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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 7, 2016 at 1:30 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities have confirmed that remains found in a cave near Moab are a man police believe shot and wounded a Utah state park ranger in 2010 and eluded more than 100 officers in a desert manhunt. Grand County's Sheriff says the Utah Medical Examiner confirms the body is Lance Leeroy Arellano. Arellano is believed to be the only person involved in the shooting of Utah park ranger Brody Young.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents indicate the mother of a man fatally shot by Utah police reluctantly agreed to a $900,000 settlement before she publicly rejected the offer. Susan Hunt told reporters that she'd refused the agreement and gotten new lawyers. Her new attorney has said she never agreed to settle. He did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Catholic high school teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges has been sentenced in Louisville to 42 years in prison. The Courier-Journal reports Assistant U.S. Attorney Jo Lawless said in court papers she would have asked for a harsher sentence if 33-year-old Patrick Newman hadn't pleaded guilty. Prosecutors say the charges involved 16 boys ages 12 to 17 from nine states including Utah and the United Kingdom.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — BYU says Utah has canceled the rivals' contracted basketball game scheduled for Provo next season. BYU's coach says he's disappointed in the decision and believes the rivalry should continue. There was controversy at the end of this season's game when BYU guard Nick Emery was kicked out for throwing a punch.

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