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Herriman man dies following fistfight with girlfriend's brother, police say

A man was hospitalized after he and his girlfriend got into a fight, then he and the girlfriend's brother did too.

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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Utahns sue feds over alleged spying during 2002 Winter Olympics

A diverse group of Utahns has sued the federal government over alleged widespread surveillance of telephone calls, emails and text messages during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Body of West Valley woman found in Colorado

Police are looking for a man they say is responsible for the death of a West Valley City woman whose body was found in Colorado. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Ogden shooting sends man to hospital in critical condition

An 18-year-old man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition after being shot multiple times in Ogden on Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Clearfield man found guilty of defrauding disabled group home residents

A Clearfield man has been found guilty of stealing from intellectually disabled residents living in group homes he oversaw. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Man shot by officer released from hospital, booked into jail

A man wounded in an officer-involved shooting has been released from the hospital and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Police: Magna homicide victims were acquaintances

The investigations into two deaths in three days in Magna continued Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Convicted sex offender charged with rape after attack in hot tub

A man already on the sex offender registry was charged Wednesday with rape and is under investigation in a second rape case. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Salt Lake deputy police chief placed on leave

One of the Salt Lake City Police Department's deputy chiefs has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation for undisclosed violations. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Man damaged patrol car with shovel, threatened officers, police say

A man who police say was hitting a police patrol car with a shovel before swinging the shovel at officers was taken into custody Wednesday after being talked into surrendering. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Woman allegedly robbed at gunpoint while jogging

A woman jogging late at night was allegedly robbed by a gunman wearing a ski mask Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Convicted killer tells victims' families to 'get over it'

Michael Patterson, convicted of killing his girlfriend and shooting her roommate in 1997, made a bizarre appearance during his first parole hearing this week. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Police investigating 2nd homicide in 3 days in Magna

Police believe the death of a woman whose body was found in a Magna park Wednesday was the result of homicide. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

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Police investigating deadly shooting in Magna

Unified police began a homicide investigation Monday after the body of a Magna man was found in the street. Read more »

Aug. 17, 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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