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Man killed in hostage standoff with West Jordan police

An officer stepped between an armed man and his children inside an upstairs room of a West Jordan home Wednesday and fatally shot the man following a short hostage situation, police said. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Public help sought in Orem hit-and-run accident

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Driver found dead in semitrailer at bottom of ravine

A semitrailer was found at the bottom of a 200-foot ravine near Hurricane on Thursday with the driver dead inside. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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New North Ogden playground is accessible to special needs students

The first day of school in the Weber School District included a new playground for students at Green Acres Elementary. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Reward offered in case of cabin 'cereal' burglars

The Iron County Sheriff's Office is looking for a group of juveniles believed to have burglarized several mountain cabins. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Man hired to kill unwanted boyfriend used money for apartment instead

A man contracted to kill an unwanted boyfriend said in court Thursday that he never intended to harm the man, but used the money to get an apartment. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Stretch of Salt Lake street redesign progressing

A redesign of 200 West between North Temple and 900 South in Salt Lake City has reached key milestones. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul to hold rally in Orem

Utah will be the last stop on a five-day campaign swing through five Western states for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Mother, former LDS seminary teacher creates scripture study guides

Shannon Foster created an online business that allows her and her husband to be home with their daughter while helping LDS Church members study the scriptures more effectively. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West

The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Doug Robinson: No days off on Utes' football schedule

The Utes will face five ranked teams this season, which would give them 19 in six years — more than the previous 16 years combined. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Alcohol, drugs considered factors in fatal I-80 rollover in Tooele County

A rollover involving drugs and alcohol killed a man and seriously injured a woman early Wednesday morning in rural Tooele County, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Man hit by car in Salt Lake after confronting driver about stolen vehicle

A man whose car was stolen was victimized a second time Wednesday afternoon, police said, when he was hit and injured while confronting the person who stole his vehicle. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Kaysville City Council announces vacancy

The city seeks to fill a vacancy as City Councilman Jared Taylor has announced his resignation from the council effective Sept. 2. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Taylorsville to put on Tombstone Tales

The Taylorsville Cemetery will host Tombstone Tales in Taylorsville live drama shows next month. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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West Valley mayor to host open house

West Valley Mayor Ron Bigelow will host open house meetings with residents next week. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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KUTV back on DISH Network; KSL still dark on DirecTV

KUTV was back on DISH Network on Wednesday after going dark the day before, but KSL-TV's signal on DirecTV remains blacked out. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Man dies in head-on collision after truck hydroplanes in Uintah County

A Fort Duchesne man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision with another vehicle on U.S. 40 in Uintah County. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Weber State professor's curiosity wins battle for campaign finance records in Utah's high court

A physics professor, curious about local political spending, has won his Utah Supreme Court bid to open records from the former Envision Ogden civic group. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government amid controversy

The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. One member claims residents misunderstand how local government is set up,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Ground to be broken Thursday afternoon for 24/7 homeless youth resource center with 30 shelter beds

Volunteers of America Utah will break ground Thursday for its Youth Resource Center, a facility that will provide shelter and offer services 24/7, including meals, housing assistance, education... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Park City residents to vote on $56 million school bond

The Park City School Board has placed a $56 million bond issue on the ballot for November's election. The bond would fund several projects if it passes. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Poll: Utahns would take Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton despite disliking him more

Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Police warning about missed jury duty scam

A con artist is contacting Millcreek residents and telling them to wire $500 to a financial account to avoid an arrest warrant for failing to meet jury duty, Unified police said Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Photo gallery: Members of child rescue team train at special gym

Members of the Operation Underground Railroad Jump Team, who help rescue children from slavery and trafficking, were training at a cross-fit gym in Draper on Wednesday, preparing to shoot a... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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