Jessica Miller, Salt Lake Tribune

Jessica Miller

Salt Lake Tribune

Ogden, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

Six Unified police officers deemed justified in fatally shooting a man during a standoff

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Friday that six Unified police officers were justified in shooting and killing a man who pointed an air pistol at them in February. → Read More

Man shot and killed on Salt Lake City street

A 34-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday morning on the sidewalk near 800 West and North Temple. → Read More

The man charged with aiming a bow and arrow at Salt Lake City protesters ordered to stay in jail

He had been on a drive through Salt Lake City with his daughter on May 30 when he started to see the protesters gathering in the streets. → Read More

Utah man pleads guilty to killing 15-year-old girl, sparing him the death penalty

A Utah man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a 15-year-old girl after she threatened to tell police that he had been having sex with her. → Read More

Coronavirus hits the Washington County jail, 59 inmates test positive

Fifty-nine men incarcerated at the Washington County jail have tested positive for the coronavirus, jail officials said Wednesday. → Read More

Utah lawmakers take step to ban police from using knee-on-neck chokeholds

Utah lawmakers took the first step to ban police officers from using “knee-on-neck” chokeholds, like the one deployed by a Minnesota police officer in the death of George Floyd. → Read More

350-acre wildfire threatening homes near Toquerville

A wildfire near Toquerville is threatening homes and moving quickly due to heavy winds. → Read More

Six inmates, seven staffers at the Salt Lake County jails have coronavirus

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

Coronavirus will hit Utah, state officials say, and here’s how they are preparing for it

In the basement of the state’s Capitol, large screens displayed a world map with a smattering of red dots to pinpoint where COVID-19 has spread so far. → Read More

University of Utah football player accused of raping teen girl charged with raping two other women

A University of Utah football player who was charged earlier this month with allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl is now facing more charges after prosecutors allege he raped two other women. → Read More

Serial rapist pleads guilty to 17 felonies for attacking three Utah women

A Utah man pleaded guilty Thursday to 17 felony charges, admitting that he sexually assaulted multiple women in Davis County two decades ago. → Read More

Utah man acquitted of rape last month now charged with raping a child

A Utah man was charged Tuesday with five felony counts, accused of sexually assaulting a young girl and offering her mother money to keep her from calling the police. → Read More

Undocumented ‘Dreamers’ can now become attorneys in Utah

Utah “Dreamers” — undocumented people brought to the United States as children — will now be able to take the bar exam, and if they pass, become licensed attorneys. → Read More

Utah officials say they’ll fix the Amber Alert process after sending a second confusing notice

A vague Amber Alert issued Wednesday evening frustrated some Utahns who wanted to know more information about a missing child — but were instead met with a busy signal. → Read More

A Utah judge will decide if a woman violated the law by being topless in her home in front of her stepchildren

Attorneys for a West Valley City woman asked a state judge on Tuesday to do two things: Dismiss her misdemeanor lewdness charges and change state law. → Read More

Uncle sentenced to life in a Utah prison for killing 5-year-old Lizzy Shelley

Logan • Jessica Black couldn’t bear to be in the same room with her brother. → Read More

Former RSL coach Mike Petke sues his former team, says he is owed nearly $700K

Former Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke filed a lawsuit Tuesday against his former team, seeking nearly $700,000 that he claims RSL still owes him after he says they breached his contract. → Read More

A Utah man tells his story of serving 15 years in prison for a sex crime he didn’t commit

It’s been 23 years since Christopher Wickham has seen the ocean, or taken a trip beyond Utah’s borders that lasted longer than a day or two. → Read More

Utah man deemed innocent of sexually abusing a teen girl will receive $615K after 15 years in prison

A Utah man on Tuesday was declared factually innocent of sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl and will be paid more than $600,000 to make up for the nearly 15 years he spent behind bars for the alleged crime. → Read More

Police officer who handcuffed Utah nurse Alex Wubbels gets hired at Weber County jail

Jeff Payne, the former Salt Lake City police officer who handcuffed nurse Alex Wubbels, has been hired to work at the Weber County jail, a human resources employee confirmed Wednesday. → Read More