OFFICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Nominees announced for Washington County justice court vacancy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211683-78/county-washington-attorney-commission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211683-78/county-washington-attorney-commission.html.csp">Nominees announced for Washington County justice court vacancy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:47:05.788-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a vacancy at the Washington County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Paul Dame who has been appointed to the 5th District Juvenile Court. Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence: — Eric Russell Gentry, deputy county attorney, Washington County Attorney’s Office, City of Santa Clara prosecutor, and City of Enterprise prosecutor; St. George. — Ronald L. Read, Read & Wright Naeg...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58211683@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:47:05 MDT Body of missing Tremonton man found http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210981-78/body-missing-office-box.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210981-78/body-missing-office-box.html.csp">Body of missing Tremonton man found</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="2014-07-22T17:26:03.366-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office confirms the body of a Tremonton man, who was reported missing July 6, has been found. Brian Ray Skinner, 47, reportedly was last heard from in a text message of unspecified content sent to his family on the day he went missing. On Monday, his abandoned 2005 GMC Sierra crew cab truck was spotted from the air, stuck in salt flats of southwest Box Elder County. Deputies then located his body near the Silver Island Mountain range. The sheriff’s office declined ...</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> 58210981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:26:03 MDT 'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203490-223/million-owned-purge-weekend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58203490-223/million-owned-purge-weekend.html.csp">'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule. 20th Century Fox’s science fiction sequel outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second-straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The acclaimed sequel to 2011’s reboot of the chimp franchise has now made $139 million domestically in two weeks. Its cl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034902014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:30:52.929-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203490@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:30:52 MDT Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58199236-90/swallow-charges-degree-felony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58199236-90/swallow-charges-degree-felony.html.csp">Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining</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="2014-07-21T18:40:27.113-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The scene was unprecedented: Two former statewide elected officials — who swore an oath to uphold and enforce the law — jailed after being arrested and charged with a slew of public-corruption charges. Their alleged crimes, equally unprecedented, range from bribery to accepting rides on private jets and massive houseboats, vacationing in beachfront villas of a convicted criminal and lying to federal investigators about their dealings. The alleged conduct of former Attorneys General Mark Shurtlef...</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> 58199236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:27 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Star Wars’ hype http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58206039-66/star-box-com-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58206039-66/star-box-com-entertainment.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Star Wars’ hype</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T07:33:46.29-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • J.J. Abrams is making the Internet go nuts today, by releasing a video that shows an X-Wing fighter for the new “Star Wars” movie. [Entertainment Weekly] • On a slow box-office weekend, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” earned $36 million to take the top spot for the second week in a row. New movies “The Purge: Anarchy,” “Planes: Fire & Rescue” and “Sex Tape” lagged behind. [Box Office Mojo] • The amiable star James Garner died over the weekend. ...</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> 58206039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:33:46 MDT Body found in northern Utah reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201632-78/body-reservoir-cove-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201632-78/body-reservoir-cove-according.html.csp">Body found in northern Utah reservoir</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="2014-07-19T19:23:41.915-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weber County search and rescue crews have found a teenage girl’s body in Pineview Reservoir. About 3 p.m., several people near the shore of Anderson Cove saw the teen’s body, according to the Weber County Sheriff’s Office. The 16-year-old had been reported as a runaway, according to the sheriff’s office. Search and rescue dive teams recovered her body just east of the cove, which is on the south side of the reservoir, in about 15 feet of water. Her body was turned over to the state medical exa...</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> 58201632@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:23:41 MDT Armed man who confronted neighbor killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196656-78/neighbor-armed-confronted-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196656-78/neighbor-armed-confronted-office.html.csp">Armed man who confronted neighbor killed</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="2014-07-18T22:47:28.572-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a shooting on Thursday in Leeds that left one man dead. Deputies were dispatched to Leeds, about 15 miles north of St. George, at 8:17 p.m. on a report of shots fired, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. It said a man armed with a gun reportedly confronted a neighbor and was shot by the neighbor, according to the sheriff’s office. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives were interviewing witnesses late Thu...</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> 58196656@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:28 MDT Bidder and the sweet: Property buyer gets his money back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191443-78/property-abbaszadeh-county-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191443-78/property-abbaszadeh-county-tax.html.csp">Bidder and the sweet: Property buyer gets his money back</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T12:35:36.466-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the Salt Lake County Council to undo a property sale requires a persuasive argument from a bidder with buyer’s remorse. Ayyoob Abbaszadeh had one. Rob Walton did not. After the county’s May sale of properties with delinquent property taxes, Abbaszadeh thought he’d landed a great deal on a parcel in Emigration Canyon’s Pinecrest area. The 58-year-old man paid $53,500 (plus $16,000 in delinquent taxes) for the acre — listed on the county assessor’s records as being worth $185,400 — where he pl...</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> 58191443@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:35:36 MDT Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp">Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already?</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="2014-07-18T22:47:29.863-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carbon County leaders are wary that their sheriff might have started his planned retirement early. County commissioners voted Wednesday night to have the county attorney continue investigating whether Sheriff James Cordova still lives where he’s sworn to serve and protect. County leaders suspect that he might have already moved in to his new home in St. George, seemingly beginning retirement before his term ends Dec. 31. Such a move would breach the requirement that elected officials live in th...</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> 58194287@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp">Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged</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="2014-07-17T11:18:19.84-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University’s campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, whose alleged misdeeds earned him the nickname of the “BYU groper,” has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He could face up to a year in jail for each count, and more charges may be coming. “These are two cases of the 16 that were ready to be presented to the prosecutors office,” ...</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> 57807626@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:18:19 MDT Utah ordered to provide records on polygamous town cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191116-78/utah-post-judge-towns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191116-78/utah-post-judge-towns.html.csp">Utah ordered to provide records on polygamous town cops</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="2014-07-16T20:53:55.09-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal judge has ordered the state of Utah to turn over files on police officers in twopolygamous towns. Judge Robert Shelby also ordered an investigator at Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training to sit for a deposition as part of a civil rights lawsuit aimed at the towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. POST, as it’s commonly known, regulates peace officers in Utah. Scott Stephenson, the director of POST, on Wednesday said his office planned to comply with the order and not ...</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> 58191116@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:53:55 MDT Carbon County sheriff no longer lives there, may be fired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191045-78/county-cordova-carbon-sheriff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191045-78/county-cordova-carbon-sheriff.html.csp">Carbon County sheriff no longer lives there, may be fired</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="2014-07-16T21:42:39.085-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carbon County may be without a sheriff soon. County leaders suspect that Sheriff James Cordova no longer lives there and has moved to his new house in St. George, which would breach the requirement that elected officials live in their jurisdictions and would negate his right to hold the office. “It just looks like he’s not here,” Commissioner Jae Potter said Wednesday. Cordova will have a chance to defend himself at a meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. If ousted, the Carbon County Democratic Party...</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> 58191045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:42:39 MDT As Utah political scandals go, Shurtleff/Swallow saga tops the chart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58186786-90/utah-political-term-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58186786-90/utah-political-term-county.html.csp">As Utah political scandals go, Shurtleff/Swallow saga tops the chart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dan Harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T08:47:27.398-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 08:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah has a long list of famous political scandals from the bizarre saga of first-term Congresswoman Enid Greene, whose five-hour tear-filled news conference and federal fugitive husband grabbed national headlines, to Rep. Douglas Stringfellow, whose campaign-trail tales of World War II behind-enemy-lines heroics began to unravel after his appearance on a national TV show profiling celebrities. None though can compete in terms of impact and scale with the double arrests Tuesday of Utah’s past tw...</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> 58186786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:47:27 MDT Utah leaders react: From ‘sad day’ to step to restoring trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186410-78/utah-office-state-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186410-78/utah-office-state-general.html.csp">Utah leaders react: From ‘sad day’ to step to restoring trust</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By matt canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:14:28.569-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tuesday’s arrest of Utah’s two former top law-enforcement officers — former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and his handpicked successor, John Swallow — on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts involving public corruption brought swift reaction from the state’s political circles. Gov. Gary Herbert • “This is a sad day for Utah. The entire situation, regardless of how the legal process plays out, is a black eye for our state. While we respect the rule of law and due process, this serves as ...</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> 58186410@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:14:28 MDT Editorial: Shurtleff and Swallow will have their day in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186580-82/shurtleff-swallow-charges-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186580-82/shurtleff-swallow-charges-attorney.html.csp">Editorial: Shurtleff and Swallow will have their day in court</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:58:41.876-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The gears of justice sometimes grind slowly. In Utah Tuesday, those gears finally meshed in a way that promises to bring months of investigations — and, allegedly, years of misdeeds at high levels of our government — to resolution. Both those accused and their alleged victims — which, in this case, would be all the people of the state — can now look forward to a day in court when all the truth can finally come out. Former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow were arrested and charg...</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> 58186580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:58:41 MDT Sausage makers fined $460M for price-fixing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186219-79/cartel-companies-sausage-460.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186219-79/cartel-companies-sausage-460.html.csp">Sausage makers fined $460M for price-fixing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:59:16.65-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Germany’s antitrust authority has imposed fines totaling $460 million on 21 sausage manufacturers for colluding on prices. The Federal Cartel Office said Tuesday that the fines also included penalties against 33 individuals. The companies punished included Nestle subsidiary Herta, as well as Meica, Boeklunder and Wiesenhof. The cartel office says major sausage makers started colluding in 2003 to push through higher prices, agreeing on price ranges for various products. It says it was ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581862192014-07-15T16:59:16.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T16:59:16.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186219@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:59:16 MDT Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184007-78/motorcycle-woman-car-front.html.csp">Utah motorcycle rider dies after car pulls in front of him</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.915-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 61 year-old Washington Terrace man died Monday morning after a car pulled in front of the motorcycle he was riding, the Weber County Sheriff’s Office reported. The man was on his way to work and wearing a helmet while traveling northbound on 300 West on at 7:40 a.m., according to a press release. Meanwhile, a 61-year-old woman who was driving eastbound on 4800 South stopped at the stop sign at 300 West, but then entered the intersection in front of the motorcycle. The woman claimed the mornin...</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> 58184007@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Apes’ dominate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58182439-66/box-com-http-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58182439-66/box-com-http-office.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Apes’ dominate</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T15:16:15.532-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture that isn’t about Germany winning the World Cup: • “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” topped the weekend box-office, with an estimated $73 million. [Box Office Mojo] • Nickelodeon has canceled “Sam & Cat,” a teen sitcom that paired “iCarly’s” Jennette McCurdy and “Victorious’ ” Ariana Grande — both of whom can now freely pursue their musical careers and Miley Cyrus-style makeovers. [Entertainment Weekly] • Tommy Ramone, the drummer of the pioneering 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> 58182439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:16:15 MDT Record sales point to Salt Lake City’s rebounding downtown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170383-78/downtown-salt-lake-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170383-78/downtown-salt-lake-business.html.csp">Record sales point to Salt Lake City’s rebounding downtown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T09:43:52.239-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Retailers in Salt Lake City’s core amassed a record $800 million in sales in 2013 as younger residents, suburban dwellers and tourists sought out downtown restaurants, bars, stores and night life. Downtown’s business clout within Salt Lake County and its overall vibrancy have improved dramatically in the past year, according to an annual snapshot of the core’s economic and overall health. Defined by the 84101 and 84111 ZIP codes, the central business district now makes up 10.8 percent of the co...</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> 58170383@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:43:52 MDT W. Jordan police shoot fugitive at Jordan Landing overnight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58168910-78/jordan-officer-peterson-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58168910-78/jordan-officer-peterson-west.html.csp">W. Jordan police shoot fugitive at Jordan Landing overnight</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="2014-07-10T22:29:27.366-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle and persons in southwest Salt Lake County’s Jordan Landing shopping complex ended up shooting a wanted fugitive early Thursday morning. Public safety dispatchers received a 911 call at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday reporting the vehicle near the development’s Old Navy store. At 12:33 a.m. Thursday, a West Jordan police officer spotted two men near the Office Max store at 7037 Plaza Drive (3110 West) and approached them. Details remained sketchy as in...</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> 58168910@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:29:27 MDT