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Trophy bull elk poached near Antimony

Published on October 31, 2014 at 12:25PM

A trophy bull elk was shot and killed in Garfield County and Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the poacher. DWR conservation officers…

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Mother Of Darrien Hunt Under Investigation

Published on October 31, 2014 at 12:23PM

The mother of a man who was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police is under investigation. Susan Hunt is accused of hitting two officers while they were citing another…

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Women's Session Now Part of LDS General Conference

Published on October 31, 2014 at 12:09PM

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The LDS Church’s semiannual General Women’s Meeting is now an official session of the faith’s semiannual general conferences. Jessica Moody, spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...

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More Than 100 Extra Troopers On Roads This Weekend

Published on October 31, 2014 at 12:05PM

Utah law enforcement officers will be out in force this Halloween weekend as part of a blitz to catch drunk drivers. The Utah Highway Patrol says in a statement that…

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Officials Delay Naming Sites For New State Prison

Published on October 31, 2014 at 12:01PM

State leaders say they’re going to postpone naming the fours cities in northern Utah where they’re considering building a new state prison. Members of the state Prison Relocation Commission had…

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Cedar City Police Officer Sentenced to Jail, Probation

Published on October 31, 2014 at 11:15AM

Credit: The Salt Lake Tribune A former Cedar City police officer – who was arrested in June on suspicion of driving under the influence in his patrol car while off-duty…

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More Veterans Embark On Another Honor Flight

Published on October 31, 2014 at 11:11AM

Nearly four dozen Wold War II veterans from Utah landed in Washington, D.C. Thursday evening. For many, the trip to see the memorials built in their honor is their first…

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Two More Arrested in Cedar City Murder Case

Published on October 31, 2014 at 11:07AM

Cedar City Police arrested two more suspects Thursday night on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of 45-year-old Cedar City Resident Shawn Leroy Multine. 18-year-old Clarissa Bulletts, who…

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Salt Lake City Optimistic About Future Olympic Bid

Published on October 31, 2014 at 11:03AM

Salt Lake City officials don’t know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 Games wants the world to know…

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EMS Recognition at Sanpete Valley Hospital

Published on October 31, 2014 at 10:54AM

Sanpete Valley Hospital recently began recognizing emergency responders associated with three local ambulance organizations who provide service to the hospital and surrounding communities with the Extraordinary Save Award. According to…

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Sanpete Valley Hospital now Level 4 Trauma facility

Published on October 31, 2014 at 10:44AM

Sanpete Valley Hospital recently received recognition as a Level 4 Trauma receiving facility. The designation was earned after proving to state visitors that the hospital has implemented and sustained best…

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Sanpete Valley Hospital ER expansion

Published on October 31, 2014 at 10:35AM

Emergency patients who are taken to Sanpete Valley Hospital in Mt. Pleasant now have an expanded emergency department ready to care for them. The recently completed expansion includes a new…

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Two Utahns Showing Ebola Symptoms

Published on October 31, 2014 at 06:29AM

Two Utahns are being closely watched after showing Ebola-like symptoms. The two travelers recently returned to the Beehive State, but health officials aren’t releasing their names or where they live….

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Stracks' Relatives Speak Out About New Details In Their Deaths

Published on October 31, 2014 at 06:29AM

Relatives of the Springville family recently found dead in their home are speaking out about the tragedy. Investigators recently revealed that their deaths don’t appear to be accidental. Relatives of…

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Love Leads Owens By Five Points In Congressional Race

Published on October 31, 2014 at 06:28AM

Republican Mia Love is enjoying a small lead over Democrat Doug Owens in the race for the 4th District congressional seat. A new UtahPolicy.com poll released yesterday shows Love leading…

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Authorities ID Accused National Park Vandal

Published on October 31, 2014 at 06:28AM

The National Park Service is releasing the identity of an artist accused of vandalizing nearly a dozen national parks, including three in Utah. Officials say 21-year-old Casey Nocket A-K-A Creepytings…

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Washington County Passes Land Control Resolution

Published on October 30, 2014 at 01:31PM

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The Washington County Commission approved two resolutions Wednesday to protest what they feel is the federal government’s ‘overreach’ in enforcing land use laws. The first resolution declares Friday as “Grant…

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Ballots Include 3 Amendments to Utah Constitution

Published on October 30, 2014 at 11:14AM

As Utahn’s begin to vote, whether by mail or in person on November 4, they are noticing three amendments to the Utah Constitution on the ballot. Amendment A would no…

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Scholars Challenge Legality of Transfer of Public Lands

Published on October 30, 2014 at 11:06AM

Legal Scholars with the University of Utah released a statement Wednesday concluding the state has no legal basis to demand the federal government turn over title to public lands. John…

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Consumer Attitude Index Continues to Rise

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:48AM

Consumers in Utah continue to show confidence in the state’s economy. The latest Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose .4 points to 109.7 from September to October, nearly attaining…

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Utah: Best Place To Raise A Girl

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:45AM

Utah is one of the best states to raise a young girl. That’s according to a Girl Scouts report which ranked the Beehive State in the top-ten for raising a…

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Parks officials seek off-road council candidate

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:38AM

Utah State Parks officials are looking for a candidate to serve on an off-highway vehicle council. The Off-Highway Vehicle Advisory Council offers input to state officials on issues that concern…

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'Super Dell' accused of chasing owl in paraglider

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:38AM

Former TV pitchman Dell “Super Dell” Schanze faces two misdemeanor charges after prosecutors say he chased a barn owl while riding in his motorized paraglider. Officials with the U.S. Attorney’s…

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Reyes leads fundraising in attorney general race

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:37AM

New campaign finance reports show Republican Attorney General Sean Reyes continues to lead his Democratic opponent in fundraising. Reports filed Tuesday show Reyes collected $104,000 from Aug. 29 through Oct….

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Man shot with sword looked like threat

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:36AM

Search warrants show Saratoga Springs, Utah, police officers chased and shot a black man armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume because they thought he…

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Prosecutors oppose splitting bribery cases

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:36AM

Prosecutors want two former Utah attorneys general accused of bribery to go to trial together. John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff want to be tried separately, which attorneys say would prevent…

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Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

Published on October 30, 2014 at 10:35AM

Police say poison likely killed five Utah family members found last month in the same room with cups next to their bodies. Investigators found empty bottles of methadone and ten…

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Injuries Sustained in Accident on Richfield Main Street

Published on October 30, 2014 at 07:31AM

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One driver sustained minor injuries after a collision on Main Street in Richfield Tuesday afternoon. 43-year-old Karen Richards was driving north when she stopped for children at a crosswalk when…

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South Sevier FFA Groups Qualifies For State

Published on October 29, 2014 at 02:36PM

South Sevier High School’s FFA range team has qualified for nationals. The team earned their spot after placing third in a regional event in Ephraim. Team members include Taya Jensen,...

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North Sevier Teacher Receives Award

Published on October 29, 2014 at 02:29PM

A science teacher at North Sevier High School was honored as one of the states top 10 teachers. Mr. Kelly Peterson was given the UEA Excellence in Teaching award during…

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Salina Considers Raising Business Fees

Published on October 29, 2014 at 01:58PM

Business owners in Salina may soon be charged more for city licenses. Salina City Mayor Dustin Deaton asked city council members to consider raising business licenses fees for both home…

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Wanted Men Die in Fiery Crash

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:57AM

Police say two men who were killed in a fiery car crash last week had warrants out for their arrest. Thirty-four-year-old Guy Nelson Tsosie Jr. and 25-year-old Taukatelata Faulua were…

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Tintic High School Gun Incident

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:56AM

A Juab County high school student is facing possible charges for bringing a handgun to school. Police arrested the 15-year-old student yesterday at Tintic High School in Eureka after a…

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Hunting Change Proposals

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:55AM

Hunting changes for 2015 have been proposed by the state Division of Wildlife Resources. One proposal would allow a small number of people to deer hunt all three seasons —…

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Cedar Woman Arrested for Road Rage

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:53AM

A road rage incident has led to a Cedar City woman being held behind bars after police say she hit a man with a gun. Kimberly Tishe is accused of…

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Polls Show Big Leads

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:52AM

A new UtahPolicy.com poll shows Republicans have big leads in three different Congressional races as we get closer to election day. Representative Rob Bishop is ahead of Democrat Donna McAleer…

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Saratoga Police Shooting

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:50AM

An official autopsy in the deadly shooting of a sword-wielding man reveals he was shot by Saratoga Springs officers from behind. The state M.E.’s Office released the report Tuesday which…

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NASCAR Driver in Court

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:49AM

A former NASCAR driver accused of leading police on a 150-mph chase through parts of Nevada, Arizona and Utah last year is expected to take a plea deal. Utah Highway…

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Missing Richfield Woman

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:47AM

Richfield City Police Lt. Alan DeMille says Melanie Lynn Daniels, 46, was reported missing by her sister Sept. 25th. He said Daniels has a history of disappearing from time to…

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Ethan Passes Away

Published on October 29, 2014 at 10:45AM

Sadness, but gratitude expressed in memory of 4-year old Ethan Van Leuven who won the hearts of all Utahns and the nation in his last days of battling leukemia. Ethan…

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Sevier County Commission Passes Resolution Against BLM Actions

Published on October 28, 2014 at 12:18PM

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The Sevier County Commission has joined several other surrounding counties in passing a resolution protesting the charges against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman. The Bureau of Land Management filed…

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Plea deal for ex-NASCAR driver charged in chase

Published on October 28, 2014 at 11:49AM

A former NASCAR driver accused of leading police on a 150-mph chase through parts of Nevada, Arizona and Utah last year is expected to take a plea deal Tuesday. Utah…

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Mesquite Man Charged

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:39AM

A Nevada man has been charged after a fatal hit-and-run in Ivins City. Santa Clara police say Gary Fairse of Mesquite, has been charged with a 3rd degree felony ……

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Ebola Detection Test Approved

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:37AM

The FDA has authorized the emergency use of tests that can detect the Ebola virus. It’s called the FilmArray BioThreat-E test, invented by BioFire Diagnostics. The equipment is at hospitals…

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Owens - Love Tied in Polling

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:33AM

Surprising news from a new poll by Brigham Young University showing Doug Owens ahead of Mia Love in the Congressional District 4 race. The results show Democrat Doug Owens has…

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AG Reyes a Likely Winner Tuesday

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:31AM

Two new polls show Republican Attorney General Sean Reyes comfortably ahead of Democratic challenger Charles Stormont heading into the election next week.Reyes has a 47 percent to 27 percent lead…

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Cedar Breaks is Winterizing

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:29AM

The winter season has begun at Cedar Breaks national monument. Park facilities, including the campground, restrooms and visitors center are closed for the season. The Cedar Breaks Winter Ranger Station…

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Polls Show Stewart Leading in 2nd District

Published on October 28, 2014 at 10:27AM

A new BYU poll confirms Rep. Chris Stewart’s strong lead in his bid to return to Congress. His 43% compares to Democrat State Sen. Luz Robles with 37 percent of…

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Powell Re-Arrested

Published on October 27, 2014 at 09:05PM

Steven Powell was re-charged and re-arrested Monday and is headed back to court. Powell, who was released from prison in March after serving 30 months for his conviction on multiple…

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BYU-Idaho Threat Arrest

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:56AM

Police in Idaho have arrested an individual in connection to a shooting threat at BYU-Idaho. Police say a message appeared on social media yesterday promising a shooting at the campus…

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Snow Professors Highly Ranked

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:55AM

Each year RateMyProfessors.com, the largest online destination for college rankings, compiles a list of the top professors based on ratings from students. On the highest rated list for 2013-2014 Snow…

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Motorhome Speeding

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:54AM

UHP reporting 25 year old James Quach and 24 year old Ryan Darby were stopped driving a late-model motorhome on SR-89 in Garfield county over the weekend. The two were…

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Rifle Deer Hunt Ends

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:53AM

Sunday marked the end of the rifle buck deer hunt in Utah. Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources said it seems there’s a good mix of does and bucks…

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St. George Speeding Crash Death

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:52AM

The driver of a Corvette who died after launching his vehicle into the air while traveling at a high rate of speed, has been identified. Colin D. Wiest of St….

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Low Student SAGE Scores

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:50AM

Fewer than half of Utah’s students are passing new scholastic proficiency tests. Today the Utah State Office of Education released the first results of a new year-end testing system, known…

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Cell Phone Fraud

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:47AM

An Elsinore woman was called by an unknown individual claiming she had not paid her cell phone bill. She gave her credit card and debit card information to the caller….

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Sevier Suicide

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:46AM

Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis reporting 14 Deputies responded to Redmond for what appears to have been a suicide death. Emilie Stakely was found by her husband,dead from what appears…

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Two Die in Fiery Crash

Published on October 27, 2014 at 10:44AM

Two people are dead after a high-speed chase in Carbon County ended in a fiery crash into a house. A fight broke out Friday at Tuscan Restaurant in Price. Police…

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