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Sandy residents ask why they didn’t hear about water problem

Sandy residents ask why they didn’t hear about water problem

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Residents in a Salt Lake City suburb are asking why they were allowed to drink possibly tainted water for a week before they were alerted to the problem. The Salt Lake Tribune reports officials in Sandy declared Sunday evening that its water is safe to drink after […]

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Woman severely injured in home explosion near Heber City

Woman severely injured in home explosion near Heber City

HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a retired firefighter rescued a woman who was severely injured in a home explosion that occurred as the woman and her children arrived at the residence for a weekend stay. Wasatch County Fire spokeswoman Janet Carson says the explosion occurred Friday night near […]

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Utah authorities identify snowmobiler killed in avalanche

Utah authorities identify snowmobiler killed in avalanche

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified a central Utah man who died after an avalanche buried him as he was snowmobiling. Summit County sheriff’s officials say 49-year-old Jason Lyman, of Mona, was on a snowmobile about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Salt Lake City on Saturday when […]

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Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Heavy snowfall in Utah triggered a rare snow day for many students, delayed government operations and snarled morning commutes as winter storms continued to slam the western U.S. Most parts of the Salt Lake City area received at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow […]

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The Latest: Northbound Interstate 15 reopens in Utah

The Latest: Northbound Interstate 15 reopens in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Utah weather (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Northbound Interstate 15 has reopened near Cedar City in southwestern Utah after being closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to hazardous weather conditions. The Utah High Patrol says troopers had reported that 15 tractor-trailer […]

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Nevada teen at Utah hospital after high school fight

Nevada teen at Utah hospital after high school fight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nevada police are investigating a high school fight that sent a 16-year-old boy to a Salt Lake City hospital with significant injuries. Elko Police Department Lt. Michael Palhegyi said Wednesday that Neo Hobbs was injured in a fight with another student on Jan. 17 at […]

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Parents arrested after injured infant found dead at hospital

Parents arrested after injured infant found dead at hospital

MIDVALE, Utah (AP) — Police in a Salt Lake City suburb say an infant’s parents were arrested on suspicion of child neglect homicide after the 4-month-old boy was found dead at a motel with visible bruises and an abrasion or laceration. Online court records don’t list defense attorneys for 21-year-old […]

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Business community could push for change to referendum laws

Business community could push for change to referendum laws

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The battle over a proposed development in an upscale Salt Lake City suburb could affect residents’ power to challenge zoning decisions on the ballot amid fears of an affordable housing crisis. The Deseret News reports a recently filed bill would make technical changes to state law, but […]

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Marchers raise voices, cheer during march in Salt Lake City

Marchers raise voices, cheer during march in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Marchers waved signs and raised their voices in cheers in Salt Lake City on Saturday for the third annual Women’s March. Participants marched from Washington Square Park to the Utah State Capitol, with local media outlets’ estimates on the crowd size ranging from hundreds of […]

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Police searching for 3 suspects in Utah mall shooting

Police searching for 3 suspects in Utah mall shooting

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — One of two victims wounded in a Utah mall shooting is out of the hospital as authorities continue to search for the assailants. Police in Murray, a suburb south of Salt Lake City, say a woman in her early 20s was treated and released just hours […]

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