HOSTAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOSTAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah ‘swatting’ hoax has Saratoga Springs on hunt for suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364591-78/call-police-saratoga-springs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364591-78/call-police-saratoga-springs.html.csp">Utah ‘swatting’ hoax has Saratoga Springs on hunt for suspect</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="2014-09-02T22:30:13.478-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are investigating a bogus 911 call that sent officers to a Bluffdale home, thinking they had a murder and hostage-taking crisis in progress. Saratoga Springs police spokesman Owen Jackson said Tuesday that detectives were trying to trace origins of the 9 p.m. Sunday call. That task is more challenging given that the call was made via VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and not through normal land lines or cellular service. The caller, who is believed to be the same person who told the vi...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58364591@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:30:13 MDT Third U.S. hostage held by Islamic State is female aid worker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338779-68/group-syria-islamic-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338779-68/group-syria-islamic-state.html.csp">Third U.S. hostage held by Islamic State is female aid worker</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARA JAKES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:06:47.45-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work hostage in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group. The Islamic State group recently threatened to kill American hostages to avenge the crushing airstrikes in Iraq against militants advancing on Mount Sinjar and the Kurdish capital of Irbil. The 26-year-old woman was captured...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387792014-08-26T12:06:47.45-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T12:06:47.45-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338779@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:06:47 MDT