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IRS scam goes far beyond a phone call for Syracuse woman

For victim Kayla Saunders an IRS scam took a frightening turn.

Police seek help finding missing woman whose Jeep was abandoned in Utah County

Police are seeking the public's help locating a Millard County woman who hasn't been seen since Saturday. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Man pleads guilty to his role in 1991 stabbing death

One of two men charged earlier this year with a 1991 stabbing death at a dance has pleaded guilty. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Prosecutors want to delay FLDS food stamp fraud trial

Government prosecutors want to postpone the trial in the multimillion dollar FLDS Church food stamp fraud case set to start at the end of the month. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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'I killed my brother': Monument Valley man pleads guilty to brother's stabbing death

A Monument Valley man has pleaded guilty to a reduced manslaughter charge in his brother's stabbing death. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Police identify woman killed in Ogden rollover crash

Police have identified a woman killed in a one-car rollover Sunday on Harrison Boulevard in Ogden. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Father, son in Centerville kidnapping being held in Wyoming jail

A father and son accused of kidnapping and assaulting a mother and her four teen daughters in Utah before fleeing to Wyoming will fight extradition back to Davis County where they face charges. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Supreme Court avoids major ruling in Obamacare birth control case

The Supreme Court rid itself Monday of a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control. The court asked lower courts to take another look at the issue in... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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USU football player and Riverton resident critically injured in Willard rollover

Riverton resident Brady Holt, 21, was critically injured after he was thrown from the vehicle he was driving just before 1 p.m. Saturday. Holt's vehicle was headed north bound on Interstate 15 near... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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One killed, one injured in Ogden crash

One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a rollover crash here Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Details released detailing party that ended with woman's finger shot off

A drunken party that ended with a woman getting her finger shot off and another man beaten unconscious continued to be investigated by Unified police Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Man surrenders following hours long standoff in Orem

A 28-year-old man who allegedly used a Taser on several friends and family members surrendered to police following a standoff with a SWAT team Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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2 adults, 3 children hurt in Spanish Fork Canyon crash

A vehicle carrying two adults and three children rolled in Spanish Fork Canyon on Sunday, critically injuring the two adults. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Hinckley man crushed in industrial accident

A 64-year-old man was killed Friday in an industrial accident. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Missing 77-year-old hiker found tired, but uninjured

A 77-year-old man who disappeared while hiking with friends and family members was found "worn out" but in otherwise good shape early Sunday, according to police. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Orem police avoid tossed nails, arrest fleeing carjacking suspects

Police say two men were arrested after leading Orem police on a long chase Sunday after their vehicle ran out of gas. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Police will retrace the steps of father-son duo arrested in Centerville kidnapping case

Centerville police are expected this week to begin the process of extraditing a father and son from Wyoming back to Utah to face kidnapping and assault charges. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Police: Both Utah kidnapping suspects in custody in Wyoming

The Sublette County Sheriff's Office in Wyoming confirmed late Saturday that Dereck James "DJ" Harrison, 22, was apprehended after a massive manhunt in the Half Moon Lake area. Few details were... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Hundreds evacuated in Clearfield business fire

A Saturday morning fire at a Clearfield business led to the evacuation of 500 employees and caused $50,000 in damage. The North Davis Fire District said the fire at Utility Trailer, 1111 S. 1000... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Texas teenager killed in crash at Arches National Park entrance

A teenage girl from San Angelo, Texas, died Saturday after the SUV she was riding in slammed into a Jeep near the entrance to Arches National Park. Police believe she was wearing a seat belt, but... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Memorial honors slain police dog Aldo

Decorated, loyal and a five-year member of the Unified Police Department, K9 Aldo was given a solemn tribute Saturday by hundreds of people who attended a memorial in his honor Saturday at Herriman... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Doctor charged with manslaughter in death of husband

A licensed physician has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 54-year-old Cottonwood Heights man under her care. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Police: Woman critically injured after car rolls trying to pass semi at 100 mph

Aggressive driving on the freeway led to a crash that critically hurt a woman and also injured a man Friday, police said. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Motorcyclist killed in crash with alleged drunken driver

A man was arrested Friday in Hurricane after allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and crashing into a motorcyclist, killing him. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Lindon police say social media helped ID man who allegedly exposed himself to children

Lindon police say they have identified a man suspected of exposing himself to young children, just hours after they released information about the case and asked for the public's help recognizing him. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Motorcyclist in extremely critical condition after I-15 crash in Draper

A West Jordan man suffered severe injuries after crashing on I-15 Friday in Draper, police said. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Water runoff picking up, creating dangers

The wet, cool spring has held off the runoff, but the flow is picking up, and high-elevation streams like Big Cottonwood Creek will continue to rise until they peak around Memorial Day. That has... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Variable speed limit signs to help motorists navigate I-15 construction

The speed limit on I-15 near Point of the Mountain now changes depending on whether workers are present in the road construction zone. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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'You already know': Witnesses describe encounters with man ordered to stand trial in woman's death

A man accused of repeatedly stabbing a 21-year-old woman and leaving her on the side of the road to die has been ordered to stand trial. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Prosecutors fight motion to toss charges against ex-A.G. John Swallow

Prosecutors say the criminal case against ex-Attorney General John Swallow should go forward because they did not read protected emails between him and his former lawyer. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Police searching for missing UTA worker

The Utah Transit Authority is asking for the public's help in finding an employee who vanished while working a shift Thursday evening. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Court rejects 'Sister Wives' request to reconsider Utah polygamy law ruling

A federal appeals court Friday rejected a polygamous family's request for a full review of a decision upholding the cohabitation provision in Utah's polygamy law. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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4 killed, 1 injured in rollover near Salina; fatigue investigated as possible cause

Four people were killed and one was injured in a rollover crash near Salina on Thursday morning that resulted in all five occupants being ejected. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Holladay father pleads guilty to abusing crying baby after heater fell on her

A Holladay man has admitted to further hurting his 4-month-old daughter out of frustration from her crying after a heater fell on her and burned her. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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ACLU files request for body camera footage showing S.L. police shooting of teen

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah submitted an open records request Thursday seeking the release of body camera footage from an officer-involved shooting that injured a Salt Lake teen... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Search continues for men accused of kidnapping women in Centerville

An extensive, widespread search continued Thursday for a father and son who police say lured a woman and her four teen daughters to a house in Centerville to assault them and hold them hostage at... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Clinton man sentenced to 2 days jail for death of Layton High student hit in crosswalk

A Clinton man will spend two days in jail after hitting a Layton High School student in a crosswalk earlier this year, killing her. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Washington City man convicted of lying about sailboat in SEC case

A jury has found a Washington City man guilty of lying to a federal court about hiding assets for his brother-in-law who was involved in an alleged Ponzi scheme. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Police identify man killed in freeway crash in Weber County

Police have identified the man who was killed in a crash Wednesday on eastbound I-84. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Bail scam now being reported in Utah County

Deputies have encountered three cases in the past week, and in each the caller identified himself as an employee of the Utah County Sheriff's Office and instructed people to bring their money to... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Two 18-year-olds charged in Ogden gang shooting

Two 18-year-olds have been charged in a gang-related shooting in Ogden over the weekend. One of the young men is facing a murder charge. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Brighton HS investigates threat of violence after tragic student deaths

Cottonwood Heights police beefed up their presence in and around Brighton High School on Thursday following threats of a mass shooting. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Woman pleads guilty to reduced charge in death of man run over by stolen trailer

Originally charged with murder, a woman has taken a plea deal after police say she and two others ran over and killed a man trying to retrieve a stolen trailer from them. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Father and son charged with kidnapping, beating Clinton mom, 4 daughters

Police were searching Wednesday for a father and son charged with luring a Clinton mother and her four teenage daughters into a Centerville home where they were held at gunpoint and beaten. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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1 dead after truck crashes on I-84 in Weber County

One person died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday on I-84 in Weber County, police said. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Man killed in Salt Lake collision after truck runs red light, police say

A man died Wednesday after a truck ran a red light and struck his car in a Salt Lake intersection, police said. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Ex-Escalante police chief ordered to stand trial in false reports case

The former chief of Escalante's one-man police department has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he falsified police reports. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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'Vampire' trucker pleads guilty to child porn, still faces trial for kidnapping

A long-haul trucker who authorities say is obsessed with vampires pleaded guilty Wednesday to a child pornography charge but still faces trial for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting women. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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UTA says excessive speed caused TRAX derailment that hospitalized 3

The Utah Transit Authority on Wednesday admitted that operator error caused Sunday's TRAX derailment that hospitalized three people. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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POST allows Shaun Cowley to keep his police certification

Embattled former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley will not have his police certification suspended or revoked. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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5-year fight with EPA finally over for Wyoming man and his pond

The Environmental Protection Agency claimed Andy Johnson violated the Clean Water Act by building a pond and dam on his Fort Bridger, Wyoming, property. After a five-year battle, the case has been... Read more »

May 11, 2016

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