Most Popular - The Salt Lake Tribune http:///www.sltrib.com/ Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58313255-78/burbank-police-taylor-officer.html.csp <p>The Salt Lake City police officer who shot 20-year-old Dillon Taylor outside a convenience store last week was wearing a body camera. And that footage will be released to the public upon the completion of the investigation.</p> <p> “You will see on camera ... the actions of everyone involved, including up to the point where our officer utilizes deadly force and his response thereafter,” Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank told reporters... 58313255@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:03:13 MDT MLB: Angels’ Richards out for season with knee injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58325330-77/richards-angels-season-boston.html.csp <p>Boston • The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for a playoff run.</p> <p>One of the AL West leader’s top starters sustained a serious knee injury, tearing his left patellar tendon Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox.</p> <p>Richards was 13-4 with a 2.61 ERA this season. It’s a serious blow to the Angels, who also lost starter Tyler Skaggs to Tommy John surgery earlier this year.</p> <p class="TEXT_w_I... 58325330@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:53:02 MDT Mitt Romney accepts Ice Bucket Challenge from Utahn with ALS http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58325275-90/romney-bucket-ice-als.html.csp <p>A Salt Lake City resident who hasn’t let Lou Gehrig’s disease stop him from accomplishing his life’s goals inspired former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to take the Ice Bucket Challenge.</p> <p>Romney posted the video on his Facebook page early Friday. It shows him standing on the rooftop of a Chicago building, wearing a dark blue suit with a red tie and his always-present American Flag pin. He thanked Utahn Creighton Rider for chall... 58325275@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:04:34 MDT Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304981-78/police-taylor-lake-salt.html.csp <p>Protesters lined the sidewalk across the street from Salt Lake City police headquarters Monday afternoon to express their outrage at a spate of recent police shootings of unarmed people.</p> <p> Among the demonstrators were friends of Dillon Taylor, the 20-year-old man who was shot dead by Salt Lake City police outside a 7-Eleven last Monday. Police were responding to a report of a man with a gun, but Taylor’s supporters say he was unarmed.</... 58304981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:09:59 MDT Ex-student arrested for bomb threats at Utah County high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324820-78/police-schauerhamer-threats-westlake.html.csp <p>A former student has been arrested on felony charges for allegedly making technologically “sophisticated” bomb threats that cancelled the first day of classes at a Saratoga Springs high school earlier this week.</p> <p>Saratoga Springs police Cpl. Matt Schauerhamer said the 16-year-old boy was taken into custody at his home — within a mile from the targeted Westlake High School — at about 5 p.m. Thursday.</p> <p>The arrest, at ... 58324820@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:02:43 MDT Rolly: Forget guv race, Lockhart wants to be state schools boss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321565-90/sltrib-board-lockhart-state.html.csp <p class="TEXT_w_Drop_Cap_C">Outgoing Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, long believed to be preparing to run for governor against incumbent Gary Herbert in two years, is now setting her sights on a different job.</p> <p> Sources have confirmed that the Provo Republican, a nurse by training, has submitted her application to become the next state schools superintendent. She has been lobbying several members of the state school board for the job and is in Minneapolis at the N... 58321565@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:17:45 MDT BYUtv meets TV critics, and gay question arises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309550-223/byutv-critics-swofford-flats.html.csp <p>Beverly Hills, Calif. • BYUtv recently met members of the Television Critics Association, and the critics came away impressed.</p> <p>The Provo-based, LDS Church-owned channel presented itself and some of its programming at the TCA press tour — a semiannual gathering of critics from across the United States and Canada. It was the first time BYUtv appeared before the TCA, where critics are accustomed to seeing presentations from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, P... 58309550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:18:27 MDT Mormon church used to make it easy to follow its money http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58321988-180/church-writes-mormon-1947.html.csp <p>In 1947, the LDS Church had about a million members in 170 stakes, 1,293 wards, 132 branches (smaller congregations) — and no debt.</p> <p>Education was the Utah-based faith’s largest budget item, and a fair amount of its income also went to help the needy in the U.S. and abroad.</p> <p>These tidbits were in a financial report leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced during April... 58321988@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:06:46 MDT Monson: BYU, though imperfect, deserves better from the Power 5 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58321970-88/byu-football-cougars-monson.html.csp <p class="TEXT_w_Drop_Cap_C">The more Tom Holmoe talked during his recent media summit, the more it became clear that he knows what you know that he knows that you know:</p> <p> BYU isn’t just an independent.</p> <p>It is alone.</p> <p>It has been left out by the five power leagues of college football, the programs by which the Cougars measure themselves, the schools and teams that have what they want: exposure, scheduling, access... 58321970@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:47:37 MDT Utah woman sentenced to prison in death of baby sitter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318999-78/millerberg-dea-alexis-eric.html.csp <p>Ogden • Nearly three years after she helped hide the body of her teenage baby sitter, Dea Millerberg stood before the girl’s mother in court and apologized.</p> <p>“I just want to say that I am appalled and disgusted by what I’ve done,” a weeping Millerberg said Thursday. “I’ve hurt your family in a way I can’t fix. … I hope one day, you’ll be able to forgive me.”</p> <p>Though Millerberg was remorseful for... 58318999@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:24:37 MDT