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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say a Utah couple accused in the death of their toddler daughter taunted the malnourished child with food and attempted to cover her injuries with makeup. Authorities say they found cellphone videos that show 3-year-old Angelina Costello's condition growing progressively worse before she was found covered in wounds under a layer of makeup. Prosecutors filed aggravated murder charges Tuesday against the girl's mother, 22-year-old Brenda Emile, and father, 25-year-old Miller Costello.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say the father-in-law of a Utah woman who went missing in 2009 has been released early from prison after serving time for possession of child pornography. Steven Powell is the father of Josh Powell, who is believed to have killed his wife, Susan Powell, in Utah before moving to Washington state, where he killed himself and his two young sons in an explosive fire at their Pierce County home in 2012.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people have weighed in on whether Utah's new Bears Ears National Monument should be preserved, downsized or rescinded. The U.S. Interior Department closed Monday a two-month public comment period on the monument and 26 others as part of a review ordered by President Donald Trump.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah wants to further cut costs and cap enrollment in the state's Medicaid plan to cover the poorest of the poor by requiring some participants to have jobs and limiting them to five years of coverage. The restrictions were rejected by President Barack Obama's administration but leaders in Utah have proposed changes to take advantage of President Donald Trump's offer to give states more flexibility.
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