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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a woman who police say was fatally shot by her husband says she had planned to get a divorce. University of Utah police say 25-year-old Richard Peralta killed 23-year-old Katherine Peralta and then shot himself late Thursday night outside ARUP Laboratories at the University of Utah Research Park where the woman worked.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed murder charges against a 25-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing an Iraqi refugee. The Salt Lake County Attorney's Office charged Karrar Thaer Suhail Friday with murder, burglary, robbery and obstructing justice. It's not clear if Hickman has an attorney.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has reduced bail for a suspended University of Southern California football player charged with rape in Utah. Osa Masina's bail was decreased Friday to $100,000 from $250,000. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Utah state Judge Keith Kelly said his decision doesn't mean the allegations are minor offenses. Masina has pleaded not guilty. Defense attorney Greg Skordas says the sexual activity was consensual.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's urban areas along the Wasatch Front can expect to start 2017 in a fog as environmental officials predict worsening air quality over the weekend. The Salt Lake Tribune reports pollution levels in Davis, Utah and Salt Lake counties were all at unhealthy levels and expected to rise. Officials have banned wood burning and are encouraging people to avoid driving or setting off fireworks.

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