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Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

Sep. 20, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah on Friday, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. The bus from of Southern California rolled onto a guard rail, crushing its roof and ramming the rail's vertical posts into the...

The Latest: 5 tourists still critical after deadly bus crash

Sep. 20, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a tour bus crash near a national park in Utah that killed at least 4 (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Five people remain in critical condition after a bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists and injured dozens more near a national park in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt....

Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on 2020 Census

Sep. 17, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two dozen states are spending millions of dollars to make sure people participate in the 2020 Census amid concerns that undercounting could mean losing critical federal funding or seats in Congress. Utah became the latest on Monday as its GOP-dominated Legislature voted to...

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout's deadly fentanyl empire

Sep. 15, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service...

Fan banned from all NWSL games after investigation

Sep. 14, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

A person who directed racist taunts at Portland Thorns' goalkeeper Adrianna Franch has been banned from attending National Women's Soccer League games. A fan at the Sept. 6 game between the Thorns and Utah Royals in Salt Lake City first called attention to the unidentified person on Twitter. The tweet was later...

Man who loaned gun to killer of Utah student sentenced

Sep. 11, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The man who loaned the gun used to kill college athlete Lauren McCluskey looked downcast and said he "shakes" when he thinks about her death Wednesday as he was sentenced to three years of supervised release. "It's extremely sad ... I cried when I found out about (Lauren's death),"...

Barros, Armanto headline Vans Park Series tour championships

Sep. 6, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

Vans' decades-long involvement in skateboarding continues this weekend when Brazilian Pedro Barros, Californian Lizzie Armanto and dozens more top athletes compete in the Vans Park Series Pro Tour World Championships at a new skatepark in Salt Lake City. Vans will crown world champions for the fourth straight...

Dead body found in Utah storage unit by person cleaning it

Sep. 6, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A person cleaning a storage unit in Utah found a dead body inside it and investigators are trying to determine if a crime took place. The body was found Thursday inside the unit at Stock-N-Lock Self Storage in Ogden, north of Salt Lake City. Lt. Tyler Ziegler called the case "very...

Utah woman arrested at Manila airport with newborn in bag

Sep. 5, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila's airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday. The Philippine officials said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass...

The Latest: Woman held in Philippines baby case from Utah

Sep. 5, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an American woman in the Philippines on charges she tried to take a 6-day-old baby out of the country (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Public records indicate an American woman arrested for attempting to take a newborn from the Philippines has been living in...