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Utah board grants parole for lifer who killed state trooper

Utah board grants parole for lifer who killed state trooper

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man convicted of killing a Utah highway Patrol trooper in 1993 has been granted release on parole next March when he’ll have served nearly 27 years of his life sentence. The parole board announced Friday approval of parole for 43-year-old Jason Scott Pearson who […]

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I-70 traffic stops leads to chase and drug bust

I-70 traffic stops leads to chase and drug bust

A traffic stop in Sevier County on Monday lead to a police chase and drug bust. According to Utah Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Quincy Brown was pulled over Monday for an equipment violation while traveling East on I-70. The officer called for a K-9 to sniff the vehicle and when the […]

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Aurora man dies in one-car crash

An Aurora man is dead after a one-car crash in Sevier County on Wednesday afternoon. 86-year-old Con Anderson may have suffered from a medical issue leading to the crash, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Anderson was driving northbound or SR-24 when he moved to the right shoulder, over-corrected and […]

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Man who killed trooper says he’s sorry for being a ‘coward’

Man who killed trooper says he’s sorry for being a ‘coward’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man convicted of killing a Utah highway trooper in 1993 says he’s sorry for being “a coward” when he fatally shot the officer during a highway pursuit. Jason Scott Pearson said Tuesday at a parole hearing at the Utah state prison that he was […]

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Bikers call for more penalties in response to deadly crashes

Bikers call for more penalties in response to deadly crashes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah bikers vented their frustrations about the state of driving safety in response to an unprecedented number of deadly motorcycle crashes. The Deseret News reports a group of about 30 motorcyclists met with law enforcement officials Wednesday in Midvale to discuss what they want Utah […]

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Utah Highway Patrol probes death of pedestrian on I-215

Utah Highway Patrol probes death of pedestrian on I-215

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol has identified the man who was hit and killed by a vehicle weeks ago on U.S. Interstate 215 in Salt Lake City and is asking for the public’s help to track down suspects in the possible hit-and-run. The highway patrol said […]

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Orderville Man Pronounced Dead After Early Wednesday Crash Near Cedar City

Orderville Man Pronounced Dead After Early Wednesday Crash Near Cedar City

IRON COUNTY, Utah-Per a report from Fox 13 of Salt Lake City, an Orderville man was pronounced dead after an early Wednesday morning crash 13 miles south of Cedar City. The report states that 21-year-old Joshua M. Caruso of Orderville, around 3:00 am MDT Wednesday morning, was driving southbound in […]

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Neighboring states’ legal pot means bigger busts in Utah

Neighboring states’ legal pot means bigger busts in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol is seizing more marijuana on state highways and interstates since the drug has been legalized in a number of Western states. John Huber, the U.S. Attorney for Utah, says drug busts within the state’s borders historically yielded only a few pounds […]

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Utah officials concerned about pot shop 3 miles from border

Utah officials concerned about pot shop 3 miles from border

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials are wary after the first marijuana shop opened in the tiny town of Dinosaur, Colorado, just a few miles from the state line. The Deseret News reports Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce reminds residents of Utah, where recreational marijuana remains illegal, will still be […]

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Woman’s car hits utility pole and rolls near Monroe

Woman’s car hits utility pole and rolls near Monroe

A woman in Monroe is recovering after a crash between Monroe and Austin on Thursday. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Della Joslin was driving Southbound on SR 118 when she moved onto the right shoulder and struck a utility pole. Her car rolled after the collision. Joslin was not […]

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