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Investigators: Early-morning Orem construction fire believed to be arson

Fire investigators believe an early morning two-alarm fire was the result of arson.

Springville man wounded in neck by stray shotgun pellet

An Army veteran is recovering after he was wounded by a stray pellet from a hunter's shotgun while working in Springville. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Family honors child's memory through bone marrow registry and stem cell donation

Mark and Mindy Ammons lost their 2-year-old son, Christopher, in 1988 to neuroblastoma. In 2009, Mindy Ammons donated her own stem cells to a woman with cancer. And this weekend, the family’s... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Hunter in city limits shot bystander in parking lot, police say

Springville police are looking for a man they believe was hunting in city limits and shot a man who was working. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease, according to a study by BYU researchers published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Many Utahns have already voted before Election Day, but campaigning ongoing until polls close

Even though Election Day is Tuesday, an estimated 40 percent of Utahns have already taken advantage of early voting options to cast their ballots. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Prosecutors: 2 officers were justified when they killed Darrien Hunt

The Utah County Attorney's Office announced Monday that it believes two Saratoga Springs police officers were legally justified when they shot and killed 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, who was carrying... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Wintry weather dusts mountains with snow, leads to freeze warnings

What a difference a few days makes. On Friday, highs on the Wasatch Front were in the 70s. On Sunday, snow was falling in the higher elevations. The National Weather Service has a winter storm... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2014

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Police: Man shoots neighbor's attacking pit bull

An Orem man shot and killed his neighbor's pit bull after he says the dog attacked him. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Ready for snow? Here's what's new in Utah

Utah's ski industry is ringing in the new with the creation of a resort in northern Utah and the introduction of the Epic Pass for Canyons and Park City resorts. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Utah County offers women's health fair

The Utah County Health Department is inviting women ages 40-64 to the Gift of Thanksgiving health event. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Orem company seeing an uptick in demand for its body camera

In recent months, body cameras have been a hot topic among law enforcement and also the community. Agencies across the state are arming officers with the video and audio recording device. But the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Strack family: Search warrants begin 'to confirm our suspicions'

Relatives of five members of a Springville family found dead in their home say newly unsealed search warrants pointing to possible poisoning — possibly mixed in with drinks — as the... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Orem’s most notorious eyesore to be completed after years of delays

Midtown Village on State Street between 300 South and 400 South has sat mostly vacant ever since the money dried up to finish the construction. Wednesday the Ritchie group rebroke ground for the... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Search warrants: Poisoning suspected in deaths of Springville family

Newly-released search warrants show that investigators believe a family of five in Springville died of poisoning last month. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Pleasant Grove residents divided over public safety bond

Debate over a proposed bond to pay for a new public safety building in Pleasant Grove has become so heated the city's mayor is calling on cooler heads to prevail. One resident is raising... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Officers say they shot Darrien Hunt out of fear he would hurt others

Two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with a sword feared he would harm others, according to a newl search warrant affidavit. An attorney for... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Front end loader used in attempt to steal ATM, police say

Police are looking for a person who they say used a front end loader to try to steal an ATM. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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State autopsy: Police shot Darrien Hunt 6 times from behind; no drugs in system

An autopsy conducted by the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office concurred with an independent autopsy that Darrien Hunt was shot six times by Saratoga Springs police officers. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Water to be shut off for construction in Eagle Mountain subdivisions

Eagle Mountain is advising residents to prepare for a water shutoff this week. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Most Utah students aren't proficient in key subjects, new assessment shows

Results from Utah's first SAGE test, which raised the bar of proficiency among students, show that less than half of students in the state are considered proficient in English, math and science.... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Mia Love raising more money than Doug Owens in 4th District

Republican Mia Love continues to raise more money than Doug Owens, her Democratic opponent in the 4th District congressional race, according to their campaigns' final financial reports before the... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Salt Lake Krishna temple to host Hindu festival of lights

The Salt Lake Krishna temple will celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, Saturday with dancing, chanting, food and fireworks. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Conrad Truman found guilty of murdering wife in 2012

After more than 15 hours of deliberation, a jury Wednesday found Conrad Mark Truman guilty of killing his wife, Heidy Truman, in 2012. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Lockhart, Seelig work to galvanize Utah's women

Students, professors and businesswomen met Tuesday at Utah Valley University to hear from House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, and House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig, D-Salt Lake, about ways... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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