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Price • On the first Friday of fall semester at Utah State University Eastern last year, Sofia woke up with cuts and bruises, wearing a USU Eastern basketball T-shirt that wasn’t hers. The last thing the sophomore could remember from …

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  • FILE- In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference in Chicago. A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade’s was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 25, while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city’s South Side. Wade posted on Twitter: ’My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal.’ (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim, File) 2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade’s cousin
    Chicago • Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin o...
    Updated Aug 28 2016 01:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE- In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference in Chicago. A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade’s was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 25, while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city’s South Side. Wade posted on Twitter: ’My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal.’ (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim, File) In wake of cousin’s fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out
    CHICAGO • NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intende...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Widow of slain federal wildlife refuge occupier plans to sue
    Portland, Ore. • Oregon police and two FBI agents could face a lawsuit from the widow of an Arizona rancher who took part in the Malheur Wildlife Refu...
    Updated Aug 28 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • 80% of people shot in Chicago black males
    Chicago • After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained data from the city’s police department that tracks every time an officer has open...
    Updated Aug 27 2016 08:20 pm   |     |   Share

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    When I became a cop in 1978, I was astonished at the amount of power entrusted to me. I had a gun, a badge and the authority to stick my nose into wha...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 07:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jury weighs whether Utah police violated couple’s civil rights during drug bust
    A federal court jury deliberated Friday whether two West Valley City police officers violated the civil rights of a Utah couple and used excessive for...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  South Jordan Police Department  South Jordan and West Jordan are investigating the destruction of more than 80 trees in the cities. South Jordan, West Jordan looking for vandals who have felled more than 80 trees
    Vandals toppled 22 trees in South Jordan this week, following a string of similar destruction in West Jordan. Police discovered the damaged trees — ma...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • North Idaho police use school bus to catch texting drivers
    Moscow, Idaho • A school bus roaming the streets of Moscow this week has been a cover for police officers looking to catch traffic violations. The Mos...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Jeff Haaga. West Jordan councilman pleads not guilty to hit-and-run charge
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tooele residents survey damage at a burned out neighborhood on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Wind whipped up a grass fire that eventually destroyed 10 homes. Tooele, its arson probe stalled, offers $1,000 reward for information
    The City of Tooele is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest in a suspected July arson fire that destroyed seven hom...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Smoke still rises from the scene after Kurdish militants attacked a police checkpoint in Cizre, southeast Turkey, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, with an explosives-laden truck, killing several police officers and wounding dozens more, according to reports from the state-run Anadolu news agency. The attack struck the checkpoint some 50 meters (yards) from a main police station near the town of Cizre, in the mainly-Kurdish Sirnak province that borders Syria. Turkish authorities have put a temporary ban on distribution of images relating to Friday’s Cizre attack within Turkey. (DHA via AP) Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey
    Ankara, Turkey • A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of KUTV News  An overnight SWAT standoff in east Salt Lake City ended with five arrests. SWAT: Salt Lake City cops nab 5 after standoff
    Police serving an arrest warrant at east Salt Lake City home ended up in an overnight SWAT standoff that finally ended with five people detained and t...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 01:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police inspectors survey the scene of a blast at a sports complex in Chimay, Belgium, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. One person is reported to have been killed and at least two injured in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) 1 dead, at least 4 injured in Belgium in accidental blast
    Chimay, Belgium • One person was killed and at least four were injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 10:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State University Old Main Building, Friday, July 22, 2016. Utah State says it didn’t cover up wrongdoing, will make changes to how it handles sexual assault
    Utah State University is vowing to improve its relationship with local law enforcement after four women told Logan police they were sexually assaulted...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 11:38 am   |     |   Share
  • West Jordan police offer $750 reward for help locating tree-killing suspects
    The West Jordan Police Department is offering a $750 reward for help from the public in locating those responsible for $40,000 in damage to trees thro...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • Toxicology tests could shed light on how Utah woman died
    Investigators are still awaiting toxicology reports they hope will shed light on how a 47-year-old Emery County woman died in mid-July — possibly at t...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • SLCPD: Hunt on for 2 in suspected street gang shooting
    Police were looking for two suspected street gang members after a 16-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night. Salt Lake C...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 10:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
    Toronto • Canada’s national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale’s spokesman sai...
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    Several homes and a school in West Valley City were evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a natural gas leak. No injuries were reported. West Valley City...
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  • LaVoy Finicum, a rancher from Arizona, who is part of the group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge speaks with reporters during a news conference at the the refuge Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, near Burns, Ore. At the time, law enforcement had yet to take any action against the group numbering close to two dozen who are upset over federal land policy. Finicum said the group would examine the underlying land ownership transactions to begin to ’unwind it,’ stating he was eager to leave Oregon.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Family of slain LaVoy Finicum hires lawyer to pursue lawsuit against Oregon police, FBI
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    Updated Aug 25 2016 08:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fourtesy of Unified Police Department  Unified police are searching for a man who they believe robbed a bank at 3981 W. 4700 South in Taylorsville on Aug. 15, 2016. Unified police search for bank robbery suspect
    Unified police are searching for a man they believe robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Taylorsville last week. The suspect, whom police describe as a Hispan...
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  • College football: Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer
    South Bend, Ind. • A Notre Dame cornerback taken into custody after allegedly punching a police officer and slamming the officer to the ground has bee...
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  • Utah man accused of killing his grandmother in 2012 remains incompetent
    Nearly four years after Zachary Cole Weston allegedly stabbed his grandmother to death at the woman’s Salt Lake City home, the now-25-year-old man rem...
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