DRIVER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRIVER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446149-68/pizza-driver-http-hurt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446149-68/pizza-driver-http-hurt.html.csp">Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN (http://bit.ly/1rivLl5) that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the pizza. They’re thanking Officers Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss for going out of their way. The Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in the collision at an intersecti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584461492014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:29:01.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:29:01 MDT Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425588-223/driver-config-data-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425588-223/driver-config-data-says.html.csp">Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T13:57:02.328-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed. Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” has obviously colored impressions of the 30-year-old actor, as has the kind of language often used to describe his performances — words like “primal,” “animalistic” and “raw.” But the gulf between Driver and his “Girls” character (also named Adam), is surprisingly — and impressively — vast. Unlike the intense, unpredi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584255882014-09-22T13:57:02.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T13:57:02.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425588@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:57:02 MDT NASCAR: Kevin Harvick dismisses wins as key to Cup title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58436355-77/harvick-win-chase-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58436355-77/harvick-win-chase-race.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Harvick dismisses wins as key to Cup title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:31:02.284-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Loudon, N.H. • Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR’s new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion. Just win and advance, baby! Time for a T.O. Sure, winning races earn a driver an automatic berth into the next round, decided after every three races, before the final four drivers are left to duke it out for the Sprint Cup championship in the finale at Homestead. But piling up points can get a driver to Homestead even without a win. Kevin Harvick would love to add at least a third win t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584363552014-09-20T23:31:02.284-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T23:31:02.284-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436355@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:31:02 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 Auto racing: Grand jury will weigh Tony Stewart case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422407-77/stewart-case-grand-jury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422407-77/stewart-case-grand-jury.html.csp">Auto racing: Grand jury will weigh Tony Stewart case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 06:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff’s investigators. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case, but instead announced his deci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584224072014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T06:46:10.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58422407@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:10 MDT California issues test permits for self-driving cars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419878-79/vehicles-california-cars-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419878-79/vehicles-california-cars-driving.html.csp">California issues test permits for self-driving cars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN PRITCHARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • For the first time, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. The agency is issuing permits Tuesday that let three companies test 29 vehicles on highways and in neighborhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel, in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. With 25 vehicles, Google’s souped-up Lexus SUVs are the biggest fleet. Mercedes and VW have two vehicles each. Self-driving cars already have gone hun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584198782014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Officers at the Unified Police Department’s Holladay substation heard gunshots nearby at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, said police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They went out to investigate and found a white Cadillac and a white Chevy Cavalier in the area of 4500 S. 2300 East, both driving at a high rate of speed and without their lights on, Hoyal said. Officers ...</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> 58412609@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:44:06 MDT Kirby: Policing was a spectator sport for me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407561-78/kirby-car-photo-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407561-78/kirby-car-photo-police.html.csp">Kirby: Policing was a spectator sport for me</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T09:57:38.44-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police Chief Chris Burbank recently told a batch of new recruits that they will be under enormous scrutiny by the public, and if they had any expectations of being treated fairly “like the rest of the public,” they should choose a different career. Burbank’s right. Case in point is this photo of two of his officers trying to jimmy the door of one of their patrol cars because they locked the keys inside. If these were two regular citizens, the reader who sent me this photo last 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> 58407561@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:57:38 MDT Lawmakers to high court: Protect pregnant workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403784-79/court-pregnant-pregnancy-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403784-79/court-pregnant-pregnancy-lawmakers.html.csp">Lawmakers to high court: Protect pregnant workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOPE YEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T07:55:00.48-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 120 members of Congress urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to recognize that pregnant workers are entitled to reasonable accommodations such as light duty, saying it’s needed to ensure that expecting mothers are not forced out of their jobs. In a friend-of-the-court brief, the Democratic lawmakers — 99 from the House, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 24 senators — said UPS delivery driver Peggy Young of Lorton, Va., was unfairly treated by her employer when it ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584037842014-09-12T07:55:00.48-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T07:55:00.48-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403784@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:55:00 MDT Airborne tire debris blamed for Utah I-80 rollover crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58401932-78/debris-lake-salt-airborne.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58401932-78/debris-lake-salt-airborne.html.csp">Airborne tire debris blamed for Utah I-80 rollover crash</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="2014-09-12T09:05:08.534-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Airborne debris kicked up by another vehicle has been blamed for a rollover accident that injured a teenage driver and her parents late Wednesday night on Interstate 80. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the 16-year-old female driver swerved to avoid the debris, believed to be remnants of a truck retread tire, when it was dislodged by a car in front of her about 11 p.m. Wednesday. She ran off the road and rolled down an embankment at mile post 99, near the Tooele-Salt Lake County line. Tr...</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> 58401932@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:05:08 MDT Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need to have drivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374662-79/toyota-safety-technology-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374662-79/toyota-safety-technology-car.html.csp">Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need to have drivers</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="2014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ypsilanti, Mich. • Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from safety executives at Toyota, who on Thursday promised by 2017 to have collision-prevention technology installed across its U.S. line-up, in both mainstream and luxury vehicles. But for now at least, every vehicle the company designs and builds will require someone in the driver seat. Toyota expects by ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583746622014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T13:47:19.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:47:19 MDT Driverless cars hijacked by hackers signal a risk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374139-79/cars-risk-vehicles-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374139-79/cars-risk-vehicles-car.html.csp">Driverless cars hijacked by hackers signal a risk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alexa Liautaud</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:46:01.896-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • A red VW Golf jerks back and forth as it maneuvers into a parking space in the English spa town of Cheltenham. The halting efforts resemble those of a new driver, and in a sense they are -- just not from the person sitting at the wheel. The car itself is navigating into the spot, which it manages without a scratch. The man in the driver’s seat, who has his hands resting leisurely on his lap except for the occasional gear change, is a mere onlooker in this demonstration of the latest aut...</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> 58374139@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:46:01 MDT Teen ran red light, triggered fatal crash with bus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373601-78/prism-west-2200-bus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373601-78/prism-west-2200-bus.html.csp">Teen ran red light, triggered fatal crash with bus</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="2014-09-04T20:54:31.902-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police say it appears a teenage driver ran a red light, triggering a multi-vehicle crash that killed an elderly man. Police spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku said investigators found that the 18-year-old female behind the wheel of a Geo Prism failed to stop for the signal at 4100 S. 2200 West when it turned red about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. The southbound Prism then collided with a northbound car on 2200 West, and both vehicles then careened into the rear of a Utah Transit Authority bus...</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> 58373601@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:54:31 MDT Semi spreads broccoli, mayhem across I-80 lanes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58367840-78/semi-eastbound-lanes-broccoli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58367840-78/semi-eastbound-lanes-broccoli.html.csp">Semi spreads broccoli, mayhem across I-80 lanes</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="2014-09-03T11:27:43.501-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A semi-trailer rig slammed into a barrier wall early Wednesday morning, spreading much of its load of broccoli across the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 about 15 miles west of Salt Lake City. Moments after the 4 a.m. crash, an eastbound vehicle swerved to avoid hitting the semi and rolled. Utah Highway Patrol said the male driver, conscious and breathing, was transported by ambulance to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No injuries were reported to the semi’s driver. The crash, ...</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> 58367840@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:27:43 MDT One dead in Cache County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364904-78/frew-driver-cache-sierra.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364904-78/frew-driver-cache-sierra.html.csp">One dead in Cache County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T22:20:27.998-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One person died late Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle crash in the Cache County town of Hyde Park. Dav Frew, an 82-year-old man from Preston, Idaho, was killed in the accident, which happened just before noon in the area of 4040 N. Main Street. According to North Park police officials, Frew was driving his 1991 blue Mazda pickup and was trying to make a left-hand turn in the intersection, attempting to head north on US 91. A 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck was driving south on the highway whe...</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> 58364904@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:20:27 MDT Ontario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364240-223/bieber-police-ontario-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364240-223/bieber-police-ontario-assault.html.csp">Ontario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber’s hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. They said the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan “engaged in a phy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642402014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:29:23.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364240@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:29:23 MDT Holiday weekend DUI crackdown targets S. Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346574-78/lake-salt-dui-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346574-78/lake-salt-dui-south.html.csp">Holiday weekend DUI crackdown targets S. Salt Lake</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="2014-08-28T20:52:52.518-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drive drunk, high or both in South Salt Lake this Labor Day weekend and it could be off to jail for you. Rob Timmerman, director of the local Coalition for Drug Free Youth, says his organization is teaming up with SSLPD as a sponsor of this holiday’s Drug and Alcohol DUI Saturation Patrol. The city will beef up its police patrols from Saturday evening into Sunday morning specifically to hunt for impaired drivers. Timmerman said a 2010 survey of drinkers in Salt Lake County confirmed that when ...</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> 58346574@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:52:52 MDT Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344715-68/barajas-banda-sons-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344715-68/barajas-banda-sons-killed.html.csp">Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUAN A. LOZANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T19:12:41.976-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Angleton, Texas • A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners. “This was a loss for everybody,” said a visibly relieved David Barajas, who cried and hugged his wife, Cindy, after the verdict was read. Prosecutors had alleged that Barajas killed 20-year-old Jose Banda in a fit of rage after Banda plowed into Barajas and his sons while they were pushing a truck on a r...</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> 58344715@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:12:41 MDT Letter: Don’t rush to judge bus driver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343079-82/bus-child-driver-seat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343079-82/bus-child-driver-seat.html.csp">Letter: Don’t rush to judge bus driver</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.393-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A lot has been said about the bus driver who is charged for touching a couple of girls inappropriately while buckling them in their seat belts. Without being there, it’s impossible to know exactly what went on, but anyone who has tried to buckle a young child in a seat must know that in order to strap them in properly, it’s almost impossible to put the child in the seat without sitting them on top of the strap that goes in front of them. Grabbing the strap requires reaching under the child and...</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> 58343079@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT 2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343303-68/driver-chicago-lawsuit-taxi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343303-68/driver-chicago-lawsuit-taxi.html.csp">2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi. They claim the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and are seeking an undisclosed amount in damages. The lawsuit contends McCrea gave White, his boyfriend, a one-second-long kiss during a ride from the airport, the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1C2r0BR ) reported. The men sai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583433032014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T13:26:09.713-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343303@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:26:09 MDT