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Dog accused of biting child ordered to be put down or sent to ranch (+video)

A woman is trying to save her dog that she claims faces unfair circumstances.

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 »

April 27, 2016

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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 »

April 27, 2016

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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 »

April 27, 2016

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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 »

April 27, 2016

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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 »

April 27, 2016

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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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One dead in multi-vehicle I-15 crash; third driver involved left scene, police say

One man is dead and two other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-15 early Saturday morning near Spanish Fork, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Search goes on for whoever shot 8 Ohio relatives in the head

A day after eight members of one family were found dead with gunshots to the head at four properties in rural southern Ohio, authorities on Saturday continued the scramble to determine who targeted... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Woman charged with setting house on fire with elderly mother inside

An elderly woman had be rescued from a burning Salt Lake home last month after her daughter intentionally set it on fire, criminal charges filed Friday allege. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Toddler dies after drowning in pond outside Salt Lake County home, police say

A 22 month-old boy died after drowning in a pond Friday outside a northern Salt Lake County home, police said. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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'Be strong:' American Fork mother left to explain racial slur graffiti on family car to young sons

Danielle Boulter was stunned to find Friday morning that the side of her car had been spray painted with a racial slur targeting two of her children. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Winds a possible factor in fatal motorcycle wreck near Cedar City, police say

Brett Nielson, 50, died in a motorcycle wreck Friday on the freeway near Cedar City, and police are investigating whether windy conditions may have contributed to the crash. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Teacher charged with viewing porn in classroom

A former veteran teacher at Cyprus High School has been charged with viewing pornography in his classroom while he was still employed. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Utah GOP wants judge removed from SB54 fight over legal fees

A Utah Republican Party lawyer wants the federal judge who ruled against the GOP in the contentious legal fight over the state's new election law recused from the case. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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8 relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

Eight members of the same family were shot to death in the head Friday at four locations in rural southern Ohio, authorities said. They warned surviving relatives and residents to be careful and... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Contractor agrees to replace illegally cut Big Cottonwood trees

A contractor who illegally cut down dozens of trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon last summer has agreed to replace all of the destroyed trees and then some. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Charges: Fake cop pulled couple over at gunpoint

A man who claimed he was a law enforcer when he performed a "felony stop" and pulled a gun on a couple in another vehicle has been charged with impersonating a police officer. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Lindon woman charged with trying to suffocate 1-year-old

A Lindon woman faces criminal charges for allegedly smothering her infant child to the point of unconsciousness. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Man involved in '96 motel murder charged with human trafficking

A man involved in the murder of a Woods Cross motel clerk 20 years ago now faces criminal charges for allegedly forcing two young women who feared he might kill them into prostitution. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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West Valley man hit by car dies three weeks after crash

A West Valley man hit by a car three weeks ago has died as a result of his injuries. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Spanish Fork man killed, 2 injured in I-80 crash (+video)

A vehicle that was either stalled or moving slowly on I-80 was rear-ended by a semitrailer early Friday, killing a Spanish Fork man in the rear passenger seat. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Woman at center of BYU Honor Code controversy files complaint against Title IX office (+video)

A BYU student who earlier this month publicly questioned the university's treatment of victims of sexual assault says she has filed a formal complaint against the school's Title IX office. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Motorcyclist dies two days after crash with impaired driver in South Salt Lake, police say

A motorcyclist died Thursday from injuries he suffered in a crash with an impaired driver earlier this week, police said. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Medical supply company owner headed to prison for health care fraud

The former owner of a Salt Lake medical equipment company is going to prison for filing false Medicare claims for power wheelchairs in a scheme known as "chiseling." Read more »

April 21, 2016

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