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HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — Crews have found a woman's body inside a car that crashed and sank into Quail Creek Reservoir in southwestern Utah. A group of BYU students that were camping nearby reported seeing a large splash and saw signs that a vehicle had gone into the water last night. Hurricane police say divers located the car, upside down in about 30 feet of water.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will join three other states in a lawsuit challenging new rules for oil and gas drilling on federal land. The Obama administration announced in March that it will require companies that drill on federal lands to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. Herbert says the rules unlawfully interfere with state regulations that address the process.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud in connection with accusations he bilked investors out of millions in his sports drink company. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 52-year-old Randy Olshen took a plea deal in federal court in Utah that calls for 4.5 years in prison. Several charges were dismissed in exchange for his guilty pleas.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — USA Luge may be changing its home base. The group has decided to invite cities to express interest in hosting its headquarters. USA Luge has been based in Lake Placid, New York, since the organization was formed in 1979. Lake Placid is also the site of one of the two full-length, certified sliding tracks in the U.S., with Park City, Utah, being the other.
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