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Central figure in scandal to be sentenced for lying to banks

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:06am

A helicopter-flying Utah businessman who was a central figure in a pay-to-play scandal involving two former state attorneys general is set to be sentenced for lying to banks to keep his online business afloat.

Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:50am

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday.

Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1.5K acres

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:21pm

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening.

'For the Love of Dakota' boxes helping cheer children in need

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:06pm

A Lehi mother is turning a terrible experience at the hospital into something positive and she's created hundreds of special gifts for children in similar situations.

Mosquitofish: A lesser-known ally in the battle against Utah's bitey bugs

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:59pm

They are a little-known ally in the battle against the blood-sucking insects, but mosquito abatement workers maintain “mosquitofish” are a highly-effective way to control Utah's mosquito populations.

Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:51pm

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported.

WJ councilman not disciplined after incident near bar

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:41pm

Councilman Jeff Haaga, who was ticketed but not arrested by South Jordan police after responding to a call for a hit-and-run late Tuesday, had “five steins of beer and a shot” in his system when police found him between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. MDT,

Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:24pm

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant, and staggering legal fees.

Police identify 18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:11pm

An 18-year-old woman from Layton was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road.

Park officials to visitors: Don’t get too close, give bison their space

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:13pm

After half of Antelope Island State Park burned last week due to a devastating fire, park officials are warning visitors not to get too close to the bison.

Mother working to raise funds for statue in Bountiful City Cemetery

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:36pm

Inside the Bountiful City Cemetery is an area where infants are buried, but those driving by may not know it, according to Kyra Dunshee.

Experts say space junk burning through atmosphere happens frequently

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:16pm

A display in the sky late Wednesday night caught thousands of people off guard, but the event was actually expected.

Clearfield gym closes without notice, cited for consumer breach  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:54pm

The Division of Consumer Protection cited Performax Gyms in Clearfield for ceasing operations without following required legal procedures under the state's Health Spa Services Protection Act and violating the Utah Consumer Sales Practices Act.

Environmentalists allege clean air act violations of popular Utah truck business

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:26pm

Environmentalists are targeting Bountiful-based Diesel Sellerz, a popular Utah business that boasts unique truck designs and its own show on Discovery Channel, with a lawsuit.

Utah Lake reopens for boating; advisory remains in place for other uses

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:21pm

After a latest round of tested water showed a decline of blue-green algae in Utah Lake, health officials have decided to reopen the lake for boating, but many recommendations remain in place regarding recreation in the water.

Conviction upheld in cold case solved by bloody dollar bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:32pm

The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a man convicted of killing a Box Elder County gas station attendant 32 years ago.

Critically ill children paint 'Hearts of Hope' at Primary Children's Hospital

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:01pm

Critically ill children at Primary Children's Hospital were visited Thursday by international artist Luis Sottil as part of his Hearts of Hope project.

UTA collects cans for food bank during scarce donation season

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:28pm

The Utah Transit Authority's "Fill the Bus" summer food drive used buses to collect donations for the Utah Food Bank. The food drive continues Friday.

UDOT plans closures for I-215 project

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:00pm

Drivers on Salt Lake County’s belt route will have some major inconveniences to contend with for the next several weeks. The Utah Department of Transportation has scheduled closures on two high-traffic interchanges along the I-215 freeway.

Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump, elect Clinton

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 3:13pm

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and elect Hillary Clinton.