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An impartial jury? Judge refuses to move murder trial out of Carbon County

A man charged with murder after a deadly house fire will have his case heard by a Carbon County jury.

Police: Man purposely hit girlfriend with car, critically injuring her

A woman was critically injured and her boyfriend arrested Thursday after police say he intentionally hit her with his vehicle. Read more »

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Man dies after rock climbing fall in Cache County

A man was killed Thursday after falling as much as 100 feet in a rock climbing accident. Read more »

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New details in court reveal alleged shooter in Lee Mart killing

One of the accomplices in an aggravated robbery turned deadly at a Murray convenience store wanted credit for pulling the trigger, according to new information filed Thursday in 3rd District Court. Read more »

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Police: Motorcyclist killed after losing control from semi turbulence

A Price woman was killed Thursday after her motorcycle lost control and hit a guardrail on U.S. Route 6. Read more »

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Advocates see potential to reform inmates in proposed prison move

Members of the "People Not Prisons" coalition are lending support for an improved prison as debate continues about where to build a new facility, but they worry that talk about the proposed move is... Read more »

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Police investigating death of Provo woman as a murder

Police say they are investigating the death of a 60-year-old Provo woman as a murder. Read more »

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Charges: Murray man beat woman, drove into tree on way to hospital

A man who prosecutors say threatened to kill his girlfriend by driving his car into a house was charged Thursday for severely beating the woman and driving into a tree. Read more »

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Hillcrest students, others show support for fallen classmates

Students at Hillcrest High School on Thursday mourned the loss of two students who were killed in a car crash Wednesday night. Read more »

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Utah lawmakers debate police use of body cameras

How or whether the state should govern the use of police body cameras will be subject of much debate among Utah legislators and law enforcement over the next few months. Read more »

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Police: Toddler accidentally shot in foot by 3-year-old brother

A 4-year-old boy was taken to Primary Children's Hospital after his 3-year-old brother accidentally shot him in the foot Wednesday, police said. Read more »

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Police: 2 teens killed in Sandy crash Wednesday night

Two teenagers were killed in a collision Wednesday after their vehicle pulled out in front of a Jeep Wrangler on 700 East in Sandy, police said. Read more »

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Warrant issued for Vernal mother accused of child abuse

Detectives say a Uintah County woman with a prior child abuse conviction knowingly allowed her husband to inflict a life-threatening head injury on the couple's 7-year-old son. Read more »

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2 arrested, 2 more sought in 'skimming' schemes, police say

Two people arrested for a "skimming" scam in Sandy are now being investigated for possible connections to similar crimes in Orem, police say. Read more »

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Roosevelt police step up school patrols after girl reports encounter with stranger

Roosevelt police plan to increase patrols around schools in the city after a student at East Elementary School said she was approached Wednesday by a stranger who asked her to get in his truck. Read more »

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Eagle Mountain man sent to prison for chase in stolen police car

An Eagle Mountain man has pleaded guilty to leading officers on a frantic chase through Utah County in a stolen police vehicle. Read more »

yesterday

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Dad offered $5,000 to kill daughter's boyfriend, prosecutors say

A man who allegedly hired another man to kill his daughter's boyfriend was prepared to pay him $5,000, according to newly released court documents. Read more »

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Prosecutors file new charge against ex-Utah Attorney General John Swallow

State prosecutors leveled a new money laundering charge against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks before a judge will decide whether he will stand... Read more »

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Hit man sentenced to life without parole in Provo man's death

A man who was hired to beat Provo a man and ultimately left him dead has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Read more »

yesterday

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Congressional delegation not impressing Utahns, poll shows

Not that their favorability ratings are completely in the tank, but Utah's all-Republican delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives isn't faring all that well among constituents, according to... Read more »

yesterday

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Hurricane man charged with homicide in auto-pedestrian incident

A man who allegedly drove off while another man was on the hood of his car, causing the man to fall off and subsequently die from his injuries, was charged Wednesday with automobile homicide. Read more »

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Social worker charged with raping client surrenders license

A clinical social worker who called his boss two days after allegedly raping a 16-year-old female client to confess, has now voluntarily surrendered his professional license. Read more »

yesterday

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1 killed in car crash with garbage truck in Utah County

One person was killed Tuesday after colliding with a garbage truck, police said. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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West Valley mom charged with murder in infant son's death last year

A West Valley City mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Commission seeking a national child abuse solution looks to Utah for answers

A federal commission efforting a national strategy to combat child abuse deaths is looking to Utah for ideas. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Jensen fire chief, assistant chief on paid leave; few details released

The fire chief and assistant fire chief in the small Uintah County community of Jensen have been placed on paid administrative leave by the Uintah Fire Suppression District Board. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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