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Commission not ready to announce top sites for prison relocation

The Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission wasn't ready to reveal the four top sites for a new facility.

Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a... Read more »

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Conrad Truman found guilty of murdering wife in 2012

After more than 15 hours of deliberation, a jury Wednesday found Conrad Mark Truman guilty of killing his wife, Heidy Truman, in 2012. Read more »

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St. George man pleads guilty, sentenced for 2013 murder

A St. George man pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday and was sentenced to prison the same day. Read more »

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Parole board considers early release for man convicted in fatal '09 accident

A parole hearing was held last week for a man accused of fatally injuring another man in a hit-and-run crash in 2009. Read more »

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Jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trial

A federal jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens. Read more »

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Hearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killings

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd... Read more »

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Pedestrian critically injured in Sugar House

A man was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle in Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood Tuesday morning. Read more »

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Man arrested in Cedar City homicide

A man with a lengthy criminal history was arrested Tuesday night for investigation of murder after a 45-year-old man was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound. Read more »

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UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. Read more »

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Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to... Read more »

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Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12

A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand... Read more »

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Two men charged with vandalizing LDS church in Duchesne

Two men have been charged with breaking into and vandalizing an LDS church in Duchesne. Read more »

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Was pregnancy rumor a factor in killing of Riverton girl?

The teen accused in the death of Anne Kasprzak has been extradited back to Utah. New court documents provide a glimpse into his relationship with the girl he's accused of killing. Read more »

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Fatigue, distraction possible contributors to fatal rollover

Investigators say fatigue or distraction may have contributed to a fatal rollover crash Tuesday. Read more »

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Woman charged with murder in stabbing death of girlfriend

A woman accused of stabbing her partner to death in an Ogden parking lot has been charged with murder. Read more »

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Boy Scouts providing award in memory of fallen officer

Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's legacy will now provide the means for Boy Scouts to attend an annual camp. Read more »

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Man who called suicide hotline later shot by police

A man who police say was suicidal was shot and by killed by officers Tuesday in Roy. Read more »

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Lengthy prison term ordered for Uintah County man who killed acquaintance

A Uintah County man who killed an acquaintance while out on bail in an unrelated rape case has received a lengthy prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the rest of his life. Read more »

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Jury debating whether Orem man killed wife or if she died from an accident

A jury debated for seven hours Tuesday and will continue deliberations Wednesday morning on whether an Orem man killed his wife two years ago or if she died from an accidental shooting. Read more »

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Family of slain 92-year-old asks board to keep 'evil animal' behind bars

Stephen Ellenwood, 41, won't go before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole until 34 years from now, in 2048. But family members of the 92-year-old woman he murdered got a chance to tell the board... Read more »

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Missing oilfield worker's body found near Vernal

The body of an oilfield worker who hadn't been heard from since Sunday was found Tuesday southwest of Vernal. Read more »

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Friend says wrong-way driver 'wasn't in his right mind'

The father of a woman whose boyfriend drove the wrong way on I-15 Monday night, causing an accident that killed him and another man, offered an apology Tuesday. Read more »

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Crews tearing down Mass. home where babies' bodies found

A four-man demolition crew on Tuesday started tearing down the squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found. Read more »

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Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims... Read more »

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Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage

Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew... Read more »

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