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Miami • Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out. Fernandez’s heroic backstory made his …

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  • 2 miners killed, 1 injured during Polish copper mine cave-in
    Warsaw, Poland • Two miners have been killed and another seriously injured during a cave-in at a copper and silver mine in southwestern Poland, a spok...
    Updated Sep 24 2016 11:24 am   |     |   Share
  • SLCPD investigating deadly auto-pedestrian accident
    A man reportedly crossing against the light was fatally hit Wednesday night by an SUV in Salt Lake City. The incident occurred about 9 p.m. when the m...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nevada man dies in southwestern Utah I-15 motorcycle crash
    The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a Nevada man who died in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon on Interstate 15 in southwestern Utah. Troopers...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Delta pilots faulted in 2015 LaGuardia crash
    A Delta Air Lines plane slid off a snow-covered runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York last year because the pilots used the wrong technique for slow...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share

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  • Girl killed in utility-vehicle accident in Cache County is identified
    A 10-year-old girl killed in a Sunday afternoon UTV accident in Cache County was identified by police on Monday as Savanna Kay Petersen. Petersen was ...
    Updated Sep 15 2016 06:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • 10-year-old killed in utility vehicle accident in Cache County
    A 10-year-old girl who was a passenger in a Polaris Ranger UTV died Sunday from injuries she suffered when the vehicle struck a large trash dumpster, ...
    Updated Sep 11 2016 10:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • W. Jordan police say 2-year-old boy died in daycare suffocation accident
    Police say it appears the suffocation death of a 2-year-old boy at the West Jordan Child Center on Thursday was a tragic accident. A review of video c...
    Updated Sep 12 2016 01:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • Layton man dies in Deer Valley mountain biking accident
    Funeral services are planned Saturday for a Layton man who died in a mountain biking accident at the Deer Valley Resort. Richard Benjamin Schmutz, 41,...
    Updated Sep 08 2016 11:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, passengers in an inflatable raft move away from an Airbus 320 US Airways aircraft that has gone down in the Hudson River in New York. Accident investigators say they object to their portrayal in a new movie based on the “Miracle on the Hudson” river ditching of airliner seven years ago after striking geese. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) Real-life investigators object to portrayal in ‘Sully’ movie
    Washington • The world knows Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger as the pilot who managed to land an airliner full of people in the Hudson River without the ...
    Updated Sep 08 2016 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    A jeep, stuck in the ’Escalator’ on the Hell’s Revenge 4x4 Trail, as thousands of Jeeps descended on the trails surrounding Moab for the annual Easter Jeep Safari, Friday April 10, 2009. Two Arizona women die in Moab ATV accident
    Two Arizona women died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Moab on Friday. Destiny Dixon, 28, of Prescott, Ariz., and Debbie Swann, 51, of Apache Ju...
    Updated Sep 04 2016 02:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Wide Receiver Tim Patrick cools down with the rest of the team during the last few days of fall camp on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Kragthorpe: Five Utahns you should root for this college football season
    These wishes for perfect seasons are mathematically impossible, because somebody must lose every in-state game. They’re also emotionally unreasonable,...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 07:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Texas jury deciding if GM switch caused crash
    Houston • A Texas jury on Thursday found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and inj...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 05:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady takes questions from members of the media during a news conference before a scheduled NFL football training camp practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. Brady says he’s ready to play after a ’silly accident’ cut his right thumb with a pair of scissors before the Patriots preseason game against the Bears last week. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) NFL: Brady ready after ‘silly accident’ with scissors cuts thumb
    Foxborough, Mass. • Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a “silly accident” before the Patriots’ preseason game a...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Former West Jordan Mayor Dennis Randall takes the podium to call for the resignation of Councilman Jeff Haaga during a council meeting on Wednesday. Haaga was not present at the meeting. Haaga was recorded July 19 on police body camera video in which he appeared to be drunk. Officers cited him for hit-and-run after witnesses said he drove away from a local bar after hitting a car in the parking lot earlier that evening. Bid to censure West Jordan city councilman falls short
    West Jordan • City leaders tried but failed Wednesday to censure Councilman Jeff Haaga for violating his oath of office by seeming to claim to be abov...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Injured woman found in pickup that went down into wash
    A dump-truck driver spotted a pickup in a wash with an injured woman inside on Saturday in Kane County, a Utah Highway Patrol spokesman said. Trooper ...
    Updated Aug 07 2016 09:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) NASCAR: Denny Hamlin prevails at Watkins Glen for first road-course win
    Watkins Glen, N.Y. • Denny Hamlin wasn’t about to get shoved aside again. Ignoring intense back pain, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash to the check...
    Updated Aug 07 2016 08:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jeff Haaga. Editorial: West Jordan City Council member should resign after trying to hide behind his office
    It appears that Jeff Haaga, a member of the West Jordan City Council, has taken the concept of white privilege and blown it up beyond all recognition....
    Updated Aug 02 2016 05:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boy in serious condition after ATV accident in South Jordan
    A 15-year-old boy was flown to a hospital in serious condition Saturday after being thrown from an ATV in a South Jordan field. At about 10:50 a.m., t...
    Updated Jul 30 2016 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Colorado man dies in I-70 crash east of Green River
    A Colorado man died from injuries sustained in a collision Wednesday night on Interstate 70, about 35 miles east of Green River. The Utah Highway Patr...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 08:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police: Off-duty NYPD officer’s SUV strikes pedestrians, 1 dead
    New York • One man was killed and three other pedestrians were injured early Saturday when an off-duty police officer’s SUV struck them in a trendy ne...
    Updated Jul 16 2016 02:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Brad Keselowski stands on his car in Victory Lane after his win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Sparta, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) NASCAR: Keselowski wins for third time at Kentucky Speedway
    Sparta, Ky. • Brad Keselowski became the first three-time winner at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night, overtaking Kevin Harvick on lap 201 and holdi...
    Updated Jul 09 2016 10:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jamie McMurray, top left, Greg Biffle (16), Jimmie Johnson (48), Martin Truex Jr. (78), Danica Patrick (10) Ryan Newman (31), Chris Buescher (34), Paul Menard (27) and others wreck during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 2, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Dow Graham) Auto racing: Brad Keselowski finally earns 1st Daytona victory
    Daytona Beach, Fla. • Brad Keselowski has finally won at Daytona International Speedway, a track that had eluded him despite strong success in restric...
    Updated Jul 02 2016 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • This undated photo provided by Miles Mason shows Mason, left, with friend, Brad Treat, a victim of fatal grizzly bear mauling in Montana’s Flathead National Forest outside Glacier National Park, as they pose for a photo during Treat’s wedding in West Glacier, Mont. Treat, 38, was knocked off his bike Wednesday, June 29, 2016, after he and another rider apparently surprised the bear, a grizzly, according to initial and still-unconfirmed accounts, in the Flathead National Forest, authorities said. (Courtesy of Miles Mason via AP) Officials blame collision for mountain biker killed by bear
    HELENA, Mont. • Montana wildlife officials say a 38-year-old mountain biker who was killed by a bear riding just outside Glacier National Park likely ...
    Updated Jul 02 2016 04:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • (In this image from video, Frank Baressi speaks during an interview with The Associated Press)   at his home in Palm Harbor, Fla. Thursday, June 30, 2016. Baressi, 62, was the driver of the truck that was hit by a Tesla that Joshua D. Brown, of Canton, Ohio, was operating in self-driving mode, and who was killed in the May 7 accident in Williston, Fla. Baressi said the driver was ’playing Harry Potter on the TV screen” at the time of the crash and driving so quickly that “he went so fast through my trailer I didn’t see him.” (AP Photo/Tamara Lush) Tesla crash could hurt driverless car support
    Detroit • It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared. The death of a driver who was using Tesla Motors’ semi-autonomous mode ...
    Updated Jul 01 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share