Utah - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Utah News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz: GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57834159-87/hayward-jazz-lindsey-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57834159-87/hayward-jazz-lindsey-career.html.csp">Utah Jazz: GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T20:05:26.15-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime “soon” after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout day Thursday, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey stopped short of promising the team would bring Hayward back. But Lindsey made it clear Hayward is in the plans. “We look forward to him being a career Jazz mem...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57834159@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:05:26 MDT Attorney: Boyfriend forced Utah girl to flee after cop was killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831826-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-wride.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831826-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-wride.html.csp">Attorney: Boyfriend forced Utah girl to flee after cop was killed</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="2014-04-17T20:02:05.024-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • If her case goes to trial, 17-year-old Meagan Dakota Grunwald will testify in her own defense that she was forced by her boyfriend to drive her truck during a high-speed manhunt while the boyfriend shot at police, her attorney said Thursday. No one has heard Grunwald’s story, defense attorney Dean Zabriskie told reporters Thursday, just moments after the girl was ordered to stand trial on 12 charges related to the murder of one police officer, and the shooting and wounding of another. Z...</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> 57831826@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:02:05 MDT Salt Lake City’s falcons could have four young in mid-May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832129-78/eggs-male-walters-falcons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832129-78/eggs-male-walters-falcons.html.csp">Salt Lake City’s falcons could have four young in mid-May</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T20:03:54.475-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The peregrine falcons staying in the high-rise nest box on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City are now carefully minding four eggs. Bob Walters, Watchable Wildlife coordinator with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, said he expects four will be the final number of eggs and that they will hatch in mid-May. “I’d be surprised if another one pops out,” Walters said. “They have been pretty consistent at four eggs for quite a few years.” Using a general rule of hatchin...</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> 57832129@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:03:54 MDT Utah police enlist FBI to help in baby death case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833011-78/police-roberts-babies-dna.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833011-78/police-roberts-babies-dna.html.csp">Utah police enlist FBI to help in baby death case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T17:36:50.512-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah authorities are enlisting the help of the FBI to analyze DNA from seven babies found dead in the garage of a woman who has been arrested on six counts of murder. None of the labs in Utah can analyze the type of DNA that has been taken from the tiny corpses, which were found in various stages of decomposition, Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said Thursday. Authorities are hoping DNA will reveal who the parents are and the sex of the babies. It’s unknown when results will be back, bu...</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> 57833011@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:36:50 MDT Aggies add local standout to volleyball team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57833580-55/aggies-blocker-middle-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57833580-55/aggies-blocker-middle-team.html.csp">Aggies add local standout to volleyball team</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="2014-04-17T15:27:02.66-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 03:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's volleyball team added another local standout to its 2014 signing class with Shannon McPherron, a 6-foot middle blocker from Sandy, Utah, joining the team. The Brighton High product helped the Bengals to a 22-7 record during her senior year and was a two-time all-region selection. "We're excited to have Shannon as an Aggie," volleyball coach Grayson DuBose said. "She gives us talent and depth at middle blocker. She has the potential to be a great middle blocker for us as she adapts 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> 57833580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:27:02 MDT Utah Jazz GM says Corbin decision coming ‘in short order’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57833596-87/corbin-decision-season-lindsey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57833596-87/corbin-decision-season-lindsey.html.csp">Utah Jazz GM says Corbin decision coming ‘in short order’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T19:52:40.377-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A decision on the future of Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin is coming “in short order,” general manager Dennis Lindsey said Thursday afternoon. Addressing the media after the team’s annual end-of-season meetings at EnergySolutions Arena, Lindsey declined to say whether a decision regarding Corbin has already been made. “When we spoke to Ty and his representation during the year, we laid out [that] we wanted to take the full season,” Lindsey said. “We want to take a small period now for all of...</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> 57833596@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:52:40 MDT Utah gymnastics: Wilson, others have shot at individual titles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57833894-89/utes-wilson-utah-beam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57833894-89/utes-wilson-utah-beam.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Wilson, others have shot at individual titles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:53:02.586-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birmingham, Ala. • While the Utes’ main goal for Friday’s competition is to qualify for the Super Six, there are other rewards available for the Utes on Friday. The individual all-around champion will be crowned from Friday’s competition and the top four gymnasts in each event from each session will advance to Sunday’s individual event finals. Utah’s best hope for the all-around title lies in junior Tory Wilson, who won the Pac-12 all-around crown and finished the regular season ranked 12th. Bei...</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> 57833894@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:53:02 MDT Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57832917-223/female-ballet-orchestra-trumpet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57832917-223/female-ballet-orchestra-trumpet.html.csp">Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T17:38:15.589-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ballet West’s “The Rite of Spring” is notable for resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s sophisticated dance movements, but there’s also something interesting going on in the orchestra pit. Utah Chamber Orchestra features a female guest conductor, Tara Simoncic, a trumpet player, as well as an all-female trumpet section. “That can’t be said for many orchestras,” said Adam Sklute, Ballet West’s artistic director. “More importantly, ‘Rite of Spring’ requires a strong and dynamic hand at the podium,...</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> 57832917@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:38:15 MDT Herbert: Trade mission bolstered ties to Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57828715-79/mexico-utah-trade-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57828715-79/mexico-utah-trade-mission.html.csp">Herbert: Trade mission bolstered ties to Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T17:04:02.272-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert proclaimed his recent trade mission to Mexico a success after three Utah-based companies used the tour to release plans to expand operations there. Space Monkey, doTerra International and Converus all announced new ventures during the governor’s April 7-10 trade mission, which included 39 Utah business leaders and six government officials. “Utah and Mexico have a rich history of economic trade,” Herbert said, noting that Utah exports to Mexico last year approached $550 million....</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> 57828715@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:04:02 MDT Utah gymnastics: Utes ready for the final push http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57831859-89/season-utes-utah-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57831859-89/season-utes-utah-final.html.csp">Utah gymnastics: Utes ready for the final push</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T18:57:30.611-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 06:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birmingham, Ala. • A big smile spread across Mary Beth Lofgren’s face when asked what this season has been like for Utah’s gymnastics team. “It has been crazy,” she said. “With the exception of the Stanford meet, we’ve been building with every meet and we just want to keep that going.” They only need to make one final push. Finally, the fifth-ranked Utes are at the culmination of all their hard work as the NCAA Championships begin Friday in Birmingham, Ala. Shortly after they finished ninth last...</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> 57831859@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:57:30 MDT Utah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832784-78/dinosaurs-utah-national-museum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832784-78/dinosaurs-utah-national-museum.html.csp">Utah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T18:40:30.307-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most everyone is familiar with Utah’s Life Elevated campaign, but perhaps it is time for a change. How about Laramidia Life Elevated? That was the suggestion from Vicki Varela, managing director of the Utah Office of Tourism, during a news conference Thursday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Museum and state tourism officials gathered to celebrate a 20-page story, heavy on pictures and graphics, titled “Digging Utah’s Dinosaurs” in the May 2014 issue of National Geographic. “Laramidia is 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> 57832784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:40:30 MDT University of Utah opera singers venture into the woods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828832-223/utah-opera-university-production.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57828832-223/utah-opera-university-production.html.csp">University of Utah opera singers venture into the woods</a></h4>