TROOPER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TROOPER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) $50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp">$50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 07:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa • A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass to get additional information on the attack. The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131202014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413120@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:20:13 MDT One trooper dead, one critical after ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">One trooper dead, one critical after ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T20:16:27.195-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend thems...</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> 58410564@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:16:27 MDT Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T16:54:02.561-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend themse...</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> 58410302@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 MDT Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp">Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:12:01.94-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was traveling on Interstate 15 Tuesday at 4:45 a.m. when I suddenly realized I had a flat tire. I immediately pulled over on the freeway shoulder, preparing to call the auto club. While I was dialing my phone, I noticed a Utah Highway Patrol trooper pulling up behind my parked car. I explained my problem to him, when I noticed another UHP trooper in another car pulled up. They asked me if I was a member of an auto club, I told them I was and I was going to call for assistance. The trooper then...</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> 58292837@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:12:01 MDT Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58256221-78/kuntz-hopper-helmet-trooper.html.csp">Trooper: Helmet helps motorcyclist in Summit County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T21:36:29.395-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A California motorcyclist was fortunate to be wearing his helmet when he crashed in Summit County, troopers say. Darrell Kuntz, 27, was riding with three other motorcyclists when they approached a turn in Interstate 80, near mile marker 179, and Kuntz failed to make the turn, said Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Hopper. Troopers believe Kuntz was fatigued, which led to the accident, Hopper added. Kuntz slid into the median and hit the cable barrier with his head — “but he was wearing his h...</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> 58256221@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:36:29 MDT