Police/Courts

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.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Fourth arrest made in Magna double stabbing

Police have tracked down a fourth suspect in a double stabbing Saturday in Magna. Read more »

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3 businesses damaged in West Jordan fire

Three industrial business in West Jordan suffered damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday. Read more »

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Judge postpones ruling in Park City Mountain Resort land dispute

Third District Judge Ryan Harris declined Wednesday to issue a ruling on the amount of a bond Park City Mountain Resort must pay its landlord to continue operations through the upcoming ski season.... Read more »

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Utah mother who left 11-month-old in hot car won't face charges in girl's death

A mother who left her 11-month-old baby in a hot car had a "lapse of awareness" and won't be charged in the death of her daughter, the Washington County attorney said. Read more »

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Newborn found in trash can brings call for help

A newborn baby was in critical condition Tuesday after being found in a garbage can in Kearns. Read more »

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Parents say daughter didn't understand her actions when she put baby in trash

The distraught parents of a Kearns woman accused of disposing of her newborn daughter in a trash can say their daughter has "special needs" and didn't understand what she was doing. Read more »

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3 businesses damaged in West Jordan fire

Three industrial business in West Jordan suffered damages in a two-alarm fire Wednesday. Read more »

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Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Herriman toddler in good condition following fall from second-story window

A 3-year-old girl was in good condition Tuesday night following a fall from a second-story window in Herriman. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Woman accused of leaving young son outside bar while she had a drink

A woman who police say left her 5-year-old son unattended outside a club while she went in to have a drink was charged Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Former Utah Guardsman defrauded government of $28K, prosecutors say

A former reservist accused of acquiring $28,000 in fraudulent bonuses through the Utah Army National Guard appeared in U.S. District Court for the first time Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Man arrested in connection with baby's death

Police arrested Adam Joseph Barney, 23, in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 14-month-old baby. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Man arrested in Saratoga Springs domestic violence case

A man who police say went on a drug binge and beat his wife for several days, causing serious injuries, was arrested Monday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Tired teen plowed into new car lot, Vernal police say

A teenage driver fell asleep at the wheel early Saturday morning and crashed into four vehicles at Showalter Ford after taking out two light poles and several concrete flower planters, according to... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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