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3 new arson fires reported in Provo

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:38PM

Provo officials say crews found and extinguished three more fires that appear to be set by arson early Tuesday. Provo Fire Marshal Lynn Schofield says the first fire started around…

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Police Identify 1 of 2 people's remains from canyon

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:35PM

Police have identified a 41-year-old man whose remains were discovered in Provo Canyon over the weekend. Investigators Tuesday said Jakub Gorowski was a native of Poland and graduate of Brigham…

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Former Coach Says Angilau Had Promising Future

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:31PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A high school football coach says the man who was shot in a federal court room in Salt Lake City Monday was a very likable…

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Parts Of Utah Getting Strong, Damaging Winds

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:30PM

Folks in western and northern Utah are cleaning up the mess caused by fierce winds that blew threw the area yesterday. Gusts were clocked over 70 miles-per-hour in the valleys…

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Teen shot self at Provo school, is in stable condition

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:29PM

Police say a Provo High School student shot himself on school grounds but was not critically injured. Authorities say surveillance cameras captured the 14-year-old about 2:30 p.m. Monday with a…

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Report Looks at AG's Handling of Fraudster's Case

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:25PM

A new report from the Utah attorney general’s office says a jailed businessman did not suffer from former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s influence in his case. But the investigation released…

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Utah Female Prisoners Train Service Dogs for Veterans

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:18PM

A program new to Utah allows female prison inmates to train shelter dogs to serve as companion and service animals for veterans suffering from mental health challenges. Cathy King with…

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Fremont Receives Funds For Water Improvements

Published on April 23, 2014 at 12:12PM

The USDA Rural Development Office awarded Fremont Waterworks an award of $710,000 to improve water systems in Fremont. The award was given to the Wayne County community Tuesday, and includes…

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Utah May Trade School Letter Grades For More Detail

Published on April 23, 2014 at 09:16AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP)-As confirmed in the Salt Lake Tribune Wednesday, the state of Utah’s school grading system may spread to the state’s colleges and universities and potentially drop “letter…

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Romney Donates $10K To Ex-Governor's Defense

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:52AM

(Richmond, VA)—Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making a major donation to the defense fund of an embattled former Virginia Governor. Romney contributed ten-thousand-dollars to the fund to…

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Utah Student Leaders Resolve To Oppose Fight Song

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:50AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Student leaders at the University of Utah are calling for the school to change the words to its traditional fight song, “Utah Man.” The student…

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Airmen Return Home Following Four-Month Deployment

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:49AM

(Hill Air Force Base, UT)—More than a hundred Air Force service men and women are back home in Utah. More than 130 airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing…

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Utahn Sentenced In Las Vegas For Accident

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:49AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A Utah woman will serve 12-years in prison for her role in a summertime crash in Las Vegas. Nyakueth Tear was sentenced yesterday after pleading…

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University Of Utah Nurse Apologizes For Controversial Comment

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:46AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A University of Utah nurse is apologizing for his comment regarding an alleged gang member killed outside a federal courthouse. Todd Shrum is on suspension…

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Democrats Consider SLC For Presidential Nominating Convention

Published on April 23, 2014 at 06:44AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The Democratic National Committee is considering Salt Lake for its presidential nominating convention. The DNC announced they are accepting proposals for the 2016 event until…

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Utah's Wildfire Season Seems to be Underway

Published on April 22, 2014 at 12:57PM

As we enter late April, it appears that Utah’s wildfire season is under way. Fires have been reported in areas of Northern Utah including the 75-acre brush fire near Utah…

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USU Extension Agent Receives Award

Published on April 22, 2014 at 12:51PM

Utah State University recently presented the 2014 Friend of Extension Award to former Utah Commissioner of Agriculture and Food Leonard Blackham. Blackham was born and raised in Moroni and became…

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Caution advised when giving to charity

Published on April 22, 2014 at 12:47PM

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The Better Business Bureau in Utah reports that a charity working in the Salt Lake valley may not be all that charitable. They are urging donors to use caution when…

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Gunnison Prison Put on Lockdown After Courtroom Shooting

Published on April 22, 2014 at 12:41PM

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The Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison was put on lockdown Monday following a shooting in a Salt Lake City courtroom. A member of the Tongan Crip Gang was on…

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Police Say Mom Used Meth While Pregnant

Published on April 22, 2014 at 12:03PM

A St. George woman is facing child endangerment charges after being accused of using meth while pregnant. Police say the baby was delivered by emergency C-section last week because of…

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Six Cattle Confirmed Dead In Roundup

Published on April 22, 2014 at 10:37AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—The Bureau of Land Management confirms six cattle died in this month’s roundup near Cliven Bundy’s ranch outside Las Vegas. The “Review-Journal” says according to the…

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Manti CIty Land Purchase

Published on April 22, 2014 at 09:20AM

The Manti City Council voted to approve a land purchase during a special council meeting on Friday April 19th. The purchase will include 150 acres of undeveloped land south of…

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More Utah High Schools Offering Ninth Grade

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:26AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An increasing number of Utah’s high schools are adding ninth grade to the curriculum. The “Tribune” says Utah has long been considered unusual for having…

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Provo High Student O-K After Shooting Self In Face

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:24AM

(Provo, UT)—Provo authorities are investigating how a teen shot himself in the face yesterday at school. The 14-year-old student from Provo High School miraculously survived with only minor…

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L-D-S Video Has More Than 5M Online Views

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:21AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An online video from the L-D-S Church celebrating Easter is gaining attention for how many people watched. The “Deseret News” says the video titled “Because…

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Logan Charter School Named One Of America's Best

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:20AM

(Logan, UT)—A new study finds that a Utah charter school is the best in the state. The list by “U.S. News and Report” says InTech Collegiate High in…

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Alleged Gang Member Killed In Federal Courthouse Shooting

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:19AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An alleged gang member is dead after being gunned down in a federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. The man was a defendant in a…

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Attorney Appointed To Utah Mom Accused Of Killing 6 Babies

Published on April 22, 2014 at 07:16AM

(Provo, UT)—Criminal charges against a Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing her babies aren’t expected to be filed until next week. Megan Huntsman is accused of suffocating her…

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Police Issue Reminder About Gun Safety After Child Shooting

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:41PM

(Logan, UT)—Logan police are reminding people about gun safety after a two-year-old College Ward boy was accidentally killed over the weekend. Cache County sheriffs say the boy’s three-year-old…

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Same-Sex Marriage Case Could Get Tossed On Technicality

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:40PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—There’s a chance Utah’s same-sex marriage case could get thrown out. Last week, a three-judge appeals panel asked attorneys whether the Amendment Three lawsuit targeted…

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Shooting At Federal Courthouse

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:39PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Salt Lake City police say a gang member was shot this morning at the federal courthouse. Today was the first day of a trial related…

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Drowsy Driving Results in Accident in Redmond

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:18PM

A driver that fell asleep at the wheel was the cause of an accident in Redmond Friday. 69-year-old Harold Gunn of South Jordan was driving near the intersection of Sheep…

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Tractor Stolen From Annabella Home

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:15PM

A small homebuilt tractor was reported stolen Friday from Kim Wilson of Annabella. The tractor had been taken from his field near 215 East 200 North. Sevier County Sheriff Nate…

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Shots Fired by Intoxicated Man in Sigurd

Published on April 21, 2014 at 12:11PM

Sevier County Deputies were dispatched to a report of shots fired at 333 West Center St. in Sigurd Friday. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said that when deputies arrived they…

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Reid And Heller Clash Over BLM Standoff

Published on April 21, 2014 at 10:13AM

(Las Vegas, NV)—Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller are at odds over the BLM’s standoff with rancher Cliven Bundy. The two lawmakers made a rare joint appearance Friday…

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Rally Held In Support Of Rancher

Published on April 21, 2014 at 10:12AM

Supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy held an Easter rally in Senator Harry Reid’s hometown. Over two-dozen protesters lined the main road of Searchlight yesterday, against the Bureau of Land Management’s…

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Man's Body Found In Memory Grove Park

Published on April 21, 2014 at 06:40AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—A grisly discovery over the weekend in Memory Grove Park is now being investigated. Salt Lake City authorities say the body of a man about…

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Two Bodies Found In Provo Canyon

Published on April 21, 2014 at 06:39AM

(Pleasant Grove, UT)—An investigation is under way in Provo after a hiker discovered the skeletal remains of two people in a remote area of Provo canyon. Police say…

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3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Tooele

Published on April 21, 2014 at 06:37AM

(Tooele, UT)—Seismologists are saying Saturday night’s earthquake in Tooele was a minor event. Seismologists from the University of Utah tell KSL-TV the 3.2 magnitude shaker was a “shallow…

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Gas Prices Hit 13-Month High

Published on April 21, 2014 at 06:36AM

Salt Lake City drivers are paying less at the pump than the rest of the nation. The latest Lundberg Survey finds SLC has the least expensive gas at three-29 a…

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Richfield Announces New Parks and Rec Director

Published on April 18, 2014 at 01:00PM

The city of Richfield has announced who will replace Paul Foster, the city’s Parks and Recreation Director who has accepted a position as a manager for a recreational complex in…

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Drunk Driving Results in Sanpete County Car Accident

Published on April 18, 2014 at 11:05AM

Two cars hit head-on while driving on Highway 89 in Sanpete County Sunday, and UHP says both drivers were under the influence of alcohol. At 6:00 a.m. 32-year-old Jaime Hureta…

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Three Car Pile-up in Mt. Pleasant

Published on April 18, 2014 at 10:52AM

Three vehicles were involved in an accident Thursday on SR-116 between Mt. Pleasant and Moroni. At about 5:15 p.m., 39-year-old Bonnie Brown of Mt. Pleasant was traveling east towards Mt….

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Nevada Rancher Says BLM Destroyed Property and Killed Cattle

Published on April 18, 2014 at 10:41AM

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Two bulls were found dead by Clark County, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after the Bureau of Land Management halted their round-up of his cattle. The Bundy’s say the BLM also…

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SVMC Creates Scholarship Fund in Honor of Kendall Willardson

Published on April 18, 2014 at 10:30AM

Sevier Valley Medical Center has announced the creation of a scholarship fund in memory of the late Kendall J. Willardson. The Kendall J. Willardson Memorial Scholarship will provide two $1000…

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Sanpete County Republican convention results

Published on April 18, 2014 at 08:39AM

Sanpete County Republican delegates met at Manti High School Thursday evening, April 17, to narrow the list of candidates who will appear on the ballot for the primary election to…

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Rancher Won't Answer Letters From BLM

Published on April 18, 2014 at 06:43AM

Rancher Cliven Bundy isn’t responding to letters about his dispute with the federal government over grazing fees. One of Bundy’s sons tells the “Review-Journal” his 67-year-old father hasn’t opened four…

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Cattlemen's Association Responds To Bundy Dispute

Published on April 18, 2014 at 06:43AM

The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association sympathizes with rancher Cliven Bundy’s battle over grazing land fees, but says the issue must be solved legally. The NCA calls private property rights “the foundation…

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Feds Say Two Bulls Euthanized During Roundup

Published on April 18, 2014 at 06:42AM

Two bulls were euthanized during the Bureau of Land Management’s roundup of rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle. A BLM spokesman tells the “Review-Journal” the bulls posed a “safety hazard,” but did…

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Reid Calls Rancher's Supporters "Domestic Terrorists"

Published on April 18, 2014 at 06:39AM

Senator Harry Reid says armed supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy are “domestic terrorists.” During an event hosted by the “Review-Journal” yesterday, Reid said some protesters involved in Last Saturday’s armed…

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Autopsies Complete For Seven Dead Infants

Published on April 18, 2014 at 06:38AM

Police say medical examiners have completed their autopsies on seven dead babies found inside the home of a Pleasant Grove resident Megan Huntsman. Authorities are not yet releasing the results,...

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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Collision

Published on April 17, 2014 at 03:31PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP)-Per the official Twitter of St. George News, reports have emerged that a motorcyclist was hospitalized after colliding with a car Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. Along the…

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Report: Texas Authorities Seizing Yearning For Zion Ranch

Published on April 17, 2014 at 12:50PM

Police in Texas are apparently taking possession of Warren Jeffs’ Yearning for Zion Ranch outside Eldorado. The “Eldorado Success” reports two police cars are parked guarding the front gate. Back…

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Teenage Girl Will Stand Trial In Utah County Cop's Murder

Published on April 17, 2014 at 12:49PM

A judge is ordering a 17-year-old girl to stand trial in connection with the shooting death of one Utah County police officer and the wounding of another. Meagan Grunwald is…

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Little Sahara to Host Ribbon Cutting

Published on April 17, 2014 at 11:19AM

The Little Sahara Recreation Area will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday celebrating the completion of two helicopter landing pads located near the visitor center. The helipads will allow for…

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Police: Utah Woman Gave Birth at Home

Published on April 17, 2014 at 11:14AM

Authorities say a Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before allegedly strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home. Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts…

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Sevier County Seeks Public Input on Trail System

Published on April 17, 2014 at 11:10AM

The Sevier County Commission is seeking the public’s input and opinions concerning the ATV trail system in the area. The Commission is sponsoring a meeting to discuss the possibility of…

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Energy Leaders Tour Beaver County Energy Sources

Published on April 17, 2014 at 11:04AM

Owners of various businesses from Salt Lake City toured a handful of alternative energy plants in Beaver County Wednesday. The tour was sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce,...

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Atheists and Mormon Leaders Gather

Published on April 17, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mormon historians and atheist leaders came together Wednesday night in an effort to dispel misconceptions and seek understanding. Two professors of history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

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Little Sahara Prepares For Busy Easter Weekend

Published on April 17, 2014 at 10:54AM

The Little Sahara Recreation Area in Juab County is preparing for it’s biggest weekend of the year. Jay Cram, manager for Little Sahara, said 20-30 thousand visitors are expected to…

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Utahns Ready For The Great Shakeout

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:21AM

Hundreds of thousands of school students and teachers around the state are signed up to take part in today’s Great Utah Shakeout. It’s a seismic safety awareness campaign that’s being…

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Homicide Investigation Ongoing After Police Find Body In Home

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:20AM

A homicide investigation is under way in Taylorsville after police found a dead body inside a home. Police discovered the body of a 59-year-old woman Tuesday at a home near…

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Man Pleads Guilty To Shooting At Synagogue

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:20AM

A Salt Lake man will be sentenced in July after pleading guilty to shooting a gun at a local synagogue. Twenty-one-year-old Macon Openshaw pleaded guilty yesterday to firing off three…

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Fire Destroys Home In Millcreek

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:20AM

Firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm house fire in Millcreek. The 45-foot blaze ignited yesterday evening on Evergreen Avenue southeast of Salt Lake City. Officials were able to…

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Duchesne Couple Arrested For Leaving Kid In Car To Drink

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:20AM

A Duchesne County couple will appear in court next week for felony charges after allegedly leaving their three-year-old son inside their car to go drinking. Prosecutors say Sara Eitel and…

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Smart Speaks About Resilience At Rape Seminar

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:19AM

Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapping is a story about forgiveness and resilience, not terror and trauma. That’s according to “Boston Magazine” after hearing Smart speak at a rape education seminar last week….

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University Cops: Masked Man On Campus

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:19AM

Officials from the University of Utah are looking for the masked man who reportedly tried to assault a female student on campus. The student told university police that a masked…

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Survey: Utah Payday Loan Rates Among Highest

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:18AM

A new study says payday loan rates in Utah are among the nation’s highest. The “Tribune” says Utah is one of seven states that have no limit on the amount…

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San Juan Co. Commissioner To Defy Order

Published on April 17, 2014 at 06:17AM

An effort is afoot to circumvent federal authorities and bring all-terrain vehicles back to Recapture Canyon. San Juan commissioner Phil Lyman says he’s tired of waiting for the Bureau of…

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