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'Stand in the corner': Kearns man sentenced in child abuse conviction

A man who police say made an 11-year-old boy stand in a corner and beat him if he moved has been sentenced.

Police: Man choking Weber sheriff's deputy restrained by doctor, off-duty firefighter

A Weber County Sheriff's deputy was attacked by a skateboarder after attempting to make a traffic stop on the man Wednesday morning, but was helped by two passers-by who saw the assault, according... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Deputies investigate shooting of 2 horses near Duchesne

Sheriff's detectives are hoping the public can help them track down whoever shot a yearling mare and a 3-month-old colt at a farm west of Duchesne in mid-July. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Fatal police shooting near Utah, Colorado border legally justified, D.A. says

Two Colorado police officers were legally justified in using deadly force against a Mississippi fugitive who disarmed them and briefly held them hostage near the Utah-Colorado border in March,... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Jurors find ex-bus driver guilty of abusing 2 young students

A Draper bus driver was found guilty Thursday of 19 charges of sexually abusing two special-needs girls he drove to school. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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USU student charged in campus rape investigation

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Utah State University student accused of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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San Juan County commissioner asks that federal judge be dismissed in Recapture Canyon case

The legal team for San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman claims a federal judge has a conflict of interest adjudicating the Recapture Canyon ATV ride case and has motioned that he disqualify... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Hikers discover skeletal foot inside boot

Police are investigating after a group of climbers discovered a skeletal human foot inside a hiking boot in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Police: Six children in state custody after officers determined they were in danger

Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Man drowns while swimming with family in southern Utah reservoir

An out-of-state man is dead after drowning at Sand Hollow Reservoir in southern Utah on Wednesday. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Shots fired results in Holladay homes being evacuated

At least one woman ran out of a Holladay home where a man was firing shots Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Deliberations will continue Thursday over whether bus driver befriended girls or abused them

A jury is deliberating whether a former Draper bus driver sexually abused two 5-year-old girls that he drove to school. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Rewards offered in shooting deaths of ferruginous hawks, wild horse

The Humane Society of Utah has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the shooting deaths of two ferruginous hawks in Tooele County. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Attorneys question whether teen charged with murdering 12-year-old understands what's happening

The boy accused of killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil made his first appearance in court Wednesday since being charged with murder. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Running blades mysteriously returned to relieved Utah Paralympian

Syracuse High School junior Hunter Woodhall was getting ready to compete in the National Junior Disability Championships in New Jersey on Wednesday when he realized his prosthetic running legs were... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Police arrest USU student suspected in multiple campus rapes

Logan police have arrested a Utah State University student suspected of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Video shows how traffic stop escalated into confrontation

A police dashboard video released Tuesday shows that a Texas state trooper drew a stun gun on a black motorist and said, "I will light you up" when the woman refused to get out of her car during a... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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West Valley teen charged with aggravated murder in strangulation of girl

The 15-year-old West Valley boy accused of enticing a 12-year-old neighbor girl out of her house and killing her in a nearby horse pasture was charged Tuesday with aggravated murder. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Cultures unite to remember slain 12-year-old West Valley girl

A community honored a 12-year-old girl Sunday night who police say was enticed out of her home by a teenage boy and killed. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Phil Lyman finds irony in being face of ATV activism

San Juan County Commission Chairman Phil Lyman discussed his criminal case pending in federal court with a small group of lawmakers Wednesday. Lyman said his case is not about one road, but the... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Jury convicts San Juan County commissioner for illegal ATV protest ride

Minutes after a federal jury found Phil Lyman guilty of illegally riding an ATV in a closed southern Utah canyon as a protest against the Bureau of Land Management, the San Juan County commissioner... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Body in suitcase is not missing Provo woman, police say

A body found in a suitcase along I-80 Thursday is not that of missing Provo woman Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado, police confirmed Friday. But police are now investigating whether the body could be... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Body found in suitcase, but officials don't know if it's missing Provo woman

Human remains were located in a suitcase Thursday along I-80, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. Provo police confirmed they're working with investigators, but don't know if it is missing Provo... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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