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Police are turning to Facebook for evidence related to a deadly West Valley City shooting earlier this year. A Magna teenager allegedly shot and killed Marcos Cardenas, 22, at a bus stop on June 10 af...

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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
In celebration of Playin’ Safe, the Salt Lake City Police Department and SUBWAY® Restaurants partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Great Salt Lake to host a safety event on Wednesday, July 28th.  Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Yvette Zayas helps Jacklyn Wei, 8, through the bicycle obstacle course to learn safety and the rules of the road. Photos: Salt Lake City police show kids how to have fun without getting hurt
    Salt Lake City police on Wednesday showed children how to play safe in the outdoors. In a partnership with Subway restaurants, officers visited the S...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 03:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kailey Vijil

courtesy of the Vijil family A look at cases where kids are accused of killing kids
    Police in California are questioning a 15-year-old boy in the death of an 8-year-old neighbor girl who disappeared while riding her new scooter. The c...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 02:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Psych evaluations ordered for Utah man accused of killing wife
    Brigham City • Psychiatric evaluations have been ordered for a man accused of killing his estranged wife in Brigham City. The Standard-Examiner report...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • West Point man dies in 3-vehicle crash on SR-193
    Police have identified a 37-year-old man who died in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Clearfield. Clearfield police Lt. Kelly Bennett said t...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 01:47 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, right,  appears at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City on Monday, July, 27, 2015, alongside his attorney Steve McCaughey for an arraignment hearing. Swallow had his attorney plead not guilty on his behalf to more than a dozen criminal charges of corruption. Former Utah AG John Swallow pleads not guilty, stays mum outside court
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Meagan Grunwald reacts during her sentencing at 4th District Court in Provo Wednesday July 8, 2015.  Eighteen-year-old Meagan Grunwald was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for being an accomplice to the murder last year of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride and the attempted murder of Deputy Greg Sherwood. New trial sought for Utah teen sent to prison for police officer’s death
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