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Attorney appointed for mom accused of killing 6 infants; charges pending

An attorney was appointed Monday for a woman accused of killing six of her children shortly after giving birth

Authorities investigate shooting at new Utah federal courthouse

A reported shooting led to the new federal courthouse being placed on lockdown Monday morning. Read more »

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After Miss. prison fight, monitors call for change

Violence is out of control, drugs are being smuggled in and guards are not adequately trained at the privately run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility, a prison with a history of troubles, according to court documents. Read more »

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After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the... Read more »

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Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack... Read more »

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial... Read more »

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Man injured in paraglider crash

A 32-year-old man was critically injured in a paraglider crash Sunday. Read more »

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1-year-old hit and killed in Kearns driveway

A 1-year-old boy was accidentially runover in his driveway and killed Saturday. Read more »

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Two bodies discovered near Provo's Squaw Peak

A hiker in a remote area of Rock Canyon found the skeletal remains of a person Saturday. Provo police then found the remains of a second person. Read more »

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Police make arrest in death of 59-year-old Taylorsville woman

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said it was "good police work" that led police to a suspect in the death of 59-year-old Margaret Steffey, just hours before the 18-year-old was to board a plane... Read more »

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2-year-old boy dies from accidental shooting in his home

A 2-year-old boy has died from an accidental shooting at his home and police say the boy's 3-year-old sister pulled the trigger. Read more »

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Chicago man stabbed to death, police arrest suspect in 'senseless murder'

A 33-year-old Chicago man died early Saturday after he was stabbed multiple times during an argument with a man who approached him and a female companion aggressively. Read more »

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Police: Toddler wounded by sibling in accidental Wellsville shooting

A two-year-old boy was in critical condition after an accidental shooting Friday evening in Wellsville. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Davis jail stops charging inmates rent after judge's ruling, but others still do

As Davis County sheriff's officials wait to see how their Pay for Stay dilemma at the jail plays out, other adult detention facilities in Utah are going about their business as usual. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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M-16 rifle missing for 8 years found in deputy's home

A yearlong investigation into a missing M-16 rifle from the Davis County Sheriff's Office has led investigators to the home gun safe of a deputy who apparently forgot he had it. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Iowa cases against felons for voting to proceed

An Iowa prosecutor said she will pursue pending cases against convicted felons accused of voting illegally in 2012 despite a new Iowa Supreme Court ruling that makes it unclear whether they lost their voting rights in the first place. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Man admits raping, killing young Ogden girl when he was 15

A man accused of raping and killing an 11-year-old Ogden girl in 1983 pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of rape and manslaughter. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Eyewitness testimony no longer a gold standard

The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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2 suspected of binding Layton woman in her home arrested in Tennessee

Two people suspected of binding a woman and robbing her in her Layton home were arrested in Knoxville, Tenn., Thursday. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Judge orders girl to stand trial for aggravated murder in Utah County deputy's death

Meagan Grunwald was ordered Thursday to stand trial for aggravated murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. The question now is, what happens next for the 17-year-old? Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Ogden man arrested after allegedly threatening to 'go out by suicide by cop'

The Metro SWAT team arrested a man who allegedly threatened to "go out by suicide by cop" in Ogden after a successful negotiation Thursday. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Salt Lake man charged with choking wife unconscious

A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday after police say he hit and choked his wife until she lost consciousness. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Appeals judges question right to sue in Oklahoma gay marriage case

Whether two lesbian couples have legal standing to challenge Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage dominated arguments in a federal appeals court hearing Thursday. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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High court issues memo in grand jury case likely linked to Willard shooting

The Utah Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday as it continues to navigate through new legal ground on how to handle arguments and appeals involving secret state grand juries. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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