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MYTON, Utah (AP) — The chief of a newly formed police department in the tiny eastern Utah town of Myton is accused of stalking three women. Forty-four-year-old Thomas Butterfield was charged yesterday. Butterfield told KSL-TV that the charges were unfounded.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert says federal officials have promised him Utah won't be surprised by President Obama creating a new national monument in the state. Herbert said that U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell assured him that federal officials are waiting to see how Congress acts to protect Utah's greater Canyonlands region. One option is a comprehensive plan by U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah to set aside lands for protection.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City police say they arrested an aggressive panhandler who attacked a person in a McDonald's drive-thru and hit a vehicle with his guitar. A caller reported the man was approaching vehicles at the restaurant and starting hitting a car when the people inside refused to give him money.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge is dismissing a lawsuit from a New York woman who says her daughter was mistreated at a wilderness therapy camp, but the family's attorney says he'll continue a legal fight. Their attorney says RedCliff Ascent shouldn't be able to use the state's broad medical malpractice law to fend off the suit. He says the girl was placed in the camp for her own protection but nevertheless housed with more dangerous teens and subjected to mindless rules and rude treatment.
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