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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.

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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Navajo man pleads guilty to killing another on tribal land

A Navajo man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting and killing another man during an argument last summer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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New center a 'triage unit' for front-line policing in Rio Grande neighborhood

Relief for the embattled Rio Grande neighborhood is on the way in the form of a new Community Connections Center intended to assist people experiencing homelessness, city officials announced Tuesday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Kearns woman sent to prison for running over man with a stolen trailer

A Kearns woman was sentenced to prison Monday for running over and killing a man who police say was trying to recover a stolen trailer. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man arrested after knocking down bay door, ramming patrol car, police say

A man who police say drove through a garage bay door, knocking it to the ground, and then rammed a police car and another vehicle was arrested at gunpoint Monday. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trial ordered for Springville coach accused of sexually abusing player

A Springville baseball coach was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy he coached and employed. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Crash launches engine 100 feet, but seat belt helps protect driver

A teen driver who crashed into a tree with such impact that the engine went flying out of his car and started a grass fire, was able to walk away with minor injuries thanks to a seat belt,... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Family of slain man who killed police K9 offers portrait to handler

The family of a man who shot and killed a Unified police K9 in April, who was also killed by police gunfire, offered a gift Monday to the officer who lost his dog. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Man gets jail time for attempted recruitment of 15-year-old into prostitution

A man who tried to recruit a 15-year-old girl into prostitution was ordered Monday to about nine more months in the Salt Lake County Jail for an attempted human trafficking conviction, the Utah... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Utah State aviation student dead after plane crashes during solo flight training

A Utah State University aviation student died in a plane crash Monday while flying as part of the school's pilot training program Monday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Provo’s Night Out Against Crime set for Aug. 2

The public invited to Provo's Night Out Against Crime from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at North Park, 500 North and West. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Warrant issued for dad who admitted abusing baby after heater fell on her

A warrant has been issued for a Holladay man who disappeared after pleading guilty to becoming angry and further injuring his 4-month-old daughter when a heater fell on her and burned her. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Judge deals blow to ex-West Valley detective's lawsuit

Former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley's federal civil rights lawsuit against his former employer, Salt Lake County and Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, was dealt a major blow... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Herbert signs bills for Fairpark arena funds, tougher drone law

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed all eight bills the Utah Legislature passed in a special session last week, including funding for a stadium at the state fairgrounds. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Police answering welfare call find woman dead, man with gunshot wound

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead and a man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound on Sunday. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Navajo Nation works on Amber Alert in shadow of girl's death

After a young girl was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead the next day, tribal officials faced tough questions about why an Amber Alert system proposed years earlier was never implemented. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Fire destroys Taylorsville home, damages another

One house was destroyed and a second damaged in a fire early Monday. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Prosecutors 'stand down' and drop criminal case against Mark Shurtleff

Prosecutors filed a motion Monday to have all criminal charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff dismissed in part because of "insufficient evidence." The case against his... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Body discovered in American Fork Canyon

A Highland man's body was found in a steep area of American Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, police say. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Court upholds reinstatement of West Valley lieutenant tied to embattled drug unit

A West Valley police lieutenant who was demoted following an investigation of the city's embattled Neighborhood Narcotics Unit and then reinstated in 2014 — only to have his reinstatement... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Inmate promises his next release will last more than 6 hours

A man convicted of manslaughter 13 years ago was recently sent back to prison only six hours after he was released on parole. But Michael Todd Barton believes with his next release, he won't be... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Slain officer's touching Facebook message days before death

Just days before he was shot and killed Sunday morning, a Baton Rouge police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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7-year-old girl dies after being hit by car in Bluffdale

A 7-year-old girl died Saturday after being hit by a car in Bluffdale. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Police identify woman killed in U.S. 6 crash

Police identified a woman who died after a crash on U.S. 6 Friday as Danyel Walton, 46, of West Valley City. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Utah County Jail navigating staffing shortage, recruitment challenges

The Utah County Jail houses roughly 900 inmates on any given day. Keeping an eye on that many inmates is never easy, and administrators have had to stretch their resources to continue to operate... Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Resort withdraws controversial 'Park City' trademark application

Vail Resorts announced Saturday that it is dropping its controversial application to trademark the name "Park City." Read more »

July 16, 2016

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4 hospitalized after boat crashes into rocky shoreline at Pineview

Four boaters were hospitalized Friday after their vessel crashed into a rocky shoreline at Pineview Reservoir. Read more »

July 16, 2016

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Father runs back into burning Cedar Hills home to retrieve son; both hospitalized

A Cedar Hills man retrieved his 12-year-old son from their burning home early Friday and both were hospitalized with significant burns. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Woman escorting wide load vehicle dies in U.S. 6 collision

A driver who was escorting a vehicle with an oversized load died Friday after a head-on crash on U.S. 6 near Helper. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Group rallies at SLCC to protest recent police shootings

A group of about 20 people gathered at the edge of Salt Lake Community College's campus on Friday to protest recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota that have drawn national attention. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Fire that destroyed Parade of Homes house was arson, officials say

Investigators have determined fires that burned two homes earlier this week, including one that was to be included in the Salt Lake Parade of Homes, was the result of arson. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Harsher murder charge filed in Taylorsville baby's death

Charges against a Taylorsville man accused of killing his girlfriend's 20-month-old son were elevated Thursday to murder. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Terrorism trepidation? Live life, but buckle your seat belt, experts say

When dozens die in a mass shooting in Orlando or when a truck plows into Bastille Day revelers in Nice, some may question whether they should go out in public anymore. Psychologists say continuing... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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State alleges Wayne County clerk manipulated primary to help her husband win

State election officials are suing to contest the results of the Wayne County Commission Republican primary last month, claiming the victor was illegally helped by his wife, who is also the... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Roy boys' lemonade stand raises $1,000 for families of fallen Dallas officers

Kaden and Carson Kimber wanted to help the children who lost their fathers in the Dallas police ambush, so they took on the task with a lemonade stand. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Applications being taken justice court vacancy in South Jordan

Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position in South Jordan. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth, who will retire Jan. 2, 2017. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Utah journalists make new push for 2014 courthouse shooting video

Attorneys representing the Utah Headliners chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Thursday filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act seeking video of the 2014 shooting at... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Layton mom, grandma both charged with faking newborn's illness

Two Layton women have been charged with faking an illness for their newborn child and grandchild, causing the baby to undergo numerous invasive and painful tests and surgeries. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Taylorsville house shot up; bullet narrowly misses 2-year-old

A 2-year-old girl missed being shot by inches early Friday after police say two men fired multiple bullets into a house while circling it. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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