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Large West Antelope wildfire grows to 7,000 acres

A large wildfire on Antelope Island exploded overnight, burning an estimated 7,000 acres.

Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

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Motorcyclist critical following crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A motorcycle rider was in critical condition Saturday after a high speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon, according to Unified police. Read more »

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Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

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Provo house fire causes $100,000 in damage; two vehicles burned

A fire tore through the garage of a Provo home Friday, causing about $100,000 in damage. Read more »

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Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday. Read more »

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years. Read more »

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Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed. Read more »

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LDS Church asks court to void subpoena in civil court case

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church... Read more »

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2 homes, 3 other buildings damaged in fast-moving Weber County fire

A fire on a hillside near Pleasant View was threatening homes early Friday evening. Read more »

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Police say man murdered his mother in her Tooele home

A man accused of killing his mother in her Tooele home was arrested Friday morning. Read more »

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

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Man questioned in Tooele fires released from jail

As Tooele police and fire officials continue to investigate who may have started a devastating field fire that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more, the only person... Read more »

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

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15-year-old killed in lightning strike at Flaming Gorge

A 15-year-old Utah County girl was killed by a lighting strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Daggett County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Read more »

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West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday. Read more »

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Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents. Read more »

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Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate. Read more »

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Roy home destroyed in fire

A Roy home is a total loss after a fire ripped through it Thursday afternoon. Read more »

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

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Police: ICU evacuated after man barricades himself in hospital room

The intensive care unit at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was evacuated Thursday night while officers negotiated with a man armed with a club who had barricaded himself in a room, police said. Read more »

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Photos: Freak accident sends utility truck into Kearns home

Officials respond to the scene after a large telecommunications utility truck crashed into a home in Kearns early Thursday. Read more »

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

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Construction worker critically hurt in 4-story fall in Orem

A construction worker was critically injured in a four-story fall Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

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Police mum about death of Orangeville woman, shooting of her husband

Police are remaining silent about the weekend death of an Orangville woman and the hospitalization of her husband, who suffered a gunshot wound. Read more »

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Man wanted for questioning in Tooele fire arrested on warrants

A man wanted for questioning in connection with a fire that destroyed 10 homes and damaged at least eight more in Tooele was located and arrested early Thursday on outstanding warrants. Read more »

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What effects do shootings have on police? New documentary takes a look

A new movie by a Georgia police officer takes a look at the effects that officer-involved shootings have on police officers. Read more »

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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South Salt Lake Night Out Against Crime is Aug. 2

South Salt Lake residents are invited to attend a Night Out Against Crime and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Park Community Center, 2825 S. 200 East. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Men may face trial next year in killing of UTA worker

Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction and slaying of a Utah Transit Authority worker. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: Man confronts driver's ed student, instructor in road rage incident

A driver's education instructor was attacked by a man Monday in Pleasant Grove due to road rage, according to police. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Millions being spent gambling at 2 bingo parlors, search warrant says

An embattled bingo parlor with a history of controversy in Riverdale is under investigation again for suspected gambling, according to newly released search warrants. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Orem police invest in new armor to protect officers from armed assailants

The tragic events in Orlando, Dallas and Baton Rouge involving police officers facing heavily armed assailants is changing the way many people think about how our police departments are equipped... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Charges: South Jordan man opens fire on man who said he liked his hat

A man who was complimented on his ball cap was charged with 13 felonies Wednesday for allegedly opening fire on the man who complimented him, according to charging documents. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Business says thanks by donating 10 bicycles to Ogden police

Ogden police officers have 10 brand new law enforcement bicycles at their disposal, thanks to a company that wanted to recognize their agency's efforts. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Man found shot to death in West Jordan yard

Police on Wednesday opened a homicide investigation following the discovery of a man's body in a West Jordan yard. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Woman who hit, killed girl in crosswalk rambles during parole hearing

A parole hearing was held for Janeen Lundberg, convicted of hitting a woman and her 6-year-old daughter in a crosswalk in 2012, killing the young girl. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Applications being taken for justice court vacancies in Midvale, South Salt Lake

Applications are being accepted for justice court judge positions in Midvale and South Salt Lake. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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West Valley man killed in motorcycle crash with van

A 20-year-old motorcycle rider was killed in a collision at a busy intersection Wednesday in Magna. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'Catastrophic' arson fire destroys 10 Tooele homes, damages 8 others

Ten homes were destroyed and at least eight others suffered significant damage in what Tooele's fire chief described as a "large catastrophic fire" Tuesday night. The blaze is being investigated as... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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'None of it matters': Family grateful after father rescues son from burning Cedar Hills home

Early Friday, Shannon Kelley was worrying whether her husband, Spencer, and 12-year-old son, Connor, would be able to escape the family's Cedar Hills home as it went up in flames. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Longtime USU professor arrested in Maryland killing

A Utah man suspected of killing his cousin in Maryland was a longtime Utah State University professor who planned to teach an adjunct course there this fall, a school spokesman confirmed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Audit: Ex-employee embezzled $67K from Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

A former employee of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind spent more than $67,000 in donated and state funds on personal purchases from 2012 to 2016, then took steps to conceal the transactions,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Wildfire grows to more than 1,500 acres, threatens ranches in western Utah

Firefighters continued to battle the Chokecherry Fire on Tuesday as it grew to about 1,500 acres in size and threatened ranches in western Utah. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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