Report: Errors led to release of man who killed officer
A series of procedural problems, muddled paperwork and miscommunication about new criminal charges led to the release of a prison inmate who weeks later shot and killed a police officer and wounded another during a shootout, a new review has found.
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Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted Feb 5th - 4:20pm
Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Feb 5th - 4:16pm
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog that officials say is no cause for rejoicing.
Megan Marsden Christensen | Posted Feb 5th - 3:52pm
Monetary awards adding up to $100,000 were on the line for six innovative competitors at this year's RootsTech conference.
Natalie Crofts | Posted Feb 5th - 3:28pm
A SWAT situation is underway in Clinton after a man with five warrants out for his arrest barricaded himself inside a house Friday, police said.
John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 5th - 2:18pm
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Scott Sonner and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press | Posted Feb 5th - 2:11pm
The southwestern United States has already begun a long-predicted shift into a decidedly drier climate, a new study looking at the last 35 years of weather pattern concluded.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 5th - 1:42pm
President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for his job.
KSL.com | Posted Feb 5th - 12:52pm
Legislation roundup: An $11.5 million bill that would expand public preschools gained early approval, Utah students marched at the Capitol to battle the "pollution monster" and lawmakers are being warned that they might have less tax money to spend this year.
Josh Furlong | Posted Feb 5th - 12:19pm
Utah found itself on the losing side after controlling a 10-point lead late in the game against Oregon State. While the ending could be pinned on one player, it was a overall team effort that lead to Utah's demise.
Herb Scribner, Deseret News National | Posted Feb 5th - 11:58am
The World Health Organization has asked for a move that would require people to be 18 years old before watching a movie that includes smoking.
Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 5th - 11:52am
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Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 5th - 11:30am
If you live and work in Utah, chances are you know the pain of clocking in to work on a prime ski day. Fortunately, the tech sphere is full of awesome ski perks. Check out these nine Utah companies that are leading the way in employee ski benefits.
Sean Walker | Posted Feb 5th - 11:17am
Remember the young BYU fan who refused to flash the 'U' with his Sandy-area classmates when called upon? He was in the Marriott Center during BYU's win over No. 25 Saint Mary's on Thursday night.
Daphne Chen | Posted Feb 5th - 10:15am
Family are holding funeral services for LaVoy Finicum, the Arizona rancher who was one of the most recognizable faces of the armed occupation of the federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon, today in Kanab.
Jasen Lee | Posted Feb 5th - 9:46am
The Salt Lake area housing market experienced near historic growth in 2015, and this year is predicted to be another "very good year," a new report states. This year is primed to be another year of double-digit increases in existing homes sales.
Carina Storrs, Special to CNN | Posted Feb 5th - 8:30am
A booster vaccine for whooping cough, which many states require for middle school-aged children, does not provide long-lasting protection, a study finds.
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