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Police chief of Myton charged with stalking 3 women

Myton city's new police chief is the subject of a misdemeanor stalking investigation.

Letter for sewer insurance isn't a scam, Salt Lake official says

Salt Lake City residents recently received a letter from the director of Salt Lake City Public Utilities Department for water and sewer insurance. The offer from HomeServe is confusing to some... Read more »

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Released Utah killer now faces cannibal allegations in Indiana

A man convicted of manslaughter and attempted murder in Utah 15 years ago now faces charges of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in Indiana and then mutilating her body, including cooking and eating... Read more »

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Man shot by police released from hospital, booked into jail

A man who was shot by police in August was released from the hospital and booked into jail on assault and other charges. Read more »

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Saratoga Springs police chief calls officer training 'top notch'

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton defended his officers Tuesday in light of a controversial shooting death, saying they are all extremely well trained. Read more »

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Governor appoints Kara Pettit to 3rd District Court

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Kara L. Pettit to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court. Subject to Senate confirmation, Petit will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Terry... Read more »

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Man killed in Carbon County mine incident

One man was killed in Carbon County early Tuesday in what company officials are calling a mining accident involving an operator whose oversight of a Utah mine spawned industry-wide reforms. Read more »

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Nominees announced for two 3rd District Court vacancies

The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the district court. Read more »

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Salt Lake attorney charged with sons in drug case considers plea deal

An attorney with the Salt Lake City Police Department accused of making and selling drugs with his two sons waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in anticipation of making a plea deal with prosecutors. Read more »

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Police say drugs found in rental car after chase

Police said they found drugs in a rental car after the driver led officers on a high-speed chase Tuesday morning that lasted about an hour. Read more »

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Police: Ohio homicide suspect set himself on fire

A man who stepped into traffic and then set himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt has been connected to a woman found dead in a Cleveland home, authorities said. Read more »

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Profile of Penn. gunman who ambushed troopers released

The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp. He made several trips to a state police barracks in northeastern... Read more »

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Gunman shot in Logan hospital sentenced to prison

A man who pulled out two guns at a North Logan hospital and was shot by police will serve up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to felony counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge. Read more »

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Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine... Read more »

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Ex-Tabiona High teacher sent to prison for sexual contact with student

A former teacher and coach at Tabiona High School has been sentenced to prison time for having sexual contact with a teenage student and sending the girl pornographic photos of himself. Read more »

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Police break silence about controversial shooting, ask for patience

The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. Read more »

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Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man

A 31-year-old Utah man has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in central Wyoming. Read more »

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'Living nightmare' almost over for daughters as MacNeill is sentenced in abuse case

Martin MacNeill was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing his adult daughter in 2007. She called him a "monster" Monday and says she's anxious to finally see him... Read more »

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$13K restitution ordered in Banksy defacement case

A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy. Read more »

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Trial set for Utah man accused in police bomb plot

A Utah man charged with wanting to kill police officers and bomb a police station in Tremonton is scheduled to go on trial in two months. Read more »

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Ogden couple killed in murder-suicide identified

Police have released the names of an Ogden man and his estranged wife who were involved in a murder-suicide on Friday. Read more »

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Six arrested in wild Utah County kidnapping; more arrests expected

Utah County sheriff's deputies spent all day and night Sunday sorting through the details of a bizarre kidnapping scenario that stretched across a large area of the county. Read more »

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Search for missing boater resumes at Flaming Gorge

Search crews are once again trying to find the body of a Salt Lake County man who hasn't been seen since Sept. 1 when his boat capsized at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

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GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher. Read more »

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Deaths in storm drains raise safety issue

When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away. Read more »

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Man killed in apparent hunting accident

A 49-year-old man was accidentally shot and killed while hunting near Little Creek Reservoir over the weekend. Read more »

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