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Utah police: Body was in freezer 10 years before discovery

Dec. 12, 2019 2:04 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The body of a man had been in his wife's freezer for 10 years before police discovered it while searching the apartment last month after the 75-year-old woman died of natural causes, Utah police said Thursday. Authorities are investigating how 69-year-old Paul Edward Mathers died, and...

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...

Pawn shop manager catches baby falling off store's counter

Dec. 11, 2019 7:08 PM EST

A pawn shop manager in Utah is being applauded after catching a baby that was about to fall off the store’s counter in a tumble captured by surveillance cameras. Manager Bill Reel told KUTV in Salt Lake City that two women were looking at a rifle on Dec. 7 when one of them set the baby on the glass...

Utah officer helping to save lives at crash scene again

Dec. 2, 2019 10:45 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake police officer can’t explain his habit of arriving at the right time, but there are now two crash victims who benefited from him being in the right place when they needed him. In 2011, Officer Kevin Peck crawled under a crashed bus in Utah to hold a woman’s...

Report: Substitute teacher fired for berating child on dads

Dec. 2, 2019 7:04 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a substitute teacher in Utah has been fired after berating a fifth-grade student who said he was thankful for being adopted by his two dads, one of whom is a former dancer on “Dancing with the Stars.” The Salt Lake Tribune reports staffing company Kelly...

Substitute teacher lectures Utah child over his 2 dads

Dec. 1, 2019 5:26 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A substitute teacher berated a Utah fifth grader after he said during a pre-Thanksgiving lesson that he was thankful he’s finally going to be adopted by his two dads, the parents said. The boy’s classmates said the teacher told him, “that’s nothing to be...

The Latest: Extreme stalking case hearing to be held in Utah

Nov. 28, 2019 3:53 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii man accused of sending hundreds of unwanted service providers and others to a Utah home, including plumbers and prostitutes. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A man arrested in Hawaii wants a detention hearing in Utah, where he’s accused of sending hundreds of...

Utah hearing for Hawaii suspect in extreme cyberstalking

Nov. 27, 2019 8:59 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A man arrested in Hawaii will be sent to Utah, where he’s accused of tormenting a family for more than year by sending more than 500 people to their house for unwanted services including food deliveries, repairs, tow trucks, locksmiths, plumbers and prostitutes. Loren Okamura was in...

Man found in freezer was husband of recently deceased woman

Nov. 26, 2019 7:53 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man whose body was in a freezer for as long as 11 years was the husband of the woman who had recently died in their apartment west of Salt Lake City, police said Tuesday. But the autopsy that nailed down his identity didn’t help investigators solve how he died, who killed him...

Man wanted in Utah 'extreme stalking' arrested in Hawaii

Nov. 26, 2019 7:12 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have arrested a Hawaii man they accuse of sending hundreds of unwanted service providers and others to a Utah home, including plumbers and prostitutes. Loren Okamura was arrested Friday in Hawaii following his indictment last month on charges of cyberstalking,...