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Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

Utah State student sentenced in sexual assault on campus

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University student accused of sexually assaulting another student has been sentenced to six months in jail. The Herald Journal reports Scott R. Simmons was sentenced to 180 days on Monday after pleading guilty to forcible sexual abuse. The woman told a judge she knew […]

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Torrey Green appears in 1st District Court on Thursday in Logan. Green will have his seven rape cases consolidated into two trials, which will be moved to Box Elder County.

Football player accused of rape adds to his defense team

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has added two high-profile consultants to his defense team. The Herald Journal reports investigators F. Lee Bailey and Pat McKenna will help defend 25-year-old ex-linebaker Torrey Green. Bailey was on the OJ Simpson “dream team” when […]

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Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A far northern Utah county says it’s ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing. The Cache County Council voted last week to rely on vehicles’ own diagnostic testing. A scanner can reveal whether vehicles are in good working order. […]

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Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

Utah judge dismisses lawsuit in state trooper’s death

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a utility company filed by the widow of a state trooper killed after trying to alert a driver to a downed power line. The Herald Journal reports Janica Ellsworth sued Rocky Mountain Power earlier this year, claiming the death of […]

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Utah man, 20, sentenced to up to 15 years for teen sex abuse

Utah man, 20, sentenced to up to 15 years for teen sex abuse

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A 20-year-old northern Utah man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for forcible sexual abuse of a teenage girl. The Herald-Journal reports Christopher VanDam of Lewiston was sentenced Tuesday in Cache County District Court in Logan. He was arrested in February after an investigation […]

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Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters have demonstrated in several Utah cities calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. In Salt Lake City, more than 200 people held signs and sang songs Thursday. Meanwhile, the Herald Journal reports that […]

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Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

Study finds huge aspen grove continues to decline

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A new study finds a Utah aspen grove considered the world’s largest living organism is continuing to decline despite new fencing designed to keep out mule deer whose appetites are blamed its deterioration. The Logan Herald Journal reports that two Utah State University professors found that some fencing […]

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Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A U.S. Army Reserve unit based in Logan in northern Utah is deploying to Kuwait. The Herald Journal reports the 103-member 890th Inland Cargo Transfer Co. is leaving this week for a one-year deployment to support of ongoing military operations in the Middle East. Sgt. Liz Vargas says […]

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Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a small python that was found in a Logan neighborhood was positively identified by his owners after it was allegedly stolen from their home earlier this summer. But the Herald Journal reports Logan Police Capt. Tyson Budge said Friday that the snake suffered convulsions and died […]

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Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The estimated cost for a new wastewater treatment plant in northern Utah has increased by $25 million over the last two years, and officials say it’s because of climbing construction costs and President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs. The Logan Herald Journal reports Wednesday officials are planning to borrow […]

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