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Killings by Utah police outpacing gang, drug, child-abuse homicides

sltrib.com — Through October, 45 people had been killed by law enforcement officers in Utah since 2010, accounting for 15 percent of all homicides during that period. A Salt Lake Tribune review of nearly 300 homicides, using media reports, state crime statistics, medical-examiner records and court records, shows that use of force by police is the second-most common circumstance under which Utahns kill each other, surpassed only by intimate partner violence.
Nov 23, 2014

RT @jaredbkeller: For the past five years, the Utah police have killed more people than gang, drug, and domesitc homicides shar.es/1XeHGl

Nov 23, 2014

RT @jaredbkeller: For the past five years, the Utah police have killed more people than gang, drug, and domesitc homicides shar.es/1XeHGl

Nov 23, 2014

RT @jaredbkeller: For the past five years, the Utah police have killed more people than gang, drug, and domesitc homicides shar.es/1XeHGl

Nov 23, 2014

For the past five years, the Utah police have killed more people than gang, drug, and domesitc homicides shar.es/1XeHGl

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Police respond to report of child being accidentally shot in Kaysville

sltrib.com — A child was accidentally shot Sunday in Kaysville, according to emergency dispatchers. Further detail was not immediately available, except that the child is still alive, dispatchers said. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information is available. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda
Nov 23, 2014

Girl accidentally shot and killed in her Kaysville home shar.es/1XeWEV 9th child under age 15 accidentally shot to death this month.

Nov 23, 2014

Update from KUTV's @ReporterXtine: A medical helicopter left the scene of the Kaysville shooting without the girl. sltrib.com/news/1864210-1…

Utah football: Utes' strong suits were weak against No. 12 Wildcats

sltrib.com — Even if they still stand to exceed most preseason expectations, it stings. "We've got to regroup," said head coach Kyle Whittingham. "We have one more game, got a chance to win eight games this year in the regular season. That's our goal, is to try to get that eighth win next week."

2016 California defensive back Micah Croom commits to Utes

sltrib.com — Helping matters is that Croom worked out at Long Beach Poly High - where he played as a freshman and sophomore - with Utah senior and Poly alum Kaelin Clay. Servite teammate Equanimeous St. Brown also visited Salt Lake City during Utah's game against Oregon and reported that "he had a heck of a time," Croom said.
Nov 23, 2014

Talked earlier with Utah's newest commit, 2016 California defensive back Micah Croom, about his decision: sltrib.com/home/1864290-1…

Metropolitan Isaiah makes first visit to new Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah

sltrib.com — "This was the Lord's promise: that His church would never be destroyed," Metropolitan Isaiah said. "And this is living testimony today, here, that I experienced." The snowy Sunday marked Metropolitan Isaiah's inaugural visit to the parish's temporary home at The Woods on Ninth, at 6775 S. 900 East.
Nov 23, 2014

Metropolitan Isaiah made his first visit to the new Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah this morning. sltrib.com/news/1851581-1…

Utah basketball: Tournament could help Runnin' Utes grow

sltrib.com — So even as Utah won every game by double-digits, and even 27 points, starters averaged 65 percent of the minutes. Reflecting on that, Krystkowiak called it "a mistake." "When we were on a tournament, in hindsight we probably should've played a lot of younger guys and been getting them reps in that tournament environment," he said.

Police shoot and kill man in South Jordan

sltrib.com — A South Jordan police officer responding to a trespassing call Saturday afternoon shot and killed a man. The shooting occurred a shortly after 1 p.m. near 11400 S. 600 West. The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office is at the scene to review the shooting, according to police spokesman Sam Winkler.
Nov 22, 2014

South Jordan, Utah, police shoot and kill man, police spokesperson says - @sltrib bit.ly/1xOMWQN #utah

Nov 22, 2014

Police are planning on another press conference at city hall sometime between 7-8 p.m. Our story in the meantime: sltrib.com/news/1860187-1…

Salt Lake City police are looking for a vehicle that struck an 11-year-old boy

sltrib.com — Salt Lake City police are looking for a vehicle that struck an 11-year-old boy. The vehicle hit the boy near the intersection of 800 S. 900 West about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, said police Detective Richard Chipping. The detective could not say which direction the vehicle was traveling, or whether the boy had been trying to cross the street.
Nov 22, 2014

Salt Lake City police are looking for a red vehicle, possibly an SUV, that struck an 11-year-old boy tonight. sltrib.com/news/1862393-1…

Kragthorpe: Utes regress badly in home finale vs. Arizona (with video)

sltrib.com — How could this happen? Clearly, this was Utah's biggest home-field letdown since the 2011 regular-season finale against Colorado, while playing for a berth in the Pac-12 championship game. The effect of this loss is more difficult to gauge, but it's sure not beneficial.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @sltribsports: Kragthorpe: #Utes regress badly in home finale vs. Arizona, with video from Whitt, players sltrib.com/sports/1861077… pic.twitter.com/aWQ8PWNHUK

Utah football notes: Seniors get a bitter sendoff against Wildcats

sltrib.com — "Give them credit, they were working hard, but we made it easy on them by blowing a coverage or missing a gap - so that just gives them confidence and helps get them rolling. There were times we were just shooting ourselves in the foot."
Nov 22, 2014

Utah football notes: Seniors get a bitter sendoff against Wildcats sltrib.com/home/1860926-1…

Utah football: Wildcats punch through Utes run defense

sltrib.com — Not this time. Senior safety Brian Blechen looked worn out on the postgame podium, a smear of eyeblack giving the impression that his face was as bruised as his pride. "We made it easy on them by blowing a coverage or missing a gap," he said.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @kylegoon: Does Arizona simply have the answer to the Utah run D, or did the #Utes let down? Brian Blechen sees it as both: bit.ly/1556B2Y

Live blog: Arizona at Utah

Nov 22, 2014

Game story, with photos: In best Pac-12 season, No. 20 Utes suffer worst Pac-12 loss to No. 15 Arizona sltrib.com/sports/1859642…

Weekend forecast: Wind, rain and snow in northern Utah

sltrib.com — Alta and Brighton can expect 4 to 7 inches of snow accumulation during the day on Saturday and 6 to 12 inches overnight. The weather service is predicting southeast winds of 25 to 35 mph in the morning and 30 to 40 mph with gusts in excess of 60 mph in the afternoon.

Biologists confirm Grand Canyon wolf travelled hundreds of miles

sltrib.com — Flagstaff, Ariz. " Wildlife officials have confirmed the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Humphrey said Friday that analysis of the animal's scat shows it's from the Northern Rockies population.
Nov 22, 2014

Biologists confirm Grand Canyon wolf travelled hundreds of miles by its poop shar.es/1X47oe via @sltrin

Utah is No.1 in immigrants that may benefit from Obama orders

sltrib.com — Those families are key because Obama's action especially benefits the undocumented who have close family members who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, have been in America for at least five years, and have clean criminal records.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @LeeHDavidson: Utah is No.1 in immigrants that may benefit from Obama orders shar.es/1X6ghw #utpol

Nov 21, 2014

RT @LeeHDavidson: Utah is No.1 in immigrants that may benefit from Obama orders shar.es/1X6ghw #utpol

Nov 21, 2014

Utah is No.1 in immigrants that may benefit from Obama orders shar.es/1X6ghw #utpol

Utah hoops notes: Kyle Kuzma's breakout surprises even his coach (with video)

sltrib.com — Kuzma finished 6-for-7 in the game. His shot looked off in the exhibition, the only other game when he took multiple attempts. In two games, the one-time ESPN four-star prospect had just one point in his first two games. Something was different against the Highlanders, something hard to explain for Kuzma himself: "I have no clue, it just came to me."
Nov 22, 2014

RT @kylegoon: Utah hoops notes — Kyle Kuzma surprises everyone, even his coach. Plus Dakarai Tucker update, and Ute Proud: bit.ly/1xMcazo #Utes

Utah football: In expansion debate, Utah's AD say he has other priorities for Rice-Eccles

sltrib.com — Rice-Eccles vs. the Pac-12 Attendance by capacity, in 2014 " Second, at 102%, behind Oregon (106.8%) and ahead of Stanford (95.7%), Washington State (92.7%), Washington (91.85%), Oregon State (91.1%), Arizona (88.9%), Arizona State (86.2%), UCLA (84.2%), USC (76.9%), Cal (72.7%) and Colorado (70%). Capacity " Eleventh, at 45,634, ahead of only Washington State.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @matthew_piper: Amid calls for Rice-Eccles expansion, Chris Hill believes that right now, it's just right sltrib.com/sports/1855539… pic.twitter.com/IQdhSUkgAe

Nov 21, 2014

Amid calls for Rice-Eccles expansion, Chris Hill believes that right now, it's just right sltrib.com/sports/1855539… pic.twitter.com/IQdhSUkgAe

Utah's Mia Love on committee overseeing banks

sltrib.com — As a candidate, Love was regularly asked what committee she would like to have a seat on. She never mentioned Financial Services. Rather, she said she wanted a seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is where Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, has served. Love is replacing Matheson, who declined to run for reelection.

Utah basketball: Utes down UC Riverside with ease

sltrib.com — Utah showed the potential of almost every weapon it has. Utah controlled its half-court game, at least more than it has had this year. Delon Wright was driving successfully again after an off night scoring on his way to 13 points, and the post players grabbed rebound after rebound, opening up second-chance points.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @kylegoon: #Utes easily top UC Riverside, 88-42, and flash some fixes to the offensive issues they had in San Diego: bit.ly/1z6x6Ou #Pac12