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Dispatcher tells 911 caller, 'deal with it yourself'

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:32pm

A New Mexico dispatcher has resigned after telling a panicked 911 caller who was trying to save the life of a shooting victim to "deal with it yourself."

Crowd, safety problems persist at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:11pm

Herriman city leaders and dozens of neighbors of Blackridge Reservoir met Tuesday night to discuss potential solutions to problems that have spilled into surrounding streets with growing crowds at the summer hotspot.

Utah Food Bank donations down 50 percent compared to last year

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:54pm

Summertime is the busiest time for the Utah Food Bank. As the need for services rises, donations are down nearly 50 percent from this time last year.

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Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:40pm

The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."

New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:30pm

A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing a sex act and sending naked photos.

Hyrum bank evacuated following robbery

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:33pm

Officials evacuated the buildings around a Wells Fargo bank following a robbery Tuesday.

West Jordan soldier among honorees in motorcycle ride

Cassidy Hansen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:04pm

David Gannon, of West Jordan, is one of four Utahns to be honored during the third annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride.

Herbert tours state prison to weigh rebuild in Draper

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:48pm

Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of rebuilding on the Draper site rather than relocating the 4,000-bed facility.

Utah County 'Iron Cowboy' finishes 50 days of racing in 50 states

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:26pm

James Lawrence was getting some well-deserved rest this week after making it into the Guinness Book of World Records — again — for completing 50 Iron Man triathlons in 50 days in all 50 states.

Biologists post 'selfies' of wild animals found in Zion

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:03pm

Zion National Park biologists use cameras to help monitor the wildlife in the park and recently posted some fun, candid photos of the curious animals.

Salt Lake protesters aim sights on Planned Parenthood

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:01pm

Protesters carrying signs against abortion gathered outside a Planned Parenthood Association of Utah office Tuesday afternoon to call on government officials to strip funding from the reproductive health organization.

Becker unveils new initiative to combat crime in Gateway area

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:33pm

People who buy drugs or sell drugs in the Depot District "will go to jail" under a new initiative announced Tuesday by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and interim Police Chief Mike Brown.

53K Utahns respond to survey about state's future

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:12pm

The wide-ranging Envision Utah survey on what Utahns want their communities to look like in 2050 shows the majority want more options, recreation expansion to the west and overcrowding held in check.

Doctor sentenced to 15 years motions for new trial

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:09pm

Johnny Brickman Wall, sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in the death of ex-wife Uta von Schwedler, wants a new trial because of what was said by some of the state's witnesses at trial.

1 killed in rollover crash near Parowan

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:05pm

One person was killed on I-15 after either driving distracted or falling asleep at the wheel Tuesday morning, police said.

Community raising funds for EMTs injured in Pioneer Day rollover

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:39pm

A volunteer ambulance paramedic injured in a rollover accident while transporting a patient was still in critical condition Tuesday afternoon.

LDS Church holds off on plans to demolish driving range

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:29pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints canceled a hearing over a controversial plan to demolish the Thanksgiving Point driving range.

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