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Hyrum • The federal government is suing a Colorado-based company, saying it systematically discriminated against qualified job applicants at its meatpacking plant in Utah. The Labor Department, in the complaint filed with its Office of Administrative Law Judges, cited a …

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  • Utahn agrees to settlements over $24 million missing from retirement accounts
    Business owner Curtis L. DeYoung has agreed to settle federal accusations that he misappropriated $24 million from customers of his company, which adm...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 10:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ruben Anthony Morales Two men arrested in Summit County kidnapping, auto theft case
    Park City police on Friday arrested two suspects in a kidnapping and car theft case following a short foot chase. Summit County sheriff’s Capt. Justin...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 10:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sixth time a charm: Police catch up with elusive fugitive
    Five times, police say, Dallas Choate led them on high-speed chases and eluded capture. On Friday, though, the 19-year-old awoke in a Salt Lake County...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 10:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Disaster Kleenup at the site of a fire at downtown Salt Lake Cityís Little America Hotel on Friday. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said that 32 firefighters were rushed to the hotel, 500 S. Main St., at 2:49 a.m. when smoke was reported billowing from a room. Early morning fire forces brief evacuation of downtown hotel
    An early Friday fire of suspicious origin forced dozens of guests out of their rooms at downtown Salt Lake City’s Little America Hotel. Salt Lake City...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 10:20 pm   |     |   Share

  • Tremonton man killed in Christmas Eve accident
    A Tremonton man was killed Christmas Eve in a rollover accident on Interstate 15 near Brigham City. The accident occurred just after 5 p.m., a Utah Hi...
    Updated Dec 25 2014 08:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fred Lee Utah man accused of murder whoops up odd court appearance
    A Utah man accused in the death of his ex-wife’s husband will be evaluated again to decide if he’s mentally competent to stand trial following a bizar...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 06:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • Skier suffers broken leg in Utah avalanche
    A 46-year-old man was injured in an avalanche late Wednesday morning in the area of Upper Days Fork of Big Cottonwood Canyon east of Cottonwood Height...
    Updated Dec 26 2014 05:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police presence planned at 'The Interview' showings in Utah
    Police officers will be on alert in and near Utah theaters planning to show the controversial comedy movie “The Interview” on Christmas Day. The film,...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 06:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • S. Salt Lake police identify victim in auto-ped crash
    South Salt Lake police have identified a woman who died after being struck by at least one vehicle as she crossed a dark street against the traffic si...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 06:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah police arrest alleged hit-and-run shoplifter suspect
    A man wanted for allegedly running down a law officer on Tuesday as the man escaped apprehension for shoplifting at a Salt Lake City Costco store was ...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 03:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chris Caldwell  |  Pool
Timothy Tyler Andrew Walker and his lawyer appear in 5th District court on Tuesday. Walker is facing felony drug and evasion charges Ex-NASCAR racer pleads guilty in high-speed chase in Utah court
    St. George • A former NASCAR driver who led police on a 150 mph chase through three states pleaded guilty Tuesday under a deal that spares him any pri...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 06:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • W. Jordan cops hunt 4 suspects after home invasion, shooting
    West Jordan police are hunting for four armed suspects who broke into a home and shot a man before carjacking a vehicle to escape. West Jordan police ...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 08:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • Unified Police seek public’s aid in finding Millcreek bank robber
    Unified Police are asking the public’s help in putting a Millcreek bank robbery suspect behind bars. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said the suspect — described...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 09:50 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Sandy Police investigate a shooting at 343 Gary Avenue in Sandy on Thursday. Utah man charged with murder for allegedly shooting female roommate
    A 52-year-old man was charged with first-degree felony murder Tuesday for the fatal shooting last week of a woman outside his Sandy home. Larry Kent ...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 09:25 am   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)  
Dell Schanze ‘Super Dell’ allegedly won’t let officers inspect home for weapons
    Former TV pitchman “Super Dell” Schanze allegedly won’t let federal officers inspect his home for firearms, ammunition and other dangerous items. So n...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • ‘Gruesome’ photos subject of pre-trial arguments in Utah double-murder
    Ogden • With just under a month before his capital murder trial is set to begin, Jeremy Valdes — accused of killing a Roy mother and son — was in cour...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 09:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City cops seek biting shoplifter
    Back off, pal. I have a set of teeth — and I know how to use ‘em. Salt Lake City police say they are looking for a suspected transient who not only di...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 09:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Woman dies when she tries to cross dark South Salt Lake street
    A 57-year-old woman’s apparent decision to cross a dark and busy South Salt Lake Street against the light ended with her death, police say. Salt Lake ...
    Updated Dec 24 2014 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • UHP: Elderly Logan man’s driver’s license to be reviewed after wrongway crash
    An 88-year-old Logan man may lose his license to drive after colliding with a Utah Highway Patrol cruiser in Sardine Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said ...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Vacant downtown Salt Lake City building roof collapses
    A partial roof collapse at a vacant downtown Salt Lake City building caused no injuries Tuesday morning. Salt Lake City Fire Department dispatchers sa...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 09:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • UHP: High-speed chase, crash end in arrest of shooting suspect
    Up until he allegedly shot at a Utah Highway Patrol trooper, Damion Johon Williams had compiled a long, but relatively minor criminal record. But last...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 06:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • Unified Police hunt for couple in credit union holdup
    Unified Police are looking for a brazen couple who held up the America First Credit Union in Kearns. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said the robbery took place ...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 10:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Lt. Jason Knight,  South Jordan Police Department speaks during a press conference releasing the findings of the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office of the officer involved shooting that took place on Saturday, Nov. 22. at the South Jordan City Hall, Monday, December 22, 2014 Salt Lake County DA rules officer-involved shooting justified
    South Jordan • The fatal shooting by a South Jordan police officer last month of a man suspected of trespassing at his parents’ house has been ruled j...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Court: UDOT violated Constitution with requirements for roadway demonstrations
    A federal appeals court has ruled unconstitutional a Utah Department of Transportation requirement that groups wishing to hold demonstrations on state...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 02:57 pm   |     |   Share