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Archive: News / Utah (14 Stories)

Ex-jailer admits to abuse of female inmates

08/31/2013 9:29am
A former Wasatch County jailer admitted in federal court that he physically abused two women while they were incarcerated.

Salt Lake City breaks mark for 95-degree days

08/31/2013 10:18am
The heat that has gripped Salt Lake City for much of the summer broke yet another record Friday.

Utah workplace deaths reached 39 in 2012

08/31/2013 11:28am
Utah workplace deaths in 2012 equaled the total in 2011, according to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Security guard cut during attempted shoplifting

08/31/2013 4:05pm
A security guard who tried to stop a shoplifter at a Salt Lake Walmart got cut on the hand Friday morning, police said.

UTA creates reusable cards for cash-paying riders

08/31/2013 5:11pm
Utah Transit Authority announced a new fare payment card anticipated to provide greater convenience to cash-paying riders. FAREPAY will allow customers to purchase a fare card, load it with cash and use it to tap on and off of UTA trains and buses.

DWR gives go-ahead for cheaper teen fishing licenses

08/31/2013 5:52pm
The state Division of Wildlife Resources has appoved changes to hunting and fishing licenses.

Ski jump world champ undergoes knee reconstruction in Salt Lake

08/31/2013 6:54pm
Reigning world and U.S. ski jump champion Sarah Hendrickson underwent knee surgery Thursday in Salt Lake City.

Utah-based trucking company cuts 81 jobs

08/31/2013 7:14pm
Utah-based trucking firm C.R. England laid off 81 workers on Friday, calling it a cost-saving measure. In a memo issued by company chief executive officer Chad England, the cuts come as the transportation industry struggles to grow this year.

5K seeks to fight Polynesian diabetes, weight problems

08/31/2013 7:31pm
According to the Utah Department of Health, Pacific Islanders have the highest diabetes-related death rate in the state. In 2011, Pacific Islanders had the highest infant mortality rate, a diabetes rate that was twice as high as the rest of the state

Moving prison risks losing volunteers, some say

08/31/2013 8:13pm
Volunteer Pat Buniva pleaded Thursday with members of the committee considering whether to recommend moving the Utah State Prison to keep the facility in Draper as a "beacon of hope."

Man killed in Ogden shooting

08/31/2013 8:31pm
A 26-year-old man was shot death early Saturday morning, Ogden police said.

Police arrest alleged shooter in Salt Lake death

08/31/2013 10:11pm
Police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a man in Salt Lake Saturday morning.

Business deal turned into armed home robbery, police say

08/31/2013 10:20pm
A man trying to strike up a business deal found himself robbed at gunpoint in his own home early Saturday.

Snowbird opens scenic mountain coaster

08/31/2013 10:29pm
A roller coaster that gives riders control of their speed opened Saturday at Snowbird Ski Resort.