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Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Police arrest suspect in West Valley City homicide

A 30-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a 59-year-old man in West Valley City, according to police. 
18 days ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

West Valley police are piecing together Saturday’s domestic shooting

Police are trying to figure out what led to a man being shot and another stabbed in a West Valley house on Saturday night.
18 days ago
Police responded to a fatal hit-and-run on 900 East and 1700 South in SLC. (Scott G. Winterton/Dese...
Michael Houck, Madison Swenson & Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Woman dead, child critical after SLC hit-and-run crash; driver arrested

A woman has died and a child was transported in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash in the Sugar House area.
18 days ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Woman says Millcreek storage facility did little to protect unit from thieves

A Salt Lake Valley woman is sharing a warning with others after finding her storage unit cleaned out. She's also concerned with how the facility responded to the theft.
19 days ago
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ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press

Sydney man admits pushing gay American off a cliff in 1988

A man admitted to police he killed American Scott Johnson in 1988 by pushing the 27-year-old off a Sydney cliff in what prosecutors describe as a gay hate crime.
19 days ago
FILE: A sign warning boaters of low water levels is posted near the Echo Bay boat launch on May 12,...
Associated Press

Body in barrel exposed as level of Nevada’s Lake Mead drops

A body inside a barrel was found over the weekend on the newly exposed bottom of Nevada’s Lake Mead as drought depletes the largest U.S. reservoirs.
19 days ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

Police have suspect in custody for a shooting and stabbing incident on Saturday night in West Valley

West Valley City Police have a woman in custody after allegedly shooting one victim and possibly stabbing the other on Saturday night.
19 days ago
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Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Victim identified in fatal stabbing, police seek person of interest

Police are looking for a person of interest in a fatal stabbing that took place at the Aspenwood Apartments at 4178 South 4080 West. 
19 days ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Suspect arrested in connection to April murder in Magna

The Unified Police Department confirmed the arrest of a suspect in connection to the murder of a man in Magna last month.
20 days ago
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ERIN JONES, KTVT via CNN

Two high school students were suspended indefinitely after alleged online threats were flagged by the FBI

A joint investigation between the FBI, North Texas Terrorism Task Force and Garland Police has resulted in at least two Naaman Forest High School students being suspended indefinitely. Authorities say they made online threats that included both death and physical harm.
20 days ago
Mother seeks changes to state law after daughter badly injured in suspected DUI crash...
Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Mother seeks changes to state law after daughter badly injured in suspected DUI crash

DRAPER, Utah — After a crash in which her ex-husband was suspected of driving under the influence and her daughter was left with a traumatic brain injury, a mother said this week that she was seeking potential changes to state law surrounding what rights a parent has while a criminal case is making its way […]
20 days ago
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Lacey Beasley, WALA via CNN

Multiple pets shot and killed with bow and arrow in Atmore

An unsettling investigation underway in Atmore, especially to pet lovers: a cat shot in the head with a bow and arrow.
20 days ago
FILE:  A Utah County man, Kevin G. Sykes, was arrested for child sexy abuse after a previous arrest...
Associated Press

Final day of Mississippi fest canceled after fatal shooting

A Mississippi sheriff says a law enforcement officer shot and killed one of the people suspected of firing shots at a crawfish festival.
20 days ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz and Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

One man dead, two critically injured in separate West Valley incidents

West Valley police were trying to piece together two unrelated incidents Saturday night that left one man dead and two others in critical condition with stab wounds.
20 days ago
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BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press

Woman avoids jail for voting dead mom’s ballot in Arizona

An woman charged with illegal voting for casting her dead mother’s mail ballot in Arizona the November 2020 election has avoided jail time but will serve two years probation
21 days ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

18-year-old felon arrested for sexually abusing a minor at her school in Davis County

An 18-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he admitted to sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls, according to Davis County Sheriff's Office.
21 days ago
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Jason Hanna, Michelle Watson and Andi Babineau, CNN

Ottawa police arrest at least 8 during Rolling Thunder bike rally weekend

Ottawa police said they arrested at least one person in the downtown area Saturday on the second day of a biker rally in the Canadian capital -- bringing the number of arrests associated with the event to at least eight since Friday.
21 days ago
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Ralph Ellis, Rebekah Riess, Jamiel Lynch and Mallika Kallingal, CNN

Alabama authorities searching for an inmate and the corrections officer who removed him from jail

Authorities in Lauderdale County, Alabama, are searching for a corrections officer and an inmate charged with murder who went missing Friday morning.
21 days ago
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Merri Moeller, KSL TV

Fugitive in homicide case arrested in Vernal

Authorities say they have arrested a 21-year-old man in Utah in connection with a homicide in Grand Junction, Colorado.
21 days ago
Former Idaho state Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger testifies on his own behalf during day three of his rape...
REBECCA BOONE Associated Press

Former Idaho lawmaker found guilty of raping teen intern

A former Idaho lawmaker has been convicted of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern after a dramatic trial in which the young woman fled the witness stand during testimony, saying "I can't do this." The verdict was returned Friday.
22 days ago
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Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Utah man faces sexual assault, attempted murder charges as stabbing victim remains critical

A man arrested for the nearly-fatal stabbing of a Utah woman — who remains unconscious and on life support — faces a list of felony charges included attempted murder and aggravated sexual assault.
22 days ago
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JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

Man charged with killing 18 in Texas convicted of 1 murder

A man charged with killing 18 older women in the Dallas area over a two-year span was convicted Thursday in one of the cases against him and was immediately sentenced to life in prison without parole.
23 days ago
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REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press

‘I can’t do this’: Woman halts testimony in Idaho lawmaker rape trial

A woman who said she was raped by an Idaho lawmaker while serving as a legislative intern fled the witness stand during the rape trial Wednesday.
24 days ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

Man is facing charges for randomly shooting at vehicles on the I-15 last year

A man accused of randomly shooting at cars on the I-15 in Juab County last year is now in police custody, according to court records.
24 days ago
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