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Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges.

Former boys home staffer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 5 teens

An ex-employee at a Juab County youth treatment center has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing five teenage boys at the facility. Read more »

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Boot with skeletal remains belongs to hiker missing since 2012, police say

Detectives have identified a skeletal human foot found inside a hiking boot by climbers in 2015 as belonging to Corry Ehlers, a hiker who went missing in 2012. Read more »

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Man who fired 8 shots at Clinton police officer calls his actions 'selfish'

A man convicted and sentenced to prison for firing eight rounds into a police car, missing the officer inside by inches, admits he was hoping for a "suicide by cop" outcome. Read more »

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UHP blanketing Utah roads with extra troopers during July 4 weekend

A near record number of people are expected to travel this holiday weekend, including an estimated 2.5 million motorists in the Mountain West who are driving 50 miles or more to their destination,... Read more »

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Man missing under 'very suspicious' circumstances in southern Utah, police say

A man went missing from his Santa Clara home early Monday morning under circumstances that police are calling "very suspicious." Read more »

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Canyons School District settles lawsuit with family of girl molested on bus

The Canyons School district has settled a lawsuit with the father of a 5-year-old special needs girl who was sexually abused by her bus driver. Read more »

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Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement. Read more »

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Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said. Read more »

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Two airlifted for 'significant' burns, three houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning at Lake Powell. Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

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Fire rips through Kearns home

A fast-moving fire in Kearns gutted the home of a family of three Tuesday. Read more »

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Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

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Mother caught in house fire that killed son still in critical condition

An Ogden woman remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday with burns sustained in a house fire that claimed the life of her 4-year-old son. Read more »

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3 children, mother located after Amber Alert issued; father remains at large

Three children were found in good condition Monday shortly after police issued an Amber Alert seeking the public's help finding them. Read more »

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Two children injured when truck plows into SUV

Two children were taken to a local hospital Monday with minor injuries after the car they were riding in was smashed from behind by a box truck in Murray. Read more »

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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

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Report: Uzbek refugee drops appeal of terror conviction

An Uzbek refugee sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted in a plan to kill military personnel or civilians in Idaho has dropped an appeal of his conviction and sentence in exchange... Read more »

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Obama administration decries judge’s ruling in Utah fracking case

The Obama administration last week decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Another evaluation ordered for woman accused of leaving newborn in trash

A woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can will face yet another competency evaluation before a decision is made about how to proceed with the case against her. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Battle continues against southern Utah Saddle Fire; Box Elder blaze under control

Crews in southern Utah continued efforts Sunday to defend the town of Pine Valley against the growing Saddle Fire, while full containment was reported at a smaller blaze in Box Elder County. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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1-year-old Riverton boy left in hot car, expected to survive

A 1-year-old boy has been upgraded from critical condition and is expected to survive after police say he was left in a hot car for more than two hours Sunday in Riverton. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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4-year-old boy dies, woman suffers severe burns in Ogden house fire

A 4-year-old boy was killed and his mother was severely burned in a house fire early Sunday, police said. Read more »

June 26, 2016

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Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle Fire

The lightning-caused Saddle Fire has been raging for nearly two weeks, and fire officials say its inaccessibility has kept it at only 5 percent containment. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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31-year-old man drowns at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman

A 31-year-old Kearns man drowned Saturday afternoon at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman, police said. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Shurtleff files motion to dismiss case

Saying he already has faced numerous unfair delays and that his due process has been violated, former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff filed a motion Friday to have his case dismissed. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Fire destroys Millcreek home after downed power lines hamper crews' efforts

A fire destroyed a Millcreek home late Friday afternoon, the Unified Fire Authority reported. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Judge to decide in 3 months whether uncle, niece will face murder trial

A decision on whether an uncle and niece will stand trial on charges stemming from a 2004 killing won't be made until September. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Grass fire burns 6 acres near Weber River; county adds fire restrictions

A grass fire burned through 6 acres near the Weber River in Ogden on Friday before it was contained, authorities said. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Investigation: Murray officer justified in firing 7 shots at gunman

A Murray police officer involved in a shootout with a man who had broken into his ex-girlfriend's house in February was legally justified in firing at the man, the Salt Lake County District... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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New Mexico sues Colorado over huge 2015 mine waste spill

New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades of toxic... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Oregon refuge occupier Wesley Kjar pleads guilty

A Salt Lake City man who briefly served as Ammon Bundy's bodyguard during the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge pleaded guilty Thursday in Portland. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Midvale proposing property tax hike

Midvale is proposing a property tax increase for the first time since 2010. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Prison inmate dies days after found unresponsive in cell

A Utah State Prison inmate found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday died Friday due to his injuries, according to prison officials. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Feud between 2 Salt Lake police officers sparks civil lawsuit

A bad falling out that led to a confrontation between two off-duty Salt Lake police officers and at least one being disciplined by the department has now culminated in a civil lawsuit. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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W.V. neighborhood watch meeting set for July 13

West Valley City’s next Watch Wednesday meeting will be held on July 13, 6-8 p.m., at the West Valley City Hall Multipurpose Room, 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Man suspected in 20 robberies says drug addiction fueled his spree, police say

Mathew Kuepper says the last few weeks have been a "blur" due to his drug addiction, according to a police report. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room

Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Police: Draper man stabs, kills South Jordan woman in Wyoming hotel

A Draper man stabbed two women in a Wyoming hotel early Thursday, killing one of them and injuring the other, police said. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Man in critical condition after being thrown from motorcycle in Taylorsville crash

A Sandy man was critically injured Thursday after colliding with a car in an intersection and being thrown from his motorcycle. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Fight Like Girls group helps women battle life's attackers

After surviving an attack in her own home, Bre Lasley started a organization to encourage women to Fight Like Girls. The organization hosted an introduction night Thursday, with Lasley and... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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'Too big, too fast': West Valley home destroyed by fire

A fire destroyed a West Valley home on Thursday afternoon, fire authorities said. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Director calls DEA raid of his treatment center 'an abuse of power'

The Utah Department of Human Services has issued an order to the Sherwood Hills Recovery Resort to cease operations in 10 days. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Man pleads guilty to murder in carjacking crash killing of recent missionary

A Bountiful man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder after crashing a stolen car into a recently returned LDS Church missionary, killing her. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Police arrest married couple allegedly responsible for at least 25 robberies

Police have arrested a husband and wife they say are responsible for at least 25 robberies, at least four of them occurring since Tuesday. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Immigration ruling called hurtful, a necessary check on executive powers

The Supreme Court’s ruling halting Obama administration programs intended to protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation was hurtful and disappointing, advocates say, but GOP elected... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Jury finds Murray man guilty of beating girlfriend to death

A jury ruled Thursday that a Murray man is guilty of murdering his girlfriend, who died of traumatic head injuries after she showed up at a neighbor's home covered in bruises and asking for help. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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