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From prison to college graduation: A former inmate is empowered by education

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:51pm

No matter when you get an education, it can be empowering. In fact, taking a chance on a college degree helped one Utah man escape the lifestyle that had trapped him behind bars for years.

Retired FBI supervisor warns parents of apps teens use to connect with strangers

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:39pm

Kids are living in a world with hundreds of thousands of apps available to download. A retired FBI supervisor wants parents to understand how three popular apps work and to talk to their kids about app safety.

Blunt force trauma caused S. Carolina woman's zipline death, police say

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:24pm

Blunt force trauma caused the death of a woman who died Friday while riding a zipline at Sundance Mountain Resort, police said Monday.

Body of missing father found months after van got stuck

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:23pm

The body of a father who went missing after his family’s van got stuck in the snow was found by a ranch hand Sunday.

Lehi’s population boom causing shortage of park space

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:22pm

With the growing population, city officials say there is a growing need for recreational spaces. They are exploring the option of a general obligation bond that Lehi residents would vote on in November.

Friends, strangers help make dying woman's wish come true

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  May 23rd - 9:55pm

Crystal Fields has always admired photos of Delicate Arch. But upon a recent diagnosis of terminal cancer, Fields believed in her weakened condition, she would never get to see it in person. Friends and strangers came together to make her wish a reality.

Are you willing to pay a fee to use trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  May 23rd - 8:58pm

The National Forest Service is proposing a new fee structure for a number of popular trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. The Forest Service said the money collected would help pay for maintenance and improvements of the trails.

15-year-old caretaker named Granite School District's Absolutely Incredible Kid

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 23rd - 8:29pm

Two years ago, Granite Park Junior High School freshman Siaosi Heimuli's life changed when his father died of a stroke.

John Williams remembered by friends as a man with vision

Dennis Romboy and Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 23rd - 7:24pm

Friends and acquaintances remembered John Williams on Monday as a man with vision who quietly helped shape Salt Lake City's skyline, culinary scene and culture.

Saved by the belt: Family recalls crash that could have been deadly

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:42pm

The two-week national Click It or Ticket safety campaign started Monday. Justin Harding, the governor's chief of staff, and his family shared their story about surviving a car crash due to wearing their seat belts.

Bomb threat spurs Murray High student evacuation

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:38pm

A bomb threat at Murray High School spurred a student evacuation around 12:10 p.m. Monday afternoon, officials said.

Bank robbery prompts search for possible bomb

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:37pm

A bank robbery prompted evacuations and a bomb investigation Monday morning.

Father, son make first court appearance in Centerville kidnapping case

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:36pm

A father and son made their first court appearance Monday on charges of kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing to Wyoming.

Missing Millard County woman died of hypothermia, medical examiner says

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:04pm

A woman whose body was found last week died from hypothermia, police said Monday.

Cars, homes, police station damaged in rampage that seriously injured at least one

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 23rd - 5:53pm

Unified police were retracing the steps Monday of a man who detectives say went on a rampage early Sunday against his former business partner and apparently many of his clients.

Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaign

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 23rd - 5:06pm

A Denver-based group vehemently opposed to Utah's efforts to wrest control of certain federal lands turned to some power hitters in a Monday press conference, enlisting condemnation of the battle from the state's first outdoor recreation director.

Huntsville man with unreported history of domestic violence killed wife, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 23rd - 3:13pm

Investigators on Monday said they have discovered evidence of a history of domestic violence between Deborah Biccum and her husband, who is accused of killing her.

Gorgeous mountain views await hikers on Tibble Fork Trail

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 23rd - 2:39pm

If you live along the Wasatch Front and need a quick break from the hustle and bustle of civilization, head up American Fork Canyon and hike the Tibble Fork Trail.

TRAX line reopened after suspicious package found near station

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 23rd - 1:23pm

A bomb squad responded to the report of a suspicious package near the Salt Lake Central TRAX hub Monday morning.

Poll final 4: What Utah attraction is best?

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:45am

The final four brings us a matchup that could be as tough as the championship round: Zion National Park vs. Arches National Park.