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Ex-USU student, frat member sentenced to jail for sexual assaulting two women

A former Utah State University student and fraternity brother who sexually assaulted two women from the school's Greek system has been sentenced to jail. Read more »

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Woman serving as LDS Church missionary in Ogden missing

The LDS Church and the Ogden, Utah, police department are requesting the public's help in finding a 20-year-old sister missionary who went missing in the Ogden area Monday evening. Read more »

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Vandals do $3,000 in damage to Rosecrest Park in Herriman, officials say

About $3,000 in damage was caused when someone or people went on a vandalism spree at Rosecrest Park over the holiday weekend. Read more »

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First bond hearing for Salt Lake man held for 3 years set for June 30

Immigration Judge David C. Anderson has set a June 30 bond hearing for a lawful permanent resident who has been detained by Immigration Customs Enforcement for more than three years as he fights... Read more »

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LDS Church says Navajo Nation court lacks jurisdiction in abuse lawsuit

The LDS Church argued in court documents Tuesday that the Navajo Nation court lacks jurisdiction over the church in a lawsuit alleging two Navajo children were sexually abused in a now-defunct... Read more »

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Deseret News issues statement on sale of Salt Lake Tribune

The Deseret News issued the following statement on the sale of the Salt Lake Tribune. Read more »

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UHP reports 161 crashes, 4 fatalities over holiday weekend

Four people were killed on Utah's roads during the extended Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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Police arrest man accused of throwing knife into man's back

A Taylorsville man was arrested Monday for allegedly throwing a knife into a man's back. But he was released after jailers refused to book him for undisclosed medical reasons. Read more »

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About Utah: Utah teacher taught 15 children from the same family, and they all came back to thank her

On the eve of her last day at William Penn Elementary, sixth-grade teacher extraordinaire Toni Cook got a big thank-you from all 15 of the Fetzer kids she taught through the years. Read more »

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Up close and personal with wild mustangs in Utah's western deseret

Wild mustangs have been controversial for decades, but most would agree they're beautiful. Increasingly, they're becoming the focus for photographers and horse-lovers who venture into Tooele... Read more »

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Analyst: Politics affecting attitudes of Utah consumers

For the second straight month, the Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index declined, falling 4.8 points to register at 104.2 for May. The national Consumer Confidence Index declined 2.1 points from... Read more »

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Sandy motorcyclist killed in Emery County

A Sandy motorcyclist was killed near Jo''s Valley Reservoir in Emery County on Sunday. Read more »

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Hatch touts Utah's scenic diversity, extols tourism industry

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is about to set out on his own Mighty Five tour of some of Utah's National Parks, but before he left he celebrated Utah's nearly $8 billion tourism industry with a press... Read more »

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Photos: Mayors, employees, cycling enthusiasts bike to work

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski lead fellow mayors, employees and cycling enthusiasts at the annual Mayors’ Bike to Work Day on Tuesday. Read more »

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Open houses on Horseshoe Bend master plan set for June 2, 14

Officials with the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Page, Arizona, are seeking public input on the development of a master plan for the Horseshoe Bend Overlook. Read more »

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Utah Lake Festival set for Saturday

The 2016 Utah Lake Festival will be Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Utah Lake State Park, 4400 W. Center. Admission is free. Read more »

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UDOT to begin prepping Bountiful’s 200 West for repaving project

The Utah Department of Transportation has announced night work will begin Wednesday to prepare 200 West in Bountiful for a repaving project. Read more »

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Outdoor Adventure Days June 10 and 11

The third annual Outdoor Adventure Days will be held Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range, 6000 W. 2100 South. Read more »

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Fish for free on June 11

If you'd like to give fishing a try — but don't have a fishing license — grab a fishing pole and head to the nearest fishing water on June 11. Read more »

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Cedar City police chief to retire

Cedar City's police chief is departing. Read more »

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Sen. Hatch set to tour Utah's national parks, rural communities

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will tour multiple national parks in Utah this week and also visit the San Juan County Bears Ears area, the controversial site of a possible new national monument. Hatch... Read more »

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Two arrested in killing of man found in Cottonwood Heights

Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man whose body was found in the passenger seat of a car parked at a Cottonwood Heights credit union early Friday. Read more »

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Take a breather: 5 memorable ways to pamper your family this summer

Whether or not you're treating your family to a vacation this summer, everyone deserves a little pampering every so often. Read more »

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Twila Van Leer: Photos enhance family history

Maximizing photos in pursuit of family history includes labeling photos, storing them correctly and keeping the relevant ones. Read more »

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Man stabbed at West Kearns Elementary upgraded to fair condition

A 36-year-old man was stabbed Monday at West Kearns Elementary School after an attempt to intervene in an argument between another man and his girlfriend. Read more »

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Medical marijuana debate focuses on feds and research

Medical marijuana advocates, stymied in their recent efforts to legalize medical cannabis in Utah, are taking the fight to the nation's capital. Read more »

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Snowbird faithful hit the slopes on resort's final day of the season

Avid skiers and snowboarders celebrated Memorial Day at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort as it closed for the season Monday. Read more »

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Police: Copper theft yields 'tens of thousands of dollars in damage'

Two men were arrested Monday for allegedly stealing copper wire near the Temple Quarry Trail at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Veterans, military members honored at Fort Douglas

Even as hundreds of people gathered together there Monday, a tranquil, patriotic silence settled over Fort Douglas Cemetery well in time for a solemn ceremony honoring and remembering U.S. military... Read more »

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'My way of saying thank you:' Veteran with American flag salutes motorists for Memorial Day

Bob Fillmore, a veteran of the Vietnam war, said he salutes passing motorists on Veterans Day and Memorial Day to lift their spirits and inspire patriotism. Read more »

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Utah looking at best ways to manage Jordan River

Once named one of the nation's top 10 polluted waterways, the Jordan River is an integral cultural, historical and environmental resource under urban pressure. The state is crafting a comprehensive... Read more »

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Utah family changes course because of child's diagnosis

Jacob Packer, of Syracuse, is dealing with a progressive genetic disorder that will eventually cut his life short. Primary Children's Hospital has been instrumental in handling his condition and... Read more »

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Primary Children's Hospital teams pull together for kids, families

The annual Primary Children's Hospital Telethon will be Friday, June 3, 2016. Funds raised help the hospital continue its mission of keeping "the child first and always." Read more »

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Newlywed viral Star Wars couple: 'The Force is eternally strong with this family'

On the weekend of their wedding, the Utah couple that achieved Internet fame when photos of their Star Wars cosplay at Salt Lake Comic Con went viral talks about love, adoption, faith and being nerds. Read more »

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Provo forum to explore roles of family, faith in helping LGBTQ youth

A community forum on the roles of family and faith in supporting and helping LGBT youth will be held Tuesday, May 31 at the Provo City Library, 550 N. University Avenue, beginning with an... Read more »

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Elder Ballard speaks to Mormon Miracle Pageant cast members in Manti

Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to cast members and volunteers of the Mormon Miracle Pageant at a devotional... Read more »

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SWAT standoff ends in Heber with 1 man dead

A SWAT situation that began in the early morning hours of Memorial Day ended with one man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read more »

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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. Read more »

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Female hiker in serious condition after fall from steep Lisa Falls trail

A woman was in serious condition after a fall hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

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Police: Man in custody after firing at officers responding

A parolee has been arrested after police say he threatened a man and fired at officers. Read more »

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Salt Lake's next skyscraper? Proposed hotel sites worry some high-rise residents

Two sites on Salt Palace property are currently under consideration for a new convention center hotel, and to accommodate its potential building sites, county leaders have requested that the city... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Idaho man dies in Cache County tanker rollover

An Idaho man was found dead Sunday after the tanker truck he was driving rolled near Amalga, Cache County. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Myriad Genetics celebrates its pioneering role in cancer diagnostics

One of the state's leading scientific research firms is celebrating its a quarter century at the forefront of genetic research. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 people with more than half... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Herbert, Johnson present different visions for Utah education; both call for unity

Gov. Gary Herbert and his Republican challenger, Jonathan Johnson, have both identified education as a key issue in their campaigns, committing to unifying lawmakers and educators in improving... Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Photos: Members of multiple faiths gather to honor Japanese-American veterans

Japanese-American veterans were honored Sunday at a memorial service honoring those who lost their lives or served during World War II. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Police identify longboarder shot in possible road rage incident

Police have identified a man who died after he was shot in an altercation with a man in a vehicle while he was riding his longboard in West Valley on Saturday. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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Davis School District principal placed on leave after being accused of domestic violence

A Davis School District principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday in connection with a reported domestic assault at his home. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Photos: Veterans mark Memorial Day by remembering fallen soliders

Marine Corps League member and veteran, Brian Nicholes, right, and Ron Woodward salute a grave of a fallen American soldier at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UTA employee Kay Ricks remembered as 'endlessly forgiving'

Several hundred friends, family members and co-workers gathered at an LDS Chapel in American Fork to honor the life of Kay Ricks, UTA employee who was found dead on a dirt road outside Kemmerer,... Read more »

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Skateboarder dies after being shot in apparent West Valley road rage incident

A skateboard rider was shot and killed shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday after a confrontation with occupants of a pickup truck stopped for a red light at 3500 S. 5600 West, West Valley Police said. Read more »

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