran 71 yards on a punt return for a go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown, and the Cardinals beat the error-prone New York Giants 25-14 Sunday despite playing without injured starting quarterback Carson Palmer. Drew Stanton threw for 167 yards and led the Cardinals (2-0) on three long scoring drives in helping them win for the ninth time in 11 games. Ari... 58413045@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Washington 41. Jaguars 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413066-77/griffin-washington-yards-cousins.html.csp Landover, Md. • After Robert Griffin III was hurt yet again, Kirk Cousins couldn’t miss. Washington lost both Griffin and DeSean Jackson in the first quarter Sunday with injuries that by no means appeared minor. While that might have major repercussions for the season, Cousins and his teammates were able to shrug it off against the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars in a 41-10 win. Cousins, looking more comfortable in new coach Jay Gruden’s offense than Griffin ever did, completed his first 12 passes a... Landover, Md. • After Robert Griffin III was hurt yet again, Kirk Cousins couldn’t miss. Washington lost both Griffin and DeSean Jackson in the first quarter Sunday with injuries that by no means appeared minor. While that might have major repercussions for the season, Cousins and his teammates were able to shrug it off against the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars in a 41-10 win. Cousins, looking more comfortable in new coach Jay Gruden’s offense than Griffin ever did, completed his first 12 passes a... 58413066@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Patriots 30, Vikings 7 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413079-77/patriots-brady-vikings-yards.html.csp Minneapolis • Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson’s absence. Matt Cassel’s four interceptions, too. Chandler Jones returned a field goal he blocked for a touchdown right before halftime, and Brady and the Patriots cruised from there for a 30-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Brady went 15 for 22 for 142 yards, one touchdown and no turnovers, and Cassel’s first start against his close friend and former mentor was a dud. Devin McCourty, Darrelle R... Minneapolis • Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson’s absence. Matt Cassel’s four interceptions, too. Chandler Jones returned a field goal he blocked for a touchdown right before halftime, and Brady and the Patriots cruised from there for a 30-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Brady went 15 for 22 for 142 yards, one touchdown and no turnovers, and Cassel’s first start against his close friend and former mentor was a dud. Devin McCourty, Darrelle R... 58413079@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Panthers 24, Lions 7 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413083-77/panthers-newton-carolina-lions.html.csp Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are back atop the NFC South. Newton made a successful return from a rib injury that sidelined him the first week, throwing for 281 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 24-7 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. He completed 22 of 34 and overcame four sacks. Carolina started 2-0 for the first time since 2008 and took over sole possession of first place in the division after Atlanta lost to Cincinnati. Trailing 7-6 in the third quarter, ... Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are back atop the NFC South. Newton made a successful return from a rib injury that sidelined him the first week, throwing for 281 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 24-7 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. He completed 22 of 34 and overcame four sacks. Carolina started 2-0 for the first time since 2008 and took over sole possession of first place in the division after Atlanta lost to Cincinnati. Trailing 7-6 in the third quarter, ... 58413083@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Bills 29, Dolphins 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413121-77/yards-bills-spiller-buffalo.html.csp Orchard Park, N.Y. • Buffalo’s dynamic Clemson connection provided the electricity to an already charged-up Bills crowd. In capping a home opener celebrating the franchise’s proud past and suddenly promising future, C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in a 29-10 win over AFC East rival Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon. Rookie Sammy Watkins scored on a 12-yard catch. The Dolphins (1-1) also lost a key offseason addition when running back Knowshon Moreno did not return afte... Orchard Park, N.Y. • Buffalo’s dynamic Clemson connection provided the electricity to an already charged-up Bills crowd. In capping a home opener celebrating the franchise’s proud past and suddenly promising future, C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in a 29-10 win over AFC East rival Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon. Rookie Sammy Watkins scored on a 12-yard catch. The Dolphins (1-1) also lost a key offseason addition when running back Knowshon Moreno did not return afte... 58413121@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT NFL: Browns 26, Saints 24 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413179-77/browns-brees-graham-saints.html.csp Cleveland • Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff’s kick helped the Browns (1-1) snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL win. Cleveland had not won at home since 2004. Quarterback Brian Hoyer drove the Browns 85 yards in 14 plays in the final 2:46 to set up Cundiff’s game-winner. Hoyer completed several big passes, none more c... Cleveland • Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff’s kick helped the Browns (1-1) snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL win. Cleveland had not won at home since 2004. Quarterback Brian Hoyer drove the Browns 85 yards in 14 plays in the final 2:46 to set up Cundiff’s game-winner. Hoyer completed several big passes, none more c... 58413179@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:38:04 MDT Public housing safety policy can hit whole family http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413084-68/housing-coleman-public-son.html.csp New York • Wanda Coleman sits in the New York City public housing apartment where she’s lived for 25 years, surrounded by empty rooms, bare walls and suitcases lined up by the front door. Any day now, she and her teen daughter will be evicted and have no other option than to go to a homeless shelter — partly because of her son’s criminal case. “Why should I be accountable for something that my son did that had nothing to do with my apartment?” asked 48-year-old Coleman, sighing into a surgeon’s ... New York • Wanda Coleman sits in the New York City public housing apartment where she’s lived for 25 years, surrounded by empty rooms, bare walls and suitcases lined up by the front door. Any day now, she and her teen daughter will be evicted and have no other option than to go to a homeless shelter — partly because of her son’s criminal case. “Why should I be accountable for something that my son did that had nothing to do with my apartment?” asked 48-year-old Coleman, sighing into a surgeon’s ... 58413084@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:16:57 MDT ‘No Good Deed’ defeats ‘Guardians’ at theaters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413093-68/million-owned-international-sony.html.csp Los Angeles • It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters. The Sony thriller “No Good Deed,” which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. And Sony wasn’t surprised. “It’s a movie that we really loved and felt that it was going to win,” said Sony distribution chief Rory Bruer. “You have to giv... Los Angeles • It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters. The Sony thriller “No Good Deed,” which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. And Sony wasn’t surprised. “It’s a movie that we really loved and felt that it was going to win,” said Sony distribution chief Rory Bruer. “You have to giv... 58413093@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:16:42 MDT Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413231-68/tomato-dutch-fight-sanctions.html.csp Amsterdam • Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam’s central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce. In practice, most participants turned out to experience the joy of smacking a loved one — or total stranger — with tomato pulp at close range. The idea was lifted from Spain’s famed annual “La Tom... Amsterdam • Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam’s central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce. In practice, most participants turned out to experience the joy of smacking a loved one — or total stranger — with tomato pulp at close range. The idea was lifted from Spain’s famed annual “La Tom... 58413231@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:16:34 MDT Queen to Scots: Think carefully about future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413224-68/scotland-independence-kingdom-united.html.csp London • Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week’s Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to “think very carefully about the future.” But the popular British monarch didn’t indicate a preference on how Scots should vote, carefully maintaining the neutrality that is her constitutional obligation. Still, some may interpret her comments as a suggestion that Scots looking to embrace independence should be cautious about severing Scotland’s long ties to the United Kingdom, wh... London • Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week’s Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to “think very carefully about the future.” But the popular British monarch didn’t indicate a preference on how Scots should vote, carefully maintaining the neutrality that is her constitutional obligation. Still, some may interpret her comments as a suggestion that Scots looking to embrace independence should be cautious about severing Scotland’s long ties to the United Kingdom, wh... 58413224@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:14:01 MDT Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413222-68/obama-state-extremists-saturday.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a “barbaric murder” the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists. Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading. In a statement issued Saturday night, Obama said the hearts of Americans go out to Haines’ family and the people of the United Kingdom. “The United States stands shoulder to shoulder tonight with our close friend and ally in grief and r... Washington • President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a “barbaric murder” the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists. Haines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading. In a statement issued Saturday night, Obama said the hearts of Americans go out to Haines’ family and the people of the United Kingdom. “The United States stands shoulder to shoulder tonight with our close friend and ally in grief and r... 58413222@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:13:01 MDT USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413193-77/serbia-americans-team-tournament.html.csp Madrid • With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. Doesn’t matter. They had stopped listening long ago. All the questions about their talent, the doubts about their ability, were put down as easily as their opponents. “It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup,” forward Kenneth Faried said. “Just because Le... Madrid • With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. Doesn’t matter. They had stopped listening long ago. All the questions about their talent, the doubts about their ability, were put down as easily as their opponents. “It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup,” forward Kenneth Faried said. “Just because Le... 58413193@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:11:05 MDT White House still seeking coalition in Mideast war http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413194-68/troops-group-mcdonough-islamic.html.csp Washington • The White House said Sunday it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it’s too early to identify them. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough signaled that the State Department in coming days will name allies that will pledge ground troops to fight the Islamic State group, something the United States does not plan to do. Meantime, McDonough said, U.S. personnel will train and equip Iraqi forces and moderate Syrian reb... Washington • The White House said Sunday it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it’s too early to identify them. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough signaled that the State Department in coming days will name allies that will pledge ground troops to fight the Islamic State group, something the United States does not plan to do. Meantime, McDonough said, U.S. personnel will train and equip Iraqi forces and moderate Syrian reb... 58413194@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:11:01 MDT Islamic State group’s war chest is growing daily http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413205-68/group-islamic-state-intelligence.html.csp Wellington • Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. The extremist group’s resources exceed that “of any other terrorist group in history,” said a U.S. intelligence official who, like others interviewed, spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss c... Wellington • Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. The extremist group’s resources exceed that “of any other terrorist group in history,” said a U.S. intelligence official who, like others interviewed, spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss c... 58413205@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:11:01 MDT Gaza children return to school after war http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413182-68/gaza-war-schools-killed.html.csp Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Some half million Gaza children made a delayed return to school on Sunday after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings. Gaza Education Ministry official Ziad Thabet said the opening is for 230,000 1st to 12th graders attending public schools, 200,000 going to United Nations-run schools and tens of thousands enrolled in private institutions. The opening was delayed for two weeks because of dama... Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Some half million Gaza children made a delayed return to school on Sunday after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings. Gaza Education Ministry official Ziad Thabet said the opening is for 230,000 1st to 12th graders attending public schools, 200,000 going to United Nations-run schools and tens of thousands enrolled in private institutions. The opening was delayed for two weeks because of dama... 58413182@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:06:02 MDT Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413178-68/police-says-department-black.html.csp When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic. Carson quickly issued a plan that included advertising in the local black newspaper, outreach to groups like the NAACP and participation in job fairs at area colleges with large minority student bodies. Of 81 applicants in his first hiring round, only four wer... When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic. Carson quickly issued a plan that included advertising in the local black newspaper, outreach to groups like the NAACP and participation in job fairs at area colleges with large minority student bodies. Of 81 applicants in his first hiring round, only four wer... 58413178@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Miss America to buff Atlantic City’s image http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413146-68/miss-atlantic-america-competition.html.csp Atlantic City, N.J. • This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star. But for three hours Sunday night, America will get a different look at Atlantic City. The Miss America pageant will present an upbeat view of the city where it began in 1921 and crown its next winner during a nationally televised finale. The show will feat... Atlantic City, N.J. • This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star. But for three hours Sunday night, America will get a different look at Atlantic City. The Miss America pageant will present an upbeat view of the city where it began in 1921 and crown its next winner during a nationally televised finale. The show will feat... 58413146@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:04:01 MDT In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413133-68/renewable-100-percent-power.html.csp Burlington, Vt. • Vermont’s largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city’s edge. When it did, Burlington joined the Washington Electric Co-operative, which has about 11... Burlington, Vt. • Vermont’s largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass. With little fanfare, the Burlington Electric Department crossed the threshold this month with the purchase of the 7.4-megawatt Winooski 1 hydroelectric project on the Winooski River at the city’s edge. When it did, Burlington joined the Washington Electric Co-operative, which has about 11... 58413133@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:03:02 MDT Santa Monica using $1M to evaluate its happiness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413128-68/monica-santa-park-really.html.csp Santa Monica, Calif. • As Eileen Brown and her dog stand on a bluff at Santa Monica’s Palisades Park and survey endless miles of sparkling blue ocean, clear skies and shimmering sandy beaches, she ponders how life could possibly get any better in this corner of paradise. “Really, it seems just about perfect,” the Los Angeles woman concludes. There’s a picturesque pier off in the distance with an old-fashioned merry-go-round that stands nearly side-by-side with the world’s first solar-powered Fer... Santa Monica, Calif. • As Eileen Brown and her dog stand on a bluff at Santa Monica’s Palisades Park and survey endless miles of sparkling blue ocean, clear skies and shimmering sandy beaches, she ponders how life could possibly get any better in this corner of paradise. “Really, it seems just about perfect,” the Los Angeles woman concludes. There’s a picturesque pier off in the distance with an old-fashioned merry-go-round that stands nearly side-by-side with the world’s first solar-powered Fer... 58413128@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:02:02 MDT Southern California fire 20 percent contained http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413117-68/california-fire-orange-contained.html.csp Santa Ana, Calif. • A wildfire in Southern California was 20 percent contained on Sunday but more than 200 homes remained evacuated near the Cleveland National Forest, authorities said. More than 1,000 firefighters and fire personnel were battling the 2 ½ square mile blaze that broke out Friday in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon. Six firefighters have suffered minor injuries, many of them heat-related as temperatures reach triple-digits, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi. ... Santa Ana, Calif. • A wildfire in Southern California was 20 percent contained on Sunday but more than 200 homes remained evacuated near the Cleveland National Forest, authorities said. More than 1,000 firefighters and fire personnel were battling the 2 ½ square mile blaze that broke out Friday in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon. Six firefighters have suffered minor injuries, many of them heat-related as temperatures reach triple-digits, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi. ... 58413117@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:01:02 MDT $50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp Blooming Grove, Pa • A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass to get additional information on the attack. The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another w... Blooming Grove, Pa • A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass to get additional information on the attack. The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another w... 58413120@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:01:02 MDT Women’s soccer: Hope Solo sets U.S. shutout record in 8-0 win over Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411243-77/solo-mexico-wambach-8-0.html.csp Sandy • The idea of the ball taking an awkward bounce or a slight deflection in the box didn’t weasel its way into the back of Hope Solo’s mind until the waning minutes. Suddenly, it dawned on one of the world’s best goalkeepers that a record she’d been seeking for so long was within moments of her grasp. The game, an international friendly against rival Mexico, was beyond being in hand. The United States women’s national team railroaded the opposition in the dominating 8-0 victory Saturday nigh... Sandy • The idea of the ball taking an awkward bounce or a slight deflection in the box didn’t weasel its way into the back of Hope Solo’s mind until the waning minutes. Suddenly, it dawned on one of the world’s best goalkeepers that a record she’d been seeking for so long was within moments of her grasp. The game, an international friendly against rival Mexico, was beyond being in hand. The United States women’s national team railroaded the opposition in the dominating 8-0 victory Saturday nigh... 58411243@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:00:19 MDT Utah Forecast: Sunny early, rain possible later in the week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58410952-78/weather-utah-thursday-according.html.csp Warm, sunny weather will stick around for at least the start of the week, though stormier days could be in the works. Salt Lake City is expected to see a sunny Sunday high temperature of 86, and 85 on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. St. George, meanwhile, is expected to see a high of 95 on Sunday and 97 on Monday. Southern and eastern Utah could see isolated showers and thunderstorms over the higher terrain Sunday afternoon and into the evening. While a weaker weather disturb... Warm, sunny weather will stick around for at least the start of the week, though stormier days could be in the works. Salt Lake City is expected to see a sunny Sunday high temperature of 86, and 85 on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. St. George, meanwhile, is expected to see a high of 95 on Sunday and 97 on Monday. Southern and eastern Utah could see isolated showers and thunderstorms over the higher terrain Sunday afternoon and into the evening. While a weaker weather disturb... 58410952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:36:01 MDT Family says police shot Utah man because he was black http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/hunt-family-police-sword.html.csp Darrien Hunt’s family says it can figure only one reason that Saratoga Springs police would shoot to death a “timid” 22-year-old in the back, even if he had what they call a “toy” sword: He was black, and treated with extra suspicion because of it. “It’s difficult to make any sense out of the situation any other way,” said Cindy Moss, the aunt of Hunt and acting family spokeswoman, on Saturday. Saratoga Springs police issued a written statement saying claims that its officers’ actions were a re... Darrien Hunt’s family says it can figure only one reason that Saratoga Springs police would shoot to death a “timid” 22-year-old in the back, even if he had what they call a “toy” sword: He was black, and treated with extra suspicion because of it. “It’s difficult to make any sense out of the situation any other way,” said Cindy Moss, the aunt of Hunt and acting family spokeswoman, on Saturday. Saratoga Springs police issued a written statement saying claims that its officers’ actions were a re... 58409680@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:16:45 MDT ‘Grand boulevard’ entrances off I-15 on SLC's wish list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407429-90/boulevard-capitol-lines-officials.html.csp As a bus carrying the Salt Lake City Council and the Utah Transportation Commission exited Interstate 15 on the long 600 South viaduct, city leaders asked state officials to describe what visitors see at that main gateway into the state capital. “Billboards,” yelled out one. “Power lines, lots of power lines,” said another. “Railroad tracks.” They counted aloud seven crowded lanes of one-way traffic into a light industrial area. City Council Chairman Charlie Luke said the city’s other freeway en... As a bus carrying the Salt Lake City Council and the Utah Transportation Commission exited Interstate 15 on the long 600 South viaduct, city leaders asked state officials to describe what visitors see at that main gateway into the state capital. “Billboards,” yelled out one. “Power lines, lots of power lines,” said another. “Railroad tracks.” They counted aloud seven crowded lanes of one-way traffic into a light industrial area. City Council Chairman Charlie Luke said the city’s other freeway en... 58407429@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:07:39 MDT Utah football: Michigan bounces back ahead of game with Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412826-77/michigan-utes-game-utah.html.csp Two weeks out from their next game, against an opponent that had just been lashed 31-0, Utah could have been forgiven for getting a little cocky. But asked about Michigan’s big loss to Notre Dame two days before, Utes quarterback Travis Wilson declined to start talking trash. “Michigan is going to be a different team when we face them,” he said “They’re going to bring their A game and we’ve got to be ready for that.” Whether Michigan is significantly better that it was a week ago is still a ques... Two weeks out from their next game, against an opponent that had just been lashed 31-0, Utah could have been forgiven for getting a little cocky. But asked about Michigan’s big loss to Notre Dame two days before, Utes quarterback Travis Wilson declined to start talking trash. “Michigan is going to be a different team when we face them,” he said “They’re going to bring their A game and we’ve got to be ready for that.” Whether Michigan is significantly better that it was a week ago is still a ques... 58412826@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:04:02 MDT Prison inmate dies following fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412751-78/lucas-inmate-prison-officers.html.csp A Utah State Prison inmate died Saturday night after corrections officers broke up a fight between him and another inmate. Officers saw Christopher Lee Lucas, 25, and another inmate fighting in a cell and told them to stop, but the orders were ignored, according to a prison news release. The officers then used pepper spray, and as the officers walked Lucas out of the cell, he collapsed. Lucas was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 6:45 p.m. His body has been transferred t... A Utah State Prison inmate died Saturday night after corrections officers broke up a fight between him and another inmate. Officers saw Christopher Lee Lucas, 25, and another inmate fighting in a cell and told them to stop, but the orders were ignored, according to a prison news release. The officers then used pepper spray, and as the officers walked Lucas out of the cell, he collapsed. Lucas was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 6:45 p.m. His body has been transferred t... 58412751@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:03:35 MDT Living history: Women played a big role in Utah’s Socialist party http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407720-78/socialist-women-utah-party.html.csp When the Socialist party of America was founded in 1901, it built a strong following among trade unionists, reformers, populist farmers, and immigrant communities. At its high point over the next 20 years, the SPA published newspapers, ran columns in local papers, and influenced American politics. It twice supported presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs, elected two members of Congress — socialist journalist Victor Berger and labor lawyer Meyer London — and helped more than 1,000 candidates into... When the Socialist party of America was founded in 1901, it built a strong following among trade unionists, reformers, populist farmers, and immigrant communities. At its high point over the next 20 years, the SPA published newspapers, ran columns in local papers, and influenced American politics. It twice supported presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs, elected two members of Congress — socialist journalist Victor Berger and labor lawyer Meyer London — and helped more than 1,000 candidates into... 58407720@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:01:18 MDT Ogden woman dies in Box Elder County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412640-78/lanes-according-clow-crash.html.csp An Ogden woman died Saturday night after her pickup truck veered off Interstate 15 several miles south of Willard and rolled into the opposite lanes. About 11:30 p.m., Sara Clow, 29, was driving a red Chevrolet Silverado north on I-15 when witnesses say she swerved to the left, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. The pickup truck slid into the dirt median between mile posts 354 and 355, then rolled over the top of the cable barrier, landed on its roof and slid across both southboun... An Ogden woman died Saturday night after her pickup truck veered off Interstate 15 several miles south of Willard and rolled into the opposite lanes. About 11:30 p.m., Sara Clow, 29, was driving a red Chevrolet Silverado north on I-15 when witnesses say she swerved to the left, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. The pickup truck slid into the dirt median between mile posts 354 and 355, then rolled over the top of the cable barrier, landed on its roof and slid across both southboun... 58412640@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:01:18 MDT Vernal man dies in ATV rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412629-78/atv-county-release-uintah.html.csp A Vernal man died Saturday night after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in Uintah County. Alan Heiner, 37, was riding an ATV north on 3000 West in the community of Maeser when he failed to negotiate a turn near 2000 North, according to a Uintah County Sheriff’s Office news release. About 9:20 p.m., the ATV went off the road and struck multiple road signs, rolling once, the release adds. Heiner was thrown from the ATV as it rolled, and died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of... A Vernal man died Saturday night after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in Uintah County. Alan Heiner, 37, was riding an ATV north on 3000 West in the community of Maeser when he failed to negotiate a turn near 2000 North, according to a Uintah County Sheriff’s Office news release. About 9:20 p.m., the ATV went off the road and struck multiple road signs, rolling once, the release adds. Heiner was thrown from the ATV as it rolled, and died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of... 58412629@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:07:02 MDT Gunshots lead to two Holladay police chases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412609-78/officers-police-hoyal-cadillac.html.csp Unified police want the public’s help identifying a suspect who eluded them in one police chase, and a vehicle that got away in a second, but related, chase. Officers at the Unified Police Department’s Holladay substation heard gunshots nearby at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, said police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They went out to investigate and found a white Cadillac and a white Chevy Cavalier in the area of 4500 S. 2300 East, both driving at a high rate of speed and without their lights on, Hoyal said. Officers ... Unified police want the public’s help identifying a suspect who eluded them in one police chase, and a vehicle that got away in a second, but related, chase. Officers at the Unified Police Department’s Holladay substation heard gunshots nearby at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, said police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They went out to investigate and found a white Cadillac and a white Chevy Cavalier in the area of 4500 S. 2300 East, both driving at a high rate of speed and without their lights on, Hoyal said. Officers ... 58412609@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:59:01 MDT Kirby: Policing was a spectator sport for me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407561-78/kirby-car-photo-police.html.csp Salt Lake City police Chief Chris Burbank recently told a batch of new recruits that they will be under enormous scrutiny by the public, and if they had any expectations of being treated fairly “like the rest of the public,” they should choose a different career. Burbank’s right. Case in point is this photo of two of his officers trying to jimmy the door of one of their patrol cars because they locked the keys inside. If these were two regular citizens, the reader who sent me this photo last we... Salt Lake City police Chief Chris Burbank recently told a batch of new recruits that they will be under enormous scrutiny by the public, and if they had any expectations of being treated fairly “like the rest of the public,” they should choose a different career. Burbank’s right. Case in point is this photo of two of his officers trying to jimmy the door of one of their patrol cars because they locked the keys inside. If these were two regular citizens, the reader who sent me this photo last we... 58407561@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:48:56 MDT Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp When should those dumpsters show up in your neighborhood to collect tree branches,old sofas and other junk too big for weekly disposal? Should it be the same time every year, so you know when to expect it? Or should the dumpster drop-off schedule be rotated every year? That way, if your turn wasn’t until mid-summer this year, next time around you would be in line for a week in spring or fall, more traditional cleanup periods. Salt Lake County Council members decided unanimously last week that i... When should those dumpsters show up in your neighborhood to collect tree branches,old sofas and other junk too big for weekly disposal? Should it be the same time every year, so you know when to expect it? Or should the dumpster drop-off schedule be rotated every year? That way, if your turn wasn’t until mid-summer this year, next time around you would be in line for a week in spring or fall, more traditional cleanup periods. Salt Lake County Council members decided unanimously last week that i... 58407248@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT