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9 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Caretaker arrested for allegedly stealing from elderly woman

A woman hired to be a caretaker for an elderly woman with dementia has been arrested for allegedly stealing her money.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Midvale, UT

10 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair

At the recent Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair, several Tooele County School District students brought home special honors and represented their respective schools well.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Tooele County, UT, Tooele, UT

23 hrs ago | Deseret News

Salt Lake County Jail temporarily stops charging inmates

We did it as a precautionary basis until the discussions are concluded about Davis County.

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Related Topix: Prison, Davis County, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Prior to fatal courtroom shooting, Utah defendant promised to behave

Less than an hour before he suddenly charged at a witness during a federal racketeering trial and was shot and fatally wounded by a U.S. marshal, Siale Angilau had a casual conversation with the judge in which he promised to be on his "best behavior."

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Weber County, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

The Spectrum

Former AG explains bid for commission

I bought property here almost 40 years ago. No one would deny Washington County is one of the most beautiful places in the world.

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Related Topix: Washington County, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Calm Wednesday but thousands still without power

Thousands of Utah residents are still without power Wednesday morning, mostly in Summit and Salt Lake counties, in the wake of Tuesday's windstorm.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Summit County, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Shurtleff a suspected 'spy' for wealthy defendant, report says

How former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff handled the prosecution of a wealthy Salt Lake businessman had attorneys in his office wondering if he was a "spy" in the case, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, University of Utah

KSL-TV

Lawsuit needed to access records of alleged jail sexual assault

A man who alleges he was sexually assaulted while incarcerated in the Salt Lake County Jail will need to file a lawsuit to gain access to reports related to the events.

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Related Topix: Prison

Salt Lake Tribune

Hearing for West Valley City cop who shot Danielle Willard pauses after request to close

The hearing determining whether the police officer who fired the shot that killed Danielle Willard can have his job back paused Wednesday morning after a request to close the hearing arose.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

County holds off on dropping annexation protest

Supporters of annexing Olympus Hills neighborhood into Holladay will have to wait a little longer to see the move take place.

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Related Topix: Holladay, UT

KSL-TV

New UHP helicopter helps end high-speed chase

Speeds reached 120 mph as state troopers chased a couple of men 90 miles from Summit County to Weber County Monday.

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Related Topix: Weber County, UT, Summit County, UT, Coalville, UT, Ogden, UT

KSL-TV

U. first university to launch community solar program

The University of Utah is becoming the first university in the country to sponsor a community solar program, offering discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for students and other university associated residents.

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Related Topix: Utah, University of Utah, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

KSL-TV

5 ways Utahns can celebrate Earth Day

A day dedicated to celebrating the planet and its myriad resources may sound like another arbitrary holiday designed by corporations to sell more products - but its origins and celebrations are rooted in respect and renewal.

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Related Topix: Utah, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KSL-TV

Sex abuse survivors share stories, prevention tips in town hall meeting

A tough topic got the spotlight at a Salt Lake County town hall meeting Monday night, as experts and victims discussed sex abuse and the cost it can impose on the whole community.

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Utah Business

Salt Lake County Buys Properties for Parks and Public Works Departments

Salt Lake County has purchased land and an industrial property in West Jordan that are planned to be the future home of a centralized operations center for Salt Lake County's Parks Department and County Public Works.

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Related Topix: West Jordan, UT

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KSL-TV

Study: UT population to nearly double by 2050

Utah's population is expected to soar 86 percent by 2050 from 2.9 million to 5.4 million, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Utah, Davis County, UT, Utah County, UT, Provo, UT, Wasatch County, UT

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Man arrested in murder of Taylorsville woman

A man suspected of murdering a retired elementary school teacher was three hours away from boarding a plane to El Salvador when police caught him.

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Related Topix: Taylorsville, UT

KSL-TV

Words carry a lot of weight in battle against obesity, researchers say

Men and women trickled into a small conference room Tuesday morning in Provo. Before they could take their seats, they were asked to step on a scale.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah same-sex marriage opponents hope case not undone by technicality

The Salt Lake Tribune) l-r Chantel Buhler and spouse Laura Fernandez are officially married by the Rev.

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Related Topix: Utah, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Salt Lake Tribune

Big, pricey future Utah highway projects unveiled

The Utah Transportation Commission on Friday unveiled the next highway projects it plans to fund - including rebuilding a key stretch of Interstate 215 in Salt Lake County, improving the "spaghetti bowl" interchange, and converting more stretches of Bangerter Highway into true freeway.

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Related Topix: Utah, Taylorsville, UT, West Jordan, UT, Riverton, UT, Utah County, UT

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