PERSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PERSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Time to put a camera on every officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420354-82/camera-death-officers-person.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420354-82/camera-death-officers-person.html.csp">Letter: Time to put a camera on every officer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T16:55:49.857-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We need to mandate, as a state, that all police officers be required to wear a camera of some sort so that these questions of their response to situations they deem a threat that result in the death of a person can be answered with the truth. There has to be some way to establish accountability when a person is shot to death rather than just the word of the people involved. David G. Payne Salt Lake City</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58420354@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:49 MDT Rail union rejects deal that allowed one-man crews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402679-79/crews-railroad-person-bnsf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402679-79/crews-railroad-person-bnsf.html.csp">Rail union rejects deal that allowed one-man crews</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH FUNK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T12:29:01.622-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha • A railroad union has rejected a deal with BNSF that would have allowed one-person crews on as much as 60 percent of its tracks. The Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers union voted against the contract this week, according to a notice sent to members late Wednesday. The deal would have allowed BNSF railroad — owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. — to use one-person crews on tracks where a system capable of stopping the train remotely had been installed. But trai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584026792014-09-11T12:29:01.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T12:29:01.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402679@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:29:01 MDT AP source: Union could vote on NFL drug policy changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393359-77/policy-union-changes-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393359-77/policy-union-changes-drug.html.csp">AP source: Union could vote on NFL drug policy changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.909-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The 32 player representatives to the union could vote Tuesday on changes to the NFL’s drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing. A person familiar with the talks over the past few weeks told The Associated Press that a conference call vote could come Tuesday evening “depending on the type of proposal” the league presents to the players association. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because drug policy negotiations between the union and league are confidential. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933592014-09-09T22:38:50.909-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T22:38:50.909-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393359@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393342-77/chiefs-vickerson-kevin-achilles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393342-77/chiefs-vickerson-kevin-achilles.html.csp">AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • A person with knowledge of the deal says the Kansas City Chiefs have signed former Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not announced the move. Vickerson will likely start right away. The Chiefs lost defensive tackle Mike DeVito to a season-ending ruptured Achilles tendon in Sunday’s loss to Tennessee. Vickerson has spent the last four years in Denver, making 41 starts and will ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933422014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393342@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:51 MDT Letter: Show more class toward Max http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389336-82/max-hall-class-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389336-82/max-hall-class-sltrib.html.csp">Letter: Show more class toward Max</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:11:01.647-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The letter in the Public Forum from James Sim (“Back at you, Max Hall,” Sept. 8) was tasteless and classless. I’m a lifelong fan of the Utes, proud owner of five football season tickets, gave presents to everyone in my family a few years ago of “Max Hall Hates Me” T-shirts. However, kicking a person when he has fallen makes me embarrassed to be categorized in the same group with a person such as Mr. Sim. I think he should be careful. If he stumbles, someone may kick him to the ground. Don Sha...</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> 58389336@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:11:01 MDT One person injured in Ogden shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375259-78/thursday-evening-ogden-person.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58375259-78/thursday-evening-ogden-person.html.csp">One person injured in Ogden shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T18:44:17.481-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police were investigating Thursday after a person was shot in Ogden. Few details were available Thursday evening about the shooting, but authorities confirmed that one person was shot at a RiteAid parking lot, located at 851 24th St., in the late afternoon. Lt. Danielle Croyle said Thursday evening that the 35-year-old Latino male victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Police were still searching for the shooter Thursday evening. Croyle said a white sedan was seen leaving 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> 58375259@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:44:17 MDT AP source: Tesla selects Nevada for battery plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370079-79/nevada-tesla-announcement-battery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370079-79/nevada-tesla-announcement-battery.html.csp">AP source: Tesla selects Nevada for battery plant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN PRITCHARD and SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T15:36:24.271-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars. A person with familiar with Tesla’s plans said Wednesday that Nevada beat out four other states which were vying for the project. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made, said work soon will resume on a site outside Reno. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office said only that the governor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583700792014-09-03T15:36:24.271-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T15:36:24.271-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370079@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:36:24 MDT So many memoirs: Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Poehler among those with books this fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335940-223/author-francis-written-harris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58335940-223/author-francis-written-harris.html.csp">So many memoirs: Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Poehler among those with books this fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HILLEL ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:25:33.688-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So many memoirs are coming out this fall, written in so many ways. Neil Patrick Harris, for instance, decided that his early 40s was too young for a “life” story, even for a Tony- and Emmy-winning actor. So he has completed “Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography,” in which Harris steps back into the second person to allow you to imagine yourself onstage, on television or, in November 2006, on edge as you prepare to tell the world you’re gay. “I couldn’t wrap my mind around a struct...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583359402014-08-29T16:25:33.688-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T16:25:33.688-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335940@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:33 MDT AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359415-77/chiefs-smith-extension-kansas.html.csp">AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the deal, which will keep Smith in Kansas City through the 2018 season. The Kansas City Star first reported the agreement. Smith and his representatives had been discussing an extension with the Chiefs for s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583594152014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:16:21.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:21 MDT Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp">Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since June, department authorities have seized more than 1,200 live specimens of the large snails, also known as giant African land snails, all of them traced back to one person in Georgia, who was selling them illegally. The USDA discovered the snails through a tip fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520802014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:02 MDT One dead, two hurt in St. George crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342928-78/dead-george-pickup-truck.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342928-78/dead-george-pickup-truck.html.csp">One dead, two hurt in St. George crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:30:17.455-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One person was dead and two others injured after an out-of-control cement truck smashed into a pickup Wednesday morning in St. George. St. George police said the 6:20 a.m. accident occurred when the westbound truck failed to negotiate a curve on Red Hills Parkway near 1300 East, drifting into the ongoing, eastbound lane and hitting the pickup. One person in the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second occupant, along with the cement truck’s driver, sustained minor injuries. 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> 58342928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:30:17 MDT Source: BofA nears $17B settlement with U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269204-68/bank-billion-settlement-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269204-68/bank-billion-settlement-america.html.csp">Source: BofA nears $17B settlement with U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T19:09:14.44-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 07:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Bank of America is nearing a $16 billion to $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday. The deal with the bank, which must still be finalized, would be the largest Justice Department settlement by far arising from the economic meltdown in which millions of Americans lost their homes to foreclosure. It would follow earlier multibillion-do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582692042014-08-06T19:09:14.44-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T19:09:14.44-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58269204@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:09:14 MDT Salt Lake City ranks No. 22 nationally in transit use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251532-90/bus-data-lake-per.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251532-90/bus-data-lake-per.html.csp">Salt Lake City ranks No. 22 nationally in transit use</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="2014-08-04T11:43:10.362-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TRAX, FrontRunner and streetcar lines built in recent years have helped the Salt Lake City-West Valley City urban area climb to No. 22 nationally for transit trips per capita. That’s according to an evaluation of 2013 federal transit data by FiveThirtyEight, an ESPN-owned polling and data website started by The New York Times, which takes its name from the number of electors in the U.S. Electoral College. It figures that Salt Lakers took 42.2 “unlinked trips” per person via transit in 2013. That...</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> 58251532@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:43:10 MDT Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp">Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY and MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta? The answer, experts say, is because Emory University Hospital is one of the safest places in the world to treat someone with Ebola. There’s virtually no chance the virus can spread from the hospital’s super-secure isolation unit. And another thing, they say: medical workers r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560142014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:16:18 MDT AP source: Tigers acquire ace Price from Rays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247365-77/tigers-price-trade-ace.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247365-77/tigers-price-trade-ace.html.csp">AP source: Tigers acquire ace Price from Rays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN WALKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Baseball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:48.831-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A person familiar with the trade says Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price has been traded to the Detroit Tigers. The person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet announced did not say whom the left-hander was dealt for, but Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson was pulled mid-inning Thursday moments ahead of the non-waiver Trade deadline. The trade joins Price with Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander, the past three AL Cy Young Award winners in the AL Central-leading Tigers ro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582473652014-07-31T23:17:48.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T23:17:48.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247365@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:48 MDT AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210813-77/wiggins-sign-andrew-cavs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210813-77/wiggins-sign-andrew-cavs.html.csp">AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers will sign No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract, an imminent deal that would prevent any potential trade from being completed for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. The person familiar with the talks says he will sign with Cleveland as early as Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the team is...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108132014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210813@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:20:21 MDT Letter: Diversity, compromise needed in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199142-82/compromise-diversity-balances-belief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199142-82/compromise-diversity-balances-belief.html.csp">Letter: Diversity, compromise needed in Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.074-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a state where one belief system and one political party rules, it is inevitable that corruption will develop, for “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Perhaps it is time for Utah voters to consider actually voting for the best qualified person regardless of the candidate’s political affiliation. If there is one lesson from the A.G. scandal, it is that we need more checks and balances in our local government. The founders of our country understood the need for checks an...</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> 58199142@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT