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Police escort body of Utah native who died while training in Texas

Ben Lockhart and Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:41am

The body of Christopher Murray, 31, a Utah native who died Dec. 1 about two weeks after becoming suddenly ill while completing police officer training in Frisco, Texas, was given a police escort to Newdale, Idaho, where his wife is from.

Salt Lake airport requests $350M more for its renovation

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:04am

Citing an explosive construction market and unanticipated soaring costs, Salt Lake International Airport officials say costs for the terminal redevelopment project has increased by $350 million.

Herbert set to release budget with more money for schools, public safety

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 6:46am

Gov. Gary Herbert is set to announce details of his latest proposed budget Wednesday morning at the Utah Highway Patrol headquarters in Murray, possibly signaling a new emphasis for state spending.

911 calls document moments surrounding American Fork shootings

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:31pm

Newly-released 911 calls revealed a new perspective Tuesday of a chain of events that left a woman and her ex-boyfriend dead in two separate shootings in American Fork.

Police suspend investigation into reported rape at U.

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:27pm

Police have suspended their investigation into a brazen rape reported on the University of Utah campus earlier this year because of a lack of evidence in the case, the school told its students Tuesday.

Military instructor at Tooele High School arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a student

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:23pm

A man who works as a U.S. Army recruiter and taught a class at Tooele High School has been arrested for investigation of unlawful sexual conduct with a student.

Utah native one of 36 killed in Oakland warehouse fire

Ben Lockhart and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:59pm

Edmond Lapine, who grew up in Ogden and Park City, was one of 36 victims killed in a catastrophic fire that tore through a converted warehouse Dec. 2 in Oakland, California.

City, county team to bring $39 million performing arts center to Taylorsville

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:56pm

City and county officials announced plans to build a $39 million performing arts center on Taylorsville City Hall's campus in the next four years.

Crews building a beach at Jordanelle State Park

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:34pm

Even though it’s very cold outside, officials with Jordanelle State Park are thinking about summer.

Flying car school takes off in Utah

Ric Wayman, St. George News  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:04pm

Ever since the Jetsons debuted in 1962, the sentiment at one time or another has been clear: Where is my flying car?

Staffer at youth rehab facility killed by teen resident, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:56pm

A 61-year-old man has died from injuries sustained during an assault at a youth rehabilitation facility in southern Utah.

Utah oil sands project hits delay

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:41pm

The PR Spring project in Utah's Uinta Basin has hit another delay, with US Oil Sands announcing layoffs until financing is in place to pay for the final commissioning steps of the mine. Critics are skeptical the company will achieve success.

Closed competency hearing underway for teen charged in girl's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:35pm

A four-day competency hearing for a teenage boy accused of raping and killing his 12-year-old neighbor is underway, but remains closed to the public.

Death toll from Oakland fire akin to 'a 3rd-world country,' Utah fire official says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 6:34pm

As the death toll rises from the fire that gutted Oakland's "Ghost Ship" warehouse, local life-safety officials say enforcement of building, health and zoning codes help prevent tragedies.

1 killed, 2 critically injured in southern Utah fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:53pm

One man is dead and two others, including a child, are in critical condition following a mobile home fire in southern Utah.

Idaho Falls man hit, killed trying to cross 1300 East

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:43pm

A man police say was jaywalking across 1300 East during the Tuesday morning commute was hit and killed.

Utah receives $6M boost from EPA to reduce air pollution

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 5:40pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $6 million to Utah to bolster efforts in cutting air pollution. Anti-idling technology will be installed on some Tooele County school buses. Money will also target bad air in Cache and Utah counties.

User submitted: Kicking off the ski season with beautiful views

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 4:00pm

Many Utahns headed out to the slopes for the first ski of the season this week, and they captured magnificent mountains view while they were at it.

Hearing delayed again for jailed Utah man in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 3:01pm

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela since June has had his hopes for being reunited with his family for Christmas all but dashed with the fourth postponement of a preliminary hearing.

Utah named ‘most charitable state' again

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 1:03pm

Utahns volunteered more service hours than any other state in the nation for the eleventh year in a row, while Utah was named the ‘most charitable state’ by WalletHub for the third straight year.