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Parowan Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

Published on September 18, 2014 at 12:27PM

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An 83-year-old Parowan man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the murder of his stepdaughter. Nathan Zimmerman admitted to the murder of 57-year-old Janet Collen Goode, who he shot with a shotgun…

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Trial Scheduled for Gunnison Inmate Accused of Murdering Cellmate

Published on September 18, 2014 at 12:07PM

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Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A trial was set Wednesday for an inmate who is accused of murdering his cellmate at the Central Utah Correctional Facility. 33-year-old Steven Crutcher’s 10-day…

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Charges Filed in Protest ATV Ride in Southern Utah

Published on September 18, 2014 at 12:03PM

Federal prosecutors are filing misdemeanor conspiracy charges against five people who they say organized an all-terrain vehicle ride on an off-limits trail in Utah to show their displeasure with the…

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Herbert: Religion Not a Factor For High Court Pick

Published on September 18, 2014 at 11:58AM

The only non-Mormon justice on the Utah Supreme court is retiring, but Gov. Gary Herbert says religion is not something he’s going to consider when choosing a replacement. Herbert said…

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Josh Powell's Family to Appeal Trust Ruling

Published on September 18, 2014 at 11:55AM

Josh Powell’s family is appealing to the Utah Supreme Court a recent ruling that cut them out of a trust that has $2 million in life-insurance proceeds. A Utah judge…

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Woman Suing Cliven Bundy Over Cow Accident

Published on September 18, 2014 at 09:53AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—A Las Vegas woman is suing controversial rancher Cliven Bundy for an accident near his Bunkerville ranch. The “Review-Journal” says Danielle Beck and her boyfriend were…

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Poll: CA Drivers Say UT Is Rude On Roadways

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:41AM

According to a new national survey Californians think Utahns are some of rudest drivers in the U.S. Insure-dot-com polled two-thousand people to find out which drivers they say are the…

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Herbert: Have Pledge Of No New Monument In UT

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:39AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah Governor Gary Herbert says the feds won’t surprise the state with a new national monument designation near Canyonlands Park. Speaking yesterday, Herbert said he…

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Arming Local Police With War Weapons Irks Some

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:38AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah lawmakers are defending the moves by state police agencies to equip themselves with military grade weaponry. Critics of the trend say the militarization of…

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Wallet Hub Names Most Educated Cities

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:37AM

(Provo, UT)—Provo is being called home to some of the best and brightest. The city ranks third in the nation on Wallet Hub’s list of most educated cities….

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Logan Police Seek Hit-And-Run Suspect

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:36AM

(Logan, UT)—Police in Logan are on the lookout for a woman accused of a hit-and-run. Police say the woman was driving near 400 North and 100 West last…

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Angry Panhandler Damages Car, Hits Woman

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:36AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Salt Lake police say an violent panhandler is now behind bars. Officers responded to reports of a man who allegedly beat a car with his…

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Police Arrest 7th Suspect In Orem Kidnapping

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:33AM

(Payson, UT)—Police in Utah County say they’ve arrested a seventh suspect in connection to a complex kidnapping case near Orem. Police arrested 20-year-old Rodolfo “Rudy” Licea yesterday after…

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BLM Removes Dinosaur Prints In Moab

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:32AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—BLM crews are working to remove two dinosaur tracks in Moab. The agency says the prints are located near the Poison Spider Dinosaur Track Site….

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Tanning Losing Momentum Among Utah Teens

Published on September 18, 2014 at 07:31AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Fewer teens are using tanning salons in Utah. The state’s Health Department found tanning among students in grades eight-through-12 has lost popularity by one-third. The…

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Herbert Hopeful for Utah Public Lands Deal

Published on September 17, 2014 at 12:21PM

Gov. Gary Herbert says federal officials have promised hi Utah won’t be surprised by President Obama creating a new national monument in the state. Herbert said at a news conference…

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State Announces $166M Budget Surplus

Published on September 17, 2014 at 12:14PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Governor Gary Herbert is announcing a 166-million-dollar budget surplus. He says the size shows “we are using every tax dollar to its maximum effect and…

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Appeal Likely to Slow Case Against Man Accused of Killing Millard County Deputy

Published on September 17, 2014 at 12:13PM

Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A likely appeal is expected to slow the prosecution of federal charges against the man who was acquitted in state court of the murder of…

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Swimming Pool Proposals Presented Richfield City Council

Published on September 17, 2014 at 12:05PM

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An architect presented the Richfield City Council with three possible concepts for a new swimming pool during city council meeting last week. VCBO Architecture representative Brent Tippets said his goal…

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Emergency Relief Funds For I-15 Flood Damage

Published on September 17, 2014 at 11:04AM

(Washington, DC)—Clark County has received one-point-five million dollars to repair damage on a portion of I-15 caused by last week’s flash floods. Senator Harry Reid says the money…

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County Declares Emergency In Flood-Stricken Area

Published on September 17, 2014 at 11:03AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—County commissioners have declared a state of emergency for the flood-stricken Moapa Valley. It will allow Clark County to seek federal aid to repair roads damaged…

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Iron County Man Charged With Child Pornography

Published on September 17, 2014 at 07:31AM

(Iron County, UT)—An Iron County man is facing nearly a dozen charges for child pornography. Sixty-five-year-old Lawrence Herring was charged yesterday with ten counts of sexual exploitation of…

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SLC Council Members Discuss Use Of Lethal Force By Cops

Published on September 17, 2014 at 07:29AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Salt Lake City council members are discussing the use of lethal force by police officers. Council members held a work session yesterday in which they…

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Saratoga Springs Police Chief Defends Officers In Public Comments

Published on September 17, 2014 at 07:02AM

(Saratoga Springs, UT)—Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton is speaking out in defense of his officers following the officer-related shooting of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt. Burton spoke out yesterday,...

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Tropical Storm Odile Bringing More Misery To Southwest

Published on September 17, 2014 at 07:01AM

(Phoenix, AZ)—Tropical Storm Odile is lugging enough moisture to trigger another round of heavy rain and severe flooding in the Southwest. The National Weather Service says thunderstorms and…

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There Are Rude Drivers In Utah

Published on September 17, 2014 at 07:00AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah has some of the rudest drivers in the country. Insure.com ranks the Beehive State in tenth for roadway rudeness. The website found most driver’s…

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Saratoga Springs Police Chief Speaks On Officer-Involved Shooting

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:50PM

Police in Saratoga Springs are asking for patience as they continue to investigate the officer-related deadly shooting of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt. Police Chief Andy Burton gave a prepared statement yesterday…

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Hurricane Odile Lashes Mexico's Baja Peninsula

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:50PM

Hurricane Odile could bring heavy thunderstorms and possible severe flooding to Utah later this week. Forecasters say the storm is tracking northward, and Salt Lake City will likely feel the…

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MacNeill Sentenced To Prison

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:49PM

(Provo, UT)—It’s up to 15-years in prison for Martin MacNeill following his conviction for sexually abusing his daughter. MacNeill was sentenced yesterday to between one and 15-years behind…

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Water Commission Takes On Forest Service

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:49PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Utah officials are among a group criticizing a proposal from the U.S. Forest Service. The Utah Water Development Commission wrote a letter recently accusing the…

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Six Arrested In Utah Co. Scheme

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:49PM

(Orem)—A bizarre kidnapping investigation in Utah County has led to six people being arrested. Authorities say more arrests are expected soon. Brandon Warrilow was among those arrested for…

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Truck Restrictions Eased on Damaged I-15 in Nevada

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:43PM

State transportation officials have expanded overnight hours for commercial trucks to use a flood-damaged stretch of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, while crews continue repairs. The…

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Bear Attack in Wyoming Kills Utah Man

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:38PM

A 31-year-old Utah man has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming. Officials aren’t certain yet what type of bear killed Adam Thomas Stewart…

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State Fair Officials Say Event Was A Success

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:36PM

Utah State Fair officials say the 10-day annual fair that wrapped up Sunday was successful. Fair director Michael Steele told KLS-TV that vendors at the show did well and officials…

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Feds Pledge $1.5M for Repairs to I-15 in Nevada

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:33PM

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid says Clark County will get $1.5 million in federal emergency funds to help pay for repairing flood damage on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. Reid’s…

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Miner Killed in Carbon County Accident

Published on September 16, 2014 at 12:30PM

Authorities say a 46-year-old worker is dead after an accident at a Carbon County coal mine. East Carbon Police Chief Sam Leonard says officers were called to reports that a…

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Dyer Withdraws From Millard Primary Election

Published on September 15, 2014 at 11:33AM

Jim Dyer announced Saturday that he will withdraw from the highly controversial Millard County Republican Primary Race. Dyer announced his decision to withdraw from the race for a county commission…

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4 Vehicles Pulled Out of Pineview Reservoir

Published on September 15, 2014 at 11:29AM

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Four vehicles have been pulled out of Pineview Reservoir east of Ogden by divers. Weber County sheriff’s deputies say a recent test of sonar equipment turned up the vehicles, and…

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Lawyer: Police Shot Man In Back

Published on September 15, 2014 at 08:19AM

(Saratoga Springs, UT)—A Utah attorney says the autopsy on a man killed by Saratoga Springs police contradicts officer accounts that he lunged at them with a sword. The…

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Man Killed In ATV Accident

Published on September 15, 2014 at 08:18AM

(Maeser, UT)—A man is dead after being thrown from an ATV in Uintah County. Police say 37-year-old Alan Heiner was killed Saturday night after he failed to negotiate…

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Man Shot To Death By Police

Published on September 15, 2014 at 08:17AM

(Saratoga Springs, UT)—More than 150 people are showing their support for the family of a young man shot to death by police. A candlelight vigil was held yesterday…

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Inmate Dead After Fight At Utah State Prison

Published on September 15, 2014 at 08:17AM

(Draper, UT)—An investigation is ongoing into the death of a 25-year-old inmate at Utah State Prison. Authorities say Christopher Lee Lucas died Saturday at a local hospital following…

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Traffic Moving Around Damaged Portion Of I-15

Published on September 15, 2014 at 08:15AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—Traffic is again moving along a flood-damaged portion of I-15 north of Las Vegas. State transportation officials have reopened the freeway to one lane in each…

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Cedar City Residents Fighting Prairie-Dog Rules

Published on September 12, 2014 at 12:22PM

A federal judge is weighing a lawsuit from Cedar City residents who say prairie dogs are overrunning parts of their town and want federal protections for the animals rolled back….

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Hermansen's Mill celebrates 100 years in business

Published on September 12, 2014 at 09:23AM

Hemansen’s Mill in Gunnison has reached a milestone that very few businesses can claim. They will celebrate 100 years in business this Saturday. The mill was started in 1914 by…

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Famous Mormons In New B-Y-U Web Commercial

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:22AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Several famous Mormons are featured in a new Internet commercial from B-Y-U. Graduates like violinist Lindsey Stirling, Olympic athlete Kate Hansen and NASA fellow Shannon…

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Consumers Digest Ranks Best Retirement Cities

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:21AM

Provo is one of the top twelve best cities for retirees. That’s according to a report from Consumer’s Digest focusing on small- to medium-size cities in the U.S. The magazine…

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Carriage Company Shuts Down

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:18AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An embattled Salt Lake business is locking its doors for good. Carriage for Hire closed up shop recently after being under fire for nearly a…

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Utah Elementary School Teacher Shoots Self In Leg

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:16AM

(Taylorsville, UT)—A Salt Lake City-area school teacher is hospitalized after shooting herself in the leg while in the faculty restroom. A Granite School District spokesman says the incident…

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Man Dead After Allegedly Robbing Bank, Taking Hostages

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:02AM

(St. George, UT)—A man is dead after allegedly robbing a bank and taking two hostages in St. George. Police say officers shot and killed the unidentified suspect yesterday…

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Dozens Of Homes Damaged In Flash Flood

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:01AM

Nearly 140 homes in the Moapa Valley area have been damaged by Monday’s flash flooding. Officials say the 100-year flood also caused over one-million dollars in damage to roads maintained…

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Portions Of Flood-Damaged I-15 To Reopen Tonight

Published on September 12, 2014 at 07:00AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—Drivers will soon avoid detours on the main road from Las Vegas to Utah. Traffic will be open to one lane in each direction along a…

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