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Premier Lacrosse to visit 11 venues from coast to coast

Apr. 14, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Premier Lacrosse League on Wednesday announced the schedule for its third season, and its tour-based model includes stops in 11 major markets from coast to coast. Opening weekend for the eight-team league begins June 4 at Gillette Stadium in...

NBA-leading Jazz deal Thunder seventh straight loss, 106-96

Apr. 14, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic knew the Jazz would look to him to take a leading role with three of Utah's primary players out. Bogdanovic scored 23 points and Donovan Mitchell added 22 as the Utah Jazz beat the struggling Oklahoma City Thunder 106-96 on Tuesday...

Report: Utah infrastructure best in country with C grade

Apr. 13, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A report made public by the White House on Monday said Utah leads the country in infrastructure with a C-plus letter grade, revealing the broad need for upgrades across the U.S. The report said Utah has 62 bridges and more than 2,000 miles (3,200...

Following CDC, Utah recommends Johnson & Johnson pause

Apr. 13, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is recommending that providers pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following the lead of federal officials who are investigating reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Wizards snap Utah's 24-game home winning streak, win 125-121

Apr. 13, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 34 points to help the Washington Wizards beat Utah 125-121 on Monday night, ending a franchise-record, 24-game home winning streak for the Jazz. Russell Westbrook had 25 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists for the Wizards. Daniel...

Utah deputy who lost eye in shoot out released from hospital

Apr. 12, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who lost his eye in a shootout outside the Salt Lake City area's jail has been released from the hospital, officials said Monday. Deputy Leland Grossett underwent surgery Saturday after being shot in the eye and was released from...

De’Aaron Fox fined $20,000 for criticizing officiating

Apr. 12, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sacramento guard De’Aaron Fox was fined $20,000 on Monday for criticizing the officiating following the Kings' 128-112 loss to the Utah Jazz over the weekend. Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell kept Fox from going after the officials after Saturday night's...

Utah clothing store forced to close for day after gun threat

Apr. 12, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A clothing store in Salt Lake City was forced to close for a day after employees said a man refused to wear a mask then threatened to shoot everyone in the store. “I asked him to put a mask on and immediately he just started to be really...

Deputy loses eye after shootout outside Salt Lake jail

Apr. 11, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One of two sheriff’s deputies wounded in a shootout outside the Salt Lake City area’s jail lost his eye but the other has been released from the hospital, officials said Sunday. The suspect died. Deputy Leland Grossett underwent surgery...

Survey shows effect of outsize of job loss on Utah women

Apr. 11, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly 16% of Utah women have withdrawn in some way from the workplace during the coronavirus pandemic, new data shows. And when you think about that in terms of the state’s population, said Susan Madsen, founder and director of the Utah Women...