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San Juan County commissioner asks that federal judge be dismissed in Recapture Canyon case

The legal team for San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman claims a federal judge has a conflict of interest adjudicating the Recapture Canyon ATV ride case and has motioned that he disqualify... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Hikers discover skeletal foot inside boot

Police are investigating after a group of climbers discovered a skeletal human foot inside a hiking boot in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Six children in state custody after officers determined they were in danger

Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Man drowns while swimming with family in southern Utah reservoir

An out-of-state man is dead after drowning at Sand Hollow Reservoir in southern Utah on Wednesday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shots fired results in Holladay homes being evacuated

At least one woman ran out of a Holladay home where a man was firing shots Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Deliberations will continue Thursday over whether bus driver befriended girls or abused them

A jury is deliberating whether a former Draper bus driver sexually abused two 5-year-old girls that he drove to school. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Photo: Somewhere over Salt Lake City

A rainbow appears over the Wasatch Mountains on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Poll shows tight race between Becker, Biskupski

Incumbent Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a tight race for Salt Lake City mayor, but more than a third of voters have yet to make up their minds, according to a... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Utah nonprofit reaches goal for helping Iraqis

A Utah organization is one step closer to being able to send relief supplies to people forced out of their homes by the Islamic State group. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake woman will join family's tradition of running Deseret News Marathon

Kim Paulding will run the Deseret News Classic Marathon on Friday with her aunt, Sandy Straley, who has run it 11 times. The race is part of the family's tradition. Paulding will run in memory of... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Salt Lake church to move forward after shootings with vigil

A Friday night vigil at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City offers a chance for the community to remember the victims and discuss the Emanuel AME shootings in South Carolina. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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More homeless people are choosing to camp along downtown streets

Volunteers of America Utah and other human services organizations have noticed an increasing amount of homeless camping on city streets, but after Wednesday, they're no closer to finding out why. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Rewards offered in shooting deaths of ferruginous hawks, wild horse

The Humane Society of Utah has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the shooting deaths of two ferruginous hawks in Tooele County. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Attorneys question whether teen charged with murdering 12-year-old understands what's happening

The boy accused of killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil made his first appearance in court Wednesday since being charged with murder. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Running blades mysteriously returned to relieved Utah Paralympian

Syracuse High School junior Hunter Woodhall was getting ready to compete in the National Junior Disability Championships in New Jersey on Wednesday when he realized his prosthetic running legs were... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Police arrest USU student suspected in multiple campus rapes

Logan police have arrested a Utah State University student suspected of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Musicians and leaders: Salt Lake school seeks to educate, inspire through music

Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Inaugural education weekend in Oxford, England, begins Friday

The first-ever Education Weekend conference in Oxford, England, is taking place July 17-19. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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