VICTIMS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VICTIMS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441993-79/feinberg-claims-compensation-eligible.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441993-79/feinberg-claims-compensation-eligible.html.csp">GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T11:34:01.844-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by the company to compensate victims, said Monday in an Internet posting that he received 143 death claims as of Friday, and 21 of those have been deemed eligible for payments. A spokeswoman said the rest of the claims are under review and not all will be eligible. The death toll rose from a week ago, when Feinberg had determined 19 clai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584419932014-09-22T11:34:01.844-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T11:34:01.844-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441993@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:34:01 MDT Letter: Abusive males are our true terrorists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394531-82/males-terrorists-victims-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58394531-82/males-terrorists-victims-violence.html.csp">Letter: Abusive males are our true terrorists</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.288-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Males in this country have abused and terrorized women and children for much too long. I’m the childhood victim of domestic violence. The violence happened a long time ago, but I live with it everyday. The sights and sounds are burned into my mind. No amount of therapy or psychiatric drugs will erase the pain. Some of the victims can find solace; some of us can’t. The real terror facing this country isn’t ISIS. It’s the American male; judicial, military and religious power in these hands co...</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> 58394531@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT U.N.: one-fifth of murder victims are under 20 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373709-68/violence-report-unicef-countries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373709-68/violence-report-unicef-countries.html.csp">U.N.: one-fifth of murder victims are under 20</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TRENTON DANIEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T12:03:44.415-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • About 120 million girls worldwide have been forced to have sex and one fifth of homicide victims globally are under 20 years old, resulting in 95,000 deaths in 2012, according to a United Nations report released Thursday. Drawing on data from 190 countries, the report from the U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF, notes that children around the world are routinely exposed to physical, sexual and emotional violence ranging from murder and forced sexual acts to bullying and abusive disc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583737092014-09-04T12:03:44.415-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T12:03:44.415-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373709@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:03:44 MDT Germany opens memorial to Nazis’ 200,000 disabled victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364393-68/nazis-victims-disabled-germany.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364393-68/nazis-victims-disabled-germany.html.csp">Germany opens memorial to Nazis’ 200,000 disabled victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEIR MOULSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T10:15:46.446-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Germany on Tuesday inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed “worthless.” The transparent 24-meter (79-foot) blue glass wall outside the Berlin Philharmonic concert hall is near memorials to the Jewish Holocaust victims and the Nazis’ gay and Gypsy, or Roma, victims, opened over the past decade. It stands on the site of a villa where the murder of patients at hospitals and mental institutes ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583643932014-09-02T10:15:46.446-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T10:15:46.446-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364393@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:15:46 MDT UPD: Last of 4 suspects in Magna stabbings arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342733-78/arrested-stabbings-victims-crowd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342733-78/arrested-stabbings-victims-crowd.html.csp">UPD: Last of 4 suspects in Magna stabbings arrested</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="2014-08-27T15:29:13.425-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police on Wednesday arrested the last of four suspects in the Aug. 22 stabbings of two men in Magna. UPD confirmed that Cody Johnson, 26, was taken into custody about 8 a.m. at a Kearns residence by police officers and Adult Probation and Parole agents acting on an anonymous tip. Johnson was arrested without incident and booked into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of two second-degree felony counts of aggravated assault. Three codefendants had been arrested earlier in the case: Je...</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> 58342733@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:29:13 MDT Two men stabbed in altercation in Magna http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328597-78/upd-suspects-victims-fourth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328597-78/upd-suspects-victims-fourth.html.csp">Two men stabbed in altercation in Magna</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T21:48:31.317-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three suspects have been arrested in the stabbings of two men late Friday in front of a Magna home and a fourth suspect is being sought, the Unified Police Department said. The victims were taken to a hospital, where one of them, a 30-year-old, was in critical condition and the other man, 28, was in serious condition. The two are stable and improving, the UPD said. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said the altercation began when the victims pulled into the driveway of a home near 3200 South and 7700 West an...</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> 58328597@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:48:31 MDT Bodies of Flight MH17 victims returned as Malaysia battles fallout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325394-68/flight-bodies-malaysia-kuala.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58325394-68/flight-bodies-malaysia-kuala.html.csp">Bodies of Flight MH17 victims returned as Malaysia battles fallout</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VINCENT THIAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T19:37:38.869-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July were given full military honors and a day of national mourning was declared, the first for civilians in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583253942014-08-22T19:37:38.869-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T19:37:38.869-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325394@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:37:38 MDT Robinson: Our outrage is selective http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303906-82/black-brown-knijah-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303906-82/black-brown-knijah-police.html.csp">Robinson: Our outrage is selective</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:03.057-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked widespread outrage, drawing international media attention and prompting a comment from President Obama. The same should be true — but tragically is not — of the killing of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb. Brown was killed Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.; Knijah died the following day in Landover, Md. Both victims were African-American. Both had their whole lives before them. The salient difference is that Brown was shot to de...</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> 58303906@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:57:03 MDT SLC Council looks to require analysis of all rape kits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301121-78/kits-rape-council-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301121-78/kits-rape-council-police.html.csp">SLC Council looks to require analysis of all rape kits</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="2014-08-16T11:31:42.801-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The heated debate between the Salt Lake City Council and the police department on whether and when to analyze forensic evidence in alleged sex assault cases is about to take a sharp turn. The council is preparing an ordinance that would require city investigators to submit for analysis all so-called Code R kits, also known as rape kits, gathered from victims by specially trained nurses after a reported sexual assault. Momentum for such action has been building since April 15, when Councilman Kyl...</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> 58301121@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:31:42 MDT Elizabeth Smart addresses human trafficking forum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297031-78/human-trafficking-dakota-smart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297031-78/human-trafficking-dakota-smart.html.csp">Elizabeth Smart addresses human trafficking forum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By REGINA GARCIA CANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:34:11.61-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sioux Falls, S.D. • A Utah woman who was held captive for nine months has underscored the importance of work performed by health care professionals, law enforcement and social workers to rescue and support kidnap victims. Elizabeth Smart-Gilmour told a South Dakota forum on Wednesday that such work “makes a difference” in the fight against human trafficking and sexual abuse. The conference that ends Thursday aims to raise awareness about human trafficking in the Dakotas, which in North Dakota ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582970312014-08-14T11:34:11.61-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:34:11.61-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297031@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:34:11 MDT 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