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Police investigate officer-involved shooting in Taylorsville

Police were investigating an officer-involved shooting in Taylorsville on Friday morning.

Uintah County man accused of assaulting girlfriend, pet raccoon

A Uintah County man has been charged in connection with an incident where investigators say he threw his girlfriend and her pet raccoon against a wall. Read more »

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Southern Utah infant dies after being left in hot car

An 11-month-old girl has died after she was found in a hot car Friday in Hurricane. Read more »

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Girl, 12, not competent for trial in Slender Man stabbing

One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally incompetent and can't stand trial, a judge said Friday. Read more »

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Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Read more »

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms. Read more »

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Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results

A federal prosecutor says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results sent to customers including food giant Kellogg's. Read more »

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Man arrested in Mt. Olympus homicide investigation

A man was taken into custody as part of a homicide investigation after the death of a 70-year-old man Friday morning in Mt. Olympus. Neighbors were also asked to stay in their homes when police... Read more »

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Settlement in dog shooting case reached, then rejected

As an internal Salt Lake police investigation into the fatal shooting of a dog continues, another controversy has erupted over a possible settlement in the case. Read more »

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Woman accused of robbing St. George bank leads chase across 3 states

A woman accused of robbing a St. George bank led police on a chase across state lines before being apprehended in a brief standoff. Read more »

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Investigation into shooting death of Uintah County man handed over to prosecutors

The police investigation into Tuesday's shooting death of a Vernal man was forwarded Thursday to the Uintah County Attorney's Office for review. Read more »

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NTSB: Plane that crashed in Arizona killing two Utah teens was flying low

A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what's allowed by regulation. Read more »

yesterday

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4 people arrested as police investigate man's death in burning Price home

A Helper man whose body was found Tuesday in the burned out basement of an alleged drug house had been kidnapped and beaten before his death, according to investigators. Read more »

yesterday

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New kind of graffiti creates sticky situation for police

Police detectives are working to combat a new form of graffiti called the "slap game" in which vandals draw on postal service labels and "slap" them to buildings and other structures. Read more »

yesterday

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Woman critically injured in Ogden auto-pedestrian accident

A woman remains in critical condition Thursday morning after a car hit her while she was crossing an Ogden street Wednesday evening. Read more »

yesterday

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Man robbed Murray bank, fled on bicycle, police say

Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a Murray bank and fled on a bicycle. Read more »

yesterday

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Former Canyons School District bus driver to remain in jail while judge mulls over video evidence

A defense attorney for a former Canyons School District bus driver accused of sexually abusing two young girls with special needs argued Thursday that the driver had no other choice than to... Read more »

yesterday

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Lawsuit claims State School Board violated law by adopting Common Core

A new lawsuit accuses the State School Board of violating state statute by adopting the Common Core State Standards without sufficient input from parents. Read more »

yesterday

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South Jordan police arrest man suspected of armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Police arrested a man they say brandished a handgun while robbing a South Jordan Wal-Mart. Read more »

yesterday

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Swallow, Shurtleff case may spark — or squelch — election interest

The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse. Read more »

yesterday

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Pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight

A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight. Read more »

yesterday

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Cartel presence in Utah 'exploding' with violence likely to increase, police warn

The cartel presence in Utah has “exploded” in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives say. Read more »

yesterday

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Man held girlfriend hostage for several days, police say

A man was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Tuesday after police say he held his girlfriend against her will for four days. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Witness: More Oklahoma bombing videos may exist

A police officer who was at the scene of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Wednesday during a Utah trial that he saw surveillance cameras at the federal building that may have recorded the attack. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Rural Utah lauds proposed reforms to Endangered Species Act

A congressional measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to institute reforms to the Endangered Species Act, including requiring disclosure of the science that is driving a... Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Man pleads guilty to hospital shooting charge

A man who pulled out a gun in a North Logan hospital and was shot by police has pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated assault and a weapons charge. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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