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By The Associated Press | Posted - May 7, 2015 at 4:01 p.m.



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PROVO, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors have pointedly cross-examined a Utah teenager who says her boyfriend forced her to drive during a 50-mile crime spree that left a deputy dead. Meagan Grunwald took the witness stand in her own defense for the second day in Provo on today as prosecutors questioned why she drove a pickup truck at speeds of more than 100 mph instead of trying to escape.

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Provo police are offering a $15,000 reward for information that helps them find a 26-year-old Mexican woman who was studying in Utah and has been missing for three weeks. They are searching for Elena Laguna Salgado. She has not been seen since she left class at the Nomen Global Language Center in downtown Provo the afternoon of April 16.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ute tribal officials are raising concerns about radon gas released from mill ponds at White Mesa Uranium Mill in southern Utah's San Juan County. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Mill owner Energy Fuels Resources says the radon emissions are constantly monitored and within acceptable limits.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Weber County judge is appealing a ruling in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by a former court clerk who was the subject of his love poem. The Standard-Examiner reports that former Justice Court Judge Craig Storey wants a new trial. A federal jury last month awarded $270,000 to the former clerk.

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