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Bail denied for teen charged with shooting Deserae Turner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:16pm

Bail was again denied Tuesday for a 16-year-old boy accused of luring a 14-year-old girl to a secluded canal and shooting her in the head.

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Police recover stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:45pm

An 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young chatting on a bench was found in good condition after being stolen early Tuesday, authorities said.

Intermountain Power Project will shutter coal-fired power plant near Delta

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:38pm

Utah's largest coal-fired power plant near Delta will cease operations by 2025, a closure brought on by multiple factors, including loss of its Southern California customer base, a weak market for coal-fired electricity and environmental regulations.

Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:07pm

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight Committee left a trail of questions, set up a new company in April just a day before announcing he wouldn't run for re-election.

Woman killed in Manti crash identified

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:49pm

Officials have released the name of a woman killed in a two-car crash last Sunday night.

SLC Library eliminates late fees, seeks property tax hike

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:03pm

The Salt Lake City Library board of directors has voted to do away with overdue fines, but the policy change comes the same year library officials are seeking a 21 percent property tax increase.

Ainge joins field of candidates to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz in Utah's 3rd District

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:37pm

A person with a familiar last name, especially to sports fans, has jumped into the race for Utah's soon-to-be-vacant 3rd Congressional District seat.

Judge rules in favor of additional charges in Toquerville child abuse case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:36pm

Despite the defense’s objections, a judge ruled in favor of the prosecution Tuesday, allowing additional charges to be officially filed against child abuse suspect Brandy Jaynes.

Police: High school senior set to graduate this week killed in Mapleton crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:33pm

A Maple Mountain High School senior who was scheduled to graduate Thursday died in a two-vehicle crash Monday night, police said.

Mormon church president, Thomas S. Monson, to no longer attend regular meetings

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:31pm

President Thomas S. Monson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will no longer come to the church offices to attend meetings on a regular basis "because of limitations incident to his age," LDS Church officials said Tuesday.

User submitted: Drone footage shows Wasatch Front transform after spring snowstorm

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:10pm

Even though it’s May, Mother Nature isn’t quite ready to let us forget what winter feels like.

4 arrested in WVC assault and drive-by shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:35pm

Three teenagers and an adult were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents as officers responded to an aggravated assault and a drive-by shooting in West Valley City that happened about the same time.

Police identify body of man discovered in Ogden foothills

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:14pm

A body discovered in the foothills above 29th Street in Ogden earlier this month has been identified as a 20-year-old man who had recently moved to Ogden from Roosevelt, police said.

Police identify 2-year-old boy who drowned in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:54pm

Police identified a 2-year-old boy who drowned near Blacksmith Fork River Sunday morning.

5 safety tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:39am

The best summer barbecues occur when the sun is shining, friends are gathered and tasty meat is grilling. With a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you can make this your safest — and most delicious — summer yet.

Police: Man arrested after robbing 7-Eleven with hatchet

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:02am

A man has been arrested in connection with several convenience store robberies including a 7-Eleven Wednesday morning where he used a hatchet, police said.

How Trump's proposed trade policies could impact Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:22am

The Trump administration's proposed changes to one of the nation's highest profile international trade deals could have a significant impact on Utah's economy, a local analyst says.

1 teen pleads guilty to series of armed gas station robberies

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:59am

A 17-year-old boy has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to his part in four armed gas station robberies with two of his friends.

Hang glider waves down helicopter after crash

Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:05am

The pilot of a hang glider that crashed near Point of the Mountain managed to flag down rescuers Monday evening.

Human remains found in cellar of Spanish Fork residence

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:27pm

Human remains were discovered Monday underneath the cellar of a Spanish Fork home previously occupied by a woman who went missing in 1988, police said.