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Chicago man stabbed to death in SLC; 2 attackers sought

The Associated Press
Apr 19 2014 - 6:42pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police are searching for two men in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man early Saturday morning in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Ogden school lunch line melee injures police officer, lands teen in court

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:04am

OGDEN - Cutting in front of others in the school lunch line can be an unpopular move -- and, in extreme cases, it can put you in line to see a judge.

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Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

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Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

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Attorney for West Point teen accused of killing brothers wants hearing closed

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:28am

FARMINGTON -- The defense attorney for a 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing to death his two younger brothers said he plans to file a motion to have part of a certification hearing sealed.

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Police: Home caretakers bind Layton woman, take possessions

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:26am

LAYTON -- An elderly woman who hired a man and a woman to clean and tend her home was defrauded, assaulted and stolen from, police say.

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Four-hour standoff ends peacefully in Ogden

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 10:36pm

OGDEN -- A four-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday night after police arrested a suicidal and potentially homicidal man near Grant Avenue and 28th Street.Ogden police responded to a trespass in progress just after 5 p.m. and arrived at a residence where they were told by the complainant that Jared Etherington was threatening "suicide by cop"...

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Geary pleads not guilty in death of Layton 1-year-old

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 3:01pm

FARMINGTON --- The man accused of causing the death of 1-year-old Aliyah Faye Wild entered a not guilty plea to the charge.

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Chicago man stabbed to death in SLC; 2 attackers sought

The Associated Press
Apr 19 2014 - 6:42pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police are searching for two men in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man early Saturday morning in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Ogden school lunch line melee injures police officer, lands teen in court

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 19 2014 - 8:04am

OGDEN - Cutting in front of others in the school lunch line can be an unpopular move -- and, in extreme cases, it can put you in line to see a judge.

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Autopsies of 7 Utah County infants completed

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 12:13pm

PLEASANT GROVE -- The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage.

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Taylorsville woman found dead was suffocated

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 9:52am

TAYLORSVILLE -- Police have identified the victim of a Taylorsville murder as a 59-year-old woman.

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Attorney for West Point teen accused of killing brothers wants hearing closed

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:28am

FARMINGTON -- The defense attorney for a 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing to death his two younger brothers said he plans to file a motion to have part of a certification hearing sealed.

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Police: Home caretakers bind Layton woman, take possessions

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 18 2014 - 6:26am

LAYTON -- An elderly woman who hired a man and a woman to clean and tend her home was defrauded, assaulted and stolen from, police say.

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Four-hour standoff ends peacefully in Ogden

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 10:36pm

OGDEN -- A four-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday night after police arrested a suicidal and potentially homicidal man near Grant Avenue and 28th Street.Ogden police responded to a trespass in progress just after 5 p.m. and arrived at a residence where they were told by the complainant that Jared Etherington was threatening "suicide by cop"...

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Geary pleads not guilty in death of Layton 1-year-old

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 3:01pm

FARMINGTON --- The man accused of causing the death of 1-year-old Aliyah Faye Wild entered a not guilty plea to the charge.

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VIDEO: Car thief spotted on video sought by Clearfield police

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 2:35pm

CLEARFIELD -- Police are looking for a woman who stole a car out of the parking lot of a towing company.

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VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

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VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

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VIDEO: Up to 20 stabbed in school rampage

The Associated Press
Apr 9 2014 - 8:08am

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. -- Flailing away with two knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 19 students and a police officer in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

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VIDEO: Layton man speaks up for Bible-quoting twin accused of sodomizing girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:44am

FARMINGTON -- Tom Butler believes someone has set up his twin brother."They think he's a flight risk," Tom Butler said after the court hearing for Timothy Morgan Butler on Tuesday before Judge Glen Dawson. "They don't even have any evidence.They say I can't get up and say anything."

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VIDEO: No jail time for Utah teacher accused of sex with female student

The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 4:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A teacher and coach accused of having sex with a student at a suburban Salt Lake City high school was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months of probation, avoiding jail time.Courtney Louise Jarrell, 23, was sentenced in a state court in West Jordan after pleading guilty to reduced charges of misdemeanor sexual battery in exchange for...

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VIDEO: Mother gives emotional testimony in hearing for man accused in Layton baby's death

Loretta Park, The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 10:44am

BOUNTIFUL --  Jennifer Wilde sobbed through the details about the last days of her baby girl's life.

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VIDEO: 911 call from girls who hid from burglars

Ben Lockhart, Kelly Keiter
Apr 4 2014 - 8:23am

A teenage girl and her little sister are safe after two burglars broke into their home Wednesday morning while their parents were out.Kylee Newell, 13, was able to keep calm and call 911 while hiding with her 8-year-old sister, Audrey.

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GALLERY: Ogden shooter gets 6 years to life in prison.

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner
Feb 20 2014 - 5:43pm

The man who pleaded guilty to shooting his father-in-law in church last Father’s Day may spend the rest of his years behind bars.

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GALLERY: Utah County Deputy moved to recovery ward

Deputy Greg Sherwood, center, is joined by his wife Gina Sherwood, right, son Braxton, left, and other family and friends as he is moved from his hospital room to a recovery ward at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. 

MARK JOHNSTON/Daily Herald

The Daily Herald
Feb 10 2014 - 7:14pm

Deputy Greg Sherwood is joined by his family and friends as he is moved from his hospital room to a recovery ward at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Sherwood was shot in the head during a crime spree that left another officer dead. MARK JOHNSTON/Daily Herald

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GALLERY: Funeral held for slain Utah deputy

A police officer, left, salutes as family members arrive before the interment ceremony for Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Spanish Fork, Utah. Wride was shot and killed in the line of duty on Jan. 30 during a traffic stop in Eagle Mountain, Utah. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Spenser Heaps)

The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 1:57pm

A man with a rifle shot and killed Deputy Cory Wride along a highway Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, and wounded another deputy during a chase that stretched over 50 miles before he was caught, Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said. Wride had pulled up to a car that appeared disabled near Eagle Mountain when he was ambushed around 1 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff said. Eagle Mountain is a town about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City.

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GALLERY: Nathanael Sloop murder case retrospective

(file photo)

Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 10:27am

Nathanael Sloop pleaded guilty to murdering 4-year-old Ethan Stacy this week, ending a four-year legal battle and sparing Sloop the death penalty if convicted. Stacy's body was found near Powder Mountain Ski Resort in May 2010. These photos span the time since Stacy's body recovery.

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GALLERY: SLC doctor stands trial for wife's death

The Associated Press
Oct 31 2013 - 10:15am

Martin MacNeill, once a Salt Lake City-based pediatrician, stands trial for the death of his wife.

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VIDEO: Car thief spotted on video sought by Clearfield police

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 2:35pm

CLEARFIELD -- Police are looking for a woman who stole a car out of the parking lot of a towing company.

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VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

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VIDEO: Ex-charter school coach sentenced to prison for sex with teen girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 11:58am

FARMINGTON --  Jaime Heiner, 17, is glad the man who sexually abused her is heading to prison for four consecutive terms."I was afraid he would get leniency," Heiner said after the sentencing hearing on Thursday for former charter school basketball coach Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki in 2nd District Court. 

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VIDEO: Up to 20 stabbed in school rampage

The Associated Press
Apr 9 2014 - 8:08am

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. -- Flailing away with two knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 19 students and a police officer in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 6:47pm


VIDEO: Layton man speaks up for Bible-quoting twin accused of sodomizing girl

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 9 2014 - 7:44am

FARMINGTON -- Tom Butler believes someone has set up his twin brother."They think he's a flight risk," Tom Butler said after the court hearing for Timothy Morgan Butler on Tuesday before Judge Glen Dawson. "They don't even have any evidence.They say I can't get up and say anything."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 9 2014 - 7:44am


VIDEO: No jail time for Utah teacher accused of sex with female student

The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 4:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A teacher and coach accused of having sex with a student at a suburban Salt Lake City high school was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months of probation, avoiding jail time.Courtney Louise Jarrell, 23, was sentenced in a state court in West Jordan after pleading guilty to reduced charges of misdemeanor sexual battery in exchange for...

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VIDEO: Mother gives emotional testimony in hearing for man accused in Layton baby's death

Loretta Park, The Associated Press
Apr 8 2014 - 10:44am

BOUNTIFUL --  Jennifer Wilde sobbed through the details about the last days of her baby girl's life.

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VIDEO: 911 call from girls who hid from burglars

Ben Lockhart, Kelly Keiter
Apr 4 2014 - 8:23am

A teenage girl and her little sister are safe after two burglars broke into their home Wednesday morning while their parents were out.Kylee Newell, 13, was able to keep calm and call 911 while hiding with her 8-year-old sister, Audrey.

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