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One man dead, another in police custody after stabbing in Smithfield

One man was dead and another man was in custody Thursday evening after a fatal stabbing in Smithfield, police said. Read more »

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Police: Man who stole pricey guitars from two Utah stores arrested, instruments recovered

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said. Read more »

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Scam targets families of LDS missionaries

The state Department of Commerce has received a report of a scam artist calling grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money.... Read more »

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Four semis, other vehicles crash on I-15 in stormy conditions near Beaver

Stormy weather caused a rapid series of wrecks Thursday afternoon about 10 miles south of Beaver, including four involving semitrailers, police said. Read more »

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Utah can't arrest its way out of heroin, pain pill epidemic, authorities say

Federal authorities have prosecuted drug traffickers and pill doctors this year, but U.S. Attorney John Huber says going after dealers and doctors isn't the only way to stem the heroin epidemic in... Read more »

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Colorado man dies in fall from cliff in Garfield County

A Colorado man fell to his death while on a camping trip at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, police said Thursday. Read more »

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4 men charged with theft, vandalism at Timpanogos Cave

Four men face federal charges for allegedly vandalizing a historic building and stealing rescue gear at Timpanogos Cave National Monument more than a year ago. Read more »

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New test ordered for woman accused of leaving baby in trash

A Utah woman accused of leaving her newborn in the trash will undergo a new psychological test to see if she has any underlying mental illness that could be treated at the Utah State Hospital,... Read more »

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Alleged burglars, caretaker arrested following confrontation on Harvard Avenue

Police say a Salt Lake man wanting to protect his elderly mother-in-law's home from burglars went a little too far. Read more »

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Poll: 66 percent of Utahns support medical marijuana

If it were up to voters, medical marijuana would be a thing in Utah, at least according to the latest poll. Utah Policy surveyed voters and found that 66 percent of those polled favor legalization... Read more »

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Women called heroes for reviving high school student whose heart stopped beating after workout

Two women are being praised as heroes for their quick action in saving the life of a 17 year-old Northridge High School student whose heart suddenly stopped beating at the school Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

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Two Highland High students arrested for threatening school shooting

Two Highland High School students were arrested Wednesday for investigation of making terroristic threats against the school. Read more »

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Nationwide settlement with Pfizer nets Utah $648K

Utah will get $648,000 as part of a multimillion dollar nationwide settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals over allegations of underpaying rebates in a Medicaid drug program. Read more »

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Heber boy in custody battle found in Tulsa following alleged kidnapping

A 56-year-old woman accused of kidnapping her 1-year-old grandson from Heber City has been arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read more »

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Man gets 29 felonies for allegedly calling kidnapping victim from jail, asking her to lie

Twenty-nine felony charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of a violent attack of a pregnant woman last month — all of them for allegedly trying to convince the woman to lie about... Read more »

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Arches National Park wants to ID those responsible for 'expansive' rock graffiti

Workers discovered extensive rock graffiti at Arches National Park last week and the park wants the public's help identifying whoever is responsible. Read more »

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Ex-bus driver of special needs students charged with DUI

A school bus driver who was allegedly seen passed out near the bus last month with special needs students still inside has been charged with DUI and reckless endangerment. Read more »

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Probation ordered for Centerville couple in illegal massage case

A judge has suspended a jail sentence for a Centerville couple convicted of running an illegal massage parlor in their home, ordering probation and community service instead. Read more »

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Sandy police seek help to identify armed robber

Sandy police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint early Wednesday. Read more »

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Missing Kane County money a 'wake-up' call for Utah elected officials

A new state audit reveals how a former Kane County treasurer allegedly stole thousands of dollars over three years without being detected. Read more »

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Utah woman's secret: Ted Bundy tried to kill me in 1974

Rhonda Stapley has kept a secret for four decades that she has only now been ready to tell: She was beaten and raped by Ted Bundy, one of America's most notorious serial killers. Read more »

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Riverdale man shot, killed girlfriend in self-defense but is culpable for other offenses, police say

A man's fatal shooting of his girlfriend in February was justified by self-defense, but an investigation into the killing revealed he was responsible for drug and weapons offenses, leading to his... Read more »

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Charges: Man threatened police officers and their families, said he was part of ISIS

A man claimed to be a member of ISIS while threatening to kill multiple Salt Lake City police officers and their families in a confrontation during the weekend, according to criminal charges filed... Read more »

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Layton police want public's help locating missing woman

Layton police are seeking the public's help finding a woman missing since Monday morning. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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FrontRunner service halted after woman is hit, killed in Millcreek

FrontRunner service was at a standstill Tuesday afternoon after a woman was hit and killed by a northbound train in Millcreek. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Authorities: Accidental fire is what killed person found dead inside Midvale home

The person found dead inside a Midvale house fire was killed by the blaze itself, the Unified Fire Authority confirmed Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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'I'm much better than this,' says man who murdered Lee Mart clerk

A man convicted of murdering a popular Lee Mart convenience store clerk was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Weber commissioners considering curfew at Pineview Reservoir

Problem boaters are bringing noise, trash and safety concerns to Pineview Reservoir, according to law enforcement. Weber County commissioners are considering a boating curfew, but some say the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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3 charged in shooting death of 18-year-old Salt Lake man

Three men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a Salt Lake man inside his room earlier this month. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Democratic A.G. candidate says Reyes could have prevented Brewvies lawsuit

A Democratic attorney general candidate says the Utah Attorney General's Office could have prevented a lawsuit Brewvies Cinema Pub filed against the state alcohol control agency. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Crews extinguish asphalt fire at Woods Cross refinery

Crews knocked down an asphalt fire at the Foreland refinery in Woods Cross Tuesday that sent huge smoke plumes into the air. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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UVU to award 4 honorary doctorates at 75th commencement

Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its 75th commencement on Thursday, April 28. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Interim Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown officially gets the job

Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that she has decided to permanently appoint Mike Brown as Salt Lake City's police chief. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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'Sister Wives' family wants full appeals court to review Utah polygamy ruling

The polygamous family featured in the reality series "Sister Wives" wants the entire 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to review a decision earlier this month upholding the cohabitation provision in... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Charges: Man profited from prostitution operation at Midvale hotel

Charges filed Monday claim a man profited from two prostitutes by arranging for them to meet clients at a Motel 6 in Midvale and that he attempted to recruit a 15 year-old girl staying at the hotel... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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doTERRA letter informs customers of possible data breach

A letter sent to customers and Wellness Advocates from doTERRA, the Utah-based essential oil company, is warning an apparent data breach last month may have compromised their personal information. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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West Valley woman attacked in failed robbery in front of her home

An armed man attacked a woman with the butt of his gun during a failed robbery attempt Monday evening, before speeding away in a vehicle, police said. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Magna man accused of tax evasion faces 11 felonies

A Magna man charged with 11 felonies related to alleged tax evasion was dishonest in his filings from 2009 to 2013, the Utah State Tax Commision claims. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Man who killed girlfriend as 14-year-old gets 15 years to life in prison

A man who was 14 when he violently beat his 15-year-old girlfriend in an isolated area of the Jordan Parkway and dumped her lifeless body into the Jordan River, was sentenced Monday to 15 years to... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Man sentenced to prison for shooting death on Ogden street

An Ogden man has been sentenced to prison in a shooting death after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the case. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Ex-social worker sentenced to prison for sex with teen client

A former northern Utah social worker has been sentenced to prison for having sex with a teenage client. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson could spend nearly 34 years in prison

Federal prosecutors want a judge to put convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson behind bars for as much as nearly 34 years for making false statements to a bank. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Man dubbed Shurtleff 'fixer' ordered to stand trial

A man who once called himself a "fixer" for former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges including tax evasion and obstructing justice. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Man dead in single-vehicle crash in Park City

The Utah Highway Patrol said a man died and his passenger was seriously injured after the car they were in failed to negotiate a curve on a state highway, slammed through a wooden fence and ended... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Woman shot, man unconscious after Herriman melee, police say

Police on Sunday were still sorting through the details of an early morning disturbance in Herriman that left a woman with shooting injuries to her hand and ankle, and man beaten until he was... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Provo fisherman drowns at Spanish Oaks Reservoir

The body of a 20-year-old Provo fisherman was recovered Sunday from Spanish Oaks Reservoir in Utah County after he failed to return from an outing. Authorities believe he may have slipped on some... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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'There are good people left in this world': Police sergeant donates bike to teen

The flyers told the story. Anne Hilton posted them all over West Jordan, hoping to prove to her son that good people still exist. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Police ask for help finding Cottonwood Heights teen with depression

Police are looking for a Cottonwood Heights teen with a history of depression who left his home around 6 p.m. Saturday. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Police: Nine injured in wrong-way Mountain View Corridor crash

Nine people are injured — and several are in "grave" condition — after a white minivan collided with a silver SUV driving the wrong way on Mountain View Corridor on Saturday night,... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Police identify Salt Lake toddler who drowned in pond

Police identified the toddler who drowned in a pond at his Salt Lake County home Friday evening as 22-month-old Dylan Diehl. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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