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Avondale, Ariz. • A big gamble in the desert heat ended a long victory drought for Ryan Newman. When just about everybody else decided to take a tire-changing pit stop in the final few laps on Sunday, Newman figured he’d …

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  • North Korea says 6 died in mining accident
    Seoul, South Korea • Six people died when the roof of a mine in North Korea collapsed in January, the North’s state media reported Monday, in a rare a...
    Updated Mar 20 2017 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Bus runs into crowd in Haiti, killing at least 34 people
    Port-au-Prince, Haiti • A bus plowed into people taking part in an early morning street festival in Haiti on Sunday, killing at least 34 people and in...
    Updated Mar 12 2017 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City police identify woman struck, killed by freight train
    Salt Lake City police have identified a woman who was hit and killed by a Union Pacific freight train on Sunday afternoon. Genevieve Blackwater, 54, w...
    Updated Mar 06 2017 08:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kurt Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) NASCAR: Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500
    Daytona Beach, Fla. • Decked in Monster gear, chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models, Kurt Busch celebrated...
    Updated Feb 26 2017 09:50 pm   |     |   Share

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  • Police stand next to a pickup truck that slammed into a crowd and other vehicles, causing multiple injuries, coming to a stop against a dump truck, during the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt
    New Orleans • A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade i...
    Updated Feb 26 2017 10:31 am   |     |   Share
  • Idaho couple dies in multi-vehicle crash on icy U.S. 91 in Utah
    A five-vehicle crash on icy U.S. 91 in Hyde Park killed an Idaho couple and injured several other people. North Park police dispatchers confirmed the ...
    Updated Feb 23 2017 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol A Clarkston man died when his car slid on icy I-15 and collided with a semi-trailer rig on Thursday. Clarkston man dies when his car slides on ice and into path of semi on I-15
    A storm that left northern Utah roads snowpacked and icy early Thursday was likely to blame for a fatal car-semi trailer rig crash on Interstate 15 in...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Want fewer accidents? Fine the texters
    I have been following the new legal, blood-alcohol content legislation, suggesting that we in Utah should go from .08 down to .05 percent. We need not...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Justin Fontaine (33) flips as he crashes with Codie Rohrbaugh, center, and Bobby Gerhart (5) during an ARCA auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) Auto racing: Austin Theriault wins accident-ended ARCA race at Daytona
    Daytona Beach, Fla. • Austin Theriault won the season-opening ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, getting the victory after a har...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man dead after crash in Echo Canyon
    A man has died after a crash on Interstate 80 in Echo Canyon near Echo Reservoir. A pickup truck clipped the back of a semitrailer, said Utah Highway ...
    Updated Feb 14 2017 06:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Feb. 9, 2016, a car involved in an accident sits in the road Virginia. The Consumer Federation of America says it found premium hikes in some cases reaching $400. It looked at premium quotes in 10 cities from five of the nation’s largest auto insurers and found that Progressive aggressively used a not-at-fault penalty, surcharging drivers in eight of the ten cities.  (AP Photo/Jennifer C. Kerr) Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes
    Most drivers don’t expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn’t their fault. But a consumer group says i...
    Updated Feb 13 2017 03:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah semi driver involved in accident that killed second trucker
    A Utah truck driver was involved in an east-central Idaho accident that claimed the life of another semi-trailer rig operator. The Idaho State Patrol ...
    Updated Feb 10 2017 08:20 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol  One man died and another was seriously injured in this pickup truck rollover crash in Iron County on Tuesday. One dead, one injured in Iron County rollover
    One man is dead and another injured after a pickup truck rolled of State Road 56 in Iron County. The Utah Highway Patrol said the single-vehicle accid...
    Updated Feb 03 2017 12:41 am   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy  Dash camera video from the North Salt Lake Police Department shows a FrontRunner train tearing through a FedEx truck on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. UTA employee fired over FrontRunner-FedEx truck crash
    Utah Transit Authority has fired an employee after determining he improperly raised crossing gates at a North Salt Lake rail intersection, causing a F...
    Updated Jan 31 2017 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Baseball: MLB tries to keep young Dominicans from dying behind the wheel
    On Monday morning, Johnny DiPuglia stood before a group of young Dominican ballplayers about to head to Florida, and delivered the talk he had given c...
    Updated Jan 24 2017 04:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • 23 killed and 50 injured as train derails in India
    Hyderabad, India • At least 23 people were killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India, railway officials said Sun...
    Updated Jan 21 2017 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of UDOT A semi truck trying to pass a snowplow collided with it and sent it over a 300-foot embankment in Spanish Fork Canyon last week. Another semi clipped a snowplow in the canyon on Thursday. Video: Semi hits Utah snowplow, sends it over 300-foot embankment
    A video shows a semitruck sideswiping a snowplow in Spanish Fork Canyon, forcing it across oncoming traffic and over a 300-foot embankment. State high...
    Updated Jan 19 2017 09:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Space-X’s Falcon 9 rocket with 10 satellites  launches at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.  The two-stage rocket lifted off  to place 10 satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications Inc.  About nine minutes later, the first stage returned to Earth and landed successfully on a barge in the Pacific Ocean south of Vandenberg.  (Matt Hartman via AP) SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida
    LOS ANGELES • A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company’...
    Updated Jan 14 2017 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Suit filed over boy’s toes amputated by escalator
    Trenton, N.J. • A New Jersey family whose son got his foot stuck in a mall escalator and had to have his toes amputated has filed a lawsuit. Celestino...
    Updated Jan 11 2017 09:21 am   |     |   Share
  • California man charged with leaving scene of fatal Utah crash
    Charges have been filed against a California man who allegedly struck and killed a motorcyclist in Taylorsville more than a year ago, and then fled Ut...
    Updated Jan 07 2017 09:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man dies after Washington County industrial accident
    A man is dead after an industrial accident in LaVerkin on Tuesday. The man — a public works employee for Hurricane — was marking the location of water...
    Updated Jan 03 2017 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Skier who died after hitting tree at Snowbasin identified
    A skier who died at Snowbasin Resort on Saturday from a traumatic injury has been identified as 24-year-old Ryan Roberts, of Ogden. Roberts, who was w...
    Updated Jan 03 2017 07:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo)   A snowboarder hucks into the air at Snowbasin Ski Resort in this file photo. Skier dies after apparent crash at Utah’s Snowbasin Resort
    A skier died at Snowbasin Resort on Saturday afternoon after he apparently collided with a tree. Ski patrol members came across the man’s body about ...
    Updated Dec 31 2016 07:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This June 4, 2016, file aerial photo, provided by the Washington State Department of Ecology, shows scattered and burned oil tank cars after a train derailed and burned near Mosier, Ore. The nation’s largest railroad has agreed to more thorough inspections and maintenance improvements after the fiery oil train derailment in Oregon and the discovery of more than 800 potential safety violations across its sprawling network. (Washington State Dept. of Ecology via AP, file) Railroad in fiery derailment agrees to changes
    Billings, Mont. • The nation’s largest freight railroad has agreed to more thorough inspections and maintenance improvements after a fiery oil train d...
    Updated Dec 23 2016 08:36 am   |     |   Share