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(Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) Matt and Jill McCluskey speak during a memorial walk on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, held at the track where their daughter Lauren McCluskey, a University of Utah student athlete, used to compete. The parents announced a settlement agreement that day — on the two-year anniversary of Lauren's murder — ending their lawsuit against the university. On Tuesday, state leaders gave their initial approval for a $13.5 million legal settlement — the largest in Utah history — to be paid to the McCluskeys.

$13.5M settlement in Lauren McCluskey’s case gets initial approval from Utah lawmakers

By Courtney Tanner | February 19, 2021, 12:43 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak stands in silence as he acknowledges a banner honoring student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, on the two-year anniversary of her murder. Reports of stalking went up at the University of Utah and other colleges in the state in the year after McCluskey's 2018 case.

More Utah college students report being stalked. Here’s why experts are both worried and hopeful.

By Courtney Tanner | January 25, 2021, 3:16 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) It has been a tumultuous 2020 with a magnitude 5.7 earthquake shaking the Salt Lake Valley, hurricane-force winds toppling thousands of trees, raging wildfires forcing record evacuations, protests against racism and police violence snaking through city streets and, of course, the coronavirus casting a pall over everything. Along the way, Spencer Cox will become Utah's first new governor in more than a decade, Mitt Romney made history with his vote to oust a president from his own party, and the parents of slain student athlete Lauren McCluskey settled their lawsuit with the University of Utah.

Utah in 2020: With COVID, an earthquake, winds and fires, it was a year many may like to forget — but never will

By David Noyce | December 30, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of the University of Utah) Pictured is Rodney Chatman.

University of Utah police chief is being forced out, lawyer says, over his transparency about missteps in Lauren McCluskey’s case

By Courtney Tanner | December 19, 2020, 4:49 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Matt and Jill McCluskey, parents of Lauren McCluskey, embrace during a news conference announcing a settlement of their lawsuit against the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.

University of Utah agrees Lauren McCluskey’s murder was ‘preventable,’ will pay her parents $13.5 million

By Courtney Tanner | October 23, 2020, 12:36 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo)  Police cars sit in the parking lot of the University of Utah police department.

Former University of Utah officer who showed off explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey won’t face charges

By Courtney Tanner | October 15, 2020, 8:42 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Police cars sit in the parking lot of the University of Utah police department.

Logan police fire Officer Miguel Deras for showing off explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey

By Courtney Tanner | August 8, 2020, 2:49 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Students protest on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. They are calling for action against Officer Miguel Deras and the defunding of the University of Utah Police Department.

Photos: University of Utah students protest how Lauren McCluskey’s case was handled by campus police

By The Salt Lake Tribune | August 7, 2020, 4:29 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of the University of Utah) This 2018 photo shows Lauren McCluskey, a member of the U. cross country and track and field team, who was fatally shot on campus on Oct. 22, 2018.

Report: University of Utah officer showed multiple co-workers intimate evidence photos of Lauren McCluskey

By Courtney Tanner | August 7, 2020, 5:20 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon | The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah President Ruth Watkins speaks during a vigil for Lauren McCluskey on Wed. Oct 24, 2018.

University of Utah says it won’t release Lauren McCluskey’s counseling records to her parents

By Courtney Tanner | July 22, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune file photo) The University of Utah police department pictured on Wed., June 5, 2019.

As survey says students still don’t trust its officers, University of Utah announces overhaul of police department

By Courtney Tanner | June 30, 2020, 6:17 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  A woman asks for justice for Lauren McCluskey during a protest on Monday, June 1, 2020.

The University of Utah added these police rules after an officer displayed photos of Lauren McCluskey

By Courtney Tanner | June 16, 2020, 1:56 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of the University of Utah) Pictured is Rick McLenon, who stepped down as deputy chief of the U.'s police department on Monday, June 8, 2020.

University of Utah deputy police chief resigns amid investigation

By Courtney Tanner | June 11, 2020, 1:54 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jill and Matt McCluskey (via zoom) and their attorneys Jim McConkie and Brad Parker address the media on Monday, May 18, 2020, from their offices in Murray.

Lauren McCluskey’s parents did not reach a settlement with the University of Utah during mediation this week

By Courtney Tanner | May 21, 2020, 2:41 a.m.

Robert Gehrke

Robert Gehrke: Latest outrage in Lauren McCluskey murder demands answers and accountability

By Robert Gehrke | May 20, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Photos of Lauren McCluskey on display as It's On Us Utah hosts a celebration of McCluskey's life at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Friday Oct. 26, 2018.

Utah Department of Public Safety to conduct review into officer showing off photos of Lauren McCluskey

By Courtney Tanner | May 20, 2020, 1:53 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Attorneys Jim McConkie, left, and Brad Parker address the media on Monday, May 18, 2020, after their clients Jill and Matt McCluskey (via zoom) joined the press event at the attorney's offices in Murray, regarding newly discovered evidence and recent developments in Lauren McCluskey's case.

University of Utah will seek outside investigation of officer who displayed image of Lauren McCluskey

By Courtney Tanner | May 19, 2020, 5:43 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of the University of Utah) Lauren McCluskey is seen on August 30, 2017, in Salt Lake City.

University of Utah police officer showed off explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey to his co-worker

By Courtney Tanner | May 18, 2020, 1:32 a.m.

(Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lauren McCluskey's parents, Matt and Jill McCluskey, hug some of their daughter's teammates after a vigil at the University of Utah on Wed. Oct 24, 2018.

Lauren McCluskey’s parents will discuss a possible legal settlement with the University of Utah

By Courtney Tanner | May 12, 2020, 9:37 p.m.