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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for more than two hours.

Elections officials in most counties request vote-by-mail ballots for June primaries

Twenty of Utah's 29 counties have opted to conduct the June 28 primary election by mail, meaning some voters may have some work to do to make sure they get the right ballot in their mailbox. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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4 Utah students named 2016 Presidential Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Education John King has announced four Utah high school seniors are among 160 selected for the 52nd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing accomplishments in academics,... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Baby-sitting boot camp set for Saturday

The Davis County Library is sponsoring a free baby-sitting boot camp on Saturday, 1-3 p.m. at the Kaysville Branch Library, 215 N. Fairfield Road. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Woman files wrongful death lawsuit in doghouse highway death

A northern Utah woman whose husband and 4-year-old daughter were killed when adoghouse fell out of a man's truck and caused a highway pileup has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Clearfield man dies in I-15 crash near Layton

A Clearfield man died and his passenger was seriously injured on I-15 Sunday near Layton after the driver apparently lost control on wet roads, sideswiped a car and then ended up in the path of... Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Free Comic Book Day attracts readers old and new to Utah shops

Comic book shops across Utah and around the country participated in Free Comic Book Day, an annual promotion intended to introduce new readers to the genre and direct them to stores in their area. Read more »

May 8, 2016

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New Utah abortion rule puts some doctors at odds with the law

A Utah law that requires doctors to administer pain medication to the fetus when performing abortions after 20 weeks gestational age has put many doctors and legislators at odds Read more »

May 7, 2016

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Fire destroys South Weber home, damages two others

A fire destroyed one home, burned the garage of another and damaged a third house Friday afternoon in South Weber, fire officials said. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Photos: Botanical center celebrates spring with Baby Animal Days

Sadie Fullmer kisses her horse, Millie, as her sister, Shelby, watches during Baby Animal Days at the Utah State University Botanical Center in Kaysville on Friday. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Alert New Mexico clerk helps police find children in Utah Amber Alert

Two young girls allegedly kidnapped by their noncustodial parents in Clinton were rescued Friday more than 500 miles away, thanks to an alert motel clerk in New Mexico. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Roadwork on 5600 South in Roy starts Monday

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists that construction on 5600 South in Roy will begin Monday, May 9, on a project to add an additional westbound travel lane on between 1900 West... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Police: Amber Alert issued in abduction of 2 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 in Clinton by their noncustodial parents. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Syracuse police investigate possible abduction attempts

Syracuse police conducted extra patrols around the area of Bluff Ridge Elementary School Thursday following two recent reports of possible abduction attempts. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Reptiles rescued from fire had signs of possible neglect, experts say

Animal rescue volunteers say some of the snakes and lizards rescued from a fire last month in West Valley City were showing signs of possible neglect from before the fire. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Robert F. Bennett, former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, dies at age 82

Robert F. Bennett, 82 a former three-term U.S. senator from Utah, who used to work for Howard Hughes and who was also once accused of being “Deep Throat” in the Watergate scandal, died... Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Davis School District pays $10K in damages for 'drunk goggles' injury

The Davis School District has paid more than $10,000 toward a student's medical expenses after she was injured in a classroom activity in 2014, which led to a lawsuit filed last month, according to... Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Syracuse to offer passport application processing services

Syracuse will begin offering passport application processing services beginning May 31. Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 233 E Washington, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Learn how Antelope Island’s Native Americans gathered food

Have you ever wondered what the Native American inhabitants of Antelope Island ate? Read more »

May 4, 2016

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New Layton park nearing completion

Layton is nearing completion of a new neighborhood park located at 3500 North Redtail Way. Read more »

May 4, 2016

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Photos: Mourners hold vigil for Millcreek toddler allegedly killed by stepfather

Mourners attend a vigil Tuesday, May 3, 2016, for 18-month-old Ethan Antes who died Sunday after he was allegedly found face down in a bathtub inside a Millcreek apartment. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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North Salt Lake to treat trees for lilac-ash borer

Salt City Trees will be treating trees in some areas of the city for the lilac-ash borer, a destructive pest that is destroying many species of ash. Left untreated they kill branches or entire trees. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Business symposium set for May 11 in Bountiful

Bountiful’s annual business symposium is set for Wednesday, May 11, at the Wight House Reception Center, 95 N. Main. Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Safe Kids Day is May 7 in Farmington

Safe Kids Davis County is helping families get ready for summer by highlighting health and safety during the 16th annual Safe Kids Day on Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Davis County Legacy... Read more »

May 3, 2016

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Some Davis, Weber county residents still without power after windstorm

The weekend windstorm knocked out power to about 39,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Weber and Davis counties, including more than 2,000 who were still in the dark Monday afternoon. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Kaysville CPA charged with tax evasion

A Kaysville certified public accountant faces federal charges for tax evasion and failing to pay personal income tax totaling more than $153,000. Read more »

May 2, 2016

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Strong winds cause damage, possibly fatal accident in Davis County

Heavy winds damaged homes, knocked out power, toppled trees and might be to blame for one death in Davis and Weber counties early Sunday. Read more »

May 1, 2016

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Police: Man who stole pricey guitars from two Utah stores arrested, instruments recovered

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Families need to know of dying decision to donate organs

More than 1.5 million Utahns are registered as organ donors, but that decisions only makes a difference when family and friends know of that dying wish, according to Intermountain Donor Services... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Utah can't arrest its way out of heroin, pain pill epidemic, authorities say

Federal authorities have prosecuted drug traffickers and pill doctors this year, but U.S. Attorney John Huber says going after dealers and doctors isn't the only way to stem the heroin epidemic in... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Poll: 66 percent of Utahns support medical marijuana

If it were up to voters, medical marijuana would be a thing in Utah, at least according to the latest poll. Utah Policy surveyed voters and found that 66 percent of those polled favor legalization... Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Women called heroes for reviving high school student whose heart stopped beating after workout

Two women are being praised as heroes for their quick action in saving the life of a 17 year-old Northridge High School student whose heart suddenly stopped beating at the school Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

April 28, 2016

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Probation ordered for Centerville couple in illegal massage case

A judge has suspended a jail sentence for a Centerville couple convicted of running an illegal massage parlor in their home, ordering probation and community service instead. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Utah woman's secret: Ted Bundy tried to kill me in 1974

Rhonda Stapley has kept a secret for four decades that she has only now been ready to tell: She was beaten and raped by Ted Bundy, one of America's most notorious serial killers. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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UTA brings back Rider's License for the summer

The Utah Transit Authority is bringing back its Rider’s License for 6- to 18-year-olds this summer. The pass is good on TRAX, FrontRunner, the S-Line and local buses between June 1 and Aug. 31. Read more »

April 27, 2016

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Layton police want public's help locating missing woman

Layton police are seeking the public's help finding a woman missing since Monday morning. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Crews extinguish asphalt fire at Woods Cross refinery

Crews knocked down an asphalt fire at the Foreland refinery in Woods Cross Tuesday that sent huge smoke plumes into the air. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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GOP's hard feelings over SB54 play part in forcing Herbert into primary with Johnson

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't the first popular governor Republican state convention delegates have forced into a primary election. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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I-15 traffic being joined at Hill Field Road for bridge work

Utah Department of Transportation crews will join southbound and northbound traffic on I-15 at the northbound bridge at the new Hill Field Road interchange on Wednesday, in preparation for the... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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USU Alumni Association inducts 5 into Hall of Honor

Utah State University’s Alumni Association honored five lifelong Aggies, including one posthumous induction, at its annual Alumni Hall of Honor induction in mid-April. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Park City educator elected UEA president

Members of the Utah Education Association, the state's largest teacher's union, elected Heidi Matthews as the next president, UEA officials announced Monday. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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'There are good people left in this world': Police sergeant donates bike to teen

The flyers told the story. Anne Hilton posted them all over West Jordan, hoping to prove to her son that good people still exist. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Utah Dems nominate Weinholtz to run for governor

Nearly two-thirds of the state's registered Democratic delegates turned out for the statewide convention Saturday, putting many of their candidates on the November ballot, including Mike Weinholtz. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Less than 15 percent of candidates took signature-gathering path to primary ballot

Less than 15 percent of state and federal candidates successfully used Utah's new signature-gathering path to the primary ballot. Candidates who hired others to gather signatures for them paid... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Toddler dies after drowning in pond outside Salt Lake County home, police say

A 22 month-old boy died after drowning in a pond Friday outside a northern Salt Lake County home, police said. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Deseret News winners named in regional Top of the Rockies contest

The Deseret News claimed 11 wins, including five first-place finishes, in this year's Top of the Rockies regional journalism contest. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Report: Higher starting wages part of the value of a Utah college education

The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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UDOT prepping Bountiful's 400 North for repaving

Starting this Sunday, the Utah Department of Transportation will begin work to prepare 400 North in Bountiful for a repaving project. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Man involved in '96 motel murder charged with human trafficking

A man involved in the murder of a Woods Cross motel clerk 20 years ago now faces criminal charges for allegedly forcing two young women who feared he might kill them into prostitution. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett now dealing with stroke

Already suffering from pancreatic cancer, former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett had a stroke last week that paralyzed the left side of his body. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Medical supply company owner headed to prison for health care fraud

The former owner of a Salt Lake medical equipment company is going to prison for filing false Medicare claims for power wheelchairs in a scheme known as "chiseling." Read more »

April 21, 2016

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