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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A West Haven family has become the victim of "swatting" for the second time in less than a month.
A man accused of punching a woman during a New Year's Eve party in Clearfield, causing her to hit her head and subsequently die, made his first court appearance this week to face criminal charges.
A man convicted of impregnating a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook and injecting her with heroin during his sexual assaults is back in jail after allegedly violating his probation for a second time.
Friends and family members of a young Brigham City mother allegedly stabbed to death — allegedly at the hands of her recently divorced ex-husband — mourned her loss Thursday.
A West Valley man who police say crawled under a bathroom stall in a library to approach a 7-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of sex abuse.
The Henry Eyring Chemistry Building at the University of Utah was evacuated Thursday after an unplanned chemical reaction caused a small explosion.
One of two men suspected of being involved in the fatal shooting of a Lee Mart store employee in Murray has been arrested.
An autopsy conducted on Kayelyn Louder, the woman who was missing for two months before her body was found in the Jordan River, was unable to determine her cause of death.
A Salt Lake police officer who shot a man after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers making a traffic stop has been cleared by the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.
One woman was killed when she was struck by a FrontRunner train in Utah County Tuesday.