DRIVER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRIVER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Investigators: No sign FedEx truck was on fire before crashing into bus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815057-68/bus-truck-investigators-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815057-68/bus-truck-investigators-fire.html.csp">Investigators: No sign FedEx truck was on fire before crashing into bus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Red Bluff, Calif. • Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in Northern California. National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind said investigators are not ruling out a pre-impact fire, but a fire expert did not find evidence of flames as the truck crossed a median, sideswiped a Nissan Altima and crashed into th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578150572014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815057@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:32:22 MDT Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp">Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:01:38.456-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people were injured, one seriously, when a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck head-on into a car and a motorcycle in the Cache County town of Millville. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said the crashes occurred about 7:30 p.m. Thursday near 140 West and 200 South when the eastbound 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, driven by a 40-year-old Millville man, went out of control and into the westbound lanes. The pickup truck struck both a 1999 Cadillac DeVille driven by a 51-...</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> 57807120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:01:38 MDT Providence Canyon rollover may have been DUI http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807197-78/canyon-driver-cache-deputies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807197-78/canyon-driver-cache-deputies.html.csp">Providence Canyon rollover may have been DUI</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:19:16.022-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alcohol is suspected a factor in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Providence Canyon that sparked a major ground search for the driver. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said deputies responding to a 911 call found a wrecked and abandoned 1990s model Mazda pickup truck about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, approximately 2 miles up the canyon. It had rolled off the road. Deputies and about 20 members of the Cache County Search and Rescue team searched the area for the driver, only to learn from a fam...</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> 57807197@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:19:16 MDT Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57804340-200/care-corchado-crash-lily.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57804340-200/care-corchado-crash-lily.html.csp">Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PATRICK PETERSON and MATT SEDENSKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T19:29:27.036-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Winter Park, Fla. • A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack. Robert Alex Corchado turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene of a deadly accident almost precisely 24 hours after the KinderCare facility in Winter Park was torn open in the wreck. He was being held on $100,000 bond, said the Orange County Correct...</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> 57804340@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:29:27 MDT Police: Legally blind, mentally impaired Utah girl found http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795309-78/girl-missing-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795309-78/girl-missing-lake-salt.html.csp">Police: Legally blind, mentally impaired Utah girl found</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T14:49:30.252-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 02:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A legally blind, mentally challenged teenage girl who went missing Monday was found alive and well Wednesday morning in Salt Lake City. UPD Detective Ken Hansen did not immediately provide details on where the 17-year-old Baylee Fausett been since she ran away from her Magna home earlier this week. The girl reportedly approached a Utah Transit Authority bus driver about 7 a.m. Wednesday near 300 South and 250 West, and identified herself as having been reported missing. The driver then notified ...</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> 57795309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:49:30 MDT Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790333-79/crash-institute-test-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790333-79/crash-institute-test-front.html.csp">Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain, both made by General Motors, received the highest “good” rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Toyota Highlander got the second-best “acceptable” rating in tests of 2014 models. But the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Toyota 4Runner and Ford Explorer got “marginal” ratings, while the Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot all were r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577903332014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790333@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:13:46 MDT Woman dies from injuries in Saturday I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57781957-78/amp-woman-valenzuela-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57781957-78/amp-woman-valenzuela-utah.html.csp">Woman dies from injuries in Saturday I-15 crash</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T20:45:01.687-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 57-year-old Ogden woman died late Saturday from injuries she suffered earlier that evening in a traffic crash. The Utah Highway Patrol is still notifying her family has not disclosed the woman’s name, though UHP spokesman Jesse Valenzuela said the woman and two passengers in her car were all from Ogden. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday, the woman, a 24-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were travelling north on Interstate 15 when their vehicle rolled near Brigham City. The older woman was drivi...</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> 57781957@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:45:01 MDT Woman ejected in northern Utah I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57780392-78/woman-valenzuela-vehicle-condition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57780392-78/woman-valenzuela-vehicle-condition.html.csp">Woman ejected in northern Utah I-15 crash</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="2014-04-06T13:33:19.874-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was ejected from a vehicle as it rolled on the freeway near Brigham City. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday, a 57-year-old woman, a 24-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were travelling north on Interstate 15 when their vehicle rolled near mile marker 362. It appears that the driver, the older woman, suffers from a medical condition that caused her to pass out, said Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Jesse Valenzuela. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and flown in a helicopter to a local hosp...</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> 57780392@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:33:19 MDT UHP: 2 die when car pulls in front of oncoming SUV on Highway 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57773874-78/jeep-uhp-highway-brother.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57773874-78/jeep-uhp-highway-brother.html.csp">UHP: 2 die when car pulls in front of oncoming SUV on Highway 6</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T23:16:12.379-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers say a Spanish Fork Canyon crash that killed an Ogden teen and her brother occurred when the victims’ car suddenly pulled in front of an oncoming Jeep Wrangler near Thistle. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said that both the Nissan’s driver, 16-year-old Katherine P. Marcus, and her passenger and brother, Taylor Marcus, 12, were ejected despite wearing seatbelts. Both were dead at the scene of the 1:06 p.m. Thursday accident at the junction of Highways 6 and 89. None of the three...</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> 57773874@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:16:12 MDT Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp">Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By bOB mIMS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T21:44:48.7-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City man was in serious condition Monday, two days after he fatally struck a moose and totaled his car on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir. The Utah Highway Patrol said the 61-year-old man’s Saturn, traveling 65-75 mph, was westbound about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when the cow moose stepped into the road. The collision sent the animal up onto the hood, where it shattered the windshield and collapsed the car’s roof. The driver, initially in critical condition, suffered numerous cuts ...</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> 57752986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:48 MDT Salt Lake City cop stops angry driver at gunpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753461-78/driver-officer-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753461-78/driver-officer-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City cop stops angry driver at gunpoint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T13:28:15.344-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City police officer drew his gun to stop an angry driver who aggressively approached him during a traffic stop this weekend. The driver and two passengers were arrested after drugs and a weapon were found in their possession. The incident began at 10:20 p.m. Sunday when the officer pulled over the car after learning it was uninsured. The 29-year-old driver quickly exited the car and came at the officer. Feeling threatened, the officer ordered the 6-foot-3, 215-pound man to stop at gu...</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> 57753461@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:28:15 MDT Commentary: Questioning the role of college athletes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743482-82/athletes-parks-rosa-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743482-82/athletes-parks-rosa-driver.html.csp">Commentary: Questioning the role of college athletes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jordan weissmann</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:16:10.144-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By Jordan Weissmann Slate NEW YORK — The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has already been embroiled in a scandal for allowing its athletes to enroll in fake courses for easy credit. Now, the whole controversy has a rather potent visual symbol to go along with it: a 146-word, ungrammatical essay on Rosa Parks that earned an A-. Mary Willingham, who spent a decade tutoring and advising UNC’s jocks before becoming a whistleblower, unveiled the paper during an interview with ESPN. As the ...</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> 57743482@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:16:10 MDT Driver nearly loses finger in scuffle with knife-wielding pedestrian http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733172-78/suspect-driver-finger-knife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733172-78/suspect-driver-finger-knife.html.csp">Driver nearly loses finger in scuffle with knife-wielding pedestrian</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T10:28:07.525-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorist nearly lost a finger when he was slashed by a knife-wielding pedestrian he confronted after the man allegedly threw items at his car early Wednesday morning in northwest Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City police Detective Dennis McGowan said the male driver told officers that he was near 900 West and 600 North about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when the suspect and a female companion walked in front of him, attempting to cross in the middle of the road. McGowan said the woman hurried across, but ...</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> 57733172@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:28:07 MDT Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724133-68/marriage-state-county-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724133-68/marriage-state-county-court.html.csp">Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS and JEFF KAROUB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Bethany Joy Rozeboom and Mary Winn couldn’t have been much happier after receiving their long-awaited marriage license this weekend after a judge’s ruling that Michigan’s ban on such same-sex unions was illegal. But the Grand Rapids couple and others across Michigan were still in a waiting game Monday to be recognized as legally married on state driver’s licenses, voter registration records, Social Security cards and other documents because the ruling has been put on hold while the sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577241332014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T14:05:39.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724133@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:05:39 MDT Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp">Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T21:04:49.087-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Clinton man was killed when his pickup truck, possibly speeding in wind-whipped snow, collided head-on with a semi-trailer rig on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir in Wasatch County. The Utah Highway Patrol said that in appears that 51-year-old Craig L. Batchelor attempted to pass a slow-moving, eastbound SUV by crossing over a double-yellow, no-passing line about 7 p.m. Monday. In near-whitehout conditions, troopers reported, Batchelor’s pickup struck the left front of the westbound semi....</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> 57697180@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:04:49 MDT Fatal auto-pedestrian accident in Tooele http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693067-78/wimmer-wilson-tooele-walking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693067-78/wimmer-wilson-tooele-walking.html.csp">Fatal auto-pedestrian accident in Tooele</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T06:28:05.723-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 06:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man died in an auto-pedestrian accident in Tooele before full light Monday morning. James Wilson, 41, was walking along the shoulder near Highway 112 and Industrial Loop Road about 7 a.m. when he was struck from behind by a car, said Tooele police Capt. Paul Wimmer. Wimmer said witnesses told officers that Wilson had been walking on or along the white line, dangerously close to the travel lanes, just prior to being hit. Wilson was walking in the dark, dressed in dark clothing, and “just may ...</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> 57693067@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:28:05 MDT Utah bus company closed by feds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57682549-90/brady-bus-company-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57682549-90/brady-bus-company-driver.html.csp">Utah bus company closed by feds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T15:03:33.612-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 03:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal officials say a commercial bus carrying the Beaver High School speech and debate team to Berkeley, Calif., last month had its mirrors, bumpers and luggage compartments held together with bungee cords. It smelled like gasoline inside and the front doors would not stay closed. The bus driver stood while at the wheel to remove his sweatshirt or adjust his seat cushion, causing the bus to swerve. He drove the entire 14.5 hour trip, far exceeding federal driving limits. Along the way, he mad...</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> 57682549@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:03:33 MDT South By Southwest goes on after crash kills 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57680230-200/police-austin-acevedo-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57680230-200/police-austin-acevedo-driver.html.csp">South By Southwest goes on after crash kills 2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T22:46:40.589-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">AUSTIN, Texas • Fleeing police, a driver gunned a gray Honda Civic through a street barricade and into a crowd of South By Southwest festival attendees early Thursday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and casting a pall over one of the nation’s hippest celebrations of music, movies and technology. The driver struck multiple pedestrians around 12:30 a.m. on a block filled with concertgoers, then sped down the street, hitting and killing a man from the Netherlands on a bicycle and an Austin ...</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> 57680230@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:46:40 MDT Suspected drunken driver kills 2 at Austin music fest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676161-68/driver-austin-police-street.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676161-68/driver-austin-police-street.html.csp">Suspected drunken driver kills 2 at Austin music fest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS TALBOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:39:01.945-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • A suspected drunken driver barreled through police barricades and drove down a crowded street at the South by Southwest festival early Thursday morning, killing two people and injuring 23 in an act authorities say was intentional. The driver struck multiple pedestrians at about 12:30 a.m. on a block filled with concertgoers, continued down the street and hit and killed a man from the Netherlands on a bicycle and a woman from Austin on a moped, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said...</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> 57676161@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:39:01 MDT California man nabbed for trunkload of pot after car breaks down on I-80 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665100-78/officer-upd-pulled-dog.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665100-78/officer-upd-pulled-dog.html.csp">California man nabbed for trunkload of pot after car breaks down on I-80</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:27:49.824-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It started as a friendly stop by a Unified Police officer to help a motorist in trouble. Then, everything went to pot. Literally. A UPD officer was driving along Interstate 80 near 7200 West about 2:30 p.m. Monday when a rented Nissan Maxima in front of him pulled over the side of the road, its hazard lights on. “Our officer pulled over to see if he needed help, and in the process of talking with the driver became suspicious,” said UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal. Coincidentally, that was when a Utah High...</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> 57665100@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:27:49 MDT