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Fire rips through Orem structure under construction, causes $1M in damage

Fire investigators believe an early morning fire in Orem Friday was the result of arson.

Police: 2 NYC cops shot in car, critically injured

Authorities say two New York Police Department officers are in critical condition after being shot inside their patrol car, and the suspect is believed dead. Read more »

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Willard hunting guide shot while accompanying hunters in Cache County

A Willard man was badly injured after he was shot while hunting pheasants Saturday at the Sportsman's Paradise Hunting Club. Read more »

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Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy. Read more »

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Crime in NYC drops even as tactics draw criticism

Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the outrage over the Eric Garner chokehold case, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: low-level arrests are holding... Read more »

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State: Local options needed for juvenile offenders

When juvenile offenders appear before Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge Scott Myren, he tries to get them help they need in the northern communities he presides over. It's not always an easy process. Read more »

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Anti-police protests tie up traffic on downtown freeway ramps

A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »

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Fire rips through Orem structure under construction

Fire investigators believe an early morning fire at an Orem apartment complex under construction Friday was the result of arson. Read more »

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Police looking for man who allegedly fired at trooper in West Valley City

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper narrowly escaped injury Friday afternoon when a man allegedly fired a shot at him as he tried to arrest an apparent acquaintance. Read more »

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Man shot by police in Ogden restaurant fired first, prosecutors say

A man shot by police inside a popular Ogden restaurant in November is out of the hospital and in the Weber County Jail facing charges of attempted homicide. Read more »

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Layton police look for 2 in violent, takeover bank robbery

Layton police Friday were looking for two men who investigators say entered a bank dressed like security guards and conducted a violent, takeover-style robbery. Read more »

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Teen with gun arrested following search in Roy

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and booked into a juvenile detention facility Thursday night following a gun scare. Read more »

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Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

SALT LAKE CITY — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday... Read more »

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Police lock down Roy neighborhood, apprehend young man with gun

Roy residents were told to shelter in their homes as officers apprehended a young man armed with a handgun Thursday night. Read more »

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Syracuse man charged in alleged DUI crash that killed cyclist

A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September. Read more »

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Carbon County deputy saves father, son from carbon monoxide poisoning

A Carbon County sheriff's deputy is being called a hero after he pulled a Price man and his 5-year-old son out of a car that had filled up with carbon monoxide, rendering the father and son... Read more »

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Sugar House man intends to sue police, city in shooting death of dog

The owner of a dog shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer this summer intends to sue the department and the city for $1.5 million. Read more »

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Gov. Herbert nominates 3rd District Judge Deno Himonas to Utah Supreme Court

Gov. Gary Herbert nominated 3rd District Judge Deno Himonas on Thursday to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Caretaker having 'bad day' arrested for investigation of abuse of disabled adults

A caretaker arrested for investigation of neglecting two disabled adults under her care told police she hadn't changed their diapers "because she was having a very bad day," according to a Salt... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Woman killed in Sandy shooting

A woman shot three times Thursday morning while trying to flee a house in Sandy that had been investigated recently for drugs has died. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Jail ordered for mother whose 3-year-old was found drunk

A 33-year-old Utah mother has been sentenced to a year in jail after she pleaded no contest to allegations that she fed alcohol to her then-3-year-old daughter. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Orem man arrested in alleged road rage shooting

An Orem man suspected at firing several shots at another motorist in an apparent road rage incident in Box Elder County earlier this month has been arrested. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Police find two handicapped adults in 'deplorable' conditions, caretaker intoxicated

A woman was arrested Wednesday night after police say they found her drunk while the two handicapped adults she was supposed to be caring for sat in squalor. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Man admits to triple Midvale murder, gets life without parole

A man accused of shooting four people in a Midvale home in 2013, killing three of them, took a plea deal on Wednesday and was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Utah 'vampire' trucker challenges arrest in sex slave case

A defense lawyer on Wednesday challenged the arrest of a Utah truck driver accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he drove across the country. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Gun in accidental shooting death had been in dad's pocket, warrant states

As the investigation into the accidental shooting death of a 12-year-old girl inside her Kaysville home finishes, some new details have been unveiled in a recently-released search warrant. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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