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Memphis, Tenn. • Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, faces a first-degree murder charge in the death …

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  • ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, AUG. 3, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, a police tactical team moves in to disperse a group of protesters following the shooting of a young black man by a white policeman in Ferguson, Mo. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public including measures addressing limits on the flow of surplus military equipment. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
    Jefferson City, Mo. • When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent prot...
    Updated Aug 02 2015 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this  Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, police walk through a cloud of smoke as they clash with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Police antagonized crowds gathered to protest the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report summary published Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) A look at state actions, a year after Ferguson’s upheaval
    Legislators in nearly every state this year proposed measures stemming from the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old w...
    Updated Aug 02 2015 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
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A man died after reportedly taking off from a fender-bender in Kearns, then crashing into fences, cars, a light pole and a garage. Police identify man who died in Kearns hit-and-run
    Unified Police have identified the man who died in a Kearns crash as Eric Douglas Forney, 34. Forney died after reportedly taking off from a fender-be...
    Updated Aug 02 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • High-speed chase in Southern Utah ends with crash into police car
    A high-speed chase through Washington County ended after the suspect allegedly crashed a stolen car into a police officer’s vehicle. About 4:30 a.m. S...
    Updated Aug 02 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share

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  • Editorial: If not for Ferguson, Cincinnati might have gone differently
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Heaps family members walk into the Ron Heaps Memorial Park in Salt Lake City, Thursday, July 30, 2015 following dedication program for the park. Heaps, a Salt Lake City police officer was shot and killed while investigating a loud music complaint in Salt Lake City in 1982. Park dedicated to Salt Lake City police officer killed in 1982 shootout
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  • Defense attorney Earl Xaiz, left, and his client, former Myton Police Chief Thomas Wade Butterfield, appear in court Thursday, July 30, 2015, during a preliminary hearing to determine whether Butterfield should stand trial on charges of stalking, unlawful detention and criminal trespassing. Butterfield was serving as chief of police for Myton  prosecutors filed the charges against him in September 2014. A judge ordered him Thursday to stand trial on two counts of stalking, one count of unlawful detention and one count of criminal trespass. The charges are all misdmeanors. Former Utah police chief ordered to stand trial on stalking charges
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  • Couple hiding in Utah arrested for alleged child sex abuse
    A couple who had been hiding from California authorities for 17 years has been arrested in West Valley City on suspicion of child sex abuse. U.S. Mars...
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In celebration of Playiní Safe, the Salt Lake City Police Department and SUBWAYÆ Restaurants partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Great Salt Lake to host a safety event on Wednesday, July 28th.  Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Yvette Zayas helps Jacklyn Wei, 8, through the bicycle obstacle course to learn safety and the rules of the road. Photos: Salt Lake City police show kids how to have fun without getting hurt
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