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Police union blasts handling of Salt Lake nurse arrest probe

Nurse Arrested Video

Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into...

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Patient at center of Utah nurse's high-profile arrest dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a hospital patient at the center of a disputed blood draw that led to a Utah nurse’s high-profile arrest has died. University of Utah Health spokeswoman Suzanne Winchester confirms William Gray, a semi-truck driver and reserve police officer in Idaho, died late...


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Crash victim whose blood Salt Lake nurse refused to draw has died, police say

Nurse Arrested Video

Bill Gray, an Idaho truck driver and reserve police officer, died from injuries he suffered in a crash near Wellsville. While he was unconscious, a Salt Lake City nurse was arrested after refusing to draw his blood for a Salt Lake City police officer.


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Police union blasts handling of Utah nurse arrest probe

Nurse Arrested Video

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into pariahs after body-camera footage got widespread attention online, a Utah police union said Monday. The Salt Lake Police Association said in a letter to the mayor and police chief that...


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Forgotten man: Derrick Favors ready to bounce back with Jazz

Media Day Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors knows he’s been the forgotten man in the Utah Jazz’s grand scheme. “I’m pretty much used to it,” Favors said. “The whole time I’ve been here has been like that. It seems like everybody seems to forget about me all the time. That’s what people kind of forget, I...


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Police union blasts handling of Salt Lake nurse arrest probe

Nurse Arrested Video

Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into pariahs after body-camera footage got widespread attention online, a Utah police union said Monday.


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Olympic athletes have slim odds to make anthem statements

US Athletes-Protest

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Should an American Olympian be at the center of attention for the playing of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Pyeongchang Games next year, it would be for only one reason: He or she just won a gold medal. While NFL players have 16 or more chances to kneel, link arms or...


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While USOC waits on doping probes, others in US want action

USOC-Doping

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia’s ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of doping investigations that will determine the country’s status. “This has...


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1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Garden City trailer park

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Authorities say two people were recovering Monday from a shooting that left a third person dead after a reportedly suicidal man started firing into homes in a lakeside town.


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Salt Lake light rail back on schedule after weekend woes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say TRAX light rail service in Salt Lake City is back on schedule after crews worked through the night to repair electrical problems. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xATMhW ) Utah Transit Authority spokesman Mark Bowman says all of the system’s Salt...


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USOC says there's interest in hosting Winter Olympics

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee say they are interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030. At a news conference Monday, CEO Scott Blackmun said Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno, Nevada, are among the cities that might be considered. Blackmun said the...


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