POLICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ex-student arrested for bomb threats at Utah County high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324820-78/police-schauerhamer-threats-westlake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324820-78/police-schauerhamer-threats-westlake.html.csp">Ex-student arrested for bomb threats at Utah County high school</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="2014-08-22T12:12:22.064-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 12:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former student has been arrested on felony charges for allegedly making technologically “sophisticated” bomb threats that cancelled the first day of classes at a Saratoga Springs high school earlier this week. Saratoga Springs police Cpl. Matt Schauerhamer said the 16-year-old boy was taken into custody at his home — located within a mile of the targeted Westlake High School — at about 5 p.m. Thursday. The arrest, at an otherwise unreleased address, came in conjunction with a search warrant jo...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58324820@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:22 MDT Ferguson fallout: A call for police to wear ‘body cams’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325426-68/police-cameras-says-body.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325426-68/police-cameras-says-body.html.csp">Ferguson fallout: A call for police to wear ‘body cams’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:26:38.041-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • What if Michael Brown’s last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement’s interactions with the public. Proponents say the devices add a new level of accountability to police work. “This is a technology that has a very real potential to serve as a check and balance on police po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583254262014-08-22T10:26:38.041-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T10:26:38.041-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325426@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:26:38 MDT National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325422-68/ferguson-louis-police-mcculloch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325422-68/ferguson-louis-police-mcculloch.html.csp">National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:22:02.338-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Gov. Jay Nixon also ordered the Missouri National Guard, which arrived Monday, to withdraw after the flare-ups began to ease. Police have made only a handful of arrests in the protest area over the past two nights. “I feel we’re making progress,” Nixon told KMOX-AM, noting 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> 58325422@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:22:02 MDT Ferguson fallout: A call for police ‘body cams’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325364-79/police-cameras-says-body.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325364-79/police-cameras-says-body.html.csp">Ferguson fallout: A call for police ‘body cams’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:08:03.377-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • What if Michael Brown’s last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement’s interactions with the public. Proponents say the devices add a new level of accountability to police work. “This is a technology that has a very real potential to serve as a check and balance on police po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583253642014-08-22T10:08:03.377-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T10:08:03.377-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325364@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:08:03 MDT Missouri governor pulling National Guard from Ferguson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323178-68/louis-ferguson-data-mcculloch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323178-68/louis-ferguson-data-mcculloch.html.csp">Missouri governor pulling National Guard from Ferguson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alan Scher Zagier and Jim Salter</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago. Since the guard’s arrival Monday, flare-ups in the small section of town that had been the center of unrest have begun to subside. The quietest night was overnight Wednesday into Thursday, when police arrested only a handful of people in the prote...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583231782014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T22:53:54.742-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323178@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:53:54 MDT Rally protests police use of deadly force in Utah, Missouri http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317040-78/taylor-police-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317040-78/taylor-police-lake-salt.html.csp">Rally protests police use of deadly force in Utah, Missouri</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T19:17:23.019-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Protesters who rallied Wednesday night against police use of force in Utah and Ferguson, Mo., demanded more transparency from investigators who are reviewing last week’s fatal shooting of 20-year-old Dillon Taylor in South Salt Lake. “There’s two sides to every story, but they know they can’t get a story out of a dead person,” said Taylor’s aunt Gina Thayne, who joined about 80 protesters at the federal building on State Street at 100 South. The group hopes to see clear answers as to what led ...</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> 58317040@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:17:23 MDT Kent State football player dies at 21 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320110-77/bitsko-kent-state-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320110-77/bitsko-kent-state-death.html.csp">Kent State football player dies at 21</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:08:21.525-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday. Police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue, the school said. The school said in a release the 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. When Bitsko failed to show up at practice, calls were placed to Bitsko’s roommate, who called 911 after finding Bitsko in his bed. Brimfie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583201102014-08-20T23:08:21.525-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T23:08:21.525-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58320110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:08:21 MDT Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321829-78/ogden-police-suspect-hit.html.csp">Ogden hit-run suspect found, victim improves</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="2014-08-21T14:09:58.552-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 02:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police confirmed on Thursday that they had contacted an Ogden hit-and-run suspect who allegedly left a motorcyclist in the hospital. Ogden police would not identify the male suspect, who had not been charged, but did say a white hatchback car matching the description of the hit-and-run vehicle from the Tuesday night accident had been found in Harrisville and its driver contacted Wednesday afternoon by police officers. “The suspect was located and charges are pending, awaiting results to come bac...</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> 58321829@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:09:58 MDT East Salt Lake City couple surprise, detain alleged burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321485-78/suspect-lake-salt-couple.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321485-78/suspect-lake-salt-couple.html.csp">East Salt Lake City couple surprise, detain alleged burglar</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="2014-08-21T12:32:07.571-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An east Salt Lake City couple surprised a burglar on their front porch and then detained him until police arrived. Salt Lake City police Detective Veronica Montoya said the drama played out just before 8 p.m. Wednesday when the woman returned to her home near 1200 East and 700 South, pulled into her driveway and spotted the man on a bicycle. When asked what he was doing on the property, he quickly left. Moments later, however, she and her husband spotted the suspect getting out of a neighbor’s v...</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> 58321485@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:32:07 MDT After week on the lam, fugitive Utah felon treed, arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317721-78/stout-officers-police-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317721-78/stout-officers-police-car.html.csp">After week on the lam, fugitive Utah felon treed, arrested</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="2014-08-20T13:49:14.311-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police say the luck of a fugitive felon on the run for the past week ran out when he, literally, was chased up a tree. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxanne Vainuku said that 26-year-old Jason Val Stout, a career criminal sought on numerous felony warrants, was traced by detectives to a home in Woods Cross Tuesday night. Stout, inside a car parked in the residence’s driveway, sped away when approached by officers from the Unified Police Department’s Metro Gang Unit. “He took off, ramming 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> 58317721@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:49:14 MDT Dionne: Ferguson divides us less than we imagine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317807-82/percent-americans-whites-african.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58317807-82/percent-americans-whites-african.html.csp">Dionne: Ferguson divides us less than we imagine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T01:01:05.349-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • African-Americans are not alone in being horrified by the killing of Michael Brown. They are not alone in their concern over the police’s behavior. And there’s evidence that a large number of white Americans have still not fully formed their views on this tragedy. This means that how we discuss and debate the events in Ferguson, Mo., in the coming weeks really matters. What you have probably heard up to now is how racially polarized the country is in its reaction to the shootin...</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> 58317807@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:01:05 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 20, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58320052-227/shooting-hands-shoot-saltlakecity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58320052-227/shooting-hands-shoot-saltlakecity.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 20, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:59:02.854-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Gina Thayne, aunt of Dillon Taylor, speaks at a protest of police shootings, "Hands Up Don't Shoot," calling for justice for Dillon Taylor and Mike Brown, outside of the Federal Building in Salt Lake City, Wednesday August 20, 2014. Read more</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> 58320052@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:59:02 MDT Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp">Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Jerry Markon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T21:59:27.776-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. swept into this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb on Wednesday, meeting with community leaders and promising a “thorough and fair” federal inquiry into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Before going into an investigative briefing at the local FBI headquarters, Holder said the Justice Department had assembled “very experienced” prosecutors and agents to determine whether 18-year-old Michael Brown’s civil rights were violated wh...</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> 58319499@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:59:27 MDT Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp">Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in</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="2014-08-21T08:41:52.242-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police have arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a girl at a Target store earlier this month. The victim was shopping with a friend about 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at Target, 10130 S. State St., when the man approached her, police have said. He allegedly spoke briefly to her and then assaulted her inside the store. Police received several tips after media posted photos of the suspect. A 47-year-old man turned himself in to police Wednesday after learning they were looking for him, 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> 58318843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:41:52 MDT I lived in the ‘militarized’ town John Oliver made fun of. Yes, it was that bad. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58318901-226/saginaw-bad-neighborhoods-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58318901-226/saginaw-bad-neighborhoods-police.html.csp">I lived in the ‘militarized’ town John Oliver made fun of. Yes, it was that bad.</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="2014-08-21T10:48:45.724-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As comedian John Oliver’s segment on police militarization goes viral, a lot of attention is being called to his examples: a BearCat to defend a New Hampshire pumpkin festival against terrorism, a tank in tiny Doraville, Ga., and an armored “mine-resistant” truck driving the streets of Saginaw, Mich. “Has our city gotten that bad?” an awestruck Saginaw resident is heard asking in a YouTube video of the behemoth. John Oliver replies, “Here’s the thing: No. It hasn’t got that bad. Because unless y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318901@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:48:45 MDT Letter: When justice is not served http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314416-82/harlins-king-owner-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314416-82/harlins-king-owner-sltrib.html.csp">Letter: When justice is not served</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T19:52:51.748-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the wake of the officer shooting of Michael Brown, I was reminded of the incidents leading up to the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Many attribute that destruction to the videotape of the Rodney King beating (early 1991) and subsequent acquittals of the officers involved (April 1992). But in addition to Rodney King was Latasha Harlins. A couple of weeks after the Rodney King beating, a store owner shot and killed Harlins, who the store owner accused of stealing a bottle of orange juice. A scuffle en...</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> 58314416@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:52:51 MDT Letter: A double standard of government overreach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314565-82/bundy-police-blm-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314565-82/bundy-police-blm-case.html.csp">Letter: A double standard of government overreach</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T19:52:51.779-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cliven Bundy had unsuccessfully argued his case in court for more than two decades, while racking up more than $1 million in unpaid grazing fees. However, when the Bureau of Land Management began rounding up Bundy’s cattle in March, many people viewed this as an abuse of power, and voiced their support for the armed militia men who rallied around Bundy and prevented the BLM from carrying out the court’s decision. This week, people took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., to protest the killing of a...</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> 58314565@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:52:51 MDT Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp">Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers</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="2014-08-21T22:50:30.122-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Samantha Willden wants a career in law enforcement, and under the Unified Police Department’s youth cadet program, the 18-year-old already has begun her training. And now, thanks to the Salt Lake Honorary Colonels civic group, she also has a $2,000 scholarship to help pay for college. “I’m hoping to be a police officer, a homicide detective,” said Willden said, adding that she plans to major in criminal justice and minor in psychology. Willden is one of seven cadets who received a scholarship W...</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> 58312929@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:50:30 MDT Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317041-68/police-brown-ferguson-louis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317041-68/police-brown-ferguson-louis.html.csp">Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NIGEL DUARA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:06:16.554-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke. The St. Louis suburb still had plenty of lively protest Tuesday over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. And tensions rose briefly when someone hurled a bottle at officers. But the overall scene was more subdued than the past five nights, with smaller crowds, fewer confron...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583170412014-08-20T11:06:16.554-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T11:06:16.554-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317041@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:06:16 MDT Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp">Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought</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="2014-08-21T11:51:16.026-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver who left a motorcyclist in critical condition. Police Lt. Tim Scott said no arrests had been made or suspects identified in the 10 p.m. Tuesday incident at 1000 N. Washington Blvd., where a northbound vehicle described only as a white hatchback car struck the motorcyclist and drove away. The unidentified motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday. Anyone w...</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> 58317197@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:51:16 MDT