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2 homes, 3 other buildings damaged in fast-moving Weber County fire

Ben Lockhart and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:54pm

A fast-moving brush fire damaged two homes — one severely — as well as three other structures Friday evening.

Large wildfire raging on Antelope Island

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:50pm

A large wildfire is raging at Antelope Island State Park, causing the cancellation of Pioneer Day weekend festivities scheduled there, authorities said Friday.

Settlement reached in case against embattled former trooper Lisa Steed

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:18pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday it has negotiated a monetary settlement in a case against former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed.

Bountiful Handcart Days Parade brings thousands together

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:08pm

Thousands of parade-goers faced 100 degree temperatures Friday evening to attend the 65th annual Bountiful Handcart Days Parade.

8-year-old American Fork girl's death linked to E. coli infection

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:46pm

A family in American Fork is receiving an outpouring of support after their 8-year-old girl became very sick and died five days later. Doctors had diagnosed her with E. coli.

U. grad recalls early days of nuclear energy in Idaho

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:15pm

The Argonne National Laboratory built Experimental Breeder Reactor One to test the notion that nuclear energy could be generated around the clock, and it could be controlled and done safely.

Prosecutors say Jeremy Johnson should go to prison for 22 years

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:43pm

Federal prosecutors now recommend convicted internet marketer Jeremy Johnson go to prison for up to 22 years.

Man questioned in Tooele fire released from jail

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:42pm

As Tooele police and fire officials continue to investigate who may have started a devastating field fire that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more, the only person named by police as of Friday was let out of jail.

Brother, sister hugged each other as they were gunned down, charges say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:13pm

Jose Izazaga, 16, and his 15-year-old sister, Abril, clung to each other as Mario Cervantes-Angel fired multiple rounds at them, according to new court documents.

Man arrested on suspicion of killing mother

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:13pm

Police arrested a man Friday who they say killed his mother in her Tooele home.

Secondary water once again flowing to Riverton amid algal bloom scare

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 6:25pm

Riverton City leaders convened an emergency meeting Friday to discuss health concerns and test results on water contaminated with cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. They voted to turn secondary water back on after testing showed no toxins.

West Jordan police want to question man in homicide case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 5:34pm

West Jordan police are looking for a man to question as part of their investigation into the killing of another man Wednesday.

LDS Church asks court to void subpoena of President Monson in civil case

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 5:13pm

The LDS Church has asked the U.S. District Court to quash the requested subpoena of church President Thomas S. Monson by attorneys for two Navajo siblings who sued the church in March. The church says the request is an improper tactical maneuver.

UVU grad wins Student Chef of the Year at national convention

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:56pm

The American Culinary Federation’s national convention proved to be an exciting event for Utah Valley University. Not only did the university’s Culinary Arts Institute win its first national championship, one of its students won Student Chef of the Y

Where are they now? 18-year-old Utahn launches ‘world’s fastest drone’

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:16pm

George Matus graduated from high school earlier this year and went directly to the business world, raising $2.8 million to start a potentially game-changing drone company.

'Porn dog's' search of Heber home leads to arrest

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:51pm

After a porn-sniffing dog known as URL searched his residence, a Heber man is facing charges in connection with sending harmful material to whom he thought was a minor, officials said.

Utah inventions: Prueitt's computer graphics, desalination tank

Katrina Lynn Corbridge Hawkins, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:52am

Dr. Melvin Lewis Prueitt did not only imagine great ideas, he strove to make them happen — from revolutionizing computer graphics to inventing ways to decrease air pollution or purify sea water. His ambition in life was to improve the world.

Boaters must stop at quagga mussel inspection points, DWR says

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:29am

With the long Pioneer Day weekend, many will be taking a trip to the lake, and Division of Wildlife Resources officials are reminding those with watercraft that they must stop at mandatory quagga mussel inspection stations around the state.

Man shot by roommate in Holladay, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:28am

Police say a man was shot in his Holladay home early Friday by his 72-year-old roommate.

Poll: Which is Utah's best local ice cream?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:00am

In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for which is Utah’s best ice cream shop. Many of the ice cream shops mentioned will be local favorites, while some will be hidden local gems.