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7 arrested in drug trafficking investigation in Utah and Salt Lake counties

Utah County law enforcers served search warrants on four homes simultaneously last week, resulting in the arrests of seven people and the seizure of multiple pounds of meth and heroin.
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SLCPD officer witnesses wrong-way drunk driver crash into embankment

A Salt Lake City police officer witnessed the truck crossing the medium several times before losing control and crashing into an embankment Saturday night.
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Utah man ordered to stand trial in killing of University of Utah football player

Buk Mawut Buk was ordered Friday to stand trial for aggravated murder in the shooting death of University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe at a postgame house party in 2021.
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Cox orders Great Salt Lake causeway berm to be raised another 5 feet

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a new executive order Friday, calling on the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands to raise the Great Salt Lake causeway berm by 5 feet.
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Ogden judge sentences ‘monsters’ in brutal child abuse case to life without parole

An Ogden couple was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole in a brutal child abuse murder that the judge called "evil" and "atrocious" and the worst case of torture he has seen.
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Jury finds Sandy mom guilty of abusing, killing 6-year-old son

A jury found a Sandy mom guilty of reckless child abuse homicide in the death of her 6-year-old son through abuse related to potty-training challenges.
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Missing Massachusetts girl found in Utah; man arrested for alleged human trafficking

A girl listed as missing and endangered from Massachusetts has been found in southern Utah and the man she was with has been arrested for investigation of human trafficking.
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Man hit by garbage truck in Layton, flown to hospital

A man was taken to the hospital Thursday after being hit by a garbage truck near Hill Air Force Base, police said.
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Utah House passes moratorium on personalized license plates for 2nd straight year

Utah is on the verge of temporarily pausing its personalized license plate program once again.
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Forget big business, Utah lawmaker wants to deregulate … lemonade stands?

Utah leaders regularly tout the state as one of the nation's most "business-friendly," and on Tuesday advanced a bill to remove regulations for some of the smallest businesses out there: lemonade stands.
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Celebrate Black History Month in Utah at these events

Black history in the Beehive State dates back even longer than Latter-day Saint history in the area, predating the Saints' arrival by almost 25 years.
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Accident leads to discovery of child porn, $30K cash, magic mushroom bars, UHP says

Utah Highway Patrol troopers investigating a crash in southern Utah arrested two people after they said they discovered child pornography, chocolate bars with THC and $30,000 cash.
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Drug deal gone bad led to double killing in Taylorsville, police say

Taylorsville police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a double killing at an apartment complex Monday night after the man surrendered Tuesday.
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Tribes call for Utah legislators to pass bill to protect Native children

Tribal leaders gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to call on Utah legislators to pass HB40, which protects Native American children from unnecessary removal from families and tribes.
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Intermountain Health breaks organ transplant record again

SALT LAKE CITY — Intermountain Health announced Tuesday that it broke its own record for adult organ transplants during 2022, reaching 300 donations KSL.com reported. The organization thanked its donors and caregivers in a statement Tuesday for a fourth record-breaking year for the transplant program. Organ transplants last year included 104 livers, 159 kidneys, 29 […]
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Utah truck driver arrested in California cold case from 1994

A truck driver in Utah was arrested last week in connection with the Northern California cold case killing of a woman in 1994.
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County opens warming center after Salt Lake homeless advocates build unsanctioned tent

Temperatures became dangerously low across the state, making people without housing particularly vulnerable.
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Does the state of Utah issue too many Amber Alerts?

If you tend to ignore notifications about Amber Alerts because of their frequency, you may not be alone.
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House cleaning argument ends with man running over wife, police say

A Utah County man was charged Monday with running over his wife while their children were in the car after the couple had been arguing over keeping the house clean, police say.
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Gabby Petito’s parents urge support for Utah domestic violence bill

Gabby Petito's parents joined Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson at the state Capitol to advocate for SB117, which would require police to conduct lethality assessments.
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Utah corrections officer charged with sharing inappropriate photo of inmate

A corrections officer with the Grand County Sheriff's Office was charged Monday after allegedly taking an inappropriate photo of an inmate and sharing it with a co-worker.
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Senate passes slightly altered design as new Utah state flag

Utah is one step closer to having a new state flag — but it's not exactly the design unveiled late last year.
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1 of the 4 spikes driven at Promontory Summit fetches $2.2M at auction

The Arizona spike, which was ceremoniously driven in Utah to mark the transcontinental railroad completion in 1869, sold for a little more than $2 million during an auction that closed Thursday.
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Police shooting near Cedar City leaves 1 injured

One person was injured Sunday night in a police shooting after an incident northwest of Cedar City.
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