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Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on child

Jun. 15, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired. The crowd carried Black Lives Matter signs Friday evening and others protesting the incident, including one that said "Hey Cops!...

Utah-Detroit Delta flight makes emergency Wyoming landing

Jun. 15, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane's cargo area. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that there were no injuries among the more than 200 passengers and crew Friday afternoon when a Delta Airbus A321 headed from...

Kayaker drowns in Jordan River south of Salt Lake City

Jun. 14, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City police are investigating the death of a kayaker whose boat overturned in the Jordan River. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the man in his 50s was kayaking just before 6 p.m. Thursday when the accident occurred at the spillway near 4600 South. Police say the moving water...

Body of missing Utah man found in Jordan River

Jun. 13, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing Utah man has been found in the Jordan River near Salt Lake City. The Deseret News reports Salt Lake City police said they found the body of 35-year-old Keith Fulcher in the river Thursday morning. A passerby spotted the body stuck on debris in the...

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker

Jun. 13, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of threatening to kill a member of Congress during thousands of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol. Scott Brian Haven, 54, entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure during an arraignment in a federal...

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy

Jun. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports that during sentencing Wednesday in the Salt Lake City...

3-year-old doing 'remarkably well' after fall from window

Jun. 12, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Utah who suffered a head injury in a fall from a home's second-story window is doing "remarkably well." Spanish Fork Lt. Brandon Anderson told the Daily Herald that the boy was conscious and had "improved immensely" at a Salt Lake City hospital and...

Man dies during first solo hang glider flight in Utah

Jun. 12, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

LEHI, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after crashing south of Salt Lake City during his first solo flight on a hang glider. Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon said 59-year-old Ron Holder of Rupert, Idaho, crashed Tuesday at Point of the Mountain Flight Park north of Lehi. Cannon said it...

Finding Victory: Speaking out for intersex girl after attack

Jun. 10, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then doctors said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was exactly right. The blue-eyed baby was intersex, with both male and female traits. So Schofield...

Crash leads to Summit County bus driver's DUI arrest

Jun. 10, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

SUMMIT PARK, Utah (AP) — A bus driver has been arrested for driving under the influence after his bus veered off a road in Summit Park. KUTV in Salt Lake City reported Monday that the Summit County Sheriff's Office booked 43-year-old Jason Parker on charges including having a blood alcohol level above the...