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1 year 8 months ago

Sickening fog settles over Salt Lake City area

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A group of Utah doctors is declaring a health emergency over the Salt Lake City area's lingering air pollution problem. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment planned to deliver a petition Wednesday demanding immediate action by elected officials. The group wants Gov. Gary Herbert and...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Utah inmates sick after drinking in prison

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah health officials are investigating a suspected botulism outbreak in 12 inmates who may have contracted the disease after drinking alcohol homebrewed inside a prison cell. Salt Lake Valley Health Department spokesman Nicholas Rupp says eight men were hospitalized, three of which are in critical...

3 years 6 months ago

Mormon church's spring conference continues

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Faithful Mormons will gather to hear words of inspiration from their leaders Sunday, the second day of their church's semiannual general conference. The two-day conference draws more than 100,000 to the four-block downtown Salt Lake City campus of The Church of Jesus Christ of...

4 years 3 months ago

Airline passengers restrain unruly flyer

An unruly passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City forced the pilots to make an unscheduled landing in Denver. Southwest Airlines spokesman Chris Mainz said the pilots aboard Flight 3655 declared an emergency Monday night and landed at Denver International Airport. Other passengers...

4 years 4 months ago

Sisters find $18,000, return it to owner

Two sisters found nearly $18,000 in an abandoned duffel bag outside a store and notified police. Michelle Pientka, 21, and her 16-year-old sister Jessica say they found the bag at a store parking lot Tuesday night. They took it home but didn't look inside until the next morning, when...

4 years 4 months ago

Gary Coleman on life support, unconscious

The family of former child television star Gary Coleman says he is on life support and unconscious after suffering an intracranial hemorrhage at his home. Coleman suffered the hemorrhage Wednesday evening at his Santaquin home, 55 miles south of Salt Lake City. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on Friday...

4 years 5 months ago

U2's Bono has emergency surgery

The manager of U2 says that frontman Bono has undergone emergency back surgery in a Munich hospital after he was injured while preparing for the group's tour. It's unclear if the band's June 12 concert date in Denver will go on as scheduled. The 50 year old, whose real...

4 years 8 months ago

Denver flight halted by threat

A United airlines flight from Denver to San Francisco has been diverted to Salt Lake City because of a bomb threat. Salt Lake City Superintendent of Airport Operations Dave Korzep says the FBI and airport police are on scene searching the plane. Korzep says the 193 passengers and...

4 years 9 months ago

Study sees parking lot dust as a cancer risk

Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows. The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product...

2 years 4 months ago

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