JOHNSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JOHNSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) ’Lucy’ tops ‘Hercules’ with $44M at box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58229651-68/million-owned-film-hercules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58229651-68/million-owned-film-hercules.html.csp">’Lucy’ tops ‘Hercules’ with $44M at box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Business Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T14:05:02.18-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Luc Besson’s “Lucy” proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of “Hercules” by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. The Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental psychokinetic took in $44 million in North American movie theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Hercules,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and produced by Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, brought down an estimated $29...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582296512014-07-27T14:05:02.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T14:05:02.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229651@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:05:02 MDT Three wildfires smoldering in Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225693-78/fire-friday-johnson-monument.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225693-78/fire-friday-johnson-monument.html.csp">Three wildfires smoldering in Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument</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="2014-07-25T20:39:02.51-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three wildfires were burning in remote areas of Dinosaur National Monument, which remained open to visitors as of Friday evening. The largest is the Hog Fire, which by Friday night had spread to 40 acres on the Yampa Plateau. Three engines, two hand crews, two heavy tankers and an air tanker began tackling the flames at 5 p.m., though the fire was zero percent contained Friday evening, said National Park Service spokesman Dan Johnson. The 15-acre Island Park Fire, located in the monument’s Rainb...</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> 58225693@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:39:02 MDT Golf: Holes-in-one http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58223734-77/yards-wedge-johnson-yocum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58223734-77/yards-wedge-johnson-yocum.html.csp">Golf: Holes-in-one</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:32.341-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">River Oaks • Kyler Loveland. No. 12, 130 yards, pitching wedge. With Brady Johnson, Brandon Blackwell, Greg Bullock. Rose Park • Jeff Barney. No. 17, 193 yards, 5-iron. With Collin Lambert and Ryan Heaton. Forest Dale • Liz Johnson. No. 6, 120 yards, wedge. With Linda Yocum, David Yocum and Cindy Christensen. The Ridge • Julio Gonzalez. No. 15, 112 yards, wedge. With Rick Kitchens, Ed Chatterton, J.J. Corcuera.</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> 58223734@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT Houston WR Andre Johnson reports to camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58223970-77/houston-johnson-andre-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58223970-77/houston-johnson-andre-camp.html.csp">Houston WR Andre Johnson reports to camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTIE RIEKEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:32.243-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Andre Johnson is back with the Houston Texans, saying he reported to camp simply because he loves the game. The star receiver had skipped offseason workouts and mandatory minicamp after wondering in May whether Houston was “still the place for me.” On Friday, he wouldn’t divulge what exactly was said or done to get him to return to the team. But he says he’s excited to be back with his teammates and that it’s his plan to finish his career with the Texans. The 33-year-old Johnson, whose...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582239702014-07-26T15:59:32.243-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T15:59:32.243-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58223970@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT PCL baseball: Salt Reno rallies to beat Salt Lake, 4-3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221682-77/bees-salt-lake-aces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221682-77/bees-salt-lake-aces.html.csp">PCL baseball: Salt Reno rallies to beat Salt Lake, 4-3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.049-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Bees did not beat themselves. On the contrary, Reno earned its 4-3 win over the Bees before an almost sellout Thursday night crowd at Smith’s Ballpark. Unlike earlier in the season, Salt Lake didn’t commit a bunch of errors. It didn’t struggle offensively, or melt down on the mound. There’s a reason the Aces are battling for first in the Pacific Coast League’s northern division. And they proved it when it counted on Thursday. “That’s a good team,” Bees manager Keith Johnson said. “...</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> 58221682@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Movie review: Johnson flexes muscle in bloody ‘Hercules’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224506-223/hercules-johnson-action-bloody.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224506-223/hercules-johnson-action-bloody.html.csp">Movie review: Johnson flexes muscle in bloody ‘Hercules’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T20:43:41.24-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Director Brett Ratner’s “Hercules” may be as pure an example of “what you see is what you get” in movie history. It’s Dwayne Johnson, the artist formerly known as “The Rock,” playing Hercules, the strongman demigod of Greek legend. Movies don’t come any more basic, and straight-forward, than that. Actually, the movie does try to complicate things a bit, as Ratner (“Rush Hour”) and screenwriters Ryan J. Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos adapts the late Steve Moore’s comic book “Hercules: The Thracia...</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> 58224506@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:43:41 MDT Paul Rolly: Pet lovers rally behind generous Utah firefighter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58210951-90/petersen-rolly-johnson-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58210951-90/petersen-rolly-johnson-lake.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Pet lovers rally behind generous Utah firefighter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By paul rolly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:33:42.304-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I wrote two weeks ago about Brigham City firefighter Tyler Petersen, who responded to a car crash on Interstate 15 and, after helping the badly injured driver get the emergency care she needed and ensuring her safe transfer to the nearest hospital, went to the Canyon View Animal Health Care Center and paid out of his own pocket the medical expenses for the motorist’s three injured dogs. I got the story from Karol Johnson, who volunteers for Brigham City Animal Shelter and had been asked to go t...</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> 58210951@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:33:42 MDT Kragthorpe: L.A. Angels soaring, with help of ex-Salt Lake Bees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58200955-77/angels-bees-johnson-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58200955-77/angels-bees-johnson-lake.html.csp">Kragthorpe: L.A. Angels soaring, with help of ex-Salt Lake Bees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.621-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Keith Johnson lost, lost and won as Friday night turned into Saturday morning. It all added up to a victory for the Salt Lake Bees manager, who’s enduring a rough season in his own dugout while deserving some credit for the Los Angeles Angels’ recent surge. Johnson’s name is attached to the Bees’ 41-60 record, but his staff’s fingerprints are all over the Angels’ 58-37 mark. And their paychecks are signed in Anaheim. “The fact of the matter is regardless of what we do down here,” Johnson said, ...</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> 58200955@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT Swallow, Shurtleff arrested, face 23 counts, up to 30 years prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185969-78/swallow-shurtleff-utah-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185969-78/swallow-shurtleff-utah-general.html.csp">Swallow, Shurtleff arrested, face 23 counts, up to 30 years prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke,</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BOB Mims, Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T10:01:24.221-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the culmination of the most sweeping political scandal in Utah history, former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff were arrested Tuesday and charged with a combined 23 counts that could land each in prison for 30 years. The two men were taken into custody at their homes without incident Tuesday morning and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail. Bail was set at $250,000 each. Shurtleff was released about 11:45 a.m. Swallow was let out about 12:15 p.m. Swallow, who was forced fro...</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> 58185969@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:01:24 MDT Traffic stop leads to major Spanish Fork drug bust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186143-78/fork-police-spanish-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186143-78/fork-police-spanish-suspect.html.csp">Traffic stop leads to major Spanish Fork drug bust</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="2014-07-15T21:25:50.462-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Spanish Fork traffic stop led police to three arrests and seizure of a large cache of marijuana and other drugs from both a suspect’s car and home. Spanish Fork police Lt. Matt Johnson said a male suspect’s car was pulled over about 5:30 p.m. Monday, and a subsequent search turned up 60 pounds of packaged marijuana. That prompted police to obtain a search warrant for the suspect’s residence in southwest Spanish Fork. At the home, police seized another 26 pounds of marijuana, along with drug p...</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> 58186143@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:25:50 MDT The charges against Swallow, Shurtleff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58187865-90/swallow-shurtleff-johnson-allegedly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58187865-90/swallow-shurtleff-johnson-allegedly.html.csp">The charges against Swallow, Shurtleff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:44:18.404-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney Generals Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow were arrested Tuesday morning, and the pair faces a combined 23 charges. Both Shurtleff and Swallow said they look forward to their day in court to defend themselves. Here is a listing of the charges against both men and some of the highlights from the charges. &lt;freeform&gt; Charges against John Swallow &lt;img src=”http://local.sltrib.com/online/arrests/johnmug.jpg” width=”35%”&gt; Count 1 • Pattern of unlawful activity, seco...</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> 58187865@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:44:18 MDT Sentencing in 2011 federal fraud case delayed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186943-78/johnson-case-fraud-sentencing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186943-78/johnson-case-fraud-sentencing.html.csp">Sentencing in 2011 federal fraud case delayed</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="2014-07-15T21:24:52.649-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three years after his conviction in a mortgage fraud scheme, Jamis Melwood Johnson has won another delay in his sentencing on 27 federal charges. The sentencing date, which had been set for Tuesday, is now Aug. 7. Johnson’s attorney had asked for 60 days to respond to prosecution motions seeking restitution and forfeiture but U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups said at a Tuesday hearing that about 30 days is sufficient. Despite the delay, Johnson, 62, is not free: He has been serving a 1-to-15-y...</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> 58186943@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:24:52 MDT Johnson & Johnson’s quarterly profit climbs 13% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186270-79/johnson-billion-percent-per.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186270-79/johnson-billion-percent-per.html.csp">Johnson & Johnson’s quarterly profit climbs 13%</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:59:18.342-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Brunswick, N.J. • Johnson & Johnson reported second-quarter earnings Tuesday that climbed 13 percent, topping analysts’ expectations. The New Brunswick, N.J.-based company said earnings increased to $4.33 billion, or $1.51 per share, from $3.83 billion, or $1.33 per share, in the same quarter a year ago. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.66 per share. The average per-share estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was $1.54. The world’s biggest maker of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581862702014-07-15T16:59:18.342-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T16:59:18.342-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186270@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:59:18 MDT Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp">Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson</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="2014-07-08T22:01:21.379-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • For the first time since Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed last year, his family on Tuesday faced the man who pulled the trigger. They didn’t mince words. Selfish, they called him. Evil. Pitiful. Murderer. One by one, those closest to the fallen officer implored a 3rd District Judge to send Timothy Troy Walker to prison for the rest of his life. Walker sat in silence, his shoulders slumped, hands shackled behind his back. Moments earlier, before a courtroom packed with uniform-clad l...</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> 58161120@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:21 MDT Most children at border won’t stay in U.S., White House says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158561-68/border-administration-johnson-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158561-68/border-administration-johnson-obama.html.csp">Most children at border won’t stay in U.S., White House says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">David Nakamura</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Katie Zezima</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T21:25:55.834-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back to their home countries. The pointed warning came as the White House finalized a spending request to Congress detailing the additional resources President Barack Obama wants in order to hire more immigration judges and open additional detention facilities to deal with the border crisis. White Hou...</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> 58158561@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:25:55 MDT Utah Court of Appeals overturns Salt Lake City murder conviction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147038-78/court-johnson-jury-murder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147038-78/court-johnson-jury-murder.html.csp">Utah Court of Appeals overturns Salt Lake City murder conviction</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="2014-07-07T22:05:13.205-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Court of Appeals has reversed a 2010 murder conviction based on a misstatement in a jury instruction. The 2-1 ruling came in the case of Michael Waddell Johnson, now 69, who was convicted in the beating and strangling of his former common-law wife, Cathy Cobb. The decision, handed down Thursday, sends the case back to 3rd District Court for a new trial. Cobb, 40, is believed to have died Jan. 10, 1998, in her Salt Lake City apartment. Her son, William Hall, found her body two days late...</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> 58147038@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:05:13 MDT That sounds familiar: Secret meetings in doughnut shops, airbrushed cleavage, net neutrality ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147518-82/net-com-http-lamb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58147518-82/net-com-http-lamb.html.csp">That sounds familiar: Secret meetings in doughnut shops, airbrushed cleavage, net neutrality ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T16:58:02.272-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">These news items strike a familiar note: Apparently, the new go-to place for having conversations about government corruption is your local doughnut shop. — Troubling advice on public records — The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Editorial “ ... Who knew about this so-called ‘hush money,’ and when did they know it? The path to answers led last week to Thomas ‘Ryan’ Lamb, former legal counsel for the Department of Administrative Services, or DAS. It was Lamb who negotiated those settlements for 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> 58147518@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:58:02 MDT Another warrant targets perks for Swallow, Shurtleff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58138623-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58138623-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-sltrib.html.csp">Another warrant targets perks for Swallow, Shurtleff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T08:32:39.84-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators in the ongoing probe of former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are seeking records belonging to the aide who managed indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson’s luxury jet, numerous homes, spacious houseboat and sports cars, which allegedly were used by the two officials. Additionally, FBI agents last month visited a family that went with the Swallows in 2010 to Lake Powell — where Swallow used Johnson’s houseboat — and ordered those friends to hand over photos of the t...</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> 58138623@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:32:39 MDT Ex-New Mexico governor named pot company CEO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139603-79/marijuana-company-johnson-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139603-79/marijuana-company-johnson-governor.html.csp">Ex-New Mexico governor named pot company CEO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSSELL CONTRERAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:47:02.446-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came as Cannabis Sativa Inc. said it had acquired marijuana research business Kush as the company officials work to navigate changing state laws on marijuana and potential challenges from the federal government, which still vie...</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> 58139603@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:47:02 MDT Swallow, Shurtleff used Johnson’s houseboat, Ferrari, jet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103947-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-warrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103947-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-warrants.html.csp">Swallow, Shurtleff used Johnson’s houseboat, Ferrari, jet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:27:46.401-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow tooled around the streets of St. George in Jeremy Johnson’s Ferrari, and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff, used the embattled businessman’s plane to jet to New York to shuttle a TV actor to a charity event, according to search warrants on their Sandy homes unsealed Monday. The new court documents show that officers seized a long list of computers, digital storage devices, camcorders, digital cameras, iPods and CDs, along with boxes of documents from the h...</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> 58103947@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:27:46 MDT