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Charges: Woman shot ex’s girlfriend after drawing him away

Charges: Woman shot ex’s girlfriend after drawing him away

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say a Utah woman shot and killed her ex-husband’s girlfriend after drawing the man out of the apartment with a message about dropping off children’s cold medicine. Charging documents filed Wednesday say 32-year-old Chelsea Watrous Cook sent the text message on Nov. 25. After […]

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Utah man accused of hammering ice pick through man’s penis

Utah man accused of hammering ice pick through man’s penis

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with sexual assault and kidnapping after authorities say he hammered a tool resembling an ice pick through another man’s penis during an argument. The 45-year-old Jason Dee Maughn is scheduled to make a court appearance Wednesday in Salt Lake […]

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Utah lawmakers eye budget surplus to fund new state prison

Utah lawmakers eye budget surplus to fund new state prison

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature voted unanimously to allocate $235 million to the construction of a new state prison in Salt Lake City. Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, says lawmakers had already authorized up to $285 million in bonding for the prison relocation project. But new state revenue […]

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Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

Former vice president Joe Biden to speak in Utah on Dec. 13

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at the University of Utah later this month. The university announced Monday that Biden will deliver a speech on Dec. 13 at the Salt Lake City campus. After he talks, he’ll take pre-submitted questions in a […]

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Tulsa receives grant to help immigrants become citizens

Tulsa receives grant to help immigrants become citizens

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa is among more than a dozen U.S. cities receiving grants to help immigrants become citizens. Oklahoma’s second largest city will get $50,000 from a national group plus $25,000 from local donations to help immigrants with legal costs, test prep and other potential barriers to citizenship. […]

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Bay Area software company bringing HQ, 200 jobs to Reno

Bay Area software company bringing HQ, 200 jobs to Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Another software company based in the San Francisco Bay Area has announced plans to move its headquarters to Reno, Nevada. The Reno-Gazette Journal reports rfXcel plans to hire about 80 people over the next two years for its new base in Reno and eventually ramp up to 200 […]

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Suspect in police killing drove car in earlier deadly crash

Suspect in police killing drove car in earlier deadly crash

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — A man killed by authorities after they say he fatally rammed a police officer with a vehicle in a Salt Lake City suburb was involved in a deadly car crash earlier this year as he fled from a law enforcement officer. Authorities say Felix […]

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Headstones damaged, toppled when pickup rolls in cemetery

Headstones damaged, toppled when pickup rolls in cemetery

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Police in a Salt Lake City suburb say two people in a stolen pickup ran off after rolling and crashing the vehicle in a cemetery where headstones were left damaged and toppled. KSL-TV reports that the crash occurred Thursday in Murray after police officers spotted the Dodge Ram […]

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US Olympic officials visit Utah for possible 2030 bid

US Olympic officials visit Utah for possible 2030 bid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Olympic Committee officials are touring Salt Lake City as they decide whether to choose Utah’s capital city or Denver as the U.S. bid city for the 2030 Winter Olympics. The visit comes after the USOC toured Denver on Tuesday. The committee will choose between […]

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Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday. Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body will be transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake City on Wednesday afternoon. […]

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