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A spokeswoman for the family of a 14-year-old Cache County girl, who police say was shot in the head and left in a ditch, is out of her medically induced coma but still in critical condition. Deserae Turner’s family said …

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  • Utah man sentenced to prison for gang-related murder
    A man who shot and killed a Magna man two years ago, following a gang-related argument, has been sentenced to prison for up to life. Joe Perez, 19, wa...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Spenser Heaps  |  File photo Conrad Truman prepares to leave the courtroom for transport to the Utah State Prison following his sentencing at 4th District Court in Provo in Feb. During second murder trial, jurors find Utah man not guilty of killing his wife
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  • John Swallow sits with his defense team during the fourth day of his public corruption trial at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Swallow trial: Defense decides not to call Davis County Attorney, Shurtleff as witnesses
    Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow’s defense attorney said Friday afternoon he had decided not to call as witnesses Davis County Attorney Troy ...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   An evidence collection kit (rape kit), used for training at Sorenson Forensics in Salt Lake City. Sorenson Forensics processes rape kits from across the country and has a consulting contract with the Utah state crime lab. BYU researcher: Rape kit submissions by police increasing
    New research from Brigham Young University shows police departments are changing the way they handle the submission of forensic evidence collected in ...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 07:15 am   |     |   Share


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