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Waterless subdivision in Saratoga Springs spurs criminal charges
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:52:08 -0700
In the frenetic market of the mid-2000s, new subdivisions in the Utah County town of Saratoga Springs were popping up like mushrooms after a rain. But now it's the more sober days of 2014, and Kimberly Bowen, once a successful real estate agent, is ...
Protesters call for change in wake of fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:40:37 -0700
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — A Saratoga Springs family is calling for answers more than a month after their son was shot and killed by police, and protesters lined the street Saturday near the police department with signs demanding justice for Darrien Hunt. “We will continue to protest until someone asked for the resignation of those […]
Saratoga Springs says 'no thanks' to possible prison relocation
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:36:47 -0700
Private property in Saratoga Springs is one of four sites being considered for a new prison to replace the aging facility at Point of the Mountain, but city officials don't want it there.
Saratoga Springs one of four potential prison sites, but not interested
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:56:24 -0700
Private property in Saratoga Springs is one of four sites being considered for a new prison to replace the aging facility at...
Family releases autopsy results of Darrien Hunt, who was fatally shot by police
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:03:16 -0700
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – The family of Darrien Hunt, the 22 year-old shot to death by police in Saratoga Springs, released the findings of an autopsy they paid for Friday afternoon. That autopsy, conducted by a former chief medical examiner for Utah, indicates Hunt was shot five to six times, with several shots in the […]
Protesters gather to demand 'justice for Darrien Hunt'
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:27:16 -0700
Protesters gathered to demand 'justice for Darrien Hunt,' after an independent autopsy showed officers shot him from behind.
Man pleads guilty to bilking high school band out of $360,000
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:01:37 -0700
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – More than three years after a travel agent bilked more than 300 students and chaperones at a Saratoga Springs high school out of $360,000, a U.S. Attorney announced the travel agent pleaded guilty to the charge of wire fraud. Calliope Rocky Saaga, aka “Ope”, of Saratoga Springs pleaded guilty to stealing […]
Protesters demand answers in police shooting of Darrien Hunt
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:56:13 -0700
Saratoga Springs : Demonstrators demanded answers Saturday in the police shooting death of Darrien Hunt and called for citizen review boards in Utah and throughout the nation. About 60 protesters, including members of Hunt's family, rallied along Co...
Petition calling for citizens review board in Saratoga Springs gaining worldwide attention
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:42:03 -0700
UTAH – A petition calling for a citizens review board and reform in police officer hiring and training in Utah, particularly Saratoga Springs, became a featured hot petition on moveon.org last…
Protesters press for answers in UT police shooting
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:28:24 -0700
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — Some 60 people rallied outside the Saratoga Springs police station to protest the fatal shooting of a black man.