ASSAULT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ASSAULT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58469043-223/rape-fonda-foundation-treatment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58469043-223/rape-fonda-foundation-treatment.html.csp">Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SANDY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:10:37.88-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. • Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42. Fonda shared the personal story at an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Rape Treatment Center, which provides comprehensive free treatment for sexual assault victims. She hosted the Rape Foundation’s annual fundraising brunch Sunday at billionaire Ron Burkle’s Greenacres estate in Beverly Hills. Fonda said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584690432014-09-29T13:10:37.88-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T13:10:37.88-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469043@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:10:37 MDT Campus sex assaults: California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58467843-68/bill-california-consent-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58467843-68/bill-california-consent-sexual.html.csp">Campus sex assaults: California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 08:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacramento, Calif. • Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports. State lawmakers last month approved Senate Bill 967 by Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, as states and universities across the U.S. are under pressure to change how they handle rape allegations. Campus sexual assault victims and women’s advocacy groups...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584678432014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T08:04:32.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58467843@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:04:32 MDT NFL: Assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones heads to court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458245-77/jones-assault-lawsuit-weckerly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458245-77/jones-assault-lawsuit-weckerly.html.csp">NFL: Assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones heads to court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nomaan Merchant</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • A judge is to weigh whether to allow a lawsuit accusing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones of sexual assault to proceed. An Oklahoma woman has sued Jones and the Cowboys, saying Jones forcibly touched her genitals and kissed her on the lips without her consent more than five years ago. Jana Weckerly also says she was paid for more than four years to keep quiet about the incident. Jones and the Cowboys have denied the allegations and called Weckerly’s lawsuit frivolous. Friday’s hearing in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584582452014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T08:48:01.843-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458245@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:48:01 MDT NBA note: Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor arrested for domestic assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457265-77/taylor-assault-domestic-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457265-77/taylor-assault-domestic-forward.html.csp">NBA note: Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor arrested for domestic assault</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T23:25:11.827-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jeffery Taylor has been arrested in Michigan on domestic assault charges, according to East Lansing Police. The police department said in a release Thursday that the 25-year-old Taylor was charged with one count of domestic assault, one count of assault and one count of malicious destruction of property. His bond was set at $5,000. East Lansing Police Lieutenant Steve Gonzalez declined to provide further details about the arrest when contacted by The Associated Press. According to the release, p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584572652014-09-25T23:25:11.827-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T23:25:11.827-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58457265@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:25:11 MDT NFL notes: Accuser says Dallas Cowboys owner bought her 4-year silence in alleged sexual assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58452036-77/jones-lawsuit-filed-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58452036-77/jones-lawsuit-filed-says.html.csp">NFL notes: Accuser says Dallas Cowboys owner bought her 4-year silence in alleged sexual assault</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • An Oklahoma woman says in a lawsuit that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones paid her for at least four years to prevent her from reporting an alleged sexual assault. Jana Weckerly’s attorney, Thomas Bowers, filed an updated lawsuit Monday that accuses Jones of forcibly touching Weckerly’s genitals and kissing her on the lips without her consent more than 5 years ago, then bullying her into not reporting the alleged attack. The lawsuit seeks more than $1 million in damages. Jones has den...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584520362014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T22:53:26.089-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT ‘Hitler’ sentenced to jail for assault during Rainbow Gathering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452010-78/garcia-novak-assault-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452010-78/garcia-novak-assault-court.html.csp">‘Hitler’ sentenced to jail for assault during Rainbow Gathering</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:53:55.076-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Rainbow Gathering attendee accused of stabbing a man during the June-July camping festival in the mountains east of Heber has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail. Leilani Novak-Garcia, 33, also known as “Hitler,” had pleaded no contest last month in 4th District Court to aggravated assault, and an attempted murder charge filed against her was dismissed, according to court documents. She was sentenced Wednesday to 300 days in the Wasatch County jail. As part of her two years probation, she...</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> 58452010@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:53:55 MDT Utah men walk a mile in women’s shoes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425989-78/shoes-mile-walk-event.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425989-78/shoes-mile-walk-event.html.csp">Utah men walk a mile in women’s shoes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T20:03:13.131-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Men in Park City strutted Sunday in the second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The event was designed to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Men wearing women’s shoes walked up Main Street in Park City.</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> 58425989@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:03:13 MDT Southern Utah man ordered to stand trial in beating death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428919-78/lucero-stand-trial-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428919-78/lucero-stand-trial-assault.html.csp">Southern Utah man ordered to stand trial in beating death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T21:26:16.748-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 32-year-old man was ordered to stand trial Thursday, accused of beating a man to death last year in St. George. Mario Antoine Lucero, also known as Mario Alfonso Lucero, was charged in 5th District Court with one count of first-degree felony murder, one count of third-degree felony assault, along with misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and assault. On Thursday, a preliminary hearing was held, where prosecutors presented evidence and a judge ruled there was probable cause for Lucero to 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> 58428919@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:26:16 MDT A look at key developments in NFL controversies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428750-77/nfl-case-abuse-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428750-77/nfl-case-abuse-assault.html.csp">A look at key developments in NFL controversies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. Here is a look at key developments Wednesday: VIKINGS: WE MADE A MISTAKE The Minnesota Vikings reversed course and indefinitely benched star running back Adrian Peterson, claiming they “made a mistake” in reinstating him as he faced a child abuse charge in Tex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287502014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.356-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT NFL: Arizona Cardinals’ RB Dwyer head-butted wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428499-77/dwyer-police-wife-cardinals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428499-77/dwyer-police-wife-cardinals.html.csp">NFL: Arizona Cardinals’ RB Dwyer head-butted wife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.679-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday. The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault charges and deactivated from all team activities after he was taken into custody at the Cardinals’ practice facility and headquarters in Tempe. He spent a night in jail and made a brief court appeara...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284992014-09-18T23:09:22.679-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.679-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428499@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT NFL notes: Panthers remove Greg Hardy from active roster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426161-77/hardy-nfl-team-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426161-77/hardy-nfl-team-wednesday.html.csp">NFL notes: Panthers remove Greg Hardy from active roster</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:51:01.397-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved. The team removed Hardy from its active roster Wednesday, ending three weeks of indecision regarding his playing status. He played Week 1, sat out Week 2 and there was uncertainty about this week. So the Panthers placed Hardy on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list just hours after the Vikings took a similar d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584261612014-09-17T21:51:01.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T21:51:01.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58426161@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:01 MDT Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58415791-90/assault-burbank-code-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58415791-90/assault-burbank-code-council.html.csp">Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T08:48:18.322-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Council is preparing to mandate that the administration of Mayor Ralph Becker and his police department change the way they handle sex-assault investigations by testing the forensic evidence from every reported case. The unusual move is the next phase of a continuing and heated discussion that began last spring. During a tense April 15 work session, Councilman Kyle LaMalfa asked police Chief Chris Burbank why his department had not analyzed 788 of 1,001 Code R kits — or rape ...</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> 58415791@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:48:18 MDT Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420304-77/rice-cases-domestic-program.html.csp">Program that accepted Ray Rice rare in domestic cases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL and SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trenton, N.J. • The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask. Only 70 of the more than 15,000 domestic violence assault cases adjudicated from 2010 to 2013 in New Jersey’s Superior Court were admitted into the pretrial intervention program, according to records obtained by The Associated P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584203042014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420304@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT NFL: Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416011-77/domestic-violence-nfl-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416011-77/domestic-violence-nfl-assault.html.csp">NFL: Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.” Friel was the head of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit in the New York County District Attorney’s Office for more than a decade. Randel is the co-founder of No More, a campaign against domestic ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160112014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:41.908-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416011@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:41 MDT Texas basketball player Walker suspended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58406427-77/walker-texas-assault-campus.html.csp">Texas basketball player Walker suspended</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Texas guard Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault of a woman at a campus residence hall. According to campus police, authorities were called to the dorm Wednesday night, where the woman reported being assaulted by Walker, who she described as her boyfriend. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and a warrant was issued for Walker’s arrest on a charge of assault with injury/dating violence, a clas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584064272014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:23:00.316-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406427@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Cops nab ex-con in west Salt Lake City drive-by http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58374284-78/lake-salt-west-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58374284-78/lake-salt-west-assault.html.csp">Cops nab ex-con in west Salt Lake City drive-by</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="2014-09-04T13:25:17.406-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police arrested a violent ex-con after he allegedly fired a handgun from a passing pickup truck toward the west Salt Lake City home of his girlfriend. SLCPD officers responding to a 911 call about 12:30 a.m. Thursday say several witnesses, including relatives of the woman, recognized the gunman as her 36-year-old boyfriend. As he drove the truck past the home in the 1100 N. Redwood Road (1700 West) area, residents heard the gunshot and saw accompanying muzzle flash. No one was hurt. Officers qui...</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> 58374284@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:25:17 MDT Ontario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364240-223/bieber-police-ontario-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364240-223/bieber-police-ontario-assault.html.csp">Ontario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber’s hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. They said the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan “engaged in a phy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642402014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364240@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:29:23 MDT Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364277-223/brown-assault-guilty-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364277-223/brown-assault-guilty-washington.html.csp">Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NUCKOLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T09:51:01.841-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in the case, one that further tarnished the image of the Grammy-winning singer. Brown, 25, admitted that he hit a man who tried to get in a picture the singer was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642772014-09-02T09:51:01.841-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T09:51:01.841-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364277@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:51:01 MDT Utah colleges to talk campus sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352515-78/utah-college-assault-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352515-78/utah-college-assault-sexual.html.csp">Utah colleges to talk campus sex assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Annie Knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T14:58:46.861-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As college students return to classes, Utah higher education officials and others are joining a national chorus for more attention to campus sexual assault. “We need to open our eyes to the fact that we’re failing our students,” said Melissa Flores, the advising attorney to Westminster College. “Every student should feel safe at school.” That’s the idea behind a federal update to rules for colleges and universities investigating and reporting sexual assault. And it’s the topic of a two-day even...</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> 58352515@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:58:46 MDT Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp">Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who was charged with assault after being...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488052014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348805@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT