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The Utah Attorney General's Office wants a federal judge to stop the Ute Indian Tribe from proceeding with a wrongful death lawsuit that has been filed in tribal court against nearly a dozen police officers.
Officers negotiated with an armed man for nearly 50 minutes Sunday, and then used a Taser and special "less-than-lethal" shotgun rounds to try to subdue him before a Roosevelt police officer shot and killed the...
Myton's former fire chief and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges that were filed after prosecutors said the couple used of public funds to buy fuel for their private vehicles.
A member of the Navajo Nation admitted in court Monday that he "acted recklessly with extreme disregard for human life" when he shot and killed a fellow tribal member in July 2011.
A 15-year-old girl died and three other teens were hurt Saturday in a crash on Pinnacle Canyon Road, according to the Carbon County Sheriff's Office.
Police shot and killed a man Sunday that they say was wiedling a handgun and acting erratically near the Uintah Basin Medical Center.
Federal prosecutors in Utah have asked a judge to dismiss their case against an Illinois man who was accused in March of fondling a child on a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City.
A Marine stationed in Maryland has been charged with attempted murder in Utah after prosecutors say he and his girlfriend began arguing during a road trip and he tried to strangle her.
A toddler who was unresponsive when he was found in a hot tub in Vernal Tuesday night has been flown to a Salt Lake hospital for treatment, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office.
A shuttle service that offers free rides to medical appointments at hospitals along the Wasatch Front only has enough funds to operate for another three months, according to the TriCounty Health Department.