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AUDIO: Plans to increase bail for Mendoza in stabbing murder

Mendoza, Victoria Ashley

OGDEN — Prosecutors want to raise the bail amount set for a Salt Lake City-area woman facing a murder charge for allegedly stabbing her female partner 46 times while driving down the freeway in...

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Utah doctor imprisoned on drug charges soon to go free

BRIGHAM CITY -- Dewey MacKay will be home in time for Christmas. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has assigned the former Brigham City orthopedic surgeon a Dec. 9...


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Woman arrested in Utah now faces federal drug charges

BUTTE, Mont. — A 29-year-old woman who fled the Anaconda hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine now faces federal drug charges....


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Ogden homicide suspect granted bail; victim stabbed 46 times

OGDEN — The family of Tawnee Baird erupted in the public waiting area Wednesday when the judge granted bail for the woman charged with her murder....


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Year in jail ordered for man in Davis fraud spree

FARMINGTON — A man who police said were responsible for a fraud spree throughout the state was sentenced to serve one year in the Davis County Jail. Judge...


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Woman charged in partner's death in Ogden

OGDEN — A 22-year-old woman has been formally charged in the stabbing death of her partner in Ogden. Victoria Ashley Mendoza was charged with murder on...


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Jury considering whether Orem man killed his wife

PROVO — A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the case of an Orem man accused of killing his wife after a night of drinking, possibly to collect nearly $1...


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Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she...


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Fonnesbeck named 1st Disrict Juvenile Court judge

SALT LAKE CITY –  Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Angela Fonnesbeck to fill a judicial vacancy on the 1st District Juvenile Court. “Angela...


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Moab man gets probation in dinosaur footprint theft

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that’s never been recovered was sentenced...


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Bail reduced for Utah mother of baby found in trash

SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors agreed to a significant bail reduction Monday for a 23-year-old Utah woman accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can to...


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Ogden homicide suspect granted bail; victim stabbed 46 times

OGDEN — The family of Tawnee Baird erupted in the public waiting area Wednesday when the judge granted bail for the woman charged with her murder....


AUDIO: Plans to increase bail for Mendoza in stabbing murder

OGDEN — Prosecutors want to raise the bail amount set for a Salt Lake City-area woman facing a murder charge for allegedly stabbing her female partner 46...