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Sandy • Out of every 100 offenders who are incarcerated in the nation, about 95 will leave jail or prison eventually, according to the Utah Department of Corrections. Utah officials don’t want them to...

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Gerald R. Grant, a 20-year-old Florida man charged with shooting and killing three people inside an SUV in February in South Salt Lake, appears in court alongside attorney Lacey Singleton for a preliminary hearing. Grant appeared at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, before judge James Blanch. Utah triple murder hearing: Both parties planned a drug rip-off, witnesses testify
    Who came to a drug buy one February night with the intent to rob the other party was much-discussed Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for a man a...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 10:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Thamara Caleño and Josh Holt, who are currently jailed in Venezuela, appear in a family photo displayed at a rally on the east steps of the Utah State Capitol, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Utah man jailed in Venezuela writes from behind bars about his ‘horrible nightmare’
    Josh Holt’s “horrible nightmare” started with a loud knock at the door. It was 6 a.m. and someone outside his Venezuela apartment was yelling “POLICE....
    Updated Aug 24 2016 09:50 pm   |     |   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 24 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Toxicology tests could shed light on how Utah woman died
    Investigators are still awaiting toxicology reports they hope will shed light into how a 47-year-old Emery County woman died in mid-July — possibly at...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 06:33 pm   |     |   Share


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