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Police investigate bomb threats in Centerville, Orem

Police were investigating two bomb threats at Target stores in Centerville and Orem Thursday.

Doughnuts, coffee and change for Pioneer Park

From doughnut giveaways in Pioneer Park to the labors of a neighborhood coalition, government and private partners are striving to create a community that supports people who need help but enables... Read more »

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U. apologizes for possible sperm donor mix-up, another family comes forward with concerns

The University of Utah has completed an extensive report outlining concerns of a possible sperm donor switch at one of its former clinics. The investigation cannot confirm or rule out intentional... Read more »

7 hours ago

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Turkey truck crash will keep aqueduct shut off for days

A semitrailer full of turkeys veered off a highway and into Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday morning. The driver was unharmed. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Father, son accused of aiding man charged with rape of Price teen

A father and son from Price have been charged as accomplices in a child rape case after police said they admitted to giving the accused rapist a place to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and did... Read more »

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Lockdown lifted at Gunnison prison

The lockdown at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison has been lifted. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Tooele man charged with abusing elderly father

A 56-year-old man who police say was engaged in a "consistent pattern of neglect and physical abuse" toward his parents has been arrested and charged. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Vernal man charged with making false sexual assault claim

A Vernal man is facing three misdemeanor charges after police say they determined that he lied about being sexually assault. Read more »

12 hours ago

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Caretaker arrested for allegedly stealing from elderly woman

A woman hired to be a caretaker for an elderly woman who has dementia has been arrested for allegedly stealing money from the woman. Read more »

13 hours ago

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Traditional foes back mercy for condemned killer

Lawyers on opposite sides of capital punishment have found common ground in the case of a condemned Ohio inmate they agree should be spared, though for different reasons. Read more »

16 hours ago

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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

In 1987, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. wrote a six-page letter to a federal judge, pleading for leniency. Read more »

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Police help rescue family from burning home

West Valley City police officers rescued 10 people from a house fire in Kearns on Wednesday morning. Read more »

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Transcript gives glimpse into deadly courtroom shooting

Siale Angilua wasn't in a good mood when his trial started in federal court Monday morning, according to court transcript. Read more »

yesterday

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Student hides gun at Price junior high school, police say

Mont Harmon Junior High School in Price was on lockdown Wednesday after a student showed a gun to a fellow student and hid it on campus, police say. Read more »

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Salt Lake County Jail temporarily stops charging inmates

The Salt Lake County Jail has temporarily stopped its Pay for Stay program. Read more »

yesterday

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$5,000 reward offered in Provo arson cases

The mayor of Provo is calling on residents to help investigators solve a string of arsons in recent weeks. A $5,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in... Read more »

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Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

yesterday

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GOP, Democrats holding state conventions Saturday

Utah Republicans and Democrats are gathering Saturday for their annual conventions, but it's not the candidates competing for party nominations who are attracting attention. Read more »

yesterday

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Hearing for fired West Valley officer delayed for 3rd time, angering mother of slain woman

For the third time, the West Valley City Civil Service Commission delayed a hearing for a fired police officer who shot and killed a woman in 2012. Read more »

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Police investigate bomb threats in Provo, Kearns

A police dog discovered a suspicious package after responding to a bomb threat at a CVS Pharmacy in Provo. Read more »

yesterday

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Many Utahns not taking steps to prevent ID theft, report shows

The survey shows that more than half of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by it. Even so, people still fail to take even simple steps... Read more »

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Teen hospitalized after crashing car into living room

A teenage boy was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night after crashing a car into a Salt Lake home. Read more »

yesterday

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3 children start fire at Spanish Fork playground, police say

Police say three children are responsible for a fire that caused as much as $20,000 in damage to Park Elementary School in Spanish Fork Tuesday. Read more »

yesterday

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Mark Shurtleff says new report based on 'tall tales,' vows to fight any charges

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff seemed to have a message Wednesday for those investigating him for potential criminal charges: Bring it on. Read more »

yesterday

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High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million... Read more »

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Powell family fires back at recent court brief by Chuck Cox

Josh Powell's sister and mother have fired back at Susan Cox Powell's father in the ongoing battle over life insurance money. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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