INVESTIGATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INVESTIGATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp">Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation</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="2014-09-19T08:55:21.261-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While friends and family mourned the death of Darrien Hunt, the Utah County attorney spent hours Thursday reviewing evidence gathered by more than 20 investigators in a shooting that has become the subject of nationwide controversy over race, police tactics and politics. “We’re getting a full 360 as to what was happening both prior to and during the incident,” Tim Taylor said after meeting for three hours Thursday afternoon with detectives from multiple agencies. Investigators on Thursday concl...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58430944@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Hunter killed in Rich County shooting identified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428840-78/amp-county-rich-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428840-78/amp-county-rich-shot.html.csp">Hunter killed in Rich County shooting identified</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="2014-09-19T08:55:21.238-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The man shot and killed in an apparent hunting accident during the weekend has been identified as 49-year-old James Townsend, of Weber County. Townsend had been accidentally shot in the head by his older brother during an antelope hunt in northeastern Utah’s Little Creek Reservoir Area on Sept. 13. In a Facebook posting, Rich County Sheriff Dale Stacey said his deputies, along with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the Utah attorney general’s office, had completed their investigation....</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> 58428840@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Letter: Poor communications in lunch fiasco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424132-82/lunch-report-shirley-appears.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424132-82/lunch-report-shirley-appears.html.csp">Letter: Poor communications in lunch fiasco</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.094-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a retired employee from the Salt Lake City School District, my sympathies are with Ms. Shirley. No investigation report can paint a true picture of the stressful pressures Miss Shirley was under in complying with the administrative directive, refusing meals to children with deficit accounts. It appears her supervisor Ms. Bjornn was unaware of a change in meal procedures. The principal Chelsea Malouf states she implemented an explicit policy that no lunches would be taken from students. Direct...</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> 58424132@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Here’s more on federal investigation into FLDS child labor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58421554-191/amp-labor-department-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58421554-191/amp-labor-department-church.html.csp">Here’s more on federal investigation into FLDS child labor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:37:20.906-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;&lt;ul&gt;&lt;i&gt;“Good afternoon, this is a message from the Bishop’s Office. This is a call for all schools to take the rest of the week off of school to help with the nut harvest.”&lt;/i&gt;&lt;/ul&gt; According to federal documents, that message was sent by voicemail sometime in December 2012. The recipients were members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints still loyal to Warren Jeffs. The message is also a big piece of evidence the U.S. Depar...</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> 58421554@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:37:20 MDT NFL: Owners say Ray Rice investigation will be independent of league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404301-77/rice-nfl-video-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404301-77/rice-nfl-video-case.html.csp">NFL: Owners say Ray Rice investigation will be independent of league</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:45.579-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The two NFL owners overseeing the investigation into how the league pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case pledged Thursday to make the findings of the probe public, and said their goal was “to get the truth.” New York Giants co-owner John Mara and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney, both close confidants of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, said they would not be conducting or directing the investigation. They said it would have no timeline, and that form...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584043012014-09-11T23:28:45.579-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T23:28:45.579-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Attorney General Eric Holder was expected to announce the investigation Thursday afternoon at a Justice Department news conference. The investigation will look at the practices of the police departm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583740292014-09-04T11:12:02.924-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T11:12:02.924-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374029@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:12:02 MDT IMF chief Lagarde is under investigation in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342812-79/lagarde-chief-france-french.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342812-79/lagarde-chief-france-french.html.csp">IMF chief Lagarde is under investigation in France</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 08:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement Wednesday after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was “without basis.” She is the third IMF managing director in a decade to face legal troubles. She and her f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583428122014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T08:57:02.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342812@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:57:02 MDT U.S. closes Camry Hybrid brake investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338852-79/brake-camry-safety-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338852-79/brake-camry-safety-agency.html.csp">U.S. closes Camry Hybrid brake investigation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:21:01.721-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in January after getting complaints of malfunctions that reduced power-assisted braking in 2007 and 2008 Camry hybrids. The probe covered about 100,000 cars. A review of nearly 1,600 complaints and warranty claims found that in most cases, the cars warned drivers and there wasn’t a complet...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583388522014-08-26T11:21:01.721-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T11:21:01.721-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338852@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:21:01 MDT Rally protests police use of deadly force in Utah, Missouri http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317040-78/taylor-police-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317040-78/taylor-police-lake-salt.html.csp">Rally protests police use of deadly force in Utah, Missouri</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty 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="2014-08-21T19:17:23.019-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Protesters who rallied Wednesday night against police use of force in Utah and Ferguson, Mo., demanded more transparency from investigators who are reviewing last week’s fatal shooting of 20-year-old Dillon Taylor in South Salt Lake. “There’s two sides to every story, but they know they can’t get a story out of a dead person,” said Taylor’s aunt Gina Thayne, who joined about 80 protesters at the federal building on State Street at 100 South. The group hopes to see clear answers as to what led ...</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> 58317040@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:17:23 MDT FBI head says agents followed the facts in Swallow-Shurtleff probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314357-78/fbi-comey-investigation-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314357-78/fbi-comey-investigation-department.html.csp">FBI head says agents followed the facts in Swallow-Shurtleff probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T22:05:07.654-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The director of the FBI didn’t shine any light Tuesday on the federal law enforcement split over the investigation of the two former Utah attorneys general who face criminal charges in state court. FBI Director James Comey, during a visit to Salt Lake City, declined to answer a question on why the FBI had remained part of the investigation while the Department of Justice bowed out in September 2013, less than a year after jumping in. The Justice Department withdrawal left agents and local prose...</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> 58314357@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:05:07 MDT NY police chokehold death to go to grand jury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312925-68/garner-grand-jury-donovan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312925-68/garner-grand-jury-donovan.html.csp">NY police chokehold death to go to grand jury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. SISAK and TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T10:21:02.247-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A New York prosecutor said Tuesday he would ask a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a black man placed in an apparent chokehold by a white police officer. Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan announced Tuesday that an extra grand jury will be asked to hear evidence next month in the July 17 death of Eric Garner. “I assure the public that I am committed to conducting a fair, thorough and responsible investigation into Mr. Garner’s death, and that I will go wherev...</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> 58312925@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:21:02 MDT China claims Mercedes is guilty of price abuses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58308984-79/mercedes-companies-price-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58308984-79/mercedes-companies-price-investigation.html.csp">China claims Mercedes is guilty of price abuses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:42:01.617-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China’s government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry. The luxury unit of Germany’s Daimler AG abused its control over supplies of spare parts to engage in “vertical price-fixing,” according to the official Xinhua News Agency. It said investigators from the price bureau of the eastern province of Jiangsu found prices were ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089842014-08-18T09:42:01.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:42:01.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308984@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:42:01 MDT Ohio State trustees won’t reinstate band director http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303733-68/university-board-band-waters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303733-68/university-board-band-waters.html.csp">Ohio State trustees won’t reinstate band director</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN SEWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:00:02.838-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Ohio State trustees have decided against reinstating the university’s marching band director, who was fired after an investigation showed he knew about, but failed to stop, a sexualized band culture. Board Chairman Jeffrey Wadsworth wrote Friday to Jonathan Waters’ attorney, saying the board “stands firmly” behind the findings of a university investigation and President Michael Drake’s decision to oust him. Waters, who had led the band since 2012, had written to the board asking for...</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> 58303733@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:00:02 MDT Washington Post: Ferguson police fumbled protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300607-82/police-ferguson-protests-local.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300607-82/police-ferguson-protests-local.html.csp">Washington Post: Ferguson police fumbled protests</a></h4>