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Convictions of 2 in S.L. sex assault case overturned by appeals court

Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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EnergySolutions shouldn't store uranium before review, Herbert says

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality will delay formal public comment and allow EnergySolutions additional time to address important components not addressed or resolved in the draft Safety... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Kirk Jowers stepping down from U.'s Hinckley Institute

One of Utah's most popular political pundits, Kirk Jowers, announced Thursday he is stepping down as director of the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics for a job in the private... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Small explosion forces evacuation of U. chemistry building

The Henry Eyring Chemistry Building at the University of Utah was evacuated Thursday after an unplanned chemical reaction caused a small explosion. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Second man arrested in connection with dollar store robbery

The second of two men who police say robbed a store employee at gunpoint and left her tied up in a back room has been arrested. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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South Jordan woman killed in freeway crash

A South Jordan woman was killed and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper pinned in her vehicle following a series of crashes on state Route 201 Wednesday. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Man charged with kidnapping Herriman girl pleads guilty to sex abuse

A Draper man accused of taking a 13-year-old girl from her home will now go to prison for sexually abusing her. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Black ice, accidents force temporary I-15 closure

Black ice and more than 20 accidents forced Utah Highway Patrol troopers to shut down part of I-15 Thursday morning. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Contact lens makers sue Utah over anti-price fixing law

Three contact lens manufacturers are suing Utah over a new law outlawing minimum prices for contact lenses, which the companies argue benefits Utah-based discount retailer 1-800-Contacts. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Innovative Salt Lake high school recognized for learning success

Innovations Early College High School in Salt Lake City is getting the attention and praise of educators across the country for its innovative strategies to boost student success. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Driver killed in West Valley City crash

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a wreck Wednesday night near 6550 W. 4100 South, police say. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Kayelyn Louder autopsy inconclusive but family insists death 'was not an accident'

An autopsy conducted on Kayelyn Louder, the woman who was missing for two months before her body was found in the Jordan River, was unable to determine her cause of death. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Woman killed, trooper injured in freeway crashes

A woman died Wednesday in a crash on state Route 201 and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper was injured while responding to the scene. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Two injured after truck crashes into Murray arcade

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries when a truck crashed into a Nickel Mania arcade Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Ballet West’s 'Almost Tango' offers intriguing mix

A study in social dance and ballet, a three-ballet program presented by Ballet West spotlighted prima ballerina Christiana Bennett, among others. Bennett recently announced her retirement after 16... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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April snow shocks Utahns but does little for state's water woes

An April snowstorm stronger than the winter's showings blanketed northern Utah in snow Wednesday and is expected to continue into the evening. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Embrace your days, Elder Andersen urges LDS Business College grads

Graduation for LDS Business College was held in the Tabernacle on April 15. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Funeral services set for former Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College campus in West Jordan, a family spokesman announced Wednesday. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Man killed ex-wife, then called police to admit crime, Brigham City chief says

A woman was stabbed to death in her Brigham City apartment Wednesday. Police arrested her ex-husband in connection with the crime. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Dabakis drops out of Salt Lake mayor's race after just 9 days

State Sen. Jim Dabakis announced Wednesday that he's withdrawing from the race for Salt Lake City mayor. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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West Jordan woman sentenced to prison for tax fraud in tax filing day ruling

A West Jordan woman who filed tax returns in 2012 using the names of people who had died was sentenced to one year in federal prison in a decision handed down the day of the tax filing deadline. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Price police find meth, heroin during shoplifting investigation

A call about a suspected shoplifter led to the discovery Tuesday of a substantial amount of methamphetamine and heroin, according to Price police. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Judge rules in favor of public access on 1-mile stretch of Weber River

In a quiet part of Summit County lies a very popular portion of the Weber River, but soon no-trespassing signs will have to come down and the quiet waters that run alongside homes near state Route... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Judge finds inmate competent to stand trial in kidnapping-for-hire case

A judge ruled Wednesday that a Utah prison inmate accused of trying to hire someone to beat her ex-boyfriend and kidnap his children is competent to stand trial. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Photos: Utah judges mark 800-year anniversary of signing of Magna Carta

Judges affixed their names to a replica of a medieval document as the Utah state courts hdld a ceremony to recognize the 800-year anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at the Matheson... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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