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Murder charges filed in death of man found in basement of burning house

Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in a burning home.

Ogden woman accused of planning husband's murder in El Salvador deported

An Ogden woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more »

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Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

A man wanted for allegedly groping a teen girl inside a Sandy Target store has surrendered to authorities. Read more »

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West Valley police looking for men they say robbed a convenience store

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday night in West Valley City. Read more »

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Orem boy found safe after being missing for 21 hours

A 14-year-old Orem boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours. Read more »

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Utah argues for more time to file appeal in gay marriage recognition case

The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest

Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened. Read more »

21 hours ago

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Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed... Read more »

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Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees return

A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned. Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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California man killed, adult and child passengers seriously injured in rollover

A California man was killed in a rollover Tuesday while a child and passenger were seriously injured. Read more »

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Man crashes minivan into flagpole outside Uintah County Library

Vernal police are trying to determine what caused a man to drive onto the plaza in front of the Uintah County Library and crash into a flagpole Tuesday. Read more »

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Salt Lake officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday. But he said it would not be appropriate to... Read more »

yesterday

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Bomb threat pushes back first day of school at Westlake High

Classes were canceled at Westlake High School on Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police. Read more »

yesterday

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Couples oppose state request for more time to appeal gay marriage recognition ruling

Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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FBI director touches on Ferguson shooting, ex-attorneys general, terrorism in Salt Lake visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more »

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Tooele woman sentenced to prison for son's methadone-related death

Prosecutors said there were "no winners" after a Tooele woman whose 2-year-old son died after drinking methadone was sentenced to prison. Jill Goff, 33, was ordered to serve one to 15 years in... Read more »

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Man charged in April stabbing mistook victim's car for cab, leading to fight

A fatal stabbing that left Joaquin Gonzalez dead and Harlin Ramos facing murder charges started as a simple misunderstanding, witnesses said. A judge heard evidence against Ramos on Tuesday. Read more »

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Rock slide caused pipeline fracture, release of oil into San Juan River, officials say

Authorities believe a rock slide damaged an oil well pipeline, sending at least five barrels of oil into a wash that drains into the San Juan River. The leak in the Montezuma Creek area was... Read more »

yesterday

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Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Canyons School District announces new safety policies for students on buses

The Canyons School District announced policy changes are being implemented to increase student safety following allegations against a bus driver on trial for alleged sexual abuse of two girls with... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Poll: Utahns willing to fight for Amendment 3, believe victory unlikely

A recent poll shows the majority of Utahns support the state's decision to appeal the ruling that struck down Amendment 3, but an even greater number believe the Supreme Court will rule a ban on... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Police investigate laser targeting aircraft near S.L. airport

Police are investigating reports of a laser being pointed into the cockpits of three aircraft approaching Salt Lake City International Airport on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Protesters want answers, transparency in officer-involved shootings

People gathered Monday to demand answers and transparency from police regarding the shooting of Dillon Taylor, who was killed last week in a confrontation with police. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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3 others booked into jail after escaped inmate captured

Salt Lake County Jail officials said Monday they still don't know why an inmate who was due to be released in three months or less tried to escape from custody Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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