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  • Search on in Garfield County for missing elderly hunter October 9, 2015
    Garfield County sheriff’s dispatchers confirm a search was underway Friday morning for a missing, elderly hunter. The 88-year-old man reportedly went missing late Thursday in the mountains near the town of Antimony. No other information was immediately available. The Tribune will update this story as it develops. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims
  • Timeline of the Justin Miller scandal October 9, 2015
    Nov. 6, 2012 • Ben McAdams wins election as Salt Lake County mayor. Jan. 1, 2013 • Justin Miller, McAdams campaign manager, is hired as chief administrative officer in the mayor’s office. Aug. 1 • Miller’s job title changes to associate deputy mayor. March 28, 2014 • The Exoro Group receives a contract over two […]
  • Embattled Utah Democrat Justin Miller pleads guilty to fraud, gives up House seat October 9, 2015
    Democratic state Rep. Justin Miller pleaded guilty Friday to one count of communications fraud — stemming from allegations he embezzled money from Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams’ campaign — and has resigned his House seat. Charges were filed Friday morning and Miller, 35, pleaded guilty before 3rd District Judge Katie Bernards-Goodman. Miller was expected […]
  • Grant to help fund study on Kearns' needs October 9, 2015
    Improving the well-being of children in Kearns is the goal of a community-based initiative — the second in the country — that was launched earlier this week with help from a $150,000 grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The grant, which will be matched by Salt Lake County, will launch “Evidence2Success” to help local […]
  • Convict named Utah's county commissioner of the year October 9, 2015
    San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman is a federal convict, but now he is also Utah’s 2015 County Commissioner of the year. The Utah Association of Counties voted to give him the award at its recent fall convention, after Lyman was convicted in May of misdemeanor charges for organizing an illegal ATV ride into artifact-filled […]
  • Utah's Chaffetz: If Ryan runs for House speaker, I'll drop out October 9, 2015
    Washington • Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he will withdraw from the House speaker’s race if Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan reverses course and agrees to run for the top job. “I would not run again Paul Ryan,” Chaffetz told reporters early Friday. “If Paul Ryan runs, he’s clearly someone I would support. I would love it […]
  • Becker and Biskupski spar in Salt Lake City mayoral debate October 9, 2015
    Keep Salt Lake City’s momentum moving forward — or it’s time for change in the mayor’s office. Those dueling themes were rolled out in various ways Thursday as KUED hosted a debate between Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski. The debate aired Thursday night. Becker is seeking a rare third term. Biskupski served 12 […]
  • Utah Highway Patrol blitz will target express-lane violators October 9, 2015
    Utah Highway Patrol Officer Rod Elmer says it never takes long to find violators in the carpool lanes on Interstate 15. After all, state studies show that about 1 of every 5 cars there is breaking the law. He entered the freeway Thursday morning at the 400 South entrance in Salt Lake City, which is […]
  • Man indicted for allegedly pretending to be federal agent to get into Comic Con October 9, 2015
    A Layton man has been charged with allegedly pretending to be a federal agent in pursuit of a fugitive in order to get a VIP pass into Salt Lake Comic Con. A federal grand jury indicted the 29-year-old man Wednesday with impersonation of a federal officer and making a false statement to a federal agent. […]
  • Salt Lake City to hire 15 more police officers, thanks to a federal grant October 9, 2015
    The Salt Lake City Police Department is about to hire 15 new officers, thanks to a federal grant. The department announced the award of the almost $1.9 million grant, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Justice, on Thursday. The news comes as city officials have called for more cops in light of what some have […]

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  • Rain-swollen South Carolina rivers prompt new evacuations October 9, 2015
    Pleasant Hill, S.C. • A number of South Carolina residents near the coast are evacuating and others are piling up sandbags anew outside homes and businesses, bracing for more possible flooding even as the nation’s Homeland Security chief is set later Friday to tour areas hit hard by recent heavy rains. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh […]
  • Airman Spencer Stone, who helped stop French train attack, stabbed in California October 9, 2015
    Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, one of three Americans who helped stop an armed gunman aboard a Paris-bound train in August, was attacked early Thursday morning and stabbed, an Air Force spokesman said. Stone was transported to a local hospital, and is currently receiving treatment and in stable condition, said Lt. Col. Christopher Karns, an […]
  • US maritime schools feel connection to sunken cargo ship October 9, 2015
    Bourne, Mass. • The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive tanker […]
  • 1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex October 9, 2015
    Houston • One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting at a Texas Southern University student housing complex Friday, and the Houston campus has been placed on lockdown, university and police officials said. The shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. at University Courtyard Apartments. Houston Police tweeted early Friday afternoon that a possible […]
  • Pressure on Rep. Ryan to run for House speaker October 9, 2015
    Washington • The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s astonishing decision to abandon his campaign for the post. “I’ve talked with Paul Ryan. He’s talking to people. I think he’d make a great speaker,” […]
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University October 9, 2015
    Flagstaff, Ariz. • An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three others, authorities said. University police chief Gregory T. Fowler identified the shooter as 18-year-old Steven Jones and said he used a handgun in the shootings at about […]
  • ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer October 9, 2015
    Hurley, N.Y. • Call them “The Buzzing Dead.” Honeybees are being threatened by tiny flies that lead them to lurch and stagger around like zombies. The afflicted bees often make uncharacteristic night flights, sometimes buzzing around porch lights before dying. Well-documented on the West Coast, some zombie-bee cases also have been detected in eastern states […]
  • Islamic State group seizes villages north of Aleppo city October 9, 2015
    Beirut • Islamic State militants seized a string of villages from rival insurgents north of Aleppo city Friday, in a surprise attack that came despite intensive Russian airstrikes that Moscow insists are targeting the extremist group, activists said. Iranian state media reported that a senior commander in Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed by the […]
  • AP Exclusive: Saudi hajj disaster deadliest to ever strike October 9, 2015
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates • The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,453 people during the hajj, a new tally showed on Friday to make it the deadliest event to ever strike the annual pilgrimage. The Associated Press count is 684 higher than Saudi Arabia’s […]
  • Israel on high alert as violence spreads to Gaza border October 9, 2015
    Jerusalem • At least four attacks — three by Palestinians and one by an Israeli — as well as deadly clashes along the Gaza border threatened to escalate tensions throughout the country on Friday as Israel struggled to control spiraling violence. The rash of Palestinian attacks aimed at Israeli civilians and soldiers this week have […]

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