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  1. Man arrested in changing room voyeurism caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Police arrested a man Saturday after they say he held his phone under a dressing room door where a 12-year-old girl was changing in a Salt Lake store. Jorge Leon-Alfaro, 36, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of voyeurism against a child under the age of 14. "From all indications, it sounded like an attempt to film up into that dressing room from an adjacent one," said Salt Lake police detective Greg Wilking.

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  2. Power outage affecting 15K in Salt Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Over 15,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Kearns, West Jordan and Taylorsville are without power Sunday morning, the company says. Rocky Mountain Power officials said the outage was first reported about 7 a.m. They did not say what caused the outage, but are expecting power to be restored to all customers by noon.

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  3. How a Utah man went from juvenile court to military training with help from mentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Deseret News

    ... walked in, Symonette learned he'd be mentored by Ghaffari. Siavash "Siv" Ghaffari poses for a portrait at Salt Lake County Animal Services, where he often volunteers, in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Ten years ago, Ghaffari started ...

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  4. Utah Inland Port board subcommittees have been meeting behind closed doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KSL-TV

    ... and local levels to close subcommittee meetings, Miller pointed out. However, some entities, including Salt Lake County, have opened their subcommittees - a point made by inland port authority board member and Salt Lake County Councilman Michael ...

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  5. Federal complaints accuse Mia Love and Ben McAdams of taking illegal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announces his plans to run against two-term Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, for the stateA*s 4th Congressional District, Wednesday October 18, 2017. Utah Fourth District Congresswoman Mia Love meets with Salt Lake Tribune's editorial board Tuesday August 30, 2016.

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  6. Looking to adopt a pet? Check out Petapalooza on Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Deseret News

    Salt Lake County Animal Services' fifth annual Petapalooza, a pet adoption extravaganza, is set for Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1830 West.

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  7. Medical marijuana measure spurs religious freedom lawsuit in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Washington Times

    A ballot measure permitting medical marijuana within the state of Utah may go up in smoke pending a First Amendment lawsuit filed Wednesday in Salt Lake County Court. Led by a longtime marijuana legalization opponent and active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , Walter Plumb III , the litigation aims to stop Utah Lt.

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  8. 2 eateries closed in Salt Lake County this week due to health violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | KSL-TV

    Two Salt Lake County food establishments closed this week after health officials found violations that posed an imminent health hazard, reports show. The Salt Lake County Health Department averages about one establishment closure a week , according to spokesman Nicholas Rupp.

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  9. Love, McAdams refute allegations in dueling FEC complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Deseret News

    Campaign staffers for both Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Rep. Mia Love , R-Utah, rejected allegations that have been leveled at each of the District 4 congressional candidates in separate Federal Election Commission complaints. SALT LAKE CITY - A representative of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams' congressional campaign calls a recently filed Federal Elections Commission complaint against the District 4 Democratic congressional candidate "frivolous" and "absolutely without merit."

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  10. Political Cornflakes: First Lady Melania Trump remains a Rorschach...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... surgery since it goes against the Mormon teaching that gender is an "eternal identity." [ Trib ] -> Salt Lake County Republican Party Chairman Scott Miller accused Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams of receiving illegal campaign contributions in his ...

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  11. West Valley City says goodbye to a local heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | KSL-TV

    ... event though it was not required for her code enforcement job. She was hired by the city 10 years ago. The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office began screening charges on Thursday against Kevin Wayne Billings, 64, who is suspected of shooting ...

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  12. 3 kidnapped Utah teen and demanded ransom from mother, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Deseret News

    ... calls) that they would kill or do bodily harm to the victim if their demands were not met," according to Salt Lake County Jail reports. When police later rescued the boy, he told them "that he had been taken at gunpoint, and he believed if he did ...

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  13. Teen agrees to plea deal in violent assault of jogger, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | KSL-TV

    ... with the victim and her family, and she wants this case resolved," said Coral Sanchez-Rose, deputy Salt Lake County district attorney. In June, the woman testified that she stopped to help the boy on March 19 after he asked to use her phone, but he ...

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  14. 2nd quarter home sales down but prices push upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... along the Wasatch Front, according to Sloan. In June 2018 the median sales price of a home in Salt Lake County was $327,800 compared to $263,000 in Tooele County. The statewide median home sales price for June 2018 was $270,000, ranging from ...

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  15. 3 Utahns are dead after a hepatitis A outbreak spread from San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... groups that include homeless people, drug users and people recently incarcerated. Michelle Vowles with the Salt Lake County Health Department says a number of states have also experience recent outbreaks, including Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia ...

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  16. Democrats need a note from a doctor to replace a candidate, Utah...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    There likely won't be a Democratic candidate on the ballot in the Sandy area's Senate District 9 this year - and the reason why comes down to who's considered a "physician" under Utah code. A few days after Senate District 9 candidate Abigail Wright stepped aside on May 18, her physician assistant sent a letter to Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen that said a family health issue would "make it very difficult for Abigail to continue running for office."

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  17. Salt Lake County Republican chairman alleges Ben McAdams received...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party is alleging that Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is receiving illegal campaign contributions in his congressional campaign against GOP Rep. Mia Love. Scott Miller, the party chairman, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission last week saying two big contributors to McAdams - John and Kristi Cumming - are evading donation limits by purporting to contribute in the names of their teenage children.

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  18. 3 deaths reported in waning Utah hepatitis A outbreakRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 16 | My Mother Lode

    ... hard, and outbreaks have also been reported in West Virginia and Tennessee, said Michelle Vowles with the Salt Lake County Health Department. Michigan has also been dealing with a large outbreak of a different strain of hepatitis A. The prevalence ...

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  19. Families weigh in as lawmakers revisit gender-change billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | KSL-TV

    ... bill that sought to set the standards last year. Weiler said judges in some areas, and specifically in Salt Lake County, will grant almost any application, but in other districts, they will deny most any petition. "There's really no uniformity. A ...

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  20. 3 kidnapped Utah teen and demanded ransom from parents, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | KSL-TV

    Three Arizona residents have been arrested in Utah and accused of kidnapping a teenage boy and holding him hostage in a local hotel while demanding a ransom from his parents for his safe return. Juan Carlos Moreno Trinidad, 41, Issa Al-Sadoon, 26, and Nadia Avalos, 31, all of Phoenix, were arrested Tuesday by West Valley police for investigation of aggravated child kidnapping and theft by extortion, according to Salt Lake County Jail reports.

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