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Salt Lake police investigating attack on gay man in video

Salt Lake police investigating attack on gay man in video

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators say they have identified a man they believe may be linked to a potential hate crime in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake police said in a tweet Monday the man was “cooperating fully” with an investigation of an attack on a gay man that […]

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Support for beefing up hate-crime law could be faltering

Support for beefing up hate-crime law could be faltering

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposal to strengthen hate-crimes legislation in Utah could be faltering. Republican Senate President Stuart Adams said Friday it doesn’t yet have broad support in the GOP caucus. State lawmakers say concerns remain about which groups would have protections and whether the measure would be […]

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Utah hate crime law under scrutiny after tire shop beating

Utah hate crime law under scrutiny after tire shop beating

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The recent beating of a young man and his father at their Salt Lake City tire shop by an attacker who told police he targeted them because they were Mexican is renewing criticism of the state’s hate crime law, which one prosecutor is calling unusable. […]

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