Police/Courts

Ex-federal judge says detective Shaun Cowley should't have been charged

Paul Cassell, will help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter.

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. Read more »

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Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing; trial to begin Monday in Salt Lake City

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Read more »

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2 killed in Uintah County crash identified as Vernal residents

Two people who died Saturday night after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon have been identified as Vernal residents, ages 21 and 15. Read more »

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SWAT standoff led to evacuation of 40 apartments

A man was taken into custody after a brief standoff with police resulted in in the evacuation of about 40 apartments Sunday. Read more »

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Neighbor rescues dog from fire in Magna

A Magna man retrieved his neighbor's dog after a fire spread to a home's attic. Read more »

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3 die on Idaho highways on Sunday

Three people died in three separate accidents on Idaho highways on Sunday. Read more »

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Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder. Read more »

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1 dead, 1 critical in Uintah County rollover crash

Uintah County sheriff's deputies are investigating a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon that killed one man and left another in critical condition. Read more »

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Draper man dies from injuries in house explosion

Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »

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Police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting Friday

A 31-year-old Millcreek man was shot and killed Friday after firing on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at the man's home, police said. Read more »

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'A head scratcher': Summit County families barely dodge 2 wildfires in 1 year

Some Summit County families wondered aloud Saturday how their homes have been spared despite two wildfires in a year that came awfully close to their doorsteps. Read more »

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Arizona execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's... Read more »

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FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

Scammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones,... Read more »

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2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home

Authorities found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist in suburban Philadelphia before the doctor pulled out his own weapon... Read more »

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FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. Read more »

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Springville homes evacuated after fireworks sparked grass fire

At least 10 homes were temporarily evacuated and another 40 were on "standby" to evacuate after a growing grass fire broke out on the east bench of Springville in the middle of the night. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Fire near Rockport Reservoir nearly half contained

A yurt fire that spread to nearby brush burned about 120 acres near Rockport Reservoir, triggering evacuation warnings for more than 200 residences Friday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Habitual offender arrested in alleged attempted kidnapping

A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested for investigation of attempted kidnapping. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Troopers urge drivers to focus on safety during holiday weekend

The summer death toll on Utah's roads is at an alarming rate. The latest fatal accidents occurred Thursday — a one-car fatal accident in Cedar City and a violent crash on state Route 73 in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Firefighters battle blaze at Woods Cross business

A large fire burned at a business in a Woods Cross neighborhood Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Two teens stabbed in Liberty Park Thursday night

Two men reportedly trying to defend their female friend were stabbed in the middle of crowded Liberty Park on Thursday night, according to police. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Draper house explodes into flames, hospitalizing homeowner

A Draper house exploded into flames Friday morning, hospitalizing one man with burns and leaving his family's belongings scattered across neighbors' lawns. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Levan wildfire burns 'well over 1,000' acres Thursday

A brush fire burned more than 1,000 acres south of Levan and caused the temporary evacuation of eight homes Thursday. It is one of several fires burning throughout Utah. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to a head-on collision that killed two Eagle Mountain residents and injured three others. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Missouri hiker found dead in hot Wayne County canyon

Triple-digit temperatures may have been a factor in the death of a hiker in southern Utah. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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