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Nine-month anniversary of landslide marked by community frustration

On the nine-month anniversary of the landslide in North Salt Lake, City Council Chambers were filled to capacity

Proposed trade legislation could boost Utah exports, Hatch says

A hotly debated bill that would presumably open up trade for domestic producers, including many Utah businesses, may be gaining traction in Congress. If approved, the Trade Promotion Authority... Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Two assaults cause facility at Utah State Prison to lock down

Officials put the Uinta Facility at the Utah State Prison on lockdown after two separate assaults. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Man, 72, dies at hospital after being struck by car on I-15

A 72-year-old man died at Intermountain Medical Center Friday night after he was struck on by a car on Interstate 15. The man had been involved in an earlier car crash and was on the interstate... Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Witnesses recount teen's upset demeanor surrounding shootout with police

Dozens of witnesses saw moments of Meagan Grunwald and Jose Angel Garcia-Juaregui's flight from police last year. Now their testimonies are piecing together a story for jurors considering the case. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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'Thousands of layers': Utah Opera prepares state premiere of Stravinsky's 'The Rake's Progress' for season finale

For its 2014-15 season finale, Utah Opera will stage the Utah premiere of Igor Stravinsky's “The Rake's Progress” May 9-17 at the Capitol Theatre. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Jury convicts San Juan County commissioner for illegal ATV protest ride

Minutes after a federal jury found Phil Lyman guilty of illegally riding an ATV in a closed southern Utah canyon as a protest against the Bureau of Land Management, the San Juan County commissioner... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Body in suitcase is not missing Provo woman, police say

A body found in a suitcase along I-80 Thursday is not that of missing Provo woman Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado, police confirmed Friday. But police are now investigating whether the body could be... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Questar to cut rates by $52 million

Questar Gas announced Friday it is requesting a rate decrease of $52.2 million for its Utah natural gas service. If approved by the Utah Public Service Commission, the yearly bill for residential... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Police: Daughters of Utah Pioneers plaques stolen from Salt Lake park

Two bronze plaques dedicated to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers were stolen and the monuments they belonged to at Warm Springs Park were damaged sometime between Thursday and Friday afternoons, Salt... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Poll: Majority of Salt Lake City residents say panhandling should be illegal

A new survey shows most Salt Lake City residents are frustrated with the presence of panhandling in the city. Nearly a two-thirds of those polled say panhandling should be illegal in the city,... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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11 honored with Huntsman education awards

After years of dedicated service, 11 outstanding educators will receive Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education this month. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old rings bell, celebrates end of cancer treatments

A bell rings in the halls of Primary Children’s Hospital. It’s the joyous sound of someone ringing a bell to celebrate the last of their cancer treatments. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Archaeologists discover centuries-old pit house in Sandy park

An archaeological site was found in Dimple Dell Park in Sandy. Experts believe the site is between 500 and 1,500 years old. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Prosecutors move to dismiss case against man accused of fondling child on airplane

Federal prosecutors in Utah have asked a judge to dismiss their case against an Illinois man who was accused in March of fondling a child on a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Lawsuit filed against West Jordan police in dog biting incident

A man who suffered serious injuries when a police K-9 bit his face after his hands were raised in the air has filed a lawsuit against West Jordan police. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Teen accused of killing girlfriend objects to dismissal of charge

A game of legal chess is brewing in the case against a teenager accused of killing 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak and dumping her body in the Jordan River in 2012. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Photos: New open space area ready for recreation

The Little Confluence open space area, where the river meets Little Cottonwood Creek, was purchased by Salt Lake County in order to preserve the area and provide additional outdoor recreation space... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Holladay history teacher surprised with Huntsman Award

Bonneville Junior High history teacher Rosemary Jacklin's class was interrupted by philanthropist Karen Huntsman, who stunned Jacklin with the news that she had been awarded a prestigious Huntsman... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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2 charged with murder in Lee Mart killing, but who fired the shots?

Two of three men arrested in connection with the shooting death of a longtime Lee Mart convenience store clerk have been charged with murder. But the man initially suspected of firing shots that... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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West Jordan debuts new fire station

West Jordan debuted its new fire station with equipment that will be at home in the facility. City Mayor Kim Rolfe use Jaws of Life to cut through handcuffs and a fire hose to open Fire Station... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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'They had killed a cop, and they weren't going to stop,' deputy testifies in Grunwald trial

Utah County sheriff's deputy Greg Sherwood gave an emotional testimony Thursday of being shot by Jose Angel Garcia-Juaregui last year. The shooter's girlfriend, Meagan Grunwald, is on trial for her... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Salt Lake residents offer opinions on future of homeless service providers

About 150 people offered their opinions Wednesday night regarding the future of homeless service providers in the city at an open house at the Salt Lake City-County Building. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Bountiful man charged with automobile homicide in DUI case

Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a Bountiful man accused of striking and killing a motorcyclist last fall while intoxicated. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Police seeking suspect in Taylorsville credit union robbery

Police are seeking a man who robbed a Hercules Credit Union Wednesday. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Herbert, legislative leaders starting over on Medicaid expansion

After meeting in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell Wednesday, Gov. Gary Herbert said he and legislative leaders are starting over on Medicaid expansion. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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