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Lauren Barros is nothing if not persistent. The Salt Lake City family law attorney is environmentally conscientious and a staunch recycling advocate. So, two years ago, she called and emailed Einstein...

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  • Unified Police dog bit Utah woman's crotch during warrantless raid, suit claims
    A Salt Lake City woman is suing the Unified Police Department for violations of her constitutional rights after a police dog allegedly bit her in the ...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Volunteers hand out frozen turkeys, food and other necessities to needy families at Lutheran Social Service of Utah in Salt Lake City Tuesday November 25, 2014. Hundreds of Utahns line up for free turkeys
    Cold turkeys and warm hearts were in rich supply Tuesday as volunteers with Lutheran Social Service of Utah handed out goodies to hundreds of needy fa...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former Utah activist allegedly throws fake blood on NY police commissioner during Ferguson protest
    Former Utah activist Diego Ibañez was arrested for allegedly throwing blood on New York Police Commissioner William Bratton, the New York Post reports...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:49 pm   |     |   Share
    What the Heck is RootsTech and 6 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss It
    It’s only appropriate that the state that prides itself on being family friendly, hosts the world’s largest celebration of families across generations...
    Updated Nov 20 2014 08:48 am   |     |   Share

    (Thor, as portrayed by Chris Hemsworth. Courtesy photo)  . This year, why not give thanks with ‘Thorsgiving’
    If you want a break this year from turkey and mashed potatoes in favor a decidedly Marvel-centric Thanksgiving dinner, here’s an idea: Thorsgiving. Co...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 02:29 pm   |     |   Share

  • Police are seeking this person, who robbed the Zions Bank in Daybreak. (Courtesy South Jordan Police Department) South Jordan Police seeking tips in bank robbery
    South Jordan Police are searching for two men who robbed a Zion’s Bank Tuesday morning. A robbery was reported just after 11:30 a.m. at the Zion’s Ban...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • New Lehi police chief announced
    Lehi police Lt. Darren Paul has been named the new police chief, city officials announced Monday. Paul will start his new position immediately, accord...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file pool photo  Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson in Florrissant, Mo., after Johnson was put in charge of security in Ferguson. Two days after Michael Brown's shooting in August, Holder said the case deserved a full review and dispatched a Justice Department team to Ferguson to try to calm tensions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File-Pool) A look at what’s ahead in the Ferguson case
    Washington • A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
    Trib Talk: Going local on your Thanksgiving table
    Utah’s harvest won’t give you cranberries, but you can find many locally produced Thanksgiving staples including turkeys, root veggies and wine. On T...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • Former Utah pharmacist pleads guilty to stealing pills
    A former Utah pharmacist charged with stealing 10,000 muscle relaxers from the Uintah Basin Medical Center in Duchesne County has settled the case. Cr...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old,  on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cristina Fletes-Boutte, Pool) Most police shootings don’t end with prosecutions
    Washington • A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shoot...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 11:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: Utah recycling advocate gets her wish — finally
    Lauren Barros is nothing if not persistent. The Salt Lake City family law attorney is environmentally conscientious and a staunch recycling advocate. ...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 12:14 pm   |     |   Share
    News roundup: GOP plans to avoid shutdown, still fight Obama actions
    GOP offers plan to fight Obama immigration orders, avoid shutdown. Utah Republicans file suit over County My Vote deal. Protests erupt after Ferguson ...

    Updated Nov 25 2014 11:27 am   |     |   Share

  • Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue
    Cincinnati • A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer. The Spence family in Delhi Township, west of Cincinnati, says their 400-pou...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Protesters march and carry red-painted crosses, seen in silhouette and symbolizing the blood of the 28 non-Muslims singled out and killed in the recent attack on a bus in Mandera by Somali militant group al-Shabab, outside government offices in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Demonstrators carried mock coffins and red-painted crosses in Nairobi on Tuesday, a vivid protest demanding the government provide more effective security for ordinary Kenyans and a memorial for the hundreds of Kenyans killed in recent terror attacks, as pressure builds on the government to halt a steady onslaught of gunfire and grenade assaults. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Kenyans urge security against militant violence
    Nairobi, Kenya • Protesters carried coffins and red crosses to downtown Nairobi on Tuesday, a vivid memorial for the hundreds of Kenyans killed in rec...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah agrees to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage benefits case
    The State of Utah will pay attorneys fees for the plaintiffs in the Evans v. Utah case — which sought spousal benefits for same-sex couples wed in the...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 02:23 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Scott Stone with his grandson Oliver in tow stands by as Stone's daughter Ryan shops at the JC Penny store in the Valley Fair Mall, Saturday December 21, 2013. Utah fifth-best state at blowing lots of cash
    As Black Friday nears and that credit card is itching to be used, it may be a good time to take a step back and look at the big economic picture. Cons...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 01:21 pm   |     |   Share

  • Richard Andrew Jones, second from left, closes his eyes while 5th District Court Judge Eric Ludlow sentences him to serve two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the 2011 murders of his stepson and wife as he stands at the defense table with his attorneys, Stephen McCaughey, right, and Jeremy Delicino, in 5th District Court Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (pool photo The Spectrum) Utah man sentenced to life in prison for killing wife, stepson
    Updated Nov 25 2014 03:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Protesters take their pictures in front of the burning Juanita's Fashion R Boutique on West Florissant Avenue in St. Louis, Mo. early Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Protesters set fire to buildings and cars and loot businesses in the area where Michael Brown was fatally shot after a grand jury declined to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of the unarmed, black 18-year-old. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen) Ferguson businesses torched, at least 14 injured in overnight protests
    Ferguson, Mo. • Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted over a gra...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 09:16 am   |     |   Share
  • (Police arrested Brianna Brown Thursday for her role in the death of her infant child, Paxton Stokes, last year. Stokes died in November 2012 from what police described as Utah mother sentenced to probation for drug-related child endangerment
    Provo • A judge on Tuesday ordered probation and jail time for a mother whose 3-month old son allegedly died at the hands of the woman’s live-in boyfr...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 02:40 pm   |     |   Share
    Trib Talk: Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker
    As newly-sworn-in president of the National League of Cities, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker intends to push for a law requiring online businesses ...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 12:48 pm   |     |   Share