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Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, was arrested after explaining to police that she couldn't draw a blood sample from an unconscious person. A Salt Lake City police detective asked for a blood sample. After explaining to the detective that the police needed a warrant, consent from the unconscious patient or that the patient needed to be under arrest before the blood sample could be drawn, she was arrested.
http://democracynow.org - Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis is part of a group of people seeking to buy The Salt Lake Tribune in order to prevent the Mormon Church from taking control of the major independent newspaper. "For many years, since the ‘50s, The Salt Lake Tribune has been the big, independent, progressive voice and the Mormon Church had the Deseret News," Dabakis says. "We’re in the position now where it looks like The Salt Lake Tribune will be a daily or once-a-week supplement inside the [Deseret News] without an independent voice, and there will be one voice in our community, and it will be the voice of the Mormon Church." Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ...
The Salt Lake Tribune puts Utah's 0.05 DUI bill to the test. How much can someone drink and still be legal? And can police tell when someone is over the 0.05 limit? We have six people drinking whiskey, wine and beer, then taking field sobriety tests and breathalyzer tests to see when they are impaired and when they pass the 0.05 limit under legislation now on Gov. Gary Herbert's desk.
"A Day in the Life of The Salt Lake Tribune" from 1994. We found this VHS tape tucked away in a drawer, so we digitized it. It's amazing how the technology has changed. Much of the staff in this video is still at The Tribune today! People identified in this video (if we've missed someone, let us know!): Pat Bagley Jay Baltezore (narrator) Steve Baker Connie Coyne Cherrill Crosby Jay Drew Terri Ellefsen Tim Fitzpatrick Harry Fuller Roger Graves Steve Griffin Craig Hansell Dan Harrie Lex Hemphill Nancy Hobbs Vince Horiuchi Dawn House Steve Hunt Jill Johnson Lynn Johnson David Ledford Steve Luhm Sheila McCann Nancy Melich Andrea Otanez Randy Peterson Michael Philips Ann Poore Judy Rollins Paul Rolly Dick Rosetta Chris Schulte Lee Siegel Jay Shelledy Jen S...
This video shows excerpts from Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne's body camera as he discusses his arrest of Alex Wubbels. Wubbels, a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital, was arrested after not allowing Payne to draw blood from an unconscious accident victim who was not a suspect in any crimes and was not under arrest. Payne also did not have a warrant to draw the blood.
For nearly 20 years, Robert Kirby has been tickling funny bones and taunting authority through his clever columns in The Salt Lake Tribune. Watch Kirby's live chat with Jennifer Napier-Pearce on about Mormons, mischief and miscellany.
Published on Jun 1, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY - Employees of the Salt Lake Tribune received an anonymous note indicating that the hedge fund which owned their enterprise had revised the existing joint operating agreement to the Tribune's reporting competitor, The Deseret News. Despite having years of greater circulation, the Tribune is revising their business plans to reflect the new media marketplace and the 21st century economic realities many American newspapers face. What is perceived to be uniquely predatory in the deal made by the owners of the Deseret News (a wholly-owned media asset of the Mormon Church) and the Tribune's owners, is a clause giving the Deseret News (thus the Mormon Church) the ability to approve any subsequent ownership or purchasers of the non-Mormon Tribune. This vi...
Joe Williams ran for a school-record 332 yards and four touchdowns, and Utah outlasted UCLA in a 52-45 shootout. It was unconventional, but the Utes remained in a tie atop the Pac-12 South Division, and are set for a ranked match-up with undefeated Washington next Saturday (with College GameDay coming to town). In this video, Williams and the rest of the Utes talk about the standout rushing day. Filmed on Oct. 22, 2016, by Kyle Goon. The Salt Lake Tribune. The story from the game: http://bit.ly/2etNlXf Follow me on Twitter: @kylegoon
Salt Lake Tribune reporter Melinda Rogers sat down with Elizabeth Smart on May 18, 2011, just days before Brian David Mitchell is sentenced for her 2002-2003 kidnapping, holding and rape. She discussed her future plans, her advocacy for other child victims and how she feels about the trial and sentencing.
On Wednesday April 26, 2017, the Utes finished a major upgrade for the Utah ski team — sending the defending NCAA champions from a shed to a three-story building that is among the nation's best for skiing at any level. Funded prominently by booster Spence Eccles, the building sets a new standard for the winningest program on Utah's campus. Filmed on April 26, 2017 by Kyle Goon. The Salt Lake Tribune. Read more Utes stories here: http://www.sltrib.com/sports/utes/
Utah's 2014 Gay Pride Parade rolled Sunday through downtown Salt Lake City under blue skies and before enthusiastic crowds. This weekend's celebration is the first since some 1,300 same-sex couples — many of whom were part of the parade — were able to marry during a 17-day window that opened Dec. 20 when U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby ruled the state's voter-approved ban on gay marriage to be unconstitutional, and closed when the state won a stay while appealing that ruling. The parade's grand marshals were the three couples who brought the suit involved in Shelby's ruling — Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge, Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen, and Kate Call and Karen Archer.
Left tackle Garett Bolles came in with a lot of hype, and two-thirds of the way through the season, he's living up to it. Pro Football Focus College graded Bolles the best run-blocking tackle in the country, and he was a key piece in helping Joe Williams rush for 332 yards against UCLA. He talks about his mentality here, ahead of a game against No. 4 Washington. Filmed on Oct. 24, 2016, by Kyle Goon. The Salt Lake Tribune. More Utah football coverage here: http://www.sltrib.com/sports/utes/ Follow me on Twitter: @kylegoon
The Utes came up a yard short in a tough loss to Cal, 28-23, on Oct. 1, 2016. The loss, Utah's first of the year, came despite significant offensive advantages, and with a chance to win at the game's finish. Utah players and coach Kyle Whittingham react to the defeat. Filmed on Oct. 1, 2016, by Kyle Goon. The Salt Lake Tribune. Story from the game: http://bit.ly/2cJxi5V Follow me on Twitter: @kylegoon
The Salt Lake Tribune selected Sim Gill as Utahn of the Year for 2013. Gill, who was elected as Salt Lake County's District Attorney in 2010, describes the political philosophy that has guided him as he's investigated the West Valley Police Department and the Utah Attorney General's Office as well as given the green light to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Utah has some of the richest deposits of fossils in the world. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Brett Prettyman visits remote sites with the Natural History Museum of Utah to look for ancient inhabitants of the area. Volunteers play a huge role in the museum's work - both in the field and in the lab.
Utah's three-way race at quarterback is getting clearer following the team's first scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 11. Kyle Whittingham said junior Troy Williams "has the edge" to start this fall over junior Brandon Cox and freshman Tyler Huntley. In their own words, the Utes' QBs parse their scrimmage performances and talk about the battle to start. Filmed on Aug. 11, 2016. By Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake Tribune. Story off the scrimmage: http://bit.ly/2bkZ1tv You can find more Utes coverage from the Tribune here: http://www.sltrib.com/sports/utes/ You can follow Kyle Goon on Twitter @kylegoon.