Tony Yapias

West Valley police assure Latino leaders that dismissed cases not tied to racial profiling

Latino leaders and representatives of West Valley City describe meeting on dismissal of narcotics cases as a "constructive" exchange. Both have pledged to help improve... Read more »

May 15, 2013

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Soccer ref's fame came for wrong reason

Snap decisions can have long-term repercussions, in sports and in life. Read more »

May 9, 2013


West Valley drug cases raise concerns of Latino community

Concerned about the high number of Latinos charged with drug crimes in West Valley City, members of the Latino community will speak with West Valley police in a... Read more »

May 8, 2013


Teen goalie charged with homicide by assault in death of referee

A 17-year-old soccer goalie accused of punching a referee was charged in juvenile court with homicide by assault on Wednesday. Prosecutors will seek to have him tried... Read more »

May 8, 2013


Senate compromise on immigration reform cheered, jeered in Utah

Immigration reforms proposed by a bipartisan group of senators, which include a path to citizenship for some 11 million people in the country illegally, were... Read more »

April 16, 2013

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Latino activists call for civil rights investigation of West Valley police

Latino activists in Utah said a large number of Hispanics are being charged with crimes in West Valley City and they are enlisting the help of federal agencies to... Read more »

March 23, 2013


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