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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...

Winter storm begins entering Utah; snowfall anticipated

Dec. 12, 2019 9:10 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An anticipated winter storm expected to drop heavy snow on parts of northern Utah over the weekend began entering the state Thursday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for areas stretching from Logan on the north and near Green River and Price on the south....

Mitchell, Jazz hand Wolves 6th straight loss, 127-116

Dec. 11, 2019 11:47 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With energy on defense and ample shot sharing on the other end, the Utah Jazz discovered the pick-me-up they needed in Minnesota. The Timberwolves would be wise to take notes. Donovan Mitchell had 30 points and six assists, Joe Ingles pitched in a season-high 23 points and the Jazz won...

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...

Nebraska man held in 1982 killing of Salt Lake City woman

Dec. 11, 2019 1:42 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Nebraska man has been arrested in a cold-case killing of a Salt Lake City woman in her apartment, authorities said. Bryan Reed, 55, awaits extradition to face Utah charges of murder and aggravated burglary in the Aug. 18, 1982 killing of 72-year-old Wilhelmina Reid. the South Sioux...

Utah governor calls special session to decide on tax reform

Dec. 11, 2019 11:15 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature has announced plans to tackle tax reform in a special session after receiving the recommendation from a legislative task force early this week. RepublicanGov. Gary Herbert has formally called a special legislative session Thursday at 5 p.m. to decide on the...

Report: Utah saw large population growth over past decade

Dec. 11, 2019 9:33 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah experienced a significant increase in its population over the past decade, according to a new University of Utah report. The university's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute released analysis Monday that found the growth was especially strong in Utah County. The institute based its...

Temporary bridge to carry Interstate 80 traffic over tracks

Dec. 11, 2019 12:42 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Transportation is installing a new temporary bridge to carry Interstate 80 traffic over Union Pacific railroad tracks in western Salt Lake County during a construction project. The temporary bridge that crews are assembling alongside eastbound I-80 at the...

Toolson, Childs lead BYU over Nevada 75-42

Dec. 10, 2019 11:17 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 15 points, Yoeli Childs had a double-double and BYU handed Nevada its worst loss of the season, 75-42, on Tuesday night. Childs had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his second-straight double-double in his third game back from a season-opening suspension. Alex Barcello...