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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Heavy rainfall flooded several homes in Weber County over the weekend and forced the closure of Farmington Canyon after a boulder the size of a car blocked the road. Forecasters say more than 2 inches of rain fell in Ogden and more than an inch in Salt Lake City. Davis County sheriff's officials say the damaged road in Farmington Canyon will remain closed at least through tomorrow.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 23-year-old woman is recovering at a hospital in Provo after she and another woman were rescued over the weekend from Rock Canyon. Provo fire officials say the woman suffered injuries to an arm and a leg after she fell as far as 60 feet while hiking in the Red Slab area of the canyon yesterday afternoon.
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Police say officers were able to reach a peaceful resolution with a South Jordan man holding a high-powered rifle who threatened to shoot officers. The Deseret News reports that police early yesterday took a 911 call from a woman saying her husband was drunk and had become suicidal during a family fight. Officer Sam Winkler says police had several opportunities to fire at the man but showed great restraint. The man eventually went inside and came back out and surrendered.
NIBLEY, Utah (AP) — Logan police are investigating the cause of death of a 68-year-old Smithfield man who died after his small truck crashed over the weekend near Nibley. Police say David Ottley may have suffered a medical emergency before he veered off U.S. Highway 89/91 and vaulted into a field Saturday afternoon.
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