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16-year-old on bike hit, pinned beneath SUV in West Valley City

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after being rescued from beneath an SUV that veered off the road.

Graffiti-like paintings on rocks in 8 national parks need painstaking removal

A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously... Read more »

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Victim of fatal West Jordan auto-pedestrian accident identified

Police have identified the man killed in an auto-pedestrian accident Thursday night as 65-year-old Antonio Vigil. Read more »

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Mock disaster shows the dangers of texting and driving

Students at Roy High School were shown what can happen if they text and drive during a large scale mock disaster demonstration. Read more »

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Nominees announced for two 3rd District Court vacancies

The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the district court. Read more »

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Victim's stepdaughter arrested in killing of Cedar City man

Police have arrested two more people in the killing of a Cedar City man, including the victim's stepdaughter. Read more »

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Orem company seeing an uptick in demand for its body camera

In recent months, body cameras have been a hot topic among law enforcement and also the community. Agencies across the state are arming officers with the video and audio recording device. But the... Read more »

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Man accused of shooting 72-year-old West Valley man released from jail

A man accused of gunning down a 72-year-old man on his West Valley doorstep has been released from jail without being charged. Prosecutors say they didn't have enough evidence to hold him, even... Read more »

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Clearfield pediatrician arrested in child pornography investigation

A Clearfield pediatrician has been arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in a child pornography investigation. Read more »

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July shooting in Leeds was self-defense, prosecutors say

Prosecutors in Washington County say they will not prosecute a Leeds man who shot and killed his neighbor earlier this year. Read more »

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Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had... Read more »

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Judge postpones hearing for ex-A.G.s John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff

A judge has rescheduled a hearing in the criminal case against former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

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Dead dog, neglected animals found at Utah home of California shooting suspect

A dead dog and five other animals that appeared to be emaciated were found at Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte's West Valley City home Tuesday. He is charged with killing two police officers in... Read more »

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Prison relocation process slows down

The Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission may have been "premature" in announcing last week that four sites were on the shortlist to replace the aging Utah State Prison in Draper. Read more »

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Texas man guilty of negligent homicide in Utah crash that left 3 dead

David Lewis pleaded guilty Thursday in 7th District Court to three counts of negligent homicide for the deaths of three people in an August 2013 crash in San Juan County. Read more »

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Strack family: Search warrants begin 'to confirm our suspicions'

Relatives of five members of a Springville family found dead in their home say newly unsealed search warrants pointing to possible poisoning — possibly mixed in with drinks — as the... Read more »

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Crash on U.S. 40 west of Vernal injures 3, snarls traffic

Troopers are working to find out what caused the driver of a pickup truck to cross into the wrong lane on U.S. 40 west of Vernal early Thursday and cause a crash that injured three people and... Read more »

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3 charged in shooting sought revenge for evicted friends, police say

Four people accused in the shooting of a 72-year-old man on the doorstep of his home had planned to rob him because they were upset that he was evicting their friends, police say. Read more »

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Family pit bull attacks 5-year-old Clearfield boy

An attack by a family pit bull sent a 5-year-old Clearfield boy to the hospital Wednesday. Read more »

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Search warrants: Poisoning suspected in deaths of Springville family

Newly-released search warrants show that investigators believe a family of five in Springville died of poisoning last month. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Officers say they shot Darrien Hunt out of fear he would hurt others

Two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with a sword feared he would harm others, according to a newl search warrant affidavit. An attorney for... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Utah Judicial Council members named

Third District Judge Ann Boyden and 6th District Judge Marvin D. Bagley have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Utah Judicial Council. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Child rape suspect caught in NY after month on lam

A Massachusetts child rape suspect who authorities say cut off a court-ordered GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree has been captured in New York after more than a month on... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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NY police investigate woman's killing, train death

Police on Wednesday were investigating a possible connection between a woman who was found dead in the street outside an apartment building and a man who was fatally struck by a train nearby. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Sex abuse claims against Utah educator who committed suicide were false, parents say

The parents of a Uintah County educator who committed suicide in 2013 after being accused of child sex abuse have filed a federal lawsuit against the police detective and the DCFS caseworker who... Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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'Superdell' faces federal charges for allegedly chasing bird with his paraglider

Former computer store owner and TV pitchman "Superdell" faces federal charges for allegedly chasing a barn owl with his motorized paraglider more than three years ago. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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