OFFICERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Law enforcement officers honored for heroic actions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822036-78/miller-officers-honored-van.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822036-78/miller-officers-honored-van.html.csp">Law enforcement officers honored for heroic actions</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="2014-04-16T09:37:05.402-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It sounded like a run-of-the-mill domestic dispute. A husband was pestering his estranged wife in Taylorsville. Brett Miller, a Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputy, two years on the job, went to the scene and found the suspect’s van — a Ford Econoline with tinted windows. As Miller approached the van, one critical piece of information hadn’t been reported to him: The man had stolen his wife’s shotgun. Miller beamed a flashlight into the van’s rear window and locked eyes with the suspect, who was ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57822036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:37:05 MDT Centerville police: Officer forced to shoot armed, suicidal man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817835-78/farrand-centerville-officer-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817835-78/farrand-centerville-officer-officers.html.csp">Centerville police: Officer forced to shoot armed, suicidal man</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="2014-04-14T21:59:01.726-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Centerville police say they were forced to fatally shoot an armed and suicidal man after he answered pleas to surrender by pointing a handgun at officers. Assistant Chief Paul Child said Monday that one Centerville officer was on administrative leave pending review of the Sunday afternoon shooting, which resulted in the death of 38-year-old Vincent John Farrand. The 3:28 p.m. shooting at 550 South 300 East is being investigated by the Davis County Attorney’s Office, Davis County Critical Incide...</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> 57817835@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:01 MDT Two Herriman schools locked down as police hunt assault suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818228-78/suspect-herriman-officers-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818228-78/suspect-herriman-officers-assault.html.csp">Two Herriman schools locked down as police hunt assault suspect</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="2014-04-14T14:14:58.837-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police had two schools on lockdown Monday morning as they hunted for a man who allegedly threatened his mother with a handgun and then fled officers. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said the 21-year-old suspect and his mother got into an argument at a Herriman residence near 12000 S. Bull Street, and when the son pointed the firearm at the woman she called 911. When officers arrived about 8:30 a.m., the suspect climbed out of a rear window and ran. Both Herriman High School and Copper Mountain Midd...</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> 57818228@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:14:58 MDT One dead in officer-involved shooting in Centerville http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57814843-78/amp-centerville-robison-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57814843-78/amp-centerville-robison-police.html.csp">One dead in officer-involved shooting in Centerville</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="2014-04-14T07:11:14.745-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 07:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Centerville • A 39-year-old man was killed by a police officers Sunday afternoon at 550 S. 300 East in Centerville. Shortly before 4 p.m., officers responded to the report of a suicidal man who had a gun, according to Centerville police Sgt. Zan Robison. At some point, a shot or shots were fired and the man was killed. A press release later identified him as 38-year-old Vincent John Farrand. No officers were injured. The officer involved has been put on administrative leave, according to the r...</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> 57814843@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:11:14 MDT NY officer fatally shoots 86-year-old gunman, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812078-68/shot-calvello-officers-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812078-68/shot-calvello-officers-police.html.csp">NY officer fatally shoots 86-year-old gunman, police say</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Police shot and killed an 86-year-old New York City man who they say killed his daughter then pointed a shotgun at officers. Authorities say Jack Calvello called 911 Saturday and said he’d shot his daughter. Police say Calvello refused to put down his gun when officers arrived at the scene and was shot once in the torso. Officers found 65-year-old Carolann Matyka in the kitchen of the Queens home with a gunshot wound to the head. Calvello and Matyka were both pronounced dead at a hosp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578120782014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812078@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:44:00 MDT Police searching for missing teen in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793701-78/lake-police-salt-searching.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793701-78/lake-police-salt-searching.html.csp">Police searching for missing teen in Salt Lake City</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="2014-04-09T08:32:56.123-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are searching for a teenage runaway in Salt Lake City, saying she is at risk because she is blind. Baylee Fausett, 17, last was seen Monday afternoon near 200 S. Rio Grande St., the Unified Police Department reported. Officers with UPD and the Salt Lake City Police Department were searching downtown for Fausett on Tuesday night. Fausett is white, 5 feet 4 inches, 130 pounds, with short red hair and blue eyes. Officers did not have a clothing description. Anyone with information may call U...</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> 57793701@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:32:56 MDT Wildlife officers investigate two bucks left to rot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791836-78/amp-bucks-abbott-mounds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791836-78/amp-bucks-abbott-mounds.html.csp">Wildlife officers investigate two bucks left to rot</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="2014-04-08T22:29:27.102-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators want the public’s help to find whoever shot two buck pronghorns and left them to rot. A group of people were out on a Sunday drive in mid-March when they came upon the two bucks’ carcasses in the Mounds area, southeast of Price, said Utah Division of Wildlife Conservation Officer JD Abbott. When the officers found the bucks, they discovered their entire bodies were left to waste, according to a DWR news release. Officers figure that the bucks were shot around the first part of Mar...</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> 57791836@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:27 MDT The Washington Post: Missile malaise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786231-82/officers-cheating-force-missile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57786231-82/officers-cheating-force-missile.html.csp">The Washington Post: Missile malaise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:39:17.511-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before they go on duty with U.S. nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles, officers are trained in classrooms and simulators. They are schooled in weapons systems, missile code handling and emergency war orders, among other things. For decades, these missileers have been surrounded by a mystique. They were at the front lines of the Cold War — the officers in the silo who get the codes from a president and turn the keys to launch a nuclear-armed missile. But this mystique has been cloud...</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> 57786231@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:39:17 MDT Cedar City man allegedly set house on fire, taunted SWAT with spear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786234-78/possession-swat-police-cedar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786234-78/possession-swat-police-cedar.html.csp">Cedar City man allegedly set house on fire, taunted SWAT with spear</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="2014-04-08T08:51:11.081-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 08:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City police say a tense weekend standoff finally ended when the suspect set his house aflame, broke out windows and then confronted SWAT officers outside with a spear and knives. A 911 call brought police to the man’s home in the 500 West block of 1950 North about 8 p.m. Saturday. He reportedly had attacked a family member and then threatened to kill himself. The 36-year-old man also threatened to kill arriving police, who found that his family had fled the house, leaving him alone inside....</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> 57786234@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:51:11 MDT Suspected Utah arsonist had spear, knives tied to his hands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57782774-78/release-fire-inside-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57782774-78/release-fire-inside-police.html.csp">Suspected Utah arsonist had spear, knives tied to his hands</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="2014-04-07T16:49:49.373-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City police arrested a reportedly suicidal man after he barricaded himself inside his house, allegedly set it on fire and jumped out with a spear and knives taped to his hands. On Saturday evening, the 36-year-old man allegedly assaulted a family member and threatened to kill his family and any officers who came to the home. When police arrived outside the house, he barricaded himself inside, according to a Cedar City police news release. The police tried to negotiate with the man to surre...</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> 57782774@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:49:49 MDT Suspect reportedly hits deputy’s car, runs across I-15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765330-78/release-according-deputy-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765330-78/release-according-deputy-suspect.html.csp">Suspect reportedly hits deputy’s car, runs across I-15</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="2014-04-02T18:33:25.932-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fleeing suspect allegedly rammed a Davis County Sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle Wednesday before running off across the freeway. About 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Motor Vehicle Enforcement officers found a reportedly stolen Toyota Tundra and started trailing it until they reached the west side of Salt Lake City. The female driver sped off, but the officers decided not to pursue because of the heavy traffic, according to a news release. Farmington police later spotted the Tundra, but they had to cut their ...</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> 57765330@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:33:25 MDT Murray tags longtime assistant chief as new police boss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764695-78/chief-burnett-murray-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764695-78/chief-burnett-murray-department.html.csp">Murray tags longtime assistant chief as new police boss</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="2014-04-02T19:18:10.87-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray’s longtime No. 2 cop has been elevated to serve as the city’s new police chief. Murray Mayor Ted Eyre announced Wednesday that Assistant Chief Craig Burnett will replace former Chief Peter Fondaco, fired by the new mayor in February. At the time Eyre terminated the 61-year-old Fondaco, who had been in the post for nearly 12 years, Eyre stressed that the action was not due to any reasons than that he deemed it was time to make a change that would “put a new face on the department” and giv...</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> 57764695@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:18:10 MDT New charges filed against Utah ‘Mountain Man’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764742-78/knapp-charges-county-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764742-78/knapp-charges-county-court.html.csp">New charges filed against Utah ‘Mountain Man’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T19:54:03.187-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New criminal charges were filed this week against so-called “Mountain Man” Troy James Knapp. Knapp was charged Monday in Richfield’s 6th District Court with four new felony charges: two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of theft. The man, who is accused of burglarizing numerous cabins in several Utah counties over approximately six years, now faces 43 felony and misdemeanor charges — mostly theft and burglary charges — in district court in seven Utah counties: Beaver, Emery, Garfield...</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> 57764742@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:54:03 MDT North Ogden police: Man kills himself after assaulting woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57763431-78/police-woman-north-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57763431-78/police-woman-north-officers.html.csp">North Ogden police: Man kills himself after assaulting woman</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="2014-04-02T14:21:27.686-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 02:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For North Ogden police, it was the domestic disturbance call of nightmares. North Ogden police Detective Paul Rhoades said officers were called to an apartment in the 400 East block of 2650 North at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday following a 911 call from a man who said he had just attacked his neighbor. The caller then hung up. When officers arrived they saw blood on the outside of a unit’s closed door. They knocked on the door and a male voice inside asked who they were. When the officers identified themse...</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> 57763431@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:21:27 MDT Logan cops look for hit-and-run shoplifter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57763845-78/suspect-400-logan-north.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57763845-78/suspect-400-logan-north.html.csp">Logan cops look for hit-and-run shoplifter</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="2014-04-02T14:11:50.27-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan police are on the lookout for a suspected shoplifter who eluded capture only to abandon his car after being involved in a hit-and-run crash. The incident began about 9 p.m. Tuesday when an off-duty Cache County sheriff’s deputy saw a man stealing items from a Walmart store at 1150 S. 100 West. He confronted the suspect as he left the store, and the man dropped the stolen items and fled on foot. The suspect then got into a white Chevrolet Monte Carlo, which the deputy described when he repo...</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> 57763845@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:11:50 MDT Woman cleared of involvement in Salt Lake City police shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760840-78/knight-lake-salt-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760840-78/knight-lake-salt-officers.html.csp">Woman cleared of involvement in Salt Lake City police shooting</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="2014-04-01T22:04:36.425-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators in Salt Lake City have found a woman they were seeking in connection with a Friday police shooting and cleared her of any involvement. Police announced on Tuesday that they had interviewed Melissa Medina, 36, who was thought to be acquainted with Christopher Leo Knight, a California fugitive who wounded two SLCPD officers Friday before being killed by return fire. Investigators had said Medina may have been with Knight when he traveled to Utah last week, but Tuesday said she was ...</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> 57760840@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:04:36 MDT Woman sought in downtown Salt Lake City gunfight probe still missing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753707-78/knight-friday-heiden-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753707-78/knight-friday-heiden-lake.html.csp">Woman sought in downtown Salt Lake City gunfight probe still missing</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="2014-03-31T21:44:32.514-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police continued Monday to seek a woman they hope will shed light on why a traffic stop last week led to a gunfight that left a fugitive dead and two officers wounded. Salt Lake City police Detective Robin Heiden said that the woman’s Washington state rental car, a silver Hyundai Elantra, was located over the weekend parked near 600 South and 600 East. However, 36-year-old Melissa Medina still had not been found as of Monday. Investigators believe she was acquainted with Christo...</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> 57753707@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:32 MDT Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students after NCAA loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749692-77/officers-police-pepper-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57749692-77/officers-police-pepper-arizona.html.csp">Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students after NCAA loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tucson, Ariz. • Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team’s overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament. Fifteen people were arrested for offenses such as resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and unlawful assembly, Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan said. Of those, 14 were released, and one was sent to Pima County jail. He said those who advanc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577496922014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T23:37:09.413-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749692@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:09 MDT Nuke test cheating scandal linked to flawed leadership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57745068-68/force-cheating-missile-malmstrom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57745068-68/force-cheating-missile-malmstrom.html.csp">Nuke test cheating scandal linked to flawed leadership</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T18:31:02.439-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 06:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A basic contradiction lies at the root of an exam-cheating scandal that decimated the ranks of an Air Force nuclear missile group, investigators say: Commanders were demanding perfection in testing and ethics but also tacitly condoned rule-bending or even willfully ignored cheating. An Air Force investigation concluded that no commanders participated in or knew about the specific forms of cheating in which 91 missile officers were implicated at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. But n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577450682014-03-28T18:31:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T18:31:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745068@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:31:02 MDT Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp">Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:46:38.905-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted man was killed and two police officers wounded from gunshots after a traffic stop in downtown Salt Lake City erupted into a firefight early Friday morning. The man who died in the shootout was identified as 34-year-old Christopher Leo Knight, from Lakeport, Calif., who was wanted by California authorities on suspicion of a drug possession. The gun battle occurred about 2:15 a.m. Friday after the two city patrol officers stopped a mud-splattered, light-colored Jeep near 300 South and We...</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> 57742577@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:46:38 MDT