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Three people from Washington state died Tuesday night when the pickup truck in which they were riding rolled on Interstate 70 near Green River, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. The pickup was traveling west at about 9:24 p.m., just east …

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  • West Jordan Justice Center to be named after fallen police officer
    West Jordan City on Wednesday is naming the building that houses its police department and justice court after a fallen officer. During a 3 p.m. cerem...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • One woman killed, second hurt in N. Logan auto-pedestrian crash
    One woman was killed and another injured when they were struck by a pickup truck Tuesday night in North Logan. North Park Police Chief Kim Hawkes said...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Investigators search for evidence where a missing girl was found in an irrigation ditch in Smithfield on Friday. Judge orders further detention for two Utah boys accused of shooting 14-year-old girl
    Logan • The two 16-year-old boys accused of shooting a 14-year-old girl and leaving her in an empty canal in Smithfield last week will remain in a juv...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Prosecutors Chou Chou Collins, Assistant Salt Lake County District Attorney Fred Burmester and FBI Special Agent Jon Isakson, from left, go over documents during day 10 of the John Swallow public-corruption trial in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Latest from the John Swallow corruption trial: Defense claims FBI agent perjured himself
    Salt Lake County prosecutors are expected to rest their case Wednesday against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow. The state has a handful of ...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 02:02 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Ted McGrath looks at the damage caused from a 150 foot-wide mudslide at his home in Eden Wednesday February 22, 2017. Homes evacuated as precaution after Weber County mudslide
    Soil engineers and geologists were on the scene of a Weber County mudslide Wednesday, the day after public safety officials evacuated four homes in th...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Equality Utah’s Troy Williams speaks to the Human Rights Campaign report survey results of Salt Lake City at the City-County Building Monday October 17.  It showed Salt Lake City earning a better than average score among U.S. cities when judged on its policies and practices of including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer citizens.  Behind from left, Chad Griffin, Human Rights Campaign, Bruce Bastian, Equality Utah and Stan Penfold, Salt Lake City councilman.    The survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign, the Metropolitan Equality Index is the only national assessment of LGGBTQ inclusion in municipal law and policy.  A record 506 cities were evaluated for the report, with 60 cities earning a perfect score of 100. Salt Lake City earned the highest ranking — 69 — among the eight Utah cities included in the survey. Judge stays lawsuit over Utah’s ‘no promo homo’ laws in anticipation of legislative fix
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    Updated Feb 22 2017 02:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Police in Weber County shoot and kill two men in separate episodes
    Police officers shot and killed two men in separate confrontations late Tuesday night in Weber County. Shortly before midnight Tuesday, an Ogden polic...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 01:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   John Swallow, rear, listens with his defense team, from left:   Brad Anderson, Cara Tangaro, Swallow, and Scott C. Williams, during his public-corruption trial in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. Swallow jury told to follow the money and the gold coins and the burner phones and ...
    Prosecutors took a jury on a winding trip Tuesday through the public corruption and misdeeds allegedly committed by former Attorney General John Swall...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 11:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • Woman held against her will in Utah County, police say
    A 41-year-old man held an 18-year-old woman against her will overnight in his West Mountain home. The woman had been dropped off at the home Monday n...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Daggett County Jail near Manilla, in Daggett County on September 25, 2007. Two guards on leave from now-empty Utah jail following allegations of misconduct
    Two Daggett County corrections officers are on leave over allegations of misconduct, and there is no timeline for returning scores of prison inmates t...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of Carbon County Sheriff’s Office  Seth Gordon Peterson Prosecutors not seeking death penalty for Utah man accused of killing mother, brother
    Prosecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty for a 25-year-old Emery County man accused of killing his mother and brother last year. Seth Go...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boy who died in Utah snowmobiling accident identified
    A 12-year-old boy who died Monday after being hit by a snowmobile in the Mill Hollow Reservoir area of Wasatch County has been identified as a Salt La...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City Fire Dept. responds to a house fire at 1453 S. 500 East Tuesday Feb 21.   The fire which was believed to have started at the rear of the house killed a dog inside while a 40 year-old man was transported to the University of Utah Medical Center in critical condition. Man critically injured, dog dies in Salt Lake City house fire
    A man was critically injured during a Tuesday fire at a home near 1440 South and 500 East in Salt Lake City. The 65-year-old man was taken to Univers...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man convicted of murder in death of perceived rival
    A 34-year-old Utah man has been found guilty of first-degree felony murder in the fatal shooting of a perceived romantic rival in Kearns in 2014. A 3r...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • Investigators search for evidence where a missing girl was found in an irrigation ditch in Smithfield on Friday. Teens who shot Cache County girl in the head intended that she die, charges state
    Logan • Two 16-year-old boys were charged with attempted murder and other counts Tuesday after they allegedly shot a 14-year-old girl in the head and ...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 11:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jeremy Johnson enters the courtroom, to again refuse to answer questions, during the John Swallow public-corruption trial in Salt Lake City, Tuesday February 21, 2017. Latest from the John Swallow corruption trial: Prepaid debit card cash was for gold coins Swallow had sold to payday lending magnate
    Just call it Groundhog Day. Day nine of the public corruption trial of former Utah Attorney General John Swallow started Tuesday much like it did eve...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 09:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy |  Dust Devil Ranch Sanctuary for Horses  Two men and a woman were arrested after authorities found three dead horses, and a fourth near death, at a ranch near New Harmony. S. Utah trio arrested in deaths of 3 horses, near-starvation of fourth
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    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boy dies after being run over while snowmobiling in Wasatch County
    A 12-year-old boy died Monday after authorities say he was run over while snowmobiling in Wasatch County mountains. Lt. Eric Stucki, of Utah State Par...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 08:04 am   |     |   Share
  • | Courtesy Facebook  Cooper Van Huizen Utah Court of Appeals ruling gives teen robber chance to overturn his convictions
    Cooper Van Huizen, who was prosecuted as an adult when he was 16 and pleaded guilty to felony charges, has a chance to wipe the slate clean. The Utah ...
    Updated Feb 20 2017 09:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Amanda Mikesell, left, and her mother Vicki Summers man the pumps near 125 North 1650 West in Tremonton to pump standing water away from homes into the street Monday Feb. 20 before the next storm drops more rain.  Wellsville Mountains in the distance still hold much of the winter’s snow. Parts of Box Elder County have seen surface flooding from the rapid snow melt and rain over the weekend.  Luckily these homes do not have basements but water rose nearly to the front doors of some homes.  Main Street in Tremonton from 1000 to 2000 West was closed last night to pump out the area. Floodwaters recede in Box Elder County, but more wet weather looms
    Floodwaters that poured into the yards and basements of up to 80 homes in Box Elder County over the weekend were receding Monday. But Mark Millett, di...
    Updated Feb 20 2017 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Preston police find four bodies in southeastern Idaho home
    A man and three children were found shot to death inside a home just north of the Utah-Idaho border late Sunday afternoon, in what police are calling ...
    Updated Feb 20 2017 08:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Denise Hevner, a welding teacher at West High School, tries to process the loss of one of her students as she visits the scene of an early Thursday morning accident. Two West High School seniors were killed and two others — another student and a pregnant woman — were seriously injured in a Thursday morning head-on collision north of the school. Woman, her newborn baby in critical condition after crash that killed Salt Lake City teens
    The woman who was 34 weeks pregnant when she was involved in a head-on collision that killed two teens near downtown Salt Lake City Thursday remains i...
    Updated Feb 19 2017 10:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • Photo courtesy of the Utah Department of Corrections  Todd Rettenberger Man once suspected of murder pleads guilty in sex trafficking case
    A man with a long criminal history in Utah was sentenced to prison Thursday after pleading guilty to starting a prostitution operation two months afte...
    Updated Feb 20 2017 11:52 am   |     |   Share
  • Arrest made in shooting death of 18-year-old in Magna
    Police have arrested one person suspected of shooting and killing an 18-year-old man late Thursday in Magna. The suspect, according to a tweet sent Sa...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 08:54 pm   |     |   Share