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The Utah Department of Health has put the West Jordan Child Center on a “conditional license,” three months after a toddler suffocated under a bean bag chair. The actions, which come after review of t...

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  • Utah man pleads not guilty to using powerful opioid to make counterfeit pain pills
    A Cottonwood Heights man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to running a counterfeit drug operation that prosecutors say is among the largest of its type ev...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 10:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ogden man sentenced to prison for shooting unarmed man
    Ogden • As Judge Ernie Jones sentenced Luciano Gabriel Silva to prison, possibly for the rest of his life, the judge told him it was his callous actio...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 07:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Brian Joseph Dragon Army instructor at Utah high school charged with raping female student
    An Army recruiter working at Tooele High School was charged Wednesday with raping a female student. Brian Joseph Dragon, 32, of Herriman, was charged ...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 06:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Five accused of kidnapping Utah man now are charged in his killing
    Five people initially charged with kidnapping a Salt Lake City man are now facing additional homicide charges, which allege the victim was tortured at...
    Updated Dec 07 2016 11:05 pm   |     |   Share


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    Police investigating a suspicious vehicle in downtown Salt Lake City’s homeless district ended up arresting a man and woman, and placing their child i...
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    A 61-year-old staff member at a rehab facility near Escalante was killed early Tuesday morning after a teenage student allegedly attacked him. The 17...
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    An arrest warrant issued Monday morning for a former Granite School District employee — who was charged with stealing about $105,000 from the district...
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    An Army instructor working at Tooele High School was arrested Saturday for allegedly sexually abusing a female student. Brian Joseph Dragon, 32, was b...
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