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LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A man who was shot by police at a North Logan hospital will serve up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to felony counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge. The Herald-Journal in Logan reports that 34-year-old Jason Burr will serve up to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors dropped other charges in exchange for the guilty plea.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — State transportation officials have expanded overnight hours for commercial trucks to use a flood-damaged stretch of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, while crews continue repairs. The freeway has one lane open in each direction through a stretch near Moapa, about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials from all 50 states are in Utah this week for a training conference on preventing Medicaid fraud and investigating patient neglect. Each state is required to have a Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to serve as the law enforcement arm of the system. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says millions of dollars are lost every year to Medicaid fraud.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah State Fair officials say the 10-day annual fair that wrapped up Sunday was successful. Fair director Michael Steele told KSL-TV that vendors at the show did well and officials are working to set up future fairs. Fair officials say they'll have final attendance figures later this week.
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