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Hostage standoff in West Valley City ends peacefully

A man was reportedly holding his girlfriend's father hostage Monday in West Valley City.

Police: Boy on bike hit by vehicle in Tooele

An 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after riding his bike out of his driveway and being hit by a vehicle, police say. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Police: Utah man drowns on Idaho tubing trip

A Utah man was found dead after he was separated from his group on a tubing trip in Idaho, according to police. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Fire engulfs vacant Ogden home

A home that went up in flames early Saturday morning has been declared a total loss, according to Ogden City Fire Department deputy chief Eric Bauman Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Third man suspected in Vernal stabbing arrested Saturday

Police have arrested three men in connection with a stabbing that occurred inside a mobile home early Friday. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Police: West Valley couple kidnapped, beat, threatened to kill woman

A West Valley couple face aggravated kidnapping charges for allegedly holding a woman inside an apartment at gunpoint and getting her bank account information in May. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Former jail contractor charged with having sex with inmates

A former contractor for the Salt Lake County Jail's kitchen has been charged with having sex with two inmates at the facility. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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West Jordan residents charged in alleged $140M investment fraud scheme

A federal grand jury has returned a criminal indictment against two West Jordan residents related to an alleged $140 million investment fraud scheme. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Gas leak near West Jordan day care causes scare

Children and employees at a day care center were told to stay inside and nearby residents were evacuated Friday afternoon while Questar Gas crews worked to repair a natural gas leak. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Neighbor spat in West Valley City ends after man is shot in foot

Two neighbors got into a spat Friday night that ended with one man shooting the other in the foot, police said. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Unified police question three in connection with Magna homicides

Two men who may have information about two recent homicides in Magna were tracked down and arrested by police Friday. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Police say intoxicated driver caused collision with school bus

A man who police say was driving with a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit Friday morning was arrested after getting into an accident involving a school bus. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Uintah County authorities investigate stabbing; victim in critical condition

Authorities in Uintah County are investigating a stabbing Friday that left one man in critical condition and may have involved shots being fired before police arrived. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Woman crashed car, offered meth to random driver to take her away, police say

A woman caused a DUI-related crash and tried to get away by jumping into the car of a witness and offering him meth, according to police. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Salt Lake police investigate possible hate crime

Salt Lake City police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man's house was vandalized. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Former Unified police detective pleads guilty to mishandling money

A former Unified police detective who had worked with the department for nearly 20 years has admitted to mishandling money meant for drug investigations. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Man wanted for firing shots into baby's room arrested

Unified Police say "Lucky Loc's" luck ran out Thursday night, as a man wanted in a shooting was arrested. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Puppy missing for 3 days reunited with owner, thanks to trooper

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper recently rescued a golden retriever on the freeway after the dog spent more than three days away from its owner. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Two iguanas taken from Tooele pet store in bizarre overnight burglary

Two iguanas — including one that is rare in the United States — were stolen from the Rockstar Pets store in an unusual and targeted burglary overnight Thursday, the store manager says. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Police: Man purposely jumped out of vehicle on I-15

A man who exited a van at freeway speed near St. George on Tuesday jumped out intentionally because of mental health problems, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Utah State Prison relocation: What you need to know

Conversations around the relocation of the Utah State Prison have been heating up lately in local media coverage and in community conversations. For those of you just jumping in to the dialogue,... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Teen ordered to stand trial as adult in Kasprzak murder case

A boy who was just 14 when he allegedly beat 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak to death in 2012 and dumped her body in the Jordan River was certified Tuesday to stand trial as an adult. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Unified police detective accused of stealing drug money

Criminal charges were filed Friday against a veteran Unified police detective accused of stealing about $8,500 from the department. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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'I won't say sorry,' Orem man says at sentencing for wife's murder

In a long and passionate courtroom speech, an unapologetic Conrad Truman maintained his innocence Monday even as he was sentenced to up to life in prison for his wife's murder. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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