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Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to a head-on collision that killed two Eagle Mountain residents and...

Crews keep gully fire from reaching Sandy homes

Crews tackled a fast-moving grass fire in a gully bordered by homes Tuesday before it could reach nearby residences. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Head-on crash kills Kamas woman

A Kamas woman was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday morning. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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What do the charges and arrests say about Utah?

Gov. Gary Herbert called the arrests Tuesday of former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow on public corruption charges a "sad day" and a "black eye" for the state. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Allegations of corruption land on Shurtleff, Swallow

Prosecutors charged former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow with a pattern of unlawful activity including witness tampering, obstruction of justice, soliciting bribes, money... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Salt Lake eatery That Sandwich Shop damaged by fire

Salt Lake fire crews on Tuesday afternoon extinguished a fire at That Sandwich Shop, 1836 W. North Temple. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Man shot by West Jordan police booked into jail

A man shot by West Jordan police last week has been discharged from the hospital and booked into jail, but police aren't releasing details of what led an officer to shoot him. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Mark Shurtleff vehemently denies allegations, has strong words for district attorney

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff held a news conference Tuesday to vehemently deny the charges against him, while delivering strong words against Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Mother arrested for DUI after ditching 3 kids at Duchesne gas station, deputies say

A Vernal woman's blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit when she was arrested Monday night after leaving her three children at a Duchesne convenience store, sheriff's deputies said. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Elderly man charged in stepdaughter's murder, says he had 'no remorse'

An 83-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his stepdaughter in Parowan told police he had "no remorse." Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Timeline: A look at the Swallow and Shurtleff investigations

A chronological overview of the Swallow and Shurtleff investigations Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Grand County search crews rescue woman from quicksand; recover hiker's body

The Grand County sheriff's search and rescue team was called out twice last week — once to rescue a Moab woman stuck in quicksand and once to search for an overdue hiker from Minnesota who... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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West Jordan woman who killed daughter in botched murder-suicide sent to prison

Mary Hansen, who shot and killed her 18-year-old daughter, Virginia, was ordered to prison Tuesday. The woman pleaded guilty but mentally ill to manslaughter in the March 2012 shooting, which... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Criminal charges — Ex-A.G.s Swallow, Shurtleff accepted bribes, destroyed evidence

Former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff were arrested Tuesday and charged with numerous felonies and misdemeanors. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Mexican man detained by ICE dies

A Mexican man being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Utah died Saturday. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Unidentified marshal cleared as FBI closes investigation of fatal courtroom shooting

The FBI on Monday announced the end of its investigation into the courtroom shooting that left Siale Maveni Angilau dead. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Pleasant View City Council fires police chief in closed meeting

An attorney for Pleasant View's police chief says the 17-year veteran was fired Saturday after a tense meeting with city leaders the day before. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Supreme Court stay in Utah marriage recognition case not automatic

Utah will have to recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state starting next Monday unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

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Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013

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UHP gearing up for Labor Day blitz

The Utah Highway Patrol is gearing up for a three-day DUI blitz this Labor Day weekend, the third-deadliest holiday for drivers in the state. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013

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Ogden cops investigating whether animal cruelty triggered Pioneer Day fight

Police here are investigating whether an altercation that broke out between two women on Pioneer Day is connected to alleged animal cruelty. Read more »

July 26, 2013

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