Armed man and victim found dead in South Salt Lake hostage situation

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Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an...

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Search and rescue crews find body of Logan man near Newton Dam

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Cache County Search and Rescue announced they have recovered the body of a swimmer that went missing around 5:30 p.m. Saturday near the Newton Dam.


Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primary

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Financial disclosures show former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a large leg up on his opponent heading into Utah Republican primary next Tuesday. Romney’s campaign reported raising nearly $2 million between April and June. He spent $1.4 million in that period and has...

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Sheriff: Former Ogden man suspected in Idaho triple killing is probably dead

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The only suspect in the killing of two women and a 14-year-old girl last year in Idaho will likely never be brought to justice because he’s probably dead, a sheriff said.


Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in Utah, other states

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Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan


Less snow, fewer visitors: Utah ski resorts notch down year

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Utah’s two-year streak of record visitation to the state’s ski resorts was snapped this past winter when visits dropped by 10 percent.


Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year.


Mormon church blasts family separations at US-Mexico border

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it’s “deeply troubled” by the separation of families at the U.S-Mexico border and is urging national leaders to fix the situation and find compassionate solutions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a...


Teen dead after 60-foot fall from waterfall in Utah canyon

SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in central Utah say a 16-year-old girl is dead after falling from a waterfall in a canyon. Utah County sheriff’s office Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the teen fell approximately 60 feet Monday morning about 4 miles into Santaquin Canyon. He says emergency crews...


Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gasoline prices in the Salt Lake City area continue to increase. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.16. That’s according to a survey of 380 gas outlets. Gas prices in Salt Lake City Sunday were about 5 cents a gallon higher than...


Police arrest Smithfield man suspected of throwing acid on child

Jason Summers WEB ONLY

Law enforcement authorities in northern Utah are accusing a man of throwing sulfuric acid on a child.

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