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Last Updated Jan 31, 2015 10:03AM

After nearly four years of battling prosecutors, 10 days of court testimony and 14 hours of waiting on a jury’s deliberations, the words Marc Sessions Jenson has long hoped to hear finally came: “Not guilty.” With the pronouncement Friday evening, …

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  • Utah Supreme Court: Gun owners must exercise care in supplying guns to others
    The Utah Supreme Court on Friday found that gun owners have a duty to “exercise reasonable care” in supplying guns to others, such as children and inc...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 10:47 am   |     |   Share
  • Accusations fly against Jordanelle water, sewer district
    A former employee of the Jordanelle Special Service District has testified that she witnessed what she suspected were improper dealings by district of...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Stephan Sutton Utah man sentenced in murder for Christmas cash
    A Payson man was sentenced Friday to spend up to the rest of his life in prison for luring his alleged drug dealer to a vacant parking lot, where the ...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man who admitted 1997 Utah beating death, robbery gets up to life in prison
    Alan Lee Marx told the judge multiple times on Friday that he was sorry. Marx also said he wished he could have changed what happened to Ward “Hank” ...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Courtesy Utah Department of Corrections)
Danny Leroy Logue 2 witnesses held in contempt for refusing to testify in Utah murder trial
    Two co-defendants of a man on trial for a drug-related murder in Provo have been held in contempt for refusing to testify. In plea agreement documents...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 04:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dirt biker remains critical after Weber County crash
    A 31-year-old dirt biker remained in critical condition Friday, the day after he suffered multiple skull fractures during a crash in Washington Terrac...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 12:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Nanette Wride, widow of Cory Wride touches her hand to sign at First Anniversary Memorial Event and Park Dedication for Utah County Sheriff Sgt. Cory Wride, who was fatally shot in the line of duty on Jan. 30, 2014.   
Eagle Mountain City renamed Mid-Valley Regional Park as Cory B. Wride Memorial Park so that Sgt. Wride’s service and sacrifice will always be remembered.  

Eagle Mountain City renames park for fallen police officer
    Eagle Mountain • “If I close my eyes, it’s a moment ago that it happened.” That thought occurred to Nanette Wride when she woke up Friday morning to h...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Utah Highway Patrol 

A West Jordan woman, 50-year-old Jill Houston, died Friday when her car collided with a pickup truck on Redwood Road. Longtime employee of Salt Lake County sheriff’s office dies in crash
    A longtime Salt Lake County jail employee died Friday after her white Buick Regal was T-boned by a black Dodge Ram pickup truck in the intersection of...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 05:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Millcreek home invasion: Couple bound, car stolen
    Unified Police were hunting for at least three armed suspects who broke into a Millcreek apartment early Friday, tied up a couple and ransacked their ...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man ordered to stand trial in beating death of girlfriend’s child
    Ogden • During a nearly 10-hour interview with Ogden police detectives, Adam Joseph Barney allegedly admitted to killing his live-in girlfriend’s baby...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • One dead, 1 critical after pickup truck runs red light in West Valley City
    One person died and another was critically injured in a Friday morning crash in West Valley City. The crash occurred about 6 a.m. at the intersection ...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 05:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dirt bike rider suffers skull fractures in northern Utah crash
    A Weber County man suffered multiple skull fractures after he crashed a dirt bike Thursday. The 31-year-old was driving the dirt bike north on 200 Ea...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, flowers and photos are on display during a vigil for the Strack family at Pioneer Park in Provo, Utah. Police say five members of the Utah family found dead last fall died from methadone and other drugs, and interviews with people who knew them revealed the parents worried about a Lafferty says he’ll ‘miss’ Strack family, ‘but I’m happy for them’
    Draper • A Utah man serving a life prison sentence for a 1984 double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a couple’...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 07:36 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
SGT. Thomas Gunter, with the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, plays Taps at the start of Utah’s Salute to Law and Order held in the Hall of Governors at the State Capitol, Thursday, January 29, 2015. Utah A.G. to police: ‘Never, ever feel ashamed to wear your badge’
    “The decisions you make today will reflect on us all tomorrow.” The words of Utah County sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride, written for a speech on ethics he ...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man pleads guilty to Louisiana sex crime
    A Utah man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Louisiana to charges in a 15-year-old child sex abuse case. Matthew Todd Wallis, a 30-year-old South Ogden man,...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tina Maestas Utah woman sent to prison for sexually abusing elderly woman
    A 44-year-old Utah woman was sentenced to prison Tuesday for sexually abusing an elderly woman. Tina Marie Maestas pleaded guilty in September to thir...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 09:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • Provo woman in serious condition after auto-pedestrian accident
    A 67-year-old woman was in serious condition Thursday after being struck while crossing a Provo street, police said. The incident, reported about 10 a...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Marc Sessions Jenson, 54, testifies during his trial for second-degree felony charges of fraud, money laundering and theft by deception in connection with the failed Mt. Holly ski resort near Beaver, Utah. Trial is being held in the courtroom of Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills in the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Friday, January 23, 2015. Jurors will continue deliberating fate of accused fraudster Marc Jenson on Friday
    A prosecutor told the jury considering the fate of accused fraudster Marc Sessions Jenson to keep one thing in mind as they began to deliberate his ca...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 06:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cedar City cops: Man jailed after chewing off (ex-)friend’s nose
    An alcohol-fueled fight left a Cedar City man with his nose hanging by a shred of skin and his former friend in jail, accused of chewing off the ill-f...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 07:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Slain Salt Lake City officer’s family plans vigil to keep his case alive
    Kevin Meik’s family doesn’t want the community to forget that the retired Salt Lake City police officer’s murder case is still unsolved. Meik, 63, was...
    Updated Jan 30 2015 08:07 am   |     |   Share
  • West Valley City man stable after hammer-wielding ‘zombie’ attack
    A 68-year-old West Valley City man remained in critical condition Thursday, the day after he was attacked in his own front yard by a man with a hammer...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police looking for man who robbed Murray hotel at gunpoint
    Police are looking for a man who held up a Murray hotel at gunpoint early Thursday morning. Murray police spokesman Kenney Bass said the suspect — a L...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • West Valley man injured following hammer attack
    A 68-year-old man suffered critical injuries when his neighbor, wielding a hammer and a blade, attacked him in his yard in West Valley City late Wedne...
    Updated Jan 28 2015 11:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah police officer shoots and kills caretaker’s dog during burglary call
    A police officer shot and killed a dog while responding to a burglary alarm at a business in Kearns on Tuesday night, police say. The officer shot the...
    Updated Jan 29 2015 12:52 pm   |     |   Share