WALKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WALKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Police: Priest killed with gun owned by colleague http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58073840-68/police-walker-moran-priest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58073840-68/police-walker-moran-priest.html.csp">Police: Priest killed with gun owned by colleague</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Skoloff</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T17:41:47.45-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • A homeless ex-convict with a history of violence and drug abuse was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a clergyman with a handgun that had been retrieved by another priest after he was hit with an iron rod at a Phoenix church, police said. Police say the Rev. Joseph Terra went to investigate noises in a church courtyard and was attacked by 54-year-old Gary Michael Moran with the piece of metal before the priest fled and got a .357-caliber gun from his bedroom. Moran wrestled the w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580738402014-06-16T17:41:47.45-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T17:41:47.45-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:41:47 MDT Wisconsin governor quiets opposition to same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060797-68/state-walker-ban-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060797-68/state-walker-ban-sex.html.csp">Wisconsin governor quiets opposition to same-sex marriage</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="2014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Gov. Scott Walker has a history of forcefully opposing same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, but he’s been much quieter on the topic recently as the state’s ban was determined to be unconstitutional and polls show public attitudes shifting in favor of allowing gay couples to wed. Walker, who is running for re-election this year and eyeing a bid for president in 2016, was scheduled to make his first public appearance Thursday since a federal judge last week struck down the state’s ban. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580607972014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060797@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:32:23 MDT Police: Priests attacked at Phoenix church, 1 dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060128-68/church-martos-police-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060128-68/church-martos-police-phoenix.html.csp">Police: Priests attacked at Phoenix church, 1 dies</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T17:47:25.686-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • One priest was shot and killed and another was wounded in an attack at a Catholic church in downtown Phoenix, police said. Sgt. Steve Martos said police received a call about a burglary at the Mother of Mercy Mission near the state Capitol shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Responding officers found two priests badly injured. According to Martos, one of the priests had been shot and died at the hospital. The other priest is hospitalized in critical condition with unspecified injuries, he ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580601282014-06-12T17:47:25.686-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T17:47:25.686-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060128@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:47:25 MDT