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Death row inmate in cabin killings dealt setback on appeal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt a setback to a Utah death row inmate who saw his conviction overturned in a string of violence at a remote cabin. Even if Von Lester Taylor did not fire the fatal shots in a 1990 triple shooting and kidnapping case, he cannot be considered innocent because Utah law makes accomplices as guilty as perpetrators, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
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Police officer recounts road-rage horror in Centerville

SALT LAKE CITY — In a blink of an eye, a 2 1/2 ton pickup rammed into a man and rolled over him, crushing him. Two lives, two families forever changed. Road rage. That near-collision between a Ford F-150 pickup and a Mitsubishi Lancer at the exit of a Walmart store in Centerville ignited a road-rage tragedy. And all of it happened before the eyes of the truck driver’s daughters.
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Utah Dept. of Health announces highest daily COVID case count since February 10

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Health announced 1,215 new COVID-19 cases today. That is the highest daily case count in the state since February 10. “It’s certainly a disturbing trend,” said Intermountain Healthcare Dr. Eddie Stenehjem in a press conference. “Essentially everybody should be wearing a mask indoors.” Stenehjem, an infectious […]
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DWR will remove barbed wire fence near McPolin Farm

PARK CITY, Utah — On August 7, the Division of Wildlife Resources will remove a large section of barbed wire fence along the McPolin Farm open space that runs beside SR-224. “Crews will be using trucks and all-terrain vehicles to haul the fence posts and wire material away from the site,” a Park City government […]
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Flash flood watch in place for portions of southwestern Utah

SOUTHERN UTAH, July 30, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A flash flood watch is in place for portions of southwestern Utah Friday. “Southwestern Utah will be the focus today for elevated flash flood risk,” said a tweet from the National Weather Service Salt Lake City. “Several rounds of thunderstorm possible across southwest Utah today, all will be capable of heavy rain and localized flash flooding.”