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3rd grade teacher arrested in student sexual abuse case

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Police have arrested a third-grade teacher accused of sexually abusing a student and say there...

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Salt Lake County tax hike to proceed if cities give support

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-area officials plan to revive a $58 million sales tax hike that voters previously rejected if enough city leaders indicate support. The Deseret News reports the Salt Lake County Council approved an ordinance Tuesday for the tax increase to take effect if...


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University of Wyoming gun ban to face court challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials and gun advocates are looking to the courts to resolve a dispute over university policy that prohibits people from carrying weapons on campus. The issue came to a head during the state Republican Party convention last week when a GOP delegate...


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Utah man pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of sexually abusing two children has pleaded guilty to two felony charges. The Daily Herald reports Cody Ball pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child after reaching an agreement with prosecutors. Prosecutors dropped seven...


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Last Utah survivor of WWII Japanese labor camp dies at 96

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah veteran who survived captivity during World War II has died at the age of 96. The Deseret News reports Theodore “Ted” Kampf was the last living Utah resident to survive the Bataan Death March and last to be held captive as a prisoner of war in a Japanese forced labor...


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Cedar City mother pleads not guilty in toddler's death

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City woman charged in her 14-month-old daughter’s death has pleaded not guilty. The Spectrum reports 24-year-old Cherokee Dea pleaded not guilty to murder, child abuse and child endangerment charges during an arraignment on Tuesday. Dea’s boyfriend is also facing...


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Elko man gets 5 years prison for attempted casino stabbing

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 41-year-old Elko man convicted of trying to stab another man in a hotel-casino parking lot last fall has been sentenced to up to five years in prison. Carl Bond of Elko originally was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for attacking Rick Huerta...


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Native American woman starts Grand Canyon rafting company

PHOENIX (AP) — As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon. Patricia Cesspooch stands out in this scene, surrounded by men and machinery, hand-rigging her two inflatable yellow rafts before guests arrive. Cesspooch, a member of the Hualapai...


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Utah man found guilty of sodomy and rape of 8-year-old girl

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been found guilty of felony counts of sodomy and rape of a child. KUTV-TV reports that a jury on Monday convicted 35-year-old Oscar Alonso Nunez on allegations that he repeatedly sodomized and raped an 8-year-old girl over the course of eight months. The victim...


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Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

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NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday. The league made the announcement Tuesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard came onto the court as a substitution following a...


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Ricky Rubio's play points to winning ways in NBA postseason

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A poised and productive Ricky Rubio has been smiling and laughing, masterfully running Utah’s offense in his matchup with Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook.


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