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  1. Utah dispatchers answer man's repeated 911 calls with music to his earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Deseret News

    West Jordan Police Chief Douglas Diamond, left, and dispatcher Kari Bueno present David VanBibber with a Christmas present with his mother, Cheryl VanBibber, at Valley Emergency Communications Center in West Valley City on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. A man who was tying up emergency lines with thousands of 911 hang-up calls got a surprise gift Wednesday from those once-frustrated dispatchers.

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  2. Man admits to triple Midvale murder, gets life without paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Deseret News

    David Fresques, seen in this Feb. 6, 2014 photo, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted aggravated murder for shooting four people in a Midvale home, killing three of them. The 26-year-old was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  3. High school boys basketball: Olsen's last-second free throws lift Copper Hills past FremontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Deseret News

    Preston Sanchez of Copper Hills drives with Grant Belnap of Fremont at left and Spencer Jones of Fremont at right during high school basketball in West Jordan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Copper Hills and Fremont were deadlocked at 61-all when the Silver Wolves were whistled for a foul with just one-tenth of a second left.

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  4. Ex-girlfriend of officer's killer takes plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Deseret News

    Traci Vaillancourt is wheeled into the courtroom at the Matheson Courthouse for her arraignment, Monday, September 16, 2013, on charges related to the fatal shooting of a Draper police officer. The ex-girlfriend of the man who fatally shot Draper Police Sgt.

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  5. Prison relocation sites down to four as West Jordan property is pulledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration. West Jordan Mayor Kim Rolfe had to pause as an estimated 2,500 people at Oakcrest Elementary school cheered the announcement at what was supposed to be a meeting protesting the prison site.

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  6. Prison relocation sites down to four as West Jordan property pulled by ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration. One of the five remaining sites proposed for relocating the Utah State Prison dropped off the list to jubilant cheers Monday night as property owners of a site being looked at in West Jordan pulled their lot from consideration.

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  7. Family settles with 3 students in slack line suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Deseret News

    The family of a Utah State University student who died after riding his bike into a rope tied between two trees has agreed to dismiss three students from a wrongful death lawsuit. The rope known as a "slack line" was set up by the students on USU's campus to practice their balance.

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  8. West Jordan father, son killed in auto-pedestrian accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Deseret News

    A man in a wheelchair and a boy who were both killed in an auto-pedestrian accident Saturday night were identified Sunday as a West Jordan father and son. Todd Johnson, 44, and Levi Johnson, 11, died in the accident on 7800 South near the Mountain View Corridor around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  9. Man in wheelchair, boy hit and killed on West Jordan roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Deseret News

    A man in an electric wheelchair and boy were killed Saturday when a car hit them as they were walking along a road, police said. "We're told that someone had stopped and offered these two a ride.

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  10. Jay Evensen: Value of Utah prison can't be compared to value of the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Deseret News

    A lot of people view prisons like sewage plants, necessary for handling an unpleasant task but best kept out of sight. And yet they are among the most important facilities a government can build and operate.

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  11. Jay Evensen: Value of Utah prison can't be compared to value of the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Deseret News

    A lot of people view prisons like sewage plants, necessary for handling an unpleasant task but best kept out of sight. And yet they are among the most important facilities a government can build and operate.

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  12. Rep.-elect Mia Love says new state prison 'not warranted' in her districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Deseret News

    Mia Love, United States Congresswoman elect, speaks during the interview on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Love added her voice Tuesday to the growing opposition to sites under consideration for a new state prison, telling lawmakers that it's "not warranted" to include three potential locations in her district.

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  13. Photos: Scuba diving with Santa ClausRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Deseret News

    Santa Claus traded in his sleigh and reindeer Saturday for a dive mask, a couple of fins and a tank of air to pose for the perfect Christmas card photos at the West Jordan Sport Chalet.

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  14. Kids from low-income families shop with cops for Christmas annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Deseret News

    Thing is, the cops were part of the fun, helping the children shop for Christmas presents for the kids' families and friends, as well as for themselves, though that part sometimes took a little urging. "They show up with a list that has their clothing and shoe sizes on it and they just want to buy things for everybody else," said Salt Lake Police Sgt.

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  15. High school boys basketball: Herriman wakes up in time to down Copper HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Deseret News

    Herriman's David Maynard, left, reaches for the ball against Copper Hills' Trevor Hoffman during the game at Copper Hills High School Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in West Jordan. The Mustangs appeared poised to cruise to an easy victory before a furious run late by the Grizzlies complicated things considerably.

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  16. Mayor says West Jordan 'not the place' for state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Deseret News

    Officials from West Jordan, joined by leaders from neighboring communities, expressed their concerns Friday about a proposed site for a new prison not far from the middle school parking lot where they were gathered. Our community, like Draper, is experiencing good growth.

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  17. Arrests remind residents not to let grinches steal ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Deseret News

    Police say the arrests of two men suspected of stealing packages off front porches is a good reminder for residents not to let burglars ruin their holiday season. On Thursday, Cottonwood Heights police arrested two men believed to have taken packages from homes in their city and West Jordan over the past two weeks.

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  18. Family find comfort at vigil for Kayelyn Louder after weeks of searching endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Deseret News

    Nina Olson came to say goodbye to Kayelyn Louder, a woman she never got a chance to meet but will think of often for years to come. The drive from Olson's home in Lehi is familiar now.

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  19. Kearns man dies following fiery car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Deseret News

    Police continued Thursday to investigate a fiery crash that killed a Kearns man, despite the heroic rescue attempt by a police officer who went into the burning vehicle to pull him out. His vehicle went off the road and crashed into a pole at 3400 West and 9000 South about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday and caught fire.

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  20. Six sites now under consideration for new state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Deseret News

    Two additional sites for a new state prison were added to the Prison Relocation Commission's shortlist Wednesday, but lawmakers said they're still willing to consider other options. The commission voted unanimously to approve sites in Salt Lake City, West Jordan and Saratoga Springs that have already been opposed by officials in those communities, as well as the added sites located in Tooele and Utah counties.

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