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Ugandan activist's family awarded $10.5M for Utah park death

Jan. 31, 2023 16:15 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The United States will pay family members of a Ugandan human rights activist killed in an accident at Arches National Park more than $10 million in damages, a federal judge ruled Monday. Though the amount was substantially less than pursued, attorneys...

LeBron, Giannis chosen as captains for NBA All-Star Game

Jan. 26, 2023 19:39 PM EST

LeBron James is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA career scoring record. And now, he has caught Abdul-Jabbar on another page of the All-Star record book. James was announced Thursday as an NBA All-Star for the 19th time, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star tying Abdul-Jabbar for...

Utah police witnessed drive-by shooting, arrested teenagers

Jan. 22, 2023 16:14 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City police officers witnessed a drive-by shooting Saturday before pursuing the involved vehicle and arresting three teenagers, according to law enforcement officials. Nobody was hurt in the shooting or consequent arrests, police said in a press...

NBA updates All-Star vote numbers; LeBron, Durant still lead

Jan. 12, 2023 13:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is well on his way to catching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on more than the NBA’s career scoring list. James is on pace to be an All-Star for the 19th time, after the NBA said Thursday he remains the overall leading vote-getter for...

Outdoor Retailer returns to Utah while top brands boycott

Jan. 10, 2023 15:45 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Vendors selling hiking apparel, e-bikes, zippers and other outdoor gear gathered in Utah this week for what has long been one of the country's largest trade shows catering to the recreation industry, marking its return to the deeply Republican state after a four-year boycott...

Relative: Days before Utah father killed wife, 5 children he removed guns from the home, leaving family “vulnerable”

Jan. 06, 2023 20:07 PM EST
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relative: Days before Utah father killed wife, 5 children he removed guns from the home, leaving family “vulnerable.”

8 dead in Utah murder-suicide after wife sought divorce

Jan. 05, 2023 21:20 PM EST

ENOCH, Utah (AP) — A Utah man fatally shot his five children, his mother-in-law and his wife and then killed himself two weeks after the woman had filed for divorce, according to authorities and public records. Police also revealed during a Thursday news conference that officers...

8 found fatally shot in Utah home, including 5 children

Jan. 05, 2023 01:35 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eight family members, five of them children, were found dead from gunshot wounds in a southern Utah home Wednesday, according to authorities who did not provide more details or a potential motive for the killings. The victims were found when police did a...

Action sports icon Ken Block dies in snowmobile crash at 55

Jan. 03, 2023 12:14 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ken Block, a motorsports icon known for his stunt driving and for co-founding the action sports apparel brand DC Shoes, died on Monday in a snowmobiling accident near his home in Utah. Block, 55, “was riding a snowmobile on a steep slope when the snowmobile...

Herro's 3 as time expires gives Heat 126-123 win over Jazz

Jan. 01, 2023 01:00 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Herro made a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Miami Heat a 126-123 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. Bam Adebayo had 32 points and eight rebounds for the Heat, while Herro finished with 29 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Victor...