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Man Flags Down Utah Police To Sell Them Drugs Without Realizing They Were Cops

Authorities say the officers were wearing their uniforms but riding in an unmarked police vehicle around 1 a.m. Sunday when the 31-year-old suspect flagged them down and asked what they wanted, referring to drugs.

09/23/2014

File photo of a mountain lion. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Spotted In Turlock

Police in Turlock are telling some residents to stay indoors after a mountain lion was seen wandering city streets over the weekend.

09/22/2014

Gidget had a microchip, facilitating finding her owner. (Photo credit: Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter)

Dog Heads Back To Pennsylvania After Somehow Getting To West Coast

Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.

09/18/2014

Family says 80-year-old woman was prematurely declared dead and died inside a hospital morgue freezer. (Getty Images)

California Man Pleads Guilty To Defacing Utah Murals Painted By Artist ‘Banksy’

A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy.

09/15/2014

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California Man Allegedly Cooked Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog, Fed It To Her

Police say the couple briefly reconciled last week and Watenpaugh cooked the woman a meal. But she told police he later texted her and asked how her dog had tasted.

09/12/2014

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Elementary Teacher Accidentally Shoots Herself In Leg At School

A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before classes started Thursday morning, officials said.

09/11/2014

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‘Human’ Loses Primary In New Hampshire

A candidate who legally changed his name to human — with a lowercase “H” — lost his bid to run for office in New Hampshire on Tuesday.

09/10/2014

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Author: Christian Novel Stolen By Writer Who Added Sex Scenes And Called It Her Own

In a case she says brings to light plagiarism in the burgeoning world of online self-publishing, Rachel Ann Nunes of Orem filed a federal lawsuit in August against a Layton teacher, Tiffanie Rushton, who she says cut and pasted large sections from an electronic copy of her book.

09/09/2014

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Albino Cobra Loose In Southern California Continues To Elude Officials

Authorities warned parents to watch their children and keep them away from dark holes after an potentially deadly albino cobra was seen slithering through a Southern California suburban neighborhood this week.

09/04/2014

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Sacramento Man Reunited With His 1964 T-Bird 33 Years After It Was Stolen

A Sacramento man says he feels like he has won the lottery, now that his beloved 1964 Ford Thunderbird is back at home in his driveway after it was stolen decades ago.

09/02/2014

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Southern California High School Retires Arab Mascot

A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.

09/01/2014

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Police: Utah Woman Swallows Stolen Ring

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

09/01/2014