SHOOTING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SHOOTING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ferguson city leaders pledge to change police force http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58315110-68/police-ferguson-louis-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58315110-68/police-ferguson-louis-brown.html.csp">Ferguson city leaders pledge to change police force</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="2014-08-19T21:51:35.416-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark Tuesday to “allow peace to settle in” and pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police. In a public statement, the city said the mayor, the City Council and employees have been exploring ways to increase the number of African-American applicants to the law enforcement academy, develop ince...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583151102014-08-19T21:51:35.416-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T21:51:35.416-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58315110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:51:35 MDT Utah homicide trial focuses on alleged emotional distress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312658-78/scott-wife-gale-tracy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312658-78/scott-wife-gale-tracy.html.csp">Utah homicide trial focuses on alleged emotional distress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:19:06.002-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • When Tracy A. Scott called 911 on the evening of March 23, 2013, his voice was flat and calm. No emotion was conveyed as he told a dispatcher what had just happened inside his Salem home. “My wife is shot,” Scott told a dispatcher. “Who shot her?” the dispatcher asked. “I did.” “Is she awake?” the dispatcher asked. “No, she’s dead,” Scott replied. The recorded 911 call was the first piece of evidence presented to a jury Tuesday, the first day of trial for Scott — who is accused of shooti...</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> 58312658@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:19:06 MDT Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304981-78/police-taylor-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304981-78/police-taylor-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T14:09:59.957-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 02:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Protesters lined the sidewalk across the street from Salt Lake City police headquarters Monday afternoon to express their outrage at a spate of recent police shootings of unarmed people. Among the demonstrators were friends of Dillon Taylor, the 20-year-old man who was shot dead by Salt Lake City police outside a 7-Eleven last Monday. Police were responding to a report of a man with a gun, but Taylor’s supporters say he was unarmed. “It didn’t make sense to me when I first heard everything, 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> 58304981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:09:59 MDT Suspect arrested in S. Salt Lake shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300836-78/lake-salt-sweeten-cuevas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300836-78/lake-salt-sweeten-cuevas.html.csp">Suspect arrested in S. Salt Lake shooting</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="2014-08-15T21:48:11.087-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a South Salt Lake man, who is now expected to survive — though he may lose an arm or leg. South Salt Lake police Sgt. Darin Sweeten said Martin Cuevas, 48, of California, was booked into the Salt Lake County jail on Friday morning on suspicion of attempted murder and illegally discharging a firearm within city limits. Sweeten detectives were not releasing details of what led to Cuevas’ arrest, though he was believed to be one of several people i...</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> 58300836@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:48:11 MDT Man shot, critically injured in South Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58299153-78/police-south-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58299153-78/police-south-lake-salt.html.csp">Man shot, critically injured in South Salt Lake</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="2014-08-15T12:58:41.221-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Salt Lake • A shooting that occurred in South Salt Lake Thursday night, left one male in critical condition. The shooting occurred about 8 p.m. and police said it appeared there was an altercation between three people in a truck and two residents in a home near 200 E. Rigdon Street (3790 South). Police did not know the nature of the dispute. The altercation was both physical and verbal, and shots erupted. Three or four people were detained, and police were working on search warrants for 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> 58299153@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:58:41 MDT Governor promises ‘a different tone’ in police action at protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296873-68/police-officer-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296873-68/police-officer-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Governor promises ‘a different tone’ in police action at protests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that unspecified “operational shifts” are ahead for law enforcement in the St. Louis suburb that has been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Speaking at a meeting of clergy and community members, the governor told the audience that “you all will see a different tone” in law enforcement’s response to the demonstrations in the town of Ferguson. Nixon did not elaborate on the changes ahea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582968732014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T21:57:44.136-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296873@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:57:44 MDT Pressure builds on chief to release officer’s name in fatal shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294462-68/officer-brown-police-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294462-68/officer-brown-police-shooting.html.csp">Pressure builds on chief to release officer’s name in fatal shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T19:41:31.729-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • The police chief of a St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death said Wednesday he won’t be pressured into publicly identifying the officer despite mounting demands from clergy, protesters and even hackers. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, who has been the public face of the city torn by Saturday’s death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, told reporters the St. Louis County investigation of the shooting could tak...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582944622014-08-13T19:41:31.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T19:41:31.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294462@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:41:31 MDT Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294396-78/stiles-creek-gill-accused.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294396-78/stiles-creek-gill-accused.html.csp">Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDSAY WHITEHURST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an upscale mall in Salt Lake City has been sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Wednesday he agreed to the deal in May because defendant Jack Harry Stiles was not an imminent threat. Gill said Stiles, 43, was in the right place with court-supervised mental health treatment rather than prison time....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582943962014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294396@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:05:41 MDT Investigators mum on fatal Salt Lake City shooting of fugitive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292957-78/taylor-lake-salt-dillon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292957-78/taylor-lake-salt-dillon.html.csp">Investigators mum on fatal Salt Lake City shooting of fugitive</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="2014-08-13T22:06:55.014-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators probing Salt Lake City police officers’ fatal shooting of a fugitive outside a convenience store remained tight-lipped about their findings — including whether the slain man was armed. Jerrail Taylor insists his brother, 20-year-old Dillon Taylor, did not have a handgun on him when officers shot him Monday night outside a 7-Eleven store at 2102 S. State St. South Salt Lake police Sgt. Darin Sweeten, whose agency is investigating the incident, declined Wednesday to answer questions...</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> 58292957@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:06:55 MDT Ferguson seeks answers after fatal police shooting of unarmed teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292373-68/officer-police-brown-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292373-68/officer-police-brown-ferguson.html.csp">Ferguson seeks answers after fatal police shooting of unarmed teen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T09:52:31.238-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Nights of unrest have vied with calls for calm in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was killed by police, while the community is still pressing for answers about the weekend shooting. Hundreds of residents packed two churches Tuesday evening for community meetings about the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was confronted by a Ferguson officer while walking with a friend in the street near his grandmother’s home. People also gathered in the streets Tuesday ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923732014-08-13T09:52:31.238-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T09:52:31.238-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292373@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:52:31 MDT FBI opens investigation into fatal police shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58283961-68/officer-brown-police-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58283961-68/officer-brown-police-shot.html.csp">FBI opens investigation into fatal police shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DAVID A. LIEB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:48:21.042-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • A black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked a night of unrest in suburban St. Louis. The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, a suburb of 21,000 that’s nearly 70 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582839612014-08-11T19:48:21.042-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T19:48:21.042-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58283961@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:48:21 MDT Police: Black teen shot in Missouri was unarmed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281349-68/police-officer-brown-louis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281349-68/police-officer-brown-louis.html.csp">Police: Black teen shot in Missouri was unarmed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SALTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T21:37:35.524-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • An 18-year-old black man shot multiple times by a suburban St. Louis police officer was unarmed when he died, police said Sunday, as hundreds of local residents protested and a civil rights leader expressed outrage at the killing. Michael Brown had graduated from high school and was about to enter a local college, said his mother, Lesley McSpadden. St. Louis County police Chief Jon Belmar said the shooting occurred after an officer encountered two people — one of whom was Brown ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813492014-08-10T21:37:35.524-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T21:37:35.524-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281349@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:37:35 MDT BYU basketball: Collinsworth not ruling out leaving early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58243093-65/collinsworth-really-byu-lot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58243093-65/collinsworth-really-byu-lot.html.csp">BYU basketball: Collinsworth not ruling out leaving early</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="2014-07-30T16:19:01.976-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 04:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kyle Collinsworth walked into the sports information offices at BYU on Monday for a sit-down interview and he looked much different than he did back in February and early March when he led the Cougars on that 10-2 run that got them into the NCAA Tournament. Yes, Collinsworth’s upper body is more chiseled than before — “but I’m not going to get muscle-bound,” he says — but what really stands out is his hair. That short-cropped, bushy look is gone, replaced by a more standard-looking cut with a pa...</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> 58243093@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:19:01 MDT Uintah County shooting leaves one man dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241278-78/condition-county-dead-laursen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241278-78/condition-county-dead-laursen.html.csp">Uintah County shooting leaves one man dead</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="2014-07-30T21:03:35.065-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday it is investigating as a homicide a shooting incident that left a man dead and a woman hospitalized. Undersheriff John E. Laursen said that just before midnight Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to an address just north of Vernal, near 2600 North 500 East, on a report of gunfire. They found Curtis Dale Hardinger, 34, of Vernal, with a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported in very critical condition to Ashley Regional Medical...</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> 58241278@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:03:35 MDT Millcreek man killed in police shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58226235-78/officers-winder-lister-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58226235-78/officers-winder-lister-police.html.csp">Millcreek man killed in police shooting</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="2014-07-26T21:46:57.052-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified police shot and killed a Millcreek man Friday after he fired a round at officers, investigators say. Officers were called out at 8:40 p.m. to a “domestic situation” at an apartment near 300 E. 4055 South, said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder. When the officers arrived, the 31-year-old man, identified as Nicholas Lister, went inside the apartment, while his wife stayed with police, Winder said. The police spoke with Lister on the phone, but Lister was threatening and hostile, Winder ...</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> 58226235@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:46:57 MDT Ogden police shoot pit bull when welfare check goes wrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215156-78/dog-police-officers-scott.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215156-78/dog-police-officers-scott.html.csp">Ogden police shoot pit bull when welfare check goes wrong</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="2014-07-23T21:39:14.022-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police say what was supposed to be a routine welfare check instead ended up with the fatal shooting of an angry ex-con’s pit bull dog. Police Lt. Tim Scott said the incident began with a 911 call from the man’s sister. Unable to reach her brother for several days and fearing he was in danger of gang violence, she asked for officers to check on him. About 1 a.m. Wednesday, two uniformed officers arrived at the man’s home near 3000 Monroe Boulevard. While walking to the front door, the offi...</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> 58215156@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:39:14 MDT Ogden police investigate shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58202513-78/police-shooting-ogden-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58202513-78/police-shooting-ogden-hospital.html.csp">Ogden police investigate shooting</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="2014-07-19T21:48:02.051-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Following a 911 call about 8 p.m. Saturday, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound at the Days Inn, located at 3306 Washington Blvd., according to a police news release. The 35-year-old man was taken to the hospital with “what appeared to be non-life threating wounds to the lower body,” the release adds. Detectives from the department’s Major Crimes Division are investigating the shooting. Police were not r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202513@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:48:02 MDT Brother of man shot dead in Utah courthouse pleads guilty to manslaughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199069-78/angilau-shooting-sltrib-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199069-78/angilau-shooting-sltrib-police.html.csp">Brother of man shot dead in Utah courthouse pleads guilty to manslaughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:41:10.633-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vilisoni Angilau pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from the gang-related murder of a teenager last year. Angilau is the younger brother of Siale Angilau, who was shot dead by a U.S. marshal as he lunged at a witness in federal court. The younger Angilau, 21, was arrested on suspicion of shooting 19-year-old Sione Fakatoufifita to death in Salt Lake City on April 13, 2013. Angilau and Fakatoufifita were members of rival gangs, according to police. Angilau’s arrest came after a three-mon...</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> 58199069@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:41:10 MDT Letter: Change law to keep guns from abusers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190172-82/domestic-abusers-guns-laws.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190172-82/domestic-abusers-guns-laws.html.csp">Letter: Change law to keep guns from abusers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:27:32.41-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What about an amendment to protect us from the 2nd one, eh? We just witnessed another senseless mass shooting that took the lives of four children and two adults and injured a child. The shooting in the suburbs of Houston illustrates how our federal gun laws are insufficient when it comes to domestic abusers and how easily they can still get their hands on guns. Ron Lee Haskell, the accused shooter, is a domestic abuser who previously had been arrested for assaulting his wife. Common-sense solut...</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> 58190172@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:27:32 MDT Balko: The grammar of police shootings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186021-82/police-deputy-shot-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186021-82/police-deputy-shot-officer.html.csp">Balko: The grammar of police shootings</a></h4>