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Preliminary hearing set for Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies

A judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing 6 newborns.

Moab man receives probation for stealing dinosaur footprint

The first Utahn convicted under a federal paleontological protection act for taking a fossilized dinosaur footprint from public land avoided prison Monday. Read more »

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Bail reduced for woman charged with dumping baby in the trash

Bail was reduced Monday for a woman accused of giving birth in her parents' house and putting her newborn baby in a trash can two days later. Read more »

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Rock climber falls to his death at Zion National Park

A California man fell to his death while rock climbing in Zion National Park on Sunday. Read more »

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Myton police chief appears in court on stalking charges

Myton Police Chief Wade Butterfield made his first appearance Monday in 8th District Court to face allegations that he stalked three women. Read more »

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Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said Monday. Read more »

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School boosts security after likely Frein sighting

A northeastern Pennsylvania school district opened with tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotted near one of its campuses. Read more »

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Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies

The bodies of seven women were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a man's confession to one killing led police to the grisly discovery of the other bodies, including three in one... Read more »

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Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read more »

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2 teens rescued from ravine after crash in Emigration Canyon

Two teens were rescued from ravine in Emigration Canyon Sunday after their car plunged at least 100 feet off the road. Read more »

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Car traveling 100 mph crashes into parked semitrailer, police say

A man, 19, was seriously injured when the car he was driving at least 100 mph crashed into a parked semitrailer, according to police. Read more »

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Police: Woman stabbed boyfriend, refused to let him leave

Ogden police arrested Isamar Miranda, 24, who they say stabbed her boyfriend and prevented him from leaving their apartment. Read more »

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Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple... Read more »

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2 children critically injured in wrong-way DUI crash, police say

A sister and brother, ages 5 and 6, remained hospitalized in critical condition Sunday after their mother's car was struck head-on Friday by a woman who Ogden police said was driving while her... Read more »

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Father of slain woman said he lived his life through his daughter

Casey Baird said he lived through his daughter, Tawnee Maria Baird, and considered the woman accused of stabbing her to death his "other daughter." Read more »

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Utah State Prison inmate dies a day after suicide attempt

Utah State Prison inmate Allen Earl Davies, 67, died early Sunday, a day after he apparently hanged himself in his prison cell. His parole had been revoked following a 2002 conviction for child sex... Read more »

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U. doctor thanks strangers who saved him, urges safety in the outdoors

A University of Utah doctor is reaching out to thank the strangers who saved his life after a dangerous cycling crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon last month. Read more »

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Argument leads to fatal stabbing of Holladay woman, police say

A Holladay woman, 21, was stabbed to death early Saturday in Ogden during an argument with her domestic partner, police said. Read more »

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Idaho man killed in Box Elder County crash

An Idaho man was killed Friday after the truck he was driving was hit by another pickup truck in Box Elder County. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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2 arrested in stabbing outside Salt Lake party

One man was hospitalized with stab wounds and two others were arrested after a fight broke out at a downtown Salt Lake party early Saturday. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Saratoga Springs one of four potential prison sites, but not interested

Private property in Saratoga Springs is one of four sites being considered for a new prison to replace the aging facility at Point of the Mountain, but city officials don't want it there. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Commissioner pleads not guilty to charges stemming from ATV protest ride

A San Juan County commissioner who organized a ride to protest the federal government's closure of an ATV trail in southeastern Utah pleaded not guilty Friday to misdemeanor charges along with four... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Police arrest 3 suspected of vandalizing LDS church in Duchesne

Police have arrested two men and a teenager suspected of vandalizing an LDS church in Duchesne earlier this week. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Guilty verdict reached in murder of 16-year-old Kenyatta Winston

A jury has found Frank Paul Reyos guilty of killing 16-year-old Kenyatta Winston and dumping his body in a vacant lot. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Autopsy shows man posed no threat to Saratoga Springs officers who shot him, family says

Family members of a man killed by Saratoga Springs police officers in September say the results of an independent autopsy indicate the man was shot from behind, proving that he was not a threat to... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Risque video shoots trigger investigations by National Guard, DPS

Both the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Utah National Guard have launched investigations after officers were identified in uniform in a risque calendar photo and video shoot. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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