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Weber County mudslide damages home, threatens 3 others

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:14am

A large mudslide damage one home and threatened three others Tuesday evening in Eden, police confirmed.

Salt Lake man carried from burning home in critical condition

McKenzie Romero and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 11:04pm

A Salt Lake man is in critical condition after firefighters carried him from his burning home Tuesday.

Police: Payson man held 18-year-old woman against her will

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A Payson man was arrested Tuesday after police said he held an 18-year-old woman against her will inside his home.

Cache County girl found in canal was shot in head, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A 14-year-old Amalga girl found in a dry canal last week after failing to come home from school had been shot in the head, investigators announced Tuesday. Additionally, two 16-year-old boys were charged with attempted aggravated murder.

Bill lowering age for concealed carry permit advances to Senate

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:07pm

A legislative proposal that would allow young adults ages 18 to 21 to apply for and receive a concealed carry permit passed the House on Tuesday by a 63-12 vote and goes to the Senate.

NASA in Tooele County? Lawmakers encourage new testing facility

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:35pm

State and county officials say NASA has its eye on a site about 10 miles south of Tooele for a new testing facility — and the site may have a competitive edge over others being considered in Texas, California and New York.

Residents concerned trail improvement will remove natural traits of Sandy park

Alex Cabrero and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:04pm

Voters in Salt Lake County recently approved a Zoo, Arts, and Parks Bond of which some $4 million is going to trail improvements at Dimple Dell in Sandy. Now many voters say they had no idea what "improvements" meant.

'More than worthy': Family receives Purple Heart their father earned as POW

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:03pm

Granting recognition their father never received in life, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, presented a family with the Purple Heart Army Staff Sgt. Royce Fuhriman earned as a prisoner in World War II and a survivor of the Bataan Death March.

Big changes ahead for pothole-plagued Redwood Road in Riverton

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:32pm

On Redwood Road just north of Bangerter Highway, there's a stretch of potholes in the northbound lane that lasts more than a mile. UDOT patch crews were in the area Tuesday morning shoveling in the asphalt — but that's just a temporary fix.

Chaffetz: President 'absolutely' wants to take action on Bears Ears

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump "absolutely" wants to take action to change the Bears Ears National Monument designation made by his predecessor, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Prosecutors to rest this week in Swallow case without crucial witness

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:31pm

Prosecutors are expected to rest their case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow this week with or without a witness pivotal to proving him guilty of several public corruption charges.

Off-duty officer from Utah foils armed pharmacy robbery in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:28pm

An off-duty Utah law enforcement officer who stopped at a southwestern Montana grocery store for Tylenol and coffee ended up foiling an armed robbery of the store's pharmacy.

Exodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by beneficiaries

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:11pm

Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive in town for a massive industry trade show.

Judge unseals charges against teen accused of shooting clerk

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:49pm

Previously sealed charging documents and a juvenile court history have been released for a 16-year-old accused of shooting a compliant convenience store clerk during a robbery last month.

Utah leaders call for immigration reform, cite contributions of immigrants

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:10pm

A group of over a dozen business leaders and lawmakers held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the economic contributions of immigration and to discuss concerns about current policies and suggestions for how to resolve some of the issues.

User submitted: Holiday weekend brings more flooding, brilliant sunsets

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:11pm

Utahns enjoyed this week's warmer February temperatures by snapping beautiful photos of red rocks and brilliant sunsets.

Officials ID 12-year-old boy killed in snowmobile crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 2:15pm

Police have identified a 12-year-old boy who was killed in a crash while snowmobiling with family Monday afternoon.

Step into Arnold Friberg's studio with new exhibit

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 2:01pm

A new exhibit at the Springville Museum of Art gives viewers a look into Arnold Friberg's Holladay, Utah, studio, including sketches the beloved artist completed right on the drywall and other never-before-exhibited pieces.

Chaffetz says he's already taken on Trump administration

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:34pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday he has already taken on President Donald Trump's administration on four issues but said the question of potential Russian influence is best handled by another congressional committee.

Make Your Week: Local boys give flowers to all the girls at school

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 11:42am

Because of the holiday, Tuesday is now most people’s Monday, which can be confusing and still give you those “Monday blues.”