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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Dog accused of biting child ordered to be put down or sent to ranch

A woman is trying to save her dog that she claims was unfairly ordered by a Rich County judge to be put down or sent to a ranch. Her dog, Lilly, was accused of biting a 2-year-old boy. Read more »

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2 arrested following Salt Lake shooting spree

Two men were arrested Monday after police say they shot the windows and doors of a store and two residences, all within an hour. Read more »

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Wyoming man convicted of assaulting Forest Service officer faces 20 years in prison

A jury has convicted a Wyoming man of assaulting a federal officer during a confrontation in Lambs Canyon last fall. Read more »

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Ex-Monticello police sergeant sentenced to 10 days in jail

A former Monticello police sergeant who pleaded guilty to breaking into his estranged wife's home and assaulting a man he found inside was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail and one year of... Read more »

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Magna man charged with shooting, killing neighbor's dog

A Magna man was charged Monday with shooting and killing his neighbor's pit bull. Read more »

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Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage

The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »

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Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week

An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once the funding... Read more »

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Man who served 10 years for '64 NYC killing cleared of crime

A Virginia man who spent almost 10 years in prison for a New York City slaying he was pressured to plead guilty to over 50 years ago was back in court on Monday — to hear a judge finally... Read more »

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo

The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two... Read more »

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Cate Blanchett named goodwill ambassador for UN refugees

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett said Monday she's proud to have been named a global goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency. Read more »

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Trump far behind in preparing for general election

The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump has so far ignored vital preparations needed for a quick and effective transition to the general election. Read more »

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Prince siblings stand to make millions but keep low profiles

Prince's death at age 57 stands to make instant millionaires out of six surviving siblings if no will is ever found. So who are they? Two sought to follow in their brother's musical footsteps. One... Read more »

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Rep. Rob Bishop appoints new chief of staff

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, has appointed Devin Wiser as his new chief of staff. Read more »

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Wheaton group blasts college's silence over Hastert confession

Gay students, supporters and alumni at Wheaton College, a top evangelical Christian school that counts former House Speaker Dennis Hastert among its most famous grads, have told the administration... Read more »

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Roman police seize thousands of fake Vatican souvenirs

Police raided a storeroom near St. Peter’s Square and seized a cache of Vatican souvenirs and trinkets including flags, bracelets and key rings bearing Pope Francis’ image. Read more »

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USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its 2016 annual report. Read more »

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Some Davis, Weber county residents still without power after windstorm

The weekend windstorm knocked out power to about 39,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Weber and Davis counties, including more than 2,000 who were still in the dark Monday afternoon. Read more »

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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history

Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Read more »

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Kaysville CPA charged with tax evasion

A Kaysville certified public accountant faces federal charges for tax evasion and failing to pay personal income tax totaling more than $153,000. Read more »

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I-215 reconstruction set to begin

The Utah Department of Transportation announced Monday that construction on the agency’s top project is scheduled to begin as early as Tuesday night. Read more »

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Toddler allegedly killed by stepfather had other injuries, police say

Unified police detectives investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy were looking Monday at whether the boy suffered a series of abuses before he died. Read more »

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Oldest Utahn Beatrice Payne celebrates 107th birthday

Beatrice Payne, currently the oldest living Utahn, just turned 107 years old. To celebrate her birthday, family and friends held a party Friday at the Courtyard at Jamestown assisted living center. Read more »

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Online harassment is most often targeted at women and even worse for this group

Female journalists often bear the brunt of anonymous online criticism. Unfortunately, that's part of their job description. Read more »

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7 crazy-awesome natural arches and bridges in Utah

Utah boasts an architectural freak-scape of sky-spanning natural bridges, but what's in it for you? Read more »

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Volunteers needed to lay sod at Saratoga Springs park on May 7

Construction on Regal Park in the Benches subdivision in Saratoga Springs is nearing completion, and the city is seeking several hundred volunteers to help lay sod at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. Read more »

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Lieutenant governor launches new notary website

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has announced the launch of a redesigned website to aid Utahns in finding a notary or becoming a notary public themselves. Read more »

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Cedar Hills mayor invites residents to chat

Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi will be available to speak with residents each Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Read more »

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Transparency questions arise in search for new USU president

As Utah State University gears up for a new president, critics are questioning whether the state is transparent enough in choosing its higher education leaders. Read more »

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Endangered dwarf bear poppy blooms at nature preserve

The endangered dwarf bear poppy is growing and blooming in an 800-acre parcel set aside as a preserve in St. George Read more »

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West Valley man tried to entice a 13-year-old, police say

A man who allegedly thought he was meeting up with a 13-year-old child was instead greeted by members of the Internet Crimes Against Children task force. Read more »

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Some relatives of man killed by police settle lawsuit

Though a wrongful death lawsuit is still pending, part of a legal fight connected to a man fatally shot by Salt Lake City police in 2014 has been settled. Read more »

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Smithfield man charged with murdering his father

A Smithfield man accused of inviting his father to his house and then stabbing him multiple times was charged Monday with murder. Read more »

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Utah city defends police use of prescription drug database

Police did not violate the rights of two firefighters when detectives accessed their prescription records without a warrant during an investigation, Utah authorities argued in a court fight... Read more »

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Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

The police department in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border is inflicted by an entrenched culture at the expense of the constitutional rights of nonbelievers and should be disbanded,... Read more »

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Malia Obama to enter Harvard in 2017 after taking gap year

A year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia. The White House says the high school... Read more »

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Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union

Egypt's journalists' syndicate called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, to protest the police detention of two... Read more »

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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana

The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold... Read more »

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Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. Read more »

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Confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indiana

Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock... Read more »

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Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved. Read more »

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Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 13 pilgrims in Baghdad

An explosives-laden car detonated on Monday in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 13 Shiite pilgrims who were commemorating the anniversary of the death of a revered imam, officials said. Read more »

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What millennials need to do to retire comfortably

You might have to save a lot more for retirement than expected, as McKinsey predicts that return rates will drop in the coming years. Read more »

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Your triplets just got even more special

The number of triplets born in the U.S. rose dramatically in the 1980s and '90s, but now has fallen just as dramatically. The change mostly affects one group of mothers. Read more »

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How to reap the financial benefits of your degree

Soon students will trade in textbooks for diplomas, along with a lot of debt also. The daunting task of paying off student loans, which total about $1.2 trillion in America, tests whether students'... Read more »

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Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 policemen, 22 wounded

A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people, according to the state-run Anadolu... Read more »

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Millcreek man faces child abuse homicide charges in toddler's death

An 18-month old boy died Sunday after his stepfather allegedly caused him to drown in the bathtub. Read more »

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Police investigating gunshots in Liberty Park

Police took three men into custody Sunday after gunshots were fired in Liberty Park. Read more »

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West Valley police investigating Sunday morning stabbing

Police are investigating a Sunday morning stabbing that left a 43-year-old man in critical condition. Read more »

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Greek Orthodox parish in Cottonwood Heights votes to name church for St. Anna

The recently established Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah has a new identity after parishioners voted the past five weeks to name it for a patron saint. Read more »

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Thousands attend second Utah Lantern Fest

On April 30, approximately 10,000 people attended the second Lantern Fest. Read more »

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