Crime

The search was on over the weekend for a suspect accused in the shooting death of a Magna man.  Pho...
Mark Jackson

Suspect sought in connection with death of Magna man

Family and friends of 20-year-old Fernando Ruesga of Magna held a vigil on April 9 in memory of the man who was found dead in a car the day before.
1 month ago
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Chandler Holt

Suspect arrested in Ogden kidnapping case

Two charged with first degree felonies in Ogden kidnapping case.
1 month ago
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Paul Nelson

Man booked for attempted murder after running down parked motorcyclist

A man is booked into jail for attempted murder after a bizarre attack in an apartment parking lot. Investigators say he admitted he was trying to kill a parked motorcyclist, believing he was a hitman trying to kill him.
1 month ago
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Martha Harris

Utahns can now easily track crime in their area

The new Crime in Utah dashboards from the Department of Public Safety offer tools to help residents track crime in their neighborhoods.
1 month ago
(File: Police and medics on the scene of a deadly shooting  at 11464 Cranberry Hill in Draper on Su...
Paul Nelson

Two men arrested for double murder in Draper

DRAPER – Two young men could face aggravated murder charges after police say they shot and killed two victims after a party in Draper broke out over the weekend.  However, their investigation is not over, so there are many details they’re not ready to release, yet. Witnesses have reported hearing about ten shots fired by […]
1 month ago
A man will not be able to claim self-defense in a shooting where he's accused of paralyzing a woman...
Paul Nelson

Judge rules man who fired eight shots into a car did not act in self-defense

A Taylorsville man won't be allowed to claim self-defense and will stand trial on accusations of firing eight gunshots and paralyzing a woman.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Springville man arrested for allegedly having child porn on his cell phone

A Springville man has been taken into custody for allegedly having child porn on his cell phone.
2 months ago
(The Block U at the center of campus, after Pride Week had completed.  Photo: Paul Nelson, April 5,...
Paul Nelson

U of U officials searching for vandal who defaced Block U during Pride Week

Officials at the University of Utah are looking for a vandal responsible for a pair of incidents at the end of Pride Week.
2 months ago
(Investigators sealing off a portion of the parking garage at Salt Lake International Airport, Apri...
Paul Nelson

Man booked for automobile homicide after reportedly running over his wife at Salt Lake International Airport

A man has been booked into jail for reportedly running over his wife at the Salt Lake International Airport.
2 months ago
Taryn Wyatt Pearce...
Mark Jones

Search continues for woman who fled with son before court-ordered child custody exchange

Police are searching for a woman who fled with her son before a court-ordered child custody exchange Monday.
2 months ago
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ADAM BEAM and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press

The 6 lives lost in the Sacramento mass shooting

Police have arrested two brothers in connection with the violence but authorities have not said what their alleged roles were in the shooting.
2 months ago
A person passes a memorial near the location of a mass shooting in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Apri...
The Associated Press

Arrest made in connection with Sacramento mass shooting

Authorities in California took a man into custody in connection to a Sacramento mass shooting that killed six people.
2 months ago
A 38-year-old man was taken into custody Monday in connection to an auto-pedestrian collision at SL...
Mark Jones

UPDATE: Evidence of alcohol at the scene where a man allegedly ran over his wife at SLC International Airport

A 38-year-old male was taken into custody Monday in connection to an auto-pedestrian collision at SLC International Airport that resulted in the death of his wife.
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce and Chandler Holt

UPDATED: 2 dead after shooting at Draper party

Argument at Draper party escalates and leads to the death of two individuals.
2 months ago
Picture of Diamond the French Bulldog, pet theft...
Chandler Holt

Murray woman’s puppy stolen out of her yard

Yasmin Bazan had her French bulldog puppy taken from her yard right in front of her. Pet theft for re-selling is more prevalent than one might think.
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce

One killed, one wounded in shooting after Draper party

Draper police continue to search for the gunman responsible for the shooting, described him as having facial tattoos, including "801" over one eyebrow. 
2 months ago
Magna AMBER Alert girl Frank David Lopez...
Chandler Holt

Texas man charged with kidnapping, rape related to Magna AMBER Alert

Frank David Lopez-Orellana of Houston, TX is charged with aggravated kidnapping and rape in connection with a 14-year-old subject of a Magna AMBER Alert.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Sky View High coach in custody for allegedly sexting undercover cop posing as 13-year-old

LOGAN, Utah — A Sky View High School soccer coach was booked into the Cache County Jail Wednesday after having an alleged inappropriate text conversation with someone who he thought was a 13-year-old girl.  Instead, the Sky View High coach, who has been identified as Alejandro Cruz, 48, was allegedly sexting an undercover police officer. […]
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Suspect in custody after he allegedly stole a truck from SLC motel

A 28-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly stole a truck from a Salt Lake City motel Thursday morning.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Armed standoff in West Valley City ends peacefully

An armed standoff with a 33-year-old male ended peacefully Wednesday, West Valley City police say.
2 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Utah man facing federal charges after alleged death threats at VA health centers

A southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail after he allegedly making death threats toward VA Hospital workers.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Man disguised as the Joker in custody for investigation of attempted murder

A 24-year-old Vernal man is in custody after painting his face like the Joker and allegedly attempted to break into a house to murder an individual over a disagreement.
2 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Police say new DNA evidence may help solve 2016 cold case murder

New DNA clues, may help Salt Lake County investigators solve a cold case murder from 2016.
2 months ago
(Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall during a press conference March 29, highlighting the success ...
Paul Nelson

Salt Lake leaders touting success of Project Safe Neighborhood

Project safe neighborhood has led to a double-digit percentage decline in drug and gun crime over the past year, according to city officials.
2 months ago