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Utah football: Junior Salt sets high standard for offensive line

By Kyle Goon The Salt Lake Tribune
August 20, 2014
If it seems like Junior Salt has been around the Salt Lake Valley football scene forever, that's only a little off. Even Kyle Whittingham, guessing off the top of his head, missed Salt's age by two years. Salt's senior season at Bright...
20140820
100

Utah cities pushed to purge gun rules by national group

By Dan Harrie The Salt Lake Tribune
August 20, 2014
The small Davis County community of West Point was poised Tuesday night to drop a law banning guns in the city cemetery and replace it with one outlawing brandishing or firing a gun in the graveyard, described in code as a sacred place. Two weeks ear...
20140820
84

Marriage was 'good and bad,' testifies Utah man accused of killing wife

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
August 20, 2014
Provo • Between sobs, Tracy A. Scott told a jury Wednesday about how he stood in front of his wife one March night, raised a gun, and shot and killed her. "I snapped," Scott testified during the second day of his murder trial. "I just seen red. I wen...
20140820
100

Brush fire sparks near Weber Canyon

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 20, 2014
A brush fire that threatened two homes near the mouth of Weber Canyon appears to be under control. Firefighters from five agencies, along with the Weber County Sheriff's Office, responded to the fire about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was burn...
20140820
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Containment increases on fire near Yosemite, evacuations start to lift

By Scott Smith The Associated Press
August 20, 2014
Oakhurst, Calif. • Fire officials expect to soon lift the remaining evacuations ordered because of a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park. The flames drove about 1,000 people from their homes. State fire spokesman Chris Christopherson says re...
20140820
83

County Council lines up behind unified 911 system

By Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune
August 20, 2014
Salt Lake County is closer to having a single computer-aided dispatch system for all of its public-safety agencies. An interlocal agreement has been reached between Salt Lake City, which operates off one dispatch platform, and the trustees of Valley ...
20140820
16

Ferguson city leaders pledge to change police force

By Nigel Duara The Associated Press
August 19, 2014
Ferguson, Mo. • Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark Tuesday to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked ...
20140819
11

8,000-year-old genetic mystery in Tibet solved by Utah study

By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune
August 19, 2014
Thriving at high altitude, where most mortals suffer from oxygen deprivation? There's a gene for that. A study led by University of Utah researchers has identified for the first time the genetic reason Tibetans can live without medical complicat...
20140819
13

Floods force dramatic rescues near Phoenix

By Brian Skoloff And Paul Davenport The Associated Press
August 19, 2014
Phoenix • Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state. A helicopter crew rescued two women and three dogs from a home s...
20140819
21

Bulls like United Technologies' rebound potential

By Joseph Ciolli Bloomberg News
August 19, 2014
New York • After pair of engine failures last quarter left United Technologies shares at the cheapest valuation in three years, trading in the options market suggests the stock is poised to rebound. Bullish bets on the stock last week reached the mos...
20140819
14

Salt Lake City fire mystery: What ignited $20,000 blaze?

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 19, 2014
Salt Lake City fire investigators had a mystery in their hands Tuesday: What caused a portion of an under-construction apartment complex to ignite? Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said the 4:37 a.m. blaze, spotted first by a passing police offic...
20140819
79

Ukrainian forces attack two rebel-held cities

By Peter Leonard The Associated Press
August 19, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced 300...
20140819
18

Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse

The Associated Press
August 19, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the...
20140819
33

Wildfire near Yosemite threatens 500 structures

Associated Press
August 19, 2014
Mariposa, Calif. • Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks. ...
20140819
61

Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
August 19, 2014
Protesters lined the sidewalk across the street from Salt Lake City police headquarters Monday afternoon to express their outrage at a spate of recent police shootings of unarmed people. Among the demonstrators were friends of Dillon Taylor, the 20-...
20140819
16

Israel, Hamas agree to extend talks by 24 hours

By Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 18, 2014
CAIRO • Egypt late Monday announced a 24-hour extension in talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group aimed at salvaging a long-term arrangement that would allow reconstruction of the Gaza Strip following a monthlong war that killed more than ...
20140818
23

Ukraine accuses rebels of shelling civilians in convoy

By Nataliya Vasilyeva The Associated Press
August 18, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling of the conv...
20140818
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Safety agency opens probe into fire truck recall

The Associated Press
August 18, 2014
Detroit • U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall of 156 fire trucks last year was enough to fix a problem with aerial ladders that can unexpectedly fall. The probe covers trucks from the 2000 to 2012 model years made by Ohio-based ...
20140818
72

Monday on TV: 'Dallas' is back, and it's on fire

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
August 18, 2014
Dallas (8 and 10 p.m., TNT) returns with the second half of Season 3 - or Season 17, depending on how you're counting.The Ewings are dealing with the aftermath of the fire at Southfork. Which, by the way, is the second time the house has caught ...
20140818
48

Witnesses, suspects sparse in downtown Salt Lake City club shooting

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 18, 2014
A weekend barrage of gunfire that left six people wounded at a downtown Salt Lake City night club has police looking for both witnesses and suspects, and not having much luck with either. "It was a chaotic scene," SLCPD Detective Greg Wilkins said of...
20140818
24

Theater review: Witches fly in Tuacahn's 'Wizard of Oz'

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
August 18, 2014
Ivins • Given Tuacahn's propensity for creating live theater as a spectacle, you have to think that director Timothy Threlfall was rubbing his hands together in anticipation of staging "The Wizard of Oz." Just think about flying monkeys and witc...
20140818
15

NASCAR: Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

By Noah Trister The Associated Press
August 18, 2014
Brooklyn, Mich. • Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. Gordon got the better of Joey Logano and led Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway with 16 laps remaining. After that, he had li...
20140818
15

Dollar stores, airlines are stock market winners

By Steve Rothwell The Associated Press
August 18, 2014
New York • Corporate deal news gave the U.S. stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine. Dollar General ...
20140818
13

Malfunctioning landing gear led to C-130's belly landing at HAFB

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 18, 2014
A Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 aircraft assisting regional firefighting efforts was forced to make an emergency belly landing at northern Utah's Hill Air Force Base after developing landing gear problems. HAFB spokeswoman Andrea Mason said ...
20140818
72

U.S. officials to rethink giving military gear to police

The Associated Press
August 17, 2014
Washington • After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri. The public has absorbed images of heavily armed...
20140817
11

Hamas hoping for more concessions in truce talks

By Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 17, 2014
Cairo • The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was still opposed to a compromise Egyptian proposal that would ease the closure of the territory, while other fa...
20140817
26

Ukraine says troops enter rebel-held city

By Peter Leonard The Associated Press
August 17, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military acknowledg...
20140817
12

Six hurt in downtown Salt Lake City club shooting

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 17, 2014
Six people were hurt Saturday after someone opened fire in a downtown Salt Lake City club. The shooter was inside Inferno Cantina, at 122 W. Pierpont Ave., when he opened fire about 11:45 p.m., said Salt Lake City Police Detective Cody Lougy. Six pe...
20140817
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Man with 453 piercings denied entry to Dubai

By Adam Schreck The Associated Press
August 17, 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates • A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub. Hi...
20140817
16

Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s

By Bruce Schreiner The Associated Press
August 17, 2014
Louisville, Ky. • In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put it in bartenders' lingo: Distillers are putting up th...
20140817
13

Islamic fighters execute scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

By Diaa Hadid And Sameer N. Yacoub Associated Press
August 16, 2014
Irbil, Iraq • Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an eyewitness, government officials and people wh...
20140816
10

Krauthammer: Why Hillary got it right

By Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post
August 16, 2014
"Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle." — Hillary Clinton, The Atlantic, Aug. 10 WASHINGTON • Leave it to Barack Obama's own former secretary of state to a...
20140816
21

Tennis: Roger Federer, Serena Williams reach semifinals in Ohio

August 16, 2014
Tennis • Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 on Friday night and advanced to the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio. The Swiss star has won the Masters event an unprecedented five times already. He'll face Canada&a...
20140816
26

Prep football: Region 5 preview

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 16, 2014
Bonneville Lakers There's plenty of quips to be made when a team changes coaches every year. How about the one where, when the senior class walks out the door, so does the head coach? Bonneville's lived through it from 2010 through last se...
20140816
10

Prep football: Region 1 team previews

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 16, 2014
Davis Darts Consistency was thrown for a loop in mid-July. The face of one of the more successful high school football programs in Utah moved on after 13 years at the helm and 88 career coaching wins at Davis High School when Ryan Bishop stepped dow...
20140816
5

Prep football: Region 2 preview

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 16, 2014
Cottonwood Colts After a highly successful career as football coach at what was then Dixie College, Greg Croshaw moved back to the high school ranks two years ago when he took over a Cottonwood program with strong players that was struggling with co...
20140816
7

From campaign driver to a top aide on Obama break

By Nedra Pickler Associated Press
August 16, 2014
Edgartown, Mass. • One of President Barack Obama's top-ranking advisers on his vacation is a former political operative who drove the candidate around Illinois during his Senate campaign a decade ago and then served as personal secretary in the ...
20140816
15

Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes

By Philip Marcelo The Associated Press
August 15, 2014
Boston • Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed...
20140815
56

Salt Lake City police shooting investigation could take 2-3 weeks

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 15, 2014
It could be several weeks before investigators probing Salt Lake City police officers' fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man present their findings to prosecutors, police said Friday. "The only thing new I can tell you is that our investigators a...
20140815
23

NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

By Noah Trister The Associated Press
August 15, 2014
Brooklyn, Mich. • NASCAR added a rule Friday ordering drivers to not approach the track or moving cars after accidents. The announcement comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race in New York. If a car is inv...
20140815
23

Outdoor Retailer: New food choices from Mountain House

Hiking Utah by Tribune Reporters
August 15, 2014
Sure it is nice to spend the time and energy to produce fresh fixings on the trail, but sometimes it is just easier to boil water and have dessert. Backpackers and campers have been using Mountain House to fuel up during their trips for nearly 50 yea...
20140815
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Minor injuries after car vs. FrontRunner train accident

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
August 15, 2014
Four people suffered minor injuries after a FrontRunner train crashed into a vehicle Friday afternoon. The accident happened near 300 East and Center Street in North Salt Lake, according to South Davis Metro Fire officials. Fire crews quickly doused ...
20140815
68

A Look Back: Moab before there were mountain bikes

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 15, 2014
Each Friday, the Salt Lake Tribune presents historical images in a special series called "A Look Back." This week's installment features photos of the Moab area in the early 1900s. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/top...
20140815
17

Editorial: Wildfire Disaster Funding Act should not burn away

August 15, 2014
Whenever anyone is placed in charge of anything, making sure the place doesn't burn down has got to be among the most important tasks. The U.S. Forest Service and the Department of the Interior have been spending ever larger portions of their e...
20140815
20

Friday movie roundup: August clearance sale

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
August 15, 2014
There's a little something for everybody at the movies this weekend — as Hollywood's August clearance sale continues. The weekend's likely box-office champ is "The Expendables 3," the new installment in the action franchise that gives...
20140815
12

Stocks head for solid week; Ukraine tensions ease

By Matthew Craft The Associated Press
August 15, 2014
New York • Renewed fighting in Ukraine knocked the stock market lower Friday. Major indexes headed higher at the start of trading, then sank following reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border. U.S. ...
20140815
17

Layton man suffers burned hands trying to douse grease fire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 15, 2014
Quick-acting crews contained a house fire to the kitchen late Thursday night, but not before a male resident suffered burns to his hands trying to douse the flames himself. Layton Fire Department spokesman Douglas Bitton said the blaze broke out at 1...
20140815
82

Real Salt Lake: Offseason additions fortify imposing Sounders

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
August 14, 2014
Sandy • Clint Dempsey stood on the turf inside CenturyLink Field last Aug. 3, donning a gray hoodie. When he eventually unzipped it, that familiar lime-green look cemented his shocking move home to Major League Soccer and to the Seattle Sounders. It ...
20140814
11

Utah football: Utes' secondary feeling the loss of Porter (video)

By Matthew Piper The Salt Lake Tribune
August 14, 2014
It saddens Sharrieff Shah just to talk about it. Sophomore cornerback Reginald Porter has loving teammates and family to support him, but "a season-ending injury to an athlete at this level is absolutely emotionally crushing," said his position coach...
20140814
15

Palestinians voice optimism as Gaza truce holds

By Mohammed Daraghmeh And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
August 14, 2014
Cairo • Palestinian officials voiced cautious optimism Thursday, hinting at progress in Egyptian-mediated negotiations with Israel to bring an end to the fighting in Gaza and secure new arrangements for the war-battered territory. But with the sides...
20140814
32

Moscow, Kiev closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas

By Karoun Demirjian The Washington Post
August 14, 2014
Moscow • A Russian aid convoy struck a new course toward rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, apparently flouting Ukrainian demands that all humanitarian shipments be subject to government inspections and prompting Kiev to threaten a ...
20140814
14

Utah State football: With Keeton back, Garretson returns to bench

By Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune
August 14, 2014
Logan • The Aggies' quarterback is moving around the field more confident than ever, showing off a strong arm, good accuracy and solid footwork as well as a command of what the offense should be doing. He has all the attributes a starting quarte...
20140814
30

Gaza truce extension fans hope of lasting deal

By Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 14, 2014
Cairo • A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the indirect negotiations underway in Cairo between Israel and major Palestinian factions, including Hamas...
20140814
24

Milbank: Republicans embrace their phoniness

By Dana Milbank The Washington Post
August 14, 2014
Washington • The Republican Party has finally admitted what has been fairly obvious for much of the past six years: It produces fake news. This is not an earth-shattering revelation to anybody who has been paying attention but, still, it's an im...
20140814
21

TV preview: 'Dallas' is still hot without J.R.

August 14, 2014
"Dallas" returns with the second half of Season 3 — or Season 17, depending on how you're counting. Surprisingly, despite the loss of Larry Hagman (J.R.), this show is still fun. The Ewings are dealing with the aftermath of the fire at Southfor...
20140814
17

Sean P. Means: 'What If' co-star Mackenzie Davis is on a hot streak

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
August 14, 2014
In 2014, Mackenzie Davis has been everywhere and all at once — though the way moviegoers have experienced the actress's meteoric rise isn't how she has experienced it. "It's weird," Davis said of talking about performances she commit...
20140814
29

The Cricket's Daily 3: Farewell to Lauren Bacall

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
August 14, 2014
Here's what's happening today in pop culture: • Lauren Bacall, the husky-voiced siren who smoldered onscreen with Humphrey Bogart and married him in real life, has died at the age of 89. (And, as Slate's Miriam Krule pointed out, Bacal...
20140814
28

Man critically injured in Utah demolition derby accident

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 14, 2014
Farmington • A 42-year-old man suffered head and face injuries after an accident at the Davis County Fair's demolition derby. The man was a member of the safety team at the derby. In Wednesday night's last heat, featuring trucks, a Suburba...
20140814
27

Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced

By Lindsay Whitehurst The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
Salt Lake City • A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an upscale mall in Salt Lake City has been sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors. Salt Lake County ...
20140813
18

Jewish groups accuse U.N. chief of taking sides

The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
United Nations • Leaders of major Jewish organizations on Wednesday accused U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of being one-sided in his handling of the crisis in Gaza. A delegation of 11 Jewish organizations met with the U.N. chief to express their...
20140813
25

Report: NSA's automated response to cyberattacks?

By Jack Gillum The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
Washington • The National Security Agency secretly planned a cyberwarfare program that could automatically fire back at cyberattacks from foreign countries without any human involvement, creating the risk of accidentally starting a war, according to ...
20140813
17

Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 13, 2014
A Flash Flood Watch was in effect for the entire state through late Wednesday night, with Utah's slot canyons, normally dry washes, fire-denuded mountain slopes and urban areas with poor drainage all at risk. OK, so that's the bad news. The...
20140813
24

Investigators mum on fatal Salt Lake City shooting of fugitive

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 13, 2014
Investigators probing Salt Lake City police officers' fatal shooting of a fugitive outside a convenience store remained tight-lipped about their findings — including whether the slain man was armed. Jerrail Taylor insists his brother, 20-year-...
20140813
19

Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader

By Mae Anderson The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
New York • Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones ...
20140813
30

Ferguson seeks answers after fatal police shooting of unarmed teen

By Alan Scher Zagier The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
Ferguson, Mo. • Nights of unrest have vied with calls for calm in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was killed by police, while the community is still pressing for answers about the weekend shooting. Hundreds of residents packed two ...
20140813
12

Hamas, Israel OK five-day cease-fire

By Mohammed Daraghmeh And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
August 13, 2014
Cairo • Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, permitting the sides to continue to negotiate a substantive deal to end the war in Gaza. Yet even as the extensio...
20140813
39

News roundup: Utahn to lead America's largest labor union

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
August 13, 2014
Utahn to lead America's largest union. Lee asks some donors to verify themselves. Poll: Lee a polarizing figure. Happy Wednesday. A former school lunch lady from Utah will soon head the nation's largest labor union, and she's taking ...
20140813
18

Egypt's proposal to end war in Gaza calls for lifting part of blockade

By Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 12, 2014
Cairo • Egypt presented a proposed cease-fire to Israel and Hamas aimed at ending the monthlong war, Palestinian officials said early Wednesday after negotiators huddled for a second day of Egyptian-mediated talks aimed at ending the crisis and bring...
20140812
25

Prep football preview: Ogden Tigers

By Eric Butler Special To The Tribune
August 12, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah's high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Ogden Tigers When the numbers on the roster st...
20140812
31

Utah oil recycler agrees to $70,000 fine for environmental violations

By Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
Utah hazardous-waste officials are fining a Utah County oil recycler for numerous environmental violations in the wake of a fire that seriously damaged the facility, including deliberately covering a heat sensor that was supposed to trigger fire-supp...
20140812
42

Cowabunga! 'Ninja Turtles' bring box-office power

By Derrik J. Lang The Associated Press
August 12, 2014
Los Angeles • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes l...
20140812
12

Crews fix gas leak that forced evacuations in West Bountiful

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
Utility workers have patched a gas leak that had forced several residents from their West Bountiful duplexes Tuesday morning. The South Davis Metro Fire Department responded to an emergency call shortly after 6:30 a.m. near 900 West and 1000 North, s...
20140812
46

Utah Bucket List: Hot air balloons soar above red rocks of southern Utah

By Brett Prettyman The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
Valley of the Gods • Whitewater rafting. Mountain biking. Hiking. Scenic drives. Think you have experienced the natural beauty of southern Utah every conceivable way? There's another — one that looks down on all the others. "Being in a [hot-air...
20140812
18

Vernal has growing system of trails, but for how long?

By Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
Vernal might not have the national reputation as a biking mecca like Moab or Park City, but the little town in northeastern Utah more and more has become the destination of choice for many mountain bikers. What draws them are about 100 miles of buff,...
20140812
13

Utah Hike of the week: South Fork of Deaf Smith Canyon in Cottonwood Heights

Hiking Utah by Tribune Reporters
August 12, 2014
Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, take Wasatch Boulevard south for 1 1/2 miles. Then turn east onto King Hill Drive. Follow the drive for one-half a mile and then turn east again onto Golden Oak Drive. The trail head is at the de...
20140812
23

Utah is late in schedule for Marvel heroes' live tour

By Mark Kennedy The Associated Press
August 12, 2014
Marvel Entertainment, which muscled into pop culture with comic books, TV cartoons and movies, is gambling on attracting new fans as it tackles 3-D — but forget the silly glasses. A new live arena show called "Marvel Universe Live!" — a first for ...
20140812
13

Police cite threats, won't name cop who shot unarmed teen

By Alan Scher Zagier And David A. Lieb The Associated Press
August 12, 2014
Ferguson, Mo. • The Rev. Al Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in suburban St. Louis, and he pleaded for calm after two nights of violent protests over the young man's death. ...
20140812
13

Fire at West Clinton Elementary playground

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
Two fires Monday at a Davis County elementary school playground and baseball field appear to have been started deliberately. Investigators found evidence of incendiary materials at the playground of West Clinton Elementary School, said Clinton Fire C...
20140812
86

Magna condo blaze destroys 2 units, damages 4 more

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
A three-alarm fire that displaced families living in 18 units of a Magna condominium complex has been blamed on embers from an apparently untended barbecue grill. Unified Fire Capt. Fitzgerald Petersen said the fire began at 6:52 p.m. Monday on the ...
20140812
66

News roundup: Obama hints at new Supreme Court pick

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
August 12, 2014
Obama hints about Supreme Court nominee. Lawsuit filed over Shurtleff, Swallow Bank of America dealings. Owens could beat Love if he plays Matheson. Happy Tuesday. Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a reliable liberal on the high...
20140812
16

Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide at 63

By Haven Daley And Hillel Italie The Associated Press
August 12, 2014
San Francisco • Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent s...
20140812
10

Magna condo fire kills pet, displaces residents

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 12, 2014
A fire in a Magna condo complex has killed one pet and forced several occupants to flee. The fire broke out about 6:50 p.m. Monday in a barbecue a family was using at the Copper Tree Condos, 8046 W. 3405 South. Residents left the building without in...
20140812
96

For Iraq Yazidis, a frantic search for the missing

By Diaa Hadid The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Semalka, Syria • Trucks and jeeps trundled slowly across the pontoon bridge, packed with refugees, with children poking their dusty heads out of the windows and truck beds. Nearby, a distraught father frantically scanned them as they passed, hoping t...
20140811
25

U.S. printer shuts down operation in Argentina

The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Buenos Aires, Argentina • A global printing company based in the U.S. shuttered its plant Monday in Argentina amid tough economic times in the South American country. Employees of the R.R. Donnelley & Sons plant on the outskirts of Buenos Aires s...
20140811
27

Other social media back Facebook in NYC dispute

By Jennifer Peltz The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
New York • Facebook's fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users' postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and...
20140811
18

Real Salt Lake: RSL ships Watson-Siriboe to NYCFC

RSL Notes by Tribune Sports Reporters
August 11, 2014
Real Salt Lake needed a roster spot to be cleared in order to pave the way for incoming Designated Player Sebastian Jaime. On Monday, the club announced it vacated that spot for the 27-year-old Argentinian forward who signed with RSL last week. De...
20140811
29

Doing good, doing bad, with and without religion ...

State of the Debate by George Pyle
August 11, 2014
— The good and the bad hide behind religion — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune " ... Of course, what the law and any religion have in common is that people interpret both of them to suit their own needs, wants, desires and feelings. People decid...
20140811
13

MLS capsules and gallery

The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
WHITECAPS 2, SPORTING KC 0 VANCOUVER, British Columbia • Darren Mattocks scored for the fourth time in the last five games to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Sunday night. Vancouver (7-4-11) also took advantage of an own...
20140811
20

FBI opens investigation into fatal police shooting

By Jim Suhr And David A. Lieb The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Ferguson, Mo. • A black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked a night of u...
20140811
11

Confession in massive Utah fire should be tossed, attorney says

By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune
August 11, 2014
The alleged confession of the man accused of starting a fire that caused $6 million in damage to a Salt Lake City apartment building that was under construction should be tossed out of court, his attorney argued Monday. The attorney for Dustin Jay B...
20140811
61

Whitecaps top K.C.

The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Vancouver, British Columbia • Darren Mattocks scored for the fourth time in the last five games to help Vancouver beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0. Vancouver also took advantage of an own goal by Sporting defender Igor Juliao. Fire 1, Red Bulls 0 • Se...
20140811
26

U.S. agency moves slowly on investigation requests

By Tom Krisher The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Detroit • People are waiting longer than they should for an answer when they petition the government to open an investigation into what could be serious safety problems. The Associated Press reviewed all 15 petitions filed by drivers with the Nationa...
20140811
10

Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east

By Yuras Karmanau And Peter Leonard The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the United States and the European Union. The mission wil...
20140811
12

Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary

By David Bauder The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
New York • Al-Jazeera America marks its first anniversary on the air next week, and if you haven't watched much, you're not alone. The news network has recorded some startlingly low ratings and recently shown signs of retrenchment with layo...
20140811
13

Theater review: Tuacahn's 'Little Mermaid' production dazzles

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
August 11, 2014
Ivins • Perhaps 99.9 percent of the audience at the packed Tuacahn Amphitheater on Thursday night knew the "fish-out-of-water" story of Disney's Little Mermaid long before buying tickets. After all, the tale of the red-headed Princess Ariel, a m...
20140811
12

Gaza war cease-fire holds as negotiators gather

William Booth And Carol Morello The Washington Post
August 11, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli negotiators returned to Cairo on Monday to resume talks with Palestinians as a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip held throughout the morning. After a brief flurry of cross-border rocket and artillery fire between Gaza and ...
20140811
41

Report criticizes U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths

By Amir Shah And Rebecca Santana The Associated Press
August 11, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • The U.S. failed to properly investigate civilian killings, including possible war crimes, which occurred during its military operations in Afghanistan, the international rights group Amnesty International said Monday. NATO said i...
20140811
18

News roundup: Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
August 11, 2014
Bishop, Stewart to play convenience store clerks. Poll: Love beating Owens by 11 points. Another Swallow associate arrested. Happy Monday. Ever wanted to run into your local convenience store and have your member of Congress playing the cashier? Yo...
20140811
8

Pilot, wife and daughter injured in West Jordan plane crash

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 11, 2014
Three family members were taken to the hospital after their small plane crashed Sunday in a West Jordan park. The plane took off from South Valley Regional Airport about 9 a.m. but soon crashed in a soccer field near 8000 S. 4570 West, said West Jor...
20140811
29

NFL Notes: Jets' top CB Milliner hurts ankle

The Associated Press
August 10, 2014
Dee Milliner, expected to be the New York Jets' No. 1 cornerback, was helped from the field after injuring his left ankle at practice Sunday in Corland, N.Y., a half-hour after rookie Dexter McDougle was carted off after tearing a ligament in hi...
20140810
16

Reptiles rescued from Logan house fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 10, 2014
Logan firefighters saved five reptiles from a burning home. The occupants of the home, near 100 E. 300 South, reported smoke coming out of the attic about 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Soon after firefighters arrived, flames broke through the roof, said Logan ...
20140810
87

Rebels in Ukraine back away from unconditional cease-fire

By Yuras Karmanau The Associated Press
August 10, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day befo...
20140810
26

Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead

By Ali Akbar Dareini And Adam Schreck The Associated Press
August 10, 2014
Tehran, Iran • A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President ...
20140810
11

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

By Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 10, 2014
CAIRO • Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives. The ...
20140810
42

Gaza talks on hold; Israeli delegation stays home

By Ian Deitch And Karin Laub The Associated Press
August 9, 2014
Jerusalem • Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said an Israeli team would not rejoin negotiations in Cairo unless rocket fire from Gaza stops. A day a...
20140809
38

Weekend Express: Craft Lake City, LDS Expo, volleyball

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 9, 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. 6th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival • More than 200 vendors and...
20140809
15

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

By Rachel Zoll Ap Religion Writer
August 9, 2014
Not long ago, when religious liberty cases reached the courts, the people seeking protection for their beliefs were mostly from small faith groups and their lawyers were liberals. The contested issues were narrow: a demand that plain, black Amish bug...
20140809
9

Gaza truce collapses in new violence

By Josef Federman And Mohammed Daraghmeh The Associated Press
August 8, 2014
Jerusalem • A three-day-old truce collapsed Friday in a new round of violence after Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel, drawing a wave of retaliatory airstrikes that killed at least five Palestinians, including three children. The erupt...
20140808
36

New Ukrainian rebel leader gives Moscow distance

By Yuras Karmanau The Associated Press
August 8, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • A Ukrainian has replaced a Russian at the helm of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine and declared that he wants "only moral support" from Moscow, as the Kremlin apparently tries to rebut Western claims that it is calling the shots a...
20140808
10

Movie review: Biography 'Yves Saint Laurent' a fashionable fizzle

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
August 8, 2014
The biographical drama "Yves Saint Laurent" captures the lush look of the French designer, but director Jalil Lespert's depiction of his career falls into the clichés of meteoric success followed by self-destructive excess. We meet Yves Mathieu...
20140808
24

Op-ed: Just pay the fee and go solar

By Andrea Brunelle
August 8, 2014
I am a geography professor, and that means more than placing countries on a world map. I study changes in climate, fire, vegetation and beetle outbreaks over time. Climate variability is part of life on Earth, and my work looks at climate change over...
20140808
16

U.S. safety agency probes Can-Am motorcycle fires

The Associated Press
August 8, 2014
Detroit • U.S. safety regulators are investigating two reports of fires in Can-Am Spyder three-wheeled motorcycles. The probe covers about 52,000 motorcycles from the 2008 through 2014 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration s...
20140808
61

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

By Tom Krisher The Associated Press
August 8, 2014
General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire. The problem, revealed in documents posted by feder...
20140808
37

Robinson: War on whites? The white folks are winning

By Eugene Robinson The Washington Post
August 8, 2014
WASHINGTON • If there really were a "war on whites," as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn't be going very well for the anti-white side. In 2012, the last year for which comprehensive Census Bureau data are avail...
20140808
14

Hot new gear at Outdoor Retailer is worth the wait

By Brett Prettyman The Salt Lake Tribune
August 8, 2014
With an emphasis on Utah companies, The Salt Lake Tribune took a look at some of the gear being shown at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014 under way at the Salt Palace. Most of the gear at the show, which is closed to the public, will not be av...
20140808
8

Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return; Idaho fire threatens homes

By Jeff Barnard The Associated Press
August 7, 2014
Some of the hundreds of people forced to flee a wind-driven wildfire in Oregon's Columbia Gorge east of Portland were allowed to return Thursday and were happy to find their houses intact, even where flames had come as close as 30 feet. "It is a...
20140807
56

Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

By Matthew Daly And Darlene Superville The Associated Press
August 7, 2014
Fort Belvoir, Va. • Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama. Other changes will take...
20140807
25

Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists

By Ryan Nakashima The Associated Press
August 7, 2014
Los Angeles • Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pan...
20140807
19

Hamas rejects disarmament proposal

By Hamza Hendawi And Maggie Michael The Associated Press
August 7, 2014
Gaza City • With a deadline looming hours away, Hamas on Thursday rejected Israeli demands it disarm and threatened to resume its rocket attacks if its demands for lifting a crippling blockade on Gaza were not met. The hard-line stance, voiced by a ...
20140807
27

Kirby: Bowling ball land speed record

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
August 7, 2014
Bonneville Salt Flats • Driving west on Interstate 80 Saturday morning, Sonny and I felt our already meager maturity levels decline the closer we got to Wendover. Instead of driving into town and spending the day having ruinous fun in the casinos, w...
20140807
14

Food briefs: Food events at the Salt Lake County Fair

By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune
August 7, 2014
Food events at the Salt Lake County Fair This year's Salt Lake County Fair features food events and cooking competitions, including: Hawaiian Luau • Thursday, Aug. 7, 6 p.m. in the covered arena. Enjoy a catered dinner by Moki's Hawaiian ...
20140807
15

Russian troops mass on border as Ukraine army encircles rebel city

By Yuras Karmanau The Associated Press
August 6, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • The steadily advancing Ukrainian army is setting its sights on the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, while Western officials on Wednesday warned that a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's border could herald a majo...
20140806
9

North Salt Lake makes plan to stabilize slide, takes criticism from victims

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
August 6, 2014
North Salt Lake • As officials made plans for long-term stabilization of a hill that slid into a neighborhood this week, members of a family that lost their house in the disaster claimed the city has done nothing to help them in the aftermath. "The ...
20140806
14

Indirect Israel-Hamas talks on Gaza start in Cairo

The Associated Press
August 6, 2014
Cairo • Indirect Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and ending a blockade of the battered territory got underway in Cairo on Wednesday, with both sides taking hard-line positions and much jockeying expected...
20140806
29

Review: Amazon phone better for info than shopping

By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press
August 6, 2014
Anaheim, Calif. • My buying habits have yet to change in my nearly three weeks with Amazon's shopping-centric Fire phone. Rather, I've found the phone's Firefly scanning feature to be far more useful as an information-gathering tool. T...
20140806
34

Eagle Mountain man jailed for allegedly setting own home on fire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 6, 2014
An Eagle Mountain man was behind bars after being arrested for allegedly setting his own house afire. Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the 34-year-old man had been sought after the house went up in flames just before midnight on Aug. 1, and wi...
20140806
33

Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage

The Associated Press
August 6, 2014
Minneapolis • Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Ta...
20140806
20

Prep football preview: Layton Lancers

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
August 6, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah's high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Layton Lancers Every game is the biggest game...
20140806
16

Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom

Tribune Wire Services
August 6, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • An Afghan soldier who killed the highest-ranking U.S. military official in 13 years of war often dined alone and saw Western forces as infidels, according to an officer at the training ground where the attack took place. Rafiqul...
20140806
12

Trial end approaches for Oscar Pistorius

By Gerald Imray And Christopher Torchia The Associated Press
August 6, 2014
Johannesburg • Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have one last chance to convince a South African judge when they present closing arguments this week in the murder trial of the once-celebrated athlete who fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva ...
20140806
14

Girl rescued from pond in Utah County

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 6, 2014
A 3-year-old girl nearly drowned Tuesday in the pond at Highland Glen Park in Utah County. Rescuers were called to the swimming pond about 3:30 p.m., where the girl was unconscious, said Lone Peak Fire Chief Brad Freeman. Medics performed CPR, and th...
20140806
34

NFL: Marvin Austin finally healthy in Year 4

By Arnie Stapleton The Associated Press
August 5, 2014
Englewood, Colo. • Marvin Austin was an afterthought in the Denver Broncos' $110 million defensive makeover this offseason. Long after fellow free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward signed their mega deals and posed with their orange...
20140805
16

Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
August 5, 2014
Huntsville • When a short but intense rainstorm hit Outdoor Retailer's Summer Market Demo Day at Pineview Reservoir's Cemetery Point on Tuesday, at least one of the 130-plus companies showing off products was delighted. "Perfect," is how ...
20140805
14

Contra Costa Times: Brady was national symbol of gun control

By Xxxxxx The Salt Lake Tribune
August 5, 2014
America's "first family of gun control" lost its tough-as-nails patriarch on Monday when former presidential Press Secretary James Brady died at age 73. For the last 33 years, Brady had been one of the country's most visible reminders of t...
20140805
18

Afghan soldier kills U.S. general, wounds about 15

By Robert Burns, Rahim Faiez And Lolita C. Baldor The Associated Press
August 5, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on allied troops, wounding about 15 including a German gene...
20140805
21

Utah scavenger hunt is on for lifesaving devices

By Danielle Manley The Salt Lake Tribune
August 5, 2014
One diligent person or team will win $5,000 at the end of August by winning a scavenger hunt to find and register the most emergency defibrillators in the Salt Lake Valley. The HeartMap Challenge, sponsored by University of Utah Health Care and the ...
20140805
37

Afghan attack kills U.S. major general, wounds 15

By Rahim Faiez And Amir Shah The Associated Press
August 5, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on NATO troops at a military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding some 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, a...
20140805
28

Israel, Hamas to negotiate new Gaza deal in Cairo

The Associated Press
August 5, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • The outlines of a solution for battered, blockaded Gaza are emerging after Tuesday's tentative Israel-Hamas cease-fire: Norway is organizing a donor conference and Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas aims t...
20140805
15

'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to top of box office with $94M

By Derrik J. Lang The Associated Press
August 5, 2014
Los Angeles • Guardians of the Galaxy" blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios' cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista as members of an intergalactic band of rebels earned $94 million in its d...
20140805
12

Culture rose in ancient humans as testosterone fell, study says

By Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
Modern culture among ancient humans began to rise as levels of testosterone — associated with macho, aggressive behavior — fell, according to a new study conducted by a University of Utah biology graduate student. Robert Cieri and other researcher...
20140804
16

Rains cause slides, floods in Utah

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
Heavy rains caused floods and mudslides across Utah on Monday, particularly on the scar of a 2012 wildfire in Emery County, where dozens of slides have washed away attempts to rehabilitate slopes above a state highway. Since the Seeley Wildfire burne...
20140804
23

Eagle Moutain man arrested for allegedly burning down his house

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
An Eagle Mountain man is suspected of setting fire to his own house. The fire broke out just after 11 p.m. Friday, Utah County sheriff's deputies reported. The man who lived there was not at the scene when firefighters arrived; witnesses said he...
20140804
84

Arias to represent herself at death penalty trial

The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
PHOENIX • A judge ruled Monday that Jodi Arias can represent herself in the upcoming penalty phase of her murder trial, where jurors will decide whether she is put to death for killing her ex-boyfriend. Arias, 34, was convicted of first-degree murder...
20140804
21

Start of Utah football camp brings some answers, but questions remain

Utah Sports by Tribune Sports Reporters
August 4, 2014
Let's take a moment of silence - a pause to respect that college football has returned. ... Moment over. Let's talk about the start of Camp Kyle. Monday morning was the first time the media got a glimpse of some players, and with others ret...
20140804
10

First-ever 'Latter-day Expo' to show off all things Mormon

Following Faith by Peggy Fletcher Stack
August 4, 2014
For the first time in its 33-year history, the LDS Booksellers Association is opening its doors to the book(and other products)-buying public — not just authors and marketers. On Saturday, Aug. 9, the group is hosting a "Latter-day Expo" from 10 a.m...
20140804
25

For Olympic icon Michael Phelps, there's no place like home

By Paul Newberry The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Baltimore • Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. "This is me," he said, a slight smile curling off his lips. "This is home." This is where Phelps...
20140804
19

Israel and Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

By Josef Federman The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
JERUSALEM • Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives, raising hopes that the bloodiest round of fighting between the bitter enemies could finally be...
20140804
31

Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

By Douglass K. Daniel The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Washington • A major trait that endeared Jim Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially when he made fun of his own boss. When Ronald Reagan was campaigning for president in 1980, Reagan drew scorn from environmentalists ...
20140804
10

Cepeda: Hearing lots of 'Hispandering' from both parties

By Esther Cepeda The Washington Post
August 4, 2014
CHICAGO • Whenever immigration matters heat up, a stream of "what it means" articles about potential Hispanic voting behavior is sure to follow. I suspect this happens because news outlets know that anything relating to the Latino vote is sure-fire c...
20140804
13

Review: Utah Symphony takes Disney off the screen

By Sheena Mcfarland The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
A picturesque evening at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheatre was made magical thanks to the intricate playing of the Utah Symphony and four engaging, energetic singers. Arrangements were played to collages from favorite films such as "Aladdin,"...
20140804
22

Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional

By Jay Reeves The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Montgomery, Ala. • A new Alabama law restricting doctors who perform abortions would force several women's clinics to shut down, placing unconstitutional restrictions on a woman's right to obtain one, a federal judge ruled Monday. Several ...
20140804
11

Ferry carrying hundreds capsizes in Bangladesh

By Al-emrun Garjon The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Louhajon, Bangladesh • A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, killing at least two people and probably many more as horrified villagers watched from the shore, authorities said. It was unclear exactly how...
20140804
20

Over 30 homes damaged in California storms

By Brian Melley And Raquel Maria Dillon The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Mount Baldy, Calif. • Authorities say more than 30 homes have been damaged after flash floods struck Southern California mountains — at least a dozen of them so severely that they're uninhabitable. The Mount Baldy fire chief said Monday that so...
20140804
28

Ukrainian soldiers cross border into Russia

By Laura Mills The Associated Press
August 4, 2014
Moscow • A Russian border security official said Monday that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed into Russia, although both sides gave conflicting accounts as to why they had decided to cross the border. The Russian official said the soldie...
20140804
34

Utah forecast: Rains bring cooler temperatures and flood risk

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
A series of thunderstorms and rain, occasionally heavy, had much of Utah under a Flash Flood Watch extending into late Monday night — and more precipitation was on tap for Tuesday. The National Weather Service warned that storm activity would begin ...
20140804
24

A primer on Utah reforms to avoid Swallow-Shurtleff scandals

By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune
August 4, 2014
After he was arrested and charged with 10 felonies alleging he had misused his office, former Republican Attorney General Mark Shurtleff complained loud and long that the case against him was a politically motivated hit, ordered by Democratic Salt La...
20140804
11

Syrian rebels kill 10 soldiers, capture others in Lebanon

By Diaa Hadid The Associated Press
August 3, 2014
Beirut • Syrian rebels killed 10 Lebanese troops and likely captured over a dozen more in a raid on a Lebanese border town, the country's military chief said, the most serious spillover of violence yet into the tiny country from its neighbor&apo...
20140803
12

Stray firework injures spectators at Roy festival

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 3, 2014
A stray firework injured about 10 people Saturday night at the end of the Roy Days festival. Crowds had gathered at West Park, at 4500 S. 2900 West, for the annual festival that always concludes with a fireworks show. But at the end of this show&apo...
20140803
70

RSL: Olave suspended for 2 games for hitting Garcia

By Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune
August 3, 2014
Real Salt Lake's Olmes Garcia was punished on the field with a yellow card for wasting time late in Wednesday night's 1-1 draw against the New York Red Bulls. As it turns out, the striker's flop to the ground wasn't entirely unpro...
20140803
21

Galaxy top Timbers

The Associated Press
August 3, 2014
Robbie Keane scored twice to help Los Angeles Galaxy beat Portland 3-1 on Saturday. Keane broke a tie in the 73rd minute, beating defenders to the back post to head home Landon Donovan's left-footed service. Keane converted a penalty shot in the...
20140803
30

Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

Sudarsan Raghavan And Griff Witte The Washington Post
August 3, 2014
Rafah, Gaza Strip • As Israel showed signs of scaling back its ground offensive in Gaza, its war from the skies continued Sunday, as an airstrike outside a U.N. school in southern Gaza killed at least 10 people. The bloodshed sparked some of the heav...
20140803
23

Review: Motley Crue goes over the top in Utah

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
August 3, 2014
West Valley City • Mötley Crüe is a band known almost as much for its excesses on and off the stage as it is for its music. Thus, in its "All Bad Things Must Come to An End" farewell tour, it only figures that the group came up with an over-the-top ...
20140803
23

More human remains recovered at Ukraine plane-crash site

By Toby Sterling Associated Press
August 2, 2014
Amsterdam • Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. Speaking from the Ukrainian ...
20140802
16

Syria rebels raid Lebanese town, kill, capture troops

By Bassem Mroue The Associated Press
August 2, 2014
Beirut • Rebels fighting in Syria's civil war crossed into Lebanon and raided a border town Saturday, killing and capturing security force members in the most serious incursion into the tiny country during its neighbor's 3-year-old conflict...
20140802
20

Israel signals scaling down Gaza war operation

By Ian Deitch And Karin Laub The Associated Press
August 2, 2014
Jerusalem • An Israeli soldier the military feared had been abducted by Palestinian gunmen in a firefight that shattered a temporary ceasefire in Gaza has been declared dead, ending what could have been a nightmare scenario for Israel hours after it ...
20140802
28

Fires force evacuations in West Coast states

The Associated Press
August 2, 2014
Alturas, Calif. • Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes. Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County th...
20140802
50

Blast at China car parts plant kills 68, hurts 187

By Gillian Wong The Associated Press
August 2, 2014
Beijing • Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said. It was China's most serious...
20140802
39

Two critical after Washington County crash

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 1, 2014
Two people were critically hurt after a car crashed head-on into a semi-truck near Washington. Sherlene Olaguez, 55, was driving north Friday evening on Interstate 15 when she "might have suffered a medical condition, which caused her to lose control...
20140801
30

Fire shuts down freeway lanes in Utah County

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
August 1, 2014
A brush fire near Santaquin has shut down part of Interstate 15. Northbound I-15 is closed at mile marker 242 — just south of the Utah County city — due to the fire, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. The closure is expected to las...
20140801
88

A Look Back: More photos from Wandamere Resort

The Salt Lake Tribune
August 1, 2014
Over the last few years, we have featured a handful of photos of the Wandamere Resort in our A Look Back galleries. We have decided to share some more photos of the popular spot with you today. Wandamere Resort was a 65-acre amusement park that fea...
20140801
15

Sandy school flood bill? Worse than thought, less than feared

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 1, 2014
The price tag for repairing flood damage at Sandy's Eastmont Middle School is in, and it's much higher than initially thought: $750,000. Canyons School District spokeswoman Jennifer Toomer-Cook said that was the estimate provided by insura...
20140801
25

This weekend on TV: Ludicrous 'Hell on Wheels' mocks Mormons

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
August 1, 2014
When last we saw the ludicrous Western Hell On Wheels (10 p.m. Saturday, AMC), a band of Mormons had ridden into town, shot the place up and taken Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) prisoner. They were about to hang him when, instead, he married the Mormo...
20140801
19

Chrysler U.S. sales climb 20 percent in July

The Associated Press
August 1, 2014
Auburn Hills, Mich. • Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in July from a year ago, its best performance for the month in nine years. The automaker said Friday that it sold 167,667 vehicles in the U.S. during the month compared with 140,102 i...
20140801
24

U.S. condemns 'outrageous' Gaza truce violations

By Matthew Lee The Associated Press
August 1, 2014
Washington • The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier was a "barbaric" action. With the cease-fire in tatte...
20140801
45

News roundup: Most Americans don't like this Obamacare thing

Out of Context by Tribune Political Reporters
August 1, 2014
Most Americans don't like this Obamacare thing. Libertarian group sues over Common Core. Love fundraising off Owens' poll. Happy Friday. A majority of Americans now disapprove of Obamacare, the highest percent against President Barack Oba...
20140801
11

Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

By Mstyslav Chernov And Peter Leonard The Associated Press
August 1, 2014
Hrabove, Ukraine • Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. Artillery boomed in...
20140801
15

Israeli soldier feared captured by Hamas in Gaza

By Ibrahim Barzak And Daniel Estrin The Associated Press
August 1, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli forces, backed by heavy tank fire and airstrikes, moved deeper into southern Gaza late Friday in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day. At least 70 Palestinians and ...
20140801
29

Last of Utah wildfires conquered, thanks to rain and shovel work

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
August 1, 2014
Crews were packing up Thursday after having finally tamed central Utah's stubborn Levan Wildfire, an effort that took a week's grueling work by hundreds of firefighters, a fleet of water- and fire retardant-dumping aircraft and timely rains...
20140801
67

Krauthammer: Kerry legitimized Hamas' war criminality

By Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post
August 1, 2014
WASHINGTON • John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and center — of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting wi...
20140801
39

Special screenings: 'The LEGO Movie' under the stars, 'Ping Pong Summer' and much more

August 1, 2014
'The LEGO Movie' The Movie Under the Stars series continues with the animated hit "The LEGO Movie." Presented by the Capitol Preservation Board and the Utah Film Commission. When • Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where • Utah State Capitol, 300 N. St...
20140801
21

U.S., U.N. announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

By Ian Deitch And Ibrahim Barzak The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Jerusalem • Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday. ...
20140731
32

Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

By Omar Almosmari And Maggie Michael The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Benghazi, Libya • Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning arm...
20140731
9

Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers

By Julie Pace And Bradley Klapper The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Washington • President Barack Obama huddled with congressional lawmakers Thursday to discuss the numerous foreign policy crises facing his administration, including tensions with Russia and the war between Israel and Hamas. The meeting came amid ram...
20140731
38

Robinson: Radical Islam cannot be bombed out of existence

By Eugene Robinson The Washington Post
July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON • Secretary of State John Kerry was right to push for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza earlier this week. All outside parties should do everything they can to end a war in which both Israel and Hamas have seemed willing to fight to the deat...
20140731
34

NTSB: Arizona plane that killed two Utahns was flying low

The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Littlefield, Ariz. • A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what's allowed by regulation. Newly licensed pilot, 19-year-old Daulton Whatcott, and his brother, 16-yea...
20140731
29

Four arrested in man's fiery death at Utah drug house

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 31, 2014
Two men and two women have been arrested on charges stemming from the fiery death of Brian William Swink inside what police characterized as a "known drug house" in Price. Price police Capt. William Barnes said Thursday that preliminary results from...
20140731
44

Major League Soccer: Whitecaps and Fire play to 0-0 draw

The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Bridgeview, Ill. • Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made a second half save to preserve the Fire's 0-0 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night. Vancouver's Erik Hurtado had the Whitecaps' best chance of the game in the 49th ...
20140731
32

Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

By Mstyslav Chernov The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Rozsypne, Ukraine • Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and pro-Russi...
20140731
26

Sorting out the claims after UCLA pipe break: Who pays?

By Brian Melley And Michael R. Blood The Associated Press
July 31, 2014
Los Angeles • Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million ga...
20140731
17

TV preview: 'Hell on Wheels' mocks Mormons

July 31, 2014
When last we saw the ludicrous Western "Hell on Wheels," a band of Mormons had ridden into town, shot up the place and taken Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) prisoner. They were about to hang him when, instead, he married the Mormon teen girl who is car...
20140731
28

Swallow, Shurtleff appear in court, vow to beat charges

By Marissa Lang And Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune
July 31, 2014
History was made Wednesday in a Salt Lake City courtroom — but not the good kind. Two former Utah attorneys general appeared in criminal court to answer to a slew of public corruption charges, ranging from accepting or soliciting bribes to tamperin...
20140731
11

Crews near full containment of Levan Wildfire

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 31, 2014
Crews expected to complete digging containment lines around central Utah's Levan Wildfire by week's end, thanks to timely rainstorms and painstaking labors by an army of nearly 500 firefighters. Fire Information Officer Dorothy Harvey said ...
20140731
70

Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa

By Jonathan Paye-layleh The Associated Press
July 30, 2014
Monrovia, Liberia • The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under...
20140730
15

Israeli shelling strikes U.N. school, crowded market

By Karin Laub And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
July 30, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel's stepped up campaign against Gaza&a...
20140730
33

House OKs V.A. health-care overhaul

By Matthew Daly The Associated Press
July 30, 2014
Washington • The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years. The $16.3 billion measure also would allow the V.A. to hire thous...
20140730
22

Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family

By Barry Hatton The Associated Press
July 30, 2014
Lisbon • Portugal's Espirito Santo family business survived wars, dictatorship, revolution and family feuds for almost 150 years. Now, one of Europe's last banking dynasties is being stripped of its wealth and influence amid accounting irre...
20140730
10

Smallest cattle herd in 40 years means costly beef

By Megan Durisin Bloomberg News
July 30, 2014
Chicago • Feeder-cattle futures rose, heading for the longest rally in 37 years, with the smallest total for the U.S. herd in four decades signaling higher beef costs. Cattle inventories as of July 1 fell to the lowest for the date since records bega...
20140730
18

Utah man who allegedly traded gunfire with deputies ordered to stand trial

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
July 30, 2014
A man who exchanged gunfire with Iron County sheriff's deputies last December was ordered Wednesday to stand trial. Grant Louise Biedermann Jr., 41, was charged in 5th District Court with two counts of first-degree felony attempted aggravated mu...
20140730
42

Price cops i.d. dead man in fire at 'known drug house'

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 30, 2014
Price police on Wednesday identified a man found dead at the scene of a suspicious fire in a known drug house. Capt. William Barnes said the official cause of death for Brian William Swink, 32, awaited results of an autopsy. Firefighters discovered ...
20140730
57

Salt Lake Fire Department investigating 'suspicious' apartment fire

By Bob Mims And Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 30, 2014
The Salt Lake City Fire Department is investigating an apartment fire that they have deemed suspicious. The early Wednesday morning fire left 12 residents of a northwest Salt Lake City apartment complex without homes. Deputy Fire Chief Brian Dale sai...
20140730
89

Milbank: Leading the world is harder than it looks

By Dana Milbank The Washington Post
July 30, 2014
WASHINGTON • John Kerry put his right hand on his heart. "This is not about me," he said. The secretary of state was reacting to the torrent of criticism at home and abroad of his failed attempt at a Middle East cease-fire. Contrary to his prote...
20140730
39

Chefs share tips for home cooks to waste not, want not

By Beverly Levitt Special To The Tribune
July 30, 2014
Whenever I hear the phrase "economic recovery" followed by "housing sales are up 20 percent," I break open the bubbly. But when I offer my Granny Fanny a sip of something celebratory, she chides, "Don't get too smug, that's how this whole m...
20140730
6

Man's body found in burning Price house

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 30, 2014
Firefighters in Price found a man's body in the basement of a house where a suspicious fire broke out on Tuesday. The house at 423 S. 200 West was full of smoke, with flames spreading to the attic when crews arrived about 11 a.m., Price Police ...
20140730
66

Rampell: We should want sick workers to stay home

By Catherine Rampell The Washington Post
July 30, 2014
New York • Something strange happened here this week: Lots of workers who've never done so before got the right to call in sick. And that's a good thing. The Big Apple, you see, is joining a handful of other trailblazing cities such as Wash...
20140730
14

Will: Room for a conservative internationalist policy

By George F. Will The Washington Post
July 30, 2014
Washington • With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked. Israel defends itself. Perfunctory affirmations of Israel's right of self-defense are quickly followed by accusations that Israel's mil...
20140730
12

NBA: New Lakers coach Byron Scott eyes fast turnaround

The Associated Press
July 29, 2014
Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time c...
20140729
15

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

By Karin Laub And Peter Enav The Associated Press
July 29, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip&a...
20140729
28

U.S. lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

By Bradley Klapper And Donna Cassata The Associated Press
July 29, 2014
Washington • Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong vacation at week&ap...
20140729
28

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

By Mstyslav Chernov And Peter Leonard The Associated Press
July 29, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • Shells smashed into a residential neighborhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the rebel stronghold. The shelling killed at least two people, blew gaping holes in an apartment block ...
20140729
19

Police: Utah man killed self in explosive house fire

By Stephen Hunt The Salt Lake Tribune
July 29, 2014
A Draper man started an explosive house fire on Friday after sending a note to friends and family saying he was ready to kill himself, police said Tuesday. Paul Broadhurst, 40 — who died Friday night — was the only one home when the house at 15082...
20140729
63

Driving Utah's Mirror Lake Highway a summer tradition

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune
July 29, 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...
20140729
10

Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, investigators say

By Erin Alberty And Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
July 29, 2014
A fatal explosion Friday at a Draper home appears to have been sparked deliberately, investigators have determined. Accelerant was found in multiple locations inside the home of 40-year-old Paul Broadhurst, who died from injuries he suffered in the e...
20140729
84

Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires

By Bob Mims And Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 29, 2014
While Tuesday's showers provided protection against wildfires across the state, they also hampered crews, some of which had to shut down firefighting operations in the storms. Rockslides, flash floods and road closures kept crews in Juab County ...
20140729
72

As air traffic doubles, safety becomes imperative

By Scott Mayerowitz The Associated Press
July 29, 2014
New York • More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step...
20140729
11

Lowry: How can 'Smart Power' be so dumb?

By Rich Lowry The National Review
July 29, 2014
If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry's ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he might call it "a hell of a diplomatic foray." Kerry was caught sarcastically describi...
20140729
15

Former Utah female firefighter alleges sexual harassment

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune
July 29, 2014
A former firefighter is suing the Clinton Fire Department for alleged discrimination and sexual harassment, claiming firefighters made sexually explicit comments, routinely walked in on her while she was showering and changing clothes in the women&ap...
20140729
41

U.S. fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

The Associated Press
July 28, 2014
Washington • The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaig...
20140728
59

Monitors 'sick and tired' of being kept away from plane crash site in Ukraine

The Associated Press
July 28, 2014
Shakhtarsk, Ukraine • Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance — fighting that prevented an international police team fro...
20140728
11

Deal on veterans' health care to cost $17B

Bloomberg News
July 28, 2014
Washington • A rare bipartisan deal in Congress would spend about $17 billion to help ease U.S. military veterans' long waits for medical care. The deal announced Monday expands the type of non-VA hospitals and clinics where veterans could rece...
20140728
25

Letter: Hamas targets its own

July 28, 2014
It seems beyond your understanding that Hamas, having no care for human life, believing every Muslim killed by the Jews will go to heaven, is deliberately targeting its own civilian populations by launching missiles from their midst. The U.N., which ...
20140728
30

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

By Anick Jesdanun Ap Technology Writer
July 28, 2014
New York • What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ou...
20140728
41

Scott D. Pierce: Why would you watch horrific TV violence?

By Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
Kevin Williamson couldn't have been surprised that the response to his new series "Stalker" has been critical. The writer/producers's new CBS procedural drama, scheduled to premiere on Sept. 22, opens with a horrifying scene in which a sta...
20140728
19

Attack on park in Gaza war kills nine children

By Karin Laub And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
July 28, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip • Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave thei...
20140728
26

Utah man upset by fireworks shoots up yard, police say

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
A man was arrested about 10:30 Friday night after he allegedly shot up his own yard because he was aggravated about the noise from neighbors' fireworks. The 51-year-old suspect allegedly got into a fight with his wife about the fireworks that we...
20140728
25

Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
Ignoring the Great Commandment to love thy neighbor as thyself, a Lindon man was arrested Friday on suspicion of defrauding his neighbor instead. The victim of the alleged fraud told Orem police his neighbor had bilked him out of $43,000 over a three...
20140728
61

Is your city, county raising property taxes? 40 are

By Lee Davidson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
Property valuation notices arriving this week contain some pricey news for many Utahns: 40 local governments are seeking tax hikes. That is slightly less than the 42 that raised them last year, but double the number that had boosted them in 2012. Du...
20140728
15

Photos: Gary Clark Jr. at Salt Lake City's Red Butte Garden

By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
Ever since Gary Clark Jr. started tearing the roofs off bars in Austin, Texas, his reputation as a blues guitar virtuoso has become legendary. Rolling Stone dubbed him "The Chosen One." But Clark Jr. may have proved it's possible to live up to t...
20140728
16

DVD review: 'Noah' weaves many mythologies to tell an old story in a new way

By Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
Grade • B DVD • Director Darren Aronofsky approaches his unconventional biblical epic "Noah" as someone who has questions, rather than having all the answers. Russell Crowe plays Noah with Old Testament fire, depicting the ark builder as a true bel...
20140728
29

Crews struggle to tame Utah wildfires in rugged, steep terrain

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
An army of more than 500 firefighters was slowly turning back the flames of central Utah's Levan Wildfire on Monday, having halted its spread at 4,336 acres. Fire Information Officer Brian Reublinger said crews, aided by nine water-bearing helic...
20140728
68

Faulty handgun may have prevented tragic end to S. Jordan standoff

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
South Jordan police say an apparently faulty handgun likely kept a prolonged standoff with an armed and suicidal man from ending in tragedy. Police Master Officer Samuel Winkler said officers were dispatched to a report of gun-toting suicidal man at ...
20140728
57

Evacuations lifted in central Utah fire

By Jessica Miller And Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
July 28, 2014
A fire near Levan forced people from their homes for a few hours Thursday in what was a busy Pioneer Day for firefighters. But the day ended with no reports of injuries or damage to structures. What was called the Levan Fire began about 4 p.m. on ...
20140728
75

In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

By Karin Laub And Ibrahim Barzak The Associated Press
July 28, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there&apos...
20140728
18

Arson suspected in Provo house fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 27, 2014
Investigators suspect an arsonist is responsible for the fire that destroyed a recently vacated Provo house. Dispatchers received a call about the fire at 2:28 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters arrived at 1284 S. State Street to find the house "well involve...
20140727
85

Ukraine forces fight to control site of plane crash

By Dmitry Lovetsky And Peter Leonard The Associated Press
July 27, 2014
Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. The U.S. State Department, ...
20140727
8

Firefighters continue to gain on several wildfires

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 27, 2014
Fire crews spent Sunday continuing to wrap up most of the larger wildfires burning around the state. Firefighters fully contained the Rockport Fire on Sunday, which began in a yurt near the Summit County neighborhood of Rockport Estates on Friday af...
20140727
87

As cease-fires fizzle, war rages on in Gaza

By Ibrahim Barzak And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
July 27, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. The failure to reach eve...
20140727
29

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

By Deb Riechmann Associated Press
July 27, 2014
Washington • Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists also has crossed the border. The...
20140727
16

Fuel tank caught fire at Weber County pump station

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 27, 2014
Firefighters prevented a fuel tank fire in Weber County from exploding into a bigger disaster. About 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a 1,200-gallon tank accidentally caught fire while it was at a pump station in unincorporated Weber County, near the Great Salt ...
20140727
87

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

By Ibrahim Barzak And Aron Heller Associated Press
July 27, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. After initially rejecting an ...
20140727
34

Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

Associated Press
July 27, 2014
Plymouth, Calif. • Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew si...
20140727
47

'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

By Ryan Nakashima Ap Business Writer
July 27, 2014
Los Angeles • Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. The Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental psyc...
20140727
13

Kirby: Hear that boom? That's the sound of responsibility

By Robert Kirby Tribune Columnist
July 27, 2014
It is my nature to be the least responsible person in any group of people larger than just myself. Given what I'm about to say, it's only fair that I admit this up front. I come by this condition honestly. I have poor impulse control, a ge...
20140727
19

Several wildfires winding down across the state

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 26, 2014
Though a new wildfire flared up in Utah County Saturday, most of the state's larger blazes are winding down. Saturday morning fireworks started the Spring Canyon Fire, which reached 140 acres as it retreated up the canyon near Springville. Crews...
20140726
81

Fire gives Springville residents a scare

By Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune
July 26, 2014
Springville • Seth Ollerton smelled a wildfire early Saturday as he escorted friends to their cars after a get-together, but he thought it was miles away. It was closer than that, and headed toward his neighborhood. Before the sun rose, the blaze —...
20140726
48

Blow torch's gas caused Woods Cross business fire

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 26, 2014
A gas bottle fueling a blow torch apparently led to the fire that destroyed a Woods Cross business. The Overhead Door Co. at 2481 S. 1560 West went up in flames Friday afternoon, an estimated $1 million loss, at least. Investigators announced Saturd...
20140726
80

Israeli cease-fire offer rejected; Hamas resumes rocket attacks

By Karin Laub And Ian Deitch The Associated Press
July 26, 2014
Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip • Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war. Despite the Hamas reject...
20140726
32

Plane hits truck as it lands on Nevada highway

By Martin Griffith Associated Press
July 26, 2014
RENO, Nev. • A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said. At least two people were aboard the plane and two people were in the truck when the collision ...
20140726
24

Millcreek man killed in police shooting

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 26, 2014
Unified police shot and killed a Millcreek man Friday after he fired a round at officers, investigators say. Officers were called out at 8:40 p.m. to a "domestic situation" at an apartment near 300 E. 4055 South, said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Wi...
20140726
57

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya as militias clash

Ernesto Londono And Anne Gearan The Washington Post
July 26, 2014
Washington • The State Department on Saturday evacuated all U.S. personnel from its embassy in Libya after clashes among rival militias in the capital intensified in recent days in the vicinity of the diplomatic mission, officials said. Traveling in...
20140726
13

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

By Paul Elias Associated Press
July 26, 2014
San Francisco • A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one. Death ...
20140726
12

Draper man dies from injuries suffered in house fire

By Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 26, 2014
A Draper man who was badly burned Friday at a fire at his house has died. Paul Broadhurst, 40, died at University Hospital's burn unit in Salt Lake City late Friday evening from injuries sustained in an explosion and fire at his home earlier tha...
20140726
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Tribune Photo of the Day - July 25, 2014

Today's Best Photo by Tribune Photographers
July 25, 2014
Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune Unified Fire and emergency personnel respond to an explosion and fire at 15091 South Junction Circle in Draper on Friday.
20140725
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Three wildfires smoldering in Utah's Dinosaur National Monument

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
Three wildfires were burning in remote areas of Dinosaur National Monument, which remained open to visitors as of Friday evening. The largest is the Hog Fire, which by Friday night had spread to 40 acres on the Yampa Plateau. Three engines, two hand ...
20140725
79

Crews fighting Woods Cross structure fire

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
A two-alarm fire destroyed two businesses in Woods Cross on Friday. Firefighters responded to a call at 4:50 p.m. of a fire at Overhead Door Co. at 2481 S. 1560 West, said Jeff Bassett, fire chief for South Davis Metro Fire. "While enroute, a visibl...
20140725
91

Crews gaining on wildfire that forced evacuations in Summit County

By Michael Mcfall The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
Wanship • Vicki Peppler cannot believe it happened again. Like last year, Peppler was driving back to her home on Crestview Drive in Summit County's Rockport Estates after an errand, when she found out that a wildfire had blocked her way on Sta...
20140725
71

Wal-Mart's chief faces bare shelves, surly shoppers

By Renee Dudley Bloomberg News
July 25, 2014
New York • Empty shelves, grumpy customers, long lines at the register: These are just some of the challenges facing Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s new U.S. chief. Greg Foran, who takes charge Aug. 9, inherits a chain wedded to an outdated big-box model...
20140725
11

Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall

By Karin Laub And Ian Deitch The Associated Press
July 25, 2014
Jerusalem •Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand i...
20140725
28

U.S.: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

By David Mchugh The Associated Press
July 25, 2014
Kiev, Ukraine • Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis. Russia ...
20140725
20

3,000-acre wildfire sizzles in central Utah

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
More than 100 firefighters were working Friday night to contain a blaze burning east of Highway 28 in Juab County. The Levan Fire, which ignited about 4 p.m. Thursday just south of the town of the same name, is burning across more than 3,000 acres. ...
20140725
80

Gas explosion levels home in Draper

By Jessica Miller And Pamela Manson The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
Draper • Two hours after he heard the boom and his neighbor's house exploded, James Banford was able to see the south side of his own Draper home for the first time. The police tape that had cordoned his cul-de-sac was taken down for just a few...
20140725
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Plans for tonight: Listening to Train, free

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
July 25, 2014
• The Polyphonic Spree, the orchestral/choral pop-rock band, performs tonight at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Sarah Jaffe. Show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $22, at Smith's Tix. • Futuristic electronic/rock band Gh...
20140725
16

This weekend on TV: There's lots of strange stuff on Sunday night

TV or not TV by Scott Pierce
July 25, 2014
There's not a whole lot of new stuff on TV this weekend, but there's plenty of crazy on Sunday night. If you haven't already checked them out, you might want to take a look at "The Last Ship," "The Lottery," "F...
20140725
19

U.S. to evaluate Impala air bag performance

By Tom Krisher The Associated Press
July 25, 2014
Detroit • The U.S. government's highway safety agency has opened a formal investigation into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it began...
20140725
15

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

By Denise Lavoie The Associated Press
July 25, 2014
West Bridgewater, Mass. • It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners. A work...
20140725
12

Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels

By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
July 25, 2014
The U.S. Navy is filled with history for Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Hernandez. Hernandez is was born and raised in Murray and his grandfather, great uncle, uncle and two older brothers all served in Navy. Hernandez has been in the Navy for almost ...
20140725
22

Worries about U.S. consumers drag stocks lower

By Ken Sweet The Associated Press
July 25, 2014
New York • Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week. Two major U.S. companies — the retail giant Amazon and the credit card processor Vi...
20140725
13

Krauthammer: Obama's vacant presidency

By Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post
July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON • The president's demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of go...
20140725
13

Lowry: Hamas' useful idiots

By Rich Lowry The National Review
July 25, 2014
Sound bites are usally meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between Israel and Hamas: "We're using missile defense to...
20140725
14

Major League Soccer: DaMarcus Beasley agrees to deal with Houston Dynamo

The Associated Press
July 24, 2014
U.S. national team veteran DaMarcus Beasley has agreed to join the Houston Dynamo as a designated player. Beasley played every minute for the U.S. during the World Cup and played for Puebla in Mexico the past three seasons. The 32-year-old also playe...
20140724
25

U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

By Ibrahim Barzak And Peter Enav The Associated Press
July 24, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Gaza City, Gaza Strip • A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillo...
20140724
29

Out and about: John Lennon tribute, Lyle Lovett

July 24, 2014
Ghost Town Electronic/rock band Ghost Town performs. When • Tonight at 6 Where • In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City Tickets • $15; Smith's Tix Lyle Lovett & His Large Band Alt-country singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovet...
20140724
11

MWC football: Norm Chow says he's not feeling pressure

By Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune
July 24, 2014
Las Vegas • The rumblings and grumblings to remove Norm Chow as Hawaii's head coach might be building with the burning fire of an awakening island volcano, but if Chow is feeling the heat, he sure isn't letting on. "It's part of the de...
20140724
14

Days of '47 Parade: The show before the show

The Cricket by Sean P. Means
July 24, 2014
On the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, where participants in the annual Days of '47 Parade wait for their turn to start on the route, the atmosphere Thursday morning was one of anticipation of a hot, taxing and fun day. "Having 40 pounds of ...
20140724
45

Will: Barry Goldwater 2.0

By George F. Will The Washington Post
July 24, 2014
Menlo Park, Calif. • Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were n...
20140724
12

40 bodies from downed jetliner returned to Dutch soil

By Dorothee Thiesing And Mstyslav Chernov The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Eindhoven, Netherlands • Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. The caref...
20140723
8

What would happen if a massive solar storm hit Earth?

By Sheena Mcfarland The Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 2014
First, your radio would stop working. Your GPS likely would get confused. Minutes to hours later, satellites would start failing, interrupting communications and televisions. Then, the next day, widespread blackouts. Nothing that needed a wall socke...
20140723
25

12-year-old boy rescued off Utah's Mount Timpanogos

By Jessica Miller The Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 2014
A 12-year-old boy who fell and cut his leg open hiking on a snow field near the base of Mount Timpanogos was rescued and taken by helicopter to hospital Wednesday afternoon. The boy's mother called emergency dispatchers about 2:10 p.m., saying h...
20140723
24

Price of oil rises on sharp drop in U.S. supplies

By The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
The price of oil rose Wednesday after the government reported U.S. oil supplies rose more than expected. The benchmark U.S. oil contract for September delivery gained 73 cents to $103.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude for S...
20140723
27

'Red Flag' warning, Pioneer Day fireworks have crews on alert

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 2014
Fire crews were at the mercy of both nature and humankind as they braced for what could be a hellish Pioneer Day throughout Utah. The western half of the state, and a section of tinder-dry Utah as well, was under a "Red Flag" warning well into Wedne...
20140723
66

Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Englewood, Colo. • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease. The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the club's daily operations, the Broncos announced Wednesday. Team Presid...
20140723
15

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Kabul, Afghanistan • A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death. I...
20140723
19

Gunman who wounded 2 Texas officers found dead

The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
La Joya, Texas • South Texas authorities say a man suspected of shooting two police officers was found dead outside a home following an exchange of gunfire. Hidalgo County sheriff's Commander Joel Rivera said Wednesday that officers found the bo...
20140723
30

UN warns all sides that Gaza civilian attacks could be war crimes

The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Geneva • The U.N.'s top human rights official has warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civilians, and that violations may amount to war crimes. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay ...
20140723
22

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 dead

By Ralph Jennings The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Taipei, Taiwan • A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 pa...
20140723
13

U.S. pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

By Ibrahim Barzak And Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press
July 23, 2014
Gaza City, Gaza Strip • The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more t...
20140723
28

Boy playing with lighter burns down Cottonwood Heights house

By Harry Stevens The Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 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)...
20140723
87

Wildfires scramble crews in northeast, northwestern Utah

By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 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,...
20140723
71

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
18

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
26

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
37

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
19

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
65

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
30

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
13

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
25

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
13

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
67

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
68

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
24

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
9

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
13

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
30

'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
23

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
22

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
23

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
31

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
17

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
66

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
84

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
21

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
19

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
15

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
36

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
10

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
30

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
19

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
35

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
14

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
11

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
44

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
33

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
29

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
15

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
77

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
31

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
15

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
11

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
16

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
36

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
19

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
24

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
23

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
92

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
13

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
7

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
50

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
22

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
33

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
14

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
18

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
30

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
21

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
23

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
39

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
56

'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
15

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
14

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
14

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
22

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
35

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
61

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
66

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
20

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
21

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
60

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
22

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
61

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
43

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
21

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
12

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
18

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
14

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
11

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
25

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
32

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
81

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
27

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
20

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
34

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
23

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
79

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
12

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
47

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
47

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
19

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
35

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
25

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
15

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
8

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...
20140706
32

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...
20140706
64

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...
20140706
48

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
20

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...
20140706
12

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...
20140706
73

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
24

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...
20140705
22

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
13

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...
20140705
77

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
31

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
37

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
79

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
10

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
22

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...
20140705
33

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
48

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
16

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
24

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...
20140704
91

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
23

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 ...
20140703
83

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...
20140703
26

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
23

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
19

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
64

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...
20140703
25

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
20

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
48

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...
20140703
65

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...
20140703
81

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
17

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
13

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...
20140703
12

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
13

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
11

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
24

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
13

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...
20140702
81

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
20

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
32
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