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Police can’t confirm medical issue led to Starbucks crash

Police can’t confirm medical issue led to Starbucks crash

MILLCREEK, Utah (AP) — Police are continuing to investigate whether a Utah driver’s medical issue was responsible for sending a pickup truck careening into a Starbucks patio last week. The Deseret News reports that Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera can’t confirm investigators’ initial hypothesis about a medical episode such as a […]

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Wife of deceased Utah councilman appointed to his seat

Wife of deceased Utah councilman appointed to his seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The wife of a Salt Lake County councilman who died earlier this year is filling his seat on the council. The Deseret News reports Ann Granato was sworn in as a Salt Lake County councilwoman on Tuesday. The interim appointment is significant for Ann Granato since she […]

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Police: Woman shot dead in West Jordan home intrusion

Police: Woman shot dead in West Jordan home intrusion

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a woman was shot and killed after apparently breaking into a Utah home. West Jordan police tell KSL-TV the woman was shot after a man heard the home garage door opening about 5:30 a.m. Friday and found her inside the house. Police say several other […]

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Salt Lake officials OK plan for nearly 8,800 housing units

Salt Lake officials OK plan for nearly 8,800 housing units

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials have approved a proposal for nearly 8,800 new houses and apartments southwest of Salt Lake City despite opposition from city leaders in the area. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Salt Lake County Council approved a zoning change Tuesday allowing the Olympia project to proceed. Project […]

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Child dies after shooting self with father’s gun

Child dies after shooting self with father’s gun

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old Utah boy who shot himself with his father’s gun over the weekend has died. West Valley City police said on Twitter Tuesday that the young boy passed away in the early hours of the morning. The boy’s name has not been […]

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Suspect arrested in Colorado in death of Salt Lake City teen

Suspect arrested in Colorado in death of Salt Lake City teen

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who police describe as a suspect in the killing of a teenage girl in Salt Lake City was arrested Wednesday in Colorado following a two-day multi-state manhunt. Shaun French, 24, had previously been in a sexual relationship with 15-year-old Baleigh Bagshaw and […]

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Sandy clears city staffer following misconduct probe

Sandy clears city staffer following misconduct probe

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An internal investigation into the chief administrative officer of a Salt Lake City suburb has found that his emails to a female employee crossed a professional boundary but did not rise to the level of sexual harassment. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Matthew Huish was placed on […]

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Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a Salt Lake City man after authorities were called to a domestic violence situation. The Deseret News reports 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit died from his injuries Wednesday following the shooting outside a Salt Lake City home. Police Sgt. Brandon Shearer says officers […]

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Police: Utah parents planned murder-suicide that killed kids

Police: Utah parents planned murder-suicide that killed kids

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police documents say a couple who recently moved from Switzerland to Utah planned a murder-suicide that left their family of four dead, buying sleeping pills and researching shootings. The report says 43-year-old Jessica Griffith believed she suffered from terminal health problems and discussed in text […]

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Baby killed, 6 people injured in Salt Lake City suburb crash

Baby killed, 6 people injured in Salt Lake City suburb crash

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in a suburban Salt Lake City community say a baby was killed and six people, including a toddler, were injured in a crash involving multiple vehicles. Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera says the crash happened around 7 p.m. Monday in Herriman. She […]

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