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Richfield Man Leads Deputies on High-Speed Chase

A Richfield man was hospitalized and will face charges after leading police on a high-speed chase on Central Utah highways April 16. A Sevier County Sheriff’s deputy was driving west on State Route 119 in the evening when his radar notified him of a vehicle traveling over 80 mph. The […]

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Crash Occurs Near Scipio

SCIPIO, Utah (AP)-As the Friday homeward commute commences, the Utah Department of Transportation reports an accident occurred within the Mid-Utah Radio coverage area. UDOT’s official Twitter reports there was a crash on northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 199, 11 miles north of Scipio around 2:49 pm MDT Friday afternoon. The […]

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Lawmakers seek details from Trump Organization

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of a House investigations panel are asking the Trump Organization for specifics on how it will donate its profits from foreign government payments to the U.S. Treasury. Before taking office, President Donald Trump promised to donate profits from foreign governments paying for services at his hotels. […]

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New law aims to help job applicants with criminal history

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Job applicants who’ve been convicted of a crime won’t have to disclose their criminal record before some job interviews under a new Utah law aiming to help convicts find work after prison. The legislation only applies to government jobs but supporters say they hope more […]

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Parents arrested, accused of allowing teen son to smoke pot

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A couple has been arrested after allegedly telling police they allow their 14-year-old son to smoke a joint or two of marijuana at night if he goes to class and makes good grades. The parents were arrested Tuesday after police served a search warrant at […]

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Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Relations

(Hurricane, UT) — A teacher in Hurricane is in custody accused of having inappropriate relations with a student. Police say a 17-year-old student told investigators she shared “inappropriate” images with her teacher, Aaron Karl Esplin. They say the 40-year-old admitted to “inappropriate touching” with the girl and soliciting images from […]

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Call For Competency Hearing Delays Murder Suspect’s Preliminary Hearing 

(Cedar City, UT)  –  The preliminary hearing for the West Valley City man accused of killing a man from Cedar City is being continued.  The continuation is needed after the defense for Mark Mair asked for a competency evaluation in Fifth District Court yesterday.  Mair is facing a first degree murder […]

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Group complains judge who called rapist ‘good man’ is biased

ALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gay rights group has filed an official complaint saying a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist a “good man” during sentencing treated him favorably because he was a Mormon bishop. Mark Lawrence of Restore our Humanity says the group sent the complaint Thursday […]

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The Latest: Utah girl shot in head by teens leaves hospital

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah girl who survived being shot in the head by two teens in a crime that shocked her small town is leaving the hospital after more than two months and says she can’t wait to see her favorite horse, “Junior.” Deserae Turner spoke Thursday […]

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Utah governor declines to say if he’ll run for re-election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Though Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has said he won’t run for re-election in 2020, he appears to be toying with the idea after joking about seeking another term and refusing to clarify his comments. The Republican governor was asked if he’d run for re-election during […]

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