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Family of slain 92-year-old asks board to keep 'evil animal' behind bars

Stephen Ellenwood, 41, won't go before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole until 34 years from now, in 2048. But family members of the 92-year-old woman he murdered got a chance to tell the board... Read more »

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Second person dies in wrong-way freeway crash

A second person died Tuesday morning from injuries suffered in a crash Monday night that was caused by a car driving the wrong way on the I-15 freeway. Read more »

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Driver dead, multiple cars hit in wrong-way freeway crash

A driver going the wrong way on I-15 hit two other vehicles and was killed late Monday. Read more »

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Love not attending Salt Lake City Rotary Club debate

The Rotary Club of Salt Lake City planned to host a debate Tuesday between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens, but Owens will be the only 4th District congressional candidate there. Read more »

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Researchers: Patients have only themselves to blame for heart attacks

Utah researchers find that heart attacks don't have a strong genetic link in families, but are more commonly a result of lifestyle choices and environmental factors. Read more »

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Utahns not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, poll finds

Utahns are not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage as they were before the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower-court ruling allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed, a new poll shows. Read more »

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Virus expert sees 'silver lining' in Ebola outbreak

Ambassadors, both current and former, joined students and teachers from the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics to discuss the challenges and opportunities Africa's economy faces. Read more »

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Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse committed while she was a man

A Duchesne County woman will serve up to five years in prison for sexually abusing a child in the early '90s while living as a man. Read more »

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Charcoal kilns a forgotten part of our past

Charcoal kilns are part of a nearly forgotten industry that, in the words of one expert, came to be thought of "almost like a criminal activity." Read more »

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Infant suffers 13 fractures, police say

A 19-year-old man was arrested Sunday for investigation of felony child abuse after doctors found his infant son had 13 fractures. Read more »

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Theater review: Grand Theatre's 'Little Shop of Horrors' makes for fun evening of entertainment

"Little Shop of Horrors" offers up a wonderful 90 minutes of frighteningly funny Halloween (or anytime, really) comedy. The plotline is a little thin, but the story is amusing and unusual, and the... Read more »

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Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

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Rock climber falls to his death at Zion National Park

A California man fell to his death while rock climbing in Zion National Park on Sunday. Read more »

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UTA seeks to hire bus drivers, other workers

Utah Transit Authority is seeking to hire new employees in a variety of positions, particularly bus operators. Read more »

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Project begins at Little Cottonwood Canyon Grit Mill site

Work has begun on a master plan at the site of the Grit Mill in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Utah Senate seeks public comment on judicial nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Angela Fonnesbeck, who recently was appointed to fill a judicial vacancy in the 1st District Juvenile Court. Read more »

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Tony Grove road to close for improvements

Tony Grove road will be closed as Cache County crews will be adding road base material to the edge of the road. Read more »

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Syracuse hosting Pumpkin Walk

The Syracuse City Pumpkin Walk will be held October 23-25 from 7-10 p.m. at Founders Park, 1500 S. 1900 West. Read more »

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Myton police chief appears in court on stalking charges

Myton Police Chief Wade Butterfield made his first appearance Monday in 8th District Court to face allegations that he stalked three women. Read more »

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Preliminary hearing set for Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies

A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their bodies in her garage. Read more »

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2 teens rescued from ravine after crash in Emigration Canyon

Two teens were rescued from ravine in Emigration Canyon Sunday after their car plunged at least 100 feet off the road. Read more »

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Judge sets November hearing for ex-A.G.s Mark Shurtleff, John Swallow

Lawyers for former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow made a point Monday in 3rd District Court by not standing together when the judge called their case. Read more »

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Car traveling 100 mph crashes into parked semitrailer, police say

A man, 19, was seriously injured when the car he was driving at least 100 mph crashed into a parked semitrailer, according to police. Read more »

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Police: Woman stabbed boyfriend, refused to let him leave

Ogden police arrested Isamar Miranda, 24, who they say stabbed her boyfriend and prevented him from leaving their apartment. Read more »

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2 children critically injured in wrong-way DUI crash, police say

A sister and brother, ages 5 and 6, remained hospitalized in critical condition Sunday after their mother's car was struck head-on Friday by a woman who Ogden police said was driving while her... Read more »

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