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Police: Amber Alert issued in abduction of girls by their noncustodial parents

An Amber Alert was issued about 8:40 p.m. Thursday after two young girls were allegedly taken from a home.

Newspaper carrier files lawsuit claiming unpaid tips, mileage expenses

A former newspaper carrier sued the Newspaper Agency Corp. on Monday alleging it fails to pay mileage reimbursements and keeps tips intended for carriers on some routes. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Ex-nurse linked to at least 16 patients infected with hepatitis C, investigation finds

At least 16 people were infected with hepatitis C in an outbreak associated with a former health care worker who was employed at hospitals in Layton and Ogden, a Utah Department of Health... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Utah Supreme Court hears arguments over disputed state election law

Utah Supreme Court justices poked at the Utah Republican Party's interpretation of a controversial new state election law in a hearing Monday as hundreds of candidates work to get on the primary... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Layton hosting a family game night on April 18

Layton residents are invited to attend a family game nigh ton Monday, April 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Central Davis Junior High, 663 N. Church Street. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Swatting cases targeting YouTuber frustrating Layton police

Since December, Layton police have evacuated homes due to a large bomb threat, sent a full SWAT response to a home on a report of a murder, and received a report of another mass killing, only to... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Charges filed in case of pregnant woman and child tied up in Clinton home

The second of two men was charged Friday for allegedly tying up a pregnant woman and a 10 year-old boy in their Clinton home last fall. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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GOP legislative leaders stirring up support for veto override session

GOP legislative leaders are stirring up support for an override session to restore $4.5 million in funding for early education programs vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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College tuition and fee increases approved for next year

College students will see a bigger chunk of their paychecks going to tuition and fees next year after the Utah State Board of Regents approved rate increases for each of Utah's public colleges and... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Rep. Stewart: World is 'standing on the edge of a knife'

A Utah congressman says Americans are "unquestionably" less safe since President Barack Obama took office nearly eight years ago. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Final tally: Bernie Sanders wins 29 delegates in Utah Democratic caucus

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders picked up 29 delegates after running away with the Utah Democratic presidential preference caucus last week. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Trial ordered for woman in carjacking case that led to ex-missionary's death

A woman accused in a carjacking connected to the death of a recently returned LDS missionary was ordered Wednesday to stand trial. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah college students could pay hundreds more in tuition and fees this fall

Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Love UT Give UT 24-hour online giving campaign underway

The fourth-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign got underway at 12:01 a.m. Thursday seeking to raise $1.6 million for 458 nonprofit organizations and schools in 24 hours. To give, go to... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Herbert signs controversial Rocky Mountain Power legislation

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed 31 bills into law on Wednesday, including the controversial Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan Act. Critics say the measure gives Rocky Mountain Power too much... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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2 drivers charged in fatal Layton auto-pedestrian accident

Two drivers accused of hitting a 17-year-old girl in a crosswalk while walking to school, causing fatal injuries, have been charged with misdemeanor offenses. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Layton police remind residents of common code violations

The Layton Police Department wants to remind residents of some the most common code enforcement violations in the city. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Money in place for new state liquor store in Syracuse

Money for a new state liquor store in Davis County was among several alcohol-related measures Utah lawmakers approved in the legislative session that ended earlier this month. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Stericycle emissions permit up for review for Tooele County location

The Utah Division of Air Quality has opened up a public comment period on a proposed emissions permit for Stericycle to operate in its new location in Tooele County. A public hearing is also set... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Driver who hit pedestrian never slowed or stopped to help, warrant states

The driver of a vehicle that critically injured the adult son of the Davis County sheriff's chief deputy never slowed down or stopped to help, according to three newly unsealed search warrant... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Mother and her boyfriend charged with child abandonment

A Woods Cross mother and her boyfriend are facing child abandonment charges after police say they told a 13-year-old boy to walk 5 miles home on a chilly December evening. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Associated grocery store pharmacies now carry overdose reversal drug

Some of Utah's most popular independent grocery stores and pharmacies will now make naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, available without a prescription. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Photos: Late winter storm brings rain and snow along the Wasatch Front

Cyclists and pedestrians make their way in the rain and snow in Salt Lake City as a winter storm hits the Wasatch Front on Monday, March 28, 2016. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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UDOT, Layton city conducting study on I-15 crossing project

The Utah Department of Transportation and Layton city are conducting an environmental study and design for a new east-west connection across I-15 between state Route 126 and Hill Field Road. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Some Davis County residents concerned about potential highway markers

A new highway could be coming to western Davis County as an alternative to I-15 but some residents are concerned about survey markers that are popping up in neighborhoods. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Late winter storm slated to hit Utah

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City is warning Utah residents that a late winter storm will impact the state Monday through Wednesday, dumping up to 2 feet of new snow in the northern... Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Widow of Centerville man killed by police files federal lawsuit

The family of a man shot and killed by Centerville police in 2014 has filed a federal civil lawsuit against the city and the officer who fired the fatal shot. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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'Huge' rise in STDs alarms Utah health officials

Experts are alarmed by what they say is a huge rise in gonorrhea cases in Utah falling largely on communities that have historically been considered low-risk. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Education association honors Davis elementary school librarian

Lawni Hamblin, a media specialist at Davis School District’s Bluff Ridge Elementary, has a gift for igniting even the most reluctant reader’s interest. That gift is the reason she has... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Utah voter priorities shifting to reflect concern with health care, environment

The Utah Foundation 2016 Priorities Project reveals Utah voters are most concerned about health care, with a few environmental issues also showing up among their Top 10 priorities. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Kaysville to host event on preventing child sex abuse April 5

Kaysville is set to host its free annual child sex abuse event — “The Power of One: Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse” — on Tuesday, April 5, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Kaysville Police Department, 80 N. Main. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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DWR recommends more deer hunting permits

Deer hunters might have a better chance of drawing a buck deer hunting permit this year as biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are recommending more general buck deer hunting permits... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Jury finds Jeremy Johnson guilty of just 8 of 86 charges against him

A key figure in the criminal cases against ex-Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff was found not guilty of 78 of the 86 charges against him Friday. Ryan Riddle was found guilty of... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Highlights of the 200-plus bills Utah's governor has signed

Utah's governor has signed more than half of the 474 bills state legislators passed during the 2016 session. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Pages Lane construction in West Bountiful expected to be finished in June

Construction on Pages Lane between 800 West and I-15 in West Bountiful will take place between now and the end of June. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Farmington seeks volunteers for April 2 spring cleanup

Farmington is looking for volunteers to spruce up the town during a spring cleanup on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 8 a.m. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Community garden plots available in North Salt Lake

North Salt Lake is offering community garden plots for rent. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Census: Epicenter of Utah population growth shifting to Utah County

Utah County could soon be gaining a larger number of people each year than Salt Lake County thanks to a thriving tech industry and overall economic opportunity that are bringing in a steady stream... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Syracuse man pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge in cyclist's death

A Syracuse man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of automobile homicide after hitting and killing a cyclist while drunk in 2014. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Proposition 1 open houses begin Thursday

The Utah Transit Authority has scheduled five open houses to gather feedback on proposed Proposition 1 service improvements. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Tax Commission warns Utahns to be aware of 'spoofing' scam

Utah State Tax Commission officials are warning taxpayers to be on guard for telephone fraudsters who are attempting to steal identity and money by calling people from what appears to be the... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Rare acoustic guitars stolen from Park City store

Nearly a dozen high-end acoustic guitars were stolen from a music store in Park City Monday night. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Sanders wins big, but Utah Democratic Party still hasn't awarded delegates

Bernie Sanders trounced Hillary Clinton in the Utah presidential preference caucus Tuesday, but state Democratic Party officials still didn't know Wednesday how many delegates to award the Vermont... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton in Utah Democratic presidential caucus

Sen. Bernie Sanders appears to have had a big night at Utah's first-ever presidential preference caucus. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Our favorite pictures taken from the long caucus lines

Take a look at some of the best photos we've received from Utahns who braved long lines and cold temperatures to cast their vote. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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PHOTOS: Big Bad Wolf has his day in court

Plaintiff Big Bad Wolf (Brody Rolfson) listens as third-grade students from Kaysville's Endeavor Elementary conducts a mock trial with 2nd District Court Judge Thomas Kay at the Farmington... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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What voters should know before Utah's presidential preference caucus

Democratic and Republican party leaders are expecting a large turnout for Tuesday's neighborhood caucus meetings in what they're saying could be an influential vote. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Utahns have lots to chew on heading into presidential preference caucus

After months of saying he'd like to see a governor in the White House, Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for president on Monday, a move Ohio Gov. John Kasich's Utah campaign... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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'Droves' of voters cram caucuses, face delays, ballot shortages

Unprecedented numbers of Utahns flooded voting sites across the Wasatch Front for the state's first presidential preference caucus — jamming up lines, creating major delays, and even leading... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Construction to force closure of HAFB’s south gate for 8 weeks

The Hill Air Force Base south gate will close for up to eight weeks, beginning Tuesday, March 22, to install new speed tables and a new wedge barrier. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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Nominee named to fill Davis County Justice Court vacancy

The Davis County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of John Carl Ynchausti to fill the Davis County Justice Court vacancy. Ynchausti will replace Judge Jerald L. Jensen, who resigned on Oct. 30, 2015. Read more »

March 21, 2016

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