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Pat Reavy
Pat is a veteran police and courts reporter for the Deseret News and KSL and has covered some of the biggest stories in Utah for the past two decades. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in journalism.

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Four Unified police officers were treated for minor smoke inhalation Thursday after going door-to-door of a burning apartment complex in Holladay to get tenants to safety.
For more than three hours, Salt Lake police blocked off an area surrounding a man who was wearing what officers said appeared to be some kind of explosives vest. He was arrested after a bomb squad robot removed...
It was an escape attempt that sheriff's deputies say didn't have much chance of succeeding.
A man sentenced to prison for a 1998 homicide committed when he was just 18 went before a member of the parole board on Tuesday.
A 31-year-old woman who claims she was a teenage sex slave and forced to service high-profile clients such as Prince Andrew and attorney Alan Dershowitz has now repeated those claims under oath. She is represen...
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has ordered that all cases determined to be "high-profile, controversial or well-publicized" that are reviewed by the police Civilian Review Board should be open to the public.
A Davis County school bus driver who was stopped and arrested in October while transporting 75 children and adults to a school event in Provo has been charged with DUI.
Attorneys for a woman charged in the shooting death of a deputy want to admit statements she made that they say shows she was an unwilling participant. But prosecutors want to admit statements that they say sho...
The use of force by police officers and how those cases are investigated went under the microscope during a long hearing on Utah's Capitol Hill Tuesday.
Many officer-involved shootings in Utah and across the nation have prompted many to question the tactics police officers use and the type of training they receive. But solutions aren't easily apparent.