Police search for 3 suspects in fatal Taylorsville shooting

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Police say they are searching for three suspects in a fatal shooting in Taylorsville.


Section of S.R. 156 in Eden to be closed for 2 hours Friday for trail work

Donated concrete culvert to span Eden Irrigation Canal

A stretch of multi-use trail connecting Wolf Creek to Eden is under construction and expected to be completed by spring. But to accomplish that feat, a two-hour road closure is scheduled this Friday.


Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former polygamous sect leader was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart said during a hearing in Salt Lake...


Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from confinement.


Weber County commissioner leaving post for state department

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Weber County commissioner is leaving his post to serve as a deputy director with the Utah Department of Natural Resources. The Standard-Examiner reports Commissioner Kerry Gibson will officially resign from his position Jan. 12. Gibson has served as a Weber County commissioner...


Utah paving firm owner charged with killing, burial in 2012

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 56-year-old Utah paving company owner has been charged with killing a man and burying his body in 2012 in a dispute over drugs and money. Authorities say Carlos Clemente Trevizo also faces obstruction, witness tampering and weapon charges in the shooting death of 31-year-old...


Navajo Nation to soon implement an emergency alert system

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye says he has signed a contract to purchase software to implement an emergency system for Amber Alerts, wildland fires, hazardous waste spills, weather notification and road closures. The tribe had previously negotiated the use of New...


Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges

Venezuela Jailed American

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan judge ruled Tuesday that a jailed American man must stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and united with them for Christmas. The ruling, issued at a preliminary hearing to which the U.S. Embassy’s top...


US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year. After waiving fees 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the...


Venezuelan judge orders that jailed Utah man be tried on weapons charges

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan judge orders that jailed Utah man be tried on weapons charges.


Utah teen accused of plotting to shoot Deserae Turner weighs plea deal

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A plea deal is on the table for a teenager accused of encouraging a friend to kill a 14-year-old girl found in a ditch with a gunshot wound to the head, prosecutors and defense attorneys said Tuesday.

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