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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a Utah man acquitted at trial in the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy say federal charges against him are double jeopardy, and they're appealing a judge's refusal to toss the case. A defense attorney said it's not fair to try 42-year-old Roberto Roman again and attorneys plan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court if an appeals court rules against them.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman's body was discovered by a mountain biker Monday morning in the mountains north of Ogden. Authorities say the biker stopped and found the body yesterday morning. Authorities say the woman appeared to have been on the hillside for several months, and the state of decomposition left few clues about her identity.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a man shot by a bystander while attempting a carjacking outside an Orem grocery store had prior convictions for robbery and assault and was being sought by police. Police say 26-year-old Taulagi Matafeo of Springville was shot in the chest Saturday after he lunged for a gun pointed by a 31-year-old Orem man who intervened in the carjacking. Orem police say they do not expect charges to be filed against the shooter because he was acting in self-defense.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Some professors say they are upset to learn that Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland signed his name to an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court opposing gay marriage. KUTV reports that dozens of current and former UVU faculty and staff say Holland's decision goes against the university's commitment to inclusion.

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