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IRS raids properties with possible polygamist ties

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan.

'It's hard to take it all in': Community honors slain officer

Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to honor Unified police officer Doug Barney, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Sunday. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Man dies after driving into government building, shooting self

A man who drove his motor home through the front doors of a government building in Taylorsville before shooting himself has died. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Police: Man intentionally crashes into government building, shoots self

A man frustrated by the suspension of his driver's license drove a recreational vehicle directly into the main entrance of the state Driver License Division headquarters and then shot himself... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Granger Elementary students treated after can of pepper spray opened in cafeteria

Paramedics were called to Granger Elementary School on Wednesday to treat children exposed to pepper spray after a student opened a can of it during lunch, school district officials said. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Oregon governor calls on feds to act against armed group

Oregon's governor expressed frustration with federal authorities' handling of the continuing occupation of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon by an armed group and said it's time to... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Trial begins against polygamous towns in discrimination case

Two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah are corrupt communities where people are spied on and routinely denied basic services as a way to root out non-believers, federal lawyers said Wednesday... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Did new program allow man who killed officer out of prison early?

Cory Lee Henderson, 31, had built up a steady stream of arrests and convictions over the past decade. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Lehi teen who lost father in line of duty shares message of hope

A young man whose father was killed in the line of duty 15 years ago is showing his support for families impacted by last weekend's deadly shooting. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Charges: Holladay man deliberately caused 22 crashes to collect insurance money

A Holladay man has been charged with purposely getting into 22 fender-bender crashes over the course of nearly six years in order to obtain insurance money. Investigators say he collected nearly... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2016

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Judge to decide if Susan Hunt accepted $900K settlement over son's death

A federal judge will decide whether the mother of police shooting victim Darrien Hunt must accept a disputed $900,000 settlement with Saratoga Springs. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Crews rescue ski patroller, snowmobilers in separate winter scares

A ski patroller was buried in an avalanche Tuesday and remained under the snow for as long as 10 minutes before being rescued. Also Tuesday morning, two snowmobilers were rescued in the foothills... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Sarah Palin's oldest son arrested in domestic violence case

The oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was arrested in a domestic violence case in which his girlfriend was afraid he would shoot himself with an AR-15 assault rifle, according to court... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Utah GOP, state appear headed to Utah Supreme Court in SB54 dispute

The Utah Republican Party and the state now appear headed to the Utah Supreme Court to argue about a controversial new law that changes how political parties choose nominees for elected office. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Funeral set for slain officer as injured partner walks out of hospital

An estimated 10,000 people — 8,000 of them law enforcers from across the nation — are expected to attend the funeral for Unified police officer Doug Barney next week. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Officer injured in Holladay shooting in 'fair' condition

A Unified police officer who was wounded in a deadly encounter Sunday underwent surgery and was in "fair" condition Monday at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, according to police. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Police identify pilot in Colorado plane crash

Police identified William Ray Hiler, 62, of Tabernacle, Colorado, as the pilot of a small plane that crashed in a remote area of northwestern Colorado on Thursday. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Police: Weber County car chase ends in arrest

An early morning car chase that started with a vehicle driving erratically on U.S. 89 ended hours later when a Utah Highway Patrol trooper drove into the side of the vehicle to stop the driver from... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Gunman in police shooting was facing new firearms charge when he killed cop

In the months leading up to the fatal shooting of one Unified police officer, and a subsequent shootout that wounded another officer and left the gunman dead, Cory Lee Henderson had been in and out... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Police search for answers in shooting that killed one officer, injured another

A fatal shooting that resulted in one police officer dead and another injured has left more questions than answers. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack

In the wake of a weekend attack that killed at least 29 people, security was beefed up across Burkina Faso's capital Monday as businesses and banks reopened. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Who's defending Bill Cosby? A look at his criminal team

At his only criminal court appearance to date, aging TV icon Bill Cosby stumbled past a scrum of photographers while two lawyers held him up on either side, walking him into a suburban Philadelphia... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Veteran Unified police officer, gunman killed in Holladay shootings

A veteran Unified police officer was shot and killed Sunday while searching for a man who had just been in a serious car accident in Holladay, sparking a shootout moments later that left the... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2016

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Slain officer remembered as 'big old teddy bear'

An 18-year law enforcement veteran, Unified police officer Doug Barney died Sunday at the age of 45 after being shot by a man who police say had just been involved in a hit-and-run accident in... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Police identify West Valley man killed in single-car rollover

Police on Sunday identified a West Valley man who died in a single-car rollover accident Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Police looking for help finding 'endangered' missing man

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a 66-year-old man who went missing from a care center in Millcreek Sunday morning. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Reactions of sympathy to shootout, officer's death, pour in via social media

Read the expressions of sympathy and concern that came through social media after a shootout in Holladay on Sunday morning that resulted in the deaths of Unified police officer Doug Barney and... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2016

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Hay fire near Midway may burn for days (+video)

A Wasatch County barn filled with hay that caught fire Friday night continued to burn Saturday and will likely do so for the next few days, fire officials said. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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House fire claims West Valley family's home, dog

An early morning fire drove a family out of their West Valley home and claimed the life of their dog Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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2 arrested in Price 'drug den' raid

Police raided what they called an "illegal drug den" Saturday, reporting that they found drugs and drug paraphernalia — some of it near and beneath children's toys — and nearly $15,000... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Man killed in West Valley rollover accident

A man was killed in a single-car accident early Saturday, but little is known about how the accident happened. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Fire caused $70K in damage to Ogden home

A fire ripped through a two-story residential garage in Ogden early Saturday, requiring assistance from multiple agencies to extinguish it. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2016

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Utah GOP sues state again over controversial election law

The Utah Republican Party filed a another lawsuit against the state late Friday over a controversial law that changes how political parties choose nominees for public office. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Wreckage of small plane crash found in northwestern Colorado

MEEKER, Colo. — Searchers found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in northwestern Colorado after a witness reported hearing an explosion. The crash happened Thursday evening in a... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Ex-Ancestry.com founder sentenced to prison in teen sex case

A founder of the popular Ancestry.com genealogy website has been sentenced to prison for sexually abusing of a 15-year-old girl during a sleepover. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Salt Lake man accused of shooting officer faces attempted murder charge

A Salt Lake man accused of shooting a Unified police officer, prompting him to shoot back at an uninvolved bystander, has been charged with attempted aggravated murder. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Layton man accused of sexual activity with teen after helping her family move

Layton police have arrested a man after they say inappropriate text messages led to sexual contact with a 14-year-old neighbor. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Davis County save thousands by contracting inmates to help renovate jail

Rather than hire painters to renovate the Davis County Jail, corrections workers are hiring a set of inmates. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Ogden man gets probation for murder-for-hire plot

An Ogden man who pleaded guilty in connection to a murder-for-hire plot in Weber County has been sentenced to probation. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Layton police will seek charges against driver in death of student

Layton police announced Friday they intend to pursue criminal charges against a man accused of fatally striking a 17-year-old girl in a crosswalk near her high school. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Woman found dead on St. George hiking trail identified

Police have identified a woman found dead on a St. George hiking trail Thursday. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Toquerville man pleads guilty to murdering neighbor during crime spree

Following treatment at the Utah State Hospital, a Toquerville man has pleaded guilty to killing his neighbor in a haze of drugs and depression when he was 17 years old. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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John Swallow says FEC trying to 'heap on' allegations against him

Former Utah Attorney General argued in court papers Thursday against the Federal Election Commission adding him as a defendant in its civil lawsuit against embattled St. George businessman Jeremy... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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At least 14 killed, 27 injured in Japan ski tour bus crash

An overnight tour bus on its way to a ski resort in central Japan slid down the mountainside in the early hours of Friday, killing at least 14 passengers and injuring 27 others. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Jury convicts ex-Ute tribe leader of aggravated sexual abuse of a child

A former Ute tribe leader was found guilty in federal court Thursday of one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and two counts of sexual abuse of a minor. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Police seek help finding missing Stansbury Park mother and child

Police are searching for a 6-year-old Stansbury Park girl believed to be with her mother after the two of them went missing amid a pending investigation from the Utah Division of Child and Family... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Kaysville woman, St. George man killed in separate crashes

Two people were killed in separate crashes Wednesday and Thursday, including an auto-pedestrian accident in which the victim was impaired, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Woman's body found near St. George hiking trail

A hiker found a woman's body Thursday near a trail in northwest St. George, police said. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Police accuse Lehi man of taking photos of boys in church bathroom

A Lehi man has been arrested and accused of taking photographs of young boys in the bathroom of an LDS meetinghouse. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Police ask for help finding 10-year-old Provo girl

Provo police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 10-year-old girl who was last seen Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Ex-Olympian Picabo Street charged with assault in fight with father

Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street is facing misdemeanor charges after an alleged domestic assault last month. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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