DEPARTMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEPARTMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Three rescued from vehicle that went into Jordan River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430819-78/jordan-river-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430819-78/jordan-river-lake-salt.html.csp">Three rescued from vehicle that went into Jordan River</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T21:49:03.806-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three teens were injured Thursday night when their SUV went off the road and into the Jordan River, authorities said. A group of bystanders jumped into the water, turned the vehicle upright and pulled two of the occupants out, Salt Lake City Fire Department Division Chief Robert McMicken said. He said firefighters, who arrived two minutes after being dispatched at 6:41 p.m. to 800 S. Jordan River Parkway, removed the third occupant from the vehicle. The three 16- and 17-year-old males were taken...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58430819@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:49:03 MDT Milbank: At last, a Benghazi hearing without rancor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58428613-82/gowdy-benghazi-hearing-cummings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58428613-82/gowdy-benghazi-hearing-cummings.html.csp">Milbank: At last, a Benghazi hearing without rancor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:18:47.771-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • When Trey Gowdy got the job to run the House’s new Benghazi select committee, there was good reason to fear bad things. Gowdy, a former prosecutor, was known for theatrical outbursts in hearings, rank partisanship and a fascination with Benghazi conspiracy theories about talking points, stand-down orders and Hillary Clinton’s culpability. But when the South Carolina Republican chaired his panel’s first public hearing Wednesday, Gowdy did something unexpected: He played it ...</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> 58428613@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:18:47 MDT 105-year-old Utah woman, raised at Bear Lake, feted with raspberry shake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425791-78/lake-calder-utah-bear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425791-78/lake-calder-utah-bear.html.csp">105-year-old Utah woman, raised at Bear Lake, feted with raspberry shake</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T20:01:55.424-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lou Calder remembers the first car to tool around Bear Lake. “It was a Buick, I think.” She watched teams of horses carry hay across a frozen Bear Lake and anglers store fish along the shore for year-round eating. But on Wednesday, the 105-year-old celebrated her birthday with a treat to really take her back to her roots: a raspberry milkshake. Calder is one of the 104 centenarians listed with the Utah Department of Administrative Services, and one of only six who are 105 and older. She was bo...</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> 58425791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:01:55 MDT Utah police chief charged with stalking women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422110-78/butterfield-chief-cooper-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422110-78/butterfield-chief-cooper-police.html.csp">Utah police chief charged with stalking women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.137-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Myton’s new police chief has been charged with stalking three women. Thomas Wade Butterfield was charged Tuesday in Duchesne County with three counts of stalking, one count of unlawful detention and one count of criminal trespass, all misdemeanors. Butterfield, 44, this year became the first chief of Myton’s newly formed police department. “People are innocent until proven guilty,” said Myton Mayor Kathleen Cooper. “At this point, we stand behind our chief, and we’ll defend him until we find out...</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> 58422110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT Air Force: ‘So help me God’ in oath is optional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58425798-68/force-god-airman-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58425798-68/force-god-airman-policy.html.csp">Air Force: ‘So help me God’ in oath is optional</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T18:21:04.249-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Airmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words “so help me God” if they choose, Air Force officials announced Wednesday. The policy change comes after an atheist airman at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada struck out the words on his Department of Defense reenlistment paperwork and ran afoul of a policy that prohibits omissions. The case went up to the Department of Defense General Counsel, which issued an opinion saying the language could be left out i...</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> 58425798@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:21:04 MDT Holder calls for increased whistleblower rewards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425806-79/financial-holder-whistleblower-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58425806-79/financial-holder-whistleblower-department.html.csp">Holder calls for increased whistleblower rewards</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="2014-09-17T16:11:01.576-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Justice Department expects to bring criminal charges in the coming months in investigations involving financial institutions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday as he called for better incentives for Wall Street whistleblowers who report crime. Holder did not describe the investigations in a speech at New York University’s law school except to say that they’re “focused on the conduct of individuals” and involve wrongdoing that has undermined the financial markets. He us...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584258062014-09-17T16:11:01.576-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:11:01.576-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425806@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:01 MDT Council scrutinizes police investigations of rapes, shootings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422207-78/police-council-kits-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58422207-78/police-council-kits-lake.html.csp">Council scrutinizes police investigations of rapes, shootings</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="2014-09-17T06:46:39.73-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Police Department was conspicuous by its absence Tuesday evening as the City Council began chewing over in earnest its concerns with rape investigations and officer-involved shootings. Among other things, the council sought more transparency from the police department. “We need the chief [Chris Burbank] to be less tone deaf on this,” said Councilman Luke Garrott. Police Chief Chris Burbank was out of town and none of his top policy subordinates were available, according to Dav...</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> 58422207@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:39 MDT Here’s more on federal investigation into FLDS child labor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58421554-191/amp-labor-department-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58421554-191/amp-labor-department-church.html.csp">Here’s more on federal investigation into FLDS child labor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:37:20.906-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;&lt;ul&gt;&lt;i&gt;“Good afternoon, this is a message from the Bishop’s Office. This is a call for all schools to take the rest of the week off of school to help with the nut harvest.”&lt;/i&gt;&lt;/ul&gt; According to federal documents, that message was sent by voicemail sometime in December 2012. The recipients were members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints still loyal to Warren Jeffs. The message is also a big piece of evidence the U.S. Depar...</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> 58421554@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:37:20 MDT FLDS cites ‘Hobby Lobby’ case to fight subpoena on child labor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420263-78/steed-labor-department-flds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420263-78/steed-labor-department-flds.html.csp">FLDS cites ‘Hobby Lobby’ case to fight subpoena on child labor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T15:56:06.375-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 03:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Updated with Vergel Steed’s correct first name and more about his relationship to the FLDS. The U.S. Department of Labor had some more questions for Vergel Steed. Specifically, the department wanted Steed to answer some questions about the workings of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. But a judge last week said Steed doesn’t have to answer. The why is making the rounds on blogs dedicated to religion as well as to labor and the law. Judge David Sam cited the recent ...</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> 58420263@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:56:06 MDT Self-driving cars now need a permit in California http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420372-68/vehicles-driving-california-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420372-68/vehicles-driving-california-cars.html.csp">Self-driving cars now need a permit in California</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN PRITCHARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:11:03.277-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. These may be the cars of the future, but for now they repr...</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> 58420372@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:11:03 MDT Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420365-68/confinement-moved-teenager-agency.html.csp">Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:08:02.216-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hartford, Conn. • A troubled transgender girl whose imprisonment in Connecticut without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates escaped from custody Tuesday, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since a judge in April ordered her to be imprisoned at the request of the Department of Children and Families, who said she was too violent to remain in their custody. The teenager, most recently held at a facility for delinquent boys, escaped while attending her ...</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> 58420365@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:02 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 Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417399-79/coal-terminal-state-corps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417399-79/coal-terminal-state-corps.html.csp">Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NIGEL DUARA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T16:49:19.491-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought its review of a proposed coal export terminal to an immediate halt, a blow to the Australian company that’s trying to get coal from the Northern Rockies to a hungry Asian market. Last month, Oregon state regulators rejected a proposed terminal on the Columbia River because it potentially would interfere with tribal fishing rights. On Monday, the Corps announced it had put its review on hold while a judge considers an appeal of the sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584173992014-09-15T16:49:19.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:49:19.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417399@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:49:19 MDT Strict dress code nets detentions at NY school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417175-68/code-dress-students-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417175-68/code-dress-students-department.html.csp">Strict dress code nets detentions at NY school</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:34:29.765-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A strict new dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in several detentions in the last two weeks. A city Department of Education spokeswoman said Monday that five students received detention and a number of students were spoken to by school administrators following the new “Dress for Success policy at Tottenville High School. Department spokeswoman Marge Feinberg says it is the first year the dress code was implemented. She didn’t say how many students were spoken to...</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> 58417175@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:34:29 MDT Utah state agencies big users of military weapons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp">Utah state agencies big users of military weapons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:09:48.352-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New data show that the Utah state government — from the attorney general to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources — has acquired a lot of surplus military weapons and gear. The Utah Highway Patrol alone possess 250 M-14 rifles. There were 412 state troopers at the end of 2012, according to state data. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has 84 M-14s, though the head of law enforcement for that agency said the DWR has been trying to return the rifles to the Department of Defense. The DWR...</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> 58402710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:09:48 MDT See what military weapons your Utah police or sheriff’s office has http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403582-78/county-sheriff-utah-map.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403582-78/county-sheriff-utah-map.html.csp">See what military weapons your Utah police or sheriff’s office has</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T07:45:02.263-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Data obtained by Muckrock.com shows what surplus military weapons Utah police forces posses. The map shows which city or county police forces received weapons. Or click here for a larger view of the map. State agencies have surplus military weapons and equipment, too, according to Defense Department data provided to Muckrock.com: • The Utah Attorney General’s Office has 15 M-16s. • The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources 84 M-14s, though the agency is trying to return them to the Defense Depa...</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> 58403582@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:45:02 MDT Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413178-68/police-says-department-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413178-68/police-says-department-black.html.csp">Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic. Carson quickly issued a plan that included advertising in the local black newspaper, outreach to groups like the NAACP and participation in job fairs at area colleges with large minority student bodies. Of 81 applicants in his first hiring round, only four wer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131782014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413178@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp">Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:55:02.284-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite position in court. Holder said Friday in a speech to the Hispanic National Bar Association that, “Though these children may not have a constitutional right to a lawyer, we have policy reasons and a moral obligation to insure the presence of counsel.” Yet last week, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Leo...</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> 58409601@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:55:02 MDT Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408070-79/credit-card-cards-stolen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408070-79/credit-card-cards-stolen.html.csp">Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas</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="2014-09-12T18:36:01.685-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today’s digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be beyond the reach of federal prosecutors. Justice Department officials are seeking a tougher law to combat overseas credit card trafficking, an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries. Authorities say the current statute is too weak because it allows people in other countries ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080702014-09-12T18:36:01.685-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T18:36:01.685-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408070@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:36:01 MDT Letter: U. leads the way for its hard-of-hearing fans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406891-82/hearing-utah-communications-deaf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406891-82/hearing-utah-communications-deaf.html.csp">Letter: U. leads the way for its hard-of-hearing fans</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.574-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hearing loss is a common problem caused by aging, disease, heredity and noise. One in five people have a hearing loss and are at a disadvantage because of hearing disability. Beginning with the start of this year’s football season, the University of Utah is providing accessibility to the deaf and hard of hearing by captioning in written form public address announcements at the Rice-Eccles Stadium. We greatly appreciate the support of President David Pershing, the athletic department, the stadiu...</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> 58406891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT