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Man stole ring, woman swallowed it, Orem police say

Police arrested a woman who they say swallowed a ring to keep police from finding it.

Duchesne County woman pleads guilty to child sex abuse committed while she was a man

A Duchesne County woman has admitted she sexually abused a child in the early '90s while living as a man. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Judge grants yet another delay in Martin MacNeill case

The sentencing for Martin MacNeill was delayed Monday pending a motion to dismiss filed by his attorney. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Altamont mayor enters guilty plea in shoplifting incident

Altamont Mayor Clyde Watkins has pleaded guilty to one count of theft for stealing a bottle of over-the-counter medication from the town's only grocery store. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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West Jordan teen killed in accident was 'friend to everyone,' principal says

A 15-year-old West Jordan boy who friends and school administrators say was a friend to everybody, was killed over the weekend in a crash north of Willard. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Murray man arrested after kittens were found in garbage stuck to rat trap

A Murray man who police say trapped five kittens and threw two of them in a garbage can while they were still alive was arrested over the weekend. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

An enraged soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office inside a major command's headquarters, throwing objects and then shooting herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Trial opens for woman in child kidnap-assault case

A child who authorities say was abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually assaulted during a 19-hour ordeal believes her attacker was a man, but prosecutors call the young woman who... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Police identify Vernal woman who died in Green River

Police identified the woman who they found dead in the Green River as Leona Jean Rowley, 37, of Vernal. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeral

Hundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat Monday to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month in a confrontation with a police officer that fueled almost... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Army: Shooter injured self, no others on Va. base

A soldier with a gun inside a major command's headquarters turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as a heavily trafficked Virginia Army base temporarily went... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Woman faces 20 years to life for 1970s slaying

A judge on Monday is scheduled to sentence an elderly Missouri woman to between 20 years and life in prison for fatally shooting her husband in the head in Wyoming in the mid-1970s. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

Chicago police officers shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on Sunday night on the city's South Side, the department said. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Woman, grandson killed in crash near Willard

A teenage boy and his grandmother were killed Saturday when a pickup truck ran into the side of another car north of Willard. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Stolen Heber vehicle recovered in Salt Lake City; police weapons still missing

A vehicle that was stolen in Heber City Friday night was recovered Sunday morning, but police are still searching for numerous weapons and equipment that were taken from an undercover SWAT vehicle... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Woman burned by toxic iced tea released from hospital

A woman whose mouth and throat were burned from a sip of iced tea tainted with cleaning solution has returned home after spending nearly two weeks in a hospital. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Herriman man drowns in reservoir after canoe capsizes

A Herriman man drowned Saturday in the Scofield Reservoir when his canoe capsized. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Woman's body recovered from Green River

Uintah County search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a woman who went missing Saturday night near the Horseshoe Bend area of the Green River. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Hundreds at St. Louis festival promoting peace

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in St. Louis' largest park for a festival encouraging peace over violence — an event that took on new resonance after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Man arrested hours after allegedly fleeing police in high-speed chase

A man who allegedly escaped officers following a high-speed chase Sunday morning was arrested that evening. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Woman attacked by bear may face feeding charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Sandy woman killed in motorcycle-vehicle collision

A Sandy woman was killed late Saturday when a motorcycle she was riding on collided with two vehicles that had just been involved in a separate accident in Kearns. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Waiving right to trial would be defendants' choice

When voters go to the polls in November, they'll decide whether North Carolina will join 49 other states in giving criminal defendants another option to a jury trial. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Michael Brown called 'little kid in big body'

Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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