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Group wants all to pay 'true' price for water, property taxes phased out

A Utah Rivers Council report shows water savings if 8 cities phased out property taxes going to water districts.

No criminal charges will be filed in Dickey's toxic tea case

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced that no charges would be filed in connection with an incident at a Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan on Aug. 10 that sent a customer to the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Fire rips through three Salt Lake structures

Strong winds ahead of an expected storm front caused a garage fire to spread to two other structures Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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2 officers cleared in fatal shooting of Millcreek man

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old Millcreek man in July by two Unified police officers was legally justified. Police fired 25... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Man carjacked after agreeing to give stranger a ride

A Sandy man was quickly captured by police early Friday after allegedly carjacking a Good Samaritan and abandoning his car on the freeway. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Bicyclist in 'grave' condition after being hit by drunk driver, police say

A South Salt Lake man remained hospitalized Friday in extremely critical condition after being hit on his bicycle by an alleged drunk driver late Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Teen stabs stepfather while he drives, police say

Police say a 16-year-old boy stabbed his stepfather during an argument in their car Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Case of baby girl's death heard in court for first time since 1988

A man charged in a 26-year-old murder case involving a baby girl appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Doctor house calls no longer a thing of the past for one Utah community

University of Utah Health Care's South Jordan Health Clinic offers home visits for newborn babies in their first week of life. Doctors say they are changing to meet the access needs of patients. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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North Salt Lake hosts benefit golf tournament for displaced family

North Salt Lake is hosting a benefit golf tournament for a family displaced by a landslide in August. Donations from the tournament will go toward an effort to build a new home for the Utrilla family. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Magna horse owner charged in deaths of 10 animals

The owner of 10 horses that died from dehydration in July has been charged with cruelty to animals. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Volunteers give back at Kearns Junior High

Volunteers gave back to their community by performing remodeling at Kearns Junior High School on Thursday. The volunteers also sorted library books into grade levels and assembled hygiene kits for... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Governor orders criminal probe, workplace safety investigation of Stericycle

A three-pronged investigation into the activities at the Stericycle medical waste incineration plant in North Salt Lake was ordered by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Thursday. He wants a criminal... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Group organizing separate survey about fate of Mulligans

The group Save Mulligans is calling on South Jordan residents to make their collective voices heard regarding the fate of the popular local sports and entertainment venue in an independent survey... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Man arrested for alleged DUI, lewdness on I-80

A man was arrested Tuesday after police say he drove drunk on I-80, then pulled over in Magna and lay naked in front of oncoming traffic on the side of the freeway. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Polygamous women dressed as ninjas charged in home invasion

Two women who police say are involved in a polygamous relationship with a man accused of raping a child, who allegedly dressed as ninjas and broke into the house where the girl was sleeping, were... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Man charged in deadly crash booked into jail

A man charged earlier this week in connection with the deaths of three people during a car chase that ended in a crash was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Wednesday. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Body Worlds exhibit debuts this weekend at Leonardo

Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life is the latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens. The exhibit opens at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 27. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Mia Love declines to make joint appearance with Owens at Salt Lake Chamber

Local business leaders heard from 4th District congressional candidates Mia Love and Doug Owens at the Salt Lake Chamber Thursday — but only after the format was changed so Love wouldn't have... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Utah to appeal polygamy ruling in 'Sister Wives' case

Utah intends to appeal a federal judge's ruling that struck down part of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives." Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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6 Utah Jimmy John's locations caught in data breach

Some Jimmy John's restaurants in Utah are warning customers their credit card information may have been stolen. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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County leaders, lawmakers craft federal land management strategies

Rural county leaders in Utah paraded out a list of complaints and suggestions designed to help guide the legislatively created Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands as it moves... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Diverse partnership that built Bud Bailey Apartment Community celebrates grand opening

HUD Secretary Julian Castro helped celebrate the completion of the Bud Bailey Apartment Community on Wednesday, recognizing the innovative partnership that built housing for refugees, formerly... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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H. David Burton elected new UTA board chairman

In a unanimous vote, members of the Utah Transit Authority elected H. David Burton as the new chairman of the agency's board of trustees. Burton succeeds Greg Hughes, who served in that position... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Pachyderm primping: Kids watch circus elephants take a bath

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey partnered with the Salt Lake City Fire and Police departments to present the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake and South Valley with an afternoon of... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Intermountain Medical Center aims to increase Utah's dismal mammography rate

Utah has one of the worst mammography screening rates in the country, and one local physician says it's because most women don't see themselves getting breast cancer. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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