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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border threatening 140 homes; FEMA steps in

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will step in to assist.

Man killed in crash near border of Utah and Carbon counties

A crash near the border of Carbon and Utah counties left one man dead Friday. Read more »

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Fire in Morgan County temporarily closes eastbound I-84; 50 acres burned

A fire ignited by farming equipment caused the closure of eastbound I-84 for about 45 minutes Friday afternoon. Read more »

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Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility. Read more »

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Man ordered to stand trial on charges of shooting fleeing intruder

A man accused of shooting a stranger suspected of intruding in his mother-in-law's vacant home was ordered this week to stand trial on firearms charges. Read more »

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ACLU says feds must get warrant to access drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is pushing back against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a lawsuit over whether investigators should have access to the state's prescription drug... Read more »

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Ex-bus driver sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI with students on board

A former Alpine School District bus driver will spend 20 days in jail after pleading guilty to driving drunk with students on board. Read more »

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Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

A 74-year-old bicyclist was taken to a local hospital in critical condition Friday after crashing into a car in Millcreek. Read more »

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Man charged with gunning down teen siblings over T-shirt appears in court

The man charged with gunning down teenage siblings in an argument over a T-shirt made his initial appearance in court Friday. Read more »

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Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaints, will have a lot of time to think... Read more »

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Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they'll see a building designed to be attractive,... Read more »

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Midvale woman dies in I-15 crash

A Midvale woman was killed in a crash on I-15 during the morning commute Friday. Read more »

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Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported. Read more »

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Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday. Read more »

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Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1,500 acres

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening. Read more »

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Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant,... Read more »

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Utah Lake reopens for boating; advisory against swimming, water sports continues

Authorities reopened Utah Lake for boating Thursday after tests showed diminishing levels of blue-green algae in the water. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality is still advising against... Read more »

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Despite 'many signs of being intoxicated,' W. Jordan councilman avoids DUI charge (+video)

Controversial West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly backing into a parked car. "We were this close to arresting you for DUI,"... Read more »

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American Fork appoints new police chief

The American Fork City Council has appointed Darren Falslev to be the city's new chief of police. Read more »

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Utah Supreme Court upholds murder conviction in 3-decade-old case

The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of the man convicted of killing gas station attendant Lee Perry 32 years ago. Read more »

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Layton woman, 18, killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road. Read more »

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Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

A boy who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37. Read more »

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Experts: Lights streaking across Utah's night sky were space junk

Numerous Utahns reported seeing lights streak across the state's night sky Wednesday. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Photos: Residents look to stay cool as forecast predicts blistering temperatures in northern Utah

Residents found different ways to stay cool as Salt Lake City's high temperature reached 101 degrees Wednesday. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Photos: Friends surprise Nanette Wride, widow of slain deputy, with yard makeover

Businesses, friends and family gave Nanette Wride's yard a makeover Wednesday as a gesture of appreciation for the widow's advocacy work since the death of her husband, Utah County sheriff's deputy... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Logan correctional facility breaks ground on youth interfaith chapel

The Cache Valley Youth Center broke ground for a new interfaith chapel Wednesday. The 1,000-square-foot chapel will provide a designated place for worship for youths at the correctional facility. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Attorneys for teen accused of killing 2 with car want case kept in juvenile court

Attorneys for a 16-year-old Layton girl charged as an adult for deliberately crashing into another car, killing two people, filed a motion Wednesday asking to keep the girl's case in juvenile court. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Judge grants state's motion to dismiss corruption charges against Mark Shurtleff

A judge Wednesday granted a motion by prosecutors to dismiss corruption charges filed against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Woman whose body was found in Bear River had been missing for a week, family says

The investigation continued Wednesday into the death of a woman whose body was found floating in the Bear River. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Securities commision: Utah-based online ad business is actually a $207M Ponzi scheme

Federal investigators say a Utah man's online advertising business is actually a $207 million Ponzi scheme that is bilking investors around the world. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Man who shot and killed son, himself, had domestic violence history

A man who police say shot and killed his 8-year-old son before fatally shooting himself had a history of domestic violence, substance abuse and possible mental health issues, according to court... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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7 escape Taylorsville house fire uninjured

Seven people were able to escape injury Wednesday when fire ripped through their house. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Two teens injured, one critically, after being hit in Taylorsville intersection

Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, after being struck by a car in a Taylorsville intersection Tuesday night. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Woman's body found in Bear River; police call death 'suspicious'

Police have identified a Brigham City woman whose death is being called suspicious after her body was found floating on the Bear River. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Salt Lake man shoots 8-year-old boy, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Police say a Salt Lake man shot an 8-year-old boy and then himself in a murder-suicide Tuesday inside a Capitol Hill apartment. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Bountiful woman dies day after being hit by truck

A woman died Tuesday after being hit by a truck in a Bountiful intersection the day before. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Deseret News, KSL want court records in case of slain restaurateur unsealed

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man who killed clerk in argument over cigarettes sent to prison

Family members of Jamie Blalack described a man that many of them were just getting to know Tuesday as the man who shot and killed him almost two years ago was sentenced to prison. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Prominent Utah defense attorney feared dead after falling down Norway waterfall

A prominent Utah defense attorney is feared dead after slipping and falling down a waterfall in Norway. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Warrant: Boyfriend in Santa Clara kidnapping said he'd 'fix' custody battle

A man charged with kidnapping a Santa Clara man who has not been seen in a month, claimed he would "fix" an ongoing child custody battle involving the man, court documents state. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Parole hearing set in 4 years for mom in son's potty-training death

Jasmine Bridgeman, 24, of Layton, will serve at least four years in prison. She was convicted of lying to police after her boyfriend allegedly beat her 2-year-old son to death over potty training... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Charges: Man accused of killing mother broke down when confronted by police

A Tooele man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was at first found asleep on her bed by police, and then threw himself on the grass and cried uncontrollably, according to court... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Fire roars through large Clearfield plant, causes $5 million damage

Six firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion and approximately 40 homes were evacuated because of a large fire that caused $5 million in damage Monday. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Orem family of 7 loses house in fire

Fire officials say smoke detectors "saved an entire family" early Tuesday in Orem. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Man shot in crowded Liberty Park during fireworks show

Salt Lake police described it as a "chaotic" scene after a man was shot in a crowded Liberty Park during Monday night's Pioneer Day fireworks show. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Midvale killing may be case of self-defense, police say

Police say a fatal shooting Monday in Midvale may have been a case of self-defense. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner train

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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4 arrested in connection with fatal Cedar City shooting

Police have arrested a man who they say shot and killed another man at his ex-girlfriend's apartment just days after she broke up with him. A woman was also arrested in Grand Junction, Colorado. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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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. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Man falls 70 feet to his death in Provo

A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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