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Mother stabs 2 children in their West Valley home, police say

Two children were hospitalized Saturday after police say their mother stabbed them in their West Valley home.

Defense investigating mental condition of mom charged with dumping newborn

Alicia Englert appeared in court for the first time Wednesday to face charges accusing her of dumping her newborn baby girl in an outside garbage can. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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South Carolina dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

Officials say a South Carolina man will be charged with murder in the deaths of his five children after he led officials to a secluded clearing in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Trial ordered for Orem man charged with raping young girl on way to school

An Orem man was ordered to stand trial Monday on charges of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl as she walked to elementary school. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Ogden officer shoots, kills man suspected in previous shooting

An Ogden man suspected of shooting and critically injuring another man last week was shot and killed by police officers Tuesday outside his home. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Ex-Grizzlies medical director faces charges related to NHL player's death

A West Jordan physician's assistant and a former Utah Grizzlies hockey player faces federal charges in connection with the death of an NHL player who died of a drug overdose. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Salt Lake police enforce crosswalk safety

The Salt Lake City Police Department conducted crosswalk enforcement Tuesday to draw attention to public safety issues for all roadway users. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Former BYU, UVU professor sentenced in sex abuse case

A former adjunct professor at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University will serve jail time for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in 2010. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Ferguson plans reforms after fatal police shooting

City leaders in Ferguson, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer sparked days of sometimes violent protests last month, say they will establish a review... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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NYPD: Terror threat more complex than ever

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Manslaughter charge filed in Price overdose death

Nine months after her arrest, Carbon County prosecutors have charged Alejandra "Ally" Dunn with manslaughter, a second-degree felony, in connection with the drug overdose death of 38-year-old... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Crews searching for missing hiker at Kings Peak

Search and rescue crews from the Summit County Sheriff's Office were looking Tuesday for a 73-year-old Salt Lake man who was last seen on Friday. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Storms pound Utah and flood the West

A day after remnants of Hurricane Norbert pounded Arizona and the area between Las Vegas and St. George, heavy storms rolled through the Wasatch Front Tuesday morning. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Longer Ray Rice video shows obscenities, spitting

Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Missouri prepares for 8th execution of 2014

Missouri prepared Tuesday to execute a man convicted in a 1998 robbery and double-murder at a restaurant where he used to work. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Record Arizona rainfall swamps cars, leaves 2 dead

Joseph Friend was driving his blue Chevrolet S-10 pickup onto Interstate 10 when a huge wave of floodwater kicked up by a big rig truck pushed his truck off the highway. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Judge to sentence cancer patient in marijuana case

A judge will consider Tuesday whether to send a dying Iowa man to prison for a drug conviction that he says stemmed from his use of marijuana to treat terminal cancer. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Report gives West Valley police low ranking for racial balance

West Valley City's Police Department was called out in a new Associated Press study that looked at the racial diversity of local police departments compared to the communities they represent. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Man accused of robbing Price store pleads guilty to federal gun charge

A Salt Lake man accused of robbing a Smith's store in Price at gunpoint has pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge that will send him to prison for at least seven years. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Brother of man killed in federal court asks to withdraw manslaughter plea

A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a rival gang member requested to withdraw the plea, saying he felt "rushed and pressured" to take a plea deal. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Deputies investigate 2 unrelated child abuse cases in Eagle Mountain

The Utah County Sheriff's Office investigated two separate cases of suspected child abuse in Eagle Mountain over the weekend. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Kearns man pleads guilty to killing toddler in DUI crash

A Kearns man pleaded guilty Monday to killing a 3-year-old boy and injuring at least nine other people while driving intoxicated in January. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Search for missing boater at Flaming Gorge 'temporarily suspended'

The search for a Riverton man whose small boat capsized Sept. 1 in Flaming Gorge Reservoir has been temporarily suspended due to inclement weather and a lack of resources, according to the Daggett... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Police searching for armed man on the run

Police are still searching for a man who they say is armed, stole an SUV and fled from police. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by truck in Summit County

A woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition after she was struck by a truck while crossing a dark intersection in Summit County. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Deputy, woman injured during collision in Syracuse

A Davis County Sheriff's deputy and a women were transported to hospitals after a collision in Syracuse. Neither person's injuries are believed to be life-threatening. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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