DEPARTMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEPARTMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds censure local police, yet give lethal military weapons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441671-68/department-police-equipment-justice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441671-68/department-police-equipment-justice.html.csp">Feds censure local police, yet give lethal military weapons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:54:29.334-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry. That lack of communication between two Cabinet agencies adds to questions about a program under review in the aftermath of the militarized police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The Pentagon, which provides the free surplus military equipment, says its consu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584416712014-09-22T09:54:29.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:54:29.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441671@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:54:29 MDT Utah's police forces lack Latino officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp">Utah's police forces lack Latino officers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T10:04:45.97-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The woman approached West Valley City police detective Franco Libertini with enthusiasm, like an old friend she hadn’t seen in a long time. But Libertini had never seen her before. Puzzled, he asked how she knew him. “I hear you on the radio!” the Latina replied. “I recognized your voice.” She then invited Libertini to visit her home, seeking his advice after two break-ins — an invitation typically considered a “no-no” in Latino culture, he said. Libertini, an Argentine immigr...</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> 58398191@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:04:45 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 MDT Letter: Why is Salt Lake City in the insurance business? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58434082-82/lake-salt-insurance-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58434082-82/lake-salt-insurance-business.html.csp">Letter: Why is Salt Lake City in the insurance business?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:52:02.461-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Commissioned sales people know they will always make more money than their salaried counterparts, if they are good. Our director of Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities has worked out a way to get a piece of the pie. Sell insurance! Get the city to do the printing and the mailing. Get an out-of-state outfit to do the fancy stuff. Keep your regular job with pension and time off and all. And mail it to all the customers of the utility like it is mandatory, even though you say it is not....</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> 58434082@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:52:02 MDT License plate scanner networks capture movements http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58434119-68/police-department-diego-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58434119-68/police-department-diego-law.html.csp">License plate scanner networks capture movements</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ELLIOT SPAGAT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T19:36:21.29-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement. The license plate scanning systems have multiplied across the U.S. over the last decade, funded largely by Homeland Security grants, and judges recently have upheld authorities’ rights to keep details from hundreds of millions of scans a secre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584341192014-09-19T19:36:21.29-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T19:36:21.29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58434119@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:36:21 MDT 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 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