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Clearfield man intentionally punched woman who later died, police say

A man accused of punching a woman, causing her to hit her head and later die, made his first court appearance.

Woman, young boys ordered under blanket in West Valley robbery, police say

A woman and two young boys were forced to hide under a blanket inside their home Friday afternoon while armed robbers made off with stolen electronics, police say. Read more »

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Fire rips through Draper garage during birthday party

A two-alarm fire tore through a family’s three-car garage Friday evening and displaced residents indefinitely. Read more »

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Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

A Philadelphia family has been awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict. Read more »

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Wife of gyrocopter pilot: 'Very brave,' but he broke the law

A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is a patriot, his wife said in a brief interview... Read more »

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Police: Woman tending boy with health problems beat him with ice scraper

A woman has been charged with felony child abuse after allegedly beating the boy she was babysitting with an ice scraper. Read more »

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Uintah County man charged with younger brother's murder

A Uintah County man was charged Friday with murder in the shooting death of his brother. Read more »

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Joint Utah, Alabama investigation leads to child solicitation charges

Authorities in two states combined to bring child pornography charges against an Alabama man for allegedly soliciting a Utah child over the Internet. Read more »

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Man who impregnated 13-year-old he met online back in jail

A man convicted of impregnating a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook and injecting her with heroin during his sexual assaults is back in jail after allegedly violating his probation for a second... Read more »

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Police: 5 adults found dead inside Phoenix home

Five adults were found dead inside a north Phoenix home after a shooting Thursday in a suspected dispute about the family's business, police said. Read more »

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Second student sues district over teacher's alleged sex with students

A second student is suing the Davis County School District over alleged sexual relationships between former English teacher Brianne Altice and three male students. Read more »

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Slain Brigham City mom remembered as loving, non-confrontational

Friends and family members of a young Brigham City mother allegedly stabbed to death — allegedly at the hands of her recently divorced ex-husband — mourned her loss Thursday. Read more »

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Roy man, 74, sent to prison for killing his ailing wife

A Roy man who pleaded guilty to killing his ailing wife has been sentenced to prison. Read more »

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Man charged with homicide fatally punched woman at New Year's party, police say

Police are looking for a man who they say caused a woman's death by punching her at a New Year's party. Read more »

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4 charged with murder in South Salt Lake drug deal gone bad

Three additional suspects were arrested this week in what police say was a South Salt Lake robbery that turned into a murder in December. Read more »

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Police: Man arrested after crawling under bathroom stall of young boy

A West Valley man who police say crawled under a bathroom stall in a library to approach a 7-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of sex abuse. Read more »

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Convictions of 2 in S.L. sex assault case overturned by appeals court

Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions... Read more »

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Small explosion forces evacuation of U. chemistry building

The Henry Eyring Chemistry Building at the University of Utah was evacuated Thursday after an unplanned chemical reaction caused a small explosion. Read more »

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Second man arrested in connection with dollar store robbery

The second of two men who police say robbed a store employee at gunpoint and left her tied up in a back room has been arrested. Read more »

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South Jordan woman killed in freeway crash

A South Jordan woman was killed and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper pinned in her vehicle following a series of crashes on state Route 201 Wednesday. Read more »

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Man charged with kidnapping Herriman girl pleads guilty to sex abuse

A Draper man accused of taking a 13-year-old girl from her home will now go to prison for sexually abusing her. Read more »

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Black ice, accidents force temporary I-15 closure

Black ice and more than 20 accidents forced Utah Highway Patrol troopers to shut down part of I-15 Thursday morning. Read more »

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Driver killed in West Valley City crash

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a wreck Wednesday night near 6550 W. 4100 South, police say. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Kayelyn Louder autopsy inconclusive but family insists death 'was not an accident'

An autopsy conducted on Kayelyn Louder, the woman who was missing for two months before her body was found in the Jordan River, was unable to determine her cause of death. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Woman killed, trooper injured in freeway crashes

A woman died Wednesday in a crash on state Route 201 and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper was injured while responding to the scene. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Two injured after truck crashes into Murray arcade

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries when a truck crashed into a Nickel Mania arcade Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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