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A group of inmates attacked and stabbed a fellow male inmate at the Utah State Prison in Draper on Wednesday, officials say. “Several” men — the Utah Department of Corrections declined to give an exa...

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo)   Assistant U.S. Attorney from Denver, Timothy Jafek, left, addresses the judge as former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, right, facing public corruption charges, appears in Judge Elizabeth Hruby-Mills courtroom in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, for a pre-trial hearing. Case against former Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff is off; Swallow prosecution still on
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  • Jury finds Utah man guilty of castrating neighbor’s horses
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tooele residents survey damage at a burned out neighborhood on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Wind whipped up a grass fire that eventually destroyed 10 homes. Tooele police continue probe into suspected arson fire that destroyed seven homes
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    Updated Jul 27 2016 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Trespass charge dismissed against former Utah ‘ag-gag’ defendant
    A California man — one of four animal rights activists who came to Utah in September 2014 to document the journey that hogs make from a Circle Four p...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 04:58 pm   |     |   Share


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