DRIVING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRIVING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) How bad are Utah drivers? About one in five ticketed yearly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074374-90/2013-drivers-driving-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074374-90/2013-drivers-driving-lake.html.csp">How bad are Utah drivers? About one in five ticketed yearly</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="2014-07-21T09:59:49.087-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid the swerving and near misses of daily driving, the conventional view among Utahns is that their fellow motorists here are awful. Some new data suggest that perception may not be far from the truth. A Salt Lake Tribune analysis of court records for fiscal 2013 shows that Utah law officers wrote one traffic ticket for every five drivers in the state — more than 427,000 tickets for just under 2 million licensed drivers. “We’ve all heard the stories that Utah has bad drivers. And every time...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58074374@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:59:49 MDT Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182652-78/mumford-hogan-crash-driving.html.csp">Wrong-way Utah driver in court on three counts of murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:38:03.611-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Paul Mumford was confused when he woke up at the hospital, prosecutors said. He couldn’t remember the crash that landed him there, the high-speed collision that killed a mother and her two daughters. “Did I hurt someone?” he asked police. “Did someone die?” Mumford was charged last week with three counts of murder for the deaths of Delphine John, 44, and daughters Anaya Orozco, 3, and Deliah Ramirez, 18. He appeared Monday in a Tooele County courtroom, where he stood solemnly as 3rd D...</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> 58182652@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:03 MDT Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp">Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.915-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 61 year-old Washington Terrace man died Monday morning after a car pulled in front of the motorcycle he was riding, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office reported. The man was on his way to work and wearing a helmet while traveling northbound on 300 West on at 7:40 a.m., according to a press release. Meanwhile, a 61-year-old woman who was driving eastbound on 4800 South stopped at the stop sign at 300 West, but then entered the intersection in front of the motorcycle. The woman claimed the mornin...</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> 58184007@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173637-78/troopers-car-crash-scene.html.csp">Utah troopers identify man killed in I-15 crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T21:44:48.126-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers have identified the man who died early Thursday morning when the car he was in crashed into a semi-trailer rig parked on Interstate 15 near Lehi. Chancey Merrick, 21, of Orem, was dead at the scene of the 1:18 a.m. crash, which occurred on southbound I-15 about five miles north of Lehi. Another man in the car was treated at a hospital and released about four hours later. On Friday, troopers continued to investigate the surviving man’s story that a third man — who wa...</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> 58173637@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:44:48 MDT Browns WR Gordon arrested again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152365-77/gordon-montoya-pole-davis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58152365-77/gordon-montoya-pole-davis.html.csp">Browns WR Gordon arrested again</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:16:01.688-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday, bringing the troubled Pro Bowler’s already cloudy future into more doubt. Gordon was taken into custody after being pulled over for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on U.S. 70 in northwest Raleigh around 3 a.m. Saturday, a police spokesman said. He was later released on bail. The 23-year-old wide receiver has been in trouble before off...</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> 58152365@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:16:01 MDT Fatal crash reported in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58150393-78/nye-pick-crash-suburban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58150393-78/nye-pick-crash-suburban.html.csp">Fatal crash reported in Tooele County</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="2014-07-05T13:10:40.724-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 01:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman and two children died Friday in a Tooele County crash. A pick-up truck was turning around on Interstate 80, about 30 miles east of Wendover, when about 6:39 p.m. it crashed into a Chevy Suburban, said Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Cory Nye. A woman, a teenage girl and an infant in the Suburban died at the scene, Nye said. The man who was driving the Suburban and the driver of the pick-up were both taken to the hospital in critical condition. Dispatchers had received calls that the pick-up was ...</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> 58150393@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:10:40 MDT Utah road work suspended for July 4th, but delays still loom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58134702-90/weekend-lane-road-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58134702-90/weekend-lane-road-driving.html.csp">Utah road work suspended for July 4th, but delays still loom</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="2014-07-01T21:30:36.397-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even though crews are suspending most road work this weekend for the July Fourth holiday, a few lane restrictions will remain that may cause some nasty delays. Officials worried about higher-than-normal highway deaths this summer also are urging extra caution in one of the most dangerous holidays for driving. While the AAA travel services company estimates that 3 million Mountain West residents will hit the road this weekend, up 1.5 percent from last year, the Utah Department of Transportation ...</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> 58134702@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:30:36 MDT No jail for Utah man who caused fatal crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132426-78/guereca-accident-car-allen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132426-78/guereca-accident-car-allen.html.csp">No jail for Utah man who caused fatal crash</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="2014-06-30T22:18:11.796-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • First District Court Kevin Allen was prepared to hand down the maximum sentence — a year in jail — to Emiliano Duane Guereca, a 19-year-old Logan man who caused a fatal car crash last November. But, the judge told Guereca on Monday that he had changed his mind. It had nothing to do with anything Guereca had done — and everything to do with a letter written by the family of 72-year-old Duane Labrum, who was killed after Guereca hit his vehicle head-on while trying to pass a car. “I have b...</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> 58132426@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Zion National Park rangers on lookout for holiday DUIs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132383-78/zion-driving-national-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132383-78/zion-driving-national-park.html.csp">Zion National Park rangers on lookout for holiday DUIs</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="2014-06-30T15:58:22.313-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you plan on driving to Zion National Park during the Independence Day weekend, don’t do it tipsy — rangers will be looking for you. Acting Zion Superintendent Cindy Purcell warned Monday that southern Utah’s popular scenic and recreation destination will be expanding its DUI checkpoints and increasing patrols on roads within the park’s boundaries during the holiday period. “Rangers in the national parks have two essential missions,” she said. “One is to preserve and protect natural and cultur...</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> 58132383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:58:22 MDT Utahn sentenced to prison in auto death of Caffe Ibis owner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129646-78/henson-wirth-driving-swink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129646-78/henson-wirth-driving-swink.html.csp">Utahn sentenced to prison in auto death of Caffe Ibis owner</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="2014-06-30T22:18:11.948-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • The life of Randy Wirth was “the exact opposite” of that of Alvin Henson, a Logan judge said Monday. Where Wirth worked hard in his small business and was selfless in his community activism, 1st District Judge Kevin Allen said Henson was selfish: a man who frequently drove drunk and had multiple DUI convictions. It was Henson’s selfishness, Allen said, that led to the April 10 crash that killed Wirth. “His voice was silence by this accident,” Allen told Henson before handing down the m...</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> 58129646@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Utah man arrested for DUI after driving truck into Mexican restaurant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094031-78/restaurant-truck-clark-hoyal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094031-78/restaurant-truck-clark-hoyal.html.csp">Utah man arrested for DUI after driving truck into Mexican restaurant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T15:47:56.224-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 36-year-old man was allegedly driving drunk on Friday morning when he drove his truck through the front window of a Mexican restaurant in Kearns, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. At 3:43 a.m., Unified Police responded to a call that a truck had smashed into El Super Taco Mex, at 4090 West 5415 South. Police arrived four minutes later to find the man, who appeared to be drunk, behind the wheel of the truck. The man had just left Los Coyotes, another Mexican restaurant in the business compl...</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> 58094031@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:47:56 MDT Salt Lake City hit-and-run victim dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033856-78/hit-run-report-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58033856-78/hit-run-report-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake City hit-and-run victim dies</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="2014-06-05T21:36:16.13-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 79-year-old man who suffered head injuries last week in a hit-and-run accident has passed away, Salt Lake City police say. Frank Martinez, who died Wednesday, was walking in a parking lot at 716 N. 900 West about 1:30 p.m. Saturday when he was struck by a sedan, which left the area, according to a police report. The report says that a short time later, bike officers were waved over to a vehicle at 940 W. 400 South with a suspected drunken driver inside. The car was a sedan with front end dama...</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> 58033856@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:36:16 MDT Cedar City officer arrested on suspicion of DUI http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58026838-78/cedar-arrested-imlay-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58026838-78/cedar-arrested-imlay-officer.html.csp">Cedar City officer arrested on suspicion of DUI</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T21:25:56.952-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Officials say a Cedar City police officer has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in his patrol car while off-duty. Officer Jed Prisbey Imlay was arrested Monday after someone reported seeing his patrol car strike a retaining wall in Cedar City, according to The Spectrum of St. George. Imlay was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of the accident. Washington County jail officials say Imlay was released Tuesday eveni...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580268382014-06-04T21:25:56.952-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T21:25:56.952-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026838@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:25:56 MDT Police: W. Salt Lake City neighbors save boy from would-be abductor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58017705-78/suspect-felony-driving-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58017705-78/suspect-felony-driving-lake.html.csp">Police: W. Salt Lake City neighbors save boy from would-be abductor</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="2014-06-02T22:35:10.876-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Arizona man was booked into the Salt Lake County jail on multiple felony counts after he allegedly tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy off a west Salt Lake City street. Police said the attempted abduction took place about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near 400 N. Pamela Way (about 1800 West) when the 32-year-old suspect pulled up to the curb and tried to entice the boy inside his vehicle. However, several adults nearby saw the incident and intervened. The suspect then threatened to shoot the boy’s rescuer...</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> 58017705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:35:10 MDT Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011896-68/says-car-cars-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011896-68/says-car-cars-driving.html.csp">Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM GELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The couple in the convertible sail down a pristine freeway, the pavement theirs alone. At the wheel, he smiles in suit and tie, while she leans closer, every blonde hair in place, her face a portrait of mobile bliss. “To whirl along with all the joy your car has to offer,” reads the ad. “That’s something to want.” When it ran in the Saturday Evening Post in 1955 — bought by a steel company to hail the newly proposed interstate highway system — U.S. car culture was kicking into top gear. American...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580118962014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58011896@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 15:42:01 MDT Google: We’re building a car with no steering wheel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57997595-79/google-car-wheel-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57997595-79/google-car-wheel-california.html.csp">Google: We’re building a car with no steering wheel</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="2014-05-28T15:32:26.921-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 03:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn’t need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won’t be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly — the top speed would be 25 mph. The cars are a natural next step for Google, which already has driven hundreds of thousands of miles in California with Lexus SUVs and Toyota Priuses outfitted with a combination of sensors...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579975952014-05-28T15:32:26.921-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-28T15:32:26.921-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57997595@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 15:32:26 MDT Broncos safety Wardis charged with assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57982323-77/trial-ward-broncos-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57982323-77/trial-ward-broncos-club.html.csp">Broncos safety Wardis charged with assault</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-23T23:11:02.183-06:00">Updated May 23, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Broncos safety T.J. Ward has been charged with misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace for allegedly throwing a glass mug at a female bartender at a Denver strip club earlier this month. Ward, 27, appeared in court Friday to face the charges stemming from the incident at 2:40 a.m. on May 10 at PT’s All Nude club. According to court documents, Ward threw the mug at the bartender after being told he couldn’t bring a drink into the club. A court date was set for June 23. Ward signed a f...</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> 57982323@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 May 2014 23:11:02 MDT ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ makes a stop in Park City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57972335-223/daisy-bugg-driving-miss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57972335-223/daisy-bugg-driving-miss.html.csp">‘Driving Miss Daisy’ makes a stop in Park City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-23T01:01:02.565-06:00">Updated May 23, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Alfred Uhry’s play “Driving Miss Daisy” premiered off-Broadway in 1987, it turned a lot of heads. The play is about the friendship between a Southern Jewish woman named Daisy Werthan and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke Colburn, from 1943 to 1973 in Atlanta. Park City will get a chance to see this charming play when the Neil Simon Festival presents it at the Egyptian Theatre from May 22 to 25. Read the full story at www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_25801436/driving-miss-daisy-makes-stop-at...</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> 57972335@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 May 2014 01:01:02 MDT In Memoriam: Salt Lake City officer shot, killed while driving robbery suspects http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57980709-224/farley-memorial-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57980709-224/farley-memorial-lake-salt.html.csp">In Memoriam: Salt Lake City officer shot, killed while driving robbery suspects</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="2014-05-23T07:54:02.247-06:00">Updated May 23, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Police Sergeant Owen T. Farley died after he was shot driving his suspect’s car, 63 years ago today. A Salt Lake City police memorial describes how on May 23, 1951, Farley was staking out a car parked near 300 S. State Street, one that investigators believed was used in an Ogden robbery. When the 37-year-old Farley spotted Don Jesse Neal and Wilma Tully return to the car, he arrested them. But Farley’s vehicle had vapor-locked – so he loaded the duo into their own car. Farley took...</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> 57980709@www.sltrib.com Fri, 23 May 2014 07:54:02 MDT