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Man killed in crash near border of Utah and Carbon counties

A crash near the border of Carbon and Utah counties left one man dead Friday. Read more »

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Single family homes sales down in Salt Lake County, condo sales up

The Salt Lake Board of Realtors Friday reported a drop in the number of single-family homes sold in Salt Lake County in the second quarter of 2016, while sales of condominiums showed a double-digit... Read more »

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Fire in Morgan County temporarily closes eastbound I-84; 50 acres burned

A fire ignited by farming equipment caused the closure of eastbound I-84 for about 45 minutes Friday afternoon. Read more »

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UDOT using hydro technology in highway bridge project

The Utah Department of Transportation is using an innovative system of high-pressure water jets to refurbish bridge decks on the I-215 project. This is one of the first times UDOT has used the... Read more »

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A bird's-eye view of scorched Antelope Island

Birds fly over Farmington Bay near Antelope Island on Friday. More than 15,000 acres of the island burned last week in a wildfire sparked by lightning. Read more »

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Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility. Read more »

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Man ordered to stand trial on charges of shooting fleeing intruder

A man accused of shooting a stranger suspected of intruding in his mother-in-law's vacant home was ordered this week to stand trial on firearms charges. Read more »

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ACLU says feds must get warrant to access drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is pushing back against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a lawsuit over whether investigators should have access to the state's prescription drug... Read more »

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Truck driver awarded for driving 2 million miles accident free

Kevin Otteson was awarded Friday for driving his semitrailer over 2 million miles, completely accident free. Read more »

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Ex-bus driver sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI with students on board

A former Alpine School District bus driver will spend 20 days in jail after pleading guilty to driving drunk with students on board. Read more »

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Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

A 74-year-old bicyclist was taken to a local hospital in critical condition Friday after crashing into a car in Millcreek. Read more »

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Man charged with gunning down teen siblings over T-shirt appears in court

The man charged with gunning down teenage siblings in an argument over a T-shirt made his initial appearance in court Friday. Read more »

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Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaints, will have a lot of time to think... Read more »

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Jennifer Napier-Pearce named editor of Salt Lake Tribune

Jennifer Napier-Pearce will be replacing Terry Orme as editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, the newspaper's leadership announced Friday. Read more »

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Everything you need to know as National Ice Cream Month comes to an end

From a list of unique ice cream shops in Utah, to tips on how to prevent brain freeze, here are a few reference points to make the last two days of National Ice Cream Month delicious. Read more »

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Midvale woman dies in I-15 crash

A Midvale woman was killed in a crash on I-15 during the morning commute Friday. Read more »

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How to build Olympian-strength bones

Olympic athletes stand out for their unmatched speed, skills, and agility. Though it is not as easy to recognize, many of them also stand out for their bone strength. Read more »

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Experts say space junk burning through atmosphere happens frequently

A display in the sky late Wednesday night caught thousands of people off guard, but the event was actually expected. Read more »

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Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported. Read more »

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Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday. Read more »

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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1,500 acres

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening. Read more »

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Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant,... Read more »

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State committee takes on thorny issues of water rights, watershed

With nearly as many visitors as all five of Utah's national parks combined, the Wasatch Front’s canyons — and their role as a watershed for a half-million people — are becoming an... Read more »

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Utah drive-in theaters offer new films with a nostalgic twist

Drive-in theaters provide a whole different experience that offers a blast from the past in a retro setting. Read more »

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Utah Lake reopens for boating; advisory against swimming, water sports continues

Authorities reopened Utah Lake for boating Thursday after tests showed diminishing levels of blue-green algae in the water. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is still advising against... Read more »

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If Mitt Romney endorsed Gary Johnson, Utah could very well become a swing state

Rumors broke out on Thursday that Mitt Romney may endorse Gary Johnson. If so, that could have huge implications for Utah. Read more »

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Clearfield gym closes without notice, cited for consumer breach

The Division of Consumer Protection cited Performax Gyms in Clearfield for ceasing operations without following required legal procedures under the state's Health Spa Services Protection Act and... Read more »

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UTA collects cans for food bank during scarce donation season

The Utah Transit Authority's "Fill the Bus" summer food drive used buses to collect donations for the Utah Food Bank. The food drive continues Friday. Read more »

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Despite 'many signs of being intoxicated,' W. Jordan councilman avoids DUI charge (+video)

Controversial West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly backing into a parked car. "We were this close to arresting you for DUI,"... Read more »

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Critically ill children paint 'Hearts of Hope' at Primary Children's Hospital

Critically ill children at Primary Children's Hospital were visited Thursday by international artist Luis Sottil as part of his Hearts of Hope project. Read more »

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American Fork appoints new police chief

The American Fork City Council has appointed Darren Falslev to be the city's new chief of police. Read more »

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UDOT planning I-215 project closures

Drivers on Salt Lake County’s belt route will have some major inconveniences to contend with for the next several weeks. The Utah Department of Transportation has scheduled closures on two... Read more »

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Utah native Michelle Money reveals powerful experience with adoption decision

In a video produced by PMD, Michelle Money shares her experience of giving birth to a son at 15 years old and giving him up for adoption. Read more »

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Utah communities are working to stop alcohol sales to minors

Police say more local businesses are failing compliance checks for underage alcohol sales this year than in years past. Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court upholds murder conviction in 3-decade-old case

The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of the man convicted of killing gas station attendant Lee Perry 32 years ago. Read more »

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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered Thursday by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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DreamWorks Animation in Concert coming to Park City

On July 29 in Park City, people will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Utah Symphony perform in sync with scenes from various DreamWorks Animation films. Read more »

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Layton woman, 18, killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road. Read more »

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Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

A boy who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37. Read more »

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Salt Lake County awarded $100,000 investment to promote tech startups

Salt Lake County is among five western metropolitan areas to receive a six-figure grant award to aid in the development of technology startups. AOL co-founder Steve Case announced the next five... Read more »

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Herriman picks new parks director

Wendy Thomas was named as the Herriman's director of parks, events and recreation Wednesday. Read more »

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Experts: Lights streaking across Utah's night sky were space junk

Numerous Utahns reported seeing lights streak across the state's night sky Wednesday. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Photos: Residents look to stay cool as forecast predicts blistering temperatures in northern Utah

Residents found different ways to stay cool as Salt Lake City's high temperature reached 101 degrees Wednesday. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Photos: Friends surprise Nanette Wride, widow of slain deputy, with yard makeover

Businesses, friends and family gave Nanette Wride's yard a makeover Wednesday as a gesture of appreciation for the widow's advocacy work since the death of her husband, Utah County sheriff's deputy... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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San Juan County residents say 'doodah' to national monument

Hundreds of San Juan County residents loudly shouted "doodah" to a proposed Bears Ears National Monument during a raucous hearing Wednesday on the heated controversy that has reached fever pitch. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies after crash at Utah's Salt Flats

Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, is dead after the high-performance bike he was testing at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph.... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Logan correctional facility breaks ground on youth interfaith chapel

The Cache Valley Youth Center broke ground for a new interfaith chapel Wednesday. The 1,000-square-foot chapel will provide a designated place for worship for youths at the correctional facility. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Two Utah schools under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault cases

Two schools in Utah — the University of Utah and Westminster College — are under investigation by the federal government for their handling of sexual assault cases. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Attorneys for teen accused of killing 2 with car want case kept in juvenile court

Attorneys for a 16-year-old Layton girl charged as an adult for deliberately crashing into another car, killing two people, filed a motion Wednesday asking to keep the girl's case in juvenile court. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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