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  • Man charged with murder in Easter shooting death
    A man arrested last week in connection with the Easter Sunday death of 46-year-old Matthew Earl Holt was formally charged Friday with shooting and rob...
    Updated May 26 2017 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man sentenced to prison in sex assault case where judge threatened to jail state crime lab employee for late test results
    A Davis County man has been sentenced to prison for up to 30 years for raping his ex-girlfriend — a case that gained notoriety after a judge, frustrat...
    Updated May 26 2017 07:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Officers and investigators at the scene where West Valley City officer Cody Brotherson was struck and killed by a vehicle near 4100s, and 2200w in West Valley City, Sunday, November 6, 2016. Officer Brotherson’s car is at right with it’s trunk open. Preliminary information suggests that he may have been trying to lay tire spikes in the roadway when he was hit. Prosecutors must provide more evidence to two teens charged in the death of a West Valley City cop, judge rules
    A 3rd District Juvenile Court judge ordered prosecutors to provide more evidence to two defendants, ages 14 and 15, charged in the death last year of ...
    Updated May 26 2017 08:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Karolyn Williams Utah woman accused of sex with disabled adults sentenced to probation
    An woman accused of sexually abusing two disabled women at a Lehi group home where she worked has been sentenced to probation. Karolyn Cheyanne Willia...
    Updated May 26 2017 10:27 pm   |     |   Share



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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)                    Clay Brewer, 17, of Snowflake, Arizona meets with his defense attorney Ron Yengich in Judge Wallace Lee’s 6th District Court in Panguitch Thursday Dec. 29 to make his first court appearance.  He is being charge as an adult with first-degree-felony counts of aggravated murder, attempted aggravated murder and aggravated robbery, as well as a third-degree-felony count of failure to stop at the command of police, and misdemeanor counts of tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment, theft and reckless driving. He is accused of killing 61-year-old Jimmy Woolsey during an attack at Turn-About Ranch School, located north of Escalante. Hearing: Teen accused of killing worker at Utah youth ranch told police, ‘I lost my mind’
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    Updated May 25 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Updated May 26 2017 06:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Young Fins Art Studio, Inc. A statue of Brigham Young and Joseph Smith was stolen early Tuesday morning from downtown Salt Lke City. Detectives track Mormon prophet statue to West Jordan garage, make two arrests
    The stolen bronze statue of Mormon prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young turned up in a West Jordan garage, authorities said Wednesday. Salt Lake Ci...
    Updated May 24 2017 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Special Olympics athlete Truman Whitmer holds the torch high as members of the Draper Police Department participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Utah by helping carry the “Flame of Hope” from 11400 South State Street to Draper City Hall on Wed. May 24, 2017. Draper Police Department members carry ‘Flame of Hope’ for Special Olympics Utah
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    Updated May 25 2017 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Updated May 24 2017 09:53 pm   |     |   Share
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