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Crash on icy I-15 kills Clarkston man

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:13pm

A Cache County man was killed early Thursday when he lost control of his car and was hit twice by the same semitrailer and ended up underneath the truck.

Prosecution ends its case by dropping 3 charges against John Swallow

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:05pm

The lead investigator in the John Swallow case admitted Thursday that he violated a court order when he testified about a federal agency declining to prosecute the former Utah attorney general and his predecessor Mark Shurtleff.

5 of the biggest blockbuster films made in Utah

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:01pm

Nearly 1,000 films have been made in Utah. While some have been fairly obscure, this list looks at five movies that absolutely dominated at the box office.

Police ID woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:20pm

Police identified a woman who was killed after crossing an intersection in North Logan Wednesday morning.

Arizona truck driver killed when crude oil catches fire, shutting down I-80

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:44pm

A truck driver from Arizona was killed Wednesday when his semitrailer ruptured a tanker hauling crude oil, which ignited and burned his cab, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Bountiful teen to be sentenced for firing gun at school

Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:16pm

A Bountiful teenager who pleaded guilty to firing a shotgun into the ceiling of a junior high classroom before being disarmed by his parents is set to be sentenced Thursday.

How to build a one-match fire every time

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:38am

From survival situations to impressing your friends, the ability to build a one-match fire is something any outdoor enthusiast needs to have. Let's look at a few tips for doing just that.

Critics 'dismayed' at revived concealed carry bill; Utah fed up with feds' wild horse problem  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:18am

Lawmakers revived a bill that failed last week that would allow concealed carry of guns without a permit, shocking critics. Lawmakers also want the federal government to take care of Utah's wild horse problem, calling it "a hell for the animals."

Southbound I-15 lanes reopened after multiple-car accident

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:52am

The snow caused a messy commute Thursday morning with a temporary closure on westbound I-80 in Parleys Canyon and with several lanes closed on southbound I-15 near Lehi.

Man admits to recording a minor showering, uploading child porn to email, deputy says

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:22am

Google personnel provided authorities with a tip that led to the arrest of a Washington City man Tuesday on felony charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Should failure to disclose HIV or AIDS be considered rape?

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:42am

Lawmakers opted to take no action on a bill that would redefine sexual offenses to include sex without disclosure of infection with AIDS or HIV.

'Difficult times:' National Guard, neighbors step in to help following Box Elder County flooding

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:25pm

Warm weather, rainfall and massive snowmelt have resulted in flooding affecting up to 90 percent of communities in Box Elder County, officials estimate. The Utah National Guard was called to assist large-scale sand-bagging efforts Wednesday.

Workshop aims to lift entrepreneurship in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:25pm

A panel of four local women who own small businesses told an audience at the Microsoft Store in City Creek Center to be bold and confident in their ability to flourish, despite the often long odds of success when launching a new enterprise.

FBI: Man wanted in connection to Utah armed robbery, 10 other cases arrested in Arizona

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:20pm

A man wanted in connection to 11 bank robberies across the American southwest, including an armed robbery of a credit union in Draper, was arrested by FBI agents Tuesday, the agency said.

Several homes evacuated after mudslide near Eden

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:35pm

A homeowner near Nordic Valley ski resort in Weber County is keeping a wary eye on the hill above his home after a slide Tuesday shoved a mountain of snow, mud and trees against his home.

Lawmaker wants to fuel food trucks' success by simplifying licensing

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:03pm

A Utah lawmaker proposes to streamline licensing and permit procedures for food truck owners to avoid repetitive, costly and time-intensive inspections required by various municipalities and jurisdictions.

Want the best food in the state? Travel to southeast Utah, magazine’s readers say

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:39pm

With a growing list of eateries popping up around Utah’s major populated areas, it may come to a surprise that a restaurant in rural southeastern Utah would be named the top restaurant in Utah.

Chaffetz letter: Tweet from Bryce Canyon shows 'coordination' with White House

Ladd Egan and Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:02pm

A letter obtained by KSL shows Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been chasing down the intent behind a Bryce Canyon National Park tweet.

2 teens charged with shooting 14-year-old to be held in detention

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

Two 16-year-old boys accused of shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head and stealing her belongings were ordered Wednesday to remain in detention awaiting their next hearing.

Defense attorney, FBI agent go toe-to-toe in John Swallow trial

Dennis Romboy and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:16pm

A defense attorney for John Swallow on Wednesday tore into the FBI agent who led the investigation that put the former Utah attorney general on trial for alleged public corruption.