REPORTED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REPORTED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Iran: Jet tied to Utah bank chartered by Ghana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57839785-200/bank-aircraft-jet-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57839785-200/bank-aircraft-jet-utah.html.csp">Iran: Jet tied to Utah bank chartered by Ghana</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="2014-04-20T10:19:45.575-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Iranian officials shed light late Friday on a mystery surrounding a jet registered to Bank of Utah in Ogden that was spotted earlier in the week at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. The aircraft had been chartered by the office of Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama and transported his brother with a high-ranking delegation from that African country, a spokeswoman from the Iranian foreign ministry told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). The plane’s presence in Iran, first reported Tuesday by 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57839785@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:19:45 MDT Spate of Mideast virus infections triggers concerns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833768-68/health-virus-saudi-infections.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833768-68/health-virus-saudi-infections.html.csp">Spate of Mideast virus infections triggers concerns</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread. More than 20 people, many of them health-care workers, have been reported infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in two distinct clusters — one in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — likely involving human-to-human transm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337682014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T20:02:58.84-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833768@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:02:58 MDT Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785841-68/homes-alabama-birmingham-power.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785841-68/homes-alabama-birmingham-power.html.csp">Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY REEVES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T13:29:32.237-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birmingham, Ala. • Severe thunderstorms crawled across the Southeast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and causing flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars. In Mississippi, police and volunteers searched for a 9-year-old girl who was swept away by a flash flood after the storms dropped nearly 7 inches of rain there over the last two days. A possible tornado damaged homes and hurt seven people in anothe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577858412014-04-07T13:29:32.237-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T13:29:32.237-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785841@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:29:32 MDT Editorial: Citation cannot be trusted with public land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743811-82/oil-company-spill-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743811-82/oil-company-spill-public.html.csp">Editorial: Citation cannot be trusted with public land</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:16:10.359-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An oil spill on sensitive public lands is bad. Failing to report and clean up an oil spill is unlawful and deserving of tough penalties. Allowing a company to continue with its negligent ways after its first oil spill, or failing to demand that the culprit restore the public land and compensate taxpayers is government malfeasance. Hikers in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument discovered oil that had spread over a 4-mile stretch of Little Valley Wash. The spill is the second incident...</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> 57743811@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:16:10 MDT Fire at Roy condominium complex displaces 6 families http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733110-78/fire-six-families-roy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733110-78/fire-six-families-roy.html.csp">Fire at Roy condominium complex displaces 6 families</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="2014-03-26T21:36:49.538-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A two-alarm blaze at a Roy condominium complex forced evacuation of several buildings and displaced six families on Wednesday. Firefighting crews rushed to the scene following an 8:22 a.m. 911 call from the Kentwood Condominium complex, located at 2779 W. 5525 South. No injuries were reported in the fire. Roofing collapsed in one building, and six units were reported to have been heavily damaged in the blaze, which firefighters had extinguished by 9:45 a.m. One of those who called 911 was Kylee...</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> 57733110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:36:49 MDT Ebola detected in Guinea victims, 50 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57720462-68/ebola-guinea-cases-including.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57720462-68/ebola-guinea-cases-including.html.csp">Ebola detected in Guinea victims, 50 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOUBACAR DIALLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T22:42:19.079-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conarky, Guinea • Samples from victims of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in Guinea have tested positive for the Ebola virus, government officials said Sunday, marking the first time an outbreak among humans has been detected in this West African nation. Government spokesman Damantang Albert Camara said the virus was found in tests conducted at a laboratory in Lyon, France. A Health Ministry statement on Saturday said 80 cases including 59 deaths had been reported, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577204622014-03-23T22:42:19.079-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T22:42:19.079-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720462@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:42:19 MDT Crews battle industrial site fire in northwest Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707190-78/fire-lake-salt-pallets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707190-78/fire-lake-salt-pallets.html.csp">Crews battle industrial site fire in northwest Salt Lake City</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="2014-03-20T12:17:03.062-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City firefighters rushed to the scene of an industrial site where stacks of wooden pallets reportedly were ablaze Thursday morning. The fire was reported about 8 a.m. in the Rocky Mountain Distributing yard at 1665 N. Chicago Street (about 900 West). Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said the fire had begun to spread to a garage as crews to snuff the flames. No injuries were reported, and the fire was under control by 8:49 a.m. The site of the fire normally contains n...</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> 57707190@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:17:03 MDT 15 women report being groped on or near BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp">15 women report being groped on or near BYU</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="2014-03-20T19:59:32.245-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two more women were groped Wednesday at Brigham Young University, and another victim reported being fondled earlier this month, in what police are investigating as a serial sex assault case. In total, 15 women have reported similar assaults on and near campus in less than two months, said BYU police Lt. Arnold Lemmon. One of the gropings was captured by a security camera about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Halls. The victim can be seen descending a flight of stairs and stopping on the sidewal...</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> 57702779@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:59:32 MDT Utah man hit while helping crash victims has died http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57694831-78/car-hit-hoyal-rodriguez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57694831-78/car-hit-hoyal-rodriguez.html.csp">Utah man hit while helping crash victims has died</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T19:47:03.246-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville man struck by a car last week while trying to help people involved in a crash died at a hospital on Saturday, police reported Monday. Anthony Rodriguez, 35, was hit at 7:38 a.m. on March 11, while walking in the southbound lanes of Redwood Road near 5225 South, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. Rodriguez, who lives nearby, had just called 911 after witnessing a two-car collision in the intersection at Redwood Road and 5200 South. He reportedly was checking on the drivers and...</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> 57694831@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:47:03 MDT 8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp">8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VERENA DOBNIK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:16:10.552-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEW YORK • The bodies of all eight people reported missing after a deadly gas explosion destroyed two buildings have been recovered, the fire commissioner said Friday, but workers are treating the scene as a rescue operation in case there are unknown survivors in the rubble. Salvatore Cassano said no one else is known to be unaccounted for but workers will continue to scour the debris from the flattened apartment buildings for victims. More than 60 people were injured by Wednesday morning’s expl...</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> 57684803@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:16:10 MDT Late winter storm in Northeast blamed for four deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676888-68/snow-killed-late-crashes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676888-68/snow-killed-late-crashes.html.csp">Late winter storm in Northeast blamed for four deaths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILSON RING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T11:40:41.159-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montpelier, Vt. • Much of the Northeastern United States is digging out from a late season snowstorm that killed at least four and dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of Vermont. Three people were killed and a state trooper seriously injured Wednesday in a series of crashes on the Ohio Turnpike. In New Hampshire, a truck driver was killed after his rig slid on a snow-covered highway. The heaviest snow was reported in northern Vermont. There were a series of crashes there, but no serious pro...</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> 57676888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:40:41 MDT Fire burns RV in West Valley City, but homes, vehicles saved http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665122-78/fire-homes-trailer-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665122-78/fire-homes-trailer-valley.html.csp">Fire burns RV in West Valley City, but homes, vehicles saved</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="2014-03-11T14:36:07.798-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fifth-wheel travel trailer went up in flames, but West Valley City firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to nearby homes Tuesday morning. Bob Fitzgerald, a battalion chief with the West Valley City Fire Department, said the fire was reported about 6:35 a.m. at 9194 W. 2530 South. Crews found the RV fully engulfed in flames upon arrival and opted to focus on containing the fire to the trailer and keeping it from spreading to two nearby homes and several vehicles. No injuries 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> 57665122@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:36:07 MDT Oil slicks in sea found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57651615-68/malaysia-plane-airlines-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57651615-68/malaysia-plane-airlines-china.html.csp">Oil slicks in sea found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG and CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T17:03:49.129-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed. The air force planes were part of a multinational search operation launched after Flight MH370 fell off radar screens less than an hour after it took off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing early Saturday morning. The oil slicks were spotted late Saturday off the sou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576516152014-03-08T17:03:49.129-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T17:03:49.129-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57651615@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:03:49 MDT U.S. factory orders drop 0.7 percent in January http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57641677-79/percent-orders-january-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57641677-79/percent-orders-january-growth.html.csp">U.S. factory orders drop 0.7 percent in January</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T08:29:01.813-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 08:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Orders to U.S. factories fell in January for a second straight month but a key category that signals business investment plans rebounded. That could be an indication that businesses are becoming more confident. Factory orders dipped 0.7 percent in January, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. That followed an even bigger 2 percent decline December, which was a larger decrease than first reported and the biggest decline since July. The weakness in both months was led by large ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576416772014-03-06T08:29:01.813-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-06T08:29:01.813-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57641677@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:29:01 MDT Nu Skin shares slide despite record revenue, earnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625283-79/skin-annual-fourth-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625283-79/skin-annual-fourth-million.html.csp">Nu Skin shares slide despite record revenue, earnings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T18:25:33.808-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nu Skin Enterprises of Provo reported record fourth quarter and annual results but its shares were falling early Monday after it said earnings will be affected by an ongoing investigation into its operations in China. Nu Skin’s shares were down nearly 5.4 percent in early trading after it issued a press release with earnings results. The multi-level marketer of anti-aging and other personal-care products said revenues were a record $1 billion for the fourth quarter, 82 percent more than the sam...</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> 57625283@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:25:33 MDT