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Judge sentences 'evil' Richfield man to prison for gruesome death of his wife

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Richfield man to serve a life prison sentence for murdering his wife

West Valley mother, 4-year-old son killed in crash

A West Valley woman and her 4-year-old son died Friday in a head-on collision on Bacchus Highway. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Judge to decide documents dispute in lawsuit against Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News

A citizens group opposes what it sees as an overly restrictive protective order for documents in its ongoing lawsuit against Salt Lake City's two daily newspapers. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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South Jordan to install new fire chief

South Jordan's new fire chief, Andrew Butler, will take his oath of office as he is sworn in at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16. Butler will replace Chief Chris Evans, who retired on Friday. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Feds appeal reduced sentence for convicted Brigham City pill doctor

Convicted Brigham City pill doctor Dewey C. MacKay was released from federal prison this week, but the U.S. Attorney's Office wants him back behind bars. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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South Jordan woman arrested in 'ambush' killing

A woman who allegedly bought drugs from a couple in a vehicle just before the male passenger was shot and killed in South Salt Lake has been arrested for investigation of murder. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Settlement reached in Dickey's 'toxic tea' case

A woman who drank "toxic tea" served at Dickey's Barbecue Pit has reached a settlement with the restaurant. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Sandy man pleads guilty in death of baby who had drugs in body

A 32-year-old Sandy man has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide after his girlfriend's baby died with an antidepressant in her system. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Ex-city attorney and 2 sons plead guilty in drug-making case

A former assistant city attorney who used to represent Salt Lake police pleaded guilty Friday to charges connected to making a marijuana byproduct with his sons in a makeshift basement lab. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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'Goodbye' visit between mother, baby changed for privacy reasons

A "goodbye" meeting between a woman and the baby she is charged with trying to kill has been changed due to the high publicity surrounding the event. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Father held, 4 sons safe after California standoff

A Southern California man was arrested during a standoff on a freeway bridge, days after he vanished with his four sons and his wife, whose body was found in a car trunk. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Judge puts limits on police tactics in Missouri

A federal judge has imposed some limits on what actions police can take during protests in Missouri, ruling that officers must give demonstrators a reasonable chance to disperse before deploying... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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2 officers shot near Atlanta; gunman sought

Two police officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta, and a suspected gunman was being sought, police said. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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2 girls, 1 boy killed in overnight Ohio home fire

A fire erupted early Friday at a southwest Ohio home, killing three children and sending their parents and two other kids to hospitals. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Cheaper gas, food lower US producer prices

Falling gas and food costs pushed down overall U.S. wholesale prices last month, evidence that cheaper oil worldwide is limiting inflation. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Two taken to hospital following plane crash in Wendover

Two people have been transported from a plane crash at the Wendover airport. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Police say Springville man flees officers in traffic stop for the second time this month

A Springville man was arrested Thursday night after attempting to evade officers in a traffic stop for the the second time this month, police said. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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'Super Dell' taken into custody after disrupting federal court hearing

U.S. marshals handcuffed and temporarily took Dell "Super Dell" Schanze into custody Thursday after he disrupted a federal courtroom even before his own hearing began. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Report: Rotor detached before deadly chopper crash

Safety inspectors say mechanics had worked on the main rotor of a helicopter and were taking it for a test flight when the rotor came off and the chopper crashed into a North Salt Lake building. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Utah looks to parents to withhold alcohol from kids during season of celebrating

Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and local law enforcement are encouraging parents to teach their children about alcohol and keep it away from them until age 21. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Ex-Davis High teacher faces new charges involving alleged 3rd victim

A former Davis High School teacher accused of having sex with teenage boys is now facing more trouble. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Police arrest 3rd man in 2001 murder case

Salt Lake police on Thursday announced that a third arrest has been made in a 2001 murder case. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Mother accused of selling nude photos of her child

A mother with a history of drug abuse is accused of taking and selling nude photos of her grade school-aged child. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Boy still in adult jail 2 months after beating

A 10-year-old boy who's been in an adult jail since authorities say he fatally beat a 90-year-old woman two months ago is scared, lonely and misses his mother. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Bomb suspect sorry about 'hobby' before sentencing

A former college student facing a two-year prison sentence for building bombs without a federal license in his off-campus Pennsylvania apartment tells a judge he now recognizes his "dangerous... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Survey looks at why some rape victims don't report

A report finds that about 20 percent of campus sexual assault victims ever go to police. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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