AGENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AGENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 5 tips for selling your home for the best price http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237874-79/agent-price-agents-commission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237874-79/agent-price-agents-commission.html.csp">5 tips for selling your home for the best price</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:54:48.986-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. Still, getting a home sold can be challenging, even in markets where tight supply favors sellers. Here are five tips on how to get your home sold for the best price: STUDY THE MARKET Most homeowners enlist the services of a real estate agent to market their home and perform a variety of tasks, including reaching out to a network of buyers’ agents, prep...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582378742014-08-01T17:54:48.986-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T17:54:48.986-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237874@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:54:48 MDT Women claim to be ‘agents,’ steal W. Salt Lake City man’s car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233261-78/women-lake-salt-agents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233261-78/women-lake-salt-agents.html.csp">Women claim to be ‘agents,’ steal W. Salt Lake City man’s car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:11:24.206-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two women claiming to be law enforcement officers duped a pair of west Salt Lake City men before driving off in a car belonging to one of them. Salt Lake Police Sgt. Robin Heiden said the men were approached by the women at 962 W. 200 South about 9 p.m. Sunday. After claiming to be “agents,” the women ordered the men to sit on the curb, saying that uniformed police were on the way to the scene. Meantime, the women — one a Latina about 30 years old, heavily built, with black hair and wearing a b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233261@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:24 MDT Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210793-68/border-families-immigration-low.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210793-68/border-families-immigration-low.html.csp">Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:12:02.528-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children. Here’s a look at some numbers on the immigration situation. —In the last budget year, Border Patrol agents arrested about 420,000 people, most of them along the Mexican border. That followed a three-year trend of near record low numbers of apprehensions. —Overall, the numbe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582107932014-07-22T10:12:02.528-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:12:02.528-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210793@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:12:02 MDT Marshal cleared in fatal courthouse shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184238-78/angilau-shooting-agents-courthouse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184238-78/angilau-shooting-agents-courthouse.html.csp">Marshal cleared in fatal courthouse shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.727-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Department of Justice has found that a deputy U.S. marshal was justified in the fatal shooting of Siale Angilau during his April trial in Salt Lake City’s federal courthouse. The deputy, whom the FBI would not identify, shot Angilau four times April 21 when Angilau, 25, allegedly grabbed a pen and rushed toward a witness who was testifying against him. The deputy shot Angilau as he moved toward the witness in “an aggressive, threatening manner,” agents wrote in a press release Monday. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184238@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT NHL: Niskanen to Caps biggest move on busy day in free agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139454-77/million-free-deal-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139454-77/million-free-deal-forward.html.csp">NHL: Niskanen to Caps biggest move on busy day in free agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY LAGE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:05.154-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington Capitals made a couple of bold moves, bolstering the blue line behind superstar Alex Ovechkin and giving defensive-minded coach Barry Trotz the pieces he sought to build a winner. Washington signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a seven-year, $40.25 million contract soon after sealing a $27.5 million, five-year deal with defenseman Brooks Orpik on Tuesday in the opening hours of NHL free agency. When the market opened Tuesday, a flurry of moves were made as teams tried to make a spl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581394542014-07-02T17:19:05.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:05.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139454@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:05 MDT Preliminary hearing set for man shot in Utah emergency room http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132475-78/burr-hospital-hearing-charges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132475-78/burr-hospital-hearing-charges.html.csp">Preliminary hearing set for man shot in Utah emergency room</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.759-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan •A preliminary hearing has been set for the Utah man who was shot and wounded after allegedly brandishing handguns in a North Logan emergency room. Jason James Burr, 34, is charged in Logan’s 1st District Court with eight criminal charges after the May 16 incident: one count of attempted aggravated robbery, three charges of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of purchase or use of a firearm by a restricted person and two charges of carrying a concealed, dangerous and lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132475@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130018-68/border-agents-patrol-grande.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130018-68/border-agents-patrol-grande.html.csp">Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLIOT SPAGAT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:18:04.74-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • The downcast faces on computer screens are 1,500 miles away at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas: a 20-year old Honduran woman arrested rafting across the Rio Grande and a 23-year-old man caught under similar circumstances. Four agents wearing headsets reel through a list of personal questions, spending up to an hour on each adult and even longer on children. On an average day, hundreds of migrants are questioned on camera by agents in San Diego and other stations on the U.S....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130018@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:18:04 MDT Wade, Bosh tell Heat they will become free agents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127000-77/heat-free-miami-wade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127000-77/heat-free-miami-wade.html.csp">Wade, Bosh tell Heat they will become free agents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T23:29:18.824-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The “Big 3” have all made the same big decision. And now, it’s up to the Miami Heat to keep their star trio happy. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh told the Heat on Saturday that they are opting out of their contracts and will become free agents on Tuesday — the same decision that LeBron James revealed earlier in the week. Also Saturday, Udonis Haslem told the Heat that he will not pick up his $4.6 million option for next season. Strange as it may sound, all those decisions to become free agen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581270002014-06-28T23:29:18.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-28T23:29:18.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58127000@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:29:18 MDT Border agents frustrated by influx of immigrant kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58098560-68/border-agents-patrol-administration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58098560-68/border-agents-patrol-administration.html.csp">Border agents frustrated by influx of immigrant kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">David Nakamura</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T20:15:01.995-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the Obama administration scrambles to respond to an influx of unaccompanied minors across the Mexican border into Texas, the union that represents 16,500 border patrol officers has made its frustration clear. “New annual job rating areas: Babysitting, Diaper Changing, Burrito Wrapping, Cleaning cells. Law Enforcement? What’s that? .lowmorale” the group wrote on its Twitter feed last weekend. The message, posted to the National Border Patrol Council’s Twitter account, was deleted after it was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098560@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 20:15:01 MDT State: FBI executed Shurtleff search; former A.G. still angry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084368-78/shurtleff-search-fbi-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084368-78/shurtleff-search-fbi-swallow.html.csp">State: FBI executed Shurtleff search; former A.G. still angry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T12:48:35.996-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 12:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State law enforcement officials say FBI agents executed the search warrant on Mark Shurtleff’s home earlier this month — a raid the former three-term attorney general has blasted as displaying “Dirty Harry” tactics that terrorized his family. “In this specific case, the team that went in to do the securing of the residence you’re talking about was a team outside the Department of Public Safety,” Utah Highway Patrol Col. Danny Fuhr told members of the Legislature’s law enforcement committee Wedne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084368@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:48:35 MDT NBA: Who will return for Spurs next season? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58082168-77/spurs-mills-guard-diaw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58082168-77/spurs-mills-guard-diaw.html.csp">NBA: Who will return for Spurs next season?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Raul Dominguez</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Pres</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T23:25:03.028-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Antonio • Manu Ginobili had a simple message for his teammates during an emotional team meeting Tuesday. Let’s do this again. With six potential free agents headed by Tim Duncan, the message was made clear — the Spurs would like everyone back for a run at a sixth NBA championship. “I’m pretty sure most of the team is going to come back,” Ginobili said. San Antonio met as a group for the first time since beating Miami 104-87 on Sunday night to close out the NBA Finals in five games. Coach Gre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58082168@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:25:03 MDT As a liquid, meth pours into central California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068354-68/meth-liquid-fresno-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068354-68/meth-liquid-fresno-california.html.csp">As a liquid, meth pours into central California</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T20:39:25.295-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fresno, Calif. • In methamphetamine’s seedy underworld, traffickers are disguising the drug as a liquid to smuggle it into the United States from Mexico. Dissolved in a solution, it’s sealed in tequila bottles or plastic detergent containers to fool border agents and traffic officers. Once deep in California’s Central Valley, a national distribution hub, meth cooks convert it into crystals — the most sought-after form on the street. Tough policing has driven the highly toxic super-labs south of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580683542014-06-14T20:39:25.295-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T20:39:25.295-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58068354@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:39:25 MDT Shurtleff blasts agents’ ‘Dirty Harry’ tactics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58022501-78/shurtleff-search-warrants-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58022501-78/shurtleff-search-warrants-swallow.html.csp">Shurtleff blasts agents’ ‘Dirty Harry’ tactics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T11:15:08.352-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff on Tuesday accused law enforcement agents of using “Dirty Harry” tactics when they searched his house, breaking through his door and pointing automatic weapons at his children who were home at the time. Agents with the Utah Department of Public Safety and the FBI executed search warrants Monday evening on the Sandy homes of Shurtleff and his handpicked successor, John Swallow, as part of a sweeping, months-long criminal investigation that appears to be near...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58022501@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:15:08 MDT Agents search homes of Swallow, Shurtleff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58019487-78/swallow-agents-attorney-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58019487-78/swallow-agents-attorney-utah.html.csp">Agents search homes of Swallow, Shurtleff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and robert gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T10:07:54.413-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • It made for a couple of surreal scenes: cops searching the homes of Utah’s two former top law-enforcement officers. Federal and state agents served warrants Monday on the Sandy houses of former Attorney General John Swallow and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff. For months, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill and Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings have been investigating the two men, along with others, with help from state and federal agents, as part of a sweeping probe of alleged...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019487@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:07:54 MDT