Utah

Attorney Paxton Guymon holds a photograph of Jim and Jan Harding during a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Jan Harding, 67, is in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital's burn unit, unable to talk and fighting for her life, Guymon said. She drank sweet tea containing a toxic cleaning chemical, severely burning her mouth and throat at a Utah restaurant after an employee mistook the substance for sugar and mixed it into a dispenser, Guymon said. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Woman who drank chemical-filled tea still critical

  SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who drank sweet tea laced with a highly toxic industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has suffered deep, ulcerated burns in her upper esophagus. Family attorney […]

08/15/2014

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, is seen as he makes remarks during a news conference in this March 6, 20013 file photo, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. In the wake of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month, Ray says he believes a firing squad is a more humane form of execution. And he plans to bring back that option for criminals sentenced to death in his state. He plans to introduce his proposal during Utah’s next legislative session in January. (AP Photo/Michelle Price, File)

Utah lawmaker: Bring back firing squad executions

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the wake of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month, a Utah lawmaker says he believes a firing squad is a more humane form of execution. And he […]

05/17/2014

Authorities investigate a crime scene at a house in Pleasant Grove Utah, Sunday, April 13, 2014. According to the Pleasant Grove Police Department, seven dead infants were found in the former home of Megan Huntsman, 39. Huntsman was booked into jail on six counts of murder. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Mark Johnston)

Husband of woman accused of killing babies ID’d

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Family and neighbors identified the estranged husband of the Utah woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years as Darren West, a convict who has […]

04/13/2014

The Salt Lake Temple is shown during opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Salt Lake City. More than 100,000 Latter-day Saints are expected in Salt Lake City this weekend for the church's biannual general conference. Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints give carefully crafted speeches aimed at providing members with guidance and inspiration in five sessions that span Saturday and Sunday. They also make announcements about church statistics, new temples or initiatives. In addition to those filling up the 21,000-seat conference center during the sessions, thousands more listen or watch around the world in 95 languages on television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A top Mormon leader reiterated the church’s opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church’s biannual general conference. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stance on homosexuality has […]

04/05/2014

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TV reporter faints, then resumes interview (VIDEO)

KUTV Salt Lake City TV reporter Brooke Graham was halfway through a live, on-camera interview when she fainted and fell down on Dec. 28. “I am known to faint any time I am in high […]

12/31/2013

Aron Ralston booking photo.  (AP Photo/Denver Police)

Domestic case dropped against ‘127 Hours’ figure

DENVER (AP) — A domestic violence case has been dismissed against Aron Ralston, a Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie “127 Hours.” A court spokeswoman said Monday the case was dropped […]

12/09/2013

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Boeing solicits bids for site of 777X production

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing Co. is soliciting bids from more than a dozen locations that want to build the new 777X airplane. Company spokesman Doug Alder said Saturday that requests for bids began going out […]

11/23/2013

A carbon monoxide alarm. (AP Photo)

Leak spurs talk of school carbon monoxide alarms

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gas leak at a Utah elementary school that sickened more than 40 people has ignited concerns about the fact that the state is among many that don’t require schools […]

11/19/2013

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Robert Redford honored for contributions to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Robert Redford has been honored by Utah’s governor for his on- and off-camera contributions to the state. Gov. Gary Herbert expressed gratitude to the 77-year-old Redford at a Saturday night […]

11/10/2013

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Utah doctor’s conviction follows family’s pursuit

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The conviction of a Utah doctor in the murder of his wife was the culmination of a yearslong pursuit of justice for the family of the victim. The daughters and sisters […]

11/09/2013

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