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Ogden school embraces its origins with bagpipe band

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:29pm

It's not exactly the most popular instrument, but Ben Lomond High School's band director says students are clamoring to learn how to play the bagpipes.

Pleasant Grove woman killed after her motorcycle collides with truck

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:28pm

A Pleasant Grove woman was killed Sunday on state Route 35 east of Woodland after the motorcycle she was riding failed to negotiate a turn. Authorities identified the victim as Claire Benson, 47. The highway was shut down for one hour.

U. College of Education among top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:32pm

The University of Utah's College of Education is one of the top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide, according to the latest ratings by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Logan youth center hosts LGBT prom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:57pm

A prom for gay, lesbian and transgender students was held in Logan in an attempt to provide an event for students who might not have felt comfortable attending traditional proms at their high schools.

Authorities believe body found is Eagle Mountain teen missing since December

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:25pm

Authorities believe a body found by a hiker in Cedar Valley on Thursday are the remains of an Eagle Mountain teen missing since December.

Jack Stockton, father of John Stockton, dies at 89

Yvette Cruz and Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:59pm

Jack Stockton, the father of NBA Hall of Fame basketball player John Stockton, has died, several media outlets reported Sunday. He was 89.

Is Utah ready to build trade relations with Cuba?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:11pm

Recently, the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah conducted a weeklong trade mission to Cuba that included local business and civic leaders. The trip was an effort to establish relations with the Cuban government for the long-term future.

Police seek help finding 3 men from Uintah County

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 28th - 1:52pm

Vernal police are asking for the public's help in finding three men who went missing nearly a week ago.

Pineview swimmer rescued, resuscitated by good Samaritan boater

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:50pm

A man who nearly drowned in Pineview Reservoir Saturday evening was pulled from the water and resuscitated by a good Samaritan. Sheriff's deputies say the man was swimming while intoxicated.

Researchers: Drug will 'dramatically reduce' need for liver transplants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

Patients' need for a transplant can be dramatically lowered by a drug that until now has been unclear with regard to its effects on the most severely ill with a liver disease, according to an Intermountain Healthcare study unveiled Friday.

Davis High 'Band Man' named district's Teacher of the Year

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:21am

Davis School District named Steven Hendricks as Teacher of the Year at an awards assembly at Davis High School. In addition to the nomination, the district awarded Hendricks with a one-year lease and insurance coverage on a Kia Forte EX.

Splash pad, zip lines and bouldering wall draw crowds to new Wardle Fields Park

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:55am

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation opened a new regional park on Wednesday, and hundreds of local families attended the ribbon-cutting at 14010 S. 2700 West in Bluffdale.

Man who hid gun used in gang fight admits to weapons charge

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:57am

A convicted felon who hid a gun that was fired during a fight between rival gangs outside Orem High School last year admitted to a federal weapons charge.

Businessman faked drug test results, allowing clients to keep using, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:32am

The owner of a private probation company has been charged with passing one of his clients on all of her drug tests — even though police say she was still heavily using drugs — and then lying about it in court.

1 dead, 1 critically hurt after semi rear-ends slower moving car

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:44pm

A Duchesne man was killed and a West Jordan woman is in critical condition after a semitrailer struck a passenger car on Saturday night.

Reward offered for person who killed Helper dog with airgun

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:27pm

The Humane Society of Utah has joined in an effort to find the person responsible for the death of a service dog

Female paragliders from around the US rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Cottonwood Heights police arrest suspect in string of armed robberies

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:02pm

Cottonwood Heights police believe they have apprehended the man they suspect of committing a series of armed robberies in the past five weeks.

Museum clinic repairs gadgets, reduces landfill waste

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:49pm

Community members had the opportunity to bring in their broken items to the "Fix-It Clinic" at The Leonardo. The event aimed to reduced waste by helping people repair broken appliances.

Multiple injuries after Main Street car crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:07pm

Police responded to a car crash nvolving “multiple patients” with at least one airlifted to a nearby hospital Saturday afternoon.