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STEM Best Practices Conference attracts hundreds from all over the state

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:21pm

Almost 700 educators, administrators, industry officials gathered at the Utah Valley Convention Center for the third annual STEM Best Practices Conference.

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Davis County Sheriff's Office releases name of man who drowned in Farmington Pond

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:01pm

The Davis County Sheriff's Office released the name of the man who drowned in Farmington Pond Tuesday night.

Man charged with forcing woman into prostitution for 8 years

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:42pm

A man accused of smuggling a woman into Utah eight years ago and forcing her into prostitution has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

Woman sought protective order before deadly shooting, police say

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:36pm

Two people were shot and killed Thursday morning in Taylorsville, according to the Unified Police Department.

Hatch supportive, Lee 'not ready' as Senate unveils text of revised health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:58pm

The American Health Care Act is now the Better Care Reconciliation Act after changes to Republicans' health care bill were unveiled Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

Karate instructor, 81, arrested in sex abuse investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:31pm

An 81-year-old Orem karate instructor has been arrested for investigation of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

After tragedy, Cottonwood Heights pool pushes forward with safety adjustments

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:16pm

The family of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center in 2014 won a lawsuit against the town's parks and recreation service in December. Since then, the center has been working to ensure the tragedy never repeats.

Fire restrictions ordered for 5 Utah counties

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:16am

A fire restriction order for five Utah counties went into effect Thursday as weather forecasts call for extremely dry conditions in the coming weeks.

Wife says officer used training technique to assault her

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:03am

A man training to be certified as a police officer may have used techniques he learned at the police academy to restrain his wife, according to newly released court documents.

Washington City woman allegedly embezzles $60K from employer

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:28am

A Washington City woman was arrested Monday for allegedly embezzling $60,000 from her employer over a three-year span.

Riverton, Kearns fire stations to close in agency overhaul

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:20am

A pair of firehouses in Riverton and Kearns will close in a move that local officials say will actually speed 911 response times in those communities.

Did Trump election influence Outdoor Retailer decision to leave Utah?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:45am

Political discord over the election of President Donald Trump may have influenced the departure of the state's largest annual convention, according to Utah's lieutenant governor.

Search for reported child in Jordan River ends

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 11:20pm

Emergency crews responded to the Jordan River after reports of a person in the water Wednesday evening.

Fire near Brian Head doubles again; forces new evacuations

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:25pm

A fire that began with the use of a weed torch in dry conditions growing rapidly.

Environmental activist, husband charged in cattle case

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:25pm

Clashes over land use resulted in new charges being filed in the San Juan County case of an environmental activist accused of blocking cattle from a water source, underscoring tensions involving ranchers, environmental groups and local residents.

SBA administrator visits small businesses in Utah

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 9:47pm

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon tours Manuel's Fine Foods, a Latino-owned business that manufactures tortillas and tortilla chips in Woods Cross, as part of a two-year national outreach campaign.

Hospitality industry says Utah .05% DUI law targets wrong people, hurts tourism

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 9:03pm

Utah's lowest-in-the-nation DUI law targets the wrong people and hurts tourism, restaurant and hospitality associations told state lawmakers Wednesday.

3 bodies found near Jensen believed to be missing Vernal men

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:51pm

Police believe the bodies of three Vernal men missing since May were discovered in a river Wednesday morning.

Man accused of killing man with car after dispute over dog is charged with murder

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:04pm

A man who allegedly ran over another man after he was confronted about abusing his dog, has been charged with murder.

Lawmakers continue conversation about bill to remove incapacitated elected officials

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:38pm

As county officials prepare to use their purse strings power to help address the troubling situation around Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott, state leaders also are pushing forward.