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Family of man killed by police say they had no options to save him

Family members of a man killed by a police officer say they were faced with a dangerous ultimatum.

Body of missing Colorado man last spotted in Salt Lake in 2012 found in Nevada

The body of a Colorado man who went missing three years ago while riding an Amtrak train home has been found in Nevada, authorities said Sunday. He was last seen getting off a train in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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North Ogden man killed in motorcycle crash

A North Ogden motorcyclist was killed Sunday and his son was injured in an accident on I-84. Read more »

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2 Duchesne County men die in Grand County rollover

Two Duchesne County men were killed Sunday in a one-car rollover on I-70. Read more »

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Families of men shocked in electrical accident thankful for support

The man who was electrocuted by a power line while working on the roof of a Draper business Friday left behind a wife and three children. One of the two other men who were critically injured in the... Read more »

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2 fires in West Valley City destroy 3 cars, kill 3 horses

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses. Read more »

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Man critically injured by power line while hanging sign in Lehi

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi. Read more »

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Herriman man dies following fistfight with girlfriend's brother, police say

A Herriman man died Saturday hours after he was punched and knocked unconscious in a fight with his girlfriend's brother whom she had called to rescue her, police said. Read more »

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Elderly man hit by car, killed while crossing street to buy food

An elderly Magna man was hit and killed by a minivan while crossing the street to get food Friday evening. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Federal judge recuses himself in criminal case against San Juan County Commissioner

Less than three weeks before a scheduled sentencing, a federal judge has recused himself in the case against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman for the ATV protest ride he organized and led in... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Father's 7-year fight for child adopted in Utah without his consent moves forward

The biological father of a child who, as a newborn, was placed for adoption in Utah without his knowledge or consent has another opportunity to seek custody of his daughter under a new Colorado... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Man shot, killed by Spanish Fork police officer in church parking lot

A man was shot and killed by a police officer Friday afternoon in the parking lot of a church, Spanish Fork police said. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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One man electrocuted, 2 others injured in Draper workplace accident

One man was killed and two others critically injured Friday when they were shocked while working on the roof of a gymnastics center in Draper. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Trial for 18-year-old accused of killing his girlfriend as a teen has been moved to next year

The trial for a man accused of killing is girlfriend as a teenager has been pushed to next year. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Man crashes car in West Valley City, gets hit, killed running across road

A man involved in a traffic accident Thursday night was killed after he tried to run across the highway and was hit by another vehicle, according to police. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Utah Highway Patrol trooper shot multiple times survives thanks to bulletproof vest

A veteran Utah Highway Patrol trooper was shot multiple times without warning early Friday by a man who troopers say fled and died a short time later from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Maximum security prison provides home for abandoned cats

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Therapy and rescue combine into one program, as inmates care for cats and get unconditional love in return. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Vandals go after Mt. Pleasant cement business, causing $150,000 in damage

Vandals popped the tires and broke out the windows of several cement trucks and other vehicles at a Mt. Pleasant business Tuesday night, and police are looking for whoever is responsible. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Police identify man killed in I-80 rollover

Police have identified the man who was killed in a rollover Wednesday on eastbound I-80. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Police working to identify boys who left threatening package at Oquirrh Hills Elementary (+video)

KEARNS — Police are looking for two unidentified teenage boys who allegedly left a box at Oquirrh Hills Elementary School and wrote messages on it claiming an explosive device was inside.... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Teen accused of murdering neighbor now charged with raping her

A 15-year-old charged with luring his 12-year-old neighbor from her home and killing her now faces an additional charge of rape. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Trio charged in home invasion attack on Vernal man

Three Uintah County men are facing felony charges after a violent home-invasion attack that left a Vernal man with more than a dozen stab wounds and one of his alleged attackers with a bullet hole... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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West Wendover police K-9 retires after 6 years

Six and a half years is a short career in any line of work, but it was enough for a police officer in West Wendover to retire. His name is Teke, and he's a K-9 drug dog involved in drug busts and... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Many questions unanswered in West Jordan police shooting death

The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in West Jordan continued Thursday with police releasing few new details. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Volunteer track coach pleads guilty to sexual conduct with teen

A volunteer Tooele High track coach accused of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on the team has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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