SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has excommunicated the prominent founder of a Mormon women's group. As the leader of Ordain Women, Kate Kelly is accused of apostasy, which is repeated and public advocacy of positions that oppose church teachings. She did not attend the disciplinary hearing but instead held a vigil in Salt Lake City with about 200 supporters.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly unsealed documents show an embattled businessman lent his Ferrari, luxury house boat and jet to two former Utah attorneys general. Search warrants on the Sandy homes of John Swallow and his predecessor Mark Shurtleff emerged yesterday. Both former officials maintain innocence and neither has been charged.
HEBER CITY (AP) — Authorities say a woman has stabbed a man at a gathering centered on peace and nonviolence in the Uinta National Forest. A Wasatch County Sheriff's deputy says 32-year-old Leilani Novak-Garcia had fled by the time officers arrived. About 10,000 attendees are expected at the Rainbow Family Gathering before its keynote celebration July 4.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Cache County authorities rescued two men who were injured and stranded in Logan Canyon after falling off a cliff. A Sheriff's spokesman says crews worked through the night before they could safely remove the two 21-year-old men from the mountain near Logan Peak. One was flown to a local hospital with the beginning signs of hypothermia, a cut on his face and a possible head injury. The other broke his ankle.
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