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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) More that a hundred people gather at the candlelight vigil of Hunter High football players Paul Tahi , 15, Tivani Lopati, 14, and Ephraim Asiata, 15, on Friday, Jan 14, 2022, in West Valley City, near Hunter High School along 1400 South at Mountain View Corridor. Paul Tahi and Tivani Lopati were killed in a shooting, while Ephraim Asiata was critically wounded.

Prosecutors want 14-year-old suspect in West Valley City shooting tried as an adult

By The Salt Lake Tribune | January 20, 2022, 12:12 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) More that a hundred people gather at the candlelight vigil of Hunter High football players Paul Tahi , 15, Tivani Lopati, 14, and Ephraim Asiata, 15, on Friday, Jan 14, 2022, in West Valley City, near Hunter High School along 4100 South at Mountain View Corridor. Paul Tahi and Tivani Lopati were killed in a shooting, while Ephraim Asiata remains in critical condition.

‘It’s heartbreaking.’ West Valley City shooting victims remembered in somber candlelight vigil

By Kevin Reynolds | Alex Vejar | January 15, 2022, 4:22 a.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Onlookers console one another as police investigate a fatal shooting near Hunter High School in West Valley City Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022.

2 kids killed, 1 wounded in West Valley City shooting between high school students, police say

By Kolbie Peterson | January 14, 2022, 3:02 a.m.

(GoFundMe) This undated photo shows Kenneth Gant, a 16-year-old West Jordan boy whom police said was found dead on Dec. 25, 2021. Two teens, ages 17 and 18, were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting.

Teens charged with murder in Christmas Eve killing of West Jordan boy, 16

By Jordan Miller | January 12, 2022, 5:39 p.m.

(Utah Department of Public Safety) A black Cadillac Escalade is photographed after crashing off of Interstate 70 in Sevier County on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.

Utah mother charged in wrong-way crash that killed one daughter, critically injured another

By Kolbie Peterson | January 11, 2022, 10:43 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People walking through the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. A bomb threat was made against the campus Black Cultural Center the following day.

University of Utah police investigate bomb threat against Black Cultural Center

By Courtney Tanner | January 12, 2022, 2:41 a.m.

(Courtesy photos) Damiana Castillo, left, and Sonia Mejia, right, were strangled in 2008 and 2006, respectively. Last week, a man was arrested and charged with murder in connection with their deaths.

Man charged in Utah cold-case killings of 2 women, strangled on same day two years apart

By Kolbie Peterson | January 11, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Estate attorney Calvin Curtis, who pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and money laundering, was arrested again Thursday after he allegedly violated the terms of his court-ordered release agreement.

Utah lawyer charged with defrauding clients arrested again, accused of violating release terms

By Shelley K. Mesch | January 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

DUI suspected in Sevier County wrong-way crash that killed one child, injured another

By Aaron Falk | January 9, 2022, 9:02 p.m.

Girl, 9, injured in West Valley City drive-by shooting

By The Salt Lake Tribune | January 9, 2022, 6:33 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kristina Pulsipher, left, holds Charlie, and Stan Stensrud, right, holds Hydea at Ruff Haven pet shelter, on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

Proposed Utah bill would protect pets, which are ‘lifelines to many’

By Connor Sanders | January 4, 2022, 7:42 p.m.

Salt Lake City man charged with murder after allegedly crashing stolen car while avoiding police spikes

By Jordan Miller | December 30, 2021, 2:54 a.m.

Utah man arrested after police say he kept woman in Poplar Grove house for weeks, tortured her

By Kolbie Peterson | December 30, 2021, 8:57 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) James Hall, with Centerville Police Department, right, role-plays with CIT instructor and clinical psychologist Dr. Todd Soutor, who plays the role of someone who has schizophrenia. Police officers from multiple agencies attend Crisis Intervention Team training or CIT at the Layton Police Department, Nov. 4, 2021.  The officers role-play various scenarios to strategize new crisis intervention responses in dealing with the public.

Mental health crisis at center of many Utah police shootings. Are officers prepared?

By Paighten Harkins | Jessica Miller | January 7, 2022, 3:24 p.m.

Landlord arrested after breaking in, chasing tenant with sledgehammer

By Jordan Miller | December 29, 2021, 1:37 a.m.

(GoFundMe) This undated photo posted to a GoFundMe page by a relative shows Kenneth Gant, a 16-year-old West Jordan boy whom police said was found dead on Dec. 25, 2021. Two teens, ages 17 and 18, were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting.

2 arrested after West Jordan teen found dead on Christmas Day

By Scott D. Pierce | December 28, 2021, 10:06 p.m.

(John Locher | AP) In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, handguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Utah authorities are urging gun owners to better secure their firearms amid an uptick in stolen guns throughout the state.

Utah authorities want gun owners to be more responsible. Here’s why.

By Jordan Miller | December 28, 2021, 7:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Jail on Friday, March 20, 2020.

West Jordan man arrested after allegedly shooting son at family Christmas party

By The Salt Lake Tribune | December 26, 2021, 9:17 p.m.

(Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo) Gaylen Rust poses for a portrait at his home in Layton Wednesday May 22, 2013. Rust, now 62, pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of wire fraud, securities fraud and money laundering conspiracy after he was accused of soliciting investors to fund a silver trading scheme through his family's antique coin business, Rust Rare Coin.

Utah man pleads guilty in $200M fraud case involving rare coin business

By The Salt Lake Tribune | December 20, 2021, 10:10 p.m.

South Salt Lake police investigating fatal strip club shooting

By Paighten Harkins | December 18, 2021, 10:36 p.m.