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Police looking for 4 in connection with suspected South Salt Lake arson

Police were looking for four people Monday in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant apartment building.

Midvale mother arrested, charged with abandoning son who has disabilities

A Midvale woman charged with neglecting her son who has disabilities for months and then leaving him without notice was arrested on an outstanding warrant Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records involving athletes

ESPN has filed a lawsuit against University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Teen charged in fatal Ohio mall shooting, robbery attempt

A 16-year-old boy accused of trying to steal Nike sneakers from a mall shopper who fatally shot another teen who was with him was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter and robbery. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Woman repeats allegations of being a sex slave in court filings by Utah attorney

A 31-year-old woman who claims she was a teenage sex slave and forced to service high-profile clients such as Prince Andrew and attorney Alan Dershowitz has now repeated those claims under oath. She is represented by Utah law... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Judge: FLDS leader's brothers can avoid child labor queries

Two brothers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs can cite their religion in refusing to answer questions about suspected child labor violations on a Utah pecan farm, a federal judge ruled... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Possible jurors ask to be excused from theater shooting case

Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for not serving on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Appeals court upholds life sentence for bin Laden secretary

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence for Osama bin Laden's one-time secretary after his conviction in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Washington bill would make fourth-offense DUI a felony

A new bill in the Washington state Senate would make it a felony to commit a fourth drunk-driving offense within 10 years. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Newtown to vote on razing home of gunman in school massacre

Neighbors have been pleading with town officials to tear down the home of mass murderer Adam Lanza, with one resident saying it's "a constant reminder of the evil that resided there." Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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1st racial-impact law seen as having modest effect in Iowa

After a 2007 report showed that Iowa had the nation's highest disparity for sending blacks to prison, state lawmakers took a novel step: They passed a law requiring analysts to draft "racial-impact... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Video shows man shot by New Jersey police raising his hands

Another police killing is stirring anger in another town, this time in New Jersey, where a tense traffic stop captured on video ended with a passenger shot to death as he stepped out of a car with... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Hospital staff mourns surgeon fatally wounded by gunman

Administrators and staff at a leading Boston hospital are mourning the death of a cardiac surgeon who was fatally shot at the hospital by a man who then killed himself. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Highway work to resume after deadly Ohio overpass accident

Highway construction work was resuming in Cincinnati even as investigations continue into the deadly collapse of an overpass exit ramp that was being demolished, Ohio transportation officials said... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Memorial to be held for slain Sgt. Cory Wride

The community will honor slain Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride with a memorial event on Friday, Jan. 30, the one-year anniversary of his death. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Nominees announced for 3rd District Court vacancy

The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 3rd District Court. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Police: Snapchat message sparked stabbing, leaving teen dead

A 16-year-old fatally stabbed a fellow student because he was upset about a Snapchat message sent to his girlfriend, according to police. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Nevada court rejects appeal for man charged in Utah double murder

The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a 27-year-old Utah man who has been sentenced to prison for up to 56 years for a series of convictions in a two-state crime spree and still faces... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Cache County woman accused of faking cancer expected to plead guilty

A 26-year-old Nibley, Cache County, woman accused of faking brain cancer is expected to plead guilty next month to charges accusing her of forging medical documents to raise money to treat her fictitious illness. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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School bus driver transporting 75 charged with DUI

A Davis County school bus driver who was stopped and arrested in October while transporting 75 children and adults to a school event in Provo has been charged with DUI. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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12-year-old remains critical after near drowning

A 12-year-old who fell through the ice of a Magna swimming pool remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Teams recover Wyoming man who fell through ice on Flaming Gorge

Dive teams at Flaming Gorge Reservoir on Tuesday located the body of a Wyoming man who fell through the ice one day earlier. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Victim or murder accomplice? Attorneys push to admit dueling statements

Attorneys for a woman charged in the shooting death of a deputy want to admit statements she made that they say shows she was an unwilling participant. But prosecutors want to admit statements that... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Judge: Shurtleff, Swallow, Ligety won't testify in Jenson case

Ex-Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety and Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings will not be required to testify in the current fraud trial... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Boy critical after falling through ice at closed public pool

A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling through the ice on a frozen swimming pool at the closed Magna Recreation Center. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Family recalls 'the trunk of our family tree' as 85-year-old woman's killer is sentenced

The man convicted of brutally murdering and robbing 85-year-old Shirley Sharp and setting her house on fire was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without chance of parole. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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