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3 hrs ago | Salt Lake City Weekly

Members of the Public Rip UTA Over Recent Audit and Bus Service

A legislative audit released this week dumped 133 pages of damning findings on the Utah Transit Authority, pummeling the agency for everything from fat executive bonuses to the questionable decision to pre pay a developer $10 million up front for a parking garage that the developer never even submitted official plans for.

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Related Topix: Draper, UT

6 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Police: Vandal caught after falsely reporting own truck as stolen

Occupants of a truck damaged numerous mailboxes and cars by hitting them with a baseball bat early Wednesday morning, police said.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood Heights, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Deseret News

Parents say daughter didn't understand her actions when she put baby in trash

An officer escorts an unidentified woman from a home in Kearns after a recently born baby was found in a trash bin of a home next door, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 The distraught parents of a Kearns woman accused of disposing of her newborn daughter in a trash say their daughter has "special needs" and didn't understand what she was doing.

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Related Topix: Kearns, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Parenting

13 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

UPD: Last of 4 suspects in Magna stabbings arrested

Unified Police on Wednesday arrested the last of four suspects in the Aug. 22 stabbings of two men in Magna.

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Related Topix: Magna, UT, Kearns, UT

17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: Taxation without fair explanati...

On July 15, the following news headline appeared in The Tribune : "Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed."

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Related Topix: Opinion

21 hrs ago | Deseret News

Newborn found in trash can brings call for help

The faint noise sounded like a cat, but it appeared to be coming from inside a garbage can placed in front of a home on a residential street in Kearns.

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Related Topix: Kearns, UT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Sales tax votes? Only in a general election year

Unless there's an emergency, the Salt Lake County Council wants all votes on proposed sales and use tax increases to take place in a general election year.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Police: Baby left in trash fighting for her life

Police say a newborn baby is in extremely critical condition after her mother left her in a neighbor's trash can in Utah.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Kearns, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

Taylorsville to host emergency preparedness fair

The event will happen 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the City Hall Council Chambers, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. It is designed to help residents prepare for disasters and emergencies.

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Related Topix: Taylorsville, UT

KSL-TV

Neighbors fume over garbage piles in cleanup 'miscommunication'

Neighbors along Salt Lake City's northwestern boundary are upset about large piles of branches, garbage and discarded couches along their street, after an apparent "miscommunication" involving the city's neighborhood cleanup program.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Cops raid Magna home, arrest 2 in Heber SWAT thefts

Multiple law enforcement agencies raided a Magna home early Monday morning, arresting two suspects in a still ongoing investigation into the theft of firearms and gear from several Heber City SWAT vehicles.

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Related Topix: Magna, UT, Heber City, UT, Wasatch County, UT

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake County man indicted for gun sales

A federal grand jury has indicted a Salt Lake County man for selling firearms over the Internet without a license, smuggling arms and filing false tax returns.

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Deseret News

First case of West Nile Virus reported in Salt Lake County

In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, mosquitos are sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Salt Lake City, UT

CBS Local

ACLU, Salt Lake Sheriff Settle Immigration Suit

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah says it's settled a lawsuit with the Salt Lake County jail over a Weber State University student who was held after posting bail while authorities checked his immigration status.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Weber State University

KSL-TV

Kittens found in garbage stuck to rat trap; man arrested

A man who police say trapped five kittens and threw two of them in a garbage can while they were still alive was arrested over the weekend.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Trio break in to Salt Lake City construction site, 1 arrested

Police say a weekend break-in at a west Salt Lake City construction company site left one suspect behind bars and two others on the run.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Stories you may have missed this weekend

Here are five stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full headline.

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Related Topix: Box Elder County, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Heber City, UT

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Deseret News

Woman, grandson killed in crash near Willard

A teenage boy and his grandmother were killed Saturday when a pickup truck ran into the side of their car north of Willard.

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Related Topix: Willard, UT, Box Elder County, UT

KSL-TV

UTOPIA mayors searching for options to gain public's input

Elections officials have put the brakes on a proposal to have voters weigh in on a controversial Internet utility fee during November's election, but the mayors of six UTOPIA cities say they still intend to seek public input.

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Related Topix: Brigham City, UT, Midvale, UT, Lindon, UT, Murray, UT

Deseret News

Police arrest 3 in Magna double stabbing

Police arrested two men and a teenage girl in connection with a double stabbing that left a pair of men seriously injured and in the hospital.

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Related Topix: Magna, UT, West Valley, UT

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