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Drunken driver goes airborne, crashes into Kearns living room, police say

A home suffered damage after an allegedly drunken woman driving went airborne and ended up inside the house.

Utah-based ICE agent indicted for alleged assault

A Utah-based agent for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been indicted in federal court for assaulting someone in custody. Read more »

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Long road to trial begins Wednesday for Swallow, Shurtleff

Wednesday morning, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow will make their first appearances in 3rd District Court as criminal defendants. Read more »

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Logan man to stand trial for allegedly chaining child to bed

A Logan man accused of chaining his 6-year-old son to a bed while he was at work has been ordered to stand trial on the charges against him. Read more »

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Brothers charged in death of teen who stole bike

Two northeast Ohio brothers used separate cars to fatally hit a 17-year-old boy who had robbed them of a dirt bike at gunpoint in Cleveland, police reports said. Read more »

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Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him. Read more »

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Attorney general: reduce privacy in child cases

Vermont Attorney William Sorrell said Tuesday lawmakers should consider reducing the privacy of cases handled by the Department for Children and Families and other state agencies investigating the abuse and neglect of children. Read more »

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Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday. Read more »

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NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain... Read more »

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New Hampshire man charged in teen's disappearance heads to court

A New Hampshire man was due in court Tuesday to face a kidnapping charge in the case of a teenager who vanished after leaving her high school in October and then showed up at home last week. Read more »

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Judge's handgun ruling has DC officials, police scrambling

The District of Columbia's top lawyer on Monday sought to temporarily halt a federal court ruling allowing thousands of city residents with registered handguns — as well as legal gun owners... Read more »

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Lindon man accused of defrauding victims of $100,000 in two counties

A Lindon man has been arrested for fraud-related investigations in two counties totaling more than $100,000. Read more »

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Trial begins for Salt Lake attorney seeking Oklahoma bombing videos, answers

Jesse Trentadue has spent nearly two decades searching for answers in the death of his brother on a path that has led him to question both the government's explanation for the death and whether... Read more »

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Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, fire officials say

Unified Fire Authority investigators have ruled out natural gas as the cause of an explosion and massive fire that killed a Draper man and destroyed his home. Read more »

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Mudslide closes highway near Nephi

Summer rains sent a mudslide across a highway near Nephi on Monday, closing the road. Read more »

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Fired West Valley officer's defense team goes on the offensive

The defense team for former West Valley detective Shaun Cowley believes not only that the potential jury pool has been tainted by prosecutors, but the criminal charge filed against him should be... Read more »

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Utah judge orders convicted killer to stand trial in 1995 Wasatch County homicide

Joseph Michael Simpson, who was convicted of murder in 1987, has been ordered to stand trial for the December 1995 beating death of Krystal Lynn Beslanowitch in Wasatch County. Read more »

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Women claiming to be 'agents' rob men, police say

Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday. Read more »

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Police: Man killed family, himself in Maine

Police in Maine say a suicidal man having financial problems killed his wife, three children and then himself. Read more »

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Salt Lake police looking for teen suspect in shooting

Police here were looking Monday for a boy who allegedly fired multiple shots at two pedestrians. Read more »

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Lawyer: Teen admits role in fatal Philadelphia carjacking

A 19-year-old man has admitted his role in a carjacking that ended with the hit-and-run deaths of three children in Philadelphia, after deciding to cooperate "to atone for what happened," his... Read more »

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Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. Read more »

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Ex-federal judge says West Valley detective should never have been charged

Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter. Read more »

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Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing; trial to begin Monday in Salt Lake City

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Read more »

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2 killed in Uintah County crash identified as Vernal residents

Two people who died Saturday night after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon have been identified as Vernal residents, ages 21 and 15. Read more »

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SWAT standoff led to evacuation of 40 apartments

A man was taken into custody after a brief standoff with police resulted in in the evacuation of about 40 apartments Sunday. Read more »

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