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Man killed by officers at waste incinerator had history of mental illness, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:21pm

A man shot and killed at a hazardous waste disposal facility Sunday had a history of mental illness, police confirmed on Monday.

GOP governors torn over plan to repeal Obama health care law

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:00pm

The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, but even after a weekend of bipartisan meetings, they still don't agree on the best approach to replace it.

2 suspected in bank robbery captured in West Valley City following multiagency chase

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 6:35pm

Two people suspected of robbing a bank were taken into custody Monday following a police chase involving multiple agencies.

UDOT on the brink of reaching $24 million budget spent on snow removal

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 6:28pm

Plow crews are rolling through their budgets pretty quickly in a snowy winter like this. Each statewide storm costs UDOT about a million dollars to clear. This winter is turning into a budget buster.

Roy high school teens bring healthy, family fun to their community

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 6:00pm

Members of Roy High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, team up with Utah State University Extension to bring "Healthy, Family Fun," to Roy.

Missing toddler's father says he would never hurt his son after accusations from ex-girlfriend

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 5:51pm

The father of missing Idaho Falls toddler DeOrr Kunz Jr. says he would never hurt or do anything to his child, despite what his ex-girlfriend says in a newly released video.

Police: No survivors after plane carrying Sandy LDS bishop, 2 children crashes

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 5:20pm

A plane carrying a Sandy man and his two children that was reported missing Sunday was likely flying too low when it crashed and killed all three aboard, police said Monday.

West Jordan man charged after investigators find child pornography

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 5:16pm

A West Jordan man who prosecutors say possessed images of hardcore child pornography has been charged.

Lawmakers weigh option of co-prescribing naloxone with opiates

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 4:48pm

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted unanimously in favor of a bill to set guidelines for prescribing opiate antagonists, such as naloxone, alongside prescription opiates.

1 dead, I-15 northbound reopens after accidents near Provo

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 4:07pm

Interstate 15 northbound near Provo has reopened since a fatal accident and a 17-car pileup caused full lane closure Monday morning.

Senate passes bill allowing legal action on behalf of minors injured by pornography

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 2:32pm

A bill that would allow legal action to be taken on behalf of minors injured by pornography was unanimously passed by the Senate on Monday and now goes to the House.

Make Your Week: Officer helps a stranded motorist; community rallies around couple in wheelchairs

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 1:03pm

If you live along the Wasatch Front, you likely woke up to a headache of a work commute Monday morning.

Utah lawmakers unveil alcohol law reform bill

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 12:17pm

A state lawmaker unveiled a much anticipated Utah alcohol law reform bill Monday, though several key provisions remain in flux less than two weeks before the Legislature adjourns.

Duchesne teacher charged with unlawful sex with teen

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 11:16am

A former school teacher in Duchesne County is accused of having an illegal relationship with a 16-year-old girl while he was still a teacher.

UPS to build new, expanded distribution center in Salt Lake City

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 10:34am

UPS made a big announcement last week: A new distribution center is coming to Salt Lake City and will serve customers across the western United States.

Fundraiser grows for girl shot and left in ditch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 10:33am

An online fundraiser for 14-year-old girl who police say was shot in the head and left in a ditch has grown to over $45,000 in donations.

Lifelong friend keeps promise, takes Marine on final journey

Cody Blower, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 10:22am

Buried with full military honors, 85-year-old Marine Cpl. Marvin A. Jones took his final journey to the graveside in “Marine Corps” style in a casket adorned with eight crafted handles escorted by a lifelong friend in a show of promise kept.

Statewide safety standards for trampoline gyms on hold

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 9:28am

Despite push from city officials and even trampoline park owners, lawmakers decided this week to hold off on enacting statewide safety standards for trampoline gyms, wary of overregulation.

Lounge spaces seek to create better college access for west-side students

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:47am

The newest Our CASA space is set to open on Feb. 27 at the Glendale Mountain View Community Learning Campus. The initiative is part of an endeavor to help underprivileged students and their parents prepare for higher education.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.