Utah County Newswire

Utah County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Utah County, UT.

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  1. A.G. Reyes highlights arrests, but offers few detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes called a press conference Thursday to let Utahns know his office is serious about investigating and prosecuting human trafficking and crimes against children. In the press conference at the state Capitol, investigators said that among arrests made by 25 police agencies since Jan. 1, including some just this week, there were 16 arrests that illustrate the issues that law enforcement are combatting in the state.

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  2. Rolly: Attention GOP conspiracy kooks: Obama-led radicals posing as Mormon Sunday school teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... arrived early and waited in line between "some nice middle-age housewives from Sandy and some students from Utah County," Jeremy said. When the doors opened, the Grimshaws found seats on an aisle, about 10 rows from the stage. At one point, a KSL-TV ...

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  3. Colorado Jumps on the 21 BandwagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | CSP

    ... they're not going to pick it up until a much later age," Marla Brannum, a public health education technician at Utah County Tobacco Prevention, testified during the Utah hearing. The push comes despite the fact that Colorado and Utah have very low ...

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  4. Police: Woman held against her will texted 'help me' to friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Police are investigating after they say an 18-year-old woman was held against her will and began texting a friend asking for help. Just before 11 a.m. Tuesday, police received a call from a woman who said her 18-year-old friend had texted her saying she was being held against her will in the West Mountain area, west of Payson in Utah County, Sgt.

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  5. Woman held against her will in Utah County, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A 41-year-old man held an 18-year-old woman against her will overnight in his West Mountain home. The woman had been dropped off at the home Monday night to "pick up property," said Utah County Lt.

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  6. Police: Man arrested after West Mountain kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KSL-TV

    A 41-year-old Payson man was arrested after police said he kidnapped an 18-year-old woman and held her against her will Tuesday. Police received a call about a possible kidnapping situation involving a woman at a home near 8600 South and 5600 West at about 10:45 a.m., according to Utah County Sheriff's Lt.

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  7. Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Deseret News

    "I'd like you to turn to your neighbor and ask them whether you'd rather have dinner with President Washington or President Lincoln," Sarah Brinton told several dozen people gathered outside the historic courthouse in Provo on Monday. Those Utah County residents were there to show their displeasure with Congressman Jason Chaffetz.

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  8. Woman uses puppets to help kids build healthy teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Deseret News

    While Utah County's youngest elementary students are learning the alphabet and how to read, Sharon Wiest is helping them learn how to take good care of their teeth, too. Wiest has been organizing assemblies and using marionettes to teach important dental lessons, including brushing twice a day, flossing once a day and visiting the dentist, at schools from Alpine to Cedar Valley each February for the past 25 years.

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  9. Teacher charged with rape accused of sex with another boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Daily Mail

    ... taught him again in her class in 2016. The woman was arrested on January 24, and is currently being held in the Utah County jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.

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  10. Police: Man arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle with 2 juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KSL-TV

    A man was arrested Sunday after police say he led officers on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon with two juveniles, including his younger sister, inside. Tristian Thomas Anderson, 19, of Spanish Fork, was arrested and booked into Utah County Jail on suspicion of vehicle theft, a second-degree felony, as well as two counts of child endangerment and delivering drug paraphernalia to someone under the age of 18 and evading police, each a third-degree felonies, and possession of marijuana, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and reckless driving, each misdemeanors.

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  11. Jury scam targets everyone - even law enforcersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KSL-TV

    Those behind the ongoing jury warrant scam will apparently try to con anyone a including one of the top investigators in the Utah County Attorney's Office. Scott Finch is a sergeant with the Utah County Attorney Office's Bureau of Investigations.

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  12. Utah County teacher accused of having sex with a student faces more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Utah County school teacher already accused of having sex and giving alcohol to a student is facing additional charges after another student reported to police that he also had sex with the woman. Sarah Lindsay Lewis, 27, was charged last month in 4th District Court with first-degree felony rape, along with felony witness tampering and two misdemeanor counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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  13. Bill would make attempted strangulation a felony crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Deseret News

    ... bill is exactly what we need," said Donna Kelly, a deputy district attorney for Salt Lake County and former Utah County prosecutor. If someone fires a gun at another and they miss, causing no injuries, it's considered attempted homicide, Kelly ...

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  14. Utah County GOP Official Resigns Post After Criticizing State Equal Pay BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | News Max

    A Utah County Republican has resigned from his position as vice chair of the Wasatch County Republican Party in Utah after receiving harsh criticism for writing a letter saying equal pay for women has consequences, the Washington Post reports. James Green, in a letter to the editor published Wednesday by the Wasatch Wave and the Park Record, said that men have earned "more money than women in the workplace because they are considered the primary breadwinners for the families."

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  15. Officers arrest 18-year-old man accused of threatening Provo police in Snapchat postRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | KSL-TV

    ... police dispatchers received multiple calls from people about the message. Provo police, with help from the Utah County Major Crimes Task Force, located and arrested Robinson Friday afternoon, a police press release issued Saturday said. He was ...

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  16. Letter: Public's rage rises from gerrymanderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ntinue to dismiss and ignore Salt Lake County voters because he can easily slide to victory every two years with Utah County and rural county voters to dilute the impact of his slice of Salt Lake County.

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  17. Spanish Fork teacher faces new charge of raping 2nd studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KSL-TV

    ... was accused of having sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old boy on Jan. 4 in her home. Earlier this week, the Utah County Attorney's Office charged Lewis with providing alcohol and having illegal sexual relations with a second student, according to ...

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  18. Additional charges filed after second student alleges he had sex with Utah County teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Utah County school teacher already accused of having sex and giving alcohol to a student is facing additional charges after another student reported to police that he also had sex with the woman. Sarah Lindsay Lewis, 27, was charged last month in 4th District Court with first-degree felony rape, along with felony witness tampering and two misdemeanor counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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  19. Susan Hunt to get 1/3 of civil lawsuit settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Deseret News

    ... confrontation resulted in the 22-year-old being shot six times in the back as he ran away from the officers. The Utah County Attorney's Office determined the officers' actions were legally justified. In January 2015, Sykes and the Hunt family filed ...

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  20. Tribune Editorial: Time to end Utah's school grading systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) Intro to algebra teacher Jennilyn Derbidge helps a student with an assignment in her Math 1010 class at the Utah County Academy of Sciences school in this file image. UCAS maintained its A grade from last year in the new school letter grades released Monday.

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