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Doug Robinson: Looking back on a cop's career

Utahn Fred Willoughby looks back on a 55-year career in law enforcement, which included an assignment in Watts just after the infamous riots there, befriending Eldridge Cleaver and booking assassin... Read more »

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Crews rescue two hikers on Mount Timpanogos

A 26-year-old in serious condition was stabilized by a search and rescue crew after she called for help Monday, then hoisted into a helicopter and flown to an area hospital, Utah County Sheriff's... Read more »

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Jury trial set to begin for man accused of killing cousin in Uintah County

A four-day jury trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a Guatemalan national accused of beating his cousin to death inside the Uintah County mobile home they were sharing in January 2013. Read more »

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Authorities searching for missing man who left Rockport campsite

Authorities searched Sunday for a 20-year-old man new to the United States who left a campsite Sunday after arguing with a female companion. Read more »

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Fallen officer Derek Johnson remembered at Draper memorial

A crowd that spilled over onto the grass at Draper Historic Park gathered Monday evening to remember Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, who was shot and killed a year ago in the line of duty. 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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Man, 69, missing after his boat capsizes in Flaming Gorge

Divers planned to resume searching Tuesday morning for a man who went missing in Flaming Gorge Reservoir when his boat capsized. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Clearfield woman dies in motorcycle crash near Snowbasin

A 28-year-old Clearfield woman died Monday while riding a motorcycle near Snowbasin when she lost control of the machine. Read more »

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Laborer lunch: Annual Labor Day picnic celebrates Utah's workers

The Labor Day Picnic Committee's annual Labor Day Picnic Monday marked its 14th year Monday and included free food, music, a car show and other Labor Day activities for the enjoyment of Utah's... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Bear spends two hours trying to enter family's camping trailer

A Heber family camping in the Book Cliffs area had an unexpected visit from local wildlife Saturday, when a bear made a valiant effort to enter their trailer. Read more »

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Canine celebration: Sheepdog festival highlights bond between humans, dogs

The 12th annual Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship and Festival ended Monday. The festival is the world's largest annual sheepdog competition and was expected to attract more than 25,000... Read more »

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Bluffdale homeowner becomes victim of 'swatting' prank

A Bluffdale couple had a national "trend" arrive on their doorstep Sunday night, in the form of several police officers. An anonymous caller reported a bogus murder and hostage situation at their... Read more »

14 hours ago

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A comic 'Dracula' rules the Desert Star Playhouse stage

Dracula is focused on feasting on beautiful young ladies "forever! Like families are forever!" in the spoof currently running on the Desert Star Playhouse stage — but he's also vulnerable,... Read more »

14 hours ago

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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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Photos: Firing up the show

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

19 hours ago

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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 »

19 hours ago

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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 »

19 hours ago

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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 »

19 hours ago

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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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World-renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed, USU scientists find

Utah State University scientists have determined that world-renowned rock art of life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently... 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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Lessons from Napa: Earthquake warns Utahns of sleeping giant

Derek Moore remembers waking up at three in the morning, terrified. Though he was asleep, he said he had an almost immediate awareness of what was happening. The earthquake in Napa is a reminder to... Read more »

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Police looking for suspect in stabbing in Sugar House

Police are looking for a person who may have stabbed a 20-year-old man in Sugar House, Sunday. Read more »

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Man stole ring, woman swallowed it, police say

Police arrested a woman who they say swallowed a ring to keep police from finding it. They say a man stole the ring from a Zales jewelry store in Orem. 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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