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Martin MacNeill gets maximum sentence for murder that 'shocks the conscience'

Martin MacNeill was given the maximum sentence possible in his case and will likely die in prison.

Martin MacNeill gets maximum sentence for murder that 'shocks the conscience'

Seven years after overmedicating his wife and drowning her in a bathtub, Martin MacNeill was given the maximum sentence possible in his case and will likely die in prison. Read more »

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Darrien's day: Controversy put aside as man shot by police is laid to rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for Darrien Hunt, the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs man shot and killed by police over a week ago. Read more »

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Provo ranked 4th most educated city in website's analysis

A recent analysis from personal finance website WalletHub.com ranks Provo as the fourth most educated city for 2014. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Lehi trail next stop for Utah County Try a Trail

Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Saratoga Springs police chief calls officer training 'top notch'

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton defended his officers Tuesday in light of a controversial shooting death, saying they are all extremely well trained. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Transportation and community planning meetings set for Utah County

Utah County residents and interested individuals are invited to learn about air quality, road and highway improvements, new community development and transit plans at a series of open houses. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Police break silence about controversial shooting, ask for patience

The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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'The Addams Family' has clever Utah Valley premiere at the SCERA Center for the Arts

The Utah County premiere of "The Addams Family" is a gem inspired by the popular TV show about a strange and funny family with spooky ideas. Director Shawn Mortensen knew it would work for the SCERA. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Six arrested in wild Utah County kidnapping; more arrests expected

Utah County sheriff's deputies spent all day and night Sunday sorting through the details of a bizarre kidnapping scenario that stretched across a large area of the county. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Trial date set for 18-year-old charged in death of Utah County deputy Cory Wride

A trial was set Monday for a woman, now 18, who is charged in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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The ghosts under our feet: 88 modern/historical photos show Salt Lake then and now

Since 1847, buildings in Salt Lake City have been built, demolished and replaced, cars and clothing have changed and streetcars have been replaced with TRAX. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Police investigate validity of possible kidnapping in Utah County

Investigators from three jurisdictions were trying to sort out the details of a possible crime spree Sunday. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Was Saratoga Springs man killed while lunging at officers or while running away?

After three days of silence about what prompted officers to shoot and kill a Saratoga Springs man Wednesday morning, investigators issued a brief statement Saturday afternoon addressing the question. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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City leaders listen as young writers celebrate communities

Two students read their essays Friday to a packed room of elected officials and others at the 2014 Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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'They killed my son because he's black,' Saratoga Springs mom says

The mother of a man shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police this week believes the situation would have had a completely different outcome if her son were white. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Investigators mum about what prompted police to kill Saratoga Springs man

Darrien Nathaniel Hunt, 22, was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police on Wednesday. But city and police officials are not saying what prompted the shooting. A samurai sword was recovered from... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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UVU announces software testing certificate program

Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education has announced a non-credit software testing certificate program designed to help students gain education and training in the... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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BYU, Westminster lead Utah in U.S. News and World Report rankings

The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Man carrying sword was shot, killed by police in Saratoga Springs

A man apparently carrying a Samurai sword was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police Wednesday outside a Redwood Road restaurant. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Trial ordered for Orem man charged with raping young girl on way to school

An Orem man was ordered to stand trial Monday on charges of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl as she walked to elementary school. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU

Kevin J Worthen was installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Former BYU, UVU professor sentenced in sex abuse case

A former adjunct professor at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University will serve jail time for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in 2010. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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UTA testing distance-based transit fares

The way passengers pay for mass transit could change based on how much and how far they ride, Utah Transit Authority officials said. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Deputies investigate 2 unrelated child abuse cases in Eagle Mountain

The Utah County Sheriff's Office investigated two separate cases of suspected child abuse in Eagle Mountain over the weekend. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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2 dead after vehicle driving 'recklessly' rolls near Santaquin

Two women were killed and a boy was injured after a vehicle rolled on I-15 near Santaquin on Saturday. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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