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Jury convicts Utah man of sexually abusing child

Jury convicts Utah man of sexually abusing child

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah jury has convicted an American Fork man who authorities say sexually abused a 4-year-old girl he encountered at random. The Deseret News reports 33-year-old Royce Schaefer was found guilty last week of sodomy of a child and aggravated sexual abuse of a child following the four […]

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Utah 22-year-old pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

Utah 22-year-old pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Payson, Utah, resident charged with sexual assault has pleaded not guilty. The Daily Herald reports that 22-year-old Toby Howarth pleaded not guilty Monday to first-degree rape and third-degree tampering with a witness. He is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Payson police officers interviewed the girl […]

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Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm

Activists face charges over piglets stolen from Utah farm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five animal rights activists are facing more than 60 years in prison over allegations they took piglets from a farm in southern Utah. The Utah Attorney’s General office filed charges against members of California-based Direct Action Everywhere Monday accusing them of stealing a pair of […]

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Medical marijuana supporters pushing back in court

Medical marijuana supporters pushing back in court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical-marijuana supporters in Utah are pushing back in court against opponents trying to block them from the ballot by citing federal drug law. The Utah Patients Coalition said in court documents Monday they’ve put substantial time and money into the complicated process of gathering enough […]

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Utah school apologizes for yearbook’s harsh words for rival

Utah school apologizes for yearbook’s harsh words for rival

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah high school is apologizing to its rival after publishing a yearbook page criticizing the school as “lame,” ”satanic” and “trash.” Administrators at Maple Mountain High School in Spanish Fork told students at rival Springville High School on Saturday they made a mistake in […]

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Temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

Temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has rededicated a temple south of Salt Lake City after completing extensive renovations. The Daily Herald reports the temple in South Jordan was rededicated Sunday after being closed for two years to update its furniture, carpet, decorative paint motifs, […]

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State Capital Building of Utah.

Utah teens convince lawmakers to recognize climate change

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A group of Utah teenagers has convinced state lawmakers to adopt a resolution that recognizes the consequences of climate change and encourages the reduction of emissions. Seven of the students met with Republican Gov. Gary Herbert on Wednesday for a ceremonial signing of the resolution, the […]

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Euthanasia of aggressive dog put on hold pending review

Euthanasia of aggressive dog put on hold pending review

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A hearing officer’s order for the euthanasia of a dog deemed to be dangerous after it acted aggressively toward police responding to a domestic dispute in the southern Utah city of St. George has been put on hold following a social media furor. The Spectrum […]

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Medical marijuana foes ask judge to block issue from ballot

Medical marijuana foes ask judge to block issue from ballot

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical marijuana opponents in Utah are filing an emergency motion asking a judge to block the proposal from the ballot, arguing it would break federal law. The lawsuit filed Thursday is the latest in a fierce fight over the issue in conservative Utah. The measure […]

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Park Service restricts fire use in southeastern Utah

Park Service restricts fire use in southeastern Utah

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Heightened wildfire conditions have prompted the National Park Service to impose fire restrictions at Arches and Canyonlands national parks and two national monuments in southeastern Utah. The restrictions imposed Friday also apply to Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments. Officials say fires will be permitted only […]

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