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Motorcyclist going estimated 140 mph dies after crashing in Virgin River Gorge

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:58pm

A motorcyclist who a witness estimated to be going 140 mph died Saturday afternoon after striking a guardrail and crashing in the Virgin River Gorge.

Woman drowns trying to save dogs in Tanner Park stream

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:24pm

A 58-year-old woman drowned Sunday in a cold, fast-moving creek in Tanner Park while trying to rescue her dogs.

Pathways program connects high school grads with high-tech jobs

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:46pm

In just its first two years, the Utah Aerospace Pathways program has found great success in connecting Utah high school students with good paying, sustainable employment in the state's growing advanced manufacturing sector.

New law aims to help job applicants with criminal history

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:02pm

Job applicants who've been convicted of a crime won't have to disclose their criminal record before some job interviews under a new Utah law aiming to help convicts find work after prison.

Police seek public’s help in solving Easter Sunday homicide of South Jordan man

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:29pm

Police are trying to locate a vehicle that was seen on surveillance video near 3200 S. 900 West, where a man was shot and killed on Easter Sunday.

1 person injured in Salt Lake City shooting Sunday morning

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:20pm

One man was taken to the hospital with a minor gunshot wound after a shooting in Salt Lake City on Sunday.

Park City man denied lung transplant in Utah because of traces of marijuana dies

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:02am

Riley Hancey, who was denied a lung transplant from the University of Utah after traces of marijuana were found in his system, has died after complications from surgery in Philadelphia.

Tax Freedom Day still to come in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49am

The Tax Foundation reported Tuesday that Americans work nearly five months a year to earn enough to cover the state, local and federal taxes owed collectively. Nationally, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 23, while in Utah, Tax Freedom Day is April 21.

Lehi man killed in crash near Saratoga Springs during fundraiser ride

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:52pm

A motorcyclist participating in a fundraiser ride Saturday morning was killed after colliding with an SUV, according to Saratoga Springs police.

Minor earthquake shakes southeastern Utah

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:51pm

Seismologists say a minor earthquake shook an area in southeastern Utah late Friday night, but no damage or injury was reported.

Sandy homeowners safely evacuated when neighbors warned them of fire

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:06pm

Homeowners in Sandy were able to evacuate from their burning home after neighbors warned them of a fire.

PHOTOS: Volunteers celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up beaches of Utah Lake

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:34pm

Bela Perkins shows her father trash she picked up from the beaches of Utah Lake as a part of an Earth Day project in Vineyard on Saturday.

Fallen police officers honored in off-road memorial ride in Moab

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:02pm

It’s no secret the riding trails in Moab are busy year-round. But on Saturday, one trail was busier than it normally is and there’s a good reason why.

Majority of Granite school patrons support tax hike for building needs, poll shows

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:06pm

A majority of likely voters in the Granite School District would support a property tax increase to maintain, renovate and build new schools, a public opinion poll shows but most want to keep the tax increase to about a $200 hike on an average home.

Volunteers, Fidelity employees help revitalize Utah's oldest school

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:21pm

Volunteers with local Fidelity Investments firms worked Saturday to enhance the environment at West High School, the oldest public high school in the state of Utah.

Utah unemployment holds at 3.1%

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:47pm

The Beehive State continued its streak of robust job growth as nonfarm payroll employment for March 2017 added 45,700 jobs to the economy since March of last year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.1 percent.

State asks judge to dismiss Shurtleff claim for $1.1M in attorney fees

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:03pm

State attorneys asked a 3rd District judge Friday to dismiss former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's claim for more than $1 million in attorneys' fees in the abandoned criminal case against him.

Cedar City man killed in rollover crash near Kanarraville Saturday

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:29pm

A Cedar City man was killed when he was thrown from his pickup truck after it drifted off I-15 early Saturday.

Jazz update: Clippers PF Blake Griffin out for playoffs with toe injury

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:30pm

The L.A. Clippers announced Blake Griffin will be out for the rest of the playoffs with a toe injury. That, and more news and quotes from the Jazz's media availability after Game 3.

Officials ask for public's help in finding 2 people involved in road rage incident

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:51am

Officials are asking for the public's help in locating two people after shots were fired in a road rage incident on Friday.