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A man has died after police, responding to a report of an altercation in Smithfield on Thursday, found him on the ground. Smithfield police received a report just after 5:30 p.m. about an altercation...

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  • A man places candles for each of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster at St George’s Hall in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Liverpool is commemorating the deaths of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 after a jury found that blunders by police and emergency services contributed to their deaths. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  Soccer: Families of Hillsborough stadium victims sue British police
    London • Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a U.K. soccer stadium in 1989 have filed a civil suit against...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sheriff says employee who shared rape report with BYU was trying to prevent sex assaults
    A corrections officer accused of retaliating against a Brigham Young University student who reported a rape may face a review from Utah’s police regul...
    Updated Apr 25 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Julie admitted to a male neighbor that she was having doubts about her faith after he noticed she didn’t seem very happy at church. That’s when he began blackmailing her, forcing her to go on dates, attending church with her and making advances on her, threatening to tell the Honor Code Office.  Brigham Young University students are required to remain in good standing with religious institutions. Sexual assault victims say abusers wield BYU’s Honor Code as a weapon
    Julie remembers her 19-year-old self as a “strict rule-follower.” But her neighbor, whom she had been casually dating for about a month, started urgin...
    Updated Apr 27 2016 01:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Suspect critically wounded, UPD dog killed in Millcreek gunfight
    A criminal suspect was in critical condition and a Unified Police dog dead after a gunfight and SWAT standoff in Millcreek early Thursday. UPD Chief D...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 08:31 pm   |     |   Share

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  • Salt Lake City man lands in jail after shooting alleged burglar
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  • A man wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask walks out of a TV station in Baltimore, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Baltimore police say a department sniper shot the man, who police say walked into a TV station displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT Police sniper shoots man who says he has bomb at TV station
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    Updated Apr 28 2016 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah city defends police use of prescription drug database
    Police did not violate the rights of two firefighters when detectives accessed their prescription records without a warrant during an investigation, U...
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  • Courtesy  |  Utah County Jail  Jeffery Young Utah Peeping Tom sentenced to maximum prison time for taking photos of boys urinating
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  • Police arrest 2 SLC teens in alleged school shooting plot
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    Updated Apr 28 2016 06:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pittsburgh • Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 08:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Unified Police searching for a man who robbed a Millcreek Dominos
    The Unified Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man who robbed a Dominos Pizza store in Millcreek last month. At about 4:18 p.m....
    Updated Apr 27 2016 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Relatives of man shot by Salt Lake City police officer settle their part of wrongful death suit
    The brother and cousin of Dillon Taylor — who was shot to death in 2014 by a Salt Lake City police officer — have settled their portion of a federal l...
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  • Unified Police seek woman suspected of credit card fraud
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  • Thieves ram Paris Chanel store with car, make off with bags
    Paris • French police officers say thieves have driven a vehicle into a Chanel store in central Paris just before dawn, crashing through the boutique’...
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  • Orlando police chief to officers: Stop using excessive force
    Orlando, Fla. • Orlando’s police chief has issued a new directive to his officers — use “only the minimal amount of force necessary.” Chief John Mina ...
    Updated Apr 27 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share
  • San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi gestures while standing beside a picture of police officer Jason Lai during a news conference Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Francisco.  Adachi released text messages Tuesday he says were written by Lai, disparaging blacks, Latinos and others. The text messages, which were exchanged with other officers at the time, also make derogatory references to President Barack Obama and NBA superstar LeBron James. The text messages were found on  Lai’s personal cellphone. He resigned from the department earlier this month. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) San Francisco police text scandal at odds with diverse image
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