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Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said.

Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said. Read more »

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Photos: A Pioneer Day celebration of heritage and culture

The Native American Celebration in the Park Powwow and Festival at Liberty Park celebrated its 22nd year of highlighting Native American culture on Monday. Read more »

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Audit of embattled S.L. County Recorder's Office nearly finished

The audit into embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office is slated to be completed by the end of the month. Read more »

6 hours ago

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Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

6 hours ago

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Utah case highlights painful challenges identifying, investigating human trafficking

A shocking and uncommon example of alleged human trafficking that highlights some of the painful challenges that come with trying to identify and investigate the issue in Utah and across the country. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

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First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

8 hours ago

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2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border. Read more »

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Salt Lake man killed, 3 others injured in I-80 crash

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash on I-80 that left a Salt Lake man dead and three others seriously injured. Read more »

10 hours ago

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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

yesterday

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Three hurt when ATV explodes into flames as firefighters gain upper hand on Utah fires

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes. Read more »

yesterday

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Seeking social media 'likes' could cause increased dislike in body image

Studies show that women's consumption of social media can be directly associated with negative body image and eating disorders. Experts say one solution is to simply cut back on some social media... Read more »

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About 22,000 items stored as stolen property or evidence

Unified Police's property and evidence building is a 22,000-square-foot warehouse filled with massive black storage bins, seemingly endless rows of stocked shelves, and even a collection of long... Read more »

yesterday

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After 8 years with no 'true increase' in foster care stipends, foster parents seek more funding

Utah would need to increase foster care stipends as much as 70 percent to cover actual costs of providing care for children in the state's custody, one national study says. Utah foster parents seek... Read more »

yesterday

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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Photos: Fun for all at the 10th annual Family Festival

The 10th annual Days of '47 Family Festival provided a day of fun activities for all ages from 10-2 Saturday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Children walk for fallen pioneers at youth parade

Dubbed "the happiest parade on the planet," the Days of '47 Youth Parade is one of the largest youth parades in the nation. This year, kids marched in honor of more than 800 pioneer children who... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Looking for a new job? Here is a way to become a nurse in as short as 18 months

Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Men accused of narrowly missing 2-year-old during shooting spree charged

Two men accused of firing numerous rounds into a Taylorsville house, narrowly missing a 2-year-old girl, were charged Friday. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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LDS Church asks court to void subpoena in civil court case

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Amid algal bloom scare, Riverton residents can now use water for crops, gardens

Riverton City leaders convened an emergency meeting Friday to discuss health concerns and test results on water contaminated with cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. They voted to turn secondary... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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USU student named to state Board of Regents

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Ty Aller, a doctoral student at Utah State University, as the student regent on the state Board of Regents for 2016-17 school year. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Draper moves glass recycling dumpster

Draper has moved its glass recycle dumpster to the Public Works Facility, 72 E. Sigovah Court (14525 South), because the property it was on has been sold. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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UTA offers fare for food in Utah Food Bank drive

The Utah Transit Authority will give $5 FAREPAY cards to riders who bring a food donation for the Utah Food Bank. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Chevron wants to stop monitoring Red Butte Creek 6 years after spill

Chevron is asking the Utah Division of Water Quality to stop requiring any monitoring of Red Butte Creek, six years after 800 barrels of oil from a ruptured pipeline contaminated the urban... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Man critically hurt in Legacy Parkway crash near Centerville

A man was in critical condition after crashing his car Thursday on Legacy Parkway. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Police: ICU evacuated after man barricades himself in hospital room

The intensive care unit at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center was evacuated Thursday night while officers negotiated with a man armed with a club who had barricaded himself in a room, police said. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Photos: Freak accident sends utility truck into Kearns home

Officials respond to the scene after a large telecommunications utility truck crashed into a home in Kearns early Thursday. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Multiple evaluations likely for teen accused of killing 12-year-old

As many as three competency evaluations may be ordered for a West Valley teenager accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor last summer. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Officials: Two women in Utah with Zika are currently pregnant

Two Utah women with Zika virus are currently pregnant, Utah Department of Health spokesman Tom Hudachko said Thursday. And two more women who were pregnant while infected have since given birth to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Suspicious brush fires in Salt Lake, Utah counties connected, investigators say

Unified fire investigators believe a recent series of small brush fires from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon are connected. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Federal judge rejects Jeremy Johnson plea for mistrial

A federal judge Thursday denied convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's motion for a mistrial based on his allegation that prosecutors knowingly made false statements during close arguments. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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What effects do shootings have on police? New documentary takes a look

A new movie by a Georgia police officer takes a look at the effects that officer-involved shootings have on police officers. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Construction forces closure of 300 East in Draper

Construction is now underway on 300 East in Draper, which is closed to through traffic from Pioneer Road to Carlquist Drive. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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