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2 hrs ago | Deseret News

Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

James Scot Fullmer, 47, turned himself in to Sandy police Wednesday after learning that investigators were looking for him, according to Sandy Police Sgt.

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Related Topix: Sandy, UT

4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty

After a New Mexico man ended up pleading guilty to mere misdemeanor in the traffic death of 3rd District Judge Anthony Quinn, the Salt Lake County District Attorney says legislators may consider changing the law so the punishment better matches the crime.

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Related Topix: Millcreek, UT, Davis County, UT

7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

TribTalk: Trib Talk: McAdams on preschools, annexa...

Consider this scenario: Government chips in with a group of private investors to fund a privately run social program, such as a school counseling center or a health clinic.

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11 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Eatery That Served Toxic Tea Had Labeling Citation

A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling.

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Related Topix: Drink, Soft Drinks, South Jordan, UT

15 hrs ago | Park Record

County Council to hold public hearing

The Summit County Council will hold a public hearing for the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District at about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Rena Jordan, district director, in a past work session said the bond will be used for the acquisition of open space, expanding recreation facilities, and maintenance and development of trails.

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Related Topix: Summit County, UT, Wasatch County, UT, Park City, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

County Council lines up behind unified 911 system

Salt Lake County is closer to having a single computer-aided dispatch system for all of its public-safety agencies.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Park Record

Public defenders believe in their roles

In the United States, even if you cannot afford a lawyer, you will have one defending you and your rights.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Summit County, UT, Drugs, Park City, UT

KSL-TV

Officer's body camera captures fatal 7-Eleven shooting

The police officer who shot and killed Dillon Taylor captured the incident on his body camera, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, South Salt Lake, UT

Deseret News

S.L. officer captured Dillon Taylor shooting on body camera

The body of a man who was shot in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store at 2102 S. State is covered on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in South Salt Lake.

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Related Topix: South Salt Lake, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: Export-Import Bank crucial to B...

In recent years, aerospace companies such as Boeing have expanded their manufacturing in Utah for a variety of reasons: a skilled and productive work force, a state government that promotes policies hospitable to business, a first-rate university system and an ability to attract and retain talent due to an exceptional quality of life.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Utah, West Jordan, UT, Opinion

Daily Mail

Grandmother who drank lye accidentally put in her iced tea is improving say doctors

The woman who nearly died after drinking the industrial cleaning solution lye in an iced tea she bought from a Utah restaurant last week is slowly improving.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, South Jordan, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah health inspectors close sushi restaurant, taco cart

Salt Lake County Health Department inspectors closed a sushi restaurant in Midvale and a taco cart in Kearns last week for creating "imminent health hazards."

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Related Topix: Midvale, UT, Kearns, UT

Deseret News

Millcreek to host car show, movie night

Salt Lake County and the Millceek Community Council will sponsor a classic car show, dinner and movie night on Friday, Aug. 29, at Big Cottonwood Regional Park, 4300 S. 1300 East.

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Related Topix: Millcreek, UT

The Winnipeg Free Press

Prosecutor determining if charges are warranted in case involving chemicals in restaurant tea

The Utah police agency investigating how iced tea that a woman drank at a restaurant ended up laced with an industrial cleaning solution is forwarding its findings to prosecutors to determine if anybody should be charged.

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Related Topix: Drink, Soft Drinks, South Jordan, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City arts groups' to help end homelessness

The Salt Lake Tribune) They might not be the Beatles photographed crossing Abbey Road, but these Salt Lake City performers are crossing Broadway to publicize the resident companies of the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, the busy arts venue that some know only as "the building across the street from Squatter's."

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Arts, Dance, Theater

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Deseret News

Escaped inmate leads police on brief chase before capture

An inmate who escaped from the Salt Lake County Jail's garden led police on a brief manhunt Sunday night.

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KSL-TV

Man charged with child abuse after beating 5-year-old daughter

A man was charged with second-degree felony child abuse after police say he hit his 5-year-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Cottonwood Heights, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake County announces year-long study to reduce recidivism

Salt Lake County has enlisted experts to undertake a yearlong study of the county's criminal justice system.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Motorcycle ride to support sober-living for ex-inmates

The "Free At Last" benefit ride was designed to benefit men recently released from jail for substance related offenses.

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Deseret News

Utah police agencies address 'militarization' questions

Helmeted officers in camouflage and sharpshooters with automatic weapons atop a heavily armored vehicle descended on a small Missouri town this week to quell demonstrations against the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.

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Related Topix: West Valley City, UT

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