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Police: Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

Police: Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

PAYSON, Utah (AP) —The Latest on a small plane that crashed into a Utah home (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Authorities say a man killed after crashing a small plane into a Utah house appears to have intentionally flown into his own home just hours after being arrested on suspicion […]

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Man says he killed city worker over yard rule ‘harassment’

Man says he killed city worker over yard rule ‘harassment’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her truck and set his neighbor’s house on fire told witnesses that he did it after “years of harassment” over cleaning up trash and weeds outside his home, police said Friday. Kevin Wayne Billings, […]

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Critics of Salt Lake City project say it threatens culture

Critics of Salt Lake City project say it threatens culture

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Critics of a proposed mixed-use development in downtown Salt Lake City say it threatens a cultural enclave known as Japantown. The ancestors of Japanese residents had moved to the region to work in the mines and railroads. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that most of the neighborhood […]

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Plea deal possible for alleged No. 2 in online drug ring

Plea deal possible for alleged No. 2 in online drug ring

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of helping run a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring based out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement is talking with prosecutors about a possible plea deal. Lawyers for Drew Wilson Crandall said in court documents Monday they’re working with prosecutors to “resolve […]

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Reno, Salt Lake City join in anti-Trump vigils nationwide

Reno, Salt Lake City join in anti-Trump vigils nationwide

RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s comments at a recent summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin have triggered protests nationwide. Reno and Salt Lake City joined more than 110 planned vigils called “Confront Corruption: Demand Democracy” on Wednesday. More than 50 people came out to the Reno event, while […]

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Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of federal regulators is proposing the removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. The unanimous decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council on Wednesday is the latest example of […]

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Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday. Nearly 125,000 people attended some part of the 11-day Utah event last year, a growth of more than 70 percent over the estimated […]

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Honduran woman vows to fight for asylum from Utah church

Honduran woman vows to fight for asylum from Utah church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Honduran woman who has been taking sanctuary with her two daughters in a Utah church for the past six months is vowing to keep fighting for asylum. Vicky Chavez told reporters Monday night that she hopes to be a voice for other women who […]

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Man charged in stabbing outside Salt Lake City smoke shop

Man charged in stabbing outside Salt Lake City smoke shop

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities in Salt Lake City have filed an assault charge against a 40-year-old man who they say stabbed someone outside a downtown smoke shop. Prosecutors said Thursday that Isaac Michael Terry got into a fist fight after asking someone for a cigarette in March. Terry […]

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Elizabeth Smart kidnapper denied early prison release

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper denied early prison release

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap then-Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 has been denied early parole. The decision announced Monday night by the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole was expected after Wanda Barzee, […]

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