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Manti man indicted in Oregon occupation; Ariz. man arrested in Utah

The man who allegedly belonged to the group was arrested Thursday in southern Utah by FBI agents.

Air Force: Human error damaged nuclear-armed missile in silo

Errors by three airmen troubleshooting a nuclear missile in its launch silo in 2014 triggered a "mishap" that damaged the missile, causing the Air Force to withdraw the airmen's nuclear... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

Servicemen draped flight gear on 12 white crosses Friday to commemorate the Marines who died when two helicopters crashed off the coast of Hawaii during a nighttime training mission. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Pleasant Grove man potentially faces 250 counts of child pornography

A man accused of taking explicit pictures of young boys and then trading them around the country, and even overseas, for other images of child pornography has been arrested. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Murray man, niece charged with murder in 12-year-old killing

A Murray man and his niece were charged Friday with murdering a man whose body was found stuffed in a garbage can in the basement of a vacant home nearly 12 years ago. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Ex-nurse whose rape charges were dismissed sues officer who arrested him

A former nurse has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court against the police detective who arrested him for investigation of raping a patient, only to have the charges thrown out of court. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Brother of man who shot 2 officers charged with assaulting police

The brother of the man who shot and killed Unified police officer Doug Barney has been charged with assaulting other officers following the shooting. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Man critically injured in Kennecott train accident

An industrial accident at Kennecott Copper Friday left a man in critical condition. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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1 killed, another injured in avalanche at Gobblers Knob

A skier was killed Thursday in an avalanche in the mountains of Salt Lake County, Unified police said. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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U.S. Attorney's Office responds to concerns about alleged cop killer's prison release

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Utah issued a statement Thursday responding to questions about whether a man who allegedly shot and killed a Unified police officer was released from... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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4 kids injured as school bus collides with SUV in Weber County

At least four juveniles were injured, two seriously, when an SUV collided with a school bus Thursday in Weber County. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Judge tosses Pennsylvania woman's defamation suit vs. Cosby

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Pittsburgh-area woman who claims Bill Cosby defamed her when he and his representatives responded to allegations that he drugged and... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Utahns open homes to officers traveling to attend Barney's funeral

The funeral for Unified police officer Doug Barney is Monday, and 10,000 people – 8,000 of them law enforcers from across the nation – are expected to attend. Many Utahns are opening... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Appeals courts sends case against Rick Koerber back to judge who dismissed it

A federal appeals court Thursday sent a $100 million real estate fraud case against a Utah businessman back to the judge who dismissed the charges. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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'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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