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Bond reduced for Clinton sex abuse suspect

Hughes, Chad Kjar

FARMINGTON — The 50-year-old man who Clinton police said sexually abused a girl for almost five years appeared for his first court hearing. Chad Kjar Hughes appeared in 2nd District Court...

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Utah man charged in beating death of childhood friend

SALT LAKE CITY — A 29-year-old Salt Lake City man has been charged in the beating death of a childhood friend earlier this month. Robert Munoz was charged...


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Bond reduced for Clinton sex abuse suspect

FARMINGTON — The 50-year-old man who Clinton police said sexually abused a girl for almost five years appeared for his first court hearing. Chad Kjar...


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Mental evaluation ordered in Tremonton sex assault case

BRIGHAM CITY — A judge ordered psychiatric examinations for a Tremonton man accused of sexually assaulting two victims in the same house on the same day....


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Man who made vehicle theft a business gets consecutive sentences

FARMINGTON -- A judge said the criminal conduct of a man who was on parole is one of the reasons the man will serve consecutive sentences instead of concurrent....


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Jury considering whether piled-up snow caused fatal crash

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City jury is expected to continue deliberating Wednesday in the case of a woman killed in a car accident that her family says was...




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Allgood gets 20 years to life for rape of a child

FARMINGTON -- While maintaining his innocence and vowing to appeal his convictions, Anthony Allgood of West Jordan was sentenced Wednesday in 2nd District Court to...


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Former coach who had sex with student denied parole

DRAPER -- A former charter school basketball coach who had admitted to having sex with a student has been denied parole and could remain at the Utah State Prison...


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VIDEO: Altice pleads guilty to sex with students

BOUNTIFUL -- A former Davis High School English teacher cried as she entered guilty pleas on Wednesday before Judge Thomas L. Kay.  Brianne Altice, 35, of...


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Woman gets another chance to get drug-free

FARMINGTON -- A woman who just two years ago faced 21 prescription fraud charges has been given another chance to get herself free from drugs. Shaundra Avalos, 37,...


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Mental competency still an issue with man accused of kidnapping

FARMINGTON -- The mental competency of a man accused of kidnapping his estranged wife and her 14-year-old son is still an issue, attorneys said. A hearing for...


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Bond reduced for Clinton sex abuse suspect

FARMINGTON — The 50-year-old man who Clinton police said sexually abused a girl for almost five years appeared for his first court hearing. Chad Kjar...