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Man critically injured when hit by car while crossing the street in Kearns

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday night after police say he was hit by a car

City crews discover large oil leak in Salt Lake neighborhood

Cleanup is underway after about 100 barrels of oil leaked out of a Tesoro pipeline in a Salt Lake City neighborhood. The leak was discovered Friday by city crews working to repair a water line. Read more »

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Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. Read more »

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Utah high court upholds conviction in '04 murder of Tara Brennan

The Utah Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man who killed a Salt Lake woman for $200 in drug money more than 10 years ago. Read more »

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Legal battles from 2010 spill to unfold in 2 US courtrooms

Legal battles arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill play out in two federal courtrooms in New Orleans this coming week. Read more »

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Does Herbert prefer Salt Lake site for prison? Lawmaker backs off claim

Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, backed off statements Friday he made on his blog suggesting that Gov. Gary Herbert prefers a site near the Salt Lake City International Airport for a new... Read more »

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State GOP chairman wants caucus, not a primary

Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans said Friday the party plans to hold a caucus instead of a primary election next year to choose the Republican nominee for president. Read more »

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Undercover operation seizes $600,000 in drugs, police say

A joint operation by the Weber/Morgan Narcotics Strike Force and the FBI resulted in the seizure of 19.5 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.5 pounds of an unknown drug Thursday, police said. Read more »

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Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him

Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life. Read more »

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City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen

New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012. Read more »

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Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author

Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. Read more »

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Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case

Pennsylvania's state treasurer has resigned and plans to plead guilty to federal charges accusing him of using his office to threaten potential campaign donors during his failed gubernatorial... Read more »

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Jury exonerates Marc Jenson in fraud, money laundering trial

After more than 14 hours of deliberation and 11 days of testimony, a jury on Friday exonerated one of the key figures in the criminal cases against former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John... Read more »

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Hundreds pay tribute to slain officer on 1-year anniversary of death

Hundreds of people gathered Friday for special tributes on the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. Read more »

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Alpine seeks to fill City Council vacancy

Alpine has announced a vacancy on the City Council created by the resignation of Mel Clement, who will be leaving on a mission for the LDS Church. Read more »

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Salt Lake County Jail employee killed in Taylorsville crash

A veteran employee of the Salt Lake County Jail was killed in a traffic crash Friday. Read more »

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West Valley man killed, woman critically injured in accident

A West Valley man was killed and a woman was critically injured Friday following a violent crash in West Valley City. Read more »

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Millcreek couple tied up for 2 1/2 hours in home invasion, police say

Police were looking Friday for up to four people who broke into a Millcreek apartment and left a couple tied up for more than two hours while ransacking their home. Read more »

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Worker who saw victim's body testifies at Hernandez trial

Testimony has resumed in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez a day after prosecutors laid out their case in opening statements. Read more »

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Grandmother: Chief's wife promised to pay off mortgage

The 95-year-old grandmother of the Honolulu police chief's wife testified Friday that she trusted her granddaughter and was devastated when she found out a reverse mortgage on her home hadn't been... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2015

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Biker critically injured in Washington Terrace accident

A 31-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being thrown from his dirt bike in a Washington Terrace intersection. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Jury in fraud case deliberating fate of ex-millionaire Marc Jenson

A jury is deliberating whether Marc Jenson, a key figure in the cases against Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, is guilty of fraud and money laundering after a ritzy ski and golf resort he was... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Police find Orem woman who left living center

An 86-year-old Orem woman was reported missing after walking away from her assisted living center. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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House speaker steps down from Prison Relocation Commission

House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, has stepped down from the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission, citing how busy he is in his new leadership role. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Killer Dan Lafferty says his ideas influenced Springville family suicide

Dan Lafferty, who is serving a life prison sentence for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a Springville couple's decision to fatally overdose along... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Cedar City man charged with nearly biting off nose in a fight

Criminal charges have been filed against a Cedar City man accused of coming close to biting another man's nose off during a fight. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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