BURBANK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BURBANK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Transparency builds trust in rape-kit process http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832311-82/rape-burbank-kits-cases.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832311-82/rape-burbank-kits-cases.html.csp">Editorial: Transparency builds trust in rape-kit process</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T10:57:21.033-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A heated exchange involving Salt Lake City’s police chief and a member of the City Council has prompted quick action from Police Chief Chris Burbank, and the Salt Lake County Attorney’s Office that could bring more rapists to justice. While Burbank took umbrage with criticism from Councilman Kyle LaMalfa about the lack of evaluations of hundreds of rape evidence “kits,” he also rightly took the criticism to heart. His plan for more transparency should mean better communication among law enfor...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57832311@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:57:21 MDT Police chief: Rape data to go online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57828323-90/approach-burbank-cases-chief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57828323-90/approach-burbank-cases-chief.html.csp">Police chief: Rape data to go online</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="2014-04-16T22:46:06.768-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank ripped into City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa on Wednesday for impugning detectives who investigate rape allegations — and then he outlined a groundbreaking initiative that would make such inquiries transparent. Burbank put forward his “Code R Kit Project,” which would post online information on 625 rape cases but would protect the identity of victims. It would allow the public to see if forensic rape kits were forwarded to the state crime lab for processing,...</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> 57828323@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:46:06 MDT Paul Rolly: The challenge Chief Burbank faces in fighting police brutality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775146-90/police-burbank-sltrib-commichaux.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775146-90/police-burbank-sltrib-commichaux.html.csp">Paul Rolly: The challenge Chief Burbank faces in fighting police brutality</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T22:12:56.245-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank faces a challenge. He wants people who witness police brutality in his city to contact him and give him the time, location and description of the offending cops. Then, he says, he will take immediate action. But that’s not easy. An incident near the homeless shelter in downtown Salt Lake City illustrates the problem. After Seth Commichaux witnessed what he says were two police officers cursing and manhandling a group of homeless people lying under blank...</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> 57775146@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:12:56 MDT Safety issues in Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Park concern neighbors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57751388-78/park-homeless-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57751388-78/park-homeless-lake-salt.html.csp">Safety issues in Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Park concern neighbors</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="2014-04-02T14:21:23.447-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 02:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mary Woodhead, a Salt Lake City planning commissioner who works kitty-corner from Pioneer Park, remembers when she could walk there during her lunch break, undisturbed. Then last summer, the park began to swell with transients. Nowadays, she is accosted almost every time she goes there. “It’s now excruciatingly frightening,” she said. “… [The park] feels completely unsafe. There’s continuous crime. There’s continuous drug dealing.” That’s what was on her mind as she and the other commissioners ...</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> 57751388@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:21:23 MDT Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp">Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:46:38.905-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted man was killed and two police officers wounded from gunshots after a traffic stop in downtown Salt Lake City erupted into a firefight early Friday morning. The man who died in the shootout was identified as 34-year-old Christopher Leo Knight, from Lakeport, Calif., who was wanted by California authorities on suspicion of a drug possession. The gun battle occurred about 2:15 a.m. Friday after the two city patrol officers stopped a mud-splattered, light-colored Jeep near 300 South and We...</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> 57742577@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:46:38 MDT British conductor back to lead Utah Symphony for consecutive weekends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57568447-223/symphony-music-utah-wigglesworth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57568447-223/symphony-music-utah-wigglesworth.html.csp">British conductor back to lead Utah Symphony for consecutive weekends</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T17:20:13.568-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mark Wigglesworth’s Utah Symphony debut in 2012 was so well-received, music director Thierry Fischer invited him back twice. The British conductor, who recently was appointed as music director of the English National Opera, will lead the Utah Symphony on back-to-back weekends: Feb. 28 and March 1 • Albert Schnelzer’s “A Freak in Burbank,” the Grieg Piano Concerto with soloist Alexander Melnikov and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. March 7-8 • Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 (“Haffner”), Lutoslawski’s Symph...</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> 57568447@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:20:13 MDT