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Man stole ring, woman swallowed it, Orem police say

Police arrested a woman who they say swallowed a ring to keep police from finding it.

Woman injured after losing control of vehicle on I-80 near Rowley Junction

A woman was injured when she lost control of her car and drove off the freeway on I-80, Sunday afternoon. Read more »

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14-year-old boy placed in detention after early morning single-car rollover accident near Copperton

A 14-year-old boy was placed in detention following a single-car rollover near Copperton about 4 a.m. Sunday. Two other boys, ages 11 and 12, were in the car, according to the Unified Police... Read more »

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Two drivers killed in head-on collision in southern Utah

Two men from out of state died Saturday in a head-on collision on U.S. 89 in southern Utah, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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Former WVC mayor, police chief Dennis Nordfelt dies

Former West Valley City mayor and police chief Dennis J. Nordfelt died Saturday at age 71. Read more »

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Many questions remain in case of baby found in trash can

Days after a Kearns woman was accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can, questions remain about her mental capacity, whether she knew she was pregnant and the identity of the baby's father. Read more »

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Why would a parent abandon a child? A look at the problem and solutions

Poor parenting skills, a lack of housing, lack of financial resources and substance abuse are the key reasons parents abandon children, but help is a phone call away at 1-855-323-3237. Read more »

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Unified police chief cleared in shooting of Taylorsville man

Unified Police Chief Tracy Wyant has been ruled justified in shooting and wounding a Taylorsville man earlier this month. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Injured, drunken man found inside state Capitol building, police say

The Utah Highway Patrol is reviewing security measures at the state Capitol after a highly intoxicated man was found bloody and injured Friday morning. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Judge: Disclosing promises to witnesses wouldn't have swayed jury in MacNeill murder trial

A judge has ruled Martin MacNeill won't get a new trial but will be given a sentencing date next week for murdering his wife. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Report: Officer was justified in shooting man who had threatened police

A West Jordan police officer has been cleared of shooting a man accused of violating a protective order and threatening online to either shoot officers or attempt "suicide by cop." Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Sanpete County father punched, shook newborn baby, police say

A 20-year-old Sanpete County father has been charged with causing severe and multiple injuries to his less than 1-month-old newborn baby by punching and shaking the girl. It's the latest in a spate... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Police officers train on motorcycles

The Salt Lake City Police Department is holding its annual motor school for officers interested in assignment to the motorcycle squad. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Police reviewing possible nightclub photos of mom accused of leaving baby in trash

New accusations are being brought forward as investigators look into the woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a trash can. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Man charged with killing baby in Ogden told investigators he 'lashed out' in frustration

A man charged with killing his girlfriend's 14-month-old daughter told investigators he acted out of frustration. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Roadway safety a major concern over final summer holiday weekend

While Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of the summer vacation season, it also has the more notorious distinction of being the close of the period known as the “100 deadliest... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Gay rights activists to fight charges for disrupting Utah Legislature

Gay rights activists locked arms on the Capitol steps Thursday demanding to be heard just as they did at a legislative committee meeting earlier this year that ended in their arrests. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Missionary, police testify against man accused of BYU gropings

A man accused of groping at least 16 women at BYU appeared in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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3 schools were locked down as police searched for man following chase

Three Salt Lake area schools were on temporary lockdown Thursday morning while police searched for a man who fled following a chase. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Son of murdered woman felt peace in '91, now closure 23 years later

More than 23 years after she was killed in her Holladay home, Lucille Johnson's brutal death has finally been solved, thanks in part to some Lego pieces. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Police arrest alleged scissor-wielding robber

Police arrested a man after they say he held up a Salt Lake cashier at scissor point. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Police recover $10,000 in car parts after chase

Police recovered $10,000 in car parts after a high-speed chase that ended in a West Valley City neighborhood. Some of these parts were discovered to be stolen. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Trial ordered for Cameo Crispi, accused of using bacon to start arson fire

Cameo Crispi, a Uintah County woman accused of using burning bacon to start a fire inside her ex-boyfriend's house, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on a number of charges including arson. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Man killed in head-on crash with cement truck

An early morning crash between a cement truck and a pickup left one man dead Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Attorney general deciding whether to appeal 'Sister Wives' ruling

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As the 10th District court finalized a ruling in favor of the polygamous Brown family, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes may be stepping back from his previous assertion he would appeal the decision. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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UTA chairman says there is 'much work to do' in wake of blistering legislative audit

In the aftermath of a scathing audit that spotlighted UTA executives' high compensation, questionable development deals and concerns about rail maintenance costs, board Chairman Greg Hughes noted... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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