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Report: Officer was justified in shooting man who had threatened police

A West Jordan police officer has been cleared of shooting a man accused of violating a protective order.

Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site

The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing. Read more »

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Unified police chief cleared in shooting of Taylorsville man

Unified Police Chief Tracy Wyant has been ruled justified in shooting and wounding a Taylorsville man earlier this month. Read more »

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Ron Perlman added to Salt Lake Comic Con guest list

Ron Perlman — best known for his title roles in the "Hellboy" films, the 1987-90 TV series "Beauty and the Beast," and the FX series "Sons of Anarchy" — joins the list of celebrity... Read more »

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Many questions remain in case of baby found in trash can

Days after a Kearns woman was accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can, questions remain about her mental capacity, whether she knew she was pregnant and the identity of the baby's father. Read more »

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Report: Officer was justified in shooting man who had threatened police

A West Jordan police officer has been cleared of shooting a man accused of violating a protective order and threatening online to either shoot officers or attempt "suicide by cop." Read more »

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Can Draper afford to save a historic piece of its past?

Children’s voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building. Read more »

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Utah Philanthropy Day honorees announced

Recipients have been announced for the Utah Philanthropy Day awards, which honor people who support the nonprofit community. Read more »

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U. tailgating carries tradition of family and friendship

Christiana Pignanelli just started her first semester at the University of Utah, but she's been on campus for years. Read more »

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Police reviewing possible nightclub photos of mom accused of leaving baby in trash

New accusations are being brought forward as investigators look into the woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a trash can. Read more »

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10 things to know before going to Salt Lake Comic Con

Ten things you need to know before attending Salt Lake Comic Con for the first time. Read more »

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Getting ready for Salt Lake Comic Con: Families plan for upcoming convention

For months, the McKinney family has been laboring together over a set of costumes for Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

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3 schools were locked down as police searched for man following chase

Three Salt Lake area schools were on temporary lockdown Thursday morning while police searched for a man who fled following a chase. Read more »

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Son of murdered woman felt peace in '91, now closure 23 years later

More than 23 years after she was killed in her Holladay home, Lucille Johnson's brutal death has finally been solved, thanks in part to some Lego pieces. Read more »

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Gov.: Elected officials need to serve on UTA board to boost accountability

Gov. Gary Herbert called Thursday for elected officials to be appointed to the Utah Transit Authority board even though he said it appears the concerns raised in a new legislative audit have... Read more »

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Heads up as FAA looks at the future of drones

Drones have become a frequent spectator for many events, flying above buildings, landscapes and even through fireworks. But not everyone is as enthusiastic about the humming, flying objects. Read more »

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Free clinics offered for hunting ducks, geese

The state Division of Wildlife Resources will hold a series of hunting fairs and seminars for those who want to learn how to hunt ducks and geese. Read more »

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Police arrest alleged scissor-wielding robber

Police arrested a man after they say he held up a Salt Lake cashier at scissor point. Read more »

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Police recover $10,000 in car parts after chase

Police recovered $10,000 in car parts after a high-speed chase that ended in a West Valley City neighborhood. Some of these parts were discovered to be stolen. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Teen gets lifelong wish to fly in helicopter

AirMed and the Make-a-Wish Foundation partnered to make a Stansbury Park teen’s wish of flying in a helicopter a reality. Sean Anderson was born with muscular dystrophy and has autism. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Attorney general deciding whether to appeal 'Sister Wives' ruling

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As the 10th District court finalized a ruling in favor of the polygamous Brown family, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes may be stepping back from his previous assertion he would appeal the decision. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Through the years: Utah centenarians honored

Utah’s oldest residents were honored Wednesday at the 28th annual Centenarian’s Day Celebration. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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UTA chairman says there is 'much work to do' in wake of blistering legislative audit

In the aftermath of a scathing audit that spotlighted UTA executives' high compensation, questionable development deals and concerns about rail maintenance costs, board Chairman Greg Hughes noted... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Fourth arrest made in Magna double stabbing

Police have tracked down a fourth suspect in a double stabbing Saturday in Magna. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Varian Medical breaks ground on Salt Lake expansion project

Varian Medical Systems broke ground Wednesday on a new expansion project that will increase its current Salt Lake manufacturing facility and create 1,000 new full-time jobs in the state over the... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Donations to North Salt Lake family displaced by landslide top $300K

Donations toward building a new home for a family displaced by the North Salt Lake landslide were up to $337,100 on Wednesday. City officials continued working toward a remediation plan for the slide. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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