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  1. Lyle Jeffs to serve up to five years in prison after guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | New York Daily News

    A Utah polygamous sect leader who spent a year on the run will serve up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a food-stamp fraud case on Wednesday. Lyle Jeffs, charged in the multimillion-dollar scheme as well as his escape from home confinement, entered the plea in federal court in Salt Lake City.

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  2. Cop who arrested Utah nurse sexually harassed police stafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | New York Daily News

    The cop who arrested a nurse in Utah after she refused to take a blood sample from an unconscious man had sexually harassed another police department employee, it has been revealed Salt Lake City Police Detective Jeff Payne, who is being investigated by the FBI for his July 26 arrest of nurse Alex Wubbels, made "unwanted physical contact" with a female employee on multiple occasions, according to the police chief in a May 2013 letter obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune . "Your harassing behavior was severe and persistent and created a hostile, intimidating work environment for this employee, significantly interfering with her ability to work," the chief wrote.

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  3. FBI probing Utah cop who arrested nurse for refusing to draw bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | New York Daily News

    The FBI said on Friday it is examining whether federal laws were violated by a Utah police detective who is shown on video assaulting and arresting a nurse after she refused to allow taking a blood sample from an unconscious patient. The July 26 incident involving Salt Lake City police Detective Jeff Payne is already being investigated by state authorities, who requested the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigations on Thursday.

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  4. Utah cop who dragged and arrested nurse fired from paramedic jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | New York Daily News

    A Utah cop caught on body-cam footage arresting a university hospital nurse after she refused to let him draw a patient's blood has been fired from his paramedic job. "We determined today it was best to part ways," Gold Cross Ambulance President Mike Moffitt said of Salt Lake City police officer Jeff Payne to The Salt Lake City Tribune .

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  5. Utah nurse arrested for refusing cop's order considers lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | New York Daily News

    The Utah nurse arrested after she refused to allow officers to draw a patient's blood is considering all legal options - and hopes video of the arrest will lead to greater police accountability. Alex Wubbels appeared Monday on NBC's "Today" to discuss the July 26 arrest at Salt Lake City's University of Utah Hospital.

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  6. Utah nurse dragged by cops sparks call for criminal probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | New York Daily News

    Prosecutors are calling for an investigation into a Salt Lake City police officer who arrested a nurse when she refused to draw blood from an unconscious patient Alex Wubbels was rushed by an officer, handcuffed and taken into custody at University of Utah hospital last month after following a hospital policy that police wanted to violate. Body camera footage of her confrontation shows the former athlete screaming after Detective Jeff Payne targeted her for refusing to draw blood from a car accident victim who could not give consent.

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  7. Nurse arrested for refusing to take blood sample for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | New York Daily News

    A nurse claims she was assaulted by a Salt Lake City detective after she was arrested for refusing police orders to draw blood from an unconscious patient. Alex Wubbels was working as a charge nurse at the University of Utah Hospital when Police Detective Jeff Payne demanded a blood sample from a truck driver who was hospitalized after a car crash on July 26, Deseret News reported.

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  8. Willie Nelson ends Salt Lake City concert early due to altitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The 84-year-old country legend disappointed fans and had to cut his concert short citing the altitude of the Utah capital.

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  9. Willie Nelson ends Salt Lake City concert early due to altitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The 84-year-old singer cited the mountainous region's high altitude for cutting his set short at the Usana Amphitheatre. He stepped off stage and his bandmate came back to say Nelson needed a break.

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  10. Utah man charged with killing girlfriend's 19-month-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A Utah man killed his then-girlfriend's young daughter, whom doctors found he had abused before she died of a seizure, according to charging documents. Jake Don Jensen, 29, was charged with child abuse homicide, a first-degree felony, and child abuse, a second-degree felony, in the death of the 19-month-old girl, who lived with her mother and Jensen, according to the Deseret News .

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  11. How to get excommunicated from the Mormon churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints declined to reveal why James J. Hamula, who had been serving as a General Authority of the Seventy, was released from the community on Tuesday, though officials noted it was not due to "disillusionment or apostasy." The last leader to be excommunicated was George P. Lee, the first Native American to become a general authority with the church.

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  12. Mormon leader kicked out of church for first time in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A Mormon church leader was removed from his post and kicked out of the religion Tuesday for the first time in nearly three decades. James J. Hamula was released from a mid-level leadership council based on disciplinary action by the religion's highest leaders, said Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  13. Utah mayor goes undercover as homeless man: 'I didn't feel safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A Utah mayor witnessed ruthless fights and men shooting up drugs while secretly posing as homeless in March, to help decide where to open the Salt Lake City area's next shelter. "I didn't feel safe," Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said about his experience, which was kept under wraps until this week when he finally agreed to an interview.

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  14. Utah man attacks Long Island commuter in Times SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | New York Daily News

    A loaded tourist from Utah sucker-punched a Long Island commuter and kicked him in the right side of his face in Times Square, police said. Dane Westmoreland, 31, of Salt Lake City pounded the 53-year-old victim from Merrick at about 7:30 a.m. near 44th St. and Seventh Ave., cops said.

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  15. For Kyle Mooney, "Brigsby" shoot meant beers, buds and karaokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Summer 2016 was the best summer ever for "Brigsby Bear" star Kyle Mooney, who got to spend it with his longtime pal director Dave McCray. "We shot this last summer in Salt Lake City and it was all of my friends - Dave and the co-writer, Kevin , and my friend Beck who is on 'SNL,'" he told us at the film's Cinema Society premiere at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side.

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  16. Elizabeth Smart finally ready for a movie to tell her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Smart said Friday that she couldn't have done so immediately after her abduction from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 at age 14. She was rescued nine months later, and said Friday she was eager to "run away" from the experience. Even as an adult, Smart said it took time and serious discussion with producers for her to agree to work on Lifetime's "I Am Elizabeth Smart."

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  17. Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball wins Summer League MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The depth and quality of the 2017 NBA draft had teams tanking at the end of the regular season in hopes of vaulting into the top three picks. With the huge caveat being that it was only summer league action, those at the top of the draft made quite a first impression.

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  18. Building a more affordable cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | New York Daily News

    I'm old enough to separate my nostalgia for those days from the reality of how dangerous and uncertain they could be. Today, our streets are safer than ever.

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  19. Mets Triple-A prospect attacked by homeless man with a tire ironRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Logan Taylor, a relief pitcher with the Las Vegas 51s, suffered a concussion after being robbed and assaulted by a homeless man in Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon, just hours prior the 51s' scheduled game against the Salt Lake Bees, th e Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Taylor, 25, was reportedly walking down a street when he was approached by a homeless man carrying a tire iron and a sock full of rocks.

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  20. New York City Ballet stars Tiler Peck, Robert Fairchild splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers tell The Associated Press the couple is splitting: "We can confirm that Tiler and Robbie have decided to part ways. They wish nothing but the best for each other as they move forward into their next phases, personally and professionally."

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