SAFETY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SAFETY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU football: Cougar defense has lots of holes to fill in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57827786-88/camp-defensive-junior-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57827786-88/camp-defensive-junior-2014.html.csp">BYU football: Cougar defense has lots of holes to fill in 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:15:36.507-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • If quarterback Taysom Hill stays healthy, BYU’s offense in 2014 will undoubtedly be better than it was in 2013. The Cougars have to replace prolific pass-catcher Cody Hoffman and all-around playmaker JD Falslev, but not much else, in their quest to be more effective in the red zone and move the ball against the better teams on their schedule. What about the defense? Coach Bronco Mendenhall said that side of the ball will be fine in 2014 and up to the standard he has installed since takin...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57827786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:15:36 MDT BYU football: Cougars land transferring Nebraska safety Harvey Jackson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57833772-88/byu-jackson-cougars-nebraska.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57833772-88/byu-jackson-cougars-nebraska.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars land transferring Nebraska safety Harvey Jackson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:07.698-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Another senior who will graduate this summer but still has a year of college football eligibility remaining will transfer to BYU and be immediately eligible to play for the Cougars this fall. Harvey Jackson, a safety at Nebraska until he got a release to pursue other options from coach Bo Pelini this spring, picked BYU over offers from West Virginia, Western Michigan, Cincinnati, Grand Valley State and Stephen F. Austin. “We just got better,” BYU defensive coordinator Nick Howell tweeted...</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> 57833772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:07 MDT Documents detail another delayed GM recall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840406-68/steering-power-nhtsa-recall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840406-68/steering-power-nhtsa-recall.html.csp">Documents detail another delayed GM recall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Auto Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:39:54.916-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s auto safety watchdog, also didn’t seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago and found 12...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578404062014-04-19T19:39:54.916-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T19:39:54.916-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840406@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:39:54 MDT Thoughts on BYU's post-spring football depth chart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57837424-65/listed-camp-starting-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57837424-65/listed-camp-starting-spring.html.csp">Thoughts on BYU's post-spring football depth chart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:37:12.829-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two weeks to the day after they wrapped up spring camp, the BYU coaches released their 2014 Post-Spring Depth Chart on Friday afternoon.Seemingly, the biggest battles for starting spots this fall will be on the offensive line, so let’s start there first. Right now, four seniors are listed as starters: De’Ondre Wesley (LT), Solomone Kafu (LG), Edward Fusi (C) and Michael Yeck (RT). The starting right guard is listed as freshman Tuni Kanuch, which would be quite an accomplishment for the returned ...</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> 57837424@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:37:12 MDT Addition of NU's Jackson gives BYU more depth in secondary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57836368-65/jackson-byu-cougars-lot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57836368-65/jackson-byu-cougars-lot.html.csp">Addition of NU's Jackson gives BYU more depth in secondary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T12:48:50.332-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 12:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Another day, another senior from a high-profile college football program transferring to BYU. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it sure feels like the Cougars are getting more than their share of transfers this year. Back in February, it was UTEP receiver Jordan Leslie and former Oregon receiver Devon Blackmon (by way of Riverside Community College) signing with BYU. Ten days ago, former Stanford receiver Keanu Nelson joined the fold. And Thursday, the Cougars landed Nebraska defensive back Harvey...</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> 57836368@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:48:50 MDT Utes football camp round-up — Thin safety depth will improve after spring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57834554-59/safety-game-spring-freshman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57834554-59/safety-game-spring-freshman.html.csp">Utes football camp round-up — Thin safety depth will improve after spring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T22:58:19.806-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No, spectators' eyes weren't deceiving them on Thursday afternoon. That was Uaea Masina out in the defensive backfield, taking reps at free safety with Charles Henderson not participating. After practice, kicker Jeff Gaston also tweeted that Kyle Whittingham had told him to be prepared with free safety reps. Between his thinning safety corps and the 72-degree weather, it was perhaps surprising that there were no beads of sweat to be found on safeties coach Morgan Scalley's brow. Although spring ...</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> 57834554@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:58:19 MDT The Great Utah Shake Out: Drop, cover and hold on today http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826707-78/utah-earthquake-shakeout-seismic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826707-78/utah-earthquake-shakeout-seismic.html.csp">The Great Utah Shake Out: Drop, cover and hold on today</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="2014-04-17T07:06:51.024-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not if, but when the Big One will hit Utah. Being ready could make the difference between being a statistic for the inevitable earthquake death toll — or a survivor. That is the prime motivator behind this year’s Great Utah Shakeout, a seismic safety awareness campaign that aims at having 1 million Utahns registered to literally “drop, cover and hold on” at 10:15 a.m. The event billed as “Utah’s largest earthquake drill” by sponsors ranging from the Federal Emergency Management Agency 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> 57826707@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:06:51 MDT Flight attendant cracks joke after joke on the way to Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57826708-226/attendant-lake-salt-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57826708-226/attendant-lake-salt-flight.html.csp">Flight attendant cracks joke after joke on the way to Salt Lake City</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="2014-04-16T09:21:02.755-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“If I could pretend to have your attention for just a few moments, my ex-husband, my new boyfriend and their divorce attorney are going to show you the safety features of this [airplane].” So begins six minutes of hilarity from a Southwest Airlines flight attendant on a plane about to take off for Salt Lake City (a passenger near the front is even wearing a Weber State University T-shirt). The unnamed attendant turns the standard safety monologue about your seat belt, life vest and the oxygen ma...</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> 57826708@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:21:02 MDT Feds revisit safety rules after Calif. bus crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817439-68/bus-fire-investigators-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817439-68/bus-fire-investigators-safety.html.csp">Feds revisit safety rules after Calif. bus crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:22:22.77-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Red Bluff, Calif. • Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck that left 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students in Northern California. The truck driver veered across the Interstate 5 median, sideswiped a sedan and collided with the bus, leaving no tire marks to suggest he had applied his brakes. Dozens of injured students escaped through windows before the vehicles ex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174392014-04-14T09:22:22.77-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T09:22:22.77-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817439@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:22:22 MDT Investigators: No sign FedEx truck was on fire before crashing into bus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815057-68/bus-truck-investigators-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815057-68/bus-truck-investigators-fire.html.csp">Investigators: No sign FedEx truck was on fire before crashing into bus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Red Bluff, Calif. • Federal investigators said Sunday that they haven’t found physical evidence confirming a witness’ claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in Northern California. National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind said investigators are not ruling out a pre-impact fire, but a fire expert did not find evidence of flames as the truck crossed a median, sideswiped a Nissan Altima and crashed into th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578150572014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T18:32:22.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815057@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:32:22 MDT Couple: Big rig on fire before deadly bus crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812024-68/fire-bus-safety-truck.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812024-68/fire-bus-safety-truck.html.csp">Couple: Big rig on fire before deadly bus crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T20:15:43.086-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orland, Calif. • A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new twist to the investigation of a crash that killed 10 people. Initial reports by police indicated the truck swerved to avoid a sedan that was traveling in the same direction in this town about 100 miles north of Sacramento, then went across the median. There was no mention of the truck being on fire. B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578120242014-04-12T20:15:43.086-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T20:15:43.086-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812024@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:15:43 MDT Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp">Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe</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="2014-04-10T21:59:56.54-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal investigators blame a huge 2009 explosion at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross on corrosion in a pipe that was not inspected for years. The Nov. 4, 2009, blast “was caused by a rupture in a pipe that had become dangerously thin from corrosion,” the U.S. Chemical Safety Board reported Thursday. The “catastrophic failure” of the pipe had been pinpointed as the cause soon after the explosion. The independent federal agency, charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents,...</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> 57802954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:59:56 MDT Rampell: The poor were abandoned long ago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794418-82/poor-class-middle-programs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794418-82/poor-class-middle-programs.html.csp">Rampell: The poor were abandoned long ago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T00:39:01.493-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Liberals are shocked (shocked!) that Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his co-partisans would consider cutting Medicaid, food stamps, Pell grants and other programs that serve the neediest Americans. They have accused Ryan of trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poor. But long before Ryan unveiled his “Path to Prosperity,” politicians of both parties had been redistributing government spending away from the truly destitute and toward everyone else. In the past few decades, the federal soci...</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> 57794418@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:39:01 MDT Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790333-79/crash-institute-test-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790333-79/crash-institute-test-front.html.csp">Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain, both made by General Motors, received the highest “good” rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Toyota Highlander got the second-best “acceptable” rating in tests of 2014 models. But the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Toyota 4Runner and Ford Explorer got “marginal” ratings, while the Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot all were r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577903332014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T12:13:46.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790333@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:13:46 MDT All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp">All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACY A. ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Years late, the Transportation Department issued a rule Monday that will require rearview technology in all new cars and many light trucks — an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents. The final rule issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds and built beginning May 1, 2018, to meet the new rear-visibility standards. The rule includes buses and trucks; motorcycles and trailers are ex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577558772014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755877@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:43:51 MDT Utah Transit Authority to use video-based safety program for drivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755050-79/drivers-smartdrive-based-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755050-79/drivers-smartdrive-based-program.html.csp">Utah Transit Authority to use video-based safety program for drivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuichi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T16:42:02.253-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority has teamed with San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems to use its video-based operator performance and safety program to help train its employees to be better drivers. The system, which will be installed the middle of this year, uses vehicle recorders to capture videos and data as drivers work their daily routes. The videos are then sent to the company’s SmartDrive Review Center where specialists review them for training for drivers. The system will be deployed for UTA’s 600 b...</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> 57755050@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:42:02 MDT Fed safety agency missed clues in GM cars that were recalled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743153-79/agency-cobalt-nhtsa-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743153-79/agency-cobalt-nhtsa-safety.html.csp">Fed safety agency missed clues in GM cars that were recalled</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T20:10:50.536-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 08:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • For years, the U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog sent form letters to worried owners of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other General Motors small cars, saying it didn’t have enough information about problems with unexpected stalling to establish a trend or open an investigation. The data tell a different story. An Associated Press review of complaints to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that over a nine-year period, 164 drivers reported that their 2005-2007 Chevr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577431532014-03-28T20:10:50.536-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T20:10:50.536-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743153@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:10:50 MDT Memo: Regulators didn’t pursue GM ignition flaws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750716-68/committee-ignition-switch-problem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750716-68/committee-ignition-switch-problem.html.csp">Memo: Regulators didn’t pursue GM ignition flaws</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW L. WALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:27:32.611-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal safety regulators decided not to initiate a formal investigation of problems with the ignition switches of Chevrolet Cobalts and other cars even after an investigative group reported that it knew about 29 complaints, four fatal crashes and 14 field reports that showed the problem was preventing air bags from deploying, according to a memo released by House investigators Sunday. A House subcommittee will open hearings Tuesday, looking into why government investigators never ...</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> 57750716@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:27:32 MDT A day in the Explorers program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57748493-224/program-department-explorers-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57748493-224/program-department-explorers-police.html.csp">A day in the Explorers program</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="2014-03-30T09:57:23.768-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Teens and young adults get a taste of what it’s like to be in law enforcement, thanks to the Salt Lake City Police Department’s Explorers program. Detectives and seasoned members trained 17 new cadets Saturday in safety awareness, physical training, radio procedures in emergency situations, firearms safety, and drills and ceremony guidance.For more information about the program, visit the police department’s website. - Michael McFall Twitter: @mikeypanda</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> 57748493@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:57:23 MDT Utah football: Defender Brian Blechen glad to return to field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57713293-89/blechen-field-brian-knee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57713293-89/blechen-field-brian-knee.html.csp">Utah football: Defender Brian Blechen glad to return to field</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T09:41:34.037-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brian Blechen’s blood was smeared across his cheeks like some players wear eye black. As he walked off the field after Thursday’s spring practice, a passerby told him to wash his face. He laughed at the suggestion. After all, the senior safety would rather walk off a football field with his face caked in his own blood than spend another minute on the sideline, allowed only to watch. “It was fun today,” he said. “No pads and it’s already getting a little chippy with the offense and the defense. 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> 57713293@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:41:34 MDT