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Brothers claim strike force agents were overly aggressive

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CLEARFIELD -- Two brothers who were recently arrested and charged with felonies following a raid on their home are claiming Davis Metro Narcotics Strike Force agents used excessive force. ...

Police & Fire

Mock disaster helps rescue workers make good decisions

WEST HAVEN — Richard Schroeder wasn’t supposed to be injured in a mock disaster training held for area rescue workers Saturday. But he managed to...


Police

Cops: Security guard accidentally shot, wounded by colleague

SOUTH JORDAN — A security guard was shot and wounded by a colleague in what police called a “tragic accident” at a South Jordan firearms training...


Police

Draper woman arrested on suspicion of mail theft

SOUTH JORDAN — A 44-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of mail theft after police said she was found in South Jordan with hundreds of pieces of...


Police

ATV crash in Clinton severely injures man

CLINTON — An ATV accident Saturday morning resulted in a serious injury, authorities said. Police Chief Bill Chilson said officers received a complaint...


Police

A push to block public from seeing body cam footage

WASHINGTON — The debate across the country over whether police should wear body cameras has quickly evolved into a new and perhaps more difficult question:...




Fire

Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11

FRESNO, Calif. — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff’s gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people...


Police & Fire

Cache Co. SWAT arrests violent felon

RICHMOND -- A man linked to a string of thefts was taken into custody after SWAT members surrounded his home Friday morning. At about 7 a.m., deputies with the...


Police

Police: Youth counselor had sex with Bountiful teen

BOUNTIFUL -- Police said a high school assistant cheerleader coach and BYU-affiliated youth counselor had sex with a teenage boy he met three years ago. Keldon...


Police

Weber sheriff's office investigating 'swatting' incident

WEST HAVEN — Weber County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an attempted “swatting” at a home Thursday where a possible...


Fire

U of U chemistry building cleared after explosive reaction

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say a small explosion at a University of Utah chemistry building was caused by a chemical reaction inside a storage cabinet....


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WEST HAVEN — Richard Schroeder wasn’t supposed to be injured in a mock disaster training held for area rescue workers Saturday. But he managed to...