ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

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SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Police: 2 dead after man shoots woman, then killed while fleeing

Two people are confirmed dead following a shooting in American Fork, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Sunday night.

Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route ==========================================================

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten the tribe's water source and cultural sites.

Police: WVC squad car stolen, recovered

Police are searching for a man who they say stole a squad car after officers responded to a report of a disturbance Sunday morning.

CNN: Huntsman in the running for secretary of state as Trump mulls more options

Donald Trump is now considering more than four people for secretary of state, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday.

"It is true that he's broadened the search and secretary of state is an incredibly important position for any president to fill," Conway told reporters Sunday morning in the Trump Tower lobby.

Bishop to meet with Trump transition team to discuss overturning monument decisions ===================================================================================

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he believes it's possible for President-elect Donald Trump to unravel controversial monument designations under the Obama and Clinton administrations, including the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.


Photo: David Zalubowski, AP Photo
Photo: David Zalubowski, AP Photo

Utah to face Indiana in Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 28 ====================================================

The University of Utah accepted an invitation to play the Indiana Hoosiers in the Foster Farms Bowl. The Utes jumped Stanford in the bowl order despite finishing with the sixth-best record in the Pac-12.

BYU to face Wyoming in Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego ===================================================

The Cougars will face Mountain West runner-up Wyoming in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21, the schools announced Sunday in conjunction with the San Diego Bowl Game Association.

13th-seeded BYU sweeps UNLV to advance to fifth-straight Sweet 16 =================================================================

Alohi Robins-Hardy dished out 46 assists and 12 digs off the bench, and Veronica Jones-Perry spiked 17 kills to lead the No. 13-seeded Cougars to a 25-23, 25-21, 25-12 sweep of UNLV, advancing to the Cougars’ fifth-straight regional semifinal Saturday night at the Smith Fieldhouse.

No. 22 Utah volleyball falls to UNLV in NCAA Tourney's opening round ====================================================================

Bree Hammel had 18 kills, seven digs and seven blocks to lead unseeded UNLV to a 27-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-20 upset of the Utes in the Smith Fieldhouse.

Adora Anae led Utah with 21 kills, 13 digs and two blocks, and Carly Trueman supplied 15 kills for the Utes, who lost the final six points of the match.

Game Night Live MVPs: East's Warren rushes into record book with top honor ==========================================================================

The 2016 high school football season wrapped up with state titles won by Bingham, East, Desert Hills, Juan Diego, Beaver and Duchesne.

But we’re not done yet; let’s get to some individual superlatives.

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