AUTHORITIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AUTHORITIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gunman who wounded 2 Texas officers found dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215405-68/officers-dead-texas-authorities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215405-68/officers-dead-texas-authorities.html.csp">Gunman who wounded 2 Texas officers found dead</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:22:02.068-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 body of Joaquin Cibrian after determining it was safe to approach the home in the Rio Grande Valley town of La Joya. In the aftermath of the hours-long standoff Tuesday evening, authorities said only that the gunman was “presumed dead.” Officers had raided ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582154052014-07-23T10:22:02.068-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T10:22:02.068-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215405@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:22:02 MDT NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215023-79/accounts-stubhub-tickets-thieves.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215023-79/accounts-stubhub-tickets-thieves.html.csp">NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:17:10.235-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Six people were indicted Wednesday in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users’ accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such prime events as Jay-Z and Elton John concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game and Broadway shows like “The Book of Mormon,” the Manhattan district attorney said. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said the thieves would then resell the tickets and split up the proceeds. “Today’s arrests and indictment con...</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> 58215023@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:17:10 MDT Former Utah man suspected in Texas killings collapses in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173586-68/haskell-wife-court-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173586-68/haskell-wife-court-family.html.csp">Former Utah man suspected in Texas killings collapses in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL GRACZYK and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring, Texas • A former Utah man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited the charges against him. A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state district judge during a probable cause hearing when he fell to the ground. Deputies lifted him to his feet and the 33-year-old Haskell stood for about another minute before collapsing again. He was then lifted into a chair and wheeled from the courtroo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581735862014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173586@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:35:42 MDT Gunman demanded to know ex-wife’s whereabouts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171786-68/haskell-family-wife-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171786-68/haskell-family-wife-thursday.html.csp">Gunman demanded to know ex-wife’s whereabouts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL GRACZYK and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T20:10:25.292-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 08:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring, Texas • A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family’s suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was, authorities said Thursday. The lone survivor of the attack, the slain couple’s 15-year-old daughter, suffered a fractured skull when a bullet grazed her head. She played dead and called 911 after Ronald Lee Haskell left the house, prosecutors revealed at a court h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581717862014-07-10T20:10:25.292-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T20:10:25.292-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171786@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:10:25 MDT Teen confesses to fire that burned historic Utah mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165363-78/fire-brigham-burned-historic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165363-78/fire-brigham-burned-historic.html.csp">Teen confesses to fire that burned historic Utah mill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 bored and started playing with matches when the fire got away from him on June 29. Five fire departments responded to the blaze at the Baron Woolen Mills buildings, which date back to 1869. No injuries were reported. Authorities say the boy confessed ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581653632014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165363@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:58:45 MDT Letter: LDS women too busy to whine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157530-82/women-busy-lds-whine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157530-82/women-busy-lds-whine.html.csp">Letter: LDS women too busy to whine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T17:13:34.103-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ordain Women do not speak for me or the majority of LDS women. I do not want any “favor” or “consideration” that is a result of the campaign by these women who refuse to accept church doctrine. Don’t these women have enough to do? Why don’t they use their time to help with some of the many outreach programs the church sponsors? Many other churches and organizations sponsor humanitarian missions to parts of the world; however, there is much left to do. The LDS women I know are very busy tea...</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> 58157530@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:13:34 MDT UK investigating Facebook over psych experiment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143334-79/facebook-experiment-users-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143334-79/facebook-experiment-users-data.html.csp">UK investigating Facebook over psych experiment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T14:30:01.873-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • British data protection authorities are investigating revelations that Facebook conducted a psychological experiment on its users. The Information Commissioner’s Office said Wednesday that it wants to learn more about the circumstances of the experiment carried out by two U.S. universities and the social network. The commissioner’s office is working with authorities in Ireland, where Facebook has headquarters for its European operations. French authorities are also reviewing the matter....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581433342014-07-02T14:30:01.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T14:30:01.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143334@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:30:01 MDT Companies charged in NYC construction scam http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143314-79/safety-managers-site-construction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143314-79/safety-managers-site-construction.html.csp">Companies charged in NYC construction scam</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T15:57:02.23-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 03:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Two construction-safety companies dispatched cooks, hairdressers, bellhops and musicians to sign off as licensed safety experts — one of them dead — on inspections at dozens of Manhattan high-rise sites, authorities said Wednesday. Flouting a city law that requires a private-sector “site safety manager” to spend at least two hours a day checking everything from ladders to firefighting pipes, the companies hired unqualified relatives and others, gave them the names of 10 real safety ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581433142014-07-02T15:57:02.23-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T15:57:02.23-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143314@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:57:02 MDT California grandmother arrested after toddler drinks meth tea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137188-68/meth-tea-toddler-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137188-68/meth-tea-toddler-arrested.html.csp">California grandmother arrested after toddler drinks meth tea</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:27:02.777-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idyllwild, Calif. • Authorities in Southern California say a 51-year-old woman has been arrested on child-endangerment charges after her 2-year-old granddaughter drank tea with methamphetamine in it. Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Craig McDonald says the toddler’s mother called authorities Monday morning saying the child had not slept and was talking rapidly, scratching, and couldn’t sit still. U-T San Diego reports (http://bit.ly/1lO9HOg ) the girl was taken to a hospital, where it was determi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371882014-07-01T08:27:02.777-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:27:02.777-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137188@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:27:02 MDT French bank BNP guilty of U.S. sanctions violations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58134569-79/bank-sanctions-bnp-transactions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58134569-79/bank-sanctions-bnp-transactions.html.csp">French bank BNP guilty of U.S. sanctions violations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T16:41:02.746-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, pleaded guilty Monday and agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced. After months of negotiations, the bank admitted to violating U.S. trade sanctions by conducting currency transactions for clients in Sudan, Cuba and Iran. The transactions were made through the bank’s New York ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581345692014-06-30T16:41:02.746-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T16:41:02.746-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134569@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:41:02 MDT Robert Downey Jr.’s son arrested in drug case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133225-68/downey-drug-indio-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133225-68/downey-drug-indio-robert.html.csp">Robert Downey Jr.’s son arrested in drug case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T11:59:01.874-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 11:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Hollywood, Calif. • Actor Robert Downey Jr. thanked authorities Monday for arresting his 20-year-old son on suspicion of cocaine possession and said the family was determined to get him the help he needs. Indio Falconer Downey was taken into custody on Sunday afternoon after a car he was riding in was pulled over in West Hollywood, authorities said. “Unfortunately, there’s a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it,” Robert Downey, Jr., who had a series of high-profi...</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> 58133225@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:59:01 MDT Utah woman missing after Colorado rafting accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129929-78/utah-raft-woman-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129929-78/utah-raft-woman-accident.html.csp">Utah woman missing after Colorado rafting accident</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salida, Colo. • Authorities are looking for a 31-year-old Utah woman who was tossed from a raft in the Arkansas River near Salida and swept downstream by the swift current. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says Amanda Taylor, of Vernal, Utah, was with six others when the raft overturned as it went over a diversion dam Saturday night. Five people in the group made it to shore, and authorities rescued a 22 -year-old man who was found clinging to the overturned raft. The search for Taylor was ca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581299292014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129929@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:44:39 MDT Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129402-77/auburn-lutzenkirchen-family-georgia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129402-77/auburn-lutzenkirchen-family-georgia.html.csp">Ex-Auburn football player killed in Georgia crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:04:19.189-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LaGrange, Ga. • Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, a fan favorite who played on the 2010 national championship team, has died in a one-car crash in Georgia, state police said. Authorities said Lutzenkirchen, 23, was ejected from a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe when it overturned several times near LaGrange early Sunday morning. He was a passenger in the vehicle. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn called Lutzenkirchen “a great player and competitor” and “a great teammate and friend off the field.” “This ...</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> 58129402@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:04:19 MDT Singapore gays rally to counter opposition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126771-68/pink-rally-377-dot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126771-68/pink-rally-377-dot.html.csp">Singapore gays rally to counter opposition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SATISH CHENEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T11:29:02.333-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Singapore • Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for an annual rally that came under unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives, with one influential Christian pastor calling on the government to ban the event. Previous Pink Dot rallies have been held without much opposition. But as they grew in numbers from less than 3,000 people when the first event was held in 2009 to more than 20,000 last year, so did their disapproval. Organizers said a reco...</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> 58126771@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:29:02 MDT Cuban baseball player Yasmani Tomas defects http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093871-77/baseball-tomas-cuban-industriales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093871-77/baseball-tomas-cuban-industriales.html.csp">Cuban baseball player Yasmani Tomas defects</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.235-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Havana • Hard-hitting outfielder Yasmani Tomas of Havana’s powerhouse ballclub Industriales has defected, Cuban authorities said Friday. News of Tomas’ defection came in a single paragraph at the end of an article in Communist Party newspaper Granma, which interviewed national baseball director Higinil Velez Carrion about two games next month against a visiting U.S. collegian team. “From the same source, Granma learned of the departure from the country, through unscrupulous, illegal human traffi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580938712014-06-20T23:34:43.235-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:34:43.235-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093871@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT Mormon HQ could halt Kelly, Dehlin censures, but will it? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58081302-78/kelly-church-mormon-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58081302-78/kelly-church-mormon-lds.html.csp">Mormon HQ could halt Kelly, Dehlin censures, but will it?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T12:31:47.891-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 12:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The LDS Church insists that excommunication threats targeting Mormon activists Kate Kelly and John Dehlin were generated exclusively by their respective LDS leaders in Virginia and northern Utah. Others see the timing as evidence that the two disciplinary hearings are being coordinated from the faith’s Salt Lake City headquarters — and rumors abound about who ultimately may be behind them. But this much is certain: If Mormon higher-ups want these actions to stop, they could do so. After al...</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> 58081302@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:31:47 MDT Snake River search for missing mom finds nothing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078479-68/search-capone-http-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078479-68/search-capone-http-idaho.html.csp">Snake River search for missing mom finds nothing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T15:48:25.852-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lewiston, Idaho • The latest search of the Snake River for the body of a Washington state woman whose former husband is charged with killing her has come up empty. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/T4adw1) the search that ended Saturday included the U.S. Coast Guard and officials from Washington state and Idaho. Rachael Anderson, a 40-year-old mother of four from Clarkston, Washington, was in the process of getting a divorce when she disappeared April 16, 2010. Authorities said 52-year...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580784792014-06-17T15:48:25.852-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T15:48:25.852-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078479@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:48:25 MDT Cartel lookouts give go-ahead from desert hilltops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075870-68/county-border-lookouts-desert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075870-68/county-border-lookouts-desert.html.csp">Cartel lookouts give go-ahead from desert hilltops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASTRID GALVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T22:03:07.773-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tucson, Ariz. • Men paid to be lookouts for Mexican drug cartels used sophisticated technology to spot law enforcement and alert smugglers in the Arizona desert, a trafficking tactic under investigation by local and federal authorities for months. The arrests of the group of men mark what Pinal County authorities say is an ongoing problem in the county 70 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Sheriff’s officials say the county is ripe with cartel activity that travels north from two Arizona co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580758702014-06-16T22:03:07.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T22:03:07.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075870@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:03:07 MDT Cop: Man with gun tattoo had real gun in waistband http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58072099-68/gun-smith-police-tattoo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58072099-68/gun-smith-police-tattoo.html.csp">Cop: Man with gun tattoo had real gun in waistband</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T21:28:08.983-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Maine • A man with a realistic-looking tattoo of a gun on his stomach had the real thing tucked into his waistband when he was arrested, police said. Police told the Morning Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1p2LHWq ) that 41-year-old Michael Smith, of Norridgewock, showed up at a sheriff’s deputy’s home Thursday night. He was crying and had been drinking, authorities said. Smith told police he had a fight with his ex-girlfriend and had stolen prescription narcotics from her, authorities said. H...</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> 58072099@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:28:08 MDT Turkish police crackdown on protesters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011990-68/police-protests-istanbul-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011990-68/police-protests-istanbul-protesters.html.csp">Turkish police crackdown on protesters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER and SUZAN FRASER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T16:15:12.595-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Istanbul • Police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to push back crowds of protesters who defied a warning by Turkey’s prime minister and gathered in Istanbul and Ankara on the anniversary of last year’s nationwide anti-government demonstrations. Riot police fired tear gas on hundreds of protesters on a main pedestrian street leading to Istanbul’s main square, Taksim, following a stand-off with police. Clashes also erupted in the capital Ankara, where police used water cannons against a...</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> 58011990@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 16:15:12 MDT