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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 29, 2014 at 1:31 a.m.



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SANDY, Utah (AP) — Utah wildlife officials say a mountain lion that was captured outside a shopping center in suburban Salt Lake City has died. Scott Root of the Department of Wildlife Resources said yesterday the 100-pound cat never regained consciousness from the effects of the tranquilizers after it was shot Friday in the area of Jordon Commons in Sandy.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police have arrested a New Jersey man at the Rainbow Gathering accused of trying to rob a woman outside a store in Heber City. Police arrested 24-year-old Scott McPherson on a robbery charge after he allegedly tried to steal a purse Thursday afternoon. The woman told police a man tried to pull her purse off her shoulder.

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City police officer has resigned after he was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. Cedar City Police Chief Bob Allinson tells The (St. George) Spectrum that Officer Jed Imlay resigned two weeks after his June 2 arrest. Investigators say he was off duty when he hit a wall with his patrol car just after witnesses say he dropped a child off.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a Chicago man who apparently fell to his death in the Twin Peaks southeast of Salt Lake City. Unified police say the 64-year-old tourist took the tram up the mountain at the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort on Wednesday and texted his family a photo about 7:45 that evening. That's the last the family heard from him.

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