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As family and friends made undisclosed funeral plans for Utah’s Kurt Cochran — one of four people killed during a vehicular terror attack in London earlier this week that injured scores of others — a fundraising campaign for his family …

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  • Mentally ill Utah man sent to prison for killing brother
    A Uintah County man who pleaded guilty and mentally ill to shooting and killing his brother during an argument two years ago has been sentenced to pri...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)    Dustin Evans Utah man sentenced to prison for shooting at Unified police officer, who shot, wounded bystander
    West Jordan • A Salt Lake City man was sentenced Thursday to serve up to life in prison for trying to kill a Unified Police officer in 2015, which pro...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Terry Lee Black, accused of raping and killing a 6-year-old girl in 2012, makes his first courtroom appearance since 2013, due to interlocutory appeals. Standing beside defense attorney McCaye Christianson, Black stood before Judge L. Douglas Hogan at the West Jordan District courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. As part of a ‘compromise,’ prosecutors may not seek execution of Utah man accused of killing 6-year-old girl
    The death penalty might be off the table for a Utah man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 6-year-old West Jordan girl more than four years a...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 08:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Devyn Gurney, and his wife Summer, talk about the events on March 6, 2017 when Trooper Gurney was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop on I-15 in Utah County. Trooper Gurney was released from the hospital a couple days later and is recovering from his injuries. The couple spoke with he media at the Utah Highway Patrol offices in Murray Thursday March 23, 2017. Recovering UHP trooper recalls patrol car slamming into him
    Murray • Utah Highway Patrol trooper Devyn Gurney recalled debris flying through the air, and the patrol car lurching suddenly in his direction. After...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 10:33 pm   |     |   Share


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    Logan • On the day that a Utah judge ordered a second teen boy to stand trial on charges related to the shooting of 14-year-old Deserae Turner, the g...
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  • Courtesy  |  Utah County Jail  Susanne McClellan Mother sentenced to 8 months house arrest after baby dies in DUI car crash
    A mother whose infant daughter died from injuries in a drug- and alcohol-related crash in Provo last year was sentenced Tuesday to eight months of hou...
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  • Utah man sentenced to prison for up to life for killing estranged wife
    Farmington • A Roy man who killed his estranged wife in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years to life in prison. Second District Judge Glen Dawson al...
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  • (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The North Fork of Deaf Smith Canyon offers plenty of shade, a creek and views of the Salt Lake Valley. Deaf Smith Canyon bones belonged to woman, but identity still a mystery
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    Updated Mar 21 2017 11:56 am   |     |   Share
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