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  • Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.
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  • Police tape surrounds the Federal Courthouse Monday, April 21, 2014, in Salt Lake City. A U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant on Monday in a new federal courthouse after the man rushed the witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City, authorities said. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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  • Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.
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  • Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering raising the tobacco age to 21.
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  • The trial began Wednesday against a Utah man who authorities say injected his 16-year-old baby sitter with a fatal dose of heroin.
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  • A feral cat has survived being shot through the face and body with an arrow in southern Utah.
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  • A bomb squad in Utah checking out two boxes labeled as explosives says the containers turned out to be full of homemade soap.
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  • Parents say about 50 elementary students in Salt Lake City had their school lunches thrown out because money was owed on their food accounts.
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  • Gay marriage
  • The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.
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  • A brother and sister from Utah were indicted this week by federal prosecutors on charges of illegally importing a rare boa constrictor from Brazil.
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  • A 58-year-old Utah woman is set to give birth in a few weeks - to her granddaughter.
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  • Gay marriage
  • Gay couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages.
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  • A Delta Airlines flight that had just taken off in San Diego and was headed to Salt Lake City returned to the airport after hitting a bird.
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  • Sheriff's officials say about 30 students and staff members have been sickened by a carbon monoxide leak at a Utah elementary school, including two who were airlifted to hospitals.
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  • A jury convicted a doctor of murder early Saturday in the death of his wife six years ago, bringing an end to a trial that became the nation's latest true-crime cable TV obsession.
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  • Paleontologists on Wednesday unveiled a new dinosaur discovered four years ago in southern Utah that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed.
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  • Two Utah men already facing possible criminal charges for purposely toppling an ancient rock formation in a state park have now been removed from their posts as Boy Scout leaders.
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  • A Utah man has been sentenced to seven days in jail after a high-speed chase that he blamed on a bathroom emergency.
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  • Elizabeth Smart
  • Minutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruiser idled by along a neighborhood street as she was forced to the ground at knifepoint. "Move and I will kill you!" her captor hissed.
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  • A Utah couple didn't make it to the hospital in time.
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  • Utah dad dons daisy dukes to teach lesson
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  • What appears to be red honey is showing up in some Utah beehives and state officials say it may be coming from bugs feasting on candy cane byproduct.
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  • Wildfires: Some Idaho, Utah residents return home
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  • Wildfires: Some Idaho, Utah residents return home
  • Some residents near a big wildfire in the central Idaho resort area of Ketchum and Sun Valley received permission to return home Monday, but many more remained out in the region while blazes elsewhere in the West prompted new evacuations or warnings to be on standby to flee.
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  • A 9-year-old Utah girl is dead after a strong wind gust picked up a trampoline she was on and sent it flying more than 150 feet.
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  • A lightning-sparked wildfire fanned by high winds has destroyed at least a dozen homes as it threatens hundreds of others near a Utah resort town where firefighters prepared to battle the blaze for a second day Wednesday.
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  • Firefighters arrived at a Utah home to put out a blaze started by a kitchen range and discovered more than flames - 28 snakes, six of them deadly.
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  • An American college student and two Spaniards were gored Friday during a danger-filled sixth bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival.
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  • A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of walking into a Catholic church and shooting his father-in-law in the back of the head during Mass.
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  • Lynette Hales was nearly 100 miles from Salt Lake City on a desolate stretch of highway when her twin unborn babies decided it was time.
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  • A teenager was arrested Thursday in the deaths of his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, at the family home in a Utah subdivision of new homes and tidy lawns, police said.
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  • Seafood lovers can get pretty excited about an unlimited spread of crab meat.
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  • Newly released police records show that Utah officials believe Josh Powell likely killed his wife and that his brother, Michael Powell, helped dispose of the body.
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  • A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death.
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  • A 46-year-old soccer referee who was punched by a teenage player during a game and later slipped into a coma has died, police said.
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  • Doctors say a Utah soccer referee remains in a coma after being punched by a teenage player unhappy with one of his calls, and his family says their only hope is for a miracle.
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  • A soccer referee is in critical condition in a Salt Lake City hospital after being punched once in the face by a teenage player.
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  • Authorities say one person has been shot after someone fired a gun Monday morning in the lobby of a police department in a Salt Lake City suburb.
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  • A 22-year-old Utah man was killed while swinging from a rock arch in a stunt made popular by YouTube.
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  • The new mayor of the Utah city of Helper got a little help from Lady Luck for his job.
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  • A former award-winning Utah state trooper is out of work and facing a major lawsuit.
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  • A mother and her friend jailed on suspicion of duct-taping a teenage boy, forcing him to inhale marijuana and pouring hot sauce in his eyes.
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  • United Airlines officials say a passenger was pronounced dead shortly after a plane from Denver landed in Salt Lake City.
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  • Police chase
  • Police say a man who led authorities on a chase in Nevada and Utah is a former NASCAR driver.
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  • The Salt Lake City International Airport has partially reopened after closing for more than three hours because of freezing rain and icy conditions that caused a Frontier airplane to slide on the runway during landing.
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  • It's a busy week for Alicia Keys.
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  • A federal judge holding a hearing on a lawsuit by the stars of the reality show "Sister Wives" heard arguments Thursday.
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  • A Utah businessman accused of running a fraudulent $350 million software scheme says the state attorney general arranged a deal to pay Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to make a federal investigation into the software business disappear.
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