VICTIMS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VICTIMS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-ed: Court-ordered anger management classes don’t work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58247361-82/anger-management-classes-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58247361-82/anger-management-classes-class.html.csp">Op-ed: Court-ordered anger management classes don’t work</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mary k. hammond</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:13:57.856-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is highly likely, if you have been the cause of domestic violence, assault, public fighting, road rage, or child abuse that you will receive a sentence from the judge requiring you to enroll in and take an “anger management” class. It is time we admit taking these classes is a total waste of time for all concerned. They are designed to make the victims and the community believe the problems have now been addressed or solved. Common sense (the world’s most used oxymoron) will tell you this is...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58247361@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:13:57 MDT Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250297-68/rebels-dutch-experts-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250297-68/rebels-dutch-experts-investigators.html.csp">Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. Artillery boomed in the distance as the 70-member team of Dutch and Australian experts painstakingly combed a patch of scrubland not far from the site of bloody clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian separatist rebels. The team’s top priority: collecting the rem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582502972014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250297@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:01:47 MDT MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227233-68/family-malaysia-airlines-flight.html.csp">MH17 victims’ family: Airline lacking compassion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CORDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:48:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys’ grandmother. Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said the family’s frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help from the airline in the days after the 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> 58227233@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:48:02 MDT Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224946-68/french-plane-burkina-faso.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224946-68/french-plane-burkina-faso.html.csp">Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE GANLEY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SYLVIE CORBET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T20:24:36.086-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact. French authorities said the catastrophe was probably the result of extreme bad weather, but they refused to exclude other possibilities, like terrorism, without a full investigation. All 118 people aboard the plane were killed. The loss of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582249462014-07-25T20:24:36.086-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T20:24:36.086-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224946@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:24:36 MDT Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp">Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EVGENIY MALOLETKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted. But before inspectors ever reached the scene, doubts arose about whether evidence was being compromised. The Ukrainian government and separatist rebels accuse each other of firing a surface-to-air missile at the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582023912014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202391@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:52:27 MDT Letter: Pope shouldn’t ask forgiveness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165469-82/abuse-forgiveness-pope-victims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165469-82/abuse-forgiveness-pope-victims.html.csp">Letter: Pope shouldn’t ask forgiveness</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:11:02.398-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On July 7 Pope Francis met with six victims of sexual abuse committed by clerics of the Roman Catholic church. During that meeting the Pope asked for forgiveness for the abuse committed by Roman Catholic clergy. From my perspective, being a survivor of sexual abuse, asking for forgiveness is asking to absolve the perpetrators of their crimes. Forgiveness is severing the chains that keep victims bound to the past. What the Pope should be doing is apologizing for the behavior of the perpetrators ...</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> 58165469@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:02 MDT Pope begs forgiveness from sex abuse victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158758-68/victims-abuse-francis-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158758-68/victims-abuse-francis-pope.html.csp">Pope begs forgiveness from sex abuse victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANCES D’EMILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further than any of his predecessors by vowing to hold bishops accountable for their handling of pedophile priests. Abuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581587582014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158758@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:19:02 MDT Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58142434-90/campbell-cases-lake-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58142434-90/campbell-cases-lake-police.html.csp">Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:08:46.528-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frustrated by a lack of rape prosecutions, West Valley police Detective Justin Boardman is developing a new way to investigate sexual assaults based on recent research surrounding the neurobiology of trauma. Important to a successful investigation is understanding the impact of trauma on a rape victim, Boardman says, pointing to studies by a Michigan State University researcher. They explain why a victim’s story could be inconsistent and even incoherent — and why, after undergoing an invasive ex...</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> 58142434@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:08:46 MDT Pope Francis to sex abuse victims: Forgive us http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58157552-80/abuse-pope-francis-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58157552-80/abuse-pope-francis-church.html.csp">Pope Francis to sex abuse victims: Forgive us</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T12:43:29.698-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis on Monday held his first meeting with victims of clergy sex abuse, begging for forgiveness and promising to hold “accountable” the bishops who were complicit in covering up for predatory priests. Francis held a private Mass with three male and three female victims from the U.K., Ireland and Germany before meeting them individually for around 30 minutes. In total, the first-ever meetings spanned more than three hours. “Before God and his people I express my sorrow for ...</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> 58157552@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:43:29 MDT Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58156708-68/abuse-victims-francis-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58156708-68/abuse-victims-francis-pope.html.csp">Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANCES D’EMILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. He also promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors. The pope celebrated a Mass with six survivors at his Vatican hotel Monday, but in his homily he didn’t spell out whether that accountability would include firing bishops and other prelates who systematically shuffled pedophile priests from parish to parish to avoid bringing ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581567082014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156708@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:53 MDT GM won’t limit compensation in ignition-switch crashes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134773-68/feinberg-switches-claims-caused.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134773-68/feinberg-switches-claims-caused.html.csp">GM won’t limit compensation in ignition-switch crashes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The attorney overseeing General Motors’ compensation to victims of small-car crashes says there’s no limit to what the company will pay, provided the crashes were caused by faulty ignition switches. The tally could climb into billions of dollars. GM links 13 deaths to defective ignition switches in cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion. But trial lawyers and lawmakers say hundreds of others could file claims of wrongful death and injury. Kenneth Feinberg, one of the coun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581347732014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T21:26:40.56-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134773@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:26:40 MDT Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp">Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:05:02.791-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city’s always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said. Images captured from a surveillance camera above a bar showed people running down the famous street in the chaos of the shooting at 2:45 a.m., NOLA.com The Times-Picayune reported (http://bit.ly/1iRk304). Police and emergency workers responded immediately and attended 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> 58129968@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:05:02 MDT Editorial page second thoughts, from here to St. Louis and back again ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58090338-82/gerson-george-louis-michael.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58090338-82/gerson-george-louis-michael.html.csp">Editorial page second thoughts, from here to St. Louis and back again ...</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="2014-06-19T16:15:22.523-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The other day, we at The Salt Lake Tribune Opinion section felt we owed our readers a more detailed explanation about the true nature of the author of one of last Sunday’s op-eds. — Bean-counting bureaucrats’ at BLM are locking up Utah’s future — Anastasia Swearingen | For The Salt Lake Tribune “Editor’s note: This commentary originally described the author as a senior research analyst for the Environmental Policy Alliance. In fact, Anastasia Swearingen works for the public relations firm Berman...</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> 58090338@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:15:22 MDT Billionaire seeks to help climate change victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58037484-79/climate-steyer-fund-victims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58037484-79/climate-steyer-fund-victims.html.csp">Billionaire seeks to help climate change victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T16:10:02.523-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fresno • An environmentalist billionaire who has pledged to spend tens of millions of dollars targeting Republicans who reject climate change announced Friday he is now creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in the American West. Tom Steyer and his wife, Kat Taylor, launched the Climate Disaster Relief Fund that will draw on the couple’s personal profits from investments in Kinder Morgan, one of the largest energy companies in North America. Climate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580374842014-06-06T16:10:02.523-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T16:10:02.523-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037484@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:10:02 MDT Police looking for man who groped 2 girls on Utah campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58023949-78/girls-uhp-campus-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58023949-78/girls-uhp-campus-college.html.csp">Police looking for man who groped 2 girls on Utah campus</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T22:13:07.793-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are looking for a man who inappropriately touched two girls at the Salt Lake Community College’s South City Campus and asking any other victims to come forward. The girls were both minors; the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP), which provides security for the community college, is not releasing any other details about the victims. One incident occurred May 16 in a hallway and the other on May 28 in a stairwell, according to UHP Sgt. Phillip Waters. Both girls said a man struck up a conversation ...</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> 58023949@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:13:07 MDT