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  1. Utah judge is '98 percent' sure he will grant new trial to convicted wife killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Salt Lake Tribune

    File photo Conrad Truman prepares to leave the courtroom for transport to the Utah State Prison following his sentencing at 4th District Court in Provo in Feb. File photo Conrad Truman prepares to leave the courtroom for transport to the Utah State Prison following his sentencing at 4th District Court in Provo in Feb. Provo a A judge says he's "98 percent" sure he will grant a new trial for an Orem man who is imprisoned for shooting his wife in the head in 2012. Although 4th District Judge Samuel McVey didn't issue a ruling from the bench on Thursday, he told attorneys that he will likely give Conrad Mark Truman, 34, another trial due to incorrect measurements of his home that were presented to jurors during a 2014 trial.

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  2. Man wanted for questioning in Tooele fire arrested on warrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Deseret News

    ... and a second shoplifting case, a third-degree felony. He was sentenced to up to five years at the Utah State Prison for the shoplifting convictions, court records state. In 2011 he was convicted of attempted forgery and theft, both class A ...

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  3. 'I don't know if I'll ever drive again,' says woman who hit, killed girl in crosswalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KSL-TV

    This week, during her parole hearing at the Utah State Prison, she said she regretted not addressing Natalie Amalathithada in court that day. Lundberg was convicted of hitting Amalathithada and her 6-year-old daughter, Ambrosia, when the two were in a crosswalk.

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  4. Woman who hit, killed girl in crosswalk rambles during parole hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Deseret News

    ... daughter in a crosswalk in 2012, killing the young girl. This week, during her parole hearing at the Utah State Prison, she said she regretted not addressing Natalie Amalathithada in court that day. Lundberg was convicted of hitting Amalathithada ...

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  5. Inmate promises his next release will last more than 6 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KSL-TV

    ... charge of manslaughter, a second-degree felony, in 2003. He was sentenced to one to 15 years at the Utah State Prison. Barton was first paroled in 2009. Because of parole violations - mainly struggles with addiction - Barton has been sent back to ...

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  6. Prison site development moves forward; lawmakers consider 'death with dignity' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSL-TV

    ... a nationwide search for consultants to come up with a plan for transforming the current site of the Utah State Prison into a technology hub. The commission expects to spend $500,000 on the first phase of planning for the 700 acres located at the ...

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  7. Another step forward in development of prison site at Point of the MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSL-TV

    The Point of the Mountain Development Commission on Wednesday approved a nationwide search for consultants to come up with a plan for transforming the current site of the Utah State Prison into a technology hub. The commission expects to spend $500,000 on the first phase of planning for the 700 acres located at the Point of the Mountain in Draper, the center of Utah's "Silicon Slopes" technology corridor along I-15.

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  8. Legislature commits $10 million to new stadium at Utah State FairparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Deseret News

    ... be a "breath of fresh air" for Salt Lake's west side after the Legislature chose last year to relocate the Utah State Prison west of Salt Lake City International Airport. Mayor Jackie Biskupski commended the Legislature for "recognizing the key ...

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  9. Salt Lake City decides if you can't stop a new prison, make money off itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of the Salt Lake City International Airport. After unsuccessfully fighting to avoid hosting a relocated Utah State Prison, Salt Lake City is now preparing for an economic boon spurred by the facility. The city's urban-renewal agency voted Tuesday to ...

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  10. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Walter Andrew White, who has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Walter Andrew White, who has served 10 years in prison so far for child-abuse homicide, enters room for his first parole hearing Monday July 12 at the Utah State Prison in Draper. White, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to up to 15 years behind bars in connection with a suicide pact that resulted in the 2006 death of 16-year-old Samantha Mikesell.

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  11. Court Report, July 2-5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Park Record

    ... C misdemeanor. For the third-degree felony charge, the court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison. That sentence was stayed and the court imposed a 60-day jail sentence. For the Class A misdemeanor, the court imposed a ...

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  12. Canyons School District settles lawsuit with family of girl molested on busRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KSL-TV

    ... He is appealing the 19 concurrent sentences of 15 years to life he was ordered to serve in the Utah State Prison. The settlement is a financial agreement only and does not prescribe any policy changes for the school district, Haney said. He ...

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  13. It's Debatable: An appeal for, against appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    This is the firing squad execution chamber at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah, as it was photographed in 2010. A new state report found each death row inmate in Utah costs $1.66 million more in taxpayer money than one sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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  14. Court Report, June 25-28, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Park Record

    According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, June 20, in Third District Court at the Summit County Justice Center: Lugardo De Jesus Ramos, 29, of Salt Lake City, was sentenced for the offense of possession or use of a controlled substance, a third-degree felony, and impaired driving, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison for possession or use of a controlled substance and a 180-day jail sentence for impaired driving.

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  15. Prison inmate dies days after found unresponsive in cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Deseret News

    A Utah State Prison inmate found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday died Friday due to his injuries, according to prison officials. Rainey P. Manyhides, 20, was found hanging in his cell in the Uinta Facility at approximately 9:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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  16. Utah inmate dies three days after being found hanging, unresponsiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Utah State Prison inmate died Friday from injuries sustained in what appears to have been a suicide attempt earlier in the week. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Adams said Rainey P. Manyhides, 20, was found by prison staff hanging and unresponsive in his cell in the Uinta Facility about 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

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  17. Sheriff's office names deputy who shot man threatening to kill teen girliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | KSL-TV

    ... Utah County Sheriff's Office, Lawrenson worked six years with the Utah Department of Corrections at the Utah State Prison. An Eagle Mountain man shot and killed by an officer Sunday night as police say he was holding his 17-year-old niece hostage ...

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  18. Utah officials urged to 'think big' about developing post-prison DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The swath of land beneath the Utah State Prison in Draper could become one of the most valuable and important pieces of real estate in state history, leaders heard Monday as they began to chart the site's future. Describing its development potential as "amazing," "remarkable" and "once-in-a-lifetime," experts urged state and local officials to "think big" if they hope to take full advantage of nearly 700 acres set to open up at Point of the Mountain, when the prison is eventually moved to west of Salt Lake International Airport.

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  19. Point of the Mountain development: 'Are we thinking big enough?' economist asks commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... from Midvale to Pleasant Grove is "economic history in the making." With the fight over relocation of the Utah State Prison now in the rearview mirror, the task ahead involves coming up with a plan for a larger area referred to as ''Silicon Slopes," ...

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  20. Panel looking at future of prison land to hire consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. A new commission looking to redevelop the site of Utah's aging state prison in a Salt Lake City suburb is holding its first meeting.

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