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Swallow, Shurtleff make first court appearance as criminal defendants

John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, Utah's two former state attorneys general, made brief initial appearances.

Swallow, Shurtleff case may spark — or squelch — election interest

The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse. Read more »

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Man held girlfriend hostage for several days, police say

A man was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday after police say he held his girlfriend against her will for four days. Read more »

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Pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight

A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight. Read more »

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Witness: More Oklahoma bombing videos may exist

A police officer who was at the scene of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Wednesday during a Utah trial that he saw surveillance cameras at the federal building that may have recorded the attack. Read more »

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Rural Utah lauds proposed reforms to Endangered Species Act

A congressional measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to institute reforms to the Endangered Species Act, including requiring disclosure of the science that is driving a... Read more »

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Video of school bus driver shows 'bizarre' behavior, touching, witnesses testify

Video surveillance was admitted as evidence Wednesday during the preliminary hearing for former Canyons School District bus driver John Martin Carrell who is charged with sexually abusing two... Read more »

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Man pleads guilty to hospital shooting charge

A man who pulled out a gun in a North Logan hospital and was shot by police has pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge. Read more »

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Settlement in dog shooting case reached, then rejected

As an internal Salt Lake police investigation into the fatal shooting of a dog continues, another controversy has erupted over a possible settlement in the case. Read more »

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Lawsuit accuses state of illegally pursuing road claims in Tooele County

The state is violating its own laws with its lawsuit against the federal government seeking ownership to 2,400 miles of disputed roads in Tooele County. A lawsuit by wilderness advocates and a... Read more »

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Millard deputies shoot man who allegedly rammed patrol cars

An Oak City man who allegedly rammed four patrol cars before being shot by Millard County sheriff's deputies was recovering from his injuries Wednesday. Read more »

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Cartel presence in Utah 'exploding' with violence likely to increase, police warn

The cartel presence in Utah has “exploded” in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives say. Read more »

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Suspected burglar bitten in the ear by police dog assisting in arrest

A man who police say broke into a West Valley elementary school had to undergo surgery Wednesday after being bitten on the ear by a police dog. Read more »

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Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed by stray bullet

An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said. Read more »

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Driver dies after crashing into Taylorsville home

A 51-year-old man died Tuesday night as a result of injuries he sustained when his SUV crashed into a Taylorsville house. Read more »

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Child sex trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck... Read more »

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Utah-based ICE agent indicted for alleged assault

A Utah-based agent for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been indicted in federal court for assaulting someone in custody. Read more »

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Logan man to stand trial for allegedly chaining child to bed

A Logan man accused of chaining his 6-year-old son to a bed while he was at work has been ordered to stand trial on the charges against him. Read more »

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Rain may have contributed to fatal crash in Salem

Investigators believe rainy weather may have contributed to a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

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Investigation underway after man's body found in basement of burning Price home

Authorities in Carbon County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in the basement of a burning home. Read more »

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Drunken driver goes airborne, crashes into Kearns living room, police say

A Kearns home suffered heavy damage Monday night after an allegedly drunken woman driving an SUV went airborne and ended up inside the house in a spectacular crash. Read more »

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Long road to trial begins Wednesday for Swallow, Shurtleff

Wednesday morning, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow will make their first appearances in 3rd District Court as criminal defendants. Read more »

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Man charged in Liberty Park child kidnapping investigation

A man who investigators say walked off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park but was spotted before getting too far was charged Tuesday. Read more »

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Former firefighter files suit alleging sexual harassment, discrimination

A former firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the Clinton Fire Department for discrimination and harassment she said spanned her five-year tenure with the department. Read more »

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Brothers charged in death of teen who stole bike

Two northeast Ohio brothers used separate cars to fatally hit a 17-year-old boy who had robbed them of a dirt bike at gunpoint in Cleveland, police reports said. Read more »

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Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him. Read more »

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