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April 3, 2004 |
Frances Berenice Schreuder, a former New York socialite who was convicted of first-degree murder in 1983 for manipulating her teenage son to kill her elderly millionaire father because she feared being disinherited, has died. She was 65. Schreuder died Tuesday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at a hospice in San Diego. The high-profile, 1978 murder of Franklin Bradshaw, a Salt Lake City oil and auto parts magnate, has been described as a sordid tale of greed, manipulation and betrayal.
May 12, 2003 |
After Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom here last June, hordes of media -- as has become common in such incidents -- descended to pick over every detail of the Smarts' existence. Her family was distressed by some of the coverage, especially a July 2 article in a supermarket tabloid, the National Enquirer, with the headline: "Utah Cops: Secret Diary Exposes Family Sex Ring."
February 13, 2007 |
A gunman sprayed a popular Salt Lake City shopping mall Monday evening, killing five people before he was killed, authorities said. The man, whose identity was not released Monday night, opened fire about 6:45 p.m. MST at Trolley Square Mall, a two-story complex in a former trolley barn that takes up a full block in downtown Salt Lake City. He was wearing a trenchcoat and carrying a shotgun or a rifle, witnesses said.
June 13, 1986
Bob Ottum, 61, a Salt Lake Tribune humor columnist and Sports Illustrated reporter for more than two decades before his retirement last December, died Wednesday of abdominal cancer.
May 3, 2003 |
A lawyer for the family of Elizabeth Smart said that police and FBI officials leaked information about the case to Salt Lake City reporters who were later fired for working with the National Enquirer. Attorney Randy Dryer also said officials with the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Secret Service gave details about the case to the reporters for the Salt Lake Tribune.
July 31, 2002 |
A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to stop Denver media magnate Dean Singleton from taking control of Utah's biggest newspaper, the 132,000 circulation Salt Lake Tribune. In a two-paragraph ruling, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals said the Salt Lake Tribune Publishing Co., controlled by the McCarthey family of Utah, did not show it was entitled to an injunction to stop Singleton. The McCarthey family and management at the newspaper said they had an option to buy it by July 31.
February 2, 2002 |
Last year's transatlantic re-creation of a Mormon migration from Northern Europe to Utah has turned into a financial nightmare for organizers, with three Norwegian ships demanding $530,000 in unpaid bills. Bill and DeAnn Sadleir of Salt Lake City organized the 59-day voyage, known as Sea Trek 2001, from Denmark to New York City, to commemorate the 85,000 Mormon converts who left Europe.
July 23, 2002 |
A judge ruled that managers must give up control of the Salt Lake Tribune next week even as they continue a legal fight to buy back the newspaper. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart also ruled that MediaNews Group, the paper's corporate owner, can't sell any Tribune asset worth more than $250,000 without prior notice to the Tribune's former owners. It also must delay plans to build a new printing plant.
November 25, 2010
Lakers tonight at Utah When: 6 p.m. PST. Where: EnergySolutions Arena. On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710; 1330. Records: Lakers 13-2, Jazz 11-5. Record vs. Jazz (2009-10): 3-1. Update: Jazz guard Deron Williams stirred things up a bit when he said this season that he hates the Lakers. "They're good," Williams told the Salt Lake Tribune. "I hate them because they win all the time. They're a tough team. We definitely talk about it. It's not a secret.