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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Man accused of kidnapping 5 women due in court for sentencing hearing  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:47am

One of the two men accused of kidnapping a family of five before murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee in Wyoming is scheduled to appear in court for a sentencing hearing Monday morning.

Search suspended for missing daughter of one of Utah's 'Piano Guys'

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:48pm

Portland search and rescue officials said they were suspending the search for 21-year-old Anna Schmidt, the daughter of Utah musician Jon Schmidt of The Piano Guys.

Climber hospitalized after surviving 20-foot fall

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:02pm

A climber was hospitalized after surviving a fall of over 20 feet in Snowbird, police said on Sunday night.

'A gift to the community': Local dentist reaches out to kids with 'retrocade'

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:00pm

Dr. James Anderson knows all too well that on life's lists of "want to" and "have to," a visit to his office almost always falls in the second category.

25-year-old man killed in crash on SR-191

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:44pm

A 25-year-old man was killed in a crash on SR-191 on Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol confirmed.

Sen. Hatch seeking more resources to help relatives raising kin's children

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:00pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, vowed Monday to work toward the passage of the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would give states more flexibility with federal foster care funds to better serve children who cannot safely live with their parents.

Auction nets $ for Utah schools, sells off part of land in Bears Ears struggle

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:25pm

Conservationists wanted the 400 acres of school trust lands for their cultural resource value, while others wanted the Comb Ridge land for its Mormon history ties. The land in the Bears Ears region instead was auctioned to a Utah farming company.

Deadlines, rules and requirements: What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 election

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 5:50pm

Now that the third and final presidential debate has come and gone, and less than three weeks remain until Election Day, Utah elections officials are urging residents to cast their votes sooner rather than later.

Clearfield fire destroys home, 3 vehicles

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 4:40pm

Three teenagers were able to safely escape a fast moving house fire Saturday night in Clearfield that destroyed the home and three vehicles. Multiple agencies responded. The home was a total loss.

Salt Lake City earmarks nearly $30 million for affordable housing, homeless resource center sites

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 4:00pm

Members of the Salt Lake City Council, sitting as the city’s Redevelopment Agency board Tuesday evening, earmarked nearly $30 million for affordable housing and purchase of sites for planned homeless resource centers.

Tyler Perry's 'Madea' tops Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' sequel

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 2:39pm

Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.

State lawmaker, 2 others appointed to be 4th District judges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:41am

A state lawmaker will trade his desk in the Utah House for a seat on the Utah bench.

Online analysis: Google autocomplete results show negativity in how people view Clinton, Trump

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:02am

2016 has provided an interesting election cycle to say the least, and an online study by a Utah-based digital marketing agency shows exactly how interesting it is online.

Utah may relinquish control of successful small-business health insurance exchange

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:03am

Utah's successful small-business health insurance marketplace, Avenue H, may end up under the management of the federal government.

Motorcyclist dead after colliding with pickup truck

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 8:31am

A 33-year-old man is dead after a rollover crash between a pickup truck and a motorcycle Sunday morning, police said.

Deer hunting season officially underway in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:51am

More than 55,000 hunters across the Beehive State flooded the Utah wilderness Saturday in search of a prized trophy buck or doe. Conservation officers were also out in force ensuring safety and making sure hunters were following the rules.

Cedar City man killed in ATV accident in Washington County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:30pm

A 65-year-old man is dead following an ATV accident, police said on Saturday night.

Steamy and hot Utah: Geothermal power leases return after 6-year hiatus

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:00pm

Utah is home to a vast geothermal resource thousands of feet underground — including one area that is 50 miles wide and runs next to I-15. The potential for power generation, with zero emissions, puts some of those resources on the bidding table.

Man critically injured in alleged road rage rollover

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:59pm

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a rollover road rage incident on state Route 201.