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  1. Five face federal charges over ride through protec...Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | WHTC

    Federal prosecutors in Utah filed criminal charges on Wednesday against five men who allegedly organized and led an all-terrain vehicle protest ride into a red-rock desert canyon closed to motorized use by federal land managers. About 300 protesters participated in the May ride through Recapture Canyon, where officials are trying to protect numerous Native American archaeological sites including ancient rock art, dwellings and other artifacts.


  2. Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controv...Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | WHTC

    A private autopsy has found a 22-year-old black man shot dead by police in Utah was fired at from behind six times, said a lawyer for the man's family. Authorities say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. 1 comment

  3. Utah woman critical after drinking restaurant's ta...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | WHTC

    A Utah woman was in critical condition in hospital on Friday, five days after suffering burns to her mouth and esophagus from drinking sweet tea laced with a powerful lye-based cleaning solvent at a local restaurant.


  4. Utah woman denied rescue after dog tussles with mo...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | WHTC

    Sheriff's deputies in Utah said on Wednesday they could not help a woman whose dog was injured in a tussle with a mountain goat because their policy is to rescue only humans, adding the pet was off its leash and attacked the wild animal.


  5. Popular, snakelike 'Cobra' rock formation beheaded...Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | WHTC

    A red rock pinnacle popular with climbers and named for its snakelike shape has been beheaded in the Utah desert, federal land managers said on Tuesday.


  6. Residents evacuated after mudslide topples Utah homeRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | WHTC

    A mudslide toppled one home in Utah on Tuesday and forced the evacuation of 20 others and a tennis club below a hillside that city officials said had already shown signs of stress.


  7. Round-up of wild horses gets under way in UtahRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | WHTC

    Federal land managers began rounding up wild horses on public land in central Utah on Monday as part of efforts to cut herd numbers and placate ranchers who say the animals destroy range land vital for cattle grazing.


  8. Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar ...Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | WHTC

    Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist group said.


  9. Colorado issues kidnap alert for woman who claimed...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | WHTC

    Officials in Colorado issued a child-abduction alert late on Thursday for a 5-month-old girl they said was kidnapped in Oklahoma by a woman described as claiming to have had a vision of the infant dying within two days.


  10. Man dies after jumping into bonfire at Utah festivalRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | WHTC

    Police in Utah are investigating after a man killed himself by jumping into a 30-foot bonfire during an arts and culture festival on the weekend in the desert west of Salt Lake City, local media reported.


  11. Utah car thief returns minivan after finding toddl...Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | WHTC

    A would-be car thief surrendered to Utah authorities after realizing the family minivan she sped off in was carrying precious human cargo, a 3-year old girl, Salt Lake City police said on Monday.


  12. Utah teen admits stabbing two younger brothers to ...Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | WHTC

    A 16-year-old Utah boy pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murdering his two younger brothers by stabbing them to death at the family's home, prosecutors said, and will serve a term of 15 years to life in prison.


  13. Arizona attorney general asks judge to disband pol...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | WHTC

    Arizona's attorney general has asked a federal judge to disband the police department for twin Utah-Arizona border towns that are dominated by the polygamous church of jailed sect leader Warren Jeffs, according to court papers.


  14. Temporary reprieve for Mormon activist facing disc...Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | WHTC

    A prominent Mormon activist threatened with disciplinary action and possible excommunication for questioning church doctrine said on Monday he had received a temporary reprieve and that it seems church leaders want to "de-escalate" the dispute.


  15. Three children injured after parade cannon malfunc...Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | WHTC

    Three children were injured at a parade in Utah when a spark from a cannon being used by a Civil War re-enactment group caused a bag of black gunpowder to explode, police said on Monday.


  16. Utah's 'mountain man' survivalist sentenced to pri...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | WHTC

    A Utah survivalist known as the "mountain man" who evaded police for nearly six years while looting remote cabins for weapons and supplies was sentenced on Monday to more than 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple state and federal charges.


  17. Republican star Mia Love gets second chance to mak...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | WHTC

    Utah's Mia Love, a Republican darling who could become the first conservative black woman elected to U.S. Congress, is getting a second, and likely better, chance to make history after narrowly losing to a popular incumbent Democrat in 2012.


  18. Dodgers release minor league player who bit off pa...Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 | WHTC

    The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday released a minor league player who was involved in a dugout fight and bit off part of a high-profile Cuban-born teammate's ear, the team said.


  19. Small plane with French tourists crashes in Arizon...Read the original story

    May 11, 2014 | WHTC

    A small plane carrying a group of French tourists crashed in Arizona on Saturday, killing one person and injuring at least four, one critically, local television reported.


  20. Federal land worker threatened in Utah as conflict...Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | WHTC

    A pair of motorists in a pick-up truck brandished a firearm and flashed a threatening sign at a federal land management agent in Utah, officials said on Thursday, about a month after a widely-publicized armed standoff with a rancher.


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