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two trainees training in response to school schootings....
Curt Gresseth

Security expert talks about being prepared amid school shootings

A retired police officer who is now director of training for a Salt Lake City security company talks about being prepared to stop school shootings.
2 hours ago
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Mark Jones

Murder charges are filed in two separate Utah County cases

Utah County Attorney David Leavitt filed murder charges in two separate Utah County cases on Wednesday.
23 hours ago
A woman at the memorial set up at the scene of the Buffalo shooting....
Associated Press

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

Assistant district attorney Gary Hackbush said the indictment of Payton Gendron, 18, was handed up Wednesday.
7 days ago
A 2020 photo of Thomas Lane, the former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday, May 18...
AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and MOHAMED IBRAHIM

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

Floyd, 46, died May 25, 2020, after Derek Chauvin pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck. Lane helped to restrain Floyd.
8 days ago
Petito lawsuit...
Amanda Dickson

Skordas: The second Petito family lawsuit may be about punishment

Utah defense attorney Greg Skordas discusses a lawsuit filed by the parents of Gabby Petito against the estate of Brian Laundrie.
17 days ago
Lori Vallow Daybell, center, listens during a court hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, Tuesday, April 1...
Mark Jones

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in case against Lori Vallow Daybell

Idaho prosecutors announced Monday they plan to seek the death penalty against Lori Vallow Daybell if she is found guilty on any charges against her.
23 days ago
Utah abortion Boston Christian flag...
Dan Bammes

Utah law professor: Overturning Roe v. Wade would leave abortion laws to the states

Cassell said the leaked Roe v. Wade document hasn't been verified, but it could be the outline for a forthcoming decision.
23 days ago
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MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

Supreme Court rules against Boston in Christian flag case

Harold Shurtleff and Camp Constitution wanted to fly a white banner with a red cross on a blue background called the Christian flag.
24 days ago
Chad Daybell hearing...
Mark Jones

Judge denies dismissal request by attorney for Chad Daybell, trial to remain in Ada County

Idaho District Judge turned down a pair of motions Thursday by the attorney representing Chad Daybell.
28 days ago
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JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press

Supreme Court tackling case about praying football coach

The case involves Joseph Kennedy, a former football coach in Bremerton, Washington, who would lead students in prayer after games.
1 month ago
Lori Vallow Daybell, center, listens during a court hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, Tuesday, April 1...
Associated Press

Judge enters not guilty plea for Lori Vallow Daybell

Lori Vallow Daybell and her new husband, Chad Daybell, were both at the courthouse in the eastern Idaho town of St. Anthony for separate court proceedings.
1 month ago
The jury in the Jerrod Baum murder trial began deliberations on Wednesday.
(File photo: KSL TV)...
Paul Nelson

Jury begins their deliberations in the murder trial against Jerrod Baum

The Jerrod Baum murder trial is now in the hands of a jury. Baum is accused of killing Riley Powell and Brelynne “Breezy” Otteson in 2017.
1 month ago
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Paul Nelson

Man booked for attempted murder after running down parked motorcyclist

A man is booked into jail for attempted murder after a bizarre attack in an apartment parking lot. Investigators say he admitted he was trying to kill a parked motorcyclist, believing he was a hitman trying to kill him.
2 months ago
(File: Police and medics on the scene of a deadly shooting  at 11464 Cranberry Hill in Draper on Su...
Paul Nelson

Two men arrested for double murder in Draper

DRAPER – Two young men could face aggravated murder charges after police say they shot and killed two victims after a party in Draper broke out over the weekend.  However, their investigation is not over, so there are many details they’re not ready to release, yet. Witnesses have reported hearing about ten shots fired by […]
2 months ago
A man will not be able to claim self-defense in a shooting where he's accused of paralyzing a woman...
Paul Nelson

Judge rules man who fired eight shots into a car did not act in self-defense

A Taylorsville man won't be allowed to claim self-defense and will stand trial on accusations of firing eight gunshots and paralyzing a woman.
2 months ago
(Investigators sealing off a portion of the parking garage at Salt Lake International Airport, Apri...
Paul Nelson

Man booked for automobile homicide after reportedly running over his wife at Salt Lake International Airport

A man has been booked into jail for reportedly running over his wife at the Salt Lake International Airport.
2 months ago
Emmett Louis Till, 14, with his mother, Mamie Bradley, at home in Chicago. Photo: CNN / TNS/ABACA v...
Jacob Rueda

Historian reflects on Utah’s history with lynching and prejudice

With lynching now a federal crime, a University of Utah historian recalls the history of lynching and other race-based violence in Utah.
2 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Utah man facing federal charges after alleged death threats at VA health centers

A southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail after he allegedly making death threats toward VA Hospital workers.
2 months ago
Utah Supreme Court...
Chandler Holt

Judge Diana Hagen nominated for Utah Supreme Court

As a federal prosecutor, Hagen held roles in high-profile trials including the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping.
2 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Police say new DNA evidence may help solve 2016 cold case murder

New DNA clues, may help Salt Lake County investigators solve a cold case murder from 2016.
2 months ago
Murat Suljovic...
Aimee Cobabe

Murat Suljovic of SLC sentenced after admitting to trying to help ISIS

Court documents show Murat Suljovic pretended to be a leader of the terrorist group online. He was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
2 months ago
UHSAA David Spatafore...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

High school activities group worried about looming lawsuit if transgender athlete ban veto overidden

The Utah High School Activities Association is worried about the cost of fighting lawsuits against H.B.11. UHSAA took a neutral position on the bill.
2 months ago
Ketanji Brown Jackson...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

Confirmation hearing, day 2: Jackson faces pointed questions

Senators began day 2 of the confirmation hearing with 30-minute rounds of grilling on Tuesday, and Jackson was responding to their specific points.
2 months ago
Screen shot from a video showing medics treating a stabbing victim in Sandy.  Photo credit: Chris M...
Paul Nelson

911 hang-up leads to Sandy man being booked for attempted murder

A woman used a 911 hang-up Sunday night to alert authorities to a fight she was having with her live-in boyfriend.
2 months ago

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