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Bogdanovic scores 22 as Jazz top Thunder 109-93

May. 14, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-93 on Friday night to inch closer to claiming the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Jazz have the league’s best record and a 1 1/2-game lead on...

Woman dies in industrial accident at Utah mattress factory

May. 14, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A woman died in an industrial accident at a mattress manufacturing plant in Utah, according to police. Police were told the woman was standing by a machine and got “pulled in” Thursday afternoon at the Purple Mattress factory in Grantsville,...

Idaho man killed by falling ice in Alaska national park

May. 14, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A climber was killed and another was seriously injured when they were hit by a falling block of glacier ice in Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve, an official said Friday. The two were hit by the hanging serac after it dislodged from a...

City removes ordinance banning medical cannabis drive-thrus

May. 14, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

LEHI, Utah (AP) — Lehi will allow medical cannabis drive-thrus after a unanimous vote to remove a local ordinance banning them. The Tuesday city council vote came after a proposal from Curaleaf, which is the only cannabis pharmacy in the town, the Daily Herald...

The Latest: Philippine president eases lockdown in capital

May. 13, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has eased a coronavirus lockdown in the bustling capital and adjacent provinces to fight economic recession and hunger but still barred public gatherings this month, when many Roman Catholic summer religious festivals are held. ...

Hawaii man sentenced to supervision over Utah cyberstalking

May. 13, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Hawaii man who pleaded guilty to cyberstalking a Utah family by sending more than 500 people to their house for unwanted services including food deliveries, plumbers and prostitutes was sentenced Thursday to three years of supervision and ordered to adhere to strict...

Utah school district to recommend - but not require - masks

May. 13, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

MORGAN, Utah (AP) — A school district in Utah is going against a continuing public health order and no longer requiring facial coverings in K-12 schools, officials said. The Morgan School District school board voted Tuesday to change its mask policy to a recommendation...

Utah won't require masks for students last week of school

May. 13, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah will not require masks in K-12 schools for the last week of the academic year, Gov. Spencer Cox announced Thursday. The school mask mandate will end whenever each district has their last week of classes, Cox said during his weekly COVID-19...

Blazers win fifth straight, beat Jazz 105-98

May. 13, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Portland took another big step toward securing a top-six seed in the upcoming NBA Playoffs. Damian Lillard scored 30 points and CJ McCollum added 26 to lead the Trail Blazers to a 105-98 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. ...

Utah cop again charged with assault for misusing police dog

May. 12, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City police officer has been charged with aggravated assault a second time for ordering a dog to attack someone who complied with officers’ orders, prosecutors said. K9 Officer Nickolas Pearce was charged Tuesday with lifting up his...