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South Salt Lake Night Out Against Crime is Aug. 2

South Salt Lake residents are invited to attend a Night Out Against Crime and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Park Community Center, 2825 S. 200 East. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Why Pioneer Day is so important to Utahns

Take a short journey through Utah's history and discover things you never knew about Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: Man confronts driver's ed student, instructor in road rage incident

A driver's education instructor was attacked by a man Monday in Pleasant Grove due to road rage, according to police. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Millions being spent gambling at 2 bingo parlors, search warrant says

An embattled bingo parlor with a history of controversy in Riverdale is under investigation again for suspected gambling, according to newly released search warrants. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Mount Timpanogos trail temporarily closing for construction

Officials from the Pleasant Grove Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest will temporarily close the Mount Timpanogos trail as crews repair portions of the trail, construct a rock wall and make tread improvements. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Blue Moon Festival is Aug. 6 in Holladay

The Blue Moon Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, 3-10 p.m. at City Hall Park, 4580 S. 2300 East. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Dixie State board of trustees elects new leadership, welcomes new member

Dixie State University’s board of trustees elected new leadership for the upcoming academic year. David Clark, who has served as the board’s vice chairman since November 2013, was... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Orem police invest in new armor to protect officers from armed assailants

The tragic events in Orlando, Dallas and Baton Rouge involving police officers facing heavily armed assailants is changing the way many people think about how our police departments are equipped... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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UDOT resurfacing 12300 South in Draper

The Utah Department of Transportation has begun an asphalt resurfacing project on 12300 South from State Street to 700 East. The project is scheduled for completion by mid-August. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Provo allows $35,000 in funding for deer removal

On Tuesday, city administrators finally granted up to $35,000 in funding for deer removal after a more than two-hour discussion among City Council members and Provo residents. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Charges: South Jordan man opens fire on man who said he liked his hat

A man who was complimented on his ball cap was charged with 13 felonies Wednesday for allegedly opening fire on the man who complimented him, according to charging documents. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Family whose 3-year-old daughter has cancer surprised with refurbished car

Martins Collision Repair, Bear River Mutual Insurance and other local companies teamed up to surprise the Thackeray family with a refurbished car, a 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Their 3-year-old daughter... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Business says thanks by donating 10 bicycles to Ogden police

Ogden police officers have 10 brand new law enforcement bicycles at their disposal, thanks to a company that wanted to recognize their agency's efforts. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Unique float with working waterfall heads to Days of '47 Parade

Mont Ashworth built a one-of-a-kind float for the Days of '47 Parade, complete with glitter, 25 moving foam pieces and a functioning waterfall. He began buidling the float in May. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Man found shot to death in West Jordan yard

Police on Wednesday opened a homicide investigation following the discovery of a man's body in a West Jordan yard. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Woman who hit, killed girl in crosswalk rambles during parole hearing

A parole hearing was held for Janeen Lundberg, convicted of hitting a woman and her 6-year-old daughter in a crosswalk in 2012, killing the young girl. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Water flowing to crops amid continuing algal scare

Some canals are once again delivering water to crops in southern Salt Lake County as state agencies, health experts and local farmers struggle to determine what threats, if any, exist from using... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas development, potash mining in Moab area

The Moab area is an outdoor recreation mecca, but it is also home to a rich array of mineral resources, including potash deposits, and vast oil and gas reserves. The Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Local government board fostered 'culture of excess,' state audit shows

Board members for a little-known local governments' insurance co-op treated themselves to high-end restaurants, fancy hotels, golf and major league baseball games at taxpayer expense, a new state... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Applications being taken for justice court vacancies in Midvale, South Salt Lake

Applications are being accepted for justice court judge positions in Midvale and South Salt Lake. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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7 habits of mentally strong people

How can you stay well-adjusted through life's ups and downs? Use patterns of the mentally tough to help you stay afloat. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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West Valley man killed in motorcycle crash with van

A 20-year-old motorcycle rider was killed in a collision at a busy intersection Wednesday in Magna. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'Catastrophic' arson fire destroys 10 Tooele homes, damages 8 others

Ten homes were destroyed and at least eight others suffered significant damage in what Tooele's fire chief described as a "large catastrophic fire" Tuesday night. The blaze is being investigated as... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'None of it matters': Family grateful after father rescues son from burning Cedar Hills home

Early Friday, Shannon Kelley was worrying whether her husband, Spencer, and 12-year-old son, Connor, would be able to escape the family's Cedar Hills home as it went up in flames. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Longtime USU professor arrested in Maryland killing

A Utah man suspected of killing his cousin in Maryland was a longtime Utah State University professor who planned to teach an adjunct course there this fall, a school spokesman confirmed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Site search for new homeless shelters still 'wide open'

Salt Lake City leaders Tuesday discussed recommended criteria for the two future homeless shelters in Salt Lake City and the challenges the city will inevitably face when those sites are proposed... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Too many boaters not stopping for quagga mussel inspection, DWR says

The Pioneer Day weekend should be a busy one at boating and fishing waters. As the weekend nears, officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are happy — and concerned — about... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Jordan board calls for special bond election in November

The Jordan School District’s Board of Education has unanimously approved a resolution calling for a local special bond election on Nov. 8. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Alpine Days set for Aug. 5-13

Alpine Days will kick off Friday, Aug. 5, with a pickleball tournament, food trucks and live music at Burgess Park, 315 Parkway Dr. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Audit: Ex-employee embezzled $67K from Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

A former employee of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind spent more than $67,000 in donated and state funds on personal purchases from 2012 to 2016, then took steps to conceal the transactions,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Wildfire grows to more than 1,500 acres, threatens ranches in western Utah

Firefighters continued to battle the Chokecherry Fire on Tuesday as it grew to about 1,500 acres in size and threatened ranches in western Utah. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Girls Go Digital: Summer camps for young girls promote future tech careers

Sixty-six girls participating in a Girls Go Digital summer camp, hosted by Junior Achievement, met together Monday and Tuesday to learn about computers, programming, technology and design. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Navajo man pleads guilty to killing another on tribal land

A Navajo man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting and killing another man during an argument last summer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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New center a 'triage unit' for front-line policing in Rio Grande neighborhood

Relief for the embattled Rio Grande neighborhood is on the way in the form of a new Community Connections Center intended to assist people experiencing homelessness, city officials announced Tuesday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Kearns woman sent to prison for running over man with a stolen trailer

A Kearns woman was sentenced to prison Monday for running over and killing a man who police say was trying to recover a stolen trailer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail closed through Sept. 23

Officials from the Heber-Kamas Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest announced that the Mirror Lake Shoreline Trail will be closed through Sept. 23 so crews can repair and... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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I-15 in Weber County to close Wednesday, Thursday nights

The Utah Department of Transportation advises all motorists that I-15 in Weber County will close between Marriott-Slaterville and Hot Springs on Wednesday and Thursday for paving work. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Bountiful baby born with extremely rare genetic disorder fights to survive

Imagine going to the hospital expecting a routine birth and a healthy baby but finding out something is terribly wrong. That's what happened to a Bountiful mother whose infant has an extremely rare... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Effects of algal blooms continue to spread throughout Wasatch Front

Concern over contaminated water from a toxic algal bloom persists among multiple agencies, with worry that harmful levels of cyanobacteria may have infected farmers crops. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man arrested after knocking down bay door, ramming patrol car, police say

A man who police say drove through a garage bay door, knocking it to the ground, and then rammed a police car and another vehicle was arrested at gunpoint Monday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trial ordered for Springville coach accused of sexually abusing player

A Springville baseball coach was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy he coached and employed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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