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17 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Woman Pleads to Stop Alimony Paid to Ex-Husband Accused of Killing New Husband

Paying alimony to an ex-spouse can be one of those grin-and-bear-it obligations for some, but it's an especially galling burden for a Utah woman whose ex-husband stands accused of killing her new husband.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lindon, UT

18 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Man arrested after alleged drug binge, beating wife

A man who police say went on a drug binge and abused his wife for several days, causing serious injuries, was arrested Monday.

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Yesterday | Deseret News

Letter: Police brutality

In the wake of the recent police shootings in Utah and Missouri, the character of our nation comes to light.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Pig 'wrestling' is backward animal cruelty

Just a comment on Paul Rolly's column on the pig "wrestling," or whatever you want to call it, and jamming it into a barrel.

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Related Topix: Opinion

KSL-TV

Trial date set for Orem man accused of killing wife

At a final pretrial conference Monday afternoon, attorneys agreed for jury selection to begin on Sept.

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Related Topix: Orem, UT, South Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Tests: Utah woman drunk in crash that killed her, teen girl

Toxicology test results confirm that an Eagle Mountain woman was intoxicated when she caused a July 21 crash on State Road 73 in Utah County that killed both her and a teenage girl.

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Related Topix: Eagle Mountain, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Sex abuse sentencing postponed for Martin MacNeill

MacNeill was scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon, but apparently was delayed due to a motion to dismiss filed earlier this month by MacNeill's attorney, Randall Spencer.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pleasant Grove, UT

KSL-TV

1st Utahn diagnosed with West Nile fever

The first human case of West Nile virus in Utah for 2014 was announced by the Salt Lake County Health Department Monday.

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Related Topix: Utah, West Nile Virus, Health, Salt Lake County, UT, Springville, UT, Orem, UT

Water Online

What Drought? Deep Drilling For Groundwater Yields Rewards

The Utah Water District took a unique approach to discover new water for a rising population, with better-than-expected results.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Central, UT, Vineyard, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: Speaker Lockhart changing political alliances

They say politics makes for strange bedfellows. It also can generate coalitions from former enemy camps, depending on the needs of the players involved.

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Related Topix: Provo, UT, Draper, UT, Mapleton, UT, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County

Ballet West celebrated the opening of a dance training academy in Lehi on Friday.

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Related Topix: Lehi, UT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah County man who shot wife convicted of first-degree murder

Provo a A jury found Tracy Scott guilty of first-degree felony murder after about eight hours of deliberating Friday night.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Provo, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Deseret News

Six arrested in suspected Spanish Fork drug house

The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force along with Spanish Fork police served a warrant at 867 E. 100 North.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spanish Fork, UT

Deseret News

Six arrested in suspected Spanish Fork drug house

The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force along with Spanish Fork police served a warrant at 867 E. 100 North.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spanish Fork, UT

KSL-TV

Police make arrests at suspected drug house, place 2 kids in protective custody

The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force along with Spanish Fork police served a warrant at 867 E. 100 North.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Spanish Fork, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Ex-student arrested for Westlake High bomb threats

A former student has been arrested on felony charges for allegedly making technologically "sophisticated" bomb threats that cancelled the first day of classes at a Saratoga Springs high school earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, UT, Terrorism

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Commission salary reviewed

When the Tooele County Commissioners voted to raise their salary by 3.75 percent this week, their new annual salary became $65,396.The salary of a county commissioner in counties just above and below Tooele County in population are less than a Tooele County Commissioner - but demographic and organizational differences make a direct comparison ... (more)

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Related Topix: Box Elder County, UT, Cache County, UT, Summit County, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Thoughtless imbecility of target shooters

When I read in The Tribune that vandals in the Lake Mountains of Utah County had painted a dozen or more targets for large-caliber shooting near 1,000-year-old Fremont Indian rock art, I felt a surge of anger, all too familiar in the wake of the grinning Goblin topplers, at this latest example of thoughtless imbecility.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Bomb threat cancels first day of classes at Saratoga Springs high school

A bomb threat cancelled classes Tuesday on what was supposed to be the first day of the new school year for West Lake High School in Saratoga Springs.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSL-TV

Low-cost cash bail sparks complaints against Utah County judges

Millions of dollars are spent each year to take criminals off the streets. Now a practice in Utah County has sparked a courtroom controversy involving bail bondsmen, judges and seemingly cheap bail for many jailbirds.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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