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    Man booked for murder after burglary, shooting in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting at a Salt Lake City apartment early Friday morning, and another man is facing charges that include aggravated murder. According to authorities, an argument led to the shooting at an apartment near 1940 S. West Temple at about 5:30 a.m. “[There were] a lot of witnesses, a lot of people yelling. Three victims, so it was pretty chaotic,” said Lt. Mike Ross, Salt Lake […]

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    Police identify victim in fatal shooting in Magna

    MAGNA, Utah – An 18-year-old man is dead after he was shot in Magna overnight. UPD identified the deceased Friday night as 18-year-old Tristen Mogadam. Unified Police said they received several calls about a shooting just after 11 p.m. near 3231 S. Julia Ln. Officers found the man who was shot multiple times on the floor inside a home. Eight people were in the home during the shooting, according to police. Authorities rushed him to the hospital where he died. […]

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    Mark Zuckerberg’s lengthy Facebook letter reveals lofty goals

    By Meg Wagner A utopian future with few specifics Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg published a lengthy letter on Thursday detailing the social media platform’s plan to bring the world closer together — a lofty, idealistic manifesto that condemned fake news and partisan “filter bubbles” as contributors to growing isolationism. The nearly 6,000-word memo lays out the company’s new mission of promoting a “global community,” but is scarce on concrete details about how the company, valued in the billions, will accomplish […]

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    West High students killed in Salt Lake crash, others injured

    SALT LAKE CITY — Two people have died and two others were injured after a crash near 700 N. and 300 W. in Salt Lake City Thursday. Salt Lake Police confirmed the teens involved in the crash were seniors at West High School. All three teenagers involved in the accident were seniors at West High school. Our prayers are with the families of all involved… — SLC Police Dept. (@slcpd) February 16, 2017 “[A witness] observed a blue Chevy Impala along with […]

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    Fire destroys Wasatch Wing and Clay bird hunting club in Utah County

    CEDAR FORT, Utah – Fire destroyed the Wasatch Wing and Clay bird hunting club in Utah County overnight. Unified Fire officials said it took more than 30 firefighters about two hours to control the flames. Firefighters said there are no fire hydrants 10 miles west of Lehi so crews had to begin attacking the fire using the limited amount of water they had in their trucks. Then fire crews established portable water pools to feed the hoses and keep water on […]

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    Two mumps cases confirmed at Salt Lake County school

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – The Salt Lake County Health Department is investigating two confirmed cases of mumps and four probable cases in Salt Lake County. Officials said this mumps outbreak joins an unrelated measles outbreak in underscoring the importance of all community members being current on recommended vaccines. The MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine is widely available at your health care provider or local health department. For an immunization appointment, call 385-468-SHOT (7468). Information from the Salt Lake County Health […]

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    The results are in: Say goodbye to Monopoly’s thimble token

    Monopoly fans cast four million votes last month to decide which of the board game’s classic eight tokens should stay around — and which gets the ax. The results are in: Say goodbye to the thimble. This means that the thimble token — which has been around since 1935 — won’t be included in the next version of the classic Monopoly board game slated to hit stores this fall. The thimble’s fate is the result of an online vote Monopoly […]

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    Adorable photos of two sets of twins in one family go viral

    HOLYOKE, Mass. – One baby is cute. Two babies together, even cuter. Two sets of twins? Hard to beat that level of adorable. A Massachusetts couple is sharing photos of their two sets of twins and they are melting hearts all over the internet. Identical twins Gia and Gemma were born on January 26. Their big brother and sister, Nico and Siena, are fraternal twins and turn 3-years-old in April. Mom, Juliet Cannici, is a professional photographer and first posted the […]

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    Employees do extra work ahead of ‘Day Without Immigrants’ to keep Washington cafe open

    WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., restaurant owner Matt Carr says he couldn’t keep the Little Red Fox open without his immigrant kitchen staff, but he let them take Thursday off to be a part of the Day Without Immigrants strike. He has five immigrants working for him — they come from Venezuela and Guatemala — and three are participating in the protest. That could have been a real problem for the 3-year-old restaurant and coffee shop. “We’re a very small business […]

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    Judge orders mom to avoid getting pregnant

    NEW YORK — A mother struggling with drug addiction has been placed under a court order to avoid getting pregnant. The mother, a Rochester, New York, prostitute referred to as Brandy F. in court documents, had already been stripped of custody of her four children. She lost custody based on findings of child neglect. Judge Patricia Gallaher, a Monroe County family court judge, handed down the order requiring that she regain custody of her infant son before conceiving any other […]

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    Hero catches teen who fell 20 feet from mall escalator

    ST. LOUIS — An alert shopper is being called a hero after he caught a teen who fell from an escalator in Missouri earlier this month, according to KTVI. Surveillance video shows two teenagers playing near an escalator inside the South County Center on Feb. 4. The teens are shown grabbing the moving handrail and holding on until it lifts them off the ground. One of the teens held on for too long and was dangling 20 feet above the ground […]

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    Trump announces Alexander Acosta as labor secretary pick

    President Donald Trump announced Thursday his plan to nominate Alexander Acosta to be labor secretary, telling assembled reporters on Thursday that Acosta is going to be “a tremendous secretary of labor.” The nomination comes one day after Andy Puzder, Trump’s first pick to lead the department, withdrew his nomination. Trump said that Acosta “has been through Senate confirmation three times, confirmed.” The comment was an apparent reference to his administration’s struggle to get all of their nominees through the Senate. […]