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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said.

Woman critically injured in Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection. Read more »

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

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Cedar City on hunt for murder suspect

A 34-year-old man was found shot to death early Sunday in Cedar Ciity and police are looking for his killer. They do not suspect there is any reason to be alarmed and are actively hunting the shooter. Read more »

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About 22,000 items stored as stolen property or evidence

Unified Police's property and evidence building is a 22,000-square-foot warehouse filled with massive black storage bins, seemingly endless rows of stocked shelves, and even a collection of long... Read more »

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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Motorcyclist critical but stable condition after high speed crash

A motorcyclist was in critical but stable condition Saturday evening after a high speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon. He was wearing a helmet and other protective gear that likely saved his... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Men accused of narrowly missing 2-year-old during shooting spree charged

Two men accused of firing numerous rounds into a Taylorsville house, narrowly missing a 2-year-old girl, were charged Friday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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13,740 acres burned in Antelope Island fire

Crews battling a wildfire on Antelope Island reached 35 percent containment Saturday evening after an estimated 13,740 acres burned. The fire consumed almost half of the state park's acreage. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Provo house fire causes $100,000 in damage; two vehicles burned

A fire tore through the garage of a Provo home Friday, causing about $100,000 in damage. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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LDS Church asks court to void subpoena in civil court case

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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2 homes, 3 other buildings damaged in fast-moving Weber County fire

A fire on a hillside near Pleasant View was threatening homes early Friday evening. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Police say man murdered his mother in her Tooele home

A man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was arrested Friday morning. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man questioned in Tooele fires released from jail

As Tooele police and fire officials continue to investigate who may have started a devastating field fire that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more, the only person... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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15-year-old killed in lightning strike at Flaming Gorge

A 15-year-old Utah County girl was killed by a lighting strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Daggett County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Roy home destroyed in fire

A Roy home is a total loss after a fire ripped through it Thursday afternoon. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: ICU evacuated after man barricades himself in hospital room

The intensive care unit at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was evacuated Thursday night while officers negotiated with a man armed with a club who had barricaded himself in a room, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Photos: Freak accident sends utility truck into Kearns home

Officials respond to the scene after a large telecommunications utility truck crashed into a home in Kearns early Thursday. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction worker critically hurt in 4-story fall in Orem

A construction worker was critically injured in a four-story fall Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police mum about death of Orangeville woman, shooting of her husband

Police are remaining silent about the weekend death of an Orangville woman and the hospitalization of her husband, who suffered a gunshot wound. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Man wanted for questioning in Tooele fire arrested on warrants

A man wanted for questioning in connection with a fire that destroyed 10 homes and damaged at least eight more in Tooele was located and arrested early Thursday on outstanding warrants. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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What effects do shootings have on police? New documentary takes a look

A new movie by a Georgia police officer takes a look at the effects that officer-involved shootings have on police officers. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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South Salt Lake Night Out Against Crime is Aug. 2

South Salt Lake residents are invited to attend a Night Out Against Crime and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Park Community Center, 2825 S. 200 East. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: Man confronts driver's ed student, instructor in road rage incident

A driver's education instructor was attacked by a man Monday in Pleasant Grove due to road rage, according to police. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Millions being spent gambling at 2 bingo parlors, search warrant says

An embattled bingo parlor with a history of controversy in Riverdale is under investigation again for suspected gambling, according to newly released search warrants. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Orem police invest in new armor to protect officers from armed assailants

The tragic events in Orlando, Dallas and Baton Rouge involving police officers facing heavily armed assailants is changing the way many people think about how our police departments are equipped... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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