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Wildfires scramble crews in northeast, northwestern Utah

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 22, 2014
Resurgent wildfires had rural Tooele County residents ready to evacuate their homes and farms at a moment's notice on Tuesday, but crews believed they were slowly turning back the threat. The Anaconda Fire had burned 1,100 acres in Pine Canyon,...
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Trent Reznor contemplates the future, the road

By Chris Talbott The Associated Press
July 22, 2014
Nashville, Tenn. • Trent Reznor is in a race with technology, from the way he presents his music to fans on the road to how he approaches his job as chief creative officer at Beats Electronics. Reznor's Nine Inch Nails are preparing for a North ...
20140722
26

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

By Aron Heller The Associated Press
July 22, 2014
Jerusalem • A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine....
20140722
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Boy playing with lighter burns down Cottonwood Heights house

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 22, 2014
Investigators believe a boy playing with a lighter started a fire Tuesday afternoon that burned down his Cottonwood Heights home. Unified Fire crews responded to an emergency call about 1:20 p.m. that a house at 7425 S. Butler Hills Drive (2215 East)...
20140722
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United Technologies boosts profit forecast for 2014

By Richard Clough Bloomberg News
July 22, 2014
New York • United Technologies raised the low end of its 2014 forecast as the maker of Pratt & Whitney jet engines and Otis elevators beat analysts' second-quarter profit estimates. Annual earnings will be in a range of $6.75 to $6.85 a shar...
20140722
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Kirby: Landing parade-front real estate is serious business

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
July 22, 2014
When the original group of Mormon pioneers staggered into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847 they had little idea of what they actually were setting in motion. They almost certainly didn't envision that 167 years later their descendants would be hold...
20140722
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Fire burns in industrial part of North Dakota town

The Associated Press
July 22, 2014
Williston, N.D. • A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston. Authorities have set up an evacuation zone within a half-mile radius of Red River Supply,...
20140722
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Central African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent

By Louis Okamba The Associated Press
July 22, 2014
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo • Observers say Central African Republic's peace talks are on hold after a rebel delegation failed to show up for the second day of meetings. The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to...
20140722
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Obama's order protects gay workers; Hatch wants religious exemption

By Matt Canham And Courtney Tanner The Salt Lake Tribune
July 22, 2014
With the stroke of a pen Monday, President Barack Obama barred federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers. Gay-rights groups heralded the executive order as a historic advancement, but others, including Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, cr...
20140722
14

Letter: U.S. is complicit in Gaza bombing

July 22, 2014
I am writing in regards to a recent piece in this publication about Israel's bombing and invasion of Gaza. U.S. taxpayers fund 20 percent of Israel´s military, providing over $3.1 billion in weapons each year, making U.S. taxpayers deeply comp...
20140722
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Robinson: Why arming rebels can be a bad idea

By Eugene Robinson The Washington Post
July 22, 2014
WASHINGTON • The bodies and debris that rained from the Ukrainian sky offer a cautionary lesson about the danger of giving heavy weapons to non-state actors. I hope the hawks who wanted President Obama to ship anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian reb...
20140722
15

Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County

By Erin Alberty And Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 21, 2014
Wildfires threatened homes in Tooele and travel in Morgan County on Monday. East of Tooele City, the Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres and was approaching homes on Churchwood Lane and a nearby gun range, fire officials said. Crews were try...
20140721
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Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 21, 2014
A wildfire forced evacuations and was threatening a gun range east of Tooele City. The Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, and was being spread by shifting winds, fire officials reported. Residents on Churchwood Lane w...
20140721
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Utes guard Kenneth Ogbe wraps up European Championships with Germany

Utah Sports by Tribune Sports Reporters
July 21, 2014
While his teammates have been preparing for this coming fall with offseason restrictions, Kenneth Ogbe has gotten to enjoy some actual competition. The 6-foot-6 guard has been playing in Greece for the last two weeks, suiting up for his homeland of G...
20140721
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NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open

By Barry Wilner The Associated Press
July 21, 2014
New York • It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps are already under way, though most open this week, and the first preseason ga...
20140721
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Concert preview: Tedeschi Trucks Band 'keeps moving in the right direction'

By Stephen Speckman Special To The Tribune
July 21, 2014
When you have two legendary musicians at the front of the stage, it just makes sense that Tuesday's Tedeschi Trucks Band concert at Red Butte Garden is sold out. Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes will open the 7 p.m. concert. Singer/guitarist/...
20140721
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Nearly-electrocuted Murray man's condition improves

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 21, 2014
A 62-year-old man had been upgraded from critical to serious condition on Monday, two days after accidentally touching a 12,000-volt power line in the backyard of his Murray home. Deputy Murray Fire Marshal Pat Killian confirmed the man was improved...
20140721
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'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

By Jake Coyle The Associated Press
July 21, 2014
New York • The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule. 20th Century Fox's science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio ...
20140721
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Kragthorpe: Jimmer's new NBA start comes where BYU era ended

By Kurt Kragthorpe Tribune Columnist
July 21, 2014
Jimmer Fredette's BYU basketball career ended slowly and agonizingly in New Orleans. He's hoping a return to that city will give his NBA career a quick jolt. Fredette is joining the New Orleans Pelicans with a one-year contract for a vetera...
20140721
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Driving Utah's Mirror Lake Highway a summer tradition

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
July 21, 2014
Kamas • As someone who grew up in Kamas, Louis Taylor, of West Valley Cit,y remembers when Mirror Lake Highway, which connected his hometown with Evanston, Wyo., was dirt and not paved. So, as he prepared to fish Mirror Lake recently with his grands...
20140721
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Wisconsin train crash injures 2 people, spills oil

The Associated Press
July 21, 2014
Slinger, Wis. • A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, causing cars to derail, injuring two people and spilling thousands of gallons of diesel oil that prompt...
20140721
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The Cricket's Daily 3: More 'Star Wars' hype

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
July 21, 2014
Here's what's being talked about in pop culture: • J.J. Abrams is making the Internet go nuts today, by releasing a video that shows an X-Wing fighter for the new "Star Wars" movie. [Entertainment Weekly] • On a slow box-office weekend, "Da...
20140721
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Rolly: Herbert wants to appease the right on Common Core

By Paul Rolly The Salt Lake Tribune
July 21, 2014
Gov. Gary Herbert's call for an attorney general's office review of the academic Common Core standards adopted by Utah and dozens of other states has the smell of a re-election campaign around it. Herbert has come under fire from the right...
20140721
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Indian Fire burning in brush near Ogden Canyon

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 20, 2014
A wildfire continued to burn Sunday after prompting evacuations Saturday night near the mouth of Ogden Canyon. The blaze, dubbed the Indian Fire, began about 8 p.m. Saturday on the steep, rocky slopes above 22nd Street and had grown to 50 acres Sunda...
20140720
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Duchesne County feed building catches fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 20, 2014
Firefighters are responding to a business fire in a Duchesne County town. Dispatchers confirmed that Ross Brothers Feed and Seed, at 35 N. Center Street in Myton, had caught fire Sunday. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more informatio...
20140720
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Amid bloodshed, frenetic Gaza hospital improvises

By Karin Laub The Associated Press
July 20, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • In the heart of Gaza City, as its citizens again find themselves under fire from Israeli airstrikes and artillery, the wounded and their wailing families stream into Shifa Hospital without end. Shifa, Gaza's largest hospi...
20140720
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MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham

The Associated Press
July 20, 2014
Seattle • Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win. Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 ...
20140720
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Thousands flee major battle with Israel in Gaza

William Booth, Sudarsan Raghavan And Ruth Eglash The Washington Post
July 20, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Day 13 was the bloodiest so far. More than one hundred Palestinians were killed in heavy bombardment and street battles in Gaza on Sunday and 13 Israeli soldiers were slain in the most intense day of fighting in Israel's ...
20140720
18

U.S. sharpens criticism of Hamas, urges cease-fire

By Lara Jakes The Associated Press
July 20, 2014
Washington • The United States on Sunday sharpened its criticism of Hamas and urged the militant Palestinian group to accept a cease-fire agreement that would halt nearly two weeks of fighting with Israel. The Obama administration toned down its earl...
20140720
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U.S. builds case against rebels, Russia in downing of jetliner

Craig Whitlock And Michael Birnbaum The Washington Post
July 20, 2014
Washington • The Obama administration expanded its case Sunday accusing Ukrainian separatists and Russian forces of working hand in hand to acquire and operate a missile battery believed to have shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week, killi...
20140720
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Israeli bulldozers destroy Hamas tunnels

By Ibrahim Barzak And Ian Deitch The Associated Press
July 19, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished more than a dozen tunnels the military said were being used by Hamas gunmen to sneak beneath the southern border of the Jewish state and carry out attacks on its soldiers and civilians...
20140719
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Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah

By Eileen Hallet Stone The Salt Lake Tribune
July 19, 2014
During this country's Great Depression, thousands of banks failed, businesses shuttered, and cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. By 1932, more than 13 million people were unemployed. Unpaid credit swelled into foreclosures and repossessi...
20140719
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Israeli troops battle Hamas, uncover Gaza tunnels

By Ibrahim Barzak And Aron Heller Associated Press
July 19, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli troops uncovered more than a dozen cross-border tunnels and battled Gaza militants on the second day of an open-ended ground operation Saturday, as the Palestinian death toll climbed past 330 and diplomats scrambled to...
20140719
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Real Salt Lake: Vancouver is built to be reckoned with

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
July 19, 2014
Sandy • The drums pounded and the smoke bombs erupted inside CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle Sunday night as they typically do. Major League Soccer was at the forefront hours after the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil as arguably the league'...
20140719
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For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging

By Julie Pace Ap White House Correspondent
July 19, 2014
Washington • Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a challenging time." And then suddenly, only a day later, the world had grown much more troubling, the chal...
20140719
13

Howling winds push massive Washington fire

By Manuel Valdes Associated Press
July 19, 2014
Winthrop, Wash. • Howling winds pushed a massive wildfire in north-central Washington in new directions Saturday. Officials said there are no reports of injuries and only one more home was destroyed overnight by the lightning-caused wildfire. The wil...
20140719
51

Kirby: Tolerate thy neighbor as thyself

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
July 19, 2014
Last month, Wes and Heidi Jensen, their four children and two vicious Corgis moved in next door. They came to Zion from California. What? Yes, on purpose. No, I don't know why and I don't care. The important thing is that I have to break i...
20140719
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Op-ed: No peace in Mideast until radical Islamists are denied

By Ron Zamir
July 18, 2014
Once again we witness the same flare up that has become the legacy of the 2000 brutal takeover by Hamas of the Gaza stip. Since that takeover, the Muslim brotherhood of Palestine (Hamas) has used numerous pretexts to launch missiles against Israel&ap...
20140718
33

Op-ed: U.S. must embrace its role as Mideast mediator

By Takwa Sharif And Shukri Harbi
July 18, 2014
In a recent article in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, President Obama, days before the beginning of Operation Protective Edge (the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict),  suggested that peace is the sole solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ...
20140718
17

Crews contain Salt Lake City grass fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
A grass fire scorched several acres near Salt Lake City railroad tracks. The fire was reported about 3:30 p.m. Friday near 400 S. Redwood Road (1700 West). It burned about three to four acres in one spot and less than an acre in a second before firef...
20140718
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Boil order takes effect in scorched Stockton

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
People can once again use the water in Stockton, if they boil it first. Residents of the Tooele County town were ordered not to drink or use the culinary water after the town's larger water tank, along with 179 acres of the desert, burned in a ...
20140718
35

Obama to sign orders protecting gay employees

By Nedra Pickler The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
Washington • President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religi...
20140718
18

Weekly recalls: LED light bulbs, bikes, patio chairs

By The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
LED light bulbs that can separate from their sockets and fall onto consumers are among this week's recalled products. Others include patio set chairs that can fall apart. Here's a more detailed look: LED LIGHTBULBS DETAILS: Fourteen Halco L...
20140718
12

Plans for the weekend: Cannon fire in Deer Valley

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
July 18, 2014
• Country Explosion 2014 concludes its four-day run this weekend at the Deseret Peak Complex, 2930 W. Highway 112, Tooele. Tonight: Singing superstar Reba McEntire, with opening acts Gary Allan, Rodney Atkins and Love and Theft. Saturday: Good ol&apo...
20140718
19

Friday movie roundup: When franchises attack

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
July 18, 2014
It's not a great weekend for new movies. In fact, it's pretty awful. The weekend's big studio openings include two sequels for movies that probably didn't need them: "Planes: Fire & Rescue" and "The Purge: Anarchy." Because of...
20140718
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This weekend on TV: A world without babies in 'The Lottery'

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
July 18, 2014
And now for something completely different for the Lifetime channel — it's The Lottery (8 p.m., Lifetime). In the not-too-distant future, the world is experiencing a fertility crisis. After years of plummeting birth rates, not a single baby has...
20140718
22

Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Days of '47 Youth Parade and Family Festival • The annual Yout...
20140718
28

World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash

By Peter Leonard And Dmitry Lovetsky The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
Rozsypne, Ukraine •World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country's battlefi...
20140718
27

Murray industrial park site of 2-alarm fire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
Firefighters rushed to the scene of a two-alarm blaze at a Murray industrial park late Friday morning. No injuries were y reported. Public safety dispatchers confirmed that the fire was reported at 8:10 a.m. at 4717 S. 500 West, and that both Murray ...
20140718
100

U.S. stocks mount rebound on company earnings

By Alex Veiga The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days. The gains wiped out much of the market's losses from the day before, when the downing of a Malaysian Airlines pass...
20140718
14

Kaplan: Netanyahu risks squandering Israel's advantages

July 18, 2014
By Fred Kaplan Slate WASHINGTON - The short-term outlook has a certain clarity. Hamas militants are firing rockets into Israel. There's no dealing with Gaza's government, since its leaders are Hamas militants. Retaliating with air strikes...
20140718
8

Movie review: Visuals not enough to heat up 'Planes: Fire & Rescue'

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
Disney's animated tale "Planes: Fire & Rescue" boasts some of the most breathtaking visuals that computer animation can deliver — matched to a story so generic it could have been written by a computer. This second installment of the "Planes...
20140718
54

Did Pleasant View top cop's firing stem from dispute over his authority?

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
The acrimony that led to a closed-door weekend vote by the Pleasant View mayor and city council to fire longtime Police Chief D. Scott Jackson had its genesis, in part, in allegations of infidelity against one of the chief's officers. Late Wedn...
20140718
24

Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels

By Ibrahim Barzak And Aron Heller The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip •Israeli troops pushed into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the prime minister ordered the military to prepare for a "significantly" wider campaign. The assault raised risk...
20140718
36

Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video)

By Peter Leonard The Associated Press
July 18, 2014
Hrabove, Ukraine • A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any res...
20140718
16

Utah's Chaffetz: Fight border surge with faster deportations

By Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune
July 18, 2014
A new bill, sponsored Thursday by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, seeks to speed up the deportation of Central American children massing on the nation's southwestern border and make it tougher for these minors to gain asylum. It's the Utah Republican&...
20140718
19

Saletan: Hamas trades in Palestinian blood

By William Saletan Slate
July 18, 2014
WASHINGTON • There are lots of things we can debate about the crisis in Gaza. You can argue that Israel has committed war crimes, that a culture of violence has corrupted Palestinian society, or that a ground invasion is a terrible idea. But one thin...
20140718
32

Krauthammer: Moral clarity in Gaza

By Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post
July 18, 2014
WASHINGTON • Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-...
20140718
23

Number of migrant kids sent to Nogales dwindles

By Astrid Galvan The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
Tucson, Ariz. • Immigrant children caught crossing the Mexican border into Texas illegally and alone are no longer being sent to a massive Nogales facility. The steep fall in the number of child border crossers means the U.S. Border Patrol in Texas ...
20140717
25

Fundraiser for man who committed suicide at Element 11

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 17, 2014
A gallery show featuring the art of John Christopher Wallace, the Salt Lake City man who killed himself by leaping into a ceremonial bonfire last weekend, will be held Friday to help pay for his funeral. The show will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the...
20140717
43

Tooele County arson suspect is former volunteer firefighter

By Michael Mcfall And Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 17, 2014
Stockton • An arson suspect — who once was a volunteer firefighter for the city — was in police custody Thursday, accused of starting a brush fire that damaged multiple homes and contaminated Stockton's water supply when it destroyed the town&...
20140717
61

'The Purge: Anarchy': Who dies now? It's complicated

By Michael O’sullivan The Washington Post
July 17, 2014
The sequel "The Purge: Anarchy" takes place in 2023, exactly one year after the action of "The Purge," a violent thriller that imagined an America so beset by violent crime that the government has instituted an annual holiday from law and order. Over...
20140717
17

Police detail what went wrong in fatal shootout with Matthew David Stewart

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
July 17, 2014
Ogden • Police Chief Mike Ashment had a difficult task before him: In the aftermath of a shootout in which one of his officers was killed and several others were wounded, he had to identify where the officers went wrong — even though, in his mind, t...
20140717
15

Cepeda: What $3.7 billion could do for Chicago

By Esther Cepeda The Washington Post
July 17, 2014
CHICAGO • It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion — the amount President Obama has requested to deal with the child migrant border crisis — might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitaria...
20140717
15

Senators call on GM's CEO to fire head lawyer

By Marcy Gordon And Dee-ann Durbin The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
Washington • Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ign...
20140717
24

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

By Karin Laub And Ian Deitch The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Thousands of Israeli soldiers backed by tanks invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas' weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities and tunnels used t...
20140717
39

Western wildfires: Washington blaze burns through Alp-like terrain

By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
Spokane, Wash. • A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists. The blaze sent a light dusting ...
20140717
66

Dog hailed as hero for alerting deaf boy to fire

The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
Indianapolis • A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero for licking the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old Indianapolis boy to alert him that the house was on fire. Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith says Nick Lamb was home alone a...
20140717
73

Price of oil rises above $103 on geopolitical turmoil

By Pablo Gorondi The Associated Press
July 17, 2014
The price of oil rose 2 percent Thursday on lower U.S. inventories and concerns that geopolitical tensions could disrupt global supplies. Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery rose $1.99 to close at $103.19 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exch...
20140717
22

News roundup: GOP likely to take Senate, retain House

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
July 17, 2014
GOP likely to take Senate, keep House. Utah seeks SCOTUS stay on same-sex marriage ban. Experts weigh in on Shurtleff, Swallow evidence. Happy Thursday. Things are not looking good for Senate Democrats, who could lose control of the upper chamber ...
20140717
23

Wildfire contained; water contaminated in Stockton

By Erin Alberty And Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 17, 2014
Stockton • An arson suspect was in police custody Wednesday night, accused of starting a brush fire that damaged multiple homes and contaminated Stockton's water supply when it destroyed the town's water tank. The fire, burning east of the...
20140717
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Multi-city chase ends in gunfire, 2 suspects hospitalized

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 17, 2014
A high-speed chase through several Salt Lake County communities ended in a gun battle that left two aggravated robbery suspects in the hospital early Thursday morning. Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen said the drama unfolded just after midnight w...
20140717
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Tribune Photo of the Day - July 16, 2014

Today's Best Photo by Tribune Photographers
July 16, 2014
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in Stockton, Wednesday July 16, 2014. Read more
20140716
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South Salt Lake approves limits on compost storage

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 16, 2014
South Salt Lake • A week after firefighters battled two blazes at a mulch plant, the City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved an ordinance that limits the outdoor storage of wood chips and associated materials. The council voted 5-0 for the ne...
20140716
47

GM supports bill banning rentals of recalled cars

By Marcy Gordon The Associated Press
July 16, 2014
Washington • General Motors Co. is the first big automaker to support legislation barring rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall. GM's support was announced Wednesday by bill author Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y....
20140716
23

More punditry on Shurtleff & Swallow ...

State of the Debate by George Pyle
July 16, 2014
Today's papers bring more commentary on the Tuesday arrests of two former Utah attorneys general. The Spectrum throws the book at them. Do does the dude from The online St. George News. (It's really hot down there.) The Herald (which writes...
20140716
13

Semis collide, fire closes down I-80 near Wyoming border

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 16, 2014
A semi-trailer rig hauling a flammable load of cleaning chemicals erupted in flames early Wednesday morning after crashing into another big rig, closing down part of Interstate 80 near the Utah-Wyoming border. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce sai...
20140716
20

Typhoon kills 20 in Philippines, spares Manila

By Jim Gomez And Oliver Teves The Associated Press
July 16, 2014
Manila, Philippines • A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Wednesday after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal...
20140716
16

Monson: Sunshine is breaking through on the Utah Jazz

By Gordon Monson Tribune Columnist
July 16, 2014
This is not meant to blow sunshine in all directions or any direction. It's not meant to overestimate or to oversell the situation. It's not meant to provide a lot of hope where there is little. Nobody knows how this is going to turn out. ...
20140716
12

Israeli strike kills 4 Gaza youths on coastal road

By Ibrahim Barzak And Daniel Estrin The Associated Press
July 16, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered "humanitarian" pause to their 9-day-long battle, offering the most encouraging sign yet that the fierce fighting could come to an end. Israel's bombardment of Gaza has...
20140716
28

Utah boy drowns in eastern Montana lake

The Associated Press
July 16, 2014
Miles City, Mont. • Officials in eastern Montana have released the name of a 15-year-old Utah boy who drowned while trying to swim to an island in a small lake near Miles City. Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh says Richard Smith of Trenton, Utah,...
20140716
35

Crews contain Dimple Dell fire

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 15, 2014
Crews were mopping up after a wildfire Tuesday night in Dimple Dell gully in Sandy. As of 7:30 p.m., the fire near 1100 East Sego Lily Drive was no longer spreading, dispatchers confirmed. The Tribune will report further information as it becomes ava...
20140715
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Israel: Hamas to pay for rejecting truce

By Karin Laub And Aron Heller The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday and warned that Hamas "would pay the price" after the Islamic militant group rejected an Egyptian truce plan and instead unleashed more rocket barrages at the Jewish stat...
20140715
30

11 die when airstrike in Ukraine flattens building

The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Snizhne, Ukraine • An airstrike in eastern Ukraine sent an apartment building crumpling to the ground Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and adding to the steadily mounting civilian death toll from the fighting between government forces and pro-Russ...
20140715
22

F-35 back in sky, but not at British air show

By Robert Burns The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Washington • The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow i...
20140715
37

Senate panel doubles money for Israel's Iron Dome

By Donna Cassata The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Washington • Congress is showing tangible support for longtime ally Israel as Gaza militants fire rockets, backing a measure that would double the amount of money for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. The Senate Appropriations defense s...
20140715
26

Crews battling outbreak of fires in central Idaho

The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Boise, Idaho • Residents of about 60 homes in a small central Idaho town remained under voluntary evacuation Tuesday as crews fought nearly 20 lightning-caused fires in the Boise National Forest. Fire officials say the Whiskey Complex of fires are sp...
20140715
87

89 killed in suicide blast in east Afghanistan

By Rahim Faiez The Associated Press
July 15, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent attack on civilians since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion. ...
20140715
13

Hiker dies in Utah's Bell Canyon

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 15, 2014
A hiker in Bell Canyon died Tuesday of a cardiac arrest, despite attempts to resuscitate him. The man, who was in his 60s but whose name has not been released to the public because police are still trying to contact his family, was hiking with a frie...
20140715
51

Editorial: South Salt Lake must get serious about fire hazard

July 15, 2014
What could be more natural, more environmentally friendly, than a compost pile? Little in the way of toxins. Nothing radioactive. An intelligent and sustainable path to reusing old trees, yard waste and the like by recycling them into useful mulch a...
20140715
51

Balko: The grammar of police shootings

July 15, 2014
By Radley Balko The Washington Post You're probably familiar with the weaselly way politicians tend to apologize when they've been caught red-handed. The most famous example is the line "mistakes were made." Use of the passive voice in an...
20140715
20

Salt Lake City tops 100 degrees for first time in 2014

By Brett Prettyman And Bob Mims | The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014
Salt Lake City topped 100 degrees for the first time in 2014 on Monday, with the airport high of 103 nearly hitting the day's record — one degree higher — set in 2007. And as Utah heats up, residents need to think about more than just ways to...
20140714
38

Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane

By Peter Leonard The Associated Press
July 14, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • A Ukrainian military transport plane was shot down Monday along the country's eastern border with Russia but all eight people aboard managed to bail out safely, the defense ministry said. Separatist rebels in conflict-wracked ea...
20140714
27

Police: Utah Guardsman shoots 2 in Logan, then kills himself

By Bob Mims And Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014
Police say a Utah Guardsman kicked in the door of a northeast Logan apartment early Monday morning and opened fire, killing a woman he was acquainted with and a man who was with her. He then drove to another location and killed himself. MacKenzie Mad...
20140714
16

Utah firefighters quell shed fire that threatened propane tanks

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014
Firefighters called to a fire in Trenton on Monday morning found a shed burning near two 1,000-gallon propane tanks. The Trenton fire department was able to quickly cool the propane tanks with water and extinguish the fire, according to Jason Winn, t...
20140714
100

Egypt offers plan to end fighting in Gaza

By Josef Federman And Maggie Michael The Associated Press
July 14, 2014
Jerusalem • Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the proposal. The l...
20140714
28

Man dies after leap into bonfire at Utah's Element 11 festival

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014
A joyous festival was cut tragically short Saturday night when a man burned to death after leaping into a huge ceremonial bonfire. As a three-story wooden effigy, inspired by the creatures from Where the Wild Things Are, burned to mark the culminati...
20140714
48

European Central Bank under fire for economy

By David Mchugh And Pan Pylas The Associated Press
July 14, 2014
London • European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Monday that a stronger euro would put at risk the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the shared currency. Draghi made the remark to legislators in the European Parliament in Strasbourg am...
20140714
14

Hot, dry weather encouraging western wildfires

The Associated Press
July 14, 2014
Klamath Falls, Ore. • Firefighters have built a partial line around a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon that has destroyed structures and led to dozens of evacuations, fire spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Crews were assessing the fire near Sprague...
20140714
70

Wyoming's bighorn sheep are pressed by skiers

By Gregory Nickerson Wyofile.com
July 14, 2014
Casper, Wyo. • A recent study of an isolated bighorn sheep herd in Wyoming's Teton Range has revealed new insights on how ungulates cope with the loss of migration routes, and how backcountry recreation encroaches on their remaining habitat. The...
20140714
5

Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough

The Associated Press
July 14, 2014
Farnborough, England • Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military say they are still hoping to show off the F-35B fighter at the Farnborough International Airshow — even though time is running out to get the aircraft across the Atlantic. Developers are s...
20140714
64

Susan Powell detective says charges were coming

By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014
West Valley City • Susan Powell had been missing less than a day, and her husband, Josh, had just returned home from what he said was a winter camping trip. Among those in front of his house waiting for him was Detective Ellis Maxwell. He approache...
20140714
7

News roundup: GOP favors Supreme Court; Democrats' faith declining

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
July 14, 2014
Poll: GOP favors Supreme Court; Dems lost faith. Herbert new NGA VP. Mormons no fan of Obama. Happy Monday. Republicans gave the Supreme Court a 30 percent approval rating last year, but handed the Hobby Lobby case and others, the GOP's appro...
20140714
9

Op-ed: World Congress of Families meets our definition of hateful

By Chad Griffin
July 13, 2014
"Extreme" is not a word we use lightly. In the Human Rights Campaign's recent condemnation of the World Congress of Families and its decision to host its annual international summit in Salt Lake City — the first ever in the United States — we...
20140713
13

Russia warns Ukraine of 'irreversible consequences' after citizen killed

The Washington Post
July 13, 2014
Moscow • Russia on Sunday accused Ukraine of lobbing a shell over the border and killing a Russian civilian and warned of "irreversible consequences," in a sharp escalation of rhetoric that raised fears of a Russian invasion in Ukraine's east. ...
20140713
10

Thousands of Gazans flee homes as Israel promises to press the fight against Hamas

By William Booth And Griff Witte The Washington Post
July 13, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Tens of thousands of panicked residents fled their homes in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday after the Israeli military dropped leaflets from the sky warning those who stayed behind that they were risking their lives because ...
20140713
22

St. George veteran courted death on Omaha Beach

By David Cordero The Spectrum
July 13, 2014
St. George • Machine gun rounds and hot metal shards buzzed through the air like thousands of lethal hornets, menacing the terrified American soldiers upon whom the fate of the Normandy invasion would be decided. Quentin Murdock, 94, who calls Utah h...
20140713
24

No breakthrough with Iran on nuclear talks

By Bradley Klapper And George Jahn The Associated Press
July 13, 2014
Vienna • Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away. "There has been no breakthrough toda...
20140713
19

Utah Jazz: Burke looking to make strides through summer league

By Tony Jones The Salt Lake Tribune
July 13, 2014
Trey Burke still looks like he can pass for a high school kid. And he's still one of the youngest point guards in the NBA, at a position where inexperience can be a fatal flaw. But even subtly over the past week, Utah's floor general has ma...
20140713
16

Shoplifting suspects fire shots inside Kmart

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 13, 2014
Two men suspected of shoplifting at a Kmart in West Valley City fired shots into the store's ceiling on Friday when employees tried to stop them, police say. The two were leaving the store at 1770 W. 4100 South about 4:30 p.m. when they were co...
20140713
26

Palestinians flee north Gaza after Israel warning

By Karin Laub And Peter Enav The Associated Press
July 13, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of...
20140713
32

Soccer: Sporting K.C. capitalizes on Montreal's lapse

The Associated Press
July 13, 2014
Montreal • Dom Dwyer took advantage of a defensive lapse to score his second goal of the game in the 89th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Montreal defender Heath Pearce and goalkeeper ...
20140713
17

Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

By Jill Colvin The Associated Press
July 13, 2014
Jersey City, N.J. • A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going...
20140713
16

All four original band members are now gone

By David Bauder The Associated Press
July 12, 2014
New York • The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk rock ...
20140712
16

Israeli troops raid rocket launching site in Gaza

By Khaled Khazziha And Mohammed Daraghmeh Associated Press
July 12, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to rai...
20140712
23

Taylor Mountain Road Fire contained a week after it ignited

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 12, 2014
After burning for nearly a week, the Taylor Mountain Road Fire in eastern Utah has been contained. Crews had reached 90 percent containment by Thursday night and hit 100 percent on Friday night, according to a tweet by UtahFireInfo. The fire, 10 mile...
20140712
81

Horse racing: Fearless Fire scores upset win at Wyoming Downs

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 12, 2014
Evanston, Wyo. • Fearless Fire led all the way and prevailed in a photo finish Saturday to win the $31,062 Maiden Challenge at Wyoming Downs. Owned by Bill Nolan and trained by Brett Vickery, Fearless Fire was sent off at 13-to-1 in the wagering and ...
20140712
91

Railcar leaking sulfuric acid in Tooele County

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 12, 2014
Emergency responders on Saturday were dealing with a railcar leaking sulfuric acid in Tooele County. The leak occurred on Interstate 80 near the unincorporated community of Delle at mile marker 70. The North Tooele Fire Department and the Tooele Coun...
20140712
34

West Valley may shake up police, employee appeals

By Courtney Tanner The Salt Lake Tribune
July 12, 2014
West Valley City • For more than 30 years, the West Valley City Civil Service Commission has ruled on job-action appeals from police and firefighters. But now — just two months after the three-member panel handed the city a major upset and in the m...
20140712
12

Last original Ramones members dies

By David Bauder Ap Entertainment Writer
July 12, 2014
New York• The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk rock b...
20140712
16

Recalled this week: power adaptors and knives

By The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
More than 30,000 power adaptors for cellphones have been recalled because they can overheat and pose a burn hazard. Other recalled items include charging kits that pose a fire hazard. Here's a more detailed look: POWER ADAPTOR/CHARGER DETAILS: A...
20140711
27

Op-ed: Refineries continue to cost Utahns their health

By Brian Moench
July 11, 2014
Recently, a fire broke out at the Silver Eagle refinery and burned for 24 hours. As usually happens, the official assessment from all the relevant government agencies and Silver Eagle, was that "this was no big deal, no one's health was in jeopa...
20140711
15

U.S. records $71 billion budget surplus in June

By Josh Boak The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Washington • The U.S. government ran a monthly budget surplus in June, putting it on course to record the lowest annual deficit since 2008. The Treasury Department said Friday that its June surplus totaled $71 billion, following a $130 billion defic...
20140711
18

Commanders: Benghazi rescue hampered by info lack

The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Washington • Two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi might have been prevented, military leaders say, if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA facility where Americans had taken refuge and had press...
20140711
24

Ukraine death toll climbs, but information scant

By Peter Leonard The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • The only thing clear about the death toll in eastern Ukraine, where government troops are battling separatist rebels, is that it's mounting. After a faltering start, government efforts to reverse the tide of a pro-Russian insurg...
20140711
17

Stove fire destroys West Valley City home

By Stephen Hunt The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
A fire apparently caused by a stove malfunction caused heavy damage to a West Valley City home on Friday, displacing the family of six who lived there. At 12:20 p.m. Friday, fire fighters responded to 4715 W. 3145 South to find the split-entry style ...
20140711
82

Review: Unlimited e-book services offer plenty

By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Spanish Fork • Two startups are trying to do for e-books what Netflix does for movies. Oyster and Scribd let you read as many books as you want for a monthly price — $10 for Oyster and $9 for Scribd. I was skeptical at first. I can never find enoug...
20140711
23

This weekend on TV: 'Strain' is all about a new kind of vampire

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
July 11, 2014
You've never seen vampires quite like the ones in Guillermo del Toro's new series The Strain (Sunday, 11 p.m., FX). It opens with terror aboard an airliner, which ends up on runway with no sign of life aboard. Enter Dr. Ephraim Goodweather ...
20140711
17

Hollywood 'Godzilla' finally stomps home to Japan

By Yuri Kageyama The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Tokyo • Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's "Godzilla" remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else. "Godzilla," opening in the U.S. May 16, h...
20140711
17

Movie review: 'Third Person' a dull slog through writer's troubles

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
With "Third Person," writer-director Paul Haggis ("Crash") exposes his creative demons in the most tedious and pretentious way possible. Haggis' allegorical substitute is Michael (Liam Neeson), a one-time Pulitzer-winning novelist whose more re...
20140711
22

Ex-Utahn is suspect in fatal Texas shooting

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
A former Utahn charged in Texas with killing six people had a run-in with the law while living in Cache Valley when he hit his then-wife in the head and dragged her by the hair, according to police and court records. Ronald Lee Haskell and his wife ...
20140711
19

Second fire at S. Salt Lake compost pile draws neighbors' ire

By Bob Mims And Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
South Salt Lake • The second and worst of two fires within the past week at a hill-sized South Salt Lake compost pile has firefighters, neighboring businesses and city officials concerned. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Bowman acknowledged Friday that angr...
20140711
41

A Look Back: Utah's historic vacation resorts

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week's installment features historical photos of Utah's vacation resorts. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/to...
20140711
17

Crumbling roads, bridges slow U.S. energy boom

Dan Murtaugh Bloomberg News
July 11, 2014
Houston - The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved. In southern Texas and North Dakota, where shale drilling has propelled U.S. oil production to the highest level in 28 years, thousands of 18-wheel trucks are rumbling to wells on roads desi...
20140711
10

Moist weather helping crews hem in eastern Utah wildfire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
Monsoonal moisture over eastern Utah's Uinta Basin Friday gave crews a big lift, accelerating their plans for 100 percent containment of the Taylor Mountain Road Wildfire. "We've had a lot of favorable weather overnight and today," said fir...
20140711
68

Firefighters battling South Salt Lake mulch fire

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 11, 2014
Looking at times as if they were walking inside a volcano, firefighters battled a fire Thursday night burning on an enormous pile of compost that covers an acre of land at a South Salt Lake business. The fire spread to two structures and its smoke fo...
20140711
72

Israel leader: World pressure won't stop offensive

By Josef Federman The Associated Press
July 11, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel's prime minister vowed Friday to press forward with a broad military offensive in the Gaza Strip, insisting international pressure will not halt what he said was a determined effort to halt rocket fire by Palestinian militants...
20140711
41

Pope Francis meets, high-fives U.S. televangelists

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Religion News Service
July 10, 2014
What does it take to produce the first-ever papal high-five? A meeting with American televangelists, apparently. The gesture came during a three-hour meeting of Pope Francis and Texas televangelists Kenneth Copeland and James Robison, just weeks aft...
20140710
11

After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets

By Rebecca Robbins The Washington Post
July 10, 2014
Washington • The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in two British air shows...
20140710
36

John Leicester: Messi missing signature moment at World Cup

By John Leicester Associated Press Columnist
July 10, 2014
Sao Paulo The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last. In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football's superstar was neither super nor a star. The four-time world player of ...
20140710
15

Eastern Utah wildfire containment expected by Sunday

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 10, 2014
Crews expect to complete containment of eastern Utah's 3,126-acre Taylor Mountain Road Fire sometime Sunday. Fire Information Officer Kelsey Birchell said the fire was 80 percent contained as Thursday dawned. Crews were confident enough to begin...
20140710
81

Thousands appear for NYC firefighter's funeral

The Associated Press
July 10, 2014
New York • Thousands of firefighters from across the country have descended upon a narrow New York City avenue for the funeral of a fallen fire lieutenant. Firefighters from St. Louis; Philadelphia; Boston; Monroe, Connecticut; and elsewhere lined up...
20140710
64

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Jerusalem

By Aron Heller And Najib Jobain The Associated Press
July 10, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault targeting hundreds of Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip Thursday as Palestinians reported the strikes also hit a home and a beachside cafe, raising the total number of people killed in this wee...
20140710
29

Utah crews hemming in stubborn Taylor Mountain Road Wildfire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 10, 2014
Eastern Utah's Taylor Mountain Road Fire was 75 percent contained as Wednesday dawned, and crews hoped by Thursday night to complete digging lines around the blaze that had scorched 3,126 acres. About 250 firefighters, backed up by helicopter a...
20140710
76

Rainbow Family packs up, cleans up

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 9, 2014
With a little rain and new grass, you might not even know the Rainbow Family Gathering even happened. As one could imagine, the gathering's amassing pilgrims make a mess of the Uinta National Forest that they occupy until 8,000 of them arrive fo...
20140709
27

Ogden family of eight forced from home by fire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 9, 2014
The Utah Red Cross is assisting an Ogden family of eight that was left homeless by a Tuesday night fire. No one was injured in the 8:27 p.m. blaze at the home at 2818 Adams Avenue, though one of the family's three pet dogs had to be treated with...
20140709
85

Teen confesses to fire that burned historic Utah mill

The Associated Press
July 9, 2014
Brigham City • Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who was visiting from California has confessed to accidentally starting a five-alarm fire that burned a historic, abandoned mill in Brigham City. Brigham Police Chief Paul Tittensor says the boy was bo...
20140709
86

U. of U. lab fire quickly doused by Salt Lake City crews

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 9, 2014
An oven apparently left on overnight in a University of Utah biology lab has been blamed for an early Wednesday fire. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said firefighters rushed to the 257 S. 1400 East location when smoke triggered a...
20140709
83

Carlson: Politicians don't write like Warren Harding anymore

By Margaret Carlson Bloomberg View
July 9, 2014
WASHINGTON • Every so often, we get a poignant reminder of what has been lost now that letter writing has been replaced by texting, emoticons or nothing at all, if you're a politician afraid to commit anything to paper for fear it will show up o...
20140709
20

Utah police still probing Layton couple's cause of death

By Stephen Hunt The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
A day after the bodies of a Layton couple were discovered Monday inside their home, police were no closer to discovering how they died. Autopsies performed Tuesday morning on Shauna and Larry Anderson, ages 51 and 47, did not reveal any information ...
20140708
25

For smokers, can e-cigarettes save money?

By Michael Felberbaum The Associated Press
July 8, 2014
It's difficult to say yet if electronic cigarettes are less harmful than regular fire-and-tobacco smokes, but they can save smokers hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year. Some in the growing industry are touting the battery-powered nicoti...
20140708
15

Semi fire blocking southbound lanes on I-15 near Cedar City

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
A semitrailer caught fire this afternoon on Interstate 15 near Cedar City and the smoke is so thick that traffic has been halted on southbound lanes, the Utah Highway Patrol says. The cause of the fire, which was reported at 2:01 p.m., is unknown, UH...
20140708
92

Ford recalling 100,566 vehicles for safety issues

By Dee-ann Durbin The Associated Press
July 8, 2014
Detroit • Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects. The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries related to the defects have been reported. The largest recall, of 92,022 vehicles, affects t...
20140708
30

Soda tax's last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown

By Candice Choi The Associated Press
July 8, 2014
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out? Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to...
20140708
19

Utah Shakespeare Festival review: 'The Comedy of Errors' is frenetic and funny

By Barbara M. Bannon Special To The Tribune
July 8, 2014
Cedar City • Midway through Utah Shakespeare Festival's madcap production of "The Comedy of Errors," Antipholus of Syracuse asks, "Am I in Earth, in Heaven or in Hell? Sleeping or waking? Mad or well advised? Known unto these, and to myself disg...
20140708
14

Scott D. Pierce: Freedom of speech bites back at TV stars

By Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
Another celebrity has learned that freedom of speech doesn't mean freedom from consequences of what you say. Or, in the case of Adam Richman, what you put out on social media.. The longtime star of "Man vs. Food" has produced a new series for t...
20140708
18

Early morning blaze heavily damages Murray warehouse

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
Murray firefighters fought a stubborn early Tuesday morning blaze in a warehouse building near the Murray North TRAX light rail station. Crews found flames and smoke pouring from the structure at 4300 South and Fireclay Avenue when they arrived at th...
20140708
73

Crews play fiery 'whack-a-mole' with S. Utah lightning fires

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
Crews on Tuesday were slowly closing the lines around eastern Utah's Taylor Mountain Road Fire, hoping to soon tame the blaze that has blackened 3,126 acres since it began last weekend. Kelsey Birchell, Bureau of Land Management fire informatio...
20140708
63

Holiday weekend death toll climbs to 15 in Chicago

The Associated Press
July 8, 2014
Chicago • Chicago's Fourth of July weekend death toll has climbed to 15 with the death of a man who was shot just before midnight Sunday. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office says 25-year-old William Allen was pronounced dead shortly b...
20140708
30

Israel launches Gaza offensive, 25 killed

By Josef Federman And Najib Jobain The Associated Press
July 8, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel on Tuesday launched its largest offensive in the Gaza Strip in nearly two years, carrying out a blistering aerial assault on scores of targets and killing 25 people in what officials called an open-ended operation aimed at ending w...
20140708
28

Crews making progress in taming Utah wildfires

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 8, 2014
A wildfire of still undetermined cause continued to rage north of the eastern Utah city of Vernal on Monday, though crews were making steady progress in bringing it to heel. Kelsey Birchell, Bureau of Land Management fire information officer, said t...
20140708
72

Gaza militants unleash rockets on Israel

By Josef Federman | The Associated Press
July 7, 2014
Jerusalem • Militants in the Gaza Strip unleashed dozens of rockets on southern Israel late Monday, setting off air raid sirens and forcing hundreds of thousands of Israelis to stay indoors as the military rushed more forces to the border and warned ...
20140707
19

Iraq delays formation of new government

The Washington Post
July 7, 2014
Baghdad • Iraq's parliament stalled Monday for a second time, canceling its planned Tuesday session to give the country's deeply divided political factions time to reach an agreement on an urgently needed new government. The delay further ...
20140707
15

Former Utah teacher to lead National Education Association

By Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune
July 7, 2014
The incoming president of the nation's largest teachers' union knows something about hefty class sizes and low per-pupil funding. She taught in Utah, after all. Utah teachers "are so common sense, and we can stretch a dollar until you can ...
20140707
11

Three bridges in rebel-held Ukrainian city blown up

By Yuras Karmanau The Associated Press
July 7, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • After Ukrainian forces' seizure of a key rebel stronghold in the east, the major cities of Donetsk and Luhansk could be the next focus of major fighting. Three bridges on roads leading to Donetsk were blown up Monday — possib...
20140707
24

Couple found dead in Layton home; police investigating

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 7, 2014
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the death of a Layton couple whose bodies were found Monday in their home. Police went to check on Shauna and Larry Anderson, ages 51 and 47, at their home in the Quail Ridge Mobile Home Park about 9 ...
20140707
27

Crews douse fire at Ogden newspaper building

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
July 7, 2014
No one was seriously injured after a fire broke at the Standard-Examiner's building just before noon on Monday. Ogden Fire Department were called the building, located in the Business Depot Ogden at 332 Standard Way, and quickly doused the blaze...
20140707
91

Fire damages fancy California restaurant

The Associated Press
July 7, 2014
Los Gatos, Calif. • A top-rated Northern California restaurant is severely damaged and a firefighter is recovering from injuries after an early morning fire. Santa Clara County Fire Battalion Chief Kendal Pearson says Monday's two-alarm blaze da...
20140707
83

Pope Francis to sex abuse victims: Forgive us

By Josephine Mckenna Religion News Service
July 7, 2014
Vatican City • Pope Francis on Monday held his first meeting with victims of clergy sex abuse, begging for forgiveness and promising to hold "accountable" the bishops who were complicit in covering up for predatory priests. Francis held a private Mas...
20140707
12

Commentary: Busloads of turned-back immigrants, an image of shame

By Mary Ann Walsh Religion News Service
July 7, 2014
Sometimes a picture says it all. Consider the 1963 picture of fire hoses and snarling police dogs in Birmingham, Ala., used against African-American students protesting racial segregation. Surely not our civil servants at their best. Or the 1972 pict...
20140707
13

MLS: Chicago Fire, Sporting K.C. draw

The Associated Press
July 7, 2014
Kansas City, Kan. • Mike Magee scored in the 40th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Sporting failed to clear a loose ball in its own end and Chicago midfielder Alex collected it and found Magee on the lef...
20140707
59

7-year-old drowning victim identified by Utah police

By Stephen Hunt The Salt Lake Tribune
July 7, 2014
A 7-year-old boy who drowned Sunday at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center pool has been identified. Sacir Mehanovic, of West Valley City, was pulled from the pool just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday, after a swimmer saw the boy in 4 to 6 feet of wate...
20140707
21

Washington Post: Managing the risk of climate change

July 7, 2014
Any good business executive knows that the world is full of risks, ignored at a company's peril. Interest rates could spike. China could change its currency policy. Chaos in Iraq could push up gasoline prices. Smart firms account for these possi...
20140707
16

Weekend rewind: News and photos you may have missed

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 7, 2014
It's tough to follow the news when you're finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the weekend. Detectives take another look at woman's 4t...
20140707
11

News roundup: Obama could win by losing the Senate

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
July 7, 2014
Obama could win by losing the Senate. Ordain Women followers fear retribution. Same-sex marriage supporters raising funds for lawsuit. Happy Monday. Democrats are fearing they could lose the Senate this election and end up with Republicans in char...
20140707
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7-year-old boy drowns at Cottonwood Heights pool

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 6, 2014
A 7-year-old boy drowned Sunday in the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center pool. Just before 2:30 p.m., a swimmer saw the boy underwater and brought this to the attention of the lifeguards, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. The life...
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Eastern Utah wildfire burns home, slows advance

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 6, 2014
Reinforcements arrived Sunday to rein in the large wildfire burning north of Vernal, which has reportedly destroyed a family's home. The 3,569-acre blaze, dubbed the Taylor Mountain Road Fire, spread northeast around Taylor Mountain Saturday af...
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NYC mourns death of firefighter in high-rise blaze

By Michael R. Sisak The Associated Press
July 6, 2014
New York • Fire marshals were working Sunday to determine what sparked a blaze that killed a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for possible victims in a burning public-housing high-rise. Lt. Gordon Ambelas died late Saturday after suffering...
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Indianapolis police officer dies after alley gun battle

The Associated Press
July 6, 2014
Indianapolis • A veteran Indianapolis police officer died after he and another patrolman exchanged gunfire with a suspect in an alley Saturday night. Officer Perry Renn, 51, was pronounced dead at a hospital at 9:58 p.m. Saturday, the Indianapolis Me...
20140706
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6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen

By Daniel Estrin The Associated Press
July 6, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week, marking a breakthrough in a case that has touched off violent protests in Arab sections of Jerusale...
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Fireworks suspected in Salt Lake City house fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 6, 2014
Fireworks likely contributed to a two-alarm house fire in an east Salt Lake City neighborhood. The fire started about 11 p.m. Saturday in the backyard of a two-story home at 336 S. 1200 East, spreading to a shed and deck before reaching the house, sa...
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Autopsy: Palestinian teen burned to death

By Mohammad Daraghmeh The Associated Press
July 5, 2014
Ramallah, West Bank • An autopsy showed an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed in a revenge attack was burned to death, officials said Saturday, while Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward a major southern city deeper into Israel t...
20140705
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Ukrainian troops push pro-Russian rebels out of stronghold

By Dmitry Lovetsky And Yuras Karmanau Associated Press
July 5, 2014
Slovyansk, Ukraine • Ukrainian troops forced pro-Russian insurgents out of a key stronghold in the country's embattled east on Saturday, a significant success that suggested the government may finally be making gains in a months-long battle agai...
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Breaking a cycle of homelessness in the Silicon 'Jungle'

By Martha Mendoza Ap National Writer
July 5, 2014
San Jose, Calif. • She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail...
20140705
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Wildfire burning in eastern Utah mountains

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 5, 2014
Fire crews are trying to contain a wildfire burning north of Vernal that prompted evacuations Saturday. The 3,569-acreblaze, dubbed the Taylor Mountain Road Fire, was spreading northeast around Taylor Mountain, said Kelsey Birchell, spokeswoman for...
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Gas leak prompts South Salt Lake evacuations

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 5, 2014
A gas-line break has shut down several businesses and TRAX trains in a portion of South Salt Lake. A crew digging out to repair a water main near 256 W. 3300 South Saturday accidentally struck a gas line about 2:15 p.m., said South Salt Lake Deputy ...
20140705
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Are drones the future of firefighting?

By Brian Smith The Times-news
July 5, 2014
Twin Falls, Idaho • When it comes to analyzing dangerous wildfires, could a sensor attached to a drone ever replace a human eye connected to an intellect shaped by experience and intuition? That's one of the many questions federal wildland firef...
20140705
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California wildfires tame in north, south

Associated Press
July 5, 2014
Pope Valley, Calif. • Firefighters have largely tamed two wildfires at opposite ends of California, with no new growth, destruction or evacuations as the holiday weekend began. In by far the larger of the two fires, crews in wine growing Napa County ...
20140705
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Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum

By Martha Mendoza Ap National Writer
July 5, 2014
San Jose, Calif. • She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail...
20140705
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Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows

By Mohammad Daraghmeh Associated Press
July 5, 2014
Ramallah, West Bank • An autopsy showed an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed in a revenge attack was burned to death, officials said Saturday, while Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward a major southern city deeper into Israel t...
20140705
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6 shot at Houston music festival; no arrests

Associated Press
July 5, 2014
Houston • Authorities say six people have been injured in a shooting at Houston music festival. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says witnesses say a man opened fire at 1:55 a.m. Saturday inside an arena where several thousand people were attend...
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Underwood gets fans singing at Stadium of Fire

By Danielle Manley The Salt Lake Tribune
July 5, 2014
Fans roared at the sound of Carrie Underwood bellowing the lyrics to "Good Girl" and awed over the vibrantly colored fireworks at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Thousands of Utahns filled the venue in Provo on Friday night to celebrate Independence Day at ...
20140705
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U.S. lab admits violating nuke-waste permit

By Jeri Clausing The Associated Press
July 4, 2014
Albuquerque, N.M. • Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packing waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government's underground nuclear waste dump, but it remains unclear if the violations or its use of organic...
20140704
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Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral

By Yousur Alhlou The Associated Press
July 4, 2014
Jerusalem • Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands mourned at the funeral for an Arab teen who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack. Palestinian militants...
20140704
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Brush fire sparked near Rockport State Park

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 4, 2014
A brush fire is burning near Rockport State Park in Summit County. The North Summit Fire District reported the fire on Twitter about 3:45 p.m. Friday, adding that no one is being evacuated at this time. The fire has also shut down State Route 32 unt...
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Blue Bird recalls school buses for steering issue

The Associated Press
July 4, 2014
Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult. The company also is recalling a smaller number of school buses that may be prone to a propane fuel leak,...
20140704
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Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 3, 2014
An 8-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire at a Clinton home Thursday, officials said. A call about the blaze came in at 2:18 p.m., and firefighters arrived within four minutes, Clinton Deputy Fire Chief Justin Benavides said. Smoke was ...
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Israel moves troops toward Gaza as tensions soar

By Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
July 3, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel began moving troop reinforcements to its border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, defense officials said, raising the possibility of an expanded military operation in the Palestinian territory in response to intensifying rocket barr...
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Ukraine's president shakes up military leadership

By David Mchugh The Associated Press
July 3, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shook up his faltering military Thursday, appointing a new defense minister and top general while speaking angrily about the years of decay and corruption that left the forces unable to deal effect...
20140703
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This weekend on TV: There will be bombs bursting on air

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
July 3, 2014
If you want to watch your Fourth of July fireworks on TV, there are a couple of options:Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Nick Cannon hosts; scheduled performers include Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert an...
20140703
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MLS: Chicago earns point against 10-man Toronto

July 3, 2014
Toronto FC 1, fire 1 • In Bridgeview, Ill., Rookie Harrison Shipp's second-half goal gave the Chicago Fire a 1-1 draw with short-handed Toronto FC on Wednesday night. The Fire had their winless run pushed to five games and Toronto's undefe...
20140703
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Unfinished overpass in World Cup project collapses

By Adriana Gomez Licon The Associated Press
July 3, 2014
Sao Paulo • An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in a World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car, Brazilian authorities said. Nineteen people were reported injured. The...
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Weekend Express: Fourth of July fun, FantasyCon

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 3, 2014
Plan your Fourth of July holiday weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Fourth of July highlights: • America's ...
20140703
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J.R. Martinez excited about Fourth of July show with Carrie Underwood

By David Burger Special To The Tribune
July 3, 2014
When Stadium of Fire co-producer Wayne Baruch thinks about what the Independence Day extravaganza should include, he says "a lot of the show is dedicated to heroism." So it makes sense that along with returning favorite Carrie Underwood headlining t...
20140703
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Lightning sparks 20 wildfires in southwestern Utah

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 3, 2014
Crews were scurrying throughout southwestern Utah's high deserts, range and forest lands Thursday after lightning storms sparked more than 20 small wildfires in the region. Joe Harris, fire information officer at the Dixie National Forest, did n...
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Firefighters rush to compost fire near I-15 in S. Salt Lake

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 3, 2014
South Salt Lake fire crews rushed to the scene of a blaze at composting company site that briefly jumped to a field near Interstate 15 Thursday morning. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Bowman said the flames erupted about 6 a.m. in a 50-60 foot by 50-60 foot...
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Photos: Sarah McLachlan better than ice cream on a Salt Lake City summer night

By Sheena Mcfarland The Salt Lake Tribune
July 3, 2014
The sweet crooning and lyrical piano of Sarah McLachlan filled a warm summer night shared with a sold-out Red Butte Gardens crowd. She seamlessly switched between songs from her latest album "Shine On," and previous hits from "Surfacing" to create a ...
20140703
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Milbank: American justice where everyone can see

By Dana Milbank The Washington Post
July 3, 2014
WASHINGTON • Justice is blind, and for about 10 minutes Wednesday she couldn't hear or speak either. Ahmed Abu Khattala, alleged mastermind of the Benghazi attacks, took his place at the defense table for his detention hearing and put on hi...
20140703
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News roundup: What you know about the 4th is wrong

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
July 3, 2014
What you know about July 4 is wrong. Primary saw 10 percent turnout in SL Co. KCPW raises much-needed cash. Happy Thursday. Tomorrow is America's birthday. Or is it? What you think you know about the Fourth of July and our nation's foundi...
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Shibley: Colleges slowly taking away First Amendment rights

By Robert Shibley Special To The Washington Post
July 3, 2014
PHILADELPHIA • September 17 last year was a pretty bad day for the Constitution on our campuses. Robert Van Tuinen of Modesto Junior College in California was prevented from passing out copies of the Constitution outside of his college's tiny "f...
20140703
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Judge orders four Utahns accused of murdering man to trial

By Marissa Lang The Salt Lake Tribune
July 2, 2014
The last thing Cleat Knight saw before being shot in the back just outside a Weber County ski resort late last year was the open valley before him. Knight and a friend had been bound and blindfolded, shoved into the back of a truck and guarded at gu...
20140702
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Lawyer for Libyan militant: Where's the evidence?

By Eric Tucker The Associated Press
July 2, 2014
Washington • A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless directed Ahmed Abu Khattala to remain in custody as the Justice De...
20140702
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US-born banda singers find success in Mexico, US

By Olga R. Rodriguez The Associated Press
July 2, 2014
Mexico City • Banda music is the soundtrack of modern Mexico, with its thumping polka beat and trumpets blasting everywhere from rural fairs to working-class Mexico City weddings. And it is increasingly made in the U.S.A. Once the equivalent of coun...
20140702
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Fire extinguished at Utah oil refinery

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 2, 2014
A safety valve on a tank at the Silver Eagle oil refinery ruptured Thursday afternoon but there was no fire as originally reported, according to South Davis Metro Fire Chief Jeff Bassett. Bassett said workers were putting steam into the tank to contr...
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Utah oil refinery to pay $10K fine for noxious odor release

By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune
July 2, 2014
Silver Eagle Refining has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine for violating the Davis County Health Department's regulations when a tank failure released noxious odors into a Woods Cross neighborhood in May. According to a health department news relea...
20140702
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Editorial: Light fireworks if you must, but be careful

July 2, 2014
It's that time of the year, anticipated with either patriotic enthusiasm or downright dread: fireworks season. As expected, Utah in July will be hot, dry and prone to explosions of fire and gunpowder. Both the weather and the propensity toward ...
20140702
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Safety agency says Chrysler recall was too slow

By Tom Krisher The Associated Press
July 2, 2014
Detroit • The U.S. government's road safety agency is accusing Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix some Jeep SUVs in a recall announced more than a year ago. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a letter released Wednesday, is...
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Lawyer for Libyan militant says evidence lacking

By Eric Tucker Associated Press
July 2, 2014
Washington • A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless directed Ahmed Abu Khattala to remain in custody as the Justice De...
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Police: 2 critical in Philly food truck explosion

By Josh Cornfield Associated Press
July 2, 2014
Philadelphia • A propane tank on a food truck in Philadelphia exploded into a fireball, critically injuring a mother and daughter and sending at least nine others to the hospital, police said. The truck exploded Tuesday evening outside an auto body s...
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Orem picks new police chief

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Orem has hired a new police chief. Longtime Orem police officer Gary Giles on Tuesday was named the new chief of the department. He served as an officer in Orem for about two decades until 2012, when he became police chief in Portland, Texas. Gil...
20140701
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'We will not rest until we reach the last of them'

By Josef Federman The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel's prime minister threatened Tuesday to take even tougher action against Hamas following an intense wave of airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, as the country buried three Israeli teens it says were kidnapped and killed by the Islami...
20140701
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Pro-Russian rebels seize Interior HQ in Ukraine

By Balint Szlanko The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • The Interior Ministry headquarters in eastern Ukraine's largest city fell to pro-Russia separatists Tuesday after a five-hour gunbattle that erupted hours after the Ukrainian president ended a cease-fire. The shaky cease-fire...
20140701
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House alters reporting of lawmakers' free trips

By Alan Fram The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Washington • The House is no longer requiring lawmakers to report some free trips they take on the annual forms they file about their personal finances, drawing fire from advocates of more transparency in government. Legislators will still have to r...
20140701
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Crews continued progress against Arizona wildfire

The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Vernon, Ariz. • Crews battling a wildfire in eastern Arizona's White Mountains continued making headway with successful burnout operations to rob the nearly 9-square-mile blaze of brittle brush that could feed the flames in the moisture-sapped s...
20140701
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NHL: Niskanen to Caps biggest move on busy day in free agency

By Larry Lage The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
The Washington Capitals made a couple of bold moves, bolstering the blue line behind superstar Alex Ovechkin and giving defensive-minded coach Barry Trotz the pieces he sought to build a winner. Washington signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a seven-...
20140701
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Platinum jumps as fighting resumes in Ukraine

By The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Platinum and palladium prices surged Tuesday after Ukraine's president abandoned a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists. Platinum for October delivery jumped $32.10, or 2.2 percent, to settle at $1,515.00 an ounce. That's the highest pri...
20140701
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Red Cross offers July 4th safety steps for travel, grilling and fireworks

The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. "Everyone looks forward to h...
20140701
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Black Crook Creek fire contained; crews watch for more blazes

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Firefighters have completely contained a 438-acre, lightning-caused blaze in Tooele County's Sheeprock Mountains. Now, they warily watch the horizons for signs of fresh smoke. The Black Crook Creek Fire blackened tinder-dry swaths of grass, sage...
20140701
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Photos: Gavin DeGraw, Matt Nathanson offer concert of contrasts

By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Singer-songwriters Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson couldn't have been more different during Sunday night's show at Red Butte Gardens. DeGraw moved from song to song with few words in between; and when he did speak it was just a sentence or ...
20140701
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Transients may have sparked 2-alarm fire in west Salt Lake City

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Firefighters rushed to the scene a two-alarm blaze Tuesday morning at an abandoned house in west Salt Lake City, quickly extinguishing the flames. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay confirmed that investigators, after looking into ne...
20140701
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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz takes a tour of the liberal side

By Thomas Burr The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Baltimore • Rep. Elijiah Cummings gets a laugh when he points out that Utah has a problem with wild horses. That's not something fathomable for the folks in inner-city Baltimore where the more pressing concerns are crime, unemployment and pover...
20140701
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Wildfire risk forces closure of southwestern Utah's Oak Grove Campground

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
Tinder-dry conditions and rising heat forced closure Tuesday of southwestern Utah's popular Oak Grove Campground. Ken Henson, a fire management officer for the Pine Valley Ranger District of Dixie National Forest, said the closure would be in ef...
20140701
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New owner for former Vegas Hilton where Elvis sang

By Michelle Rindels The Associated Press
July 1, 2014
Las Vegas • The storied former Las Vegas Hilton, famous for staging Liberace and more than 800 sold-out Elvis Presley concerts in the 1960s and 1970s, has a new name and owner. Florida-based timeshare company Westgate Resorts announced it purchased t...
20140701
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Kirby: Use caution and wiener dogs to fight fire dangers

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
July 1, 2014
The semi-annual attempt to burn down Utah begins … well, right now. Independence Day isn't until Friday, but fireworks are already being sold and set off. Because of the fire danger, Sonny and I have already begun altering our cannon shoots. We...
20140701
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Backyard BBQ sparks Utah house fire

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 1, 2014
A backyard barbecue in Tooele County sparked a house fire Sunday night that has left a family of four homeless. Dispatch was alerted to the structure fire at 6270 Burmester Road in a rural area at about 6:30 p.m. Firefighters arrived on the scene to ...
20140701
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Crew, FC Dallas salute fallen fan

The Associated Press
June 30, 2014
Columbus, Ohio • The Columbus Crew and FC Dallas paused before their scoreless draw Sunday to support the recovery of a firefighter who was struck by lightning in the southwest parking lot of Crew Stadium. The Major League Soccer teams were scheduled...
20140630
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Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire

By David Mchugh And Balint Szlanko Associated Press
June 30, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is halting a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists and says Ukrainian forces will go on the offensive against the rebels. A statement from Poroshenko on his web...
20140630
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Toshiba, GDF Suez push ahead on nuclear plant

By Stanley Reed New York Times News Service
June 30, 2014
London — Toshiba, the Japanese industrial giant, and the French utility GDF Suez have announced plans for moving ahead with a new British nuclear power station, adding momentum to the country's atomic energy program. The facility, called Moorsi...
20140630
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Semi rollover crash claims at least 1 life on U.S. 40

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 30, 2014
At least one person died in a multi-vehicle collision that ended with the fiery rollover of a semi-trailer rig on U.S. 40 late Monday morning near Roosevelt. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said details from the 11:07 a.m. crash, which involved ...
20140630
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Five faith takeaways from the Hobby Lobby case

By Lauren Markoe And Cathy Lynn Grossman Religion News Service
June 30, 2014
Washington • Five things to know about one of the most anticipated Supreme Court decisions of the year: 1. Corporations can't pray, but they do have religious rights. Hobby Lobby isn't a person. It's a chain of crafts stores owned by a...
20140630
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For smokers, can e-cigarettes save money?

By Michael Felberbaum The Associated Press
June 30, 2014
Richmond, Va. • It's difficult to say yet if electronic cigarettes are less harmful than regular fire-and-tobacco smokes, but they can save smokers hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year. Some in the growing industry are touting the batter...
20140630
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United plane's evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

By Don Babwin Associated Press
June 30, 2014
Chicago • An evacuation slide inflated inside a United Airlines plane as it flew from Chicago to Southern California, filling part of the cabin and prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing in Kansas. Passenger Mike Schroeder said he was sitti...
20140630
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Transgender officer fired in Connecticut

By Dave Collins Associated Press
June 30, 2014
Hartford, Conn. • A Connecticut city has fired a transgender police officer after its own investigation rejected her discrimination claims. Francesca Quaranta (fran-CHESS'-kuh kah-RAHN'-tuh) told The Associated Press on Monday that she beli...
20140630
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Utahn drowns while snorkling in Hawaii

Tribune And Wire Reports
June 30, 2014
A Murray fire captain died after he experienced problems while snorkeling Sunday while celebrating his wedding anniversary in Hawaii. Capt. Andy Walkingshaw was snorkling at Shark's Cove near Oahu's north shore when he experienced trouble a...
20140630
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Crews quickly douse 5-alarm Brigham City blaze

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 30, 2014
Numerous Box Elder County fire departments rushed to the scene of a five-alarm blaze in Brigham City late Sunday night. Brigham City spokesman Rick Bosworth said the 9 p.m. Sunday blaze heavily damaged an old, abandoned woolen mill and an adjacent ti...
20140630
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Crews corral Tooele County fire, brace for long, hot, dangerous week

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 30, 2014
It could be a long, hot and busy week for Utah's firefighters. Even as crews braced for the usual challenges of the coming Independence Day weekend's fireworks, extremely dry conditions, winds and hot temperatures prompted what was feared ...
20140630
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Laura Bush: Citizens should hold government accountable

By Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune
June 29, 2014
Provo • Laura Bush got used to seeing her family caricatured and criticized during the eight years she spent in the White House with her husband. While addressing a reverent audience at Brigham Young University on Sunday, she didn't mention anyt...
20140629
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South Korea says North firing more short-range missiles

By Jung-yoon Choi The Associated Press
June 29, 2014
Seoul, South Korea • North Korea fired two short-range Scud missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, in an apparent test just days after the country tested what it called new precision-guided missiles. A South Korean mi...
20140629
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Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

By Stacey Plaisance Associated Press
June 29, 2014
New Orleans • Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said. Images captured...
20140629
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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

By Connie Cass Associated Press
June 29, 2014
Washington • Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. And the tea party is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly ...
20140629
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Obama picks ex-P&G boss to lead Veterans Affairs

By Julie Pace The Associated Press
June 29, 2014
Washington • President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with a...
20140629
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Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

By Elliot Spagat Associated Press
June 29, 2014
San Diego • The downcast faces on computer screens are 1,500 miles away at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas: a 20-year old Honduran woman arrested rafting across the Rio Grande and a 23-year-old man caught under similar circumstances. Four a...
20140629
10

Real Salt Lake: Early red card dooms RSL in 1-0 loss at Chivas USA

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
June 29, 2014
Carson, Calif. • The second half of Real Salt Lake's 2014 campaign had a sharp edge to it. Luke Mulholland's cleats connected with the knee of Martin Rivero in the ninth minute, resulting in a red card and ensuring the struggling stretch th...
20140629
10

MLS: Off-duty firefighter goes into cardiac arrest after lightning strike at Crew game

The Associated Press
June 29, 2014
Columbus, Ohio • An off-duty firefighter went into cardiac arrest after a lightning strike in the Columbus Crew's stadium parking lot Saturday night, sending him to the hospital in critical condition and leading the Major League Soccer team to p...
20140629
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Wildfire burning in Tooele County mountains

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 29, 2014
A wildfire was burning Sunday in the Sheep Rock Mountains in Tooele County. The blaze, dubbed the Black Crook Creek fire, was first reported Saturday afternoon about 12 miles southwest of Vernon. It seems lighting from the storm that passed through e...
20140629
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Mud, sweat and tears at grueling Spartan obstacle race

By Tierra Smith The Salt Lake Tribune
June 29, 2014
Midway • Flinging off mud and sweat, John Yatsko climbed the wooden wall and pushed across the finish line of the 12-mile obstacle race. At 1 hour 41 minutes and 24 seconds, he finished with the best time in Saturday's Reebok Spartan Race. Yat...
20140629
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Eric Walden: World Cup is great, but NBA Draft has upside potential

By Eric Walden The Salt Lake Tribune
June 29, 2014
I don't claim to be a huge soccer fan — the bulk of my Barclay's Premier League viewership typically occurs when I've got insomnia — but I'll concede I've once again got full-blown World Cup fever. I still remember Roberto...
20140629
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Friedman: In the Middle East, it's arsonists vs firefighters

By Thomas L. Friedman C.2014 New York Times News Service
June 28, 2014
What's the real fight in the Middle East today? Is it just sectarian (Sunnis versus Shiites) and national (Israelis versus Palestinians and Arabs versus Persians)? Or is it something deeper? I was discussing this core question with Nader Mousavi...
20140628
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Kirby: As a former cop who killed some dogs, I'll weigh in on Geist case

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
June 28, 2014
I killed somebody's dog once. Actually, I killed several somebodies' dogs. Of the three I killed up close and personal, I acted in what I believed was self-defense in my official capacity as a police officer. I didn't always get off e...
20140628
18

Pro-Russian rebels free team of European observers

By Vladimir Isachenkov The Associated Press
June 28, 2014
Moscow • Pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday released a second team of observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who had been held captive since the end of May, the organization said. OSCE spokesman Michael Bociurkiw sai...
20140628
27

Iraq launches push for militant-held city

By Ryan Lucas And Qassim Abdul-zahra The Associated Press
June 28, 2014
Baghdad • The Iraqi government launched its biggest push yet to wrest back ground lost to Sunni militants as soldiers backed by tanks and helicopter gunships began an offensive Saturday to retake the northern city of Tikrit. There were conflicting re...
20140628
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Deaths of 19 firefighters prompt few changes

By Bob Christie Associated Press
June 28, 2014
Phoenix • It was the worst loss of life for U.S. wildland firefighters in eight decades, a tragedy that killed 19 members of a Hotshot crew during an out-of-control inferno in a brush-choked canyon. The fire prompted a strong sense of unity among eve...
20140628
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Federal judge holds court at Utah's Rainbow Gathering

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 27, 2014
As befits an event that's been held annually for more than four decades, the Rainbow Family Gathering is steeped in tradition: the chanting of "Om" before a meal, the prayer for world peace on the morning of the Fourth of July and, of course, th...
20140627
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Salt Lake City officer who shot dog is Trolley Square 'hero'

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 27, 2014
Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank police confirmed Friday that the officer who shot and killed a dog last week while searching for a missing child was Brett Olsen. Olsen was one of the "heroes" who helped take down a lone gunman who killed ...
20140627
13

Letter: Go after Rush and other climate deniers

June 27, 2014
We have freedom of speech, but Oliver Wendell Holmes said, "You can't shout fire in a crowded theater if there is no fire." How about the inverse? You tell everyone to stay seated when there is a fire. Something like this happened recently in K...
20140627
73

This weekend on TV: Lifetime obsesses over

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
June 27, 2014
It's not quite all-Warren Jeffs, all the time Saturday on Lifetime. It just seems that way.First up, it's the premiere of the TV movie Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (6 p.m., Lifetime). Which is pretty ridiculous from the get-go, what with th...
20140627
16

Ukrainian government, rebels to continue talks; Kerry steps up pressure on Russia

By Michael Birnbaum And Anne Gearan The Washington Post
June 26, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine - The warring sides in Ukraine's conflict announced Thursday that they would continue talks Friday, when a shaky cease-fire is set to expire, while Secretary of State John Kerry pushed Russia to call within "hours" for rebels in Uk...
20140626
31

Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia; truce nears end

By Balint Szlanko The Associated Press
June 26, 2014
Izvaryne, Ukraine • As a shaky cease-fire in the east entered its final hours Thursday, thousands of Ukrainians in cars stuffed with belongings lined up at the border to cross into Russia, some vowing never to return. Many said they were most fright...
20140626
40

Criminal investigation launched after dog dies in the heat

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
Animal control officers have launched an animal cruelty investigation into a man who was caring for a Salt Lake City dog that died after being left on a hot balcony Wednesday without water. Bergen, a German shepherd, died after a neighbor saw him la...
20140626
19

Unattended candle sparks fire in Clearfield duplex

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
An unattended candle ignited a fire in a Clearfield duplex Thursday morning that left four adults and a toddler temporarily displaced from their homes. The candle was left burning by the occupant of one of the units in a duplex at 164 N. 300 East, sa...
20140626
85

Natural gas sinks after weekly storage report

The Associated Press
June 26, 2014
Natural gas prices were falling to four-week lows after the U.S. government reported a sharp buildup in the country's natural gas storage levels. The price of natural gas fell 15 cents, or 3.4 percent, to $4.40 per thousand cubic feet, the lowes...
20140626
31

Cigarettes sparked Ogden apartment fires

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
The Ogden fire marshal has determined that discarded cigarettes sparked two separate fires at an apartment complex, one of which killed a dog. The first fire broke out Sunday at The Gate at Canyon Ridge, which used to be called Canyon Cove Apartment...
20140626
91

Trucks roll, one catches fire on I-15 in Box Elder County

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
Two separate accidents involving trucks less than 35 miles apart in northern Utah snarled traffic on Interstate 15 late Thursday morning into early afternoon, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said that no injuries were reported i...
20140626
62

Salt Lake City rescue team finds no one inside car submerged car

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
Police found a stolen vehicle abandoned in the Jordan River. The Salt Lake City Fire Department's water rescue team also responded Thursday afternoon to the submerged vehicle near 2200 W. 3500 North, in case anyone had been inside. No one was, f...
20140626
69

Early morning brush fire doused at Kennecott

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2014
An early Thursday morning fire burned about 20 acres of brush and grass on Kennecott Utah Copper property in Magna. Kennecott spokesman Kyle Bennett said the plant noted a "power bump" about 12:15 a.m. Thursday, about the same time an employee report...
20140626
80

Video shows Bees fireworks from where they fire off

Meanwhile, on the internet by Tribune Reporters
June 26, 2014
Ever wondered what it would be like to watch fireworks from where the professionals are launching them? Wonder no more. Dusty Baird, one of the spotters for Lantis Fireworks and Lasers, which put on the show after Saturday's Salt Lake Bees game,...
20140626
30

Review: Sam Smith an emotional powerhouse on debut

By Mesfin Fekadu The Associated Press
June 26, 2014
"Why am I so emotional?" newcomer Sam Smith sings on his Top 10 hit, "Stay With Me." "No, it's not a good look, need some self-control." It may not be a good look, but as far as the sound? Amazing. The 22-year-old English singer's soulful p...
20140626
22

Ukrainian man in 2012 SLC flight ruckus gets probation

By Annie Knox The Associated Press
June 25, 2014
A Ukrainian truck driver accused of screaming in Russian that a plane wing had caught fire before tussling with passengers aboard a 2012 flight is set to serve two years' probation and pay thousands of dollars in damages under a federal judge&ap...
20140625
22

Kamrani: Following another World Cup exit for Iran

World Cup Blog by Chris Kamrani
June 25, 2014
There are sunsets, skies painted pink and red and orange and yellow, and there are sunsets in Tehran. The sun looked further away than ever atop my grandfather's house in the heart of what I still remember as a gargantuan, sleepless city. My cou...
20140625
11

Time Inc. unveils a digital sports network

By Emily Steel New York Times News Service
June 25, 2014
It is a sports network catering to the shortened attention spans of the mobile and social media generation: 240 clips, each two minutes long, across eight hours of daily programming. These rapid-fire clips, along with rotating social media updates, p...
20140625
19

PBS' 'American Experience': 'Freedom Summer' recounts rampant racism

By Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune
June 25, 2014
Perhaps the most astonishing thing about the events chronicled in "Freedom Summer" is that they are not ancient history. Yes, it was 50 years ago that 700 student volunteers joined local organizers in Mississippi to register African-American voters. ...
20140625
27

Review: KISS, Def Leppard rock 'n' roll Usana crowd

By Brennan Smith The Salt Lake Tribune
June 25, 2014
West Valley City • A warm summer night saw music legends KISS and Def Leppard rock an estimated 20,000 people at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City. KISS lived up to its billing as one of the best live acts in rock 'n' roll, lighting u...
20140625
15

Gulf airline Etihad poised to buy stake in Alitalia

By Adam Schreck The Associated Press
June 25, 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates • Fast-growing Gulf airline Etihad Airways said Wednesday it had reached a deal in principle to buy a 49 percent stake in struggling Italian carrier Alitalia, expanding its collection of foreign investments to one of Europ...
20140625
18

Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed

By Julie Pace, Matthew Lee And Bradley Klapper Associated Press
June 25, 2014
Washington • Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Obama administration officials. The United Sta...
20140625
27

Ogden apartment fire put out; everyone evacuated safely

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 25, 2014
An Ogden apartment complex was evacuated after a fire broke out early Wednesday, and the blaze has been extinguished, firefighters said. The fire was the second in the last four days at The Gate at Canyon Ridge, which used to be called Canyon Cove Ap...
20140625
88

House, Senate begins compromise talks on vets bill

By David Espo Ap Special Correspondent
June 24, 2014
Washington • House and Senate negotiators opened compromise talks Tuesday on legislation to expand health care for veterans, hoping for a quick response to a scandal that has uncovered long wait times, false record-keeping and accusations of criminal...
20140624
16

Red Cross seeks donations for Utah families displaced by house fires

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 24, 2014
In an effort to raise $100,000 by the end of July to help families displaced by house fires, the American Red Cross in Utah has turned to the fundraising site Crowdrise for donations. The effort comes after a week that saw a surge of house fires acr...
20140624
18

Tech review: Colors come to life in new Samsung tablet

By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press
June 24, 2014
Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablet looks different. As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colors are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in "Ghostbusters" look alive, as does a pur...
20140624
12

Dixie State: Women's basketball program mired in controversy

By Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune
June 24, 2014
One player says she was berated and bullied because she is African-American, another claims she was interrogated by her coach about her sexuality and another says she was disciplined and eventually dismissed from the team for petty things, such as we...
20140624
8

Eight people lose homes as fire damages Ogden four-plex

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 24, 2014
Eight people were left homeless in the wake of a fire that heavily damaged two units of a four-plex apartment complex in Ogden late Monday night. Deputy Fire Chief Eric Bauman said crews rushed to the 10:23 p.m. blaze at 1050 Healy Street to find hea...
20140624
79

Kirby: Don't fire until you see the whites in the clothes dryer

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
June 24, 2014
Tavaputs Ranch • While our families celebrated Father's Day without us, Sonny and I took to the mountains for the semi-annual Major Appliance Hunt. I'm pleased to report that we bagged a really nice Kenmore. It wasn't easy. Applianc...
20140624
26

Investigator: VA unnecessarily puts veterans' health at risk

By Kevin Freking The Associated Press
June 23, 2014
Washington • A top federal investigator has identified "a troubling pattern of deficient patient care" at Veterans Affairs facilities around the country that she says was pointed out by whistleblowers but downplayed by the department. The problems w...
20140623
12

The new debate: What (Mormon) women want

By Peggy Fletcher Stack The Salt Lake Tribune
June 23, 2014
At one end, you have Mormon women calling for female admission into the all-male priesthood. At the other, you have LDS women reticent of any changes to their place in the faith. But what about the masses — perhaps millions — in the middle? These ...
20140623
6

Is UTA bullying small-business neighbor?

By Lee Davidson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 23, 2014
State law specifically says the Utah Transit Authority "may not acquire property by eminent domain." That makes Kerry Hamblin laugh sarcastically and shake his head. That's because another part of state law allows other governments to condemn an...
20140623
11

Utah is where Army learns to fly drones better

By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
June 23, 2014
Dugway Proving Ground • Earlier this year, Apache helicopters flying in Afghanistan received new companions in the sky. Two types of drones — the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and the RQ-7 Shadow — began flying in tandem with the Apaches. The drones' came...
20140623
12

Woman burned in houseboat fire on Lake Powell

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 23, 2014
The National Park Service on Monday was investigating the cause of a weekend houseboat fire that sent a boat management company employee to the hospital. Las Vegas resident Nicole Rhodes, 29, suffered second-degree burns in the 1 p.m. Saturday fire,...
20140623
86

Honda, Mazda, Nissan issue recalls over airbags

By Yuri Kageyama The Associated Press
June 23, 2014
Tokyo • Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly explode. No accidents have been reported related to Monday's recalls. Honda Motor Co. rec...
20140623
21

Oregon to use radio-controlled helicopter on fires

By Jeff Barnard The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
Grants Pass, Ore. • When a fire filled the Cascade Range's rugged canyons in southwestern Oregon with smoke in 2011, firefighters started thinking an unmanned aircraft might help them get a look beneath the cover that a conventional scout plane ...
20140622
47

After teen is killed, Israel strikes nine targets inside Syria

By Josef Federman The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
Jerusalem • Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria early Monday, the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager the previous day. In all, Israel said it struck nine military targets...
20140622
15

Crews fighting Navajo blaze search for hot spots

By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
Albuquerque, N.M. • Hundreds of firefighters spent Sunday scouring steep and rugged terrain just east of the Arizona-New Mexico border for any hot spots left from a wildfire that has scorched more than 22 square miles of the Navajo Nation. Some pock...
20140622
58

NFL: Retirement not on Peyton Manning's radar

By Arnie Stapleton The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
Englewood, Colo. • Peyton Manning flew to New York this spring to pay his respects to Derek Jeter and David Letterman, two much-admired superstars in the middle of their long goodbyes. "I'm sad to see some of these guys retiring," the Broncos qu...
20140622
17

Fire burns through Ogden apartments

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 22, 2014
Fire extensively damaged the third floor of an Ogden apartment building. The fire was reported Sunday afternoon at the Canyon Cove Apartments (1429 Valley Drive), where firefighters evacuated 20 units. By the time the flames were out, the blaze had ...
20140622
93

Oil drilling threatens solitude of national park

By Josh Wood The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N.D. • After the last hints of sunset dip behind the hills, the North Dakota horizon comes alive with flickering orange flames of a different kind — natural gas flares. These tiny tongues of fire burn bright against...
20140622
12

One hurt in Lake Powell houseboat fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 22, 2014
One person was hurt when a houseboat caught fire on Lake Powell. The fire, reported about 1 p.m. Saturday, started in the engine compartment of a private houseboat in the Wahweap Marina, said Cynthia Sequanna, a Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ...
20140622
79

Family is OK after plane's emergency landing in S. Utah

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 22, 2014
A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after his plane ran out of fuel Sunday morning over Southern Utah. The pilot and his two passengers, all of whom were family, were flying from St. George to Hurricane in a Zenith Zodiac when the plane ...
20140622
30

Utah Hindu wedding full of color and symbolism

By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 22, 2014
The groom rode into Saturday's wedding ceremony atop a white horse, and about three hours later — after much singing, dancing, symbolism and ceremony — he and his new wife floated into the Salt Lake City sky in a hot air balloon. It was the co...
20140622
14

Judge: Flawed science invalidates father's murder-by-arson conviction

The Associated Press
June 22, 2014
The arsonist who killed Ji Yun Lee was especially cruel and calculating, dousing her small cabin in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains with more than 60 gallons of gasoline and heating fuel and setting at least eight fires, ending at the front door...
20140622
41

Putin backs Ukrainian peace plan but puts troops on combat alert

By David Mchugh The Associated Press
June 21, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed support Saturday for Ukraine's unilateral cease-fire in its battle against pro-Russian separatists and appealed to both sides to halt all military operations. But he warned that Ukraini...
20140621
37

Sunni fighters expand offensive in western Iraq

By Hamza Hendawi And Sameer N. Yacoub The Associated Press
June 21, 2014
Baghdad • Sunni insurgents led by an al-Qaida breakaway group expanded their offensive in a volatile western province on Saturday, capturing three strategic towns and the first border crossing with Syria to fall on the Iraqi side. It's the late...
20140621
9

Cokeville survivors relive school bombing for film

By Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune
June 21, 2014
Before the bomb exploded, blocking out the sun and sending panicked children running, Lori Nate Conger prayed. She and other fifth-graders held hands, asking God to save them from the deranged man and woman who held them hostage at school. "I remembe...
20140621
11

Wildfire in Cedar Hills area sparked by target shooter; fire contained

By Kimball Bennion The Salt Lake Tribune
June 21, 2014
Editor's note: This 2013 story was inadvertently published online again on Saturday June 21, 2014. A small wildfire burning Friday evening near Cedar Hills was sparked by a target shooter, according to Lone Peak Fire Chief Brad Freeman. Freeman...
20140621
72

V.A.: 80 percent of senior executives got bonuses

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 20, 2014
Washington • Nearly 80 percent of senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs got performance bonuses last year despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at V.A. hospitals and clinics, a top official said Friday. More th...
20140620
13

War zones: When drones fall from the sky

By Craig Whitlock The Washington Post
June 20, 2014
More than 400 large U.S. military drones have crashed in major accidents around the world since 2001, a record of calamity that exposes the potential dangers of throwing open American skies to drone traffic, according to a year-long Washington Post i...
20140620
6

This weekend on TV: Comedy contest on TBS; weird singing contest on ABC

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
June 20, 2014
The comedy competition Funniest Wins premieres tonight (Friday, 8 p.m., TBS), and one of the contestants has a local tie.Californian Key Lewis was the winner of the 2013 Rocky Mountain Laugh Off at Wise Guys in West Valley City; he's one of 10 c...
20140620
15

Lawyer: Revel 'a melting ice cube' that needs help

By Wayne Parry The Associated Press
June 20, 2014
Camden, N.J. • Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel is "a melting ice cube" that needs immediate help to stay open until a buyer can be found, its lawyer told a bankruptcy court judge Friday. The $2.4 billion casino is back in bankruptcy court for...
20140620
19

Editorial: U.S. must do a better job of inspecting oil wells

June 20, 2014
It makes no difference whether petroleum is destined to fire our industry, power our cars and heat our homes for the next 500 years, or become the next generation's what-were-they-thinking relic. Oil wells are still dirty and need to be aggressi...
20140620
20

Boy Scouts rescued in Utah weren't lost, just stuck

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 20, 2014
A sick Boy Scout and his scout leader were rescued Thursday morning after getting stuck in thick mud and snow as they drove down from the Whitney Reservoir area in the High Uintas, said Summit County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Bridge. The scouts had not...
20140620
25

Afghan president supports calls for UN mediation

By Amir Shah The Associated Press
June 20, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • A proposal for the U.N. to mediate a crisis over allegations of election fraud gained momentum Friday as President Hamid Karzai backed the idea and the U.N. said it stood ready to help. Abdullah Abdullah, who is running against A...
20140620
15

Kurds emerge as winners in Iraq chaos

By Diaa Hadid And Emad Matti The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
Mula Abdula, Iraq • Among rolling wheat fields with machine-gun fire rattling in the distance, Kurdish fighters patrol the new frontier of their autonomous region of northern Iraq, dozens of miles from their official border. In front of them are Isla...
20140619
10

Russian buildup seen as fighting rages in Ukraine

By Vladimir Isachenkov And John-thor Dahlburg The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
Moscow • Russia is resuming its military buildup along the Ukrainian border in an apparent attempt to intimidate its neighbor, NATO's chief said Thursday as Ukrainian government forces unleashed a major offensive against pro-Moscow insurgents. ...
20140619
15

Sweet and savory treats at new Harry Potter park

By Tamara Lush The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
Orlando, Fla. • Food at the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley park at Universal Orlando Resort is based on traditional British cuisine, with some unusual twists inspired by the Harry Potter books and films. And it's very different...
20140619
17

Navy family loses Ogden home to house fire

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 19, 2014
A Navy man and his son escaped from their Ogden home as it burned to the ground Thursday morning, said Hal Van Meeteren of the Ogden Fire Department. Richard Keitz noticed smoke coming from the basement of his single-story home at 780 28th St. He wok...
20140619
75

Cow Hollow Fire was 'a nasty little bugger'

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 19, 2014
The stubborn Cow Hollow Wildfire twice forced officials to revise their target for full containment, but crews managed to fully contain the blaze on Thursday. Fire Information Manager Louis Haynes said the nearly 300-acre blaze, smoldering and flari...
20140619
71

Recipe: Crank the heat for grilled mango, tomatillo salsa for that burger

By Alison Ladman The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
We all know fire works wonders on meat and vegetables. But we often forget that it also can do amazing things for fruit. To prove the point, we decided to come up with a summer grilling recipe that puts the heat to all of the above — meat, vegetabl...
20140619
18

Sean P. Means: Hollywood dances around the World Cup

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
June 19, 2014
The world loves watching Hollywood blockbusters. So what happens when the world is busy watching something else? The blockbusters go bye-bye. With most of the world — and a vocal minority in the United States, including me — tuning in to the socc...
20140619
23

Bezos: Amazon's Fire phone offers 'something different'

By Ryan Nakashima And Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
Seattle • There are two ways to view the smartphone Amazon introduced to the world on Wednesday: It's either the latest in a long line of phones with fancy features many people will never use or a magic wand for shopaholics. The phone's mos...
20140619
34

U.S. stocks edge lower in midday trading

By Alex Veiga The Associated Press
June 19, 2014
Investors remained in a record-setting mood Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at an all-time high for the second time in two days and notched its fifth gain in five days. The Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq composite e...
20140619
13

American Apparel founder ousted amid inquiry

By Michael J. De La Merced New York Times News Service
June 19, 2014
The board of American Apparel, a fashionable clothier with racy advertising, has moved to oust the company's controversial founder. In a statement late Wednesday, the retailer said that its board had voted to fire the founder, Dov Charney, as ch...
20140619
24

Murray condo fire injures mother; 2 kids fine

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 19, 2014
A Murray woman was hospitalized with second-degree burns to her legs after fire broke out in her condominium unit. Murray Deputy Fire Marshal Pat Killian said the blaze started in a bedroom of the unit, located in the Creekside Condominiums complex ...
20140619
87

Rebels reject Ukrainian leader's call for cease-fire

By Andrew Roth And David M. Herszenhorn The New York Times
June 18, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • After Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, told reporters in Kiev on Wednesday that he might soon order a temporary, unilateral cease-fire as part of a broader 14-point peace plan, it took all of several seconds for pro-...
20140618
38

Amazon unveils its new smartphone

By Ryan Nakashima And Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press
June 18, 2014
Seattle • Amazon's new smartphone will serve as your eyes and ears. Snap a photo of a book title, and it'll show you where to buy it. Listen to a song playing in the background, and it'll direct you to that tune on Amazon. It can even ...
20140618
32

Getting in touch with forgotten kitchen skills

By Michele Kayal The Associated Press
June 18, 2014
Processed and convenience foods and shortcut cooking methods have become so entrenched in our culinary culture, it's easy to forget just how much we have forgotten about real cooking. But cooking instructor Darina Allen knows all too well. More...
20140618
11

Iraq fights militants around oil refinery

Loveday Morris And Ben Van Heuvelen The Washington Post
June 18, 2014
Baghdad • Sunni extremists on Wednesday battled security forces for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, which provides Iraq with more than a quarter of its domestically produced fuel and could help fund the militants' rampage across the...
20140618
18

Teach Your Children About Burn Risks

By Jennifer Dobner
June 18, 2014
Utah's sizzling summer months can be hard on Brad Wiggins. A nurse at University of Utah Health Care's Burn Center in Salt Lake City, that's when Wiggins sees the moments that should be fun —the camping trip or Fourth of July celebr...
20140618
15

Crews mopping up stubborn eastern Utah wildfire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 18, 2014
Slowed by poor accessibility and rugged, steep terrain, crews hoped Wednesday to finally put the lid on a still-smoldering wildfire in eastern Utah's Ashley National Forest. About 150 firefighters had the nearly 300-acre Cow Hollow blaze 70 perc...
20140618
64

Crews scurry to douse Cow Hollow blaze, brace for more wildfires

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 18, 2014
Crews worked toward 100 percent containment of the Cow Hollow wildfire by Tuesday night, but warily watched for new smoke along southern Utah's horizons, where a "Red Flag" warning was in place. The lightning-sparked Cow Hollow fire, which start...
20140618
75

Hiking couple OK after long trek out of San Rafael Desert to find help

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 17, 2014
A missing couple are safe and well after the man hiked out of the San Rafael Desert, flagged down a bus, and then helped an Emery County sheriff's deputy locate his girlfriend. Dayne Aristizabal from Spanish Fork and Saryn Stratton from Provo. ...
20140617
22

44 Sunnis killed in jail near Baghdad

By Hamza Hendawi The Associated Press
June 17, 2014
Baghdad • Nearly four dozen Sunni detainees were gunned down at a jail north of Baghdad, a car bomb struck a Shiite neighborhood of the capital and four young Sunnis were found slain, as ominous signs emerged Tuesday that open warfare between the two...
20140617
9

Twin twisters flatten tiny farming town

By Josh Funk The Associated Press
June 17, 2014
Pilger, Neb. • As two giant tornadoes bore down on this tiny farming town in northeast Nebraska, Trey Wisniewski heard the storm sirens, glanced out at the blackening sky and rushed with his wife into their basement. "My wife was holding our animals...
20140617
13

Nibley family escapes early morning fire

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 17, 2014
A Nibley family lost its home to a fire at about 4 a.m. Tuesday, but managed to escape the flames without injury. "It was pretty much a total loss," said Hyrum Fire Chief Kevin Maughan, who estimated the fire cost $135,000 in damages to the $165,000...
20140617
92

Summer reading: Five Utah writers launch books across the fictional range

By Ellen Fagg Weist The Salt Lake Tribune
June 17, 2014
Summer is the perfect time to settle in with a good book — or six. For this list of reading selections, we've collected a short shelf of books recently published with Utah ties. Some of these writers are launching their publishing careers, whil...
20140617
5

News roundup: Sarah Palin threatens to 'renounce' the GOP

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
June 17, 2014
Sarah Palin threatens to 'renounce' the GOP. DABC revising one-time liquor permits. Lawsuit targets Trib-DNews deal. Happy Tuesday. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has threatened to "renounce" the Republican Party after seeing im...
20140617
11

Utah wildfires: One contained, another still out of control

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 17, 2014
Firefighters worked Monday to cut containment lines around the still raging Cow Hollow Fire in Duchesne County. The lightning-sparked fire, which started last Friday, had blackened nearly 300 acres of dense, rugged spruce and fir terrain in Ashley N...
20140617
74

Utah forecast: A matter of fire and ice, snow and heat

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 17, 2014
Fire and ice: an epitaph for the planet — or more immediately, a good way to sum up Utah's weather entering the midweek. "Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice," the poet Robert Frost wrote. Northeastern Utah, ignoring stereotyp...
20140617
63

Snow on the way for a return visit to Utah

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 16, 2014
A storm is expected to bring a dusting of snow to the mountains Tuesday as temperatures drop and clouds cover the state. With rain showers predicted in the valleys, snow is expected to fall at 8,000 feet elevation and higher — with 4 to 6 inches ac...
20140616
21

Obama to sign order extending LGBT job protections

By Julie Pace The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Washington • After years of pressure from gay rights groups, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the Wh...
20140616
13

Israel arrests 150 Palestinians in search for three teens

By Karin Laub And Josef Federman The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel warned Monday it would exact a heavy price from Hamas, as a massive search for three missing Jewish seminary students turned into the widest crackdown on the Islamic militant group in the West Bank in almost a decade. Israel has b...
20140616
10

Russia cuts natural gas supply to Ukraine

By Nataliya Vasilyeva And David Mchugh The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Moscow • Russia halted natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Monday, spurning Ukraine's offer to pay some of its multibillion-dollar gas debt and demanding up-front payments for future supplies. The decision, coming amid deep tensions over easte...
20140616
20

Al-Qaida-tied gunmen slaughter non-Muslims in Kenya

By Tom Odula And Jason Straziuso The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Nairobi, Kenya • The gunmen went door to door in the Kenyan costal town, demanding to know if the men inside were Muslim and if they spoke Somali. If the extremists did not like the answers, they opened fire, witnesses said on Monday. Al-Shabab, a S...
20140616
29

Wildfire rages as Navajo communities evacuate

The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Naschitti, N.M. • A wildfire that has forced the evacuations of Navajo communities in northwestern New Mexico has grown to more than 17 square miles. Fire officials say the Assayii Lake Fire is being fueled by fierce winds. There's zero containm...
20140616
79

Wildfire chases film crew in Utah County

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
June 16, 2014
Firefighters in Alpine contained a blaze in the mountains above the town on Monday afternoon, but not before it chased a crew filming a television show. The fire began at about 1:45 p.m. in a "rugged area" about a mile above any buildings. The fire...
20140616
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Pundits ponder a Public Information Superhighway ...

State of the Debate by George Pyle
June 16, 2014
Above: The best 13 minutes in the history of television. — It would be a shame if UTOPIA went nowhere — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune " ... UTOPIA carries online traffic to a woefully small number of customers. And a debt that now hovers ...
20140616
15

W. Jordan cops: Booze, domestic dispute and arson lead to jail

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 16, 2014
Booze, a domestic dispute and an alleged decision to set a house full of people aflame has landed a 50-year-old woman behind bars. West Jordan Deputy Fire Chief Reed Scharman said the suspect was arrested in connection with a Sunday morning blaze at ...
20140616
62

Veterans health spending doubled in Senate bill

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 16, 2014
Washington • Spending on veterans' health care could double in three years under the Senate's solution to the long waits experienced by thousands seeking medical care at VA hospitals and clinics, according to congressional budget experts. A...
20140616
12

High-speed chase of two stolen cars ends in Davis County crash

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 15, 2014
Davis County Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for whoever led a deputy on a high-speed chase in two stolen cars. At 1:38 a.m. Sunday, the deputy found a Mercury Grand Marquis and Toyota Camry, both reported stolen, when the two cars sped of...
20140615
24

Ashley National Forest fire growing in Duchesne County canyon

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 15, 2014
Firefighters on Sunday worked to contain the Cow Hollow Fire in Duchesne County. The lightning-sparked fire, which started on Friday, grew from about 60 acres on Saturday to 375 acres by Sunday morning. About 5 percent of the fire at that time was c...
20140615
82

Utah wildfire crew gets highest certification

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 15, 2014
Utah has a new elite wildfire-fighting crew, and they're already battling a wildfire. The Alta Handcrew is now certified as a Type 1 or "Hotshot" crew, meaning they have the highest certification to fight wildfires. The team of 20 underwent its...
20140615
71

Utah forecast: Warm, cloudy Father's Day, before a storm arrives

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 15, 2014
It's a warm and partly cloudy Father's Day for Utah, before a storm rolls in later this week. After a cool Saturday, warm temperatures returned Sunday with a projected high of 81 degrees in Salt Lake City. Monday will see the same high temp...
20140615
27

World Cup: Balotelli goal boosts Italy over England

By Chris Lehourites The Associated Press
June 14, 2014
Manaus, Brazil • Pure class and pure power. Skill and strength. Creative vision and clinical finishing. Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli are a study in contrasts on the football pitch. And off it. Together, they provide Italy with two distinct weapon...
20140614
14

Ukraine vows to punish rebels who downed plane

By David Mchugh And Marko Dobrnjakovic The Associated Press
June 14, 2014
Novohannivka, Ukraine • Ukraine's new president declared Sunday a day of mourning and vowed to punish those responsible after pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard. It was a...
20140614
17

Senate bill doubles spending on veterans' health

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 14, 2014
Washington • Spending on veterans' health care could double in three years under the Senate's solution to the long waits experienced by thousands seeking medical care at VA hospitals and clinics, according to congressional budget experts. ...
20140614
12

Firefighters battling blaze in Ashley National Forest

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 14, 2014
The lightning-caused Cow Hollow Fire in Duchesne County had grown to 60 acres by Saturday morning, according to the Forest Service. The fire — about 9 miles south of Fruitland on the Duschesne-Roosevelt Ranger District of the Ashley National Forest ...
20140614
83

Unsealed documents show problems at Denver jail

By Kirk Mitchell The Denver Post
June 14, 2014
Denver • Despite objections from Denver city officials, a federal judge on Thursday unsealed police internal affairs records after determining that a police investigation "smacks of a scam." The documents describe a Denver jail pod out of control wit...
20140614
14

Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration

By Josh Lederman Associated Press
June 14, 2014
Washington • To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the issue to House Republicans instead, despite mounting evidence they won't addre...
20140614
12

Pyle: It would be a shame if UTOPIA went nowhere

By George Pyle The Salt Lake Tribune
June 14, 2014
"Don't be too proud of this technological terror you've constructed." — Darth Vader It's 2014, for crying out loud. We were supposed to have flying cars, personal rocket packs, domestic robots and scheduled service to the moon via ...
20140614
13

Ukraine: 49 dead as rebels down military plane

By David Mchugh And Marko Dobrnjakovic Associated Press
June 14, 2014
Novohannivka, Ukraine • Pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane Saturday, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard in a bloody escalation of the conflict in the country's restive east. It was a bitter setback for the U...
20140614
22

Thousands of Iraqi men answer urgent call to arms

Liz Sly And Abigail Hauslohner The Washington Post
June 14, 2014
Baghdad • Thousands of Shiites from Baghdad and across southern Iraq answered an urgent call to arms Saturday, joining security forces to fight the Islamic militants who have captured large swaths of territory north of the capital and now imperil a c...
20140614
9

Better late than never, RSL's Nick Rimando makes it to World Cup

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
June 13, 2014
It was four years ago that close to 200 friends gathered in Las Vegas. Nick Rimando was part of the large group that figured renting a house outside the world's biggest party town was the perfect spot for the world's biggest party — the Wo...
20140613
8

Several fires burned Friday around Utah

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 13, 2014
Friday saw several fires across the state extinguished, contained or continuing to burn, from small roadside scorches to blazes spanning hundreds of acres. • The Cow Hollow Fire in Duchesne County is burning about 8 to 10 miles south of Fruitland. ...
20140613
82

Letter of the week: We need a new perspective on 'War on terror'

June 13, 2014
On Sept. 20, 2001, President George Bush declared that the world was now engaged in a "war on terror." Up to that portentous day Presidents had declared wars on poverty, cancer and drugs, to name a few. But the war on terror was supposed to be diffe...
20140613
28

Bloomberg View: Oil train safety requires stronger cars, better tracks

Attn: Editorial Page Editors (C) 2014, Bloomberg News
June 13, 2014
U.S. and Canadian railways moved 50 times as much crude oil in 2013 as they did five years earlier. Yet in too many places this monumental undertaking has proved terrifying: Trains have derailed, causing explosions, fires, evacuations and trails of p...
20140613
18

Op-ed: Nothing wrong with 9-1-1 protocols — if they're used properly

By Jeff Clawson
June 13, 2014
I read with interest the story ("Scripted 9-1-1 dispatching is prompting concerns," June 1). As the creator of the Medical, Fire, and Police Priority Dispatch protocol systems, located at the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch's (IAED...
20140613
40

Obama delaying on immigration despite Cantor loss

By Josh Lederman The Associated Press
June 13, 2014
Washington • To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the issue to House Republicans instead, despite mounting evidence they won't addre...
20140613
12

This weekend on TV: 'Game of Thrones' wraps up Season 4, and lots of World Cup soccer

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
June 13, 2014
Another excellent season of Game of Thrones (Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO) comes to an end - a season that has so far seen a whole lot of characters who deserve to die actually perish.In the finale, an unexpected arrival north of the Wall changes circumstan...
20140613
17

Brush fire briefly closes down I-15 off-ramp to Santaquin

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 13, 2014
A brush fire, whipped by gusty winds, erupted along Interstate 15 late Friday morning and threatened to move toward homes in the town of Santaquin before crews extinguished it. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the fire, on the west side of so...
20140613
75

Two-alarm fire at west Salt Lake City commercial site

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 13, 2014
Firefighters acted quickly Friday morning to contain and then extinguish a two-alarm blaze in a west Salt Lake City commercial area. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said the fire was first reported 4:37 a.m. Friday at the Semco Wi...
20140613
84

Crews wrap up current Utah wildfires, hope for weekend relief

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 13, 2014
Firefighters statewide anticipated some relief from a cooler, wetter weekend — but first they had to get through a hot, dry and potentially busy Friday. A "Red Flag" warning was in effect through 10 p.m. Friday for the northwest quarter of Utah, as ...
20140613
70

Rampell: We still need to pay for good teachers

By Catherine Rampell The Washington Post
June 13, 2014
Making it easier to fire bad teachers isn't going to magically cause the educational achievement gap to disappear. You need to be able to attract and retain more good teachers, too. Unfortunately, no one wants to pay for that. This week, a Calif...
20140613
22

Tribune Photo of the Day - June 12, 2014

Today's Best Photo by Tribune Photographers
June 12, 2014
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Firefighters extinguish a brush fire near 12600 S. Highland Drive in Draper, Thursday June 12, 2014. Read more
20140612
53

No charges in Fla. for 49ers QB Kaepernick

By Curt Anderson Ap Legal Affairs Writer
June 12, 2014
Miami • San Francisco 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players will not face charges in an incident involving a woman at a downtown hotel, prosecutors announced Thursday. A memo released by the Miami-Dade County State Attorne...
20140612
18

Northern Utah hay fire could burn for weeks

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 12, 2014
Box Elder County firefighters worked through the night and into Thursday morning to contain an explosive fire at a hay compression and cubing plant, but it could be weeks more before the flames are finally snuffed. Box Elder County Fire Marshal Core...
20140612
67

TV preview: Who's winning HBO's 'Game of Thrones'?

June 12, 2014
Another excellent season of "Game of Thrones" comes to an end on Sunday — a season that has so far seen a whole lot of characters who deserve to die actually perish. In the finale, an unexpected arrival north of the Wall changes circumstances; Dany ...
20140612
27

Brush fire reported near Draper homes

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 12, 2014
Investigators said Thursday they believe a brush fire that threatened several Draper homes was human caused. The Unified Fire Authority is asking anyone with information on the fire to call the UFA Arson Hotline at 877-572-7766. The fire ignited abo...
20140612
100

From barbecue to beer: 12 ways to feed Dad on Father's Day

By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 12, 2014
What does Dad want for Father's Day? A perfectly grilled steak? Or a gourmet hamburger and beer? Whatever it is, Utah culinary schools and restaurants are offering cooking classes and events to help families celebrate on Sunday, June 15. Call n...
20140612
10

Shooter's friends say he was straight-arrow kid, devoted Mormon

By Gosia Wozniacka The Associated Press
June 12, 2014
Troutdale, Ore. • Jared Michael Padgett was a straight-arrow kid who had a fascination with guns, planned a career in the military and was deeply devoted to his Mormon faith, those who knew him say. And they're all wondering why the 15-year-old ...
20140612
14

DL JonRyheem Peoples looking for new home after BYU release

BYU Sports by Jay Drew
June 12, 2014
Defensive lineman JonRyheem Peoples is candid about why he sought and received a release from BYU: head coach Bronco Mendenhall set goals, and he wasn't able to meet them. Peoples hails from Rigby, Idaho, where he was ranked as the No. 4 in-stat...
20140612
23

Amazon streaming music for Prime members

By Ryan Nakashima The Associated Press
June 12, 2014
Los Angeles • Amazon is launching a music streaming service for its Prime members, adding yet another freebie to its popular free-shipping plan ahead of the expected unveiling of its first smartphone next week. Starting Thursday, Amazon.com Inc. will...
20140612
14

Crews contain wildfire in west desert

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 12, 2014
The nearly 1,000-acre Pony Fire — a human-caused blaze burning in tinder-dry cheatgrass and juniper at the foot of Tooele County's Simpson Mountains — was contained Thursday night. Fire Information Officer Chad Douglas said about 125 firefig...
20140612
86

Robinson: Clinton isn't going to beat herself

By Eugene Robinson The Washington Post
June 12, 2014
WASHINGTON • The curse of inevitability isn't likely to ruin Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions, assuming she has them. Not this time. Playing the role of president-in-waiting is the most precarious high-wire act in American poli...
20140612
14

Crews fighting brush fire in Riverdale

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
A brushfire was burning in Riverdale near the Weber River on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was burning near 3750 S. 600 West, in an area with homes, dispatchers confirmed. Crews from Riverdale, Ogden and Roy fire departments were at the scene, dispat...
20140611
84

What should you do if confronted with a gunman?

By Sadie Gurman The Associated Press
June 11, 2014
When a gunman menaced a small Seattle college, a student pepper-sprayed the attacker, ending his rampage. Police say his actions likely saved lives. When an armed couple who had already killed two police officers entered a Las Vegas Wal-Mart, a shopp...
20140611
28

California teacher tenure ruling may fuel debate

By Linda Deutsch And Lisa Leff Associated Press
June 11, 2014
Los Angeles • A first-of-its-kind court ruling that concluded California's union-backed teacher tenure, layoff and dismissal laws infringe on students' rights to an equal public education adds fire to a debate over whether the job protectio...
20140611
19

Child with lighter starts fire at Utah home

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
A young girl playing with a lighter started a fire Wednesday morning that heavily damaged an Orem house. The 3-year-old and two other children who were in the home at 211 E. 740 North escaped the blaze. Orem Fire Marshal Bret Larsen said the girl ...
20140611
79

New, wind-whipped wildfire burning near Dugway Proving Ground

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
A fresh, wind-whipped wildfire erupted near the southern border of Dugway Proving Ground late Wednesday morning, consuming 1,500 acres by evening. "The wind really kicked up out there and it took off," Tooele County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Miller...
20140611
67

Cause of explosive S. Salt Lake fire undetermined

By Bob Mims And Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
Crews from Unified Fire Authority and South Salt Lake snuffed an explosive late Wednesday morning blaze that heavily damaged six units in a storage facility at 3948 S. West Temple. Unified Fire Battalion Chief Brian Anderton said the fire, reported ...
20140611
85

Rescuers save 11 rafters stranded overnight on Utah's Green River

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
Six adults and five children were rescued early Wednesday morning, the day after their raft overturned, forcing them to spend a wet, chilly night on the banks of the swollen Green River. Daggett County sheriff's spokeswoman Susie Potter said se...
20140611
23

SLC budget: Raises and fireworks – yes; tax hike – no

By Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
Employees will get a 3 percent pay raise – the first in six years – but property taxes won't go up. Those were among the high points Tuesday evening as the Salt Lake City Council adopted a $229 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1...
20140611
27

World Cup: Host Brazil favored, but has a nation on its back

By Christopher Kamrani | The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
Thankfully the last four years are behind us. The 2014 World Cup in Brazil promises to be a spectacle, both on the field and throughout one of the world's most soccer-crazed countries. The expectations will soar for the host country, which has o...
20140611
9

Syrian woman withers to 75 pounds, survives 700-day blockade

By Diaa Hadid The Associated Press
June 11, 2014
Homs, Syria • Over the course of the 700-day blockade, her world shrunk to her living room and her kitchen. She survived by eating plants and reading books. She refused to look in the mirror, because seeing her withered state might break her spirit. ...
20140611
10

Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 11, 2014
Washington • The Senate acted Wednesday to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, as the FBI revealed it has opened a criminal investigation into a Veterans Affairs Department reeling from allegations of fal...
20140611
12

Break in Provo arson case: Have you seen this man?

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 11, 2014
Provo police have a person of interest in a series of arson fires, and on Wednesday they released store security camera images of him allegedly buying gasoline. The images were captured at a 7-Eleven store at Geneva and Center streets — just an hour...
20140611
66

Soccer notes: World Cup fans face rough landing in Brazil

The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Sao Paulo • Before they see their teams battle on the fields, soccer fans arriving in Brazil will first have to fight their way past airport scaffolding, terminal flooding and two-hour taxi lines. The World Cup opens Thursday and airports are bracin...
20140610
9

Five U.S. soldiers killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

By Rahim Faiez And Patrick Quinn The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • Five American with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in nearly 14 yea...
20140610
30

Utah woman, 90, inspires others to stay fit through cycling

By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune
June 10, 2014
Lewiston • Some people collect Olympic pins. Others go for stamps. But Alice Telford? She collects people. And many of them, judging from those she encountered at the 26th annual Little Red Riding Hood cycling event Friday night and Saturday, are m...
20140610
12

'Blimps' leave Utah's desert bound for Maryland

By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
June 10, 2014
Dugway Proving Ground • For three years they hung in the sky above Interstate 80 in Utah's west desert, but on Tuesday the Army began packing them up for Maryland where they will guard against missile attacks. The Army on Tuesday held a ceremo...
20140610
17

Wildfire sparks amazing wedding photo in Oregon

The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Bend, Ore. • A wildfire that disrupted an Oregon couple's wedding also gave them the photograph of a lifetime. A fire truck rolled up at Rock Spring Ranch near Bend with sirens blaring Saturday and the wedding party was told to evacuate, The Ore...
20140610
61

Police: Teen gunman in fatal Oregon shooting likely killed himself

By Nigel Duara And Jonathan Cooper The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Troutdale, Ore. • A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a student Tuesday and injured a teacher at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon then likely killed himself, authorities said. Troutdale police said they spotted the ...
20140610
16

Car fire incident cleared on NB I-15 near Bountiful

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 10, 2014
A vehicle fire temporarily slowed traffic on northbound Interstate 15 just south of Bountiful on Tuesday. The right two lanes of the freeway had been closed, but the incident was cleared at 12:15 p.m. according to the Utah Department of Transportatio...
20140610
78

House nears approval of bill improving vets' care

By Alan Fram The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Washington • United and in a hurry, the House pushed toward passage Tuesday of legislation to allow patients enduring long waits for care at Veterans Affairs facilities to get VA-paid treatment from local doctors. It's Congress' latest resp...
20140610
12

World Cup fans face rough landing in Brazil

By Adriana Gomez Licon And Jenny Barchfield The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Sao Paulo • Before they see their teams battle on the fields, soccer fans arriving in Brazil will first have to fight their way past airport scaffolding, terminal flooding and two-hour taxi lines. The World Cup opens Thursday and airports are bracing...
20140610
12

Utah ghost tree offers centuries-old 'climate archive'

By Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune
June 10, 2014
While on a walk with his wife near Utah's Indian Creek last fall, Barry Baker discovered a 13-foot juniper hovering like a ghost, embedded in a towering cutbank several feet above a creek bed. The limbless trunk, which radiocarbon dating indica...
20140610
25

Insurgents attack Pakistani airport again amid military raids

By Salman Masood New York Times News Service
June 10, 2014
Islamabad • Insurgents attacked an airport training facility in Karachi on Tuesday, two days after the Taliban carried out a daring raid on Karachi's international airport. The latest attack came as the Pakistani military carried out airstrikes ...
20140610
15

Judge strikes down California teacher tenure

By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press
June 10, 2014
Los Angeles • A judge struck down tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers as unconstitutional Tuesday, saying such laws harm students — especially poor and minority ones — by saddling them with bad teachers. In...
20140610
22

Arson? Provo firefighters douse second blaze in vacant house

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 10, 2014
For the second time in less than two months, Provo firefighters responded to a suspicious blaze in a vacant downtown home. This time, the call came in about 5:30 a.m., just before dawn on Tuesday. The same structure, located near 1600 West and Center...
20140610
82

News roundup: Hillary's mixed review as secretary of state

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
June 10, 2014
Hillary's mixed review as secretary of state. Attorney for SLC police officer says city lied. Utah plans to appeal 10th Circuit if stay isn't continued. Happy Tuesday. Hillary Clinton's book "Hard Choices" is out today and...
20140610
12

Wildfire on Dugway Proving Ground tops 5,000 acres

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 9, 2014
A wildfire on western Utah's Dugway Proving Ground was fully contained Monday afternoon. Fire Information Officer Jason Curry said the 5,000-acre Rough Haul Fire began Saturday afternoon. It is believed to be human-caused, but specifics were un...
20140609
66

After talks begin, new fighting in east Ukraine

By Marko Drobnjakovic And Laura Mills The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
SLovyansk, Ukraine • Government forces traded fire Monday with pro-Russian separatists who control an eastern Ukraine city, after the country's new president announced daily negotiations were underway toward ending the conflict. Loud booms and ...
20140609
26

Pakistani Taliban vows more violence after attack

By Rebecca Santana And Adil Jawad The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Karachi, Pakistan • The Pakistani Taliban threatened more violence Monday after a five-hour assault on the nation's busiest airport killed 29 people — including all 10 attackers — raising a new challenge for a U.S. ally trying to end years of ...
20140609
30

Over 57,000 awaiting initial VA visits; Utah wait averages 73 days

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Washington • The Salt Lake City veteran's hospital is No. 9 in the nation for longest average wait time for new patient primary care, according to audit results released Monday. The average wait time was 73 days at the George E. Wahlen Departme...
20140609
12

Illinois partially overhauls Chicago pension fund

By Sophia Tareen The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Chicago • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Monday to help Chicago reduce a multibillion-dollar pension shortfall for two of its pension systems, but advised Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council not to raise property taxes for nee...
20140609
14

Obama talks wildfires with Herbert, other Western guvs

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 9, 2014
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was one of eight Western governors who participated Monday in a video-teleconference with President Barack Obama to discuss the wildfire season and associated preparedness efforts. The conversation was a continuation of the d...
20140609
22

2 officers, bystander killed in Las Vegas ambush

By Michelle Rindels And Martin Griffith The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Las Vegas • Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicid...
20140609
13

Burning Man spreads from Nevada to Israel desert

By Oded Balilty The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Negev Desert, Israel • For the Bedouin Arab shepherds tending their flocks in Israel's Negev desert last week, it was almost as if aliens had landed from outer space. Some 3,000 people set up a colorful encampment in the dusty moonscape, swingin...
20140609
21

Pakistan Taliban claim deadly airport attack

By Adil Jawad The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Karachi, Pakistan • The Pakistani Taliban on Monday threatened more attacks after claiming responsibility for a brazen five-hour assault on the country's busiest airport in which gunmen disguised as police guards stormed the international airpor...
20140609
27

8 twisters hit Colorado: Minor injury, damage

By Sadie Gurman The Associated Press
June 9, 2014
Aurora, Colo. • Several tornadoes touched down as a line of severe thunderstorms swept through Colorado on Sunday, with one of the twisters hitting near a junior golf tournament and injuring a caddy. Six of the tornadoes struck in northeast Colorado,...
20140609
30

News roundup: Judge: Most traditional marriage was polygamy

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
June 9, 2014
Federal judge: Most traditional marriage has been polygamy. Records: Swallow aide tried to cover up deals with Johnson. Huntsman Sr. interested in buying The Tribune. Happy Monday. A federal judge struck down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, say...
20140609
7

13 killed in attack on Pakistani airport

By Adil Jawad And Rebecca Santana The Associated Press
June 8, 2014
Karachi, Pakistan • Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday night with machine guns and a rocket launcher, killing at least 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, officials said. A separ...
20140608
21

Aerial help arrives to contain Dugway Rough Haul wildfire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 8, 2014
Firefighters, with help from the air, are continuing to battle a wildfire on Dugway Proving Ground. As of Sunday morning, firefighters contained 30 percent of the blaze, dubbed the Rough Haul Fire, which has been burning northeast of the U.S. Army m...
20140608
80

FBI says it found child porn on Josh Powell's computer

By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
June 8, 2014
FBI documents say investigators found child pornography on Josh Powell's computer at least 17 months before he killed his children and himself. The FBI had two open investigations into Powell at the time of his death, the documents show. One w...
20140608
13

2 officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shooting

By Michelle Rindels And Martin Griffith Associated Press
June 8, 2014
Las Vegas • A man and a woman ambushed two police officers eating lunch at a Las Vegas restaurant, fatally shooting them at point-blank range before fleeing to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suic...
20140608
15

Utah firefighters have learned lessons after tragic 2013 Arizona wildfire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 8, 2014
As wildfire crews battle smoke and flames this summer, they have a recent reminder of what mistakes on the ground and back at headquarters can cost. The Yarnell Hill fire, which took the lives of 19 firefighters last year in Arizona, has Utah's ...
20140608
42

Aerial reenactment caps D-Day celebrations

By Thomas Adamson And Theodora Tongas The Associated Press
June 8, 2014
La Fiere, France • Nearly 1,000 paratroopers dropped out of the sky in Normandy on Sunday — but this time they did so in peace, instead of to wrest western France from the Nazis as they did in World War II. Drawing huge crowds who braved hot weather...
20140608
17

Soccer: Fabian Espindola's penalty kick fails in draw

The Associated Press
June 8, 2014
Landover, Md. • Steve Clark stood firm to save Fabian Espindola's penalty kick in second-half stoppage time and preserve the Columbus Crew's 0-0 draw with D.C. United on Saturday night. The shutout, just Columbus' third of the season,...
20140608
20

Auto racing: Ed Carpenter holds on to win at Texas

By Stephen Hawkins The Associated Press
June 8, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas • IndyCar owner Ed Carpenter now drives his car only on ovals. He does it well. Carpenter stayed in front of Will Power during a two-lap shootout to win at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night after a late caution night wiped out ...
20140608
21

Tribune Photo of the Day - June 7, 2014

Today's Best Photo by Tribune Photographers
June 7, 2014
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Adriane Colvin, a performer with Fire Muse Circus, at the DYKE Rally at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Saturday June 7, 2014.
20140607
32

More than 50 die as car bombs explode in Shiite areas of Baghdad

By Sameer N. Yacoub Associated Press
June 7, 2014
Baghdad • A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authoritie...
20140607
13

Videos may help police curb dog shootings

By Sue Manning The Associated Press
June 7, 2014
Los Angeles • The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear. "There will be times when police need to defe...
20140607
14

Wildfire burning on Dugway Proving Ground

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 7, 2014
A Tooele County wildfire Saturday grew to more than 4,000 acres in about three hours. Fire officials confirmed the blaze, dubbed the Rough Haul Fire, started on the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Ground about 3 p.m. Saturday. Wind fed the fire burn...
20140607
93

Bergdahl's unit was known for its issues

By Richard A. Oppel Jr. And Eric Schmitt C.2014 New York Times
June 7, 2014
The platoon was, a U.S. military official would assert years later, "raggedy." On their tiny, remote base, in a restive sector of eastern Afghanistan at an increasingly violent time of the war, they were known to wear bandannas and cutoff T-shirts. T...
20140607
13

Mountainside fire contained in Utah County

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 7, 2014
Firefighters have contained a mountainside fire near Eagle Mountain. Unified Fire Authority, Saratoga Springs, Lehi and Utah County firefighters extinguished an at least 2-acre fire that was south of the ranches on Lake Mountain. The fire was first...
20140607
100

Arson suspected in Ogden hillside fires

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 6, 2014
Ogden firefighters suspect they have an arsonist on their hands. The department received a call about 8:25 p.m. Friday concerning eight small fires near Ogden City Cemetery, at 1875 Monroe Blvd. Firefighters arrived to find the small brush fires burn...
20140606
29

Is pulpit plagiarism on the rise? Some blame Internet

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Religion News Service
June 6, 2014
Thou shalt not steal — another pastor's sermon? Recent cases of high-profile pastors who have been accused of lifting others' material are raising questions about whether pulpit plagiarism is on the rise — and whether it has become a more...
20140606
11

On 70th anniversary, the memories of D-Day are replayed at Normandy

By Maïa De La Baume And Alissa J. Rubin The New York Times
June 6, 2014
VIERVILLE-SUR-MER, France - At Camp Dog Green, re-created just a few miles inland from where combat raged on and around the Normandy beaches in June 1944, soldiers in U.S. uniforms and nurses with the Red Cross insignia on their breast pockets mill a...
20140606
10

Russian, Ukrainian leaders talk amid D-Day pomp

By Lori Hinnant And Vladimir Isachenkov The Associated Press
June 6, 2014
Ouistreham, France • Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke face-to-face with Ukraine's incoming president about ending the violence in the former Soviet state, and Kiev's new leader said talks could begin in earnest as soon as Sunday — a ...
20140606
20

Letter: Ludicrous to call parade 'private'

June 6, 2014
The Salt Lake City Council was told it is "a bridge too far" for a governmental body to try to influence a private event: Days of '47 Parade. A private event? That is ludicrous. How can this be considered a private event when the whole state, ...
20140606
27

Pitts: The NRA apologizes for making sense

By Leonard Pitts Jr. The Miami Herald
June 6, 2014
A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places — coffee shops, museums,...
20140606
15

Letter: Shurtleff's outrage is his own doing

June 6, 2014
So Mark Shurtleff is outraged over the events surrounding the serving of a search warrant on his home, huh? Further, he said he's "sick" of all that continues to go on in his life as investigations of what he may have done illegally as state at...
20140606
30

Class 4A softball: Salem Hills gets improbable title

By Joseph Gillespie Special To The Tribune
June 6, 2014
Taylorsville • In 2013, Salem Hills went undefeated in the state softball tournament to capture the Class 4A championship. In other words, the Skyhawks needed to win only once on the tourney's last day to claim the title. Salem Hills' road ...
20140606
17

This weekend on TV: Wolverine returns to host the Tonys

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
June 6, 2014
The 68th Annual Tony Awards (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) is, of course, an awards show. But it's also a chance for those of us who can't get to New York to see a bit of Broadway's best.Hugh Jackman returns as the host of this event, which is ta...
20140606
15

D-Day anniversary events around U.S. and abroad

By The Associated Press
June 6, 2014
Friday is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings of Allied troops in Normandy, the largest amphibious invasion in history and a turning point in World War II. Here are some of the events held or planned around the United States and in France: —-...
20140606
22

Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

By Dee-ann Durbin And Tom Krisher The Associated Press
June 6, 2014
Detroit • Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell." The ignition switch on the steering column of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to ...
20140606
9

Memories of D-Day, replayed on the Normandy Coast

By Maïa De La Baume And Alissa J. Rubin New York Times News Service
June 6, 2014
Vierville-Sur-Mer, France • At Camp Dog Green, recreated just a few miles inland from where combat raged on and around the Normandy beaches in June 1944, soldiers in U.S. uniforms and nurses with the Red Cross insignia on their breast pockets mill am...
20140606
11

Robinson: Six points concerning Sgt. Bergdahl

By Eugene Robinson The Washington Post
June 6, 2014
WASHINGTON • Bringing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home was the right thing to do, and President Obama did it in a mostly reasonable way. The high-volume "debate" about Bergdahl's homecoming sounds like the ravings heard around the water coolers of C...
20140606
14

Wearing disguise, Nigerian Islamists slaughter hundreds

By Haruna Umar The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Maiduguir, Nigeria • When men wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons showed up in pickup trucks, villagers thought Nigerian soldiers had finally come to protect them from Boko Haram. But it was a disguise. The gunmen rounded up everyone in t...
20140605
23

Senators reach deal on V.A. health care

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Washington • Senior senators reached agreement Thursday on the framework for a bipartisan bill expanding veterans' ability to get health care outside the government's scandal-beset Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics. The bill would all...
20140605
12

Hospital: 1 dead, 3 injured in university shooting

By Manuel Valdes And Phuong Le The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Seattle • A Seattle hospital spokeswoman says one man in his 20s has died and a woman is critically injured after a shooting Thursday afternoon on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. Two other people are less seriously hurt. Police say a suspe...
20140605
35

Oil train classroom-on-rails trains responders

By Mary Esch Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Albany, N.Y. • A rolling classroom on rails, complete with four tanker cars and a flatbed rigged with a variety of valves and fittings, made a whistle stop Thursday at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tour providing enhanced safety trainin...
20140605
25

Jerry Lewis keeps the comedy coming at 88

By Sandy Cohen The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Los Angeles • At this point, Jerry Lewis feels more comfortable with an audience than without. So after nearly 70 years in show business, Lewis continues to do standup and serve as leader of the storied Friars Club. He was set to host a dinner at the...
20140605
18

Milbank: Bergdahl has GOP scandal machine humming

By Dana Milbank The Washington Post
June 5, 2014
Washington • Rep. Buck McKeon displayed the probing intellect this week that we expect from a chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Commenting on Fox News Channel about the prisoner swap with the Taliban that sprung U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Berg...
20140605
14

Book review: Michael Koryta's latest is thrilling adventure story

By Oline H. Cogdill The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
Michael Koryta's latest novel skillfully melds a thrilling adventure story set against the Montana wilderness with a poignant coming-of-age story. "Those Who Wish Me Dead" moves at a brisk pace as Koryta weaves in themes of redemption, survival ...
20140605
19

Southern Utah professor paints Nevada's 150th-birthday stamp

By Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune
June 5, 2014
The man behind the recently issued stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of Nevada statehood is an assistant professor of art at Southern Utah University. OK, Ron Spears is also a Nevada native and splits his time between homes in Reno and Cedar...
20140605
35

The man charged with fixing cruise giant Carnival

By Scott Mayerowitz The Associated Press
June 5, 2014
New York • Arnold W. Donald strolls across the Carnival Splendor's lido deck, checking in on passengers. He cozies up, places a hand on their shoulder and asks: Are you having a blast? He sure hopes so. For Donald, the charismatic new CEO of Car...
20140605
20

Solar energy poised to blossom in Utah desert

By Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune
June 5, 2014
It's got lots of flat land at high elevations bathed in abundant sunshine. So Utah must be booming with solar energy development, right? Wrong, but "utility-scale" projects in the Beehive State are about to take off, with several slated for cons...
20140605
13

Brushfire closes I-80 temporarily

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
June 5, 2014
A series of brushfires shut down eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 on Wednesday night in Tooele County. The fires broke out about 7:30 p.m. on the south side of the highway near the Salt Lake County line, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. Al...
20140605
79

Suspect shot, killed after pointing gun at Utah SWAT officers

By Pamela Manson And Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
June 5, 2014
West Haven • A wanted fugitive who barricaded himself inside a West Haven auto body shop was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon when he pointed a gun at SWAT officers after negotiations broke down, the Weber County Sheriff's Office reported. K...
20140605
19

MLS: Chicago, Colorado end in 0-0 draw

The Associated Press
June 4, 2014
Commerce City, Colo. • Chicago's Juan Luis Anangono pushed a header wide in the 76th minute and the Fire settled for a 0-0 tie with the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. Anangono broke free of Colorado defender Shane O'Neill and goalkeepe...
20140604
42

Did you see the fire rainbow over Salt Lake Valley?

Meanwhile, on the internet by Tribune Reporters
June 4, 2014
First of all, you might be wondering what a fire rainbow is, aside from a concept you might find in a fantasy novel. Fire rainbows are real, and they're radical. Check out this one, photo snapped by Derrick Blake, a graphic designer in Salt Lake...
20140604
59

Police: Man took joyride in fire truck

June 3, 2014
Bridgewater, Pa. • A Pennsylvania man has been accused of sneaking into a fire department and taking a woman on a 30-minute joyride in a fire truck. The Beaver County Times reports that fire officials saw Randy Allen Davidson — who is not a firefigh...
20140603
94

U.S. support for new Palestinian government 'deeply troubles' Israel

By Josef Federman The Associated Press
June 3, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel's prime minister said Tuesday he is "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government, urging Washington to tell the Palestinian president that his alliance w...
20140603
18

As civil war rages, Syrians vote for president

By Diaa Hadid And Albert Aji The Associated Press
June 3, 2014
Damascus, Syria • Against a backdrop of civil war, tens of thousands of Syrians voted in government-controlled cities and towns Tuesday to give President Bashar Assad a new seven-year mandate, with some even marking the ballots with their own blood. ...
20140603
9

Salt Lake County restricts fireworks in unincorporated townships

By Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune
June 3, 2014
The Salt Lake County Council approved fireworks restrictions Tuesday in the unincorporated-area townships. What makes that noteworthy is that it was the first time the council has had the authority to do so. Until the Legislature changed state law t...
20140603
68

Ukrainian military: 300 rebels killed, wounded

By Sabrina Tavernise The New York Times
June 3, 2014
Luhansk, Ukraine • Ukraine's minister of internal affairs said Tuesday that the central government's security forces had begun a new phase of the campaign against separatist fighters in the city of Slovyansk, destroying rebel checkpoints an...
20140603
22

Mother rescues son from Weber River

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 3, 2014
A man who was pulled from the Weber River by his mother after she found him laying face down in the water was in serious condition on Tuesday, authorities say. The near drowning occurred about 6 p.m. Monday near 429 S. 5000 West in Weber County. The ...
20140603
74

HBO's Silicon Valley finds fans in tech

By Martha Mendoza Ap National Writer
June 3, 2014
Palo Alto, Calif. • When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out. Initially, its namesake geeks and nerds who spend their days coding, developing and hacking in a red hot tech economy weren&apo...
20140603
12

Fatal accident at Kellogg, Idaho, silver mine

The Associated Press
June 3, 2014
Kellogg, Idaho • A worker was killed in a mine shaft accident Monday afternoon at the Sunshine Mine near Kellogg, in northern Idaho, officials said Tuesday. The Mine Safety and Health Administration says the miner died about 2 p.m. Monday after becom...
20140603
57

Pro-Russia rebels attack Ukraine base

By Nebi Qena And Peter Leonard The Associated Press
June 2, 2014
Luhansk, Ukraine • Hundreds of pro-Russia rebels armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades mounted a daylong assault Monday on a key government base used to coordinate the defense of the country's border with Russia, prompting t...
20140602
21

Former Utah fire captain sentenced for altering time cards

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2014
A former Park City fire captain was sentenced Monday to probation for receiving pay for days he did not work dating back to 2011 by deleting or altering vacation, holiday and sick hours. Randolph H. Scott, 50, was charged in 3rd District Court with ...
20140602
71

Deal not yet 'viable' for girl charged in Utah deputies' shootings

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2014
Provo • Though they were tight-lipped about specifics, prosecutors and defense attorneys said Monday that settlement negotiations are being discussed for Meagan Grunwald, charged in connection with a January shooting spree in which she and her boyfri...
20140602
13

Salt Lake City fire officials offer tips for safe BBQ-ing

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2014
With June and July being the most popular months for barbecue grilling, the Salt Lake City Fire Department is reminding everyone to remember that mistakes can make your summer barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. According to the National Fi...
20140602
68

Utah school board incumbents still in running

By Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2014
Three state school board incumbents are still in the running to re-take their seats after a day of voting and deliberations by a governor-appointed committee. The 12-member committee, tasked with nominating and recruiting state school board candidat...
20140602
13

Salt Lake City Council pondering fireworks, golf, fire station

By Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune
June 2, 2014
Salt Lake City Council members face a few decisions before finalizing a budget for the year that begins July 1. • Do they go along with Mayor Ralph Becker's proposal not to spend $25,000 — a drop in his $229 million budget plan — for summer fi...
20140602
23

Bruni: Damn the torpedoes and full screed ahead

By Frank Bruni The New York Times
June 2, 2014
We no longer have news. We have springboards for commentary. We have cues for Tweets. Something happens, and before the facts are even settled, the morals are deduced and the lessons drawn. The story is absorbed into agendas. Everyone has a preferred...
20140602
10

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner among 7 dead in plane crash

By Katharine Q. Seelye And Emma G. Fiitzsimmons The New York Times
June 1, 2014
Boston • At the last minute Saturday, Lewis Katz, a philanthropist and co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, invited Anne Leeds, a longtime friend and neighbor from Longport, New Jersey, to accompany him and two others on a quick day trip to Concord...
20140601
11

Salt Lake County 911 dispatcher script raises concerns

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 1, 2014
Salt Lake City's police chief acknowledges that city dispatchers' scripted call-taking protocol could use some tweaks. Fire and medical dispatchers have been using Priority Dispatch — a scripted approach to taking 9-1-1 calls — for years...
20140601
37

Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 killed in plane crash

By Maryclaire Dale The Associated Press
June 1, 2014
Philadelphia • Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz was killed along with six other people in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, just days after reaching a deal that many hoped would end months of infighting at the newspaper and restore it to...
20140601
13

Firefighters knock down brush fire east of St. George

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
June 1, 2014
<freeform>No one was injured in a Sunday afternoon brush fire that burned along the Virgin River in St. George. It took fire crews two and a half hours to fight the blaze, according to the St. George Spectrum. No structures were threate...
20140601
81

HBO's Silicon Valley finds fans in tech

By Martha Mendoza The Associated Press
June 1, 2014
Palo Alto, Calif. • When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out. Initially, its namesake geeks and nerds who spend their days coding, developing and hacking in a red hot tech economy weren&apo...
20140601
12

NASA to test giant Mars parachute on Earth

By Alicia Chang The Associated Press
June 1, 2014
Los Angeles • The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet. For decades, robotic landers and rovers ...
20140601
16

Editorial: City fireworks shows should go on

June 1, 2014
Mayor Ralph Becker is all about air quality. It was the sole topic of his most recent State of the City Address. It is behind his emphasis on bicycle lanes and mass transit. So it is consistent with the Salt Lake City mayor's general policy sta...
20140601
20

More hot weather expected over weekend

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
May 31, 2014
Hot weather is expected to continue on Saturday, with the highs in northern Utah predicted to hit the mid 80s under partly cloudy skies and lows dropping to the mid 50s. Southern Utah will be even hotter, with temperatures in the upper 90s and lows i...
20140531
28

Pakistan launches airstrikes on Afghanistan after Taliban attack

By Munir Ahmed And Rahim Faiez The Associated Press
May 31, 2014
Islamabad • Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16...
20140531
14

Robert Sallee, smoke jumper who survived Mann Gulch fire, dies at 82

By Bruce Weber C.2014 New York Times News Service
May 31, 2014
Late in the afternoon of Aug. 5, 1949, 15 young men working for the U.S. Forest Service parachuted into a remote area near the Missouri River north of Helena, Montana, on the eastern side of the Rockies, prepared to battle what they thought to be an ...
20140531
40

Op-ed: The veterans and the rookies can show us the political way

By Kirk Jowers
May 30, 2014
With the 113th Congress on track to be even less productive than the 112th (the least productive in U.S. history), it can be difficult to rally much optimism in our Washington, D.C., leaders. Indeed, partisanship on the Hill has become so intractably...
20140530
13

This weekend on TV: 'Crossbones' is violently boring

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
May 30, 2014
Networks keep telling us they really, really want us to keep watching during the summer months. And they try to prove that by putting original programming on in June, July and August. But "original" doesn't mean "good." And in the case of NBC&ap...
20140530
25

Utah theater: Meat & Potato's 'Beowulf' is witty and inventive

By Barbara M. Bannon Special To The Tribune
May 30, 2014
Probably somewhere in our school years, many of us encountered the epic English poem "Beowulf." We may even have had to tackle it in formidable Old English. Put any of these taxing memories aside. At its core, "Beowulf" is the archetypal adventure st...
20140530
13

Movie review: In 'Maleficent,' Jolie is magnificently majestic

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
May 30, 2014
The first thing you learn in "Maleficent" is that the title character, like Jessica Rabbit, isn't bad but was just drawn that way. That's a lot to conjure with, considering how for 55 years, the Disney classic "Sleeping Beauty" has depicted...
20140530
14

Is AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' the next 'Mad Men'?

By Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune
May 30, 2014
"Halt and Catch Fire" shows every indication of being the best thing to hit AMC in years — and it's been a while since something really good debuted on AMC. The cable channel that reimagined itself by bringing us "Mad Men" (2007-), "Breaking B...
20140530
48

VA Secretary Shinseki steps down

By Julie Pace And Pauline Jelinek The Associated Press
May 30, 2014
Washington • Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday after publicly apologizing for systemic problems plaguing the agency's health care system. President Barack Obama said he accepted the retired four-star general's resigna...
20140530
11

Ford issues 4 recalls affecting 1.4M vehicles

Associated Press
May 30, 2014
Detroit • Ford is recalling 1.4 million SUVs and cars in North America to fix steering, rust and floor mat problems. The recalls come as automobile safety is being watched closely by Congress, the Justice Department and the National Highway Traffic S...
20140530
18

Stamp celebrating Nevada's 150th unveiled

By Michelle Rindels The Associated Press
May 29, 2014
Las Vegas • A new postage stamp commemorating Nevada's 150th anniversary features the coppery red sandstone formations of Valley of Fire, the state's first state park. Dignitaries including Gov. Brian Sandoval and U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and...
20140529
51
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