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  1. 2016 Sterling Scholar candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Deseret News

    Granger High School Sterling Scholar candidates talk while waiting for their turn to be judged during Sterling Scholar semifinals in West Jordan, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012.

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  2. West Bountiful gets $25K grant for new basketball courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Deseret News

    Tyler Carsen plays on a new community basketball court, sponsored by the Utah Jazz, at the Ron Wood Park in West Jordan on Friday, May 30, 2014. The Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities have awarded West Bountiful a $25,000 grant to help build a new community basketball court The Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities have awarded West Bountiful a $25,000 grant to help build a new community basketball court.

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  3. Fremont man accused of killing uncle now faces charges as adultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Deseret News

    A Wayne County man accused of choking his uncle to death when he was 17 has been ordered to face the charges as an adult. Dallas Hamilton, now 18, is charged with manslaughter, a second-degree felony, and failing to report the finding of a dead human body, a class B misdemeanor, in the death of his uncle, Jerimiah Randall James, 32. Sixth District Juvenile Judge Paul Lyman certified Hamilton to face the charges as an adult Tuesday.

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  4. Salt Lake County landfill employee charged with misuse of public moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Deseret News

    Food items sit in a pile of trash as employees work Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at the Salt Lake Valley landfill.

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  5. Feds arrest man wanted in Pleasant Grove attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Deseret News

    A Taylorsville man wanted for attempted murder, aggravated kidnapping and other felony offenses was arrested Wednesday evening by the U.S. Marshals Service. Michael Alvillar, 35, was detained by the agency's Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Force after it surrounded a West Jordan home near 6300 South and 5000 West.

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  6. Utah lawmaker earns $135K salary for public lands pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Deseret News

    A Utah-based nonprofit waging a full-time campaign for Western states to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands spent almost half of its revenue on salaries for its co-founder, a Utah lawmaker, and his wife. Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, received a $135,000 salary for serving as president of the American Lands Council in 2014, according to the group's most recent federal tax return.

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  7. West Jordan man who risked being burned alive to save pilot is honored by Carnegie Hero FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Deseret News

    West Jordan emergency crews respond Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, to a plane crash at the Soccer Complex, 7965 S. 4000 West. The plane, carrying a family of three from Boise, Idaho, crashed on takeoff from the South Valley Regional Airport.

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  8. My view: A right to vote for our elected leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Deseret News

    We live in a country governed as a democratic republic. It's too bad our Utah Republican Party leaders and a minority faction of Republican members don't agree with that.

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  9. New sentence ordered for West Jordan man who killed toddler in DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Deseret News

    A West Jordan man serving a maximum of 45 years in prison after he was found to have drugs in his system in a crash that killed an 18-month-old boy will get a new sentence, the Utah State Court of Appeals has ordered. In an opinion handed down Thursday, the appellate court agreed with Thomas Randall Ainsworth, 59, that conflicting statutes in Utah law made him eligible for a second-degree felony conviction and a one-to-15-year prison sentence while similar offenders with greater levels of intoxication would only face third-degree felony charges.

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  10. West Jordan leaders seek to keep City Hall civil in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Deseret News

    West Jordan City Councilman Dirk Burton was elected in November 2015 to represent District 2. He was sworn into office Jan. 4, 2016. Infighting, lawsuits, and accusations of hostility and harassment have plagued West Jordan City Hall for the past several years.

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  11. Police: Drunk driver takes out power box, crashes into West Jordan homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Deseret News

    An intoxicated West Jordan man was arrested Sunday after crashing into an electrical power box and then into a nearby home, knocking out power and severing a gas line, according to police. About 2:15 a.m., a man identified as Alex Cushing, 27, drove his Pontiac GTO over a stop sign and into the power box at 4891 W. Banquet Avenue, according to West Jordan police officer Nelson Vargas.

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  12. State education funding priorities: Paying for pupil influx, local needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Deseret News

    Students gather in the commons area as school ends at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. A growing student population and locally controlled funding for schools remain top-of-mind for state and education leaders with the start of the 2016 legislative session two weeks away.

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  13. 1 critically injured in crash that shut down Redwood RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Deseret News

    A man was critically injured in a two-vehicle collision that shut down Redwood Road in both directions Friday morning. At 6:45 a.m., a white pickup was heading north on Redwood Road when it collided with a red passenger vehicle near 8400 S. Redwood Road, according to West Jordan police officer Scott List.

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  14. Man charged with burning down house in scuffle with in-law, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Deseret News

    Brandon Wayne Morgan, 36, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Friday after police say he lit his house on fire and tried to attack family members. A West Jordan man was charged Tuesday for allegedly attacking his brother-in-law with a machete, burning down his own house with five pets inside, and confronting the police officers who rescued him from the fire.

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  15. TRAX train crash witness: 'I've never seen anything like it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Deseret News

    An investigator looks at a derailed TRAX car after an accident involving a car and a Green Line train at the intersection of North Temple and 600 West in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Police say the car ran through a rail crossing barrier and hit the train, derailing the front car and sending it over an overpass wall.

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  16. Train crash witness: 'I've never seen anything like it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Deseret News

    An investigator looks at a derailed TRAX car after an accident involving a car and a Green Line train at the intersection of North Temple and 600 West in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Police say the car ran through a rail crossing barrier and hit the train, derailing the front car and sending it over an overpass wall.

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  17. Financial firsts: 7 things to keep in mind when buying your first homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Deseret News

    Brittany and Ernesto Gonzalez decorate a guest room to prepare for Ernesto's parents coming to visit at home in West Jordan on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. But when Ernesto landed an indefinite contract as a translator and Brittany got a job as a lab technician at a local hospital, they began their search for a house to officially plant roots for the first time in Utah.

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  18. Boy, 15, arrested after machete incident with motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Deseret News

    A 15-year-old boy was in police custody after officers said he brandished a machete at his mother during a dispute over a board game. West Jordan Police Sgt.

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  19. Police identify man in alleged arson incident in West JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Deseret News

    Body-camera footage released Friday shows officers pulling a wounded suicidal man from a West Jordan home that burned to a total loss Thursday evening. That man was identified Friday as Brandon Morgan, 36, who was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated arson, aggravated assault, domestic violence and aggravated cruelty to animals.

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  20. Police rescue combative suicidal man from burning West Jordan homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Deseret News

    Police rescued an armed suicidal man from a home as it went up in flames Thursday evening, according to the West Jordan Police Department. Police arrived at the home near 6700 South and 3200 West around 6 p.m. after receiving a call that a suicidal man was hurting himself and attacking family members, said West Jordan police officer Ian Adams.

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