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AP News
September 21, 2019 - 8:15 am
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and MORGAN SMITH Associated Press PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. On Friday, the bus from Southern California rolled onto a guard rail,...
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Gregg Henson
August 20, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who authorities say killed a Utah college student this summer was charged Tuesday with sexual abuse and kidnapping of another woman in 2018. Ayoola Ajayi, 31, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met on a dating app in March 2018...
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June 28, 2019 - 3:07 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a man charged in the death of a Utah college student connected with her for the first time the day before she disappeared, and investigators are still looking for anyone suspected of helping him. Salt Lake City Police chief Mike Brown said Friday that 23-year-old...
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Associated Press
May 30, 2019 - 9:14 am
By SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and...
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October 09, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North...
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September 11, 2018 - 5:54 pm
By FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With snowfall dwindling at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, tourism promoters see an opportunity to stretch out the visiting season at the less popular side of the canyon so more people experience it and spend money in the region. The...
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September 11, 2018 - 3:50 pm
By BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called "incomprehensible" on Tuesday. Wanda Barzee, 72...
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May 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges. Sen. Orrin Hatch says on Twitter that Joshua Holt has been freed. President Donald Trump tweets that it's "good news," and says Holt is expected to land in...
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May 25, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By JULIAN HATTEM , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the...
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(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 20, 2018 - 9:25 am
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A push against underage marriage in the U.S. is coming to Utah, where a lawmaker wants to raise the legal age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into the unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates. High-...
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