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Kierra Dotson

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Past articles by Kierra:

Charges filed against man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News)- Charges were filed against 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi, the man accused of killing 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced the formal charges during a press conference on Wednesday. Watch here: Charges include criminal homicide: aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, obstructing justice, and desecration of a human body. […] → Read More

Lawsuit claims Grand America hotel exploited Filipino interns

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Grand America Hotel of using interns from the Philippines that were promised a training and cultural experiences to instead work long hours doing “less desirable tasks” than regular employees with minimal pay. → Read More

Animal control officials investigating after dead puppy found in the Green River

UINTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Animal control officials in Uintah County are investigating after a dead puppy was found in the Green River. Officials say the circumstances are suspicious. “The breed is hard to say,” the shelter stated on Facebook. “Most of the fur was gone.” Investigators estimate the dog had been there about a […] → Read More

Police: Man that was shot, killed by passerby was hitting woman, stomping on her head

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 News)- The Provo Police Department said the man that was shot and killed by a passerby who intervened during an apparent domestic dispute did not heed several warnings. Police say on Monday a passerby saw 26-year-old Jeremy Sorensen assaulting an 18-year-old woman and confronted Sorensen with a gun. “Mr. Sorensen ignored several […] → Read More

WATCH: Police provide update on Elizabeth Shelley case

WATCH: Police provide update on case>> → Read More

Police release surveillance pictures of main suspect in Elizabeth Shelley's disappearance

LOGAN CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- The Logan City Police Department released pictures Tuesday of Alex Whipple, the main suspect in the disappearance of 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley. → Read More

Day Three: Search for five-year-old Elizabeth Shelley continues

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 News)- Monday marks day three on the search for a 5-year-old missing in Logan. → Read More

DA Says deadly officer-involved shooting of Salt Lake City rapper was justified

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said no criminal charges will be filed against the officers involved in the deadly police encounter with 30-year-old Cody Paris Belgard. → Read More

Utah County evidence tech accused of taking drugs being stored as evidence

UTAH COUNTY (ABC4 News)- A former evidence technician with the Utah County Sheriff's Office is facing charges after officials say he took drugs from the evidence locker. → Read More

Tyson to build plant in Eagle Mountain

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah (ABC4 News)- Tyson Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., announced they are opening a facility in Eagle Mountain. → Read More

BYU announces changes to school's Honor Code Office process

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 News)- Leaders of BYU's Honor Code Office have announced changes to the school's Honor Code process after listening to students' concerns. → Read More

Sandy City offers residents sandbags in preparation for possible flooding

SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News)- In preparation for the possibility of spring flooding, Sandy City has sandbags available for residents. → Read More

Kiplyn's Day: Community remembers girl who disappeared 24 years ago

SPANISH FORK, Utah (ABC4 News) - On May 2, 1995, 15-year-old Kiplyn Davis left for school and never returned home. → Read More

Jonas Brothers 'Happiness Begins' tour to stop in SLC

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- S.O.S. the Jonas Brothers are coming to Salt Lake City. → Read More

Washington County officials looking for woman who reportedly left camp site, never returned

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Officials in Washington County are asking the public to keep an eye out for a woman who reportedly walked away from a camping site. → Read More

Former Draper police lieutenant charged with forcible sex abuse

DRAPER, Utah (ABC4 News)- A former lieutenant with the Draper Police Department is accused of forcible sex abuse. → Read More

Man sentenced to prison in death of 27-year-old man found in Willard garage

UPDATE (4/29/19) - Chay L. Blair of Willard was sentenced to 15-years to life for first-degree murder in the death of a man police found inside a garage on November 1, 2017. → Read More

Here's what it's like to spend 3 days in a movie theater

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News)- 60 hours, 22 movies, one mission: watch every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. → Read More

Can ABC4's Tracy Smith survive the Marvel movie marathon?

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News)- 48 hours, 22 movies, one mission: watch every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. → Read More

Salt Lake Temple to close Dec. 29th for renovations

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the Salt Lake City Temple will close on December 29th for renovations. → Read More