(Salt Lake City, UT) -- A different kind of police chase is now over in Utah. Salt Lake City police received reports of a one-year-old cougar roaming the area of Foothill Drive and Kensington Avenue yesterday afternoon. After an hours-long search, the big cat was captured. A wildlife spokesman says he is being released to an undisclosed location today.
>>Short Barricade Situation At Local Business
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- One man is in custody after a barricade situation at a Salt Lake City business. Police responded to a train stop near 200 South and 600 West last night. KSL.com reports a man fled after spotting authorities and locked himself inside a bathroom at a nearby club. The man was arrested an hour later and is facing several charges.
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>>Man Breaks Into Home And Attacks Woman
(Orem, UT) -- An Orem man is accused of breaking into a woman's home and sexually assaulting her. Armando Ramos-Hernandez is facing kidnapping, forcible sodomy and terrorism threat charges for the attack last night. Police say Ramos-Hernandez allegedly held the victim down and performed sex acts on her. Several neighbors accused Hernandez of trying to break into their homes as well.
>>Utah Hosting U.S. Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is kicking-off in Utah. Nearly seven-thousand people are gathering in downtown Salt Lake City today and tomorrow to participate in seminars. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is speaking this afternoon and Julian Castro, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is leading a discussion tomorrow.
>>By-Mail Voting Proposed In Holladay
(Holladay, UT) -- Holladay Mayor Robert Dahle is proposing mail-in ballots. The move comes after an increase in voter turnout in seven other counties in Utah. Residents, especially in rural areas, would benefit from not having to locate polling places to cast a ballot. Some people complain the new method would lead to a loss of sense of community.