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Provo Mayor John Curtis, more Republicans enter 3rd District race

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:12pm

As expected, Provo Mayor John Curtis joined an already crowded field of Republicans on Thursday to replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz.

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Outdoor Retailer takes show to Denver

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:05pm

Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging to create one mega winter expo. Emerald Expositions has acquired the SnowSports Industries America Snow Show held each winter in Denver. Emerald also produces the Outdoor Retailer show.

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500 gallons of nitric acid spilled in SLC; no known threat to public

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:04pm

Five hundred gallons of nitric acid were spilled at a chemical plant in Salt Lake City Thursday morning, authorities said.

New United Utah Party pushing to make deadline for 3rd District special election

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:49pm

The new United Utah Party submitted petitions Thursday to become an official political party in the state, but probably not in time for the special election in the 3rd Congressional District.

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Two hospitalized after 3-car crash in Draper

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:48pm

Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a three-car crash Thursday, police say.

5-year-old involved in auto-pedestrian crash in Box Elder County

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:33pm

A five-year-old was involved in an auto-pedestrian crash in Box Elder County Thursday evening, according to dispatchers.

Man who pretended to be LDS general authority pleads guilty to fraud

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:17pm

A former Utah County Commissioner accused in a scheme that defrauded investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars by, in part, posing as top LDS officials, has pleaded guilty.

Sen. Mike Lee, others introduce bill to prevent indefinite detention

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:44pm

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is among a nonpartisan group of senators who introduced a bill Wednesday to protect Americans from being detained indefinitely without a charge or trial.

Woman struck by train survives, loses limbs

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:12pm

A woman run over by a Union Pacific train early Thursday had an arm and a leg severed but is expected to survive, according to Salt Lake police.

Officials urge water safety after 42 child drowning deaths in 5 years

Jed Boal  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:03pm

As families head for the water this weekend the Utah Department of Health is urging everyone who will be playing at pools and in open water to be cautious in light of 42 drowning-related deaths over the past five years.

Students jump into whitewater rapids to protect against drownings

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:19pm

A special open-enrollment course offered by the University of Utah provides real-world swift water rescue training for recreational boaters.

Police: St. George children taken by father are in Mexico

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:37am

Two boys who police believe were taken by their father Wednesday are now in Mexico, and federal officials are working to locate them, authorities said Thursday.

Woman cited for DUI after car hits boy on bicycle

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:53am

South Salt Lake police believe a woman was driving drunk when her car struck a 6-year-old boy on a bicycle.

Supreme Court patent ruling praised by Utah tech community

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:59am

A Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling should help protect companies against "patent trolls" who target tech sector businesses, including some in Utah, for harassment suits.

Ringling Bros. might be gone, but the circus spirit isn't dead

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:42am

While the greatest show on Earth may be over, its spirit and arts isn’t necessarily dead, says one local business director that teaches circus arts.

Census data: Lehi 11th-fastest growing city in America

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:21am

U.S. Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates Thursday, and Lehi was named the 11th-fastest growing city in the country. The bureau also said Logan surpassed 50,000 residents for the first time.

3 charged with trafficking drugs

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00am

Three suspected of drug trafficking were charged Wednesday by the Utah Attorney General's Office.

Ogden students take artistic talents to new level with prosthetics and real-life models

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:45pm

Students at Highland Junior High School in Ogden are taking their artistic talents to a whole new level. Instead of watercolors and canvasses, they use prosthetics and real-life models in their Stagecraft class.

Salt Lake SWAT standoff turns into kidnapping investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

An investigation into a Wednesday morning shooting turned into an aggravated kidnapping investigation by the afternoon.

Pedestrian and bike bridges coming to 4 Utah locations

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

Some bicyclist and pedestrian hot spots in four major Utah cities will be seeing some changes in the near future after a federal grant was awarded to the Utah Department of Transportation and Utah Transit Authority.