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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

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From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. Inside, it was a veritable torture chamber for 13 siblings who lived with their parents, police said.

Man blows hole in neck after stifling sneeze, report says

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If you are about to sneeze, doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury.

Sheriff's office: Foul play 'strongly suggested' in case of 2 missing teens

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A vehicle that was located last week was likely dropped off at the location it was found and foul play in the case of two missing teens is “strongly suggested,” authorities said Tuesday.

Why you'll want to double check your paycheck in February

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You've probably heard by now that the new tax reform bill will hit your paycheck as soon as February. But the change may not accurately reflect your ultimate tax bill.

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Police arrest suspected car thief who fled following brief chase

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Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing two cars, attempting to steal a third, and leading officers on a brief chase.


Utah man dies after explosion at Hurricane trucking facility

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A diesel mechanic has died from injuries he suffered in an explosion at a trucking facility in southern Utah.


President Russell M. Nelson ordained as 17th president of LDS Church

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President Russell M. Nelson, formerly of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was ordained as prophet and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Teen, state employee injured in Magna shooting

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Two people were transported to a hospital after a shooting Tuesday morning, police said.


UHP identifies Heber City woman killed in crash near Deer Creek Reservoir

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Authorities identified a Heber City woman killed in a crash on U.S. 189 near Deer Creek Reservoir Monday evening.


President Dallin H. Oaks, President Henry B. Eyring called to the First Presidency

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Newly called LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson called President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring to the First Presidency, which is the highest governing body of the church, on Tuesday.


LDS Church to announce new leadership Tuesday morning at 9

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The LDS Church is poised to announce new church leadership Tuesday morning, according to church officials.


Driver critically injured after losing control on I-215 offramp

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A man was critically injured after taking a freeway exit too quickly and rolling his truck Monday evening, according to Utah Highway Patrol officials.


1 dead in US 189 crash near Deer Creek Reservoir

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One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 189 near Deer Creek Reservoir Monday evening.


California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors

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A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are…

Tuesday, Jan 16

Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic

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Ancient DNA and a new technique have been used to determine the likely cause of a mysterious epidemic that contributed to a "cataclysmic" population decline in Central America in the 16th century.

Monday, Jan 15

Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46

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Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46.

Family discovers hidden room after sinkhole opens in Idaho garage

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An Idaho family got more than they bargained for when a giant hole opened up in the floor of their garage.

Utah family opens restaurant after 20 years in a refugee camp

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SANDY—No one ever said starting over was easy. But for the Sharma family, a new start meant a wealth of new opportunities.

Man arrested after 60-mile, 100 mph freeway pursuit

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A man is in police custody after he led Utah Highway Patrols troopers on a pursuit that spanned nearly 60 miles Sunday morning.

Sunday, Jan 14

Police arrest man wanted after Springville stabbing

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Police arrested a man in connection with a stabbing in Springville, after he barricaded himself in a Midvale home on Sunday morning.

UHP wants to hire 100 new troopers

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The Utah Highway Patrol is looking to hire 100 new troopers, and on Saturday took to the 2018 Utah International Auto Expo to recruit prospective candidates.

Bodies of missing Ogden men recovered from aircraft in Great Salt Lake

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A two-week search for a missing plane and its two occupants has concluded after officials pulled the bodies of two men from the Great Salt Lake Saturday.

'We made a mistake' Hawaii sends false missile alert

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A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake.

Saturday, Jan 13

Have You Seen This? How to keep your lipstick perfect

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When your lipstick looks on point, you need special techniques to keep it that way.

New LDS Church leadership to be announced Tuesday

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The new leadership of the LDS Church will be introduced Tuesday.

Decorated Utah runner disqualified from ultramarathon after skipping laps while in port-a-potty

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A well-known ultramarathon runner from Draper was disqualified from an Arizona race last month after a timing official witnessed him waiting in a port-a-potty in order to skip laps.

Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn actress to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal.

Friday, Jan 12

‘I knew you would come:’ President Monson remembered for selfless service

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Thousands gathered Friday afternoon for funeral proceedings honoring President Monson, who served as the leader of the LDS Church for nearly a decade.

UTA trustee says BYU/UVU transit pass deal 'crazy'

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A Utah Transit Authority trustee said Thursday contracts with BYU and Utah Valley University to provide free transit passes to students, employees and their families over the next decade should be voided and re-negotiated.

Plans for 10,000-residence master-planned community in St. George unveiled

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Plans for a new master-planned community in St. George, which will comprise 10,000 new residences, were unveiled Thursday at the St. George Area Economic Development Summit.

Tens of thousands line up to pay respects at President Monson's viewing

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Crowds lined up at the LDS Church Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City early Thursday morning as the viewing for late LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson began.