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67-year-old woman identified as victim in fatal Tooele crash

Published on May 02, 2016 at 01:00PM

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a woman who died after her vehicle crashed in Tooele. Authorities say 67-year-old Huong Tran Ngo was traveling the eastbound…

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Stepfather to be charged in Utah toddler's drowning death

Published on May 02, 2016 at 01:00PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A toddler has died after Unified police say the boy’s stepfather tried to drown him. Authorities say 18-month-old Ethan Antes succumbed to his injuries Sunday…

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The Latest: Gov. Herbert visits city damaged by wind

Published on May 02, 2016 at 12:59PM

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert is visiting a northern Utah community enduring power outages and property damage caused by powerful winds. Governor’s spokesman Jon Cox says Herbert arrived…

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Lawmaker evaluating prison move built homes near Draper site

Published on May 02, 2016 at 12:58PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker deeply involved in the state prison relocation process was simultaneously building town houses near the current prison site. The Salt Lake Tribune…

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US agency's Nevada boss urges roundup of 4,000 mustangs

Published on May 02, 2016 at 12:58PM

US agency’s Nevada boss urges roundup of 4,000 mustangs RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Nevada director wants to free up more federal rangeland for livestock…

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Miss Lamb Day

Published on May 02, 2016 at 10:26AM

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A new Miss Lamb Days was crowned over the weekend. Jordan Henson, daughter of Jeremy and Abby Ivory and Jeremy Henson, will carry the Miss Lamb Days title. She also…

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New Miss Manti Crowned

Published on May 02, 2016 at 09:42AM

A new Miss Manti was crowned Saturday night at the pageant held at Manti High School. Jill Olsen, daughter of Scott and Melissa Olsen will be Manti’s queen with first…

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Miss Ephraim pageant scheduled for Saturday

Published on May 02, 2016 at 07:00AM

The Miss Ephraim Scholarship Pageant will showcase six young ladies on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Eccles Center on the Snow College Ephraim campus. The theme is…

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Woman Abducted In Delta, Millard County Sheriff's Office Seeks Information

Published on April 29, 2016 at 01:53PM

The Millard County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the public in an effort to get more information about an abduction that took place on Wednesday, April 20th. The sheriff’s…

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13 Professors Honored By Southern Utah University at Graduation

Published on April 29, 2016 at 08:57AM

CEDAR CITY, Utah-Friday at Southern Utah University’s graduation, it was announced that 13 outstanding educators at the institution will be commemorated per a report in the St. George/Color Country Spectrum….

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Memorial Service Being Planned for Sheriff's Deputy

Published on April 28, 2016 at 04:58PM

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50 year old Millard County sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Brett William Nielson, tragically died on Friday, April 22, near Kanarraville on I-15. Nielson grew up in Wendover. His family moved to…

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Arrest Reports

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:35PM

Juvenile Arrests: Male Juvenile, 17, Richfield UT, Illegal Consumption/Possession of Alcohol. Female Juvenile, 14, Richfield UT, Failure to Obey a Peace Officer. Male Juvenile, 15, Richfield UT, Illegal Consumption/Possession of…

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Manti Principal is Administrator of the Year

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:29PM

The Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (UIAAA) has named Manti High School principal George Henrie as Administrator of the Year. The UIAAA is comprised of Utah high school administrators and…

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Utah woman arrested in Oklahoma, suspected of kidnapping

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:15PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Utah woman wanted for kidnapping her 1-year-old grandson has been arrested in Oklahoma. Tulsa County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Green says 56-year-old Donna Jones of Heber…

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Utah officials want to investigate Bears Ears push

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:15PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State lawmakers opposed to creating a new national monument in southern Utah are questioning whether American Indian people support the idea and are calling for…

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Guns, fake weapons commonly seized at Salt Lake City airport

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:14PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say handguns and objects designed to look like weapons are routinely seized at Salt Lake City International Airport. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that…

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USU-Uintah Basin campus appoints new executive director

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:14PM

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — Utah State University’s Uintah Basin campus has named a new executive director to oversee operations of its Roosevelt and Vernal locations. The Deseret News reports that…

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Community celebrates new hospital on Navajo Nation

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:13PM

KAYENTA, Ariz. (AP) — A large crowd gathered Wednesday to dedicate a new hospital that will serve a population of about 20,000 in the Kayenta (kuh-YHEN’-tuh) area. At nearly 180,000…

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Wildlife agency agrees to deadline for wolf recovery plan

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:13PM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to a deadline to craft a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf. The agency reached a…

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Primary opponent files FEC complaint against Chaffetz

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:13PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s primary opponent has filed a request for a Federal Election Commission investigation into the incumbent’s campaign spending. Chia-Chi Teng on Wednesday submitted…

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Some relatives of man killed by police settle lawsuit

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:13PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Though a wrongful death lawsuit is still pending, part of a legal fight connected to a man fatally shot by Salt Lake City police in…

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K9 killed, suspect wounded in SWAT standoff in Utah

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:12PM

MILLCREEK, Utah (AP) — A suspect has been hospitalized and a police K9 has died after a standoff with SWAT officers in Utah. Officials say a Unified Police SWAT team…

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Miss Lamb Days to be chosen

Published on April 28, 2016 at 02:03PM

“Once Upon a Time” is the theme of the Miss Lamb Days pageant scheduled for this Saturday in Fountain Green. The seven young ladies vying for the title include Olivia…

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Vehicle Fire on I-15 in St. George Shuts Down Interstate Briefly

Published on April 27, 2016 at 04:25PM

ST. GEORGE, Utah-Per a report in the St. George News, Wednesday afternoon, northbound Interstate 15 within St. George city limits was shut down because of a vehicle fire. The fire…

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60 Pounds of Nails Disrupts Traffic at Sand Hollow

Published on April 27, 2016 at 12:22PM

HURRICANE, Utah-Per a report in the St. George News, a box of roofing nails fell off a truck, closing Sand Hollow Road and disrupting traffic near Sand Hollow State Park…

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Circleville Memorial Created To Remember Victims

Published on April 27, 2016 at 11:04AM

Over 100 people from all over the state of Utah gathered last Friday, the 22nd, to dedicate the new memorial in Circleville that was formulated as an effort remember the…

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Liquor commissioners quiet over 'Deadpool' lawsuit

Published on April 27, 2016 at 08:08AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s liquor commissioners have sidestepped questions about a Salt Lake City movie theater that could be punished for serving drinks during a screening of the…

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Central Utah Participates In "The Great Utah Shakeout"

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:38PM

Over 900,000 Utahns signed up to participate in the Great Utah Shakeout Thursday, April 21st. The participants included elementary schools, state offices, businesses, and a group of high-level emergency coordinators…

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Boyfriend gets at least 15 years in girl's beating death

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:06PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to killing his Utah girlfriend with a shovel when they were both teenagers will serve at least 15 years…

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States file opening brief in federal ozone rule challenge

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:05PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of states has filed its opening brief in a federal lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s new ozone limits. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tightened…

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Ryan Reynolds helps out Utah cinema in 'Deadpool' trouble

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:05PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Ryan Reynolds is backing a Salt Lake City movie theater in hot water with Utah liquor authorities for serving drinks during a screening of…

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'Sister Wives' ask court to reconsider polygamy ruling

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:04PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The polygamous family from the TV show “Sister Wives” is asking an appeals court to reconsider a decision that upheld Utah’s law banning polygamy. Kody…

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Gary Herbert, Mike Lee representing Utah at GOP convention

Published on April 26, 2016 at 02:04PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert, first lady Jeanette Herbert and a handful of Utah’s elected officials are among the state’s delegates to the Republican National Convention this…

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New Miss Manti to be crowned

Published on April 26, 2016 at 01:36PM

Six young ladies from Manti will be competing for the title of Miss Manti on Saturday, April 30. The theme for the evening will be “I want to see you…

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BYU Purchases Provo High Property

Published on April 26, 2016 at 12:30PM

PROVO, Utah-Per a Tuesday report from KSL-TV Channel 5 in Salt Lake City, Brigham Young University has purchased the Provo High School Property at 1125 N. University Avenue for $25…

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Utah Park Rangers Ramp Up Boat Inspections As Weather Warms

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:09PM

(Deer Creek State Park, UT)—Utah’s state park rangers are stepping up inspections as more and more Utahns begin hitting the water this spring. Assistant Park Manager Steve Bullock…

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Utah Studies Show Cannabis Provides Relief From Epilepsy

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:07PM

Clinical trials started in Utah show medical-grade cannabis provides relief for child patients suffering from severe epilepsy. That’s the conclusion of three separate clinical trials at the U.’s pediatric neurology…

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Safety Urged After Several Motorcyclist Deaths

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:05PM

Utah Highway Patrol is urging drivers to focus on safety after a series of deadly motorcycle crashes this month. They’re encouraging bikers to have proper gear including a helmet and…

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Burial Ground Fight Delays School Construction

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:05PM

(San Juan County, UT)—The San Juan County school district is running out of time in settling a dispute delaying the construction of a new elementary school. Several Navajo…

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Feds Want 33-Year Jail Term For Johnson

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:04PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Federal prosecutors are calling for convicted Saint George businessman Jeremy Johnson to spend 33 years behind bars. That’s according to new bank filings from the…

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Herbert Forced Into Primary

Published on April 25, 2016 at 05:03PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Governor Herbert will have to face Overstock.com Chairman Jonathan Johnson in a primary election. That’s after a Convention defeat on Saturday where Johnson hammered him…

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