VIOLENCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIOLENCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) At U.N., Russia and West blame each other http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815676-68/russia-ukraine-eastern-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815676-68/russia-ukraine-eastern-russian.html.csp">At U.N., Russia and West blame each other</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA SANMINIATELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T21:33:11.783-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 09:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The U.N. Security Council met late Sunday in emergency session amid growing violence in eastern Ukraine, with Western powers and Russia blaming each other for the deepening crisis. Russia called the meeting hours after Ukrainian special forces exchanged gunfire with a pro-Russia militia in an eastern city, and at least one security officer was killed and five others wounded. Ukraine’s president accused its powerful neighbor of fomenting unrest and announced that it would deploy ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578156762014-04-13T21:33:11.783-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T21:33:11.783-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815676@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:33:11 MDT Santa Barbara melee spurs calls to party less hard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812164-68/party-students-barbara-santa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812164-68/party-students-barbara-santa.html.csp">Santa Barbara melee spurs calls to party less hard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:37:01.556-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Barbara, Calif. • With streets still littered in glass and garbage cans overflowing with red cups and bottles, University of California, Santa Barbara students were trying to shake off a lingering hangover from an annual spring party morphed into a raucous and violent blowout. Once proud to attend one of the nation’s best-known party schools, some struggled to reconcile that image with what happened last Saturday night as young people clashed with police, tossed bricks, bottles and rocks f...</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> 57812164@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:37:01 MDT Cedar City man allegedly set house on fire, taunted SWAT with spear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786234-78/possession-swat-police-cedar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786234-78/possession-swat-police-cedar.html.csp">Cedar City man allegedly set house on fire, taunted SWAT with spear</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="2014-04-08T08:51:11.081-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 08:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City police say a tense weekend standoff finally ended when the suspect set his house aflame, broke out windows and then confronted SWAT officers outside with a spear and knives. A 911 call brought police to the man’s home in the 500 West block of 1950 North about 8 p.m. Saturday. He reportedly had attacked a family member and then threatened to kill himself. The 36-year-old man also threatened to kill arriving police, who found that his family had fled the house, leaving him alone inside....</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> 57786234@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:51:11 MDT Wails, sobs: Rwanda marks 20 years since genocide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785607-68/genocide-rwanda-france-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785607-68/genocide-rwanda-france-government.html.csp">Wails, sobs: Rwanda marks 20 years since genocide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON STRAZIUSO and KATHERINE SULLIVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T09:46:02.639-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kigali, Rwanda • Sorrowful wails and uncontrollable sobs resounded Monday as thousands of Rwandans packed the country’s main sports stadium to mark the 20th anniversary of the beginning of a devastating 100-day genocide. President Paul Kagame and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon together lit a flame at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, which estimates that 1,000,050 Rwandan perished in three months of machete and gunfire attacks mostly aimed at the country’s minority Tutsi population by ext...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577856072014-04-07T09:46:02.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T09:46:02.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785607@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:46:02 MDT Afghan election hailed as triumph of democracy; Taliban threat remains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57782432-200/election-vote-results-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57782432-200/election-vote-results-violence.html.csp">Afghan election hailed as triumph of democracy; Taliban threat remains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIM GAMEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:02:32.898-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • Afghans and the international community hailed its presidential election as a triumph of democracy over violence Sunday, despite complaints about ballot shortages and sporadic fraud after millions of people braved a Taliban threat to vote for a new president. But some cautioned against declaring a premature defeat of the Islamic militants. Securing the vote was a test for Afghan government forces as they prepare to take full responsibility for their own security as the U.S....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577824322014-04-06T22:02:32.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:02:32.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782432@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:02:32 MDT Supreme Court justices view domestic violence broadly in banning gun possession http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57735595-68/violence-domestic-court-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57735595-68/violence-domestic-court-law.html.csp">Supreme Court justices view domestic violence broadly in banning gun possession</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM LIPTAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T20:53:42.245-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a broad interpretation of a federal law that makes it a crime for people convicted of domestic violence to possess guns. The court refused to consider a challenge to the law based on the Second Amendment, saying that argument had received only a “cursory nod” in the briefs. Instead, the court considered the meaning of the term “domestic violence,” with the majority concluding that it encompassed acts “that one might not characterize as ‘violent’...</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> 57735595@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:53:42 MDT High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734438-68/domestic-violence-court-castleman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57734438-68/domestic-violence-court-castleman.html.csp">High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T13:33:02.044-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The ruling was a victory for the Obama administration, gun control groups and advocates for victims of domestic abusers who say the gun ban is critical in preventing the escalation of domestic violence. The justices unanimously rejected the argument put forth ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577344382014-03-26T13:33:02.044-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T13:33:02.044-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57734438@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:33:02 MDT Supreme Court comes down on side of domestic violence gun ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733248-68/domestic-court-law-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733248-68/domestic-court-law-violence.html.csp">Supreme Court comes down on side of domestic violence gun ban</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T09:05:02.581-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court says a federal law barring people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses from possessing guns can be enforced even in states where no proof of physical force is required to support the domestic violence charge. The justices on Wednesday reinstated charges against a Tennessee man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic assault in 2001. He was then charged in 2009 with illegal possession of a firearm. Lower courts threw out the gun charge because Tennessee ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332482014-03-26T09:05:02.581-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T09:05:02.581-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733248@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:05:02 MDT Pitts: ‘Zero tolerance’ a poor substitute for judgment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57668201-82/gun-guns-nathan-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57668201-82/gun-guns-nathan-violence.html.csp">Pitts: ‘Zero tolerance’ a poor substitute for judgment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T10:55:00.956-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A few words about Nathan Entingh’s hand gun. Meaning, you should understand, not a gun you hold in your hand, but rather, the hand itself, thumb cocked and index finger extended to resemble a pistol. One afternoon late last month, Entingh, who goes to school in Columbus, Ohio, was goofing off in science class when he raised such a “hand gun,” pointed it at another kid’s head, and said, “Boom.” Not a good thing to do and Entingh, who is 10, should certainly have been reprimanded. Instead, he was ...</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> 57668201@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:55:00 MDT Kristof: To end the violence, she picked up a knife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57658840-82/violence-domestic-women-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57658840-82/violence-domestic-women-police.html.csp">Kristof: To end the violence, she picked up a knife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS KRISTOF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T11:00:03.091-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ATLANTA — What strikes 1 American woman in 4 and claims a life in the United States every six hours? This scourge can be more unsettling to talk about than colonoscopies, and it is so stigmatizing that most victims never seek help. Paula Denize Lewis, an executive assistant here in Atlanta, was among those who kept quiet about domestic violence, for that’s what I’m talking about. She tried to cover up the black eyes and bruises when she went to work, and when she showed up with her arm in a slin...</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> 57658840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:00:03 MDT Kerry says Venezuela’s crackdown ‘unacceptable’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585154-68/government-kerry-venezuela-caracas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585154-68/government-kerry-venezuela-caracas.html.csp">Kerry says Venezuela’s crackdown ‘unacceptable’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILLIAM NEUMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T22:47:02.197-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • Secretary of State John Kerry has markedly stepped up his criticism of Venezuela over its response to more than two weeks of anti-government demonstrations, as the protests continued to grow this weekend. “I am watching with increasing concern the situation in Venezuela,” Kerry said in a statement Friday night. “The government’s use of force and judicial intimidation against citizens and political figures, who are exercising a legitimate right to protest, is unacceptable 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> 57585154@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:47:02 MDT Ukraine president, protest leaders announce a truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57570036-68/ukraine-yanukovych-kiev-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57570036-68/ukraine-yanukovych-kiev-protesters.html.csp">Ukraine president, protest leaders announce a truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine’s embattled president and leaders of the protests that have been roiling the country agreed Wednesday on a truce to halt the violence that has killed 26 people and injured more than 425 others. A protest leader was quoted as saying the government pledged not to attack an opposition encampment in central Kiev while further negotiations unfold. President Viktor Yanukovych met with opposition leaders and the two sides agreed to halt the violence and to hold talks on ending ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575700362014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57570036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:01:14 MDT Ukraine’s capital erupts into violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564318-68/protesters-ukraine-police-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564318-68/protesters-ukraine-police-government.html.csp">Ukraine’s capital erupts into violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Amid cries of “Glory to Ukraine!” and with flaming tires lighting up the night sky, thousands of riot police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev on Tuesday after a day of street battles that left 18 people dead and hundreds injured. The violence was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine’s capital in a struggle over the nation’s identity, and the worst in the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575643182014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57564318@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:07:20 MDT Riot police move against Kiev protest camp; 6 officers, 7 civilians dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57563416-68/protesters-ukraine-kiev-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57563416-68/protesters-ukraine-kiev-police.html.csp">Riot police move against Kiev protest camp; 6 officers, 7 civilians dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Defiant protesters shouted “Glory to Ukraine” as burning tents lit up the night sky after thousands of riot police moved against the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev on Tuesday. The police, armed with stun grenades and water cannons, attacked the camp after at least 13 people — including six officers — died and hundreds were injured in street clashes. The violence was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine’s capita...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575634162014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57563416@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:10:01 MDT