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Dash-cam shows man accused of crashing into Hurricane police car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:43am

Washington County Sheriff's Office released dash-cam video Monday evening of an early Sunday morning arrest that involved a man accused of driving recklessly through three Southern Utah towns.

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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:20am

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.

Hillary Clinton to make brief stop in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:56am

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home.

Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:28pm

A young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.

Man arrested in connection with Taylorsville apartment fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:27pm

A 28-year-old man was arrested following a fire at an apartment complex Sunday.

Solitude Fire acreage revised to 2,100

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:26pm

Rain slowed the growth of the Solitude Fire, and U.S. Forest Service officials were able to obtain accurate aerial mapping of the acreage.

Truckers implore motorists to turn on headlights in rainy conditions

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:25pm

When it starts to rain out on the roads, like it did Monday, can big trucks see you? Semitruck drivers and safety officials say turning your lights on in the rain is a common sense approach, and improves visibility and safety.

Tween YouTuber a finalist in convention contest

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:55pm

Last March, two local YouTubers created a unique "Frozen" mashup together that garnered millions of views.

ACLU says prisoners want improved living conditions, more opportunity

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:36pm

Sunday, the Utah ACLU released a statement supporting the prisoners on a hunger strike in a Utah prison facility, encouraging the Utah Department of Corrections to reassess several of the issues outlined in the inmates' letter. The department said, however, that it has been working over the last several months to address those issues.

Utah dairy farmer, circus performers switch places for TV series

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:03pm

An old adage says that to know someone you must "walk a mile in their shoes," so a local dairy farmer and two California circus performers did just that for a TV series.

Salt Lake police looking for Zions Bank robber

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:49pm

Police are asking the community to help identify and find a man who robbed Zions Bank Monday morning.

Kearns man sentenced to 6 months jail time in child abuse conviction

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:23pm

A man who police say made an 11-year-old boy stand in a corner whenever he was home and beat him if he moved has been sentenced to jail.

Report: South Salt Lake ranks as Utah's most expensive city

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:01pm

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a "snapshot" of what their local governments already cost as they weigh whether to support any tax increases.

Picky eating harmless but can signal child's emotional woes

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:40pm

Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.

EPA's Clean Power Plan draws Utah criticism and praise

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:09pm

The long-awaited, highly controversial Clean Power Plan proposed by the Obama administration was released Monday, and the furor and disagreement are already in high gear over the move to cut power plant emissions.

Reigning Tour of Utah champ fails doping test, suspended

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:50pm

Professional cyclist Tom Danielson has been removed from the Tour of Utah competition as a result of an "adverse" test by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Mountain Accord plan moves forward with governor's signature

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:41pm

The planning to address conservation, preservation and economic development of the central Wasatch Mountains' most critical recreation areas has begun in earnest. Gov. Gary Herbert joined elected officials and local stakeholders Monday in officially signing the Mountain Accord.

No new national monuments in Utah, Herbert urges Obama

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:34pm

In a letter penned to President Obama on Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urged that no new monument designations be made in the state. The letter references the angst still felt in Utah over the last designation in 1996.

Former Ute Dominique Hatfield charged with assault

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 5:27pm

Former Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield was charged with assault Monday.

Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:50pm

Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.

BYU named No. 1 stone-cold sober school by Princeton Review

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:46pm

For the 18th straight year, BYU has been named as the top "stone-cold sober" school by The Princeton Review, based on a survey of 136,000 students at 380 colleges.

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