LAYTON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LAYTON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Couple wanted in robbery of elderly Layton woman nabbed in Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57835803-78/layton-victim-couple-knoxville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57835803-78/layton-victim-couple-knoxville.html.csp">Couple wanted in robbery of elderly Layton woman nabbed in Tennessee</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="2014-04-18T13:57:14.132-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A couple suspected of breaking into an elderly Layton woman’s home, binding her with duct tape and stealing her credit cards, medications and other valuables were behind the bars of a Tennessee jail on Friday, awating extradition proceedings. Hunter Daniel Hayes, a 30-year-old transient originally from Knoxville, Tenn., and Sarah Christine Eversten, 31, of Salt Lake City, were booked into Knox County Jail in Knoxville on Thursday. Jail records note the two were being held on Utah fugitive arrest...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57835803@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:57:14 MDT Utah County GOP: Rematch coming in heated House race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57810917-90/county-daw-district-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57810917-90/county-daw-district-former.html.csp">Utah County GOP: Rematch coming in heated House race</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="2014-04-13T10:55:29.23-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem • Rep. Dana Layton, R-Orem, and former Rep. Brad Daw will square off in what could become a heated House primary battle with a cloud of scandal hanging over it, while Rep. Brian Greene, R-Pleasant Grove, escaped a primary fight, emerging victorious in a three-way race Saturday. The Utah County GOP gathering was one of 12 county Republican and Democratic party conventions held Saturday morning from Weber to Washington counties. Daw and Layton will lock horns in a rematch of their 2012 cont...</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> 57810917@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:55:29 MDT Layton fire does $40,000 damage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57810936-78/amp-fire-road-layton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57810936-78/amp-fire-road-layton.html.csp">Layton fire does $40,000 damage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:12:09.806-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An early morning fire at a manufactured home in Layton caused $40,000 damage but resulted in no injuries. Doug Bitton, the public information officer for the Layton Fire Department, said a call came in at 3:54 a.m. about a fire at Lakeview Estates, 2600 N. Hill Field Road. When crews responded, they could see the flames. Two adult males and two children, ages four and two, escaped. One of the residents broke a window to retrieve a dog from its kennel. The dog and a pet iguana survived, but a ca...</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> 57810936@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:12:09 MDT Layton adopts moratorium on new apartments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57791948-90/apartments-construction-family-homes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57791948-90/apartments-construction-family-homes.html.csp">Layton adopts moratorium on new apartments</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="2014-04-08T22:29:19.35-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Layton Mayor Bob Stevenson thinks his city has too many apartments. So the mayor, joined by the rest of the city council, voted last week to impose a moratorium on the construction of multi-unit housing until the municipality can review its master plan and how apartments fit in. The moratorium will not affect already issued building permits or current construction in Layton, the largest city in Davis County, with a population of about 71,000. There is no estimate on how long the moratorium wil...</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> 57791948@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:19 MDT Controversial intersection design won’t hurt businesses, UDOT says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57766082-90/turn-thru-layton-intersection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57766082-90/turn-thru-layton-intersection.html.csp">Controversial intersection design won’t hurt businesses, UDOT says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T16:59:54.892-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A newfangled ThrU Turn intersection already killed one Common Cents convenience store in Draper. So the company is not exactly thrilled that another is now planned in Layton where another Common Cents sits. “You’re gonna kill me — I’m going to be dead,” Jim Sachs, operations manager for Common Cents, correctly predicted to state highway officials in 2010 about his Draper store on 12300 South near Interstate 15, records show. This time, he says, traffic is already so horrible along Hill Field Roa...</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> 57766082@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:59:54 MDT Letter: Cities should lift limits on number of pets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771750-82/cities-county-dogs-pet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771750-82/cities-county-dogs-pet.html.csp">Letter: Cities should lift limits on number of pets</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:06.462-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If Utah really wants to be a “no kill” state for animals, Best Friends needs to start working with the mayors and city councils across Utah. Most cities only allow two dogs but most county animal services allow three as long as at least one is a rescue. If the cities would adopt the county rules, more dogs and cats could be adopted without fear of reprisal. There are enough ordinances on the books to deal with bad pet owners so why punish a responsible pet owner that would like to rescue a thir...</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> 57771750@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:06 MDT Layton man arrested in alleged screen-printing fraud scam http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57761559-78/arrested-customers-layton-orders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57761559-78/arrested-customers-layton-orders.html.csp">Layton man arrested in alleged screen-printing fraud scam</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:17:05.16-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police have arrested a Layton screenprinter accused of bilking customers out of more than $72,000 by taking deposits on clothing orders and never providing the printed items. The man, 39, was arrested Tuesday according to Layton police. He is charged with 11 counts of communication fraud and one count of pattern of unlawful activity, all second-degree felonies. According to charging documents filed last week, the man approached various businesses from 2009 to 2012 and claimed his company, Image ...</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> 57761559@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:17:05 MDT Layton boy critically burned in backyard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57748008-78/amp-layton-1200-adams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57748008-78/amp-layton-1200-adams.html.csp">Layton boy critically burned in backyard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T21:06:51.483-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 10-year-old Layton boy is expected to survive critical burns he suffered Saturday in his backyard. The boy was in the back of his house near 1200 N. Church Street, when something went wrong near the fire pit and he was burned on his face, neck and chest, said Layton Fire Battalion Chief Mike Adams. Investigators are not sure what happened, but they did find a gas can nearby, Adams said. A helicopter arrived about 11 a.m. and took the boy to the University Hospital, Adams said. mmcfall@sltrib....</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> 57748008@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:06:51 MDT Layton residents ask for antidiscrimination law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57708106-90/county-eccleston-employment-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57708106-90/county-eccleston-employment-housing.html.csp">Layton residents ask for antidiscrimination law</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="2014-03-20T22:53:13.007-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Layton • A trio of residents asked the City Council on Thursday to adopt an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing and employment based on sexual orientation. Laurie Eccleston, a member of PFLAG (Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays), said enacting a nondiscrimination measure is a matter of basic fairness that would protect all citizens. “There are no favored classes” under such an ordinance, Eccleston told the council during the citizen-comment period. She also stressed that 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> 57708106@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:53:13 MDT Movie review: ‘Veronica Mars’ appeals to fans and newcomers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661632-223/veronica-mars-bell-detective.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57661632-223/veronica-mars-bell-detective.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Veronica Mars’ appeals to fans and newcomers</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="2014-03-14T12:57:42.254-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 12:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the first moments of the “Veronica Mars” movie, director Rob Thomas tries to split the difference between pleasing the rabid fans of the “Veronica Mars” TV show and assuring newcomers that things won’t get too insider-y. Hence an intro in which Veronica (Kristen Bell) tells how she got from being a teenage private eye in the seaside town of Neptune, Calif., to a law-school graduate living in New York who has chucked her dangerous P.I. days behind her. That hard-edged adrenaline-addicted inves...</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> 57661632@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:57:42 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove bullies past Layton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57634309-190/grove-pleasant-conway-layton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57634309-190/grove-pleasant-conway-layton.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove bullies past Layton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Neil K. Warner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T18:34:42.266-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pleasant Grove forward Matt Conway could not be bothered by the fact that Layton featured a 6-foot-9 center in Mike Hibbert. After Conway, a 6-6 senior forward, got Hibbert into foul trouble just five minutes into the game, he went to work. He carved up Layton inside with 18 points in the first half, and that was just the beginning. He finished with 35 points Tuesday night to key Pleasant Grove’s 82-69 win over Layton in the first round of the Class 5A state tournament. “He’s done that all year ...</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> 57634309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:34:42 MDT Woman ejected, injured in Layton crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57614561-78/woman-crash-ejected-layton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57614561-78/woman-crash-ejected-layton.html.csp">Woman ejected, injured in Layton crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T15:47:40.522-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 60-year-old woman was injured Friday morning when she was ejected during a two-car crash in a Layton intersection. The accident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. when a Chevrolet Prizm turned left in front of on oncoming Chevrolet Tahoe at Hill Field Road from Main Street, said Layton police Sgt. James Petre. The woman, a passenger in the Prizm, was not wearing a seatbelt. She was ejected and ended up beneath the rear bumper of the Prizm, although the car’s wheels never rolled over her, Petre 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> 57614561@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:47:40 MDT Layton auto-ped victim improved, expected to survive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57591899-78/layton-car-heiner-expected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57591899-78/layton-car-heiner-expected.html.csp">Layton auto-ped victim improved, expected to survive</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="2014-02-24T13:42:53.819-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 30-year-old Layton man had been upgraded to serious condition Monday, five days after he was struck by a car in Layton. “As of today, he is doing better and expected to live,” said Layton police Lt. Shawn Horton. Late on Feb. 19, Troy Heiner was walking near 2900 N. Hillfield Road about 9:35 p.m. when, despite a companion’s warning not to do so, he tried to run across the four-lane road just south of its intersection with Highway 193. Heiner was hit by a southbound Toyota Corolla. The 31-year-...</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> 57591899@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:42:53 MDT