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Cache County prosecutors say they have begun reviewing and investigating the cases of four women who reported to Logan police that they’d been sexually assaulted by the same Utah State University student in 2015. Meanwhile, USU has tasked its in-house …

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  • FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, protesters burn an American flag in Chicago. Champaign County Ill., State’s Attorney Julia Rietz was alerted on July 4, 2016, that police had just arrested a resident on suspicion of burning an American flag. Rietz said she knew ’immediately’ that the Urbana Police Department needed to release him. The state law used to jail him, though clear in its prohibition of desecrating either the U.S. or state flags, is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) States’ flag-burning laws persist despite being unconstitutional
    URBANA, Ill. • Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illi...
    Updated Jul 30 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: We need guardrails, and not just on roads
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    Updated Jul 30 2016 05:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Chicago police investigate a police-involved fatal shooting in the 7300 block of South Merrill Avenue in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood on Friday, July 29, 2016. Chicago police say they shot and killed an 18-year-old man who was in a stolen Jaguar that sideswiped a squad car and hit a parked car, injuring some officers, Thursday evening. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune via AP) 2 Chicago officers in deadly shooting relieved of powers
    Chicago • Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson late Friday relieved two officers of their police powers following a police-involved shooting that left ...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 09:43 pm   |     |   Share

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    Updated Jul 29 2016 09:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    Updated Jul 29 2016 08:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Gene Ryan, center, president of the Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police, flanked by attorneys and accused police officers, speaks during a news conference after prosecutors dropped remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were awaiting trial in Freddie Gray’s death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends
    Baltimore • Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and topple...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Police identify teen killed in Butterfield Canyon rollover
    A teenage girl died and two others were injured during a Thursday morning rollover in southwestern Salt Lake County’s Butterfield Canyon. Unified Poli...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police: Man faces charges for threatening to ‘off some cops’ in New York
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    Updated Jul 27 2016 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department salute as a member of the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard, left, plays ’Taps’ through driving rain during funeral services for Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, July 25, 2016. Jackson, slain by a gunman who authorities said targeted law enforcement, is the last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in last week’s ambush to be buried. (Hilary Scheinuk/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP) At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Catherine, who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, was an 18-year-old freshman when she said she was raped by a student at Utah State University in January 2015. She was the first of four women in report the man to Logan police. In following months, she struggled with self-worth issues, but knew that ’this one event wasn’t going to ruin my future,’ and found strength in her family and faith. After four women accused a Utah State University student of sex assaults, no charges and no apparent discipline
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    Updated Jul 27 2016 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)    The police offices on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo Wednesday June 1, 2016. Salt Lake Tribune sues, says BYU police should have to release records
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Police investigate the deaths of two people at apartment complex neart 600 North Center Street in Salt Lake City on Tuesday July 26, 2016. Man kills ‘sweet’ 8-year-old and himself in SLC domestic incident
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