Behind The Headlines Archive

4/25/14: Bundy reaction, Shurtleff, sperm switch, politics

Utah officials react to Cliven Bundy’s comments and tactics. A new report skewers former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s handling of a case against convicted fraudster

4/18/14: Megan Huntsman, rape kit back log, gay marriage 2

Seven dead babies are discovered in boxes in a Pleasant Grove garage, and their mother admits to police that she killed six

4/11/14: Gay marriage, adoptions, ex-A.G. deputy

Attorneys in the same-sex marriage case duke it out before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. The state health department refuses

4/4/14: Congressional races, vetoes, gay marriage arguments

Gov. Herbert uses his veto pen on three bills and signs hundreds more. Candidates line up to run for Rep. Matheson’s seat. And the three-judge panel

3/28/14: Cannabis oil, Vail’s offer and an oil spill

Cannabis oil becomes a legal treatment option for Utahns with epilepsy. Vail makes a bid for Park City Mountain Resort. U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop pushes to block

3/21/14: Ski Interconnect, Mormon women rebuffed

Join Tribune reporters to process the week’s headlines: The LDS Church won’t give Ordain Women tickets to the all-male priesthood meeting. Seven Wasatch Front

3/14/14: Legislative wrap-up, John Swallow report

Utah’s 2014 Legislature closed up shop last night, ending a session dominated by election reform,clean air, technology in the classroom, Medicaid, liquor and no new taxes. Lawmakers also

3/7/14: Cannabis, Zion Curtain, Daybreak

Lawmakers may put off a decision on providing health coverage for Utah’s poor. The House passes a bill that would allow cannabis-oil to be prescribed for

2/28/14: Gay rights, Count My Vote, school audit

Gay rights activists meet with lawmakers in the first public forum about LGBT stigmas and abuse, a day after attorneys argue Amendment 3 “cemented” discrimination against

2/21/14: Google Fiber, megahotel, Medicaid

Google announces it’s looking at the possibility of installing a fiber network in Salt Lake City. The proposed Salt Lake City convention center hotel clears

2/14/14: Behind the Headlines: Gas taxes, Kragthorpe live from Sochi

State lawmakers consider a $750 million boost for school tech, a utility fee for clean air, a gas tax hike, a speed limit boost

2/7/14: Prison move and a deadly 911 call

House Speaker Becky Lockhart endorses a plan to build a new, massive convention center hotel. Two senators say the state’s outside counsel in the

1/31/14: Seized school lunches, Herbert on air

Sen. Mike Lee responds to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union. Gov. Gary Herbert unveils new air quality initiatives during his State of the

1/24/14: LDS on liquor, gay couples sue, dirty air

The LDS Church speaks out on the state’s liquor laws, saying the status quo is just fine. Four same-sex couples are taking Utah

1/17/14: Gay marriage poll, Swallow tapes, victim’s rights

Salt Lake Tribune reporters Marissa Lang, Brooke Adams and Robert Gehrke along with editorial writer George Pyle join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk

1/10/14: Same-sex marriage off, pollution plan aired, megahotel returns

Salt Lake Tribune reporters Lindsay Whitehurst, Mike Gorrell and Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about gay marriage, a proposed downtown

1/03/14: Gay Marriage Appeal, New AG, and Stale Air

Salt Lake Tribune reporters Brooke Adams, Robert Gehrke and Brian Maffly talk about gay marriage, a new attorney general and poor air

12/27/13: The Top Stories of 2013

Salt Lake Tribune editor and publisher Terry Orme, deputy editor Tim Fitzpatrick and assistant managing editor Dave Noyce discuss John Swallow, same-sex

12/20/13: The Swallow investigation, Matheson’s departure and UTOPIA

Jennifer Napier-Pearce speaks with Salt Lake Tribune reporters Robert Gehrke, Thomas Burr and Tony Semerad along with columnist Paul Rolly about the

12/13/13: AG search, pay raises and Mormon racism

Jennifer Napier-Pearce talks with Salt Lake Tribune reporters Robert Gehrke and Peggy Fletcher Stack along with editorial writer George Pyle about charges

12/6/13: Swallow’s successor, same-sex marriage, and Herbert’s budget

Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul Rolly and reporters Brooke Adams and Robert Gehrke join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about Utah’s next attorney

11/22/13: Swallow Resigns, The Execution of Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin

The resignation of embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow has spawned a host of questions about the fate of current investigations of his conduct, the timing

11/15/13: “John Swallow, Medical Marijuana, Weldon Angelos and Obamacare in Utah”

Salt Lake Tribune reporter Jennifer Napier-Pearce discusses documents in the John Swallow investigation, medical marijuana, Weldon Angelos, Joseph Paul Franklin and Obamacare

11/8/13: Swallow Documents, Election Day Results and Air Quality Messaging (Episode 2)

Salt Lake Tribune reporter Jennifer Napier-Pearce discusses John Swallow documents, Election Day results and air quality messaging with Tribune reporters Robert Gehrke

11/1/2013: Behind the Headlines (episode 1)

Jennifer Napier-Pearce discusses immigration, liquor guidelines, Sen. Mike Lee and the trial of Martin MacNeill with Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul Rolly,