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    Utah School Safety Commission to launch

    Utah lawmakers will launch a special task force to study how the state can prevent school shootings. Alpine Representative Mike Kennedy says the task force consists of diverse community stakeholders, including lawmakers, doctors, professors, parents, teachers and more. They’ll release more information in a news conference Thursday morning. The goal is to work on a […]
  • Education

    Teen sexting is more common than previously thought

    Local educators say you need to talk to your teen about sexting, because chances are, they are already doing it. A new study from the journal JAMA Pediatrics says at least one in four teens are receiving sexually explicit messages, and at least one in seven are sending those pics or videos. “Teenagers are impulsive, […]
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    ACLU of Utah sues ICE, US Marshals over raids of Heber City home

    A lawsuit filed Tuesday says federal agents terrorized a family originally from Mexico living in Heber City last year. The ACLU of Utah says ICE agents and US Marshals twice raided the home with assault rifles and a battering ram, without a warrant, taking into custody a woman while her four grandchildren were put outside […]
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    Suspect escapes police car on I15

    A brazen escape from the back of a police car on I15 led to a brief chase overnight Sunday into Monday. Draper Police were transporting a 21-year-old man to jail, who was suspected of aggravated assault with a firearm. Police say when they were on I-15 near 3500 South, the suspect broke the window of […]
  • Education

    All Utah students, educators and parents urged to download SafeUT app

    From your smartphone — you can instantly chat or call a licensed crisis counselor about issues ranging from bullying to suicide. It’s the SafeUT App. You can submit a tip to your school if you see something that makes you feel threatened or uncomfortable. This resource is available 24 hours a day — 7 days […]
  • Crime

    Utah company offering free concealed carry class for teachers, faculty

    SALT LAKE CITY — UtahGunExchange.com is offering a free concealed carry class and free permits to teachers, staff, administration, and students over age 18. The class is coming up on Saturday, March 3. Owner Bryan Melchior says in a video posted on their social media channels that it will prevent another school shooting. “Help us […]
  • Crime

    Local officials stress “See something, say something”

    Officials in Utah say they want to prevent mass shootings, like the one in Florida, with the public’s help. Steve Sautter with Salt Lake County Emergency Management says even if it seems minutely out of place, let law enforcement know. The information is passed on to officials who review the information and make a determination […]
  • Sports

    Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell writes ‘End Gun Violence’ on his game shoes

    Wednesday night during the Jazz’s 107-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns at Vivint Arena, Donovan Mitchell wore shoes in which he had written “Pray For Parkland” on one and “End Gun Violence” on the other. Asked after the game what his motivation behind the message was, Mitchell noted in an eloquent response that he was […]
  • Police ID man found dead in Clearfield after neighbors report shooting in Clinton

    CLINTON – A North Ogden man is dead after a shooting that began in Clinton and ended in Clearfield.  Investigators are asking the public to help them track down suspects. Clinton resident Bobbie Jo Weaver heard the gunshots right outside her home on 1000 West Monday night.  She remembers telling her son to get down, […]
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    Utah law professor supports “Duty to Assist in an Emergency” bill

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — House Minority Leader Rep. Brian King will introduce HB125 – ‘Duty to Assist in an Emergency’ to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon. The bill would make it a class B misdemeanor to fail to provide reasonable assistance to someone in the event of a crime or another emergency. […]