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Prosecutors to rest this week in Swallow case without crucial witness

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 12:52pm

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.

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.”

Strong winds affect travel throughout Utah

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 11:29am

Strong southern winds are expected to hinder traffic throughout Utah until late Tuesday night, authorities said.

Jury finds South Salt Lake man guilty of murdering girlfriend's friend

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:50am

A jury on Friday found a South Salt Lake man guilty of murder in an argument over a woman.

Arrests made after 3 horses found dead on New Harmony property

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:31am

Three people were arrested Sunday afternoon at a New Harmony property on several counts of animal cruelty after Washington County Sheriff’s deputies discovered three dead horses reported to have died of starvation.

Utah’s growing opioid problem and what’s being done to stop it

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:01am

Since 1999, the amount of opioid-related deaths from illegal and legal opioids has skyrocketed. With a statewide crisis on its hands, law enforcement officials, legislatures and medical professionals are all banding together searching for a solution.

From sewage overloads to traffic jams, Utah grapples with surging tourism

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:29am

Utah’s booming tourism industry is causing both economic growth and costly growing pains at two gateway cities leading to some of the state’s acclaimed “Mighty 5” national parks.

Police: Idaho father shot, killed 3 kids before turning gun on himself

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:54pm

Police say a father in Preston, Idaho, shot three of his children while they were sleeping and then turned the gun on himself. Their bodies were found Sunday evening.

Tremonton residents cautiously optimistic for reprieve from flooding

Ben Lockhart and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:13pm

One day after flooding in Tremonton damaged multiple homes, officials are hopeful that weather patterns will give the city a chance to recover.

Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:50pm

At the rally Monday in Provo, there was singing, and lots of it. In keeping with the theme of Presidents Day, participant belted out the words to "The Battle Hymn of The Republic," "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and "This Land Is Your Land."

Husband of woman injured in deadly crash overwhelmed by support

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:20pm

While the young mother and her newborn baby recover from a car crash that left two teenagers dead last week, her husband wanted to thank Utahns for their prayers and support. He also had a special message for the families of the teenagers involved.

World's smallest heart pump saves Utah grandmother after devastating heart attack

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:11pm

A West Valley City grandmother was in the right place at the right time when disaster struck. She was in the hospital when her heart gave out and doctors used a new heart pump to save her.

'It couldn't be better': Skiers, snowboarders enjoy perfect conditions

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:03pm

Heading up to ski or snowboard is a great President's Day tradition in Utah, and the conditions this year did not disappoint the crowds.

Utah shelter dog whose story went viral finds new home

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 7:31pm

Several days after the story of a Boxer at the Humane Society of Utah went viral, Rhino Lightning, as the dog is called, has a new home.

12-year-old boy dies following snowmobile crash in Wasatch County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 6:04pm

A 12-year-old boy died Monday following a snowmobile crash, police confirmed.

Lego robots help teach kids about engineering, math

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:06pm

A dozen students from Jackson Elementary in the Salt Lake School District came out on Monday to learn robotics and architecture with Zaniac, an after-school program designed to teach science, technology, engineering and math.

Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 3:31pm

Utah enacted a law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions says no changes have been made in how doctors perform them.

Utahns turn out for 'Not My President's Day' rally

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 1:57pm

Boisterous, passionate and armed with their convictions, a couple hundred people participated in a protest march and rally in Salt Lake City. The event called "Not My President's Day" was to express their opposition to President Donald J. Trump.

5 highest-selling hunts auctioned for over $1M total at local Hunting Expo

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 12:42pm

The 11th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo wrapped up Sunday afternoon, concluding another large money raising venture thanks in part to its Friday and Saturday night auctions.

Oregon, Montana want to host Outdoor Retailer show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:43am

Tourism officials in Oregon and Montana are courting a trade show for outdoor retailers that is leaving Utah after the state's stance on public lands sparked some brands to boycott the biannual event.