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Ferguson protesters across US mix of peaceful, disruptive

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S.

Missing Uintah County man with dementia found safe

A missing man who has dementia was found safe Thursday morning by members of his family. Read more »

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Steven Powell ordered to serve more jail time for violating court order

A Washington judge has found that the father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell is in violation of a court order for failing to get mandated sexual deviancy treatment and has ordered him to... Read more »

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Utah lawmakers contemplate law requiring body cameras for officers

Lawmakers and police in Utah are expressing early interest in a “Michael Brown Law,” as family representatives of the man shot and killed by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, call for... Read more »

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2 Bountiful girls charged with faking elaborate kidnapping

Two Bountiful girls have been charged with making up an elaborate kidnapping story, claiming they were taken at knife point, tied up and held hostage for 19 hours before eventually escaping 75... Read more »

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Ogden home burglarized while family attends viewing

A family grieving the loss of a family member returns from a viewing only to find their home had been burglarized. Someone took between $10,000 and $15,000 of personal property plus the family car. Read more »

19 hours ago

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NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion

Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Tuesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside... Read more »

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Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer

Cleveland police planned to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a pellet gun. Read more »

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NY reports lower crime rate by ex-offenders

Fewer than 10 percent of released state inmates are returning to New York prisons for new felonies, according to the latest data from corrections officials. Read more »

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Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the... Read more »

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Prayers, protests raised in Utah as national debate about police force grows

As a second night of tense demonstrations erupted miles away in Ferguson, Missouri, small groups in the Salt Lake Valley met to pray and to protest in a growing national debate about police violence. Read more »

yesterday

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Man gets life in prison in deaths of wife, stepson

A judge is sending a southern Utah man to prison for life without the possibility of parole in the shooting deaths of the man’s wife and stepson. Read more »

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'Our lives have been better for having her,' Kaysville family of shooting victim says

The family of a 12-year-old Kaysville girl accidentally shot and killed by her younger sibling broke their silence Tuesday with a brief statement. Read more »

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Former pharmacist admits he stole pills from Duchesne clinic

Craig Larry Marx pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor theft and drug possession charges for stealing prescription muscle relaxers from the Duchesne Valley Medical Clinic, where he worked as a... Read more »

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Man killed by South Jordan police had troubled past with drugs, alcohol

The man shot and killed by a South Jordan police officer on Saturday was charged Monday in 3rd District Court with taking a vehicle without permission. Read more »

yesterday

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Man allegedly pours hot sauce, throws boiling water at woman

A man accused of pouring hot sauce on his common-law wife's head and throwing boiling water at her was arrested Sunday. Read more »

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Man accused of robbing Price store sent to federal prison on weapons charge

A Salt Lake man accused of robbing a Smith's Food and Drug store in Price has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Read more »

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Former Tremonton officer ordered to stay away from girl in voyeurism case

A former veteran Tremonton police officer who pleaded guilty to spying on a teenage girl and gathering nude photos of her has been ordered to stay away from her for the rest of his life. Read more »

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Utah to pay plaintiffs in marriage recognition case $95K for legal fees

Plaintiffs in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case will receive $95,000 in attorneys fees from the state under an agreement between the parties. Initially, the plaintiffs sought nearly... Read more »

yesterday

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Mother of slain baby to serve 90 days in jail

Brianna Brown, 30, will serve a total of 90 days in jail for three counts of endangerment of a child in connection with the death of her 3-month-old baby, Paxton, in 2012. Read more »

yesterday

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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of Ferguson case

Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as... Read more »

yesterday

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Sony settles with gov't over gaming console ads

Sony is settling government charges that it misled consumers about its PlayStation Vita hand-held gaming console. Read more »

yesterday

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Lehi selects new police chief

Lehi Police Lt. Darren Paul has been selected as Lehi's new police chief. Paul will begin his tenure as chief immediately. Read more »

yesterday

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In Ferguson, will peaceful protests be more effective?

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Michael Brown's family released a statement Monday after the grand jury's ruling didn't indict the officer who killed Brown this summer. Should protesters listen to his family? Read more »

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Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shooting investigations that show the latitude afforded law... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Ogden attorney sues Weber School District over policy limiting freshman participation

Rick Westmoreland filed a lawsuit alleging his teenage daughter’s civil rights were violated by a Weber School District rule that limits the number of freshmen who can participate in high... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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