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Body believed to be missing Utah hiker found in Provo Canyon

Body believed to be missing Utah hiker found in Provo Canyon

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah County authorities say a body found in Provo Canyon is believed to that of a missing 36-year-old hiker from Orem. The Sheriff’s Office says its search and rescue team with help from a state Department of Public Safety helicopter recovered the body believed to be […]

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Pilot escapes serious injury when plane flips upside-down

Pilot escapes serious injury when plane flips upside-down

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — Utah County authorities say small plane’s pilot escaped serious injury when it crashed and flipped while attempting to land on an exposed part of the bed of Utah Lake. The Sheriff’s Office says the pilot was able to walk away from his plane after it […]

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As crews fight Utah wildfire, evacuations may last weeks

As crews fight Utah wildfire, evacuations may last weeks

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Local officials say two Utah wildfires could keep evacuees out of their homes for weeks. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office and the mayor of Elk Ridge warned Monday that 6,000 residents could be ordered to stay away for at least two weeks. Firefighters say the […]

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Police: Utah man flies plane into home after assaulting wife

Police: Utah man flies plane into home after assaulting wife

PAYSON, Utah (AP) — A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said. The pilot, Duane Youd, died. His wife […]

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Police search for man who left recreationists stranded

Police search for man who left recreationists stranded

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly stole a box containing several car keys from an outdoor recreation company, leaving as many as 30 people stranded. KSL-TV reported Provo Canyon Outfitters, which rents tubes and rafts to float on the Provo River, said Saturday a man had […]

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Slain woman’s family plans to pressure police for answers

Slain woman’s family plans to pressure police for answers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a Mexican woman found dead in Provo are in Utah to meet with and pressure investigators to solve the case. KUTV-TV reports the mother, father, and two uncles of Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado arrived Tuesday night at Salt Lake City International Airport. It’s the […]

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