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Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 22, 2014 at 1:40 a.m.



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PARADISE, Utah (AP) — A hunting guide is recovering after being shot in an accident at a sportsman's club in northern Utah. Sheriff's deputies say Christopher Richards of the Sportsman's Paradise Hunting Club was leading hunters when the accident occurred Saturday near the town of Paradise. As the 24-year-old Richards entered a grove of trees to flush out pheasants, a 12-year-old hunter fired a shotgun at a pheasant from the opposite side.

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A 36-year-old man shot and critically wounded by police inside an Ogden restaurant last month has been arrested after his release from the hospital. Leonard Marion of Ogden was charged Tuesday in 2nd District Court with aggravated attempted murder in the Nov. 20 incident at Lee's Mongolian BBQ. Leonard is accused of pulling out a handgun and firing at the officers.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah Chief Deputy Attorney General Kirk Torgensen has been fired, eight months after being placed on administrative leave. He had been on leave since April 9, pending the outcome of an investigation into his role, if any, in problems that led to criminal charges against former attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Shurtleff and his successor Swallow were charged in July with bribery and other counts.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah tops the nation for volunteer service. The report from the Corporation for National and Community Service shows that 44.6 percent of Utah adults volunteered in 2013. That's a higher percentage than any other state and well above the national average of 25.4 percent.

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