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Ogden homicide suspect granted bail; victim stabbed 46 times

Tawnee Maria Baird

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. “She’s going to run,”...

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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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Utah County mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and...


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Trial scheduled for woman in Draper police killing

DRAPER — The ex-girlfriend of a man who fatally shot a Utah police officer will stand trial in February for charges that she lied to police about the shooting....


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Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies due in court

SALT LAKE CITY — A woman accused of killing six of her newborns and storing their bodies in her garage is due back in court Monday in Provo. Attorneys for 39-...


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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....


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...