WALKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WALKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304340-68/perry-republican-texas-political.html.csp">2016 GOP hopefuls face legal woes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T19:28:01.923-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">AUSTIN, Texas • As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home. The latest is Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who following his indictment on two felony charges, is staring at the most serious accusations of wrongdoing by a prominent Republican governor openly considering ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58304340@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:28:01 MDT Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246019-79/law-union-walker-bargaining.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246019-79/law-union-walker-bargaining.html.csp">Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:21:02.288-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election and rise to national prominence. The 5-2 ruling upholds the signature policy achievement of Walker in its entirety and is a major victory for the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate, who is seeking re-election this year. The ruling also marks the end of the three-y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582460192014-07-31T09:21:02.288-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T09:21:02.288-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246019@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:21:02 MDT Preliminary hearing set for Utah cop killer’s alleged accomplice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237689-78/walker-johnson-vaillancourt-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237689-78/walker-johnson-vaillancourt-hearing.html.csp">Preliminary hearing set for Utah cop killer’s alleged accomplice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T20:39:10.625-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • Prosecutors were ready to make a deal Tuesday with the woman who watched as Timothy Troy Walker shot and killed a Draper police officer. But as Traci Vaillancourt stood at her lawyer’s side, Tuesday, the offer unravelled. Instead, a preliminary hearing date was set for Sept. 30, at which time prosecutors will present what evidence they have in the case against Vaillancourt, who was charged in 3rd District Court with two counts of second-degree felony obstructing justice. The 35-...</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> 58237689@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:39:10 MDT Park School — Will historic piece of Draper’s past have a future? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191765-78/draper-park-historic-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191765-78/draper-park-historic-building.html.csp">Park School — Will historic piece of Draper’s past have a future?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T14:31:47.726-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 02:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • The mayor says he’s optimistic that city leaders will give more time for efforts to prevent Draper’s historic Park School from being torn down. The city, which owns the building, has sent a formal demolition request to Draper’s Historic Preservation Commission, starting a review that could lead to the razing of the aging brick structure as early as September. The Draper Park School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its spot in pioneer history and its Classical Revi...</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> 58191765@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:31:47 MDT Drug offender serving life term hoping for clemency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201697-68/walker-drug-drugs-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201697-68/walker-drug-drugs-federal.html.csp">Drug offender serving life term hoping for clemency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, Ill. • From the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he’d die in prison. Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison two years later, Walker couldn’t imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs. But the years passed, his appeals failed and nothing changed. Now, after 17½ years, Walker may have his best shot at freedom. The Obama administration — responding to mounting concerns about decades of harsh penalties and overcrowded prisons — recently announced it will...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582016972014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T19:23:29.431-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201697@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:23:29 MDT Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201212-68/walker-says-drug-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201212-68/walker-says-drug-federal.html.csp">Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency</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="2014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, Ill. • From the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he would die in prison. Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison more than two years later, Walker couldn’t imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs. He told himself this wasn’t the end, that someday he’d be released. But the years passed, his appeals failed and nothing changed. Now, after 17½ years as an inmate, Walker may have his best shot at freedom. The Obama administration — responding to mounting ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582012122014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T11:18:02.589-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201212@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:18:02 MDT Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161120-78/johnson-walker-officer-family.html.csp">Man pleads guilty to killing Utah police Sgt. Derek Johnson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T22:01:21.379-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • For the first time since Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed last year, his family on Tuesday faced the man who pulled the trigger. They didn’t mince words. Selfish, they called him. Evil. Pitiful. Murderer. One by one, those closest to the fallen officer implored a 3rd District Judge to send Timothy Troy Walker to prison for the rest of his life. Walker sat in silence, his shoulders slumped, hands shackled behind his back. Moments earlier, before a courtroom packed with uniform-clad l...</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> 58161120@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:01:21 MDT Photos: Museum features wedding fashions from 1800s to today http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58157322-223/dress-wedding-american-exhibit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58157322-223/dress-wedding-american-exhibit.html.csp">Photos: Museum features wedding fashions from 1800s to today</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMIE STENGLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:24:25.775-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denton, Texas • Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles. More than 40 wedding gowns spanning from 1844 to last year are featured in the free exhibit that opened recently in the North Texas city of Denton. Most of the dresses are from the University of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581573222014-07-07T16:24:25.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T16:24:25.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157322@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:24:25 MDT