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Habitual offender arrested in alleged attempted kidnapping Thursday

A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested

Race on I-215 ends in fiery crash

A race between two cars on I-215 ended in a fiery crash Friday night. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Four horses shot in Syracuse

Police are investigating the deaths of four horses that were found shot in a pasture while their owners were out of town. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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10 years after murder, Lori Hacking's mother forgives, but 'will never get over it'

Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most high-profile and bizarre murders in Salt Lake City. Lori Hacking's mother said she has forgiven her son-in-law but will never get over the loss. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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South Weber councilman pleads not guilty to fraud

A South Weber city councilman accused in a $200,000 fraud scheme at a Bountiful assisted living facility he managed has pleaded not guilty. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Grass fire sparked by train, investigators say

Investigators say sparks from an eastbound train sparked a grass fire near Redwood Road on Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Man pleads guilty to reduced charges in gang-related murder

A man charged with shooting a rival gang member outside a convenience store last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Fleeing car crashes into West Valley house

Two people were arrested and police were searching for two others Friday after their vehicle crashed into a house in West Valley City early Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Spark ignites two-alarm fire in summer heat

Summer heat turned a spark into a two-alarm fire at a fencing company Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Leeds man killed as he approached neighbor's house with gun, police say

Washington County sheriff's detectives continued Friday to investigate the shooting death of a Leeds man and were trying to determine whether it was done in self-defense. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Woman found dead in Salt Lake hotel was murdered, police say

Salt Lake police detectives are now calling the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in a hotel room a homicide. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Rescue team shows quicksand spot where hiker was trapped for 14 hours

Last week, a 78-year-old woman was hiking alone in Courthouse Wash at Arches National Park and got one leg caught up to her knee in quicksand. She was stuck for 14 hours until rescuers found her... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Ex A.G.s John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff to now appear in court together

Former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff will now make their first court appearances on the same day. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Violence of Calif chase led cops to fire despite hostage

Misty Holt-Singh planned to be gone for just a few minutes when she stepped into her local bank. Instead, she became the victim of three robbers who had gone there, too, planning to take both money... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Vernal crash involving truck, motorcycle injures 2

Two women were seriously hurt Thursday when a pickup truck turned into the path of the motorcycle they were riding, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Utah Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against D.A. Sim Gill

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has filed a complaint alleging media appearances by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill have tainted a potential jury pool in the manslaughter case... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Amber Alert: Woman may be headed to Utah with kidnapped baby

Police in Oklahoma have issued an Amber Alert warning that a woman accused of kidnapping her great-niece may be headed to Salt Lake City. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Police arrest hitchhiker who was shot as search for gunman continues

A man who was shot and robbed Wednesday while hitchhiking to St. George has been booked into jail on outstanding warrants as police continue searching for the shooter. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Salt Lake teacher charged with child sex abuse

A Salt Lake elementary school teacher has been charged with sexually abusing four students. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Tooele County arson fire leads to contaminated water supply

Residents of Stockton may not be able to use tap water in their homes until Saturday because of an arson fire that destroyed a 500,000-gallon water tank that provides water to the town. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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First court dates set for ex-Attorneys General John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff

The first court dates are now set for former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff who were charged this week with racketeering after a sweeping public corruption investigation. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Blanding police chief resigns while under state investigation

Blanding Police Chief Lyle Bayles has resigned, citing a desire to spend more time with family. The state agency that certifies Utah peace officers, however, confirmed Thursday that it is actively... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Man convicted twice of domestic violence in past month arrested again

A man was arrested Wednesday after police say he assaulted his girlfriend's son with a pan. It was the third time in three weeks that Tracy Gallardo, 43, has either been arrested or convicted of a... Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Preliminary hearing set for man accused of gropings at BYU

A preliminary hearing was scheduled Thursday for a man charged in connection with a series of gropings around the BYU campus. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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2 shot by police following high-speed chase, shootout in Taylorsville

Two aggravated robbery suspects were injured following a high-speed chase through several cities that ended in a shootout with police. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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GM's legal staff targeted at recall hearing

A Senate subcommittee chairwoman says General Motors should have fired its chief lawyer in the wake of a long-delayed recall of millions of small cars. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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