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Man killed in Parleys Canyon motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon

Excessive speed most likely played a role in a motorcycle crash that killed a man in Parleys Canyon

NAACP talks training, transparency and use of force with 10 Utah police agencies

When it comes to policing in Utah, several law enforcement leaders and members of the NAACP see eye to eye on many issues. Read more »

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Tipped tanker, potential chemical spill closes roads near Hill Air Force Base

A tipped tanker caused a chemical spill scare and traffic delays near Hill Air Force Base on Friday. Read more »

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Police release names of officers involved in Saratoga Springs shooting; family still alleges racial profiling

The Saratoga Springs Police Department released Friday the names of two officers involved in a shooting that killed 22-year-old Darrien Hunt last week. Hunt's family continues to accuse the... Read more »

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Motorcyclist critically injured in Roosevelt crash

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Friday on U.S. 40 in Roosevelt when the driver of a welding truck made a left turn in front of him, police said. Read more »

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2 women arrested in alleged home invasion, attack

Two women were arrested after police say they dressed in black, invaded a home and attacked residents. Read more »

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Myton police chief on leave amid stalking allegations; break-in reported at accuser's house

Myton Police Chief Thomas Wade Butterfield was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday. The decision by the Myton City Council came two days after Butterfield was charged with stalking three... Read more »

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Martin MacNeill gets maximum sentence for murder that 'shocks the conscience'

Seven years after overmedicating his wife and drowning her in a bathtub, Martin MacNeill was given the maximum sentence possible in his case and will likely die in prison. Read more »

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Biden: Young men need to stand against violence

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses. Read more »

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Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with a long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze... Read more »

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Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. Read more »

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NFL to partner with violence hotline

The NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Read more »

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Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods

On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland. Read more »

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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult... Read more »

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Bystanders flip SUV to rescue teen from river

Bystanders flipped over an SUV that crashed into the Jordan River Thursday and rescued the teenage driver. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Watch out for Utah Highway Patrol 'slow-down' maneuvers

The Utah Highway Patrol wants drivers to know what to do when they see patrol cars swerving across all lanes of traffic with their lights and sirens on. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for Darrien Hunt, the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police over a week ago. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Shurtleff wants more specifics from accusers, says charges leave him guessing

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says the criminal charges against him are so vague that's he's left to guess which days he is accused of committing certain crimes. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Trial opens for Detroit officer who killed 7-year-old girl

A member of an elite Detroit police team flunked his training when he stormed a house looking for a murder suspect with his finger on the trigger and shot a 7-year-old girl who was asleep on the... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad were sentenced to life without parole by a judge who said they must be permanently removed from society. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Police investigate shooting death in Salt Lake neighborhood

A man whose body was found on a street corner in Salt Lake City's Poplar Grove neighborhood Thursday is likely the victim of a homicide, police confirmed. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country are waiting silently outside a northeastern Pennsylvania cathedral ahead of a funeral for a state trooper killed in an ambush outside... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern

The war of words is heating up for the NFL, with PepsiCo Inc. CEO Indra Nooyi the latest major Super Bowl advertiser to make a pointed statement about the league. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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In an effort to make a lesson better, Missouri’s teacher of the year found himself in the middle of violence

The scar on Chris Holmes’ left temple could be considered a marker of the measures he’ll take to make a lesson matter to his journalism students at Hazelwood West High School. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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146 people become U.S. citizens in ceremony

The United States welcomed 146 new citizens at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services saw the new citizens take the oath during a... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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3 charged in Kearns gang shooting, chase

Three men were charged Wednesday in connection with a gang-related shooting in a Kearns parking lot that ended in a high-speed chase. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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