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Prosecutors to seek death penalty in cellmate killing

Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against Steven Crutcher, 33, who is accused of killing his cellmate in prison. Read more »

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Man charged in Utah double killing appeals Nevada conviction

A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his... Read more »

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Photos: Firing up the show

The "Cruzin' for Cops" car and motorcycle show was held Saturday in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Police follow trail to discover man who had been shot

Police were investigating an early morning shooting that left an 18-year-old man hospitalized in serious condition Monday. They are asking for the public's help in locating potential suspects. Read more »

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Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from Utah firm

A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer. Read more »

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5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th Congressional District between Republican Mia Love and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson... Read more »

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Duchesne County man pleads guilty to federal firearms charge

A Duchesne County man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge that was filed after a police raid on his home that turned up nearly two dozen guns. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: The Birdman of Utah

Steve Chindgren used to visit Hogle Zoo as a child because of his interest in birds; for the past 20 years he has put on a popular bird show at the same zoo Read more »

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About Utah: He's a fair fixture

For 59 years and counting, Gary Graham has made the Utah State Fair his office. Read more »

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Woman injured after losing control of vehicle on I-80 near Rowley Junction

A woman was injured when she lost control of her car and drove off the freeway on I-80, Sunday afternoon. Read more »

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About Utah: A Salt Lake hit for 152 years ... and counting

Daynes Music started in business the day John and Joseph Daynes rolled their handcart into the Salt Lake Valley in 1862. They've been at it ever since -- the state's oldest family-owned business. Read more »

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14-year-old boy placed in detention after early morning single-car rollover accident near Copperton

A 14-year-old boy was placed in detention following a single-car rollover near Copperton about 4 a.m. Sunday. Two other boys, ages 11 and 12, were in the car, according to the Unified Police... Read more »

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Kennecott hopes project will change mountain color to green

The familiar yellow-brown color in the Oquirrh Mountains where Kennecott has been mining for decades will look more green in a few years. The three-year project has some owners concerned. Read more »

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Two drivers killed in head-on collision in southern Utah

Two men from out of state died Saturday in a head-on collision on U.S. 89 in southern Utah, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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Former WVC mayor, police chief Dennis Nordfelt dies

Former West Valley City mayor and police chief Dennis J. Nordfelt died Saturday at age 71. Read more »

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City Library turns out 50 pounds of honey

Honey is harvested from hives kept on top of Salt Lake's City Library. The hives are maintained by the city's officially designated beekeeper. Read more »

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Wet, cool August delivered more than twice the average Salt Lake rainfall

It was wet and cool in August, a welcome change for a state stuck in a two-year drought cycle. Last August was drier than normal, while this August has seen twice the amount of rain as is typical... Read more »

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Many questions remain in case of baby found in trash can

Days after a Kearns woman was accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can, questions remain about her mental capacity, whether she knew she was pregnant and the identity of the baby's father. Read more »

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Why would a parent abandon a child? A look at the problem and solutions

Poor parenting skills, a lack of housing, lack of financial resources and substance abuse are the key reasons parents abandon children, but help is a phone call away at 1-855-323-3237. Read more »

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Becky Lockhart serious about superintendent spot but not ruling out run for governor

Even though outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart is serious about her bid to become the state superintendent of public schools, the Provo Republican doesn't appear to be ruling out a run for... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Family of fallen officer Derek Johnson reflects on changes his death brought

A year ago, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed in the line of duty. On Monday, his family, his police brotherhood and Draper will come together for a memorial at Draper Historic Park. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Rocky Mountain Power wanted to charge residential rooftop solar customers a $4.65 monthly fee to cover its distribution costs of energy for times when solar is not putting power in the grid. But... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site

The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Unified police chief cleared in shooting of Taylorsville man

Unified Police Chief Tracy Wyant has been ruled justified in shooting and wounding a Taylorsville man earlier this month. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Injured, drunken man found inside state Capitol building, police say

The Utah Highway Patrol is reviewing security measures at the state Capitol after a highly intoxicated man was found bloody and injured Friday morning. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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