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A mentally distraught man who was shot and wounded last year while trying to run down Millard County sheriff’s officers with a pickup truck has been sentenced to five years probation. George J. Finlin...

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  • Jose Antonio Cortez Orozco Utah man rejects plea deal in fatal hit-and-run accident
    Against the advice of his attorneys, a Utah man refused to take a plea deal Wednesday related to a fatal hit-and-run last year in a Clearfield crosswa...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cottonwood Heights standoff ends with suspected fraudster, thief surrendering
    A brief armed standoff in Cottonwood Heights ended peacefully after an ex-con decided it was better to surrender peacefully than face the not-so-tende...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah officer cleared in fatal shooting
    A Roosevelt police officer was justified in shooting and killing a man earlier this year, prosecutors decided Wednesday. Roosevelt Police Lt. Pete But...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 06:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Nannette Wride, widow of slain Utah County Sheriff Sgt. Cory Wride listens as Gov. Gary Herberts speaks at police memorial outside the Utah Capitol before signing HB 288, which provides death benefits for Utah peace
officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.  Rep. Paul Ray, the bill's sponsor at right. New law improves death benefits for families of fallen Utah officers
    After Nannette Wride found out that her police officer husband had been shot and killed in the line of duty, she felt like she was on merry-go-round s...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 04:46 pm   |     |   Share

  • Unified Police: Beer, cash stolen at gunpoint from Herriman store
    Unified Police were looking for a thirsty quintet of armed robbers after a Herriman gas station convenience store was held up Wednesday morning. UPD s...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:24 am   |     |   Share
  • Ogden police identify victim of motorcycle-FrontRunner crash
    Police say a 72-year-old motorcyclist may have attempted to avoid collision with a FrontRunner train just before he was fatally hit at an Ogden rail c...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 06:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • Hot, dry weather, coming holidays, prompted SE Utah fire restrictions
    Drought-like conditions, record-setting heat and the approach of Independence Day and Pioneer Day pyrotechnic celebrations have prompted state and fed...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City cops hunt armed robbery trio
    Police were looking Wednesday for three male suspects after a northwest Salt Lake City convenience store was robbed of cash and beer. Detectives say t...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Missing Roy woman found unharmed
    Roy police say an elderly woman who was the subject of a missing and endangered alert has been found unharmed. Bua Bread, who suffers from dementia, h...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 06:33 am   |     |   Share
  • Police say Utah man admits to vandalism, injuries originally reported as anti-gay attack; donations returned
    An investigation into a string of purported hate crimes, which included “Die Fag” being carved into the arm of a gay Delta man, took a detour on Tuesd...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Judge hears evidence against Utah man accused in $72 million Ponzi scheme
    A Utah woman testified Tuesday that when Kaysville insurance agent Dee Allen Randall solicited a $100,000 investment in 2008 from her and her husband ...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 11:01 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah woman to serve two years in federal prison for tax crime
    A 42-year-old Salt Lake City woman who pleaded guilty in March to filing a false tax return, will serve 24 months in federal prison, a federal court j...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man shot by Utah police in 2011 is free on civil commitment
    A Magna man who was shot and wounded four years ago after allegedly charging at two Unified Police officers with a metal pipe has been released from t...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cops nab knife-wielding, ‘whacked out’ home invader in west Salt Lake City
    A “whacked out,” knife-wielding home invader was in custody early Tuesday afternoon, but not before sending a grandmother and five children fleeing in...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 06:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • Handcuffed and flanked by Las Vegas Metro PD Swat officers, FLDS leader Warren Jeffs appeared before Judge James M. Bixler in the Clark County Regional Justice Center this morning and waived an extradition hearing, agreeing to be returned to Utah to face charges related to allegedly arranging an underage marriage. 
Photo by Trent Nelson; 8.31.2006 Wife of polygamous leader seeks to testify against sect
    The estranged wife of the man running the day-to-day operations of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints plans to testify aga...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 12:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Jeremy Johnson and wife Sharla smile and say that they can't say anything to the media after leaving Federal Court in Salt Lake City Wendesday April 10 for his initial appearance on an indictment on conspiracy, fraud and money laundering in connection to  I Works company.
No plea deals taken in Jeremy Johnson I Works case
    Tuesday was the deadline for St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson and four others to accept plea deals in connection with the operation of Johnson’s ...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah woman takes plea deal in alleged texting-while-driving death
    St. George • A woman accused of causing a fatal car crash when she was texting and driving has agreed to a plea deal. Carla Brennan, 52, pleaded no co...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 06:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah teen rapist to stay in juvenile custody until he turns 21, judge rules
    A teenage Somali refugee facing prison after pleading guilty to sexual assault and kidnapping charges in adult court will remain in a secure juvenile ...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tire truck driver flown to hospital after I-15 rollover
    A man was in very critical condition after his truck, hauling a load of tires, went off the inside lane of Interstate 15 and rolled into the median la...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 05:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man arrested on charge of assisting suicidal man to kill himself
    A Logan man charged with offering a handgun to his suicidal friend and telling him to pull the trigger appeared in court on Monday, following his arre...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Lightning-caused Ecklund Fire tops 600 acres at Dinosaur National Monument
    Lightning has been determined as the cause of a wildfire on the Dinosaur National Monument, where flames had blackened 600 acres of grass, brush and P...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Stansbury Island fire contained by BLM crews
    A suspected human-caused wildfire on the Great Salt Lake’s Stansbury Island has been contained, and crews on Tuesday were mopping up hot spots and wat...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Unified Police: Suspected serial armed robber sought
    Three convenience store holdups within the space of 24 hours have police in the Salt Lake Valley hunting for a suspected serial armed robber. Unified ...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 08:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Power outage hits nearly 4,000 homes in Clearfield, West Point and Taylorsville
    Rocky Mountain Power crews were scrambling Tuesday to restore electrical service — and thus air conditioning — to almost 4,000 homes affected by scatt...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 04:32 pm   |     |   Share