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Lawsuit filed over rehab house planned for Herriman neighborhood

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:17am

The battle between Herriman city and the owners trying to open a neighborhood drug and rehab center is heating up. The owners of Renew Wellness and Recovery say the city is caving to pressure from nearby residents.

402K ballots mailed to Salt Lake County voters

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:45am

About 402,000 ballots flooded Salt Lake County voters' mailboxes Monday afternoon. Voters in other Utah municipalities holding vote-by-mail elections will receive their ballots by the end of the week.

Strange burglaries lead to felony charges for Vernal man

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:26am

A Vernal man is facing felony charges after a pair of unusual burglaries, including one where investigators say the man forced his way into a Roosevelt house and brandished a gun while claiming to be a police officer.

Hearing set for man charged in triple homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:05am

A Salt Lake City man accused of killing three people staying at his house, including a baby, because they wouldn't move is set to make a first appearance in court Tuesday.

BYU student paralyzed in bounce house accident making a 'remarkable recovery'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 6:47am

The accident was catastrophic and took a Tooele family by surprise. They went to the Draper LDS Temple Aug. 29 and by evening they were in the ICU with their son, paralyzed and struggling to breathe. But Josh Hinton is recovering at "warp speed."

Is mental 'boot camp' the answer for concussion victims?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:42pm

A clinic in Provo is claiming remarkable success in treating the long-term effects of concussions. A patient whose brain was scrambled in a freak accident said the one-week mental boot camp at Cognitive FX has made a profound difference.

Orem police and fire departments sporting touch of pink

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:28pm

If you get pulled over by an Orem police officer this month, or they help you solve a crime, you'll likely notice a couple of the details on their uniforms are different. The same is true for Orem firefighters — they're all sporting the color pink.

Chaffetz says speaker bid may be 'long shot,' Utah delegation has yet to declare support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:27pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who said Monday his bid to become U.S. House speaker is a "long shot," may not have the support of the rest of Utah's congressional delegation.

Police arrest duo in connection to park-and-ride car thefts

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:27pm

A man and woman were arrested after allegedly stealing at least seven cars from UTA park-and-ride lots.

Police: Layton man attempts to duct tape, rape woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:25pm

A man who police say attempted to duct tape and assault a former girlfriend was arrested over the weekend in Layton.

Elderly man charged for crashing into 4 boys on ATV

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:25pm

An elderly man is facing charges after crashing into four young boys on a small ATV. Two of the boys were seriously injured, officials said.

2 SUU flight instructors killed in plane crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:24pm

Two Southern Utah University flight instructors died Monday afternoon when the plane they were in crashed near Cedar City Regional Airport, the university and fire officials confirmed.

Child's photo used in fake cancer story scheme, police say

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 9:45pm

Police say a Logan man used a picture he found online of a child who really has cancer to create a fake sob story on and solicit donations.

Act of brotherly love at LDS conference goes viral

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 9:12pm

As a group of Primary children sang at the LDS General Conference Saturday afternoon, two brothers stood with them, holding hands. Thanks to a woman's Facebook post, the touching moment has gone viral.

17-year-old charged with manslaughter after family fight ends in death of uncle

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:52pm

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with manslaughter after a fight involving three family members resulted in one man dying, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Through ingenuity, Ogden farmer's pumpkin patch uses far less water

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:34pm

As pumpkins in the field begin heading for front porches to become jack-o'-lanterns, a pumpkin farmer in Ogden is showing off his non-traditional way of watering his crop. His innovations have slashed his water use by two-thirds.

Tooele couple sues after 8-year-old gets salmonella from cucumber

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:10pm

Another Utah couple whose daughter became sick after eating contaminated cucumbers has sued a California produce distributor.

LGBT community proposes renaming 900 South 'Harvey Milk Boulevard'

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:48pm

City and LGBT community leaders have announced a proposal to rename 900 South as "Harvey Milk Boulevard" after the fallen LGBT activist.

Appeals court to hear arguments on Alta snowboarding ban

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:44pm

As Utah resorts gear up for the winter season, a federal appeals court will hear arguments from a group of snowboarders who want to ride at skiers-only Alta.

2 Salt Lake residents find explosive devices in separate incidents

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:32pm

Two residents located explosive devices and delivered the dangerous items to Salt Lake police Sunday in separate incidents.