Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Salt Lake Tribune’s top news stories, photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.
Top stories this past weekend
House probe of Utah Attorney General John Swallow could hit roadblocks • Utah lawmakers’ decision to create a special committee to investigate Attorney General John Swallow is a major milestone, but hurdles, hardships and possibly heartache lie ahead, warn those who have been through similar ordeals in Illinois and Connecticut.
Could Botox be coming soon to a dentist near you? • The off-label use of Botox to treat jaw tension and pain is experimental and just catching on in Utah. A few oral surgeons use it therapeutically. But growing interest in the drug’s dental applications is forcing debate over whether dentists should use it cosmetically.
Matthew Stewart journals reveal struggle with suicidal thoughts • Matthew David Stewart had nurtured suicidal thoughts for decades before the 39-year-old actually took his own life last month at the Weber County jail.
Utah now screening infants for ‘boy in the bubble’ syndrome • Starting on July 1, every newborn in Utah will be screened for SCID or severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome, leaving less to chance and allowing doctors to catch the disease earlier — when treatment is more likely to work for children.
Other news of interest
As part of larger power struggle, council overrides Becker’s tax veto
Utah Democrats vote to keep caucus-convention system
Dunkin’ Donuts ready to make a splash in Utah
Gallery: Supermoon looms bright in night sky
Judge refuses to lower bail for Utah doctor accused of killing ex-wife
Tooele schools are hurting amid a $1 million shortfall
Mormon missionary from Utah killed in Guatemala
Checking off Utah Olympic Park from the bucket list
Discussion of Foothill neighborhood pub turns into brouhaha
Prep baseball: Most Valuable Players and all-state teams
Opinion and commentary
Reform pays off: CBO says immigration a fiscal boost
Good investment: Nonprofit, businesses aid education
Rolly: You may see Becky Lockhart in your neighborhood
Peg McEntee: Police need quick access to records to snare child porn perps
Pyle: Nature abhors uniformity