WEDNESDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEDNESDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wednesday movie roundup: ‘Heaven’ is a place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57826893-66/heaven-faith-todd-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57826893-66/heaven-faith-todd-movie.html.csp">Wednesday movie roundup: ‘Heaven’ is a place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T10:04:54.551-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a rare Wednesday opening at movie theaters today for Easter weekend, and it’s a title aimed at the faith-based audience. “Heaven Is For Real” is based on a true story, and a best-selling book, that tells of Todd Furpo (Greg Kinnear), a Nebraska pastor whose family faces a series of medical and financial crises. The worst is when Todd’s four-year-old son Colton (Connor Corum) suffers a ruptured appendix and undergoes a touch-and-go emergency operation. When the boy comes to, he claims he ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57826893@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:04:54 MDT Man charged with marathon hoax due in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-edson-backpack-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-edson-backpack-boston.html.csp">Man charged with marathon hoax due in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T08:44:38.258-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Kevin “Kayvon” Edson, 25, has bipolar disorder, his mother, Joie Edson said. The Suffolk district attorney’s office confirmed his name. Kevin Edson is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of possession of a hoax device, but authorities say more cha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265942014-04-16T08:44:38.258-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T08:44:38.258-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826594@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:44:38 MDT MLB: Yankees vs Cubs postponed by rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822277-77/postponed-rain-cubs-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822277-77/postponed-rain-cubs-game.html.csp">MLB: Yankees vs Cubs postponed by rain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:16:01.968-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather. The teams will make up the game Wednesday as part of a day-night doubleheader. New York also postponed ceremonies marking the unveiling of a plaque honoring Nelson Mandela’s visit to Yankee Stadium in 1990. The ceremonies, planned during the offseason for Jackie Robinson Day, were rescheduled to before Wednesday night’s game. A light rain was falling in late morning Tuesday, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578222772014-04-15T10:16:01.968-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T10:16:01.968-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822277@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:16:01 MDT A look at the NBA playoff picture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57802046-77/miami-nba-playoff-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57802046-77/miami-nba-playoff-wednesday.html.csp">A look at the NBA playoff picture</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T16:27:45.977-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with seven days remaining in the regular season: ——— EAST UPDATE Frank Vogel had a good Wednesday. Indiana’s coach gave his starters a day off, watched his backups beat Milwaukee, and climbed back atop the Eastern Conference standings. Next stop: Miami, which lost at Memphis and is now a half-game behind the Pacers. The East rivals play Friday night in Miami with the winner getting the inside track to the No. 1 seed on that side of the bra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578020462014-04-11T16:27:45.977-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T16:27:45.977-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802046@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:27:45 MDT MLB: Mets’ Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57770406-77/murphy-noah-mets-collins.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57770406-77/murphy-noah-mets-collins.html.csp">MLB: Mets’ Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T19:19:47.698-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 07:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair. Murphy made his season debut Thursday, three days after the birth of son Noah. He called staying in Florida an extra day “the right decision to make” following wife Victoria’s cesarean section and said “we felt the best thing for our family was for me to stay.” He learned Sunday that his wife’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577704062014-04-04T19:19:47.698-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T19:19:47.698-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770406@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:19:47 MDT Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769085-68/base-fort-gunman-hood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769085-68/base-fort-gunman-hood.html.csp">Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Hood, Texas • An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness was the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said. Within hours of the Wednesday attack, investigators started looking into whether the man’s combat experience had caused lingering psychological trauma. Fort Hood’s senior officer, Lt. Gen. Mark Mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690852014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:29:15 MDT Sports briefs: Venus Williams wins at Family Circle after Serena’s loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57766159-77/williams-6-4-ranked-circle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57766159-77/williams-6-4-ranked-circle.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams wins at Family Circle after Serena’s loss</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T19:07:25.472-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister couldn’t, battling from behind Wednesday at the Family Circle Cup to beat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 in Charleston, S.C. It was another long day for Williams, ranked 28th in the world. She needed nearly two hours in a straight-set win over the South African. Williams, who won the Family Circle a decade ago, now faces No. 20 Eugenie Bouchard. Tuesday night, top-ranked Serena Williams, was stunned in the second round ...</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> 57766159@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:07:25 MDT Chat Wednesday with Carla Hall, star of The Chew, Top Chef http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57759029-223/carla-chat-chef-chew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57759029-223/carla-chat-chef-chew.html.csp">Chat Wednesday with Carla Hall, star of The Chew, Top Chef</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Grisafi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Digital First Media</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T18:15:12.304-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 06:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content"></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> 57759029@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:15:12 MDT Salt Lake Tribune braces for more cuts as owner kills digital initiative http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763457-79/tribune-dfm-news-editor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763457-79/tribune-dfm-news-editor.html.csp">Salt Lake Tribune braces for more cuts as owner kills digital initiative</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="2014-04-02T22:54:05.172-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Tribune’s top editor said Wednesday the newspaper was preparing for sizable budget cuts after its corporate owner killed a digital initiative once considered central to an evolving business strategy. New York-based newspaper chain Digital First Mediaannounced it is closing Project Thunderdome, an experimental news-sharing arrangement involving up to 75 of its newspapers. Thunderdome, launched in late 2011 to centralize key parts of national news gathering and production, is being ...</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> 57763457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:54:05 MDT Utah Jazz lose huge lead late, fall to Memphis 91-87 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57735989-87/jazz-memphis-grizzlies-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57735989-87/jazz-memphis-grizzlies-lead.html.csp">Utah Jazz lose huge lead late, fall to Memphis 91-87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T09:34:07.828-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Derrick Favors looked down at the box score someone had left on the podium, a remnant from Monday night’s blowout loss to Detroit, and pushed it aside. “Crumple it up. Get it out of here, man,” the Jazz forward said half joking. “That’s embarrassing.” In the midst of a late-season slide, the Jazz haven’t had much cause to be proud recently. So as they look over Wednesday’s box score, they’ll have to shake their heads and wonder. Utah squandered a 16-point second-half lead, falling to the Memphis...</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> 57735989@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:34:07 MDT Mudslide recovery brings searchers to tears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57738502-68/body-mcclelland-wednesday-authorities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57738502-68/body-mcclelland-wednesday-authorities.html.csp">Mudslide recovery brings searchers to tears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brian skoloff </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and lisa baumann</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T20:23:25.92-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darrington, Wash. • Firefighter Jeff McClelland uncovered a body on the moon-like surface that blankets what used to be the community of Oso. Suddenly, he realized the dead man’s son and brother were among the volunteers scouring the debris field. The relatives sat beside the body as it was zipped into a bag. McClelland found himself overcome with tears. The discovery served as a touching reminder of the deeply emotional work that is playing out in this tight-knit town as rescuers like McClella...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577385022014-03-27T20:23:25.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T20:23:25.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738502@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:23:25 MDT MLB notes: Ump ejects Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735924-77/harper-wednesday-spring-innings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735924-77/harper-wednesday-spring-innings.html.csp">MLB notes: Ump ejects Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T20:00:45.915-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jupiter, Fla. • Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was ejected Wednesday after being called out at first base in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Harper led off the fourth inning with a slow roller that second baseman Mark Ellis barehanded and flipped to first. The throw appeared to beat Harper and umpire Jeff Gosney called him out. The 21-year-old Harper kept his head down, screaming his displeasure as he passed Gosney on his way to the third-base dugout. Gosney threw out Harper, who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577359242014-03-26T20:00:45.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T20:00:45.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57735924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:00:45 MDT Utah Jazz: Alec Burks still sidelined Wednesday vs. Memphis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57733891-87/jazz-burks-memphis-alec.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57733891-87/jazz-burks-memphis-alec.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Alec Burks still sidelined Wednesday vs. Memphis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:17.771-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz will be without shooting guard Alec Burks tonight against Memphis, the team announced after Wednesday morning’s shootaround. Burks, the Jazz’s No. 2 scorer who averages 13.8 points per game, will miss his third straight game because of a sprained ankle. Burks participated in practice on Tuesday but won’t play against Memphis, which has won 10 of its last 13 games and is battling for playoff position in the Western Conference. The Jazz are 23-48 after losing 12 of their last 14 game...</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> 57733891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:17 MDT Van hits 80-year-old Orem school crossing guard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733696-78/crosswalk-martinez-crossing-guard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733696-78/crosswalk-martinez-crossing-guard.html.csp">Van hits 80-year-old Orem school crossing guard</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="2014-03-27T06:59:59.301-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An 80-year-old school crossing guard in Orem sustained minor injuries when he was hit in a crosswalk Wednesday morning by a van. Orem police Sgt. Craig Martinez said the accident occurred at 7:23 a.m. Wednesday in the crosswalk at 1035 N. 800 East, near Orchard Elementary School. “[He] was in the crosswalk with his traffic vest on, with his stop sign up, with the [crosswalk’s] flashing lights on,” Martinez said. An unspecified number of children also were in the crosswalk at the time, but none w...</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> 57733696@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:59:59 MDT Satellite spots 122 objects in Malaysia jet search http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733612-68/search-malaysia-plane-objects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733612-68/search-malaysia-plane-objects.html.csp">Satellite spots 122 objects in Malaysia jet search</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TODD PITMAN and ROB GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T12:45:40.786-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 12:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it “the most credible lead that we have.” Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein also expressed exasperation with the anger rising among missing passengers’ relatives in China, who berated Malaysian government and airline officials earlier in the day in Beijing. About two-thirds of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577336122014-03-26T12:45:40.786-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T12:45:40.786-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733612@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:45:40 MDT Sunny skies expected in Utah, but rain could fall by Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719353-78/expected-rain-sunny-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719353-78/expected-rain-sunny-wednesday.html.csp">Sunny skies expected in Utah, but rain could fall by Wednesday</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="2014-03-23T18:10:25.513-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The next three days are expected to be warm and sunny, but keep your umbrella nearby — a storm system will likely bring rain throughout the state by Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in northern Utah is expected to reach the mid-50s on Sunday, climb to 60 degrees by Monday, then jump to a high of 70 degrees by Tuesday. However, a storm system moving in Wednesday brings about a 50 percent chance of rain through the Wasatch Front, and will likely cause the ...</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> 57719353@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:10:25 MDT Teenager formally as suspect in southwest Utah homicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57717104-78/amp-toquerville-bommarito-teen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57717104-78/amp-toquerville-bommarito-teen.html.csp">Teenager formally as suspect in southwest Utah homicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T09:47:29.181-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: A previous version of this story included the name of the suspect. It is The Tribune’s policy not to name juvenile crime suspects unless they are charged as adults. Law enforcement on Saturday formally arrested the teenage suspect in a Toquerville homicide. The 17-year-old boy was booked into the Washington County Jail on suspicion of homicide. Police believe the teen shot and killed Geraldine Bommarito, 58, in her Toquerville home late Tuesday or early Wednesday. Investigator...</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> 57717104@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:47:29 MDT Mayor: city worker killed in Venezuela http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704266-68/caracas-government-venezuelan-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704266-68/caracas-government-venezuelan-wednesday.html.csp">Mayor: city worker killed in Venezuela</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FABIOLA SANCHEZ and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T17:12:01.689-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • A municipal worker was fatally shot while removing a street barricade in a middle-class Caracas neighborhood, officials announced Wednesday, and 16 people were injured when the Venezuelan National Guard moved forcefully into a small town near the Colombian border. According to preliminary information from the federal prosecutor’s office, Francisco Alcides Madrid Rosendo, 32, was shot multiple times around 10 p.m. Tuesday while he and others were taking down a barricade in th...</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> 57704266@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:12:01 MDT 15 women report being groped on or near BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702779-78/lemmon-women-reported-campus.html.csp">15 women report being groped on or near BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T19:59:32.245-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two more women were groped Wednesday at Brigham Young University, and another victim reported being fondled earlier this month, in what police are investigating as a serial sex assault case. In total, 15 women have reported similar assaults on and near campus in less than two months, said BYU police Lt. Arnold Lemmon. One of the gropings was captured by a security camera about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Halls. The victim can be seen descending a flight of stairs and stopping on the sidewal...</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> 57702779@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:59:32 MDT Cooke family seeking $4M in damages from polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703306-78/family-cookes-walker-cooke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703306-78/family-cookes-walker-cooke.html.csp">Cooke family seeking $4M in damages from polygamous towns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T08:43:17.119-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Four million dollars. That’s how much an attorney representing the Cooke family ask a jury to award Wednesday. The number represents $2 million each for Ronald Cooke and Jinjer Cooke, the parents of the family who live in mostly polygamous Short Creek. The request was part of closing arguments in the Cookes’ civil rights trial, which has been playing out for eight weeks in Phoenix’s U.S. District Court. The Cookes say they were discriminated against for not being members of The Funda...</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> 57703306@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:43:17 MDT