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Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in Wyoming

Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in Wyoming

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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Utah militia leader tried to blow up BLM building, feds say

A 57-year-old Stockton man, described by prosecutors as the "commander of a citizen militia group," was federally indicted Thursday after allegedly trying to blow up a Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Pine Valley mandatory evacuation order lifted; residents told to 'remain prepared'

The mandatory evacuation order for Pine Valley residents in the Lloyd's Canyon area was lifted at noon Thursday as crews continued to battle the nearby Saddle Fire. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Emery County defrauded out of nearly $40,000 because of email scam, police say

Emery County was defrauded out of $38,700 when it was inadvertently filed to an unauthorized account in response to a fraudulent email, police said Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Weber County Attorney's Office prosecuting gang operatives for recruiting conspiracy

The Weber County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that it is prosecuting six purported gang operatives for allegedly recruiting and manipulating "vulnerable" youths, among other accusations. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Evacuations still in place as Saddle Fire grows; governor decries drone interference (+ video)

Mandatory evacuations remained in place in Lloyd's Canyon on Wednesday as the Saddle Fire continued to grow. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Documents: Former teacher says he used to trade grades for sex

A 43-year-old Provo man arrested and charged for allegedly trying to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex, claims he used to trade grades for sex with students when he was a teacher, according to court... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Two women critically injured in six-vehicle crash on Bangerter Highway

A six-vehicle crash critically injured two women Wednesday afternoon at a busy Bangerter Highway intersection, police said. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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ACLU sues the state over inadequate legal defense for poor Utahns

Claiming years of inaction to repair an inconsistent, overburdened and underfunded legal defense system, the ACLU of Utah and the law firm Holland and Hart have filed a class-action lawsuit against... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Woods Cross plans to raise taxes, fees for public works facility, 2 new officers

The Woods Cross City Council is proposing to increase property taxes and utility fees to build a new public works facility and hire two additional police officers. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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S.L. fire captain says she was demoted for questioning alleged fraud, fire code violations

Salt Lake City's first ever female fire division chief is threatening to sue the city, making a slew of allegations, including fraud, cover-ups, state fire code violations and retaliation by... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Woman battling cancer has two bicycles stolen

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two bicycles stolen from a woman battling cancer. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Body of missing hiker found above Alta

The body of a missing 21-year-old hiker was found at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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