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Man suspected in 20 robberies says drug addiction fueled his spree, police say

Mathew Kuepper says the last few weeks have been a "blur," according to a police report.

Judge rejects no-jail plea deal for day care operator charged with abusing 3 toddlers

A judge refused to accept a plea agreement Tuesday that would have required no jail time and no admission of guilt from a former day care operator charged with abusing three children in her care. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Fire damages West Valley apartment complex

A West Valley apartment fire was "venting out" a back window of the building Tuesday, authorities said. Firefighters responded about 2 p.m. after receiving multiple calls from neighbors and the... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Excessive speeds on Utah roads has to stop, UHP says

Enough is enough. The Utah Highway Patrol says the roadways are out of control, and drivers need to obey the speed limit. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Charges: Man returned to crime scene to fire bullets at police

A man accused of opening fire on police officers who were investigating reports that he was making threats in the area has been charged with attempted murder. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Herbert fills position on 7th District Juvenile Court

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Craig Bunnell as a judge to fill a vacancy on the 7th District Juvenile Court. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Man admits choking his uncle to death as 17-year-old

A Fremont man pleaded guilty Monday to killing his uncle with a chokehold during a fight when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced as an adult to a term of one to 15 years in prison. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Woman who helped take officers hostage will spend 82 years in prison

A woman convicted of helping disarm and kidnap two officers near the Utah-Colorado border has been sentenced to 82 years in prison. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Man who admitted to drive-by shooting into baby's room promises judge he has left gang life

A man who admitted to mistakenly sending 29 bullets toward an infant's bedroom in an attempted drive-by shooting pledged to eschew gang life entirely if he is released from jail, while prosecutors... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Nation must defeat terrorism, Utah congressional delegation says in wake of Orlando shootings

Members of Utah's all Republican congressional delegation Monday called for a strong response to Islamic terrorism but dismissed the need for gun control in the wake of the worst mass shooting in... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Flooding displaces 70 Midvale apartment residents

About 70 residents were displaced Monday after heavy rain flooded 11 apartment units. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Deputy shot, killed man after he began 'countdown' to kill niece, police say

An Eagle Mountain man shot and killed by an officer Sunday night as police say he was holding his 17-year-old niece hostage was identified Monday as Daniel Bennett Edwards. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Activists arrested after trespassing incident near tar sands operation

Ten environmental activists were arrested near the U.S. Oil Sands operation in Uintah County after a weekend camping trip they organized in protest of what will be the country's first commercial... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Parents charged with child endangerment in baby's heroin overdose death

The parents of a 1-year-old girl who died of a heroin overdose have been charged with child endangerment. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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San Juan River, Utah Lake added to Utah's list of impaired waterways

Portions of the San Juan River impacted by the 2015 Gold King Mine spill and algae blooms at Utah Lake landed the two waterways on the state's list of impaired bodies of water. More than half of... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Susan Hunt pleads guilty in police skirmish after violating agreement

Susan Hunt, the mother of a 22-year-old man shot and killed by two Saratoga Springs police officers, pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from a scuffle with cops after violating an agreement... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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4 Roy teens to be honored for helping woman after car crash

Four Roy High School teens are getting a lot of recognition for reaching out to a mother in trouble. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Police seek man caught on camera stealing coin machine (+video)

Police are seeking help identifying a man who used a stolen car to rip out and rob a coin machine at a Millcreek car wash. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Prosecutors won't seek death penalty in Layton child abuse homicide

Prosecutors will not seek capital punishment for a Layton man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son, killing the boy in a fit of frustration. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Man accused of killing husband in S.L. house fire appears in court

A Salt Lake man accused of setting fire to his Capitol Hill house and killing his husband last month made his first appearance in 3rd District Court on Monday. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Police shoot, kill Eagle Mountain man holding niece at knifepoint

An officer killed a man with a single shot Sunday night as he was holding his 17-year-old niece hostage, according to police. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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1 dead, 2 seriously injured in highway rollover

One man was killed and two were seriously injured after an accident on state Route 68 Sunday morning near Elberta in Utah County. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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Utahns mourn, condemn violence after Orlando mass shooting

Utahns expressed horror at the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday and vowed to stand resolute against hate and violence. Read more »

June 12, 2016

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Family, friends, neighbors honor lost Emery County miners with memorial

Just shy of a year ago, a community-driven effort produced a stunning memorial to Carbon County miners killed in accidents since the late 1800s. On Saturday, it was Emery County's turn to recognize... Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Police: Man assaults 2 women in West Valley carjacking

Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted carjacking Saturday evening in West Valley City. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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4 Hollywood studios sue Utah movie editing service VidAngel

Four major Hollywood studios have have filed a complaint against Utah startup VidAngel over its streaming services that provide edits of movies. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Rescuers save man stuck on mountain in Iron County

Iron County Sheriff's Office rescuers saved a man stuck in a crevice on a mountain overnight Friday. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Two die in 'violent' crash in Hobble Creek Canyon

The man and woman in the truck, both from Elk Ridge, were thrown from the vehicle in what Cannon called a "very violent" crash. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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19-year-old Layton woman dead after car flips on I-15

A 19-year-old Layton resident is dead after her car flipped on I-15 Friday night. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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2 charged with murder in 'robbery gone bad'

Two men were charged with murder Friday in the death of a 31-year-old man found in a parked car at a Cottonwood Heights credit union last month. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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2 injured in motorcycle crash near Pineview Reservoir

A man and woman were critically injured Friday after their motorcycle crashed into a turning car near Pineview Reservoir. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Ogden man killed in rollover near Coalville

An Ogden man was killed in a single-car rollover Friday near Coalville, according to Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Juab County wildfire 30 percent contained

A wildfire burning in Juab County is 30 percent contained and has burned almost 1,500 acres. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Man shot in S.L. driveway expected to survive; suspected gunman released

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Friday after police say he was shot in the head in the driveway of a Salt Lake home. The man suspected of shooting him was interviewed and later released. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Police were justified in shooting man who killed Unified officer, D.A. finds

The officer-involved shooting of a parole fugitive who shot and killed Unified police officer Doug Barney has been ruled justified. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Jury decision could lead to $1 trillion fine against 3 Utah companies

Three Utah companies await a judge’s decision on how much they’ll have to pay for violating telemarketing laws. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Appeals courts rejects Jeremy Johnson plea to get out of jail

A federal appeals court Friday ruled that convicted online marketer Jeremy Johnson must stay in jail pending his sentencing hearing next month. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Utah's prescription painkiller epidemic 'crosses every socioeconomic boundary'

On Thursday night, an all-star panel that drew representatives from the medical community, local law enforcement and patients gathered to talk about prescription painkiller abuse. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Man accused of hiding father's body in freezer had previously assaulted him

A Provo man arrested Thursday for investigation of murder after his father's body was found in a freezer had faced previous charges accusing him of threatening his father with a razor blade, fueled... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Provo man's body found in freezer; police arrest adult son

The body of a missing Provo man was found in a freezer at his home Thursday, and the man's son was later arrested in connection with his death, police said. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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SUV carrying Fruit Heights family rolls, killing 17-year-old and critically injuring 19-year-old

A 17-year-old Fruit Heights girl was killed Thursday when an SUV driven by a 15-year-old girl with a learner's permit veered off I-15 and then rolled. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah prepares for 'more active fire season' in 2016

A hotbed of grasses and increasingly hot and dry weather can make for a complicated fire season in Utah, officials say. They are asking for public assistance in preventing and being prepared for... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Campground evacuated as wildfire spreads in Juab County

A wildfire burning 25 miles southwest of Eureka covered an estimated 1,000 acres Thursday and was growing rapidly due to strong winds, according to the Juab County Sheriff's Office. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Charges say Layton woman played 'beer pong' with teen boys

A Layton woman is charged with child endangerment after police say she invited minors to play a game of "beer pong" last weekend, according to court documents. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Logan man charged with stalking high school student

A Logan man accused of mailing sexually explicit packages to a high school student was charged Thursday. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah man gets up to year in jail for false shooting report

A Utah man will stay in jail for up to a year after making a false report of a shooting at a Walmart store. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Fairview woman killed in U.S. 89 collision

A Fairview woman was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle collision north of Fairview. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Death row inmate claims he didn't fire fatal shots in 1990

A Utah death row inmate convicted in a double murder and kidnapping at a family's remote cabin argued Thursday that he's innocent and should get a new hearing to show the case against him was tainted. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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7-year-old Texas boy killed in rollover; grandma critically injured

A 7-year-old Texas boy died and his grandmother was critically injured following a rollover crash Thursday. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Man flees officers in multiple chases, runs over police motorcycle, UHP says

What police say started as a traffic stop for a man not wearing a seat belt turned into a series of destructive events across multiple police jurisdictions, ending with the man's arrest Thursday. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Photos: New Utah license plates to help with memorial's upkeep

Brian Clement kneels to view the great seal on the Utah Law Enforcement Memorial at the state Capitol during a ceremonial bill signing Thursday. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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