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Utah takes steps to boost freeway highway speeds to 80 mph

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah drivers soon could get where they’re going a little faster after officials announced Thursday that they want to create additional...


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Las Vegas feels magnitude-5.4 earthquake in S. Nevada

LAS VEGAS — A magnitude-5.4 earthquake that struck a rural area of southern Nevada has been felt about 100 miles away in Las Vegas and has damaged a highway....


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Rock climber in fatal fall identified as USU student

NORTH LOGAN -- The rock climber who died after a fall was identified by the Cache County Sheriff’s Office on Friday. The victim was identified as 23-year-...


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Man dies from rock-climbing fall in Green Canyon

NORTH LOGAN -- A climber died after falling more than 50 feet while rock climbing near Big Cave in Green Canyon about 4 p.m. Thursday. The 23-year-old male...


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Police arrest 'nursing bra bandit' who stole UPS packages

HOOPER -- A 19-year-old male was booked into Weber County Jail Monday for stealing delivered UPS packages from front porches in Hooper. Jacob Satterthwaite’s...




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Three deer slaughtered by motorist, police seek clues

FIELDING, Box Elder County -- They walk among us. Whoever did this is probably allowed to vote and likely has a driver’s license. State wildlife officials...


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I-15 accident in Box Elder causing delays

PERRY -- An accident on Interstate 15 slowed traffic going southbound. The accident occurred near the Port of Entry on mile marker 360 just before 11:30 a.m. Four...


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Police question suspect after Syracuse High was put in lockout

SYRACUSE -- Police are questioning a former Syracuse High School student about “aggressive posts” made on Facebook that had officials concerned...


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Sandy crash leaves 2 teens dead, 1 in hospital

SANDY — Two teenagers have died in a collision after their vehicle pulled out in front of a Jeep Wrangler in Sandy. The Deseret News reports (http://bit....


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Mobile-friendly site improves access to Utah public safety info

The Utah Department of Public Safety launched its new website design last month with the goal of easing the distribution of public safety information. In compliance...


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