Md. police bury unclaimed infant

ST. GEORGE, Md., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Police in St. George, Md., named and then buried a baby girl who died shortly after being found alive in a trash bag.

Prop-gun blamed in Utah student's death

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A 15-year-old student was killed in St. George, Utah, after a prop pistol being used in a stage production discharged, police say.

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Police look for witnesses of nude hiker

SEDONA, Ariz., May 8 (UPI) -- Arizona police said they are on the lookout for witnesses who may have spotted a nude man hiking on a nature trail.

Texas Rangers interview Utah man

EL DORADO, Texas, April 13 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers traveled to Utah to interview the man named by a teenage girl who says she was forced into a "spiritual marriage."

Man survives bullet fired into his bed

CEDAR CITY, Utah, April 11 (UPI) -- A Utah man is safe after a bullet was fired into his home and through his bed by a neighbor who was working on his quick-draw skills, police said.

Wii helps soccer player's recovery

LONDON, March 10 (UPI) -- Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne has been playing computer games with his young son while getting back on his feet following a stint in rehab.

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Venomous snakes found in Australian bank

CARINGBAH, Australia, March 9 (UPI) -- An Australian bank branch in a town near Sydney closed its doors and called for a snake handler when at least two brown snakes were found inside.

Mortgage rates in Australia top 9 percent

SYDNEY, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Bank mortgage rates in Australia topped 9 percent Friday in the wake of a rate hike at Australia's Reserve Bank.

Aussie stocks down after volatile trading

SYDNEY, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A volatile day on the Australian share market saw stock indexes close down 1.7 percent across the board.

TWU demands anti-terror training

SYDNEY, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A major union at the Sydney Airport is calling for mandatory anti-terrorism training after a report by government officials identified a security threat.

Warren Jeffs' sentence questioned

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Lawyers for polygamist leader Warren Jeffs have filed a motion asking a St. George, Utah, judge to overturn a recent rape-as-an-accomplice conviction.

Mayor faces porn charge

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The mayor of a Missouri town has been charged with possession of child pornography.

Britain gives Annan knighthood

LONDON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has awarded an honorary knighthood to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

Court asked to unseal Jeffs statements

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A Utah judge has agreed to hear a request to unseal jailhouse statements made by Warren Jeffs, the leader of a polygamy sect.

Prosecution rests in polygamist's trial

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A Utah judge refused Tuesday to dismiss the rape charge against the leader of a polygamous sect after prosecutors rested their case.

Child bride testifies in polygamy trial

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A Utah woman testified she tried to kill herself on her wedding night after she was pushed into marrying her cousin by polygamous-church leader Warren Jeffs.

Big bra, knickers blamed for sewage flood

MIDDLETON ST. GEORGE, England, June 21 (UPI) -- A big brassiere and a pair of knickers are being blamed for a foul flood in the British village of Middleton St. George.

Pastor seeks to stop people from speeding

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 7 (UPI) -- A minister in Cedar City, Utah, has been fined after taking it upon himself to stop people from speeding through his neighborhood. "We appreciate citizens gettin' involved in stuff, but they can't take it to the extreme," said Cedar City Police Sgt. Jerry

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Wildcat no match for elderly Utah woman

CEDAR CITY, Utah, May 23 (UPI) -- A 75-year-old Utah woman recently became so frustrated with local animal control officials she caught a marauding wild cat by herself.

Huge cache of mining explosives missing

ST. GEORGE, Utah, March 10 (UPI) -- Authorities in the southwestern United States were on the lookout Saturday for a large cache of explosives that disappeared from an Arizona mine. St. George, Utah, police told The New York Times that dozens of 30-pound bags of ammonium nitrate were stolen

Trail conditions move Iditarod restart

WASILLA, Alaska, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have moved the restart away from Wasilla for the fifth straight year because of poor trail conditions.

Second genetic risk for Alzheimer's found

TORONTO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- People with a variant of a specific gene have a slightly elevated rise of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, Canadian and U.S. researchers said.
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