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  1. Daycare Worker Broke Baby's Legs, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | Time

    Police say an unlicensed daycare worker in Utah broke a baby's legs when she slammed the child on a bathroom floor. Salt Lake City police say 66-year-old Elvira Ortega operated a day care at her home and was arrested after the child's parents brought him to a hospital on Feb. 23. Police say the child is less than a year old.


  2. What to Know About German Pair Skaters and Gold Medalists Aljona Savchenko and Bruno MassotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Time

    After appearing in no fewer than five different Winter Olympics , German pair skater Aljona Savchenko at last took home a gold in her event this week. It was an emotional moment for the Ukrainian-born Savchenko, now 34 - and for her partner, French-born Bruno Massot, who helped lift her to that long-elusive prize at the PyeongChang Games .


  3. Here's When the Olympics Will Return to the U.S. NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Time

    The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, may have left Americans a little hungry for the Games to return to the U.S. Fortunately, they won't have to wait long . Los Angeles will host the Summer Olympics in 2028, more than four decades after the city last hosted the Games in 1984.


  4. Climate Change Could Stop These 13 Cities From Hosting the Winter Olympics AgainRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | Time

    The 2018 Winter Olympics will bring thousands of athletes to the bitter cold of PyeongChang where temperatures could sink below zero degrees Fahrenheit when factoring in the wind chill factor. Global warming is challenging winter sports across the globe and scientists say the phenomenon could slim the number of potential Olympics hosts dramatically in the future.


  5. Utah House Investigating Claims That Lawmaker Resigned After Meeting ProstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Time

    The Utah House of Representatives was investigating Thursday whether a lawmaker who abruptly resigned used a state-issued cellphone and hotel room paid for with taxpayer money to arrange trysts with a prostitute. House Speaker Greg Hughes declined to comment on a report in British newspaper the Daily Mail that alleged former Republican Rep. Jon Stanard twice hired a prostitute in 2017.


  6. Hospital Groups Have an Idea That Could Make Generic Drugs CheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Time

    Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high prices: creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs. The plan, announced Thursday, follows years of shortages of generic injected medicines that are the workhorses of hospitals, along with some huge price increases for once-cheap generic drugs.


  7. Mormon Church Appoints 93-Year-Old Russell M. Nelson as Its New PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Time

    The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. The selection of Russell M. Nelson was announced during an address broadcast from Salt Lake City to Mormons around the world.


  8. A 4-Year-Old 'Bride' Was Sexually Abused by Polygamists, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Time

    Two Utah men who believe in polygamy and doomsday had sexually abused young girls after conducting secret marriages they thought were ordained by God, prosecutors said Friday. Each man believed they were married to two girls, ages 4 through 8, one of whom was related to them, prosecutor Kevin Daniels said.


  9. An Outbreak of Hepatitis A in Utah May Have Spread From San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Time

    Thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego, health officials said Wednesday. All three locations were linked to a Utah outbreak that began in August among Salt Lake City's homeless population and illicit drug users.


  10. 2,000 7-Eleven Customers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Time

    Up to 2,000 people may have been exposed to Hepatitis A after eating non-packaged food items or using the restroom at a 7-Eleven store in Utah, health officials said. The possible exposure affects customers who have consumed fresh fruit, self-serve drinks, any items from the hot foot case or used any restroom at the 7-Eleven at 2666 West 7800 South in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan, Utah, between Dec. 26, 2017 and Jan. 3, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department .


  11. Thomas S. Monson, the President of the Mormon Church, Has Died at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Time

    Thomas S. Monson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints, died on Jan. 2 at the age of 90, the Church announced. Monson, who was named the Church's 16th president in 2008, died at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah , the church-affiliated Deseret News reported.


  12. 'A Christmas Miracle.' 8-Year-Old Boy Survives Fall Through Ice of Frozen PondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Time

    Authorities say an 8-year-old Utah boy who was rescued after falling through the ice on a frozen pond on Christmas is awake and doing well. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday afternoon that the little boy, identified only by his first name Jason, is coherent and has been responding to questions from staff at a Salt Lake City hospital.


  13. Utah Deputy Broke Through a Frozen Pond to Save an Eight-Year-Old Boy on Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Time

    A Utah sheriff's deputy said Tuesday he was desperate and numb from the cold as he punched and stomped his way into a frozen pond on Christmas Day to pull out an 8-year-old boy who had fallen through the ice while chasing his dog. With cuts on his forearms, Washington County sheriff's Sgt.


  14. Self-Proclaimed Prophet Left Girls in Plastic Barrels in the Desert for 24 Hours, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Time

    A man described as a self-styled prophet was charged Wednesday with child abuse and kidnapping after two girls were found hidden in plastic water barrels near what authorities called a makeshift compound in the southern Utah desert. Samuel Shaffer, 34, led an upstart group with beliefs in doomsday and polygamy, police said.


  15. Sen. Orrin Hatch Slams Steve Bannon Over Remarks on MormonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Time

    In a statement, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said he resents the former Trump adviser's argument at a campaign rally in Alabama that Romney avoided service in Vietnam by "hiding behind" his religion as a Mormon missionary during the Vietnam War. "I also resent anyone attacking any persons religious views, but particularly our own Christian LDS faith and the selfless service of missionary work," Hatch said.


  16. Environmentalists Are Suing to Block President Trump's Utah Monument CutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Time

    Environmental groups are suing to block President Donald Trump's decision to scale back a national monument in Utah just hours after the decision was announced. The lawsuit filed Monday by Earthjustice on behalf of several groups challenges the reduction of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, which has been a source of Republican frustration since it was created by Bill Clinton in 1996.


  17. 'Rape Is the Same Across the Board.' Elizabeth Smart Says Her...Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Time

    Elizabeth Smart , who was abducted at age 14 and repeatedly raped by a man who held her captive, said the brutality she endured is "not so different" than what dozens of women say they have experienced in Hollywood. In an interview about I Am Elizabeth Smart , a new television movie on her life, Smart compared her kidnapping conditions to the sexual harassment and assault claims many women have recently made against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and other men in positions of power in the film and television industry.


  18. Private Prisons Lock Up Thousands Of Americans With Almost No OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Time

    Eisen is Senior Counsel in the Brennan Center's Justice Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and author of America's for-profit prison industry controls 126,000 Americans' lives. It's a $5 billion sector - one that encompasses the operation of 65% of the nation's immigration detention beds.


  19. A Nurse in Utah Just Won a Half Million-Dollar Settlement Over Her Forceful ArrestRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | Time

    A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000. Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move nearly two months after they released police body-camera video showing Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing Wubbels.


  20. One Dead in University of Utah Shooting as Police Search for GunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Time

    People on campus remained on lockdown hours later. Salt Lake City police posted on Twitter officers are searching nearby Red Butte Canyon for 24-year-old Austin Boutain, who is suspected in the shooting.


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