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Some relatives of man killed by police settle lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:21am

Though a wrongful death lawsuit is still pending, part of a legal fight connected to a man fatally shot by Salt Lake City police in 2014 has been settled.

Utah inspectors reduce cattle rustling, horse thefts with proactive approach

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:00am

Utah may be well past its pioneer era, but a crime from the days of the Wild West still rears its head — in 2016 — on the Beehive State’s open range.

EPA paying $1 million in response costs after mine spill

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:42am

The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is reimbursing states, tribes and local governments about $1 million for their costs after the agency accidentally triggered a massive wastewater spill from a Colorado mine.

Nationwide settlement with Pfizer nets Utah $648K

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:01am

Utah will get $648,000 as part of a multimillion dollar nationwide settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals over allegations of underpaying rebates in a Medicaid drug program.

1 man dead, another in police custody after stabbing in Smithfield

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:15pm

One man was dead and another man was in custody Thursday evening after a fatal stabbing in Smithfield, police said.

Hours long response times plaguing Salt Lake City Police Department

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:50pm

In the hours it took a Salt Lake City Police Department patrol officer to head to a call of a suspicious vehicle near 700 South and 500 East chances are the vehicle and the person who reported it were long gone.

LDS missionary Mason Wells returns home after Brussels bombing

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:32pm

More than five weeks after suffering second-degree burns and serious shrapnel injuries in the Brussels airport terrorist attack that wounded three other Mormon missionaries, Mason Wells returned to his Sandy, Utah home Thursday afternoon.

2 Highland High students arrested for threatening school shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:23pm

Two Highland High School students were arrested Wednesday for investigation of making terroristic threats against the school.

Police arrest man who allegedly stole pricey rare guitar

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:22pm

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said.

Police looking for 'aggressive' solicitors walking into homes

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:18pm

A community in Lehi is on edge after aggressive solicitors made their way into some of the homes. In one instance an apparent solicitor opened an unlocked door, luckily homeowners were there at the time and asked her to leave.

LDS Church donates to organization that fights child abuse, helps victims recover

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:06pm

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and for the second year in a row, the LDS Church is giving a public show of support to community efforts to not only prevent abuse, but to support those who have been abused.

New test ordered for woman accused of leaving baby in trash

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:43pm

A Utah woman accused of leaving her newborn in the trash will undergo a new psychological test to see if she has any underlying mental illness that could be treated at the Utah State Hospital, authorities said Thursday.

4 semis, other vehicles crash on I-15 in stormy conditions near Beaver

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:21pm

Stormy weather caused a rapid series of wrecks Thursday afternoon about 10 miles south of Beaver, including four involving semitrailers, police said.

Vivint matches $20K donation supporting Velour venue owner

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:03pm

As long as there has been a Provo music scene, there has been Corey Fox. The music community, now along with Vivint Smart Home, is trying to make sure that stays the case for a while longer.

4 men charged with theft, vandalism at Timpanogos Cave

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 6:35pm

Four men face federal charges for allegedly vandalizing a historic building and stealing rescue gear at Timpanogos Cave National Monument more than a year ago.

K-9 dead, man injured in police standoff

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 6:31pm

A police K-9 was shot and killed late Wednesday, leading to a four-hour standoff before a SWAT team took the suspected gunman into custody.

Colorado man dies in fall from cliff in Garfield County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 6:27pm

A Colorado man fell to his death while on a camping trip at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, police said Thursday.

Home caretakers stage sting operation, shoot alleged burglar

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 5:16pm

Police say a Salt Lake man wanting to protect his elderly mother-in-law's home from burglars went a little too far.

6 people overdose, die in Utah per week; officials encourage drug disposal

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:17pm

Utah has the fourth highest number of deaths related to prescription drug overdose in the country, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Cottonwood Heights defends police use of prescription drug database

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 3:33pm

Utah authorities say police didn't violate the rights of two firefighters when they accessed their prescription records without a warrant during an investigation into ambulance drug thefts.