INVESTIGATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INVESTIGATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fatal Hyrum shooting; possibly self-defense? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58523394-78/peterson-investigation-hyrum-gunfire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58523394-78/peterson-investigation-hyrum-gunfire.html.csp">Fatal Hyrum shooting; possibly self-defense?</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="2014-10-15T20:59:11.925-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cache County sheriff’s detectives worked through the night investigating what they turned out to be a complicated case of a domestic disturbance that ended in deadly gunfire at a Hyrum home. Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said Wednesday that the shooting occurred about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday inside a rental house near 100 North and 600 East. Two men — reportedly brothers-in-law — had been arguing inside the home over an otherwise unspecified property issue when both pulled out handguns and gunfire erup...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58523394@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:59:11 MDT New investigation opened into ‘7th Heaven’ actor Stephen Collins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58526285-223/collins-angeles-grant-los.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58526285-223/collins-angeles-grant-los.html.csp">New investigation opened into ‘7th Heaven’ actor Stephen Collins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANTHONY McCARTNEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T16:59:02.73-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Veteran television actor Stephen Collins is being investigated by Los Angeles sheriff’s detectives after a woman reported the former “7th Heaven” star exposed himself to her in the early 1980s. The department on Wednesday confirmed it opened an investigation on Oct. 9 after the woman reported the incident to authorities. The alleged victim was 13 years old when she claims Collins exposed himself to her in West Hollywood, California, in 1983. Special Victims Unit detectives are inve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585262852014-10-15T16:59:02.73-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T16:59:02.73-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58526285@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:59:02 MDT Soccer: FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia denounces secrecy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58516447-77/garcia-investigation-ethics-fifa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58516447-77/garcia-investigation-ethics-fifa.html.csp">Soccer: FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia denounces secrecy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • FIFA’s intelligence agency-style secrecy instills little confidence among soccer fans, ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia said Monday. Garcia called on the organization’s leaders to change the secretive culture at a time when FIFA President Sepp Blatter is under fire for refusing to allow the publication of the American attorney’s corruption investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. The evasiveness has seen the governing body unable to shake off its negative image after being d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585164472014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:08:21 MDT 7 charged in high school football hazing case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58510930-68/football-students-team-hazing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58510930-68/football-students-team-hazing.html.csp">7 charged in high school football hazing case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-11T13:24:18.134-06:00">Updated Oct 11, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Parlin, N.J. • Seven high school students face sex crime charges amid a hazing investigation that canceled a New Jersey prep football team’s season, law enforcement and school officials said. Six of the seven students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night in the assaults at regional football power Sayreville War Memorial High School, police and prosecutors said. The seventh was being sought. Authorities did not specify the connection of the suspects or alleged victims to the ...</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> 58510930@www.sltrib.com Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:24:18 MDT Editorial: Criminal investigation of Stericycle is a good idea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58458658-82/stericycle-investigation-medical-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58458658-82/stericycle-investigation-medical-sltrib.html.csp">Editorial: Criminal investigation of Stericycle is a good idea</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:56:01.752-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is difficult to imagine anything that could do more to boost the re-election chances of Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes than for him to walk up to the gates of the Stericycle medical waste incinerator in North Salt Lake with a detachment of state troopers, a freshly signed cease-and-desist order and a chain and padlock. Assuming, that is, that such an action would be both warranted by the facts and allowed under the law. And those are questions that Reyes’ office, along with the Utah Depart...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The prosecutor is asking a federal judge to dismiss charges against Robert W. Montgomery, his two brothers and another man for allegedly fighting with a former employee of his credit repair business who apparently was cooperating in the investigation by Utah and fe...</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> 58456037@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:18:00 MDT Justice Department civil-rights investigators in Missouri http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452208-68/department-justice-civil-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58452208-68/department-justice-civil-ferguson.html.csp">Justice Department civil-rights investigators in Missouri</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T17:28:01.47-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Florissant, Mo. • Civil rights investigators for the Justice Department will be in suburban St. Louis Wednesday night to explain details about the federal agency’s investigation of Ferguson police. A public meeting is scheduled at St. Louis Community College’s Florissant campus. Officials with the Justice Department’s civil rights division say in addition to giving residents insight into the investigation, they hope to speak with people about their interactions with Ferguson police. The fatal sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584522082014-09-24T17:28:01.47-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T17:28:01.47-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452208@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:28:01 MDT 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