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Mother stabs 2 children in their West Valley home, police say

Two children were hospitalized Saturday after police say their mother stabbed them in their West Valley home.

Utah State Prison inmate dies following fight

Unified police are investigating whether a fight between inmates at the Utah State Prison caused the death of one of the fighting parties. Read more »

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2 arrested, others sought in 2 chases after shots fired in Holladay

Police arrested two men and were looking Sunday for others involved in two high-speed chases overnight. The chases began after police heard shots fired in a Holladay neighborhood. Read more »

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Police investigate validity of possible kidnapping in Utah County

Investigators from three jurisdictions were trying to sort out the details of a possible crime spree Sunday. Read more »

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UHP: Prescription meds may be factor in crash that killed Ogden woman

An Ogden woman died Saturday after being ejected from her car on I-15. Utah Highway Patrol troopers say prescription medication is likely the cause of an impairment that led to the accident. Read more »

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Vernal man dies after losing control of his ATV

A Vernal man was killed Saturday after police say he lost control of his all-terrain vehicle Saturday night near Maeser, Uintah County. Read more »

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Salt Lake man hospitalized after being shot in the stomach

A Salt Lake man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being shot in the stomach late Saturday night. Read more »

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Was Saratoga Springs man killed while lunging at officers or while running away?

After three days of silence about what prompted officers to shoot and kill a Saratoga Springs man Wednesday morning, investigators issued a brief statement Saturday afternoon addressing the question. Read more »

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Family of man killed in gun battle says he was at 'lowest point of his life'

The family of a man who died in a gun battle with police in St. George after robbing a bank and taking hostages apologized to the people who encountered him in "the lowest point of his life." Read more »

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Ogden shootings leave 2 dead, 1 injured

Police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and one woman injured in an Ogden home Friday night. Read more »

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Charges against woman who lived in home where bodies of 3 babies found; neighbors soul-search

A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering up the deaths, while neighbors said they wish they had acted... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

The five children who authorities say were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pose for the camera, always smiling. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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'They killed my son because he's black,' Saratoga Springs mom says

The mother of a man shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police this week believes the situation would have had a completely different outcome if her son were white. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Woman in wheelchair robbed at knife point

Police say a man robbed a woman who was in a wheelchair at knife point Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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West Valley officers rouse sleeping residents from burning apartments

An apartment fire that broke out early Friday destroyed two units and displaced 12 families. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Shot fired, officer assaulted at USANA rap concert

A rap concert at the USANA Amphitheatre turned into a busy night for police who responded to a shooting in one incident and were forced to use a Taser on a concert-goer in another. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Ex-inmate pleads guilty to sex-trafficking charges

A man faces 10 more years behind bars after pleading guilty to forcing two teens into prostitution with the help of his girlfriend, who was a guard at the western Pennsylvania prison where he served time for drug charges. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Robert Downey Jr.'s son pleads guilty in drug case

The son of Robert Downey Jr. pleaded guilty on Friday to cocaine possession and was sentenced to a drug diversion program that could result in his conviction being dismissed. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Missing Coalville man found dead

A Coalville man who went missing Thursday night was found dead early Friday. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Death concealment charges for woman in dirty home

A woman who lived at a squalid home where the bodies of three infants were found among vermin and piles of soiled diapers is facing charges including fetal death concealment, authorities said... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Ohio man charged in baton assault on fellow driver

A 54-year-old man has been charged with felonious assault and impersonating a police officer after an apparent road rage incident in southwest Ohio. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Escaped school shooter captured near Ohio prison

A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners and was captured nearly six hours later hiding by a... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Prosecutor defends Ray Rice investigation

New Jersey law advises that those who commit violent crimes should "generally be rejected" from the program Ray Rice was allowed into for knocking his then-fiancee unconscious. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Utah prison inmate charged in kidnapping-for-hire plot

A Utah prison inmate serving her sentence in the Wasatch County Jail made repeated attempts to hire someone to assault her ex-boyfriend and kidnap his children, according to investigators. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Police shoot man suspected of robbing bank, fleeing with hostages in St. George

A man accused of robbing a bank at gunpoint and stealing a car with two women in it was shot by police Thursday in St. George. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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