EVIDENCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EVIDENCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Confession scrutinized in notorious murder case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461718-68/hernandez-confession-says-whether.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461718-68/hernandez-confession-says-whether.html.csp">Confession scrutinized in notorious murder case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COLLEEN LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T16:02:48.573-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • While a judge weighs whether a murder confession in one of the nation’s most notorious missing child cases can be used at the suspect’s trial, a larger question is looming: Was it all made up? Pedro Hernandez is seen in hours of videotaped statements telling the same unnerving story: How he was a teenage stock boy at a Manhattan convenience store in 1979 when Etan Patz went missing. How he spotted the 6-year-old boy walking to his school bus stop. How he offered him a soda to lure him...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58461718@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:02:48 MDT Washington Post Op-ed: Meet the respectable JFK conspiracy theorists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435587-82/commission-conspiracy-warren-oswald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435587-82/commission-conspiracy-warren-oswald.html.csp">Washington Post Op-ed: Meet the respectable JFK conspiracy theorists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Philip Shenon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T01:01:03.721-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Describing someone as a “conspiracy theorist” is usually meant as an insult, suggesting tin-foil hats and babbling rants on late-night radio talk shows. But when it comes to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the list of important, seemingly credible public figures who count themselves as conspiracy theorists is long and impressive. Fifty years ago this coming week, the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the panel led by Chief Justice Earl Warr...</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> 58435587@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Review of old rape cases turns up three evidence kits worth testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434171-78/rape-cases-kits-dna.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434171-78/rape-cases-kits-dna.html.csp">Review of old rape cases turns up three evidence kits worth testing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T20:56:47.633-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 08:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New details of unprocessed rape kits in Salt Lake City show potentially valuable DNA evidence was not tested in one child rape case and two cases of women reportedly attacked by strangers. In 20 rape cases released this week in an ongoing police review of “Code R,” or rape exam kits, most of the kits went untested because the victim already knew who the suspect was and no further identification was needed. But investigators are recommending three of the rape kits for testing, saying they may con...</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> 58434171@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:56:47 MDT Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430553-68/gang-soldiers-mexico-warehouse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430553-68/gang-soldiers-mexico-warehouse.html.csp">Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T18:34:02.383-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arcelia, Mexico • A woman says she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even though the teenager was lying wounded on the ground. Twenty others also were shot and killed in rural southern Mexico after they surrendered and were disarmed, the mother told The Associated Press. The Mexican government has maintained that all died during a fierce shootout when soldiers were fired on in the early morning of June 30. That version ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584305532014-09-18T18:34:02.383-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T18:34:02.383-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430553@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:34:02 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 Washington Post: The flaws of the judicial system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58415981-82/case-mccollum-murder-confessions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58415981-82/case-mccollum-murder-confessions.html.csp">Washington Post: The flaws of the judicial system</a></h4>