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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah says it won't reinstate a leader ousted from office for accepting gifts from the Washington Redskins football team. Gari Lafferty was removed for accepting the gifts that council members said wrongly linked their tribe to the NFL team's divisive name. Lafferty and her lawyer did not immediately return calls from the Associated Press.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors are investigating what happened to $30,000 in campaign cash for Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that former staffer Justin Miller, now a state lawmaker, worked for McAdams campaign and can't account for the missing money. Miller says he did nothing wrong.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah prosecutors have refiled 30 of more than 100 drug cases dismissed in 2013 after investigators discovered West Valley City Police mishandled evidence and kept souvenirs from drug busts. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill told The Salt Lake Tribune that some cases were refiled after additional evidence or witnesses were discovered.
WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Two West Jordan men have been accused of singling out a sex offender and stabbing him repeatedly. The Deseret News reports arrest warrants have been issued in the attack Feb. 5 at the man's home in West Jordan. A third man is also suspected in the attack.
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