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Ogden traffic stop leads to arrest for felony drug distribution

OGDEN — A Salt Lake City man who was pulled over by police for failing to stop was arrested on felony drug distribution charges Friday. Jesus Mendoza-Gomez,...


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Lawyers see new benefit to police body cameras - as evidence for

WASHINGTON — When District of Columbia police began outfitting some officers’ shirts and glasses with miniature cameras in the fall, the objectives were...


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Police say SLC shooting victim died after a fight

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police say a 24-year-old man found Saturday with a gunshot wound died after a fight with an acquaintance in Salt Lake City. Authorities...


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Armed bystander stops Vernal restaurant robbery

VERNAL — Police say a bystander with a gun intervened to stop an armed robbery at an Arby’s restaurant in Vernal over the weekend. Assistant Vernal...


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Men accused of poaching beloved buck 'Bart' set for court

LOGAN — Wildlife officials say they expect two men to plead guilty to poaching a beloved buck that had become a sort of mascot in Hyde Park. The Logan Herald...




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Woman dies from injuries in Ogden auto-pedestrian crash

OGDEN — A 56-year-old woman, who was struck by a vehicle Jan. 17, died from her injuries days later, police say. Shawnee Jane Ross was reportedly crossing...


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Police: Distraught Plain City man fires shots at neighbor's shed

PLAIN CITY — A 57-year-old man was arrested Sunday after police say he fired six shots in the direction of his neighbor's work shed. Gerald Doug Smith was...


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Man dies from gunshot wound in SLC street

SALT LAKE CITY — A 24-year-old man has died after being found with a gunshot wound in a Salt Lake City street. Investigators say a handgun was found next to...


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Utah traffic fatalities up 16 percent in 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — A total of 256 people died on Utah roadways in 2014, up 16 percent from the previous year, according to a report by the Utah Department of...


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Swift justice or vigilante violence? Police, witnesses disagree

OGDEN — Can vigilante justice go too far? Exactly what is considered a mob mentality? Is there a line that can be crossed by neighborhood watch in the...


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