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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan.

Farmington home sustains up to $80,000 in damage in fire

A Farmington house fire caused severe damage Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said. Read more »

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'It literally is saving lives,' police chief says of domestic violence intervention initiative

Three people died from domestic violence in West Valley City last year, but as many as 200 more potentially could have, the city's police chief said, offering his support for a lifesaving... Read more »

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Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in China

U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart introduced a concurrent resolution Wednesday urging the federal Department of State to examine the possibility that a missing BYU student was abducted... Read more »

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House defeats bill changing referendum deadlines

A bill that would have allowed Utahns to wait to circulate a referendum petition until after the governor takes action on legislation failed by a close vote Wednesday in the House. Read more »

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Senate panel passes bill to remove FBI check for driver privilege cards

A bill eliminating FBI background checks from driver privilege card applications passed a Senate committee Wednesday. Read more »

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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan. Read more »

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'He was large, he was angry, he was bloody,' witness testifies as murder trial ordered for Bountiful man

Following detailed testimony of a violent attack on his wife's ex-husband, a Bountiful man was ordered to stand trial for murder Wednesday. Read more »

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Provo Canyon semitrailer crash closes U.S. 189 to eastbound traffic for hours (+video)

Eastbound U.S. 189, the road leading in and out of the mouth of Provo Canyon, was shutdown for more more than 3 ½ hours Tuesday afternoon after a semitrailer lost control and crashed. Read more »

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Man charged with beating 13-year-old boy with crowbar

A 21-year-old man has been charged with beating a 13-year-old boy with a crowbar in an incident that prosecutors are calling gang-related. Read more »

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Driver in DUI crash that maimed 11-year-old girl sent to prison

A judge has ordered prison time for an Ogden man who pleaded guilty in a DUI crash that left an 11-year-old girl with disfiguring and debilitating injuries last year. Read more »

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Got an emergency? You can now text 911 in 3 counties, Bountiful

Emergency dispatchers in Salt Lake, Weber and Morgan counties, as well as in Bountiful, can now receive 911 texts in addition to calls. Read more »

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Michael Cavallari died from exposure, medical examiner says

Exposure to the cold caused the death of Michael Cavallari, the Grand County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday. Read more »

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Many questions remain in shooting death of Riverdale mom

A Riverdale man who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend remained free Tuesday as police continued collecting evidence in the case. Read more »

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Ex-judge asks Obama to commute sentence of Utahn he sent to prison

Former federal Judge Paul Cassell is making another attempt to have the sentence of a man he sent to prison in 2004 commuted by the president. Read more »

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Clearfield woman killed in Woods Cross rollover

A 90-year-old Clearfield woman was killed in a rollover crash in Woods Cross Monday. Read more »

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Two rescued after falling through ice at Liberty Park

Firefighters rescued a woman and teenage girl early Monday evening after they fell through the ice on a partially frozen pond in Liberty Park, the Salt Lake City Fire Department said. Read more »

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Dispatchers say bystanders lifted vehicle off crash victim in Kearns

Bystanders helped lift a vehicle off of a victim Monday night after he crashed into a cement barrier, dispatchers said. Read more »

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Long-awaited Jeremy Johnson fraud trial kicks off in federal court

Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Police investigating rape of woman attacked in Salt Lake parking garage

A woman was raped in a Salt Lake parking garage Wednesday night as she walked alone to her car, police said. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Police: Man says he shot girlfriend who was armed with knife

Police in Riverdale are investigating the death of a woman whose boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman who had been armed with a knife. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Deer attacks man in Draper backyard, police say

A mule deer attacked a Draper man in his backyard Monday, causing "significant wounds" to the man, as well as an injury to the family dog. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Should Utah have 'blended sentences' for teen offenders certified as adults?

Experts are divided over "blended sentences" and whether Utah should formalize them on its books. Such options can allow juvenile offenders certified as adults to receive rehabilitation treatment... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Ex-social worker to plead guilty to sex with teen client, attorney says

The jury trial for a former social worker has been canceled as the man prepares to plead guilty to allegations he had sex with a 16-year-old client, according to his attorney. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Charges: Orem mom left 2 small kids alone while she went out drinking

An Orem woman has been charged with abandoning two small children while she went out drinking. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Opening arguments to begin in Jeremy Johnson trial

A Utah businessman who was a key figure in an influence-peddling scandal that ensured two former attorneys general is expected to be his own attorney in a trial that starts Monday. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Teen in critical condition after slamming into tree at high speed

Police said a 17-year-old driver remains in critical condition after losing control of his vehicle and slamming into a tree at high speed Saturday night. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Police ID man who barricaded himself in motor home on I-215

Police have identified a man who barricaded himself inside a motor home on I-215 West on Saturday in a mysterious incident that has left police with several unanswered questions. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Man with gunshot wound collapses in West Valley smoke shop

Police are investigating a reported shooting after a man with a gunshot wound in his back stumbled into a West Valley smoke shop Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Kearns home a total loss after accidental fire

A family in Kearns was displaced Saturday after a fire engulfed their home. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Police investigating man who barricaded himself in motor home on Salt Lake freeway

Two lanes of southbound 1-215 were closed Saturday when police reported a man barricaded himself inside a motor home near California Avenue. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Paradigm shift: Fewer Utah juvenile offenders are being treated as adults

Is Utah getting soft on juvenile crime? Experts say it's more likely that Utah — and the nation — are undergoing a big paradigm shift. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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SWAT standoff ends peacefully in Clinton after 10 hours

A Clinton man's 10-hour standoff with police ended peacefully early Friday evening, police said. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Feds arrest 82 undocumented immigrants with prior convictions in Utah operation

Eighty-two undocumented immigrants in Utah with prior criminal convictions were arrested in a seven-day operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that ended Friday, authorities said. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Bountiful man charged with murder in death of woman after carjacking

A Bountiful man was charged with murder Friday for allegedly striking and killing a Farmington woman in a vehicle he had carjacked moments earlier. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Police identify woman found dead outside vacant Salt Lake home

Police have identified a woman whose body was discovered outside a vacant home on Salt Lake City's west side Thursday morning. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Woman killed by mixer at Sandy grocery store remembered as 'best mom in the world'

Even in death, Carmen "Jackie" Lindhardt thought of her family first, just as she did throughout her life, her sister says. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Report: Communication breakdowns contributed to release of man who killed officer

A series of procedural problems, muddled paperwork and miscommunication about new criminal charges contributed to the release of an inmate who weeks later shot and killed a police officer and... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Meagan Grunwald won't get a new trial in officer's death, judge says

A judge has denied requests for a new trial for a woman convicted in the shooting death of a Utah County sheriff's sergeant and the attempted murder of a sheriff's deputy when she was 17 years old. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Video involving officer whose ear was nearly severed raises new questions

A home video purportedly depicting the arrest of a man accused of nearly severing the ear of a Salt Lake police officer raises new questions for some about the amount of force police used against... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Police identify man killed in head-on crash with semitrailer near Moab

Police have identified a man who was killed after his SUV was struck head-on by a semitrailer Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Utah files lawsuit claiming feds' sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawful

The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, claiming the agencies' strategy to disallow new mining on or near greater... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Police investigating 'suspicious' death of woman found outside Salt Lake home

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman found outside a home on Salt Lake's west side. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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6 arrested, forgery operation busted at White City home, police say

The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit was looking for one of their top 10 most wanted fugitives Wednesday. They found him, and a whole lot more, police say. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Feds say Orem man duped hundreds of investors out of $28 million

An Orem man deceived hundreds of investors out of about $28 million in an extensive Ponzi scheme that began in 2010, according to a complaint filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Police searching for 4 men in violent home invasion in West Valley City

Police are searching for a group of men who investigators say invaded a home Wednesday afternoon, threatened a group of four people inside and made away with a backpack containing one victim's rent... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Woman dies after getting caught in industrial-size mixer at Reams bakery in Sandy

A Murray woman died after being accidentally caught in an industrial-sized mixer Wednesday at the bakery inside Ream's Food Store on Wednesday, police said. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Jury acquits man of assaulting officer who shot him

A man who was shot by a West Jordan police officer has been acquitted of assaulting that officer. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Judge refuses to throw out sexual-assault case against Cosby (+video)

A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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NFL and law enforcement: No credible threat to Super Bowl 50 (+video)

NFL security leaders and top law enforcement officials say there is "no credible threat" to Super Bowl 50. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Fremont man accused of killing uncle now faces charges as adult

A Wayne County man accused of choking his uncle to death when he was 17 has been ordered to face the charges as an adult. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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