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Suspected Carjacker Shot Dead By Shopper With CCW Permit

Police say a shopper with a concealed weapons permit fatally shot a suspect to thwart a carjacking Saturday outside a Utah grocery store.

05/02/2015

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Utah Cat Beating Suspect Arrested After Owner’s Nanny Cam Video Surfaces

Police called it torture and say they’re surprised the cat survived the attack. The animal was seen being shaken, grabbed by the tail, punched in the head and slammed to the ground.

04/20/2015

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Utah Woman Gets Life In Prison For Deaths Of Six Of Her Newborns She Stashed In Garage

The judge imposed a sentence against Megan Huntsman that went beyond what was called for in a plea deal because he was so repelled by the killings. Judge Darold McDade said that he heard about the case before it came to his courtroom and hoped it wouldn’t be assigned to him.

04/20/2015

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Sheriff: Polygamous Sect Members Threw Chickens At Mom’s Van When She Tried To Get Kids

But the aunt wouldn’t let Tetzner take the children, and a crowd of about 50 people surrounded Tetzner’s white van, Carter said. Some in the mob of mostly women in long dresses even threw chickens at the vehicle, she said.

04/08/2015

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Police: Man Drank 36 Beers, Used Cocaine, Crashed Pickup Into Utah House

A probable cause statement says Bernabe Urcino-Saldago told police what he had consumed after he failed a field sobriety test early Monday.

03/30/2015

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New Utah Law Lets Restaurants Ban Cyclists In Drive-Thrus

The Republican governor signed the measure Wednesday. It would prohibit municipalities from forcing businesses to serve cyclists or pedestrians in drive-thru lanes.

03/26/2015

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Man Stung Hundreds Of Times In Bee Attack At Baseball Game

A bee attack during a baseball game in St. George forced players and spectators to flee and sent one man to the hospital.

03/21/2015

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Nude Backyard Sunbather Takes Plea Deal To Avoid Court, Will Wear Swimsuit

Last year, police said children could see the nude Kipp from a church parking lot behind his house, which has a chain-link fence without privacy slats and is located about 20 miles north of Salt Lake City. When an officer approached him, Kipp said he could do what he wanted in his own backyard, according to court records.

03/18/2015

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Utah Gonorrhea Infections Up 714 Percent Among Women, 296 Percent Among Men

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the […]

03/16/2015

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Utah Governor Won’t Say If He’ll Approve Firing-Squad Revival Bill If It Passes Senate

Utah’s Senate is set to cast a final vote on the bill this week. It would call for a firing squad if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained 30 days before an execution.

03/10/2015

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Toddler Found Alive 13 Hours After Car Crashes Into River

Police say a 25-year-old woman was found dead and her 18-month-old daughter was found alive inside a car that crashed into a Utah river and wasn’t discovered until over 13 hours later.

03/07/2015

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Man Accused Of Throwing Girlfriend’s Puppy From Third-Floor Apartment

Police say a Utah man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after he tossed his girlfriend’s puppy from their third-floor apartment, killing it.

03/04/2015

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