In Utah, U.S., a Utah Utes fan is arrested after threatening to detonate a nuclear reactor on campus if the football team lost to San Diego State.
A dust storm causes a 20-vehicle pileup on Interstate 15 in the U.S. state of Utah, killing eight people and injuring several others, some of whom are in critical condition, according to a statement from the Utah Highway Patrol.
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson from Wisconsin tests positive for COVID-19, joining U.S. Senators Thom Tillis from North Carolina and Mike Lee from Utah as high-profile politicians infected with COVID-19 who attended recent events with President Donald Trump.
U.S. President Barack Obama declares the Bears Ears in Utah and Gold Butte area of Nevada as National Monuments. Both are known for the presence of Native American populations and archaeological sites.
The death of an elderly Utah woman with a Zika virus infection in late June is the first reported Zika-related death in the continental United States. The woman had traveled to an area where Zika is spreading. The exact cause of death has not been determined; the lady had an underlying medical condition.