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Trial begins over death of Ugandan woman killed in Utah park

Dec. 05, 2022 18:24 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ludovic Michaud was driving around the scenic red rock landscapes of Utah's Arches National Park on a windy spring day in 2020 when something unthinkable happened: A metal gate whipped around, sliced through the passenger door of his car and decapitated his new 25-year-old...

No. 4 USC falls to Utah in Pac-12 , damaging playoff hopes

Dec. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 12 Utah pounded a limping, bloodied Caleb Williams and roared past No. 4 Southern California 47-24 on Friday night to win the Pac-12 Championship and put USC's College Football Playoff hopes in doubt. The loss by the Trojans (11-2) could open the way for Ohio...

No. 4 USC hopes to break playoff dry spell for Pac-12

Dec. 01, 2022 17:25 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Pac-12 will take a neutral stance when No. 4 Southern California plays No. 12 Utah in the championship game Friday night, but there's little doubt what a USC victory would mean for the conference. A win by the 11-1 Trojans would put them in the College Football...

No. 4 USC slight favorite over No. 12 Utah for Pac-12 title

Dec. 01, 2022 11:58 AM EST

No. 12 Utah (9-3, No. 11 CFP) vs No. 4 Southern California (11-1, No. 4 CFP), Friday, 8 p.m. EST (FOX) in Las Vegas. FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: USC by 2 1/2. SERIES RECORD: USC leads 13-8. WHAT’S AT STAKE? USC heads into this game...

Utah man charged with threatening passenger on flight

Nov. 26, 2022 15:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — A Utah man was arrested and charged in federal court with carrying a straight-edge razor blade on a JetBlue flight and using it to threaten another passenger, according to the federal prosecutors. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Salt Lake City filed a...

Western US cities to remove decorative grass amid drought

Nov. 17, 2022 21:53 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of 30 agencies that supply water to homes and businesses throughout the western United States has pledged to rip up lots of decorative grass to help keep water in the over-tapped Colorado River. The agreement signed Tuesday by water agencies in...

McMullin loss in Utah raises independent candidacy questions

Nov. 12, 2022 11:05 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Democrats' decision to back an independent rather than nominate a member of their own party to take on Republican Mike Lee transformed the state's U.S. Senate race from foregone conclusion to closely watched slugfest. Independent Evan McMullin, an...

Burgess Owens, GOP congressmen win reelection in Utah

Nov. 09, 2022 02:04 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Burgess Owens won reelection to a second term on Tuesday, solidifying the Republican Party’s grip on Utah’s delegation to Washington as it vies for control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican Reps. Blake Moore, Chris Stewart and John...

Gabby Petito’s family files wrongful death suit against Moab

Nov. 08, 2022 17:50 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Family members of a 22-year-old woman whose boyfriend admitted to killing her last year have filed a wrongful death suit against the Moab Police Department, claiming their negligence led to her death weeks later. The lawsuit filed on Thursday is the latest...

In the 5 states without lotteries, a case of Powerball envy

Nov. 04, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) — Loretta Williams lives in Alabama but drove to Georgia to buy a lottery ticket for a chance at winning the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. She was one of many Alabama ticket-buyers flooding across state lines Thursday. The largest lottery prize in U.S....