VIOLENCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIOLENCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp">Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who was charged with assault after being...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488052014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348805@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT NFL: After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348459-77/domestic-violence-nfl-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348459-77/domestic-violence-nfl-rice.html.csp">NFL: After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Pro Football Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.267-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who allegedly hit the woman wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583484592014-08-28T23:33:26.267-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.267-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348459@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT U.S. asylum for foreign victims of domestic violence a possibility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344985-68/asylum-case-immigration-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344985-68/asylum-case-immigration-ruling.html.csp">U.S. asylum for foreign victims of domestic violence a possibility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States. The ruling comes in the case of a Guatemalan woman who crossed into the U.S. illegally in 2005 after fleeing her husband. She said she called local police in Guatemala to report the abuse but was repeatedly told that the authorities would not interfere in her marriage. She argued that the abuse and the lack of police response should...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583449852014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:53:24 MDT Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343238-77/nfl-violence-domestic-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343238-77/nfl-violence-domestic-rice.html.csp">Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERESA M. WALKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. Critics of the NFL’s arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments and say it’s time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women. Three members of Congress wrote NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider Rice’s suspensi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432382014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Mali seeks venue outside Algeria for African Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343186-77/algeria-african-cup-mali.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343186-77/algeria-african-cup-mali.html.csp">Mali seeks venue outside Algeria for African Cup</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.543-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bamako, Mali • Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence after a player was killed in a stadium last week, the spokesman for the country’s football federation said Wednesday. Manfa Keita said the body asked the African Football Confederation to move the Sept. 9 qualifier to a neutral destination after Algerian fans threw stones at a losing team last week, killing a Cameroonian player. “Algeria had a remarkable performance at the last World...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431862014-08-27T23:28:58.543-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.543-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343186@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp">Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:12:02.701-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whether you are a student, a parent, a college faculty or staff member or a concerned member of the community like me, we all have a role to play in ending campus sexual violence. In a matter of days, students will be back on campus for another school year. We can’t wait any longer. What is happening on our campuses is unacceptable. Department of Justice statistics show that around 1 in 5 women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students, as well as about...</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> 58319209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT How can authorities restore order in Ferguson? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314393-68/police-ferguson-black-missouri.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58314393-68/police-ferguson-black-missouri.html.csp">How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They’ve lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard — and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri. After nine days of unrest following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, law enforcement and political leaders are left struggling for answers to a frustrating question: What can we do to restore peace to the communi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583143932014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T11:05:16.178-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314393@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:05:16 MDT Author Louise Erdrich wins Ohio peace prize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58306059-223/erdrich-peace-award-prize.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58306059-223/erdrich-peace-award-prize.html.csp">Author Louise Erdrich wins Ohio peace prize</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA CORNWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T18:23:03.622-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 06:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Author Louise Erdrich, whose writings chronicle contemporary Native American life through characters representing its mix of heritages and cultures, was announced Sunday as the winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s distinguished achievement award. Erdrich was raised in North Dakota by an Ojibwe-French mother and a German-American father, and her works have reflected both sides of that heritage. With ties to North Dakota and Minnesota, Erdrich has said she lives in many places ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060592014-08-17T18:23:03.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T18:23:03.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306059@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:23:03 MDT Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp">Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:33:00.987-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high. That’s a common reaction to the oft-cited statistic about the share of women who experience an attempted or completed sexual assault during college. The number can’t possibly be right, the Doubting Thomases (or, less frequently, Doubting Thomasinas) argue. It’s based on a small sample of schools, after all, and must not be representative of the full melange of colleges out there. How about this, then? Let’s survey every campus and find out. So propo...</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> 58267609@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:33:00 MDT Ravens RB Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL for domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220117-77/rice-game-ravens-baltimore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220117-77/rice-game-ravens-baltimore.html.csp">Ravens RB Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL for domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.69-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Owings Mills, Md. • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a two-game suspension from the NFL following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in which he allegedly struck then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The 27-year-old Rice has been accepted into a di...</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> 58220117@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp">Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:01:15.751-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He’s been on a church trip for past three weeks, but Dick Jensen still checks the news every day. Jensen, co-owner of Farmington-based Dick Jensen & Alan McKay Tours, wants to know when it will be safe again to take tourists to Israel. After more than two weeks and hundreds of fatalities, mostly on the Gaza side, the violence between Israel and Hamas shows no signs of abating. “It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but it’s a little crazy right now,” Jensen said Tuesday. “You’d be be...</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> 58211718@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:01:15 MDT Central African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210836-68/republic-african-hold-rebels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210836-68/republic-african-hold-rebels.html.csp">Central African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUIS OKAMBA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brazzaville, Republic of Congo • Observers say Central African Republic’s peace talks are on hold after a rebel delegation failed to show up for the second day of meetings. The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to negotiate a cease-fire in the country where thousands have died since sectarian violence exploded last December. One participant who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press said there are internal divisions in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108362014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210836@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:19:02 MDT Letter: Here’s my dream proclamation on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199009-82/states-united-proclamation-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199009-82/states-united-proclamation-act.html.csp">Letter: Here’s my dream proclamation on immigration</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:45.637-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome Proclamation: That on the 1st day of August 2014, and until the U.S. Congress can pass a fair and just immigration policy, all children entering the United States from Latin America escaping violence and poverty shall be welcome into the United States and be able to become citizens. Furthermore, the executive government of the United States will be responsible for their physical well being, and said people entering the United States must abstain from all violence and lawlessness. This...</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> 58199009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:45 MDT Letter: Do more to deny guns to abusers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198165-82/abusers-dangerous-domestic-gun.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198165-82/abusers-dangerous-domestic-gun.html.csp">Letter: Do more to deny guns to abusers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:33:43.43-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Common-sense solutions to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and other dangerous people are sitting on desks in Congress. This includes legislation to close dangerous loopholes in domestic violence laws and to expand Brady background checks to online and gun shows sales. It’s time to ensure that our federal laws apply to all domestic abusers, making it more difficult for these violent individuals to get guns and do more harm. Expanding background checks on commercial gun sales and cl...</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> 58198165@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:33:43 MDT ’The Purge: Anarchy’: Who dies now? It’s complicated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195465-223/purge-anarchy-film-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195465-223/purge-anarchy-film-movie.html.csp">’The Purge: Anarchy’: Who dies now? It’s complicated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael O’Sullivan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:17:25.712-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The sequel “The Purge: Anarchy” takes place in 2023, exactly one year after the action of “The Purge,” a violent thriller that imagined an America so beset by violent crime that the government has instituted an annual holiday from law and order. Over the course of 12 therapeutic hours, from sundown to sunup, “purgers” are allowed - nay, encouraged - to rape, murder and pillage with impunity. It’s good, or so the thinking goes, to evacuate, in one cathartic upchuck, all the hostility that we - or...</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> 58195465@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:17:25 MDT Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp">Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Malala Yousafzai</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> For The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:12:05.521-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birthdays are a time to move forward. We look back with gratitude on what has passed and decide that this year we will be even stronger. I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the Taliban and for my right to go to school. I was 12 when I had to leave my home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley as terrorism and extremism raged in my city. I was 15 when I was shot by the Taliban and almost died but was given another life. I was 16 when I o...</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> 58182685@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:12:05 MDT Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp">Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.317-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Huntington man was charged Monday with attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly shot and wounded his wife last month. Chad Robert Snyder, 36, was charged in Emery County’s 7th District Court with first-degree felony attempted murder, along with two charges of third-degree felony use of a firearm by a restricted person. Snyder, who is currently being held without bail in the Emery County Jail, is expected to make his initial appearance in court on Thursday. Emery County sheriff’s ...</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> 58161967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT