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Utah Department of Corrections officials say 25-year-old Christopher Lucas died Saturday night after fighting another inmate in a cell. They say officers used pepper spray to break up the fight after the two inmates ignored their orders to stop.
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Usually, Americans like their own members of Congress but greatly dislike Congress as an institution. However, recent national polling shows more voters are blaming their own congressmen for Washington's poor performance.
Within the past 36 hours, Utah police agencies have responded to two situations of violence in the home that resulted in serious injury and even death. Law enforcement officers say the key to preventing these crimes is education.
A Utah author says a schoolteacher plagiarized her Christian romance novel, added graphic sex scenes and passed it off as her own. In a case she says brings to light plagiarism in the burgeoning world of online self-publishing, Rachel Ann Nunes of Orem filed a federal lawsuit in August against a Layton teacher, Tiffanie Rushton, who she says cut and pasted large sections from an electronic copy of her book.
Members of the Park City SWAT team strut their stuff in women's heels during last year's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for Peace House to show support for victims of domestic violence. Last fall, consultant and public speaker Bill Humbert, known internationally as the Recruiter Guy through his website recruiterguy.com , donned women's 3 ½-inch heeled wedges and walked a mile from City Park up through the Park Silly Sunday Market on Main Street to the parking lot next to the Wasatch Brew Pub.
On Sept. 16-17 the Board of Directors of the prestigious Massachusetts-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement will be in Salt Lake City for meetings at Intermountain Healthcare.
When the Socialist party of America was founded in 1901, it built a strong following among trade unionists, reformers, populist farmers, and immigrant communities. At its high point over the next 20 years, the SPA published newspapers, ran columns in local papers, and influenced American politics.
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 12 -- The Utah Public Service Commission issued the following telecommunications order: In the Matter of the Application of Wide Voice, LLC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Provide Resold and Facilities-Based Local Exchange Services within the State of Utah DOCKET NO.
Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters.
Some northern Utahns have a small chance of catching a glimpse of the aurora borealis Friday evening, thanks to solar flares. The flare, ranked as an X-class - the highest class for a solar flare - will be visible around midnight in the northernmost part of Utah.
A prominent Utah gun rights advocate said the elementary school teacher injured when her gun went off in a bathroom bears the blame for the accident. "It was a negligent discharge," said Clark Aposhian, a concealed carry permit instructor.
Thousands of New Yorkers have been afflicted with cancer and other ailments that resulted from toxic dust from the 9/11 attacks, but a congressional fund to compensate these victims is set to expire in 2016.
An appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Ogden man accused of killing a man who used a racial slur and spit on him. A unanimous decision Thursday from the Utah Court of Appeals says the trial judge erred when he excluded some evidence in 54-year-old Robert Lee McCullar's trial.
As many utilities nationwide see people taking clean energy into their own hands by adding solar to their rooftops, some are fighting it tooth and nail. Arizona passed a solar tax last year, and just this week the familiar battle made the news in Virginia -- but a major victory against these attacks came out of Utah late last month .
Washington a While celebrating the creation of Canyonlands National Park on its 50-year anniversary, Republican members of Congress from Utah urged President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a letter Thursday not to expand the park and to let state and local leaders decide on how to protect the area around it. Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Reps.
Students line up to go back inside after recess at Westbrook Elementary School in Taylorsville, Utah, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:44 pm
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