Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and... Read more »

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Uintah County homicide victim always willing to help others, witnesses testify

One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance on April 21, 2013,... Read more »

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Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed... Read more »

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Twitter tries to block images of James Foley killing

Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his... Read more »

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Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of... Read more »

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36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said. Read more »

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Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

Security forces blocked off a seaside slum in Liberia's capital Wednesday, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola, unnerving residents and reportedly sparking a protest. Read more »

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Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to... Read more »

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Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees return

A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned. Read more »

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Facebook makes the most obvious move ever — labeling the Onion as satire

Facebook shocked the world this week by doing the most obvious thing ever: Labeling satire as satire. Read more »

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Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24... Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

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Poll: Majority of Utahns in favor of nondiscrimination laws

A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference. Read more »

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Man crashes minivan into flagpole outside Uintah County Library

Vernal police are trying to determine what caused a man to drive onto the plaza in front of the Uintah County Library and crash into a flagpole Tuesday. Read more »

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Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home

The remains of at least 15 Malaysians killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine will be returned to their home country this week, the first Malaysian victims of the disaster to be flown... Read more »

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

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Bomb threat pushes back first day of school at Westlake High

Classes were canceled at Westlake High School on Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police. Read more »

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Couples oppose state request for more time to appeal gay marriage recognition ruling

Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

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Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Outdoor Retailers Summer Market offers array of cooking gear

Here are some of the outdoor cooking gadgets and accesories that caught our eye from the recent Outdoor Retailers Summer Market that was recently in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

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Colleges add luxury touches to new football stadiums

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in... Read more »

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