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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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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 »

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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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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Salt Lake festival lets people 'share yoga'

Yogis from across the country and world came to the Salt Lake Krishna Center, Saturday through Monday, to "share yoga" with others. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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No timeline announced yet for Cottonwood Mall project

With the recent announcement of two major retail and entertainment projects committing to the long-anticipated Cottonwood Mall redevelopment, the next step is for a formal proclamation from the... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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Part police cruiser, part taxi, shrink-wrapped car encourages people who drink to 'choose' their ride

Utah Highway Patrol and Woods Cross Police's "Choose Your Ride" initiative encourages people who drink to contemplate the choice between taking a cab home or driving drunk and ending up in the back... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 31, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 30, 2014

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