Aided by wide support from residents, activists, pastors and local leaders, and by thousands of police and National Guard reinforcements, an overnight curfew appeared to quell the unrest that had gripped this city earlier in the week.
— Sam Turnbull (@samturnbull4) April 29, 2015
Using the hashtag #OneBaltimore, civilians gathered at the intersection of North and Pennsylvania avenues, where a CVS pharmacy had been destroyed by fire in Monday’s mayhem.
Former Raven and Baltimore sports icon Ray Lewis has taken to his social-media accounts to make an impassioned plea urging city residents to “get off the streets” and stop the riots.
I’ve got a message for the rioters in Baltimore. #BaltimoreRiots
Posted by Ray Lewis on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
As many as six vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction crash at Bangerter and 9000 South. West Jordan police said a stolen truck slammed into another vehicle in the intersection. The truck’s driver then fled on foot.
Bishop John C. Wester of the Diocese of Salt Lake has been named archbishop of Santa Fe, the Vatican announced Monday.
After spending nearly three days stranded in the rubble of Kathmandu, seven travelers returned home to Utah from Nepal Monday. The seven, who were traveling through India and Nepal with an American tour group when the earthquake struck, are the first Utahns to return home after the quake.
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