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Was pregnancy rumor a factor in killing of Riverton girl?

New court documents provide a glimpse into his relationship with the girl he's accused of killing.

Fatigue, distraction possible contributors to fatal rollover

Investigators say fatigue or distraction may have contributed to a fatal rollover crash Tuesday. Read more »

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Woman charged with murder in stabbing death of girlfriend

A woman accused of stabbing her partner to death in an Ogden parking lot has been charged with murder. Read more »

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Boy Scouts providing award in memory of fallen officer

Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's legacy will now provide the means for Boy Scouts to attend an annual camp. Read more »

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Man who called suicide hotline later shot by police

A man who police say was suicidal was shot and by killed by officers Tuesday in Roy. Read more »

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Lengthy prison term ordered for Uintah County man who killed acquaintance

A Uintah County man who killed an acquaintance while out on bail in an unrelated rape case has received a lengthy prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the rest of his life. Read more »

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Jury debating whether Orem man killed wife or if she died from an accident

A jury debated for seven hours Tuesday and will continue deliberations Wednesday morning on whether an Orem man killed his wife two years ago or if she died from an accidental shooting. Read more »

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Family of slain 92-year-old asks board to keep 'evil animal' behind bars

Stephen Ellenwood, 41, won't go before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole until 34 years from now, in 2048. But family members of the 92-year-old woman he murdered got a chance to tell the board... Read more »

19 hours ago

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Missing oilfield worker's body found near Vernal

The body of an oilfield worker who hadn't been heard from since Sunday was found Tuesday southwest of Vernal. Read more »

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Friend says wrong-way driver 'wasn't in his right mind'

The father of a woman whose boyfriend drove the wrong way on I-15 Monday night, causing an accident that killed him and another man, offered an apology Tuesday. Read more »

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Crews tearing down Mass. home where babies' bodies found

A four-man demolition crew on Tuesday started tearing down the squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found. Read more »

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Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims... Read more »

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Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage

Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew... Read more »

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'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region. Read more »

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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read more »

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Driver dead, multiple cars hit in wrong-way freeway crash

A driver going the wrong way on I-15 hit two other vehicles and was killed late Monday. Read more »

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Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies

The bodies of seven women were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a man's confession to one killing led police to the grisly discovery of the other bodies, including three in one... Read more »

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Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse committed while she was a man

A Duchesne County woman will serve up to five years in prison for sexually abusing a child in the early '90s while living as a man. Read more »

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Infant suffers 13 fractures, police say

A 19-year-old man was arrested Sunday for investigation of felony child abuse after doctors found his infant son had 13 fractures. Read more »

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Utah families share tragic stories of teens lost in crashes

Utah Highway Safety Office data show that 23 teen drivers were involved in fatal crashes last year, killing more than two dozen people, including six of the teen drivers. Read more »

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Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

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Rock climber falls to his death at Zion National Park

A California man fell to his death while rock climbing in Zion National Park on Sunday. Read more »

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Third person arrested in Carbon County overdose death

A third person has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter in connection with the December 2013 death of a Price man who overdosed on heroin. Read more »

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Myton police chief appears in court on stalking charges

Myton Police Chief Wade Butterfield made his first appearance Monday in 8th District Court to face allegations that he stalked three women. Read more »

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Bail reduced, woman charged with dumping baby in the trash leaves jail

Bail was reduced Monday for a woman accused of giving birth in her parents' house and putting her newborn baby in a trash can two days later. Read more »

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Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said Monday. Read more »

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