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Missing 12-year-old found safe, police say

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:57pm

Salt Lake police on Sunday asked for the public's help in finding a missing 12-year-old diagnosed with autism. Within a couple of hours they reported him found safe.

Another strong winter storm is on the way for northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:48pm

National Weather Service meteorologists say another storm is expected to hit Utah late Sunday and into Monday, bringing with it the possibility of even more snow.

Life Flight paramedic killed, nurse seriously injured US 40 crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:43pm

A 29-year-old Life Flight paramedic died Sunday morning in a crash on U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir. Police say his co-worker was seriously injured.

Fire causes $175K in damage to South Salt Lake hot tub store

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:36pm

A South Salt Lake hot tub, spa and pool store sustained about $175,000 in fire damage Sunday morning.

From sheep to sweater, Centerville woman protecting her passion for wool

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:34pm

There was a time when most towns along the Wasatch Front were separate — no chain stores, multi-lane highways or subdivisions with hundreds of homes. One woman in Centerville fondly remembers those days, and is doing what she can to hold of the ways of the past.

31-year-old man from Orem reported missing

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:17pm

Police are asking for help in finding a missing 31-year-old man from Orem who they say has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old.

Unsealed filings in restaurateur's death detail his fears of estranged husband

McKenzie Romero and Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:11pm

In the weeks before he died, prominent Utah restaurateur John Williams sought legal protection for himself and his property as he claimed his estranged husband became increasingly volatile and violent, according to recently unsealed court documents.

Utah tribe may revive proposal for casino in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 6:44pm

A Utah Indian tribe said it might revive its proposal for a casino across the state line in northwestern Colorado.

Police hope to ID person of interest in fatal Ogden shooting

Carter Williams and Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 6:04pm

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot at a convenience store parking lot in Ogden early Sunday morning. Later in the day, the Ogden Police Department released surveillance video of an armed man they are calling a "person of interest" in the case.

Grant will drive 1,500 miles of electric vehicle charging stations

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 4:51pm

An ambitious multistate project was selected for $4 million in seed money from the U.S. Department of Energy to power up 1,500 miles of highway with electric vehicle charging stations in a move to eliminate range anxiety and encourage ownership.

Utah economic growth should continue in '17, analysts say

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:28pm

With the new year underway, the state is embarking on a journey that hopefully will be as economically prosperous as 2016, according to a panel of Utah’s top economic analysts.

Westminster College, elementary students team up to serve

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:39am

Students and faculty of Westminster College celebrated MLK by partnering with schoolchildren from the South Salt Lake area to provide service to their community. The partnership aims to promote a service and college-going culture for the youths.

Geneva Rock cements cleaner air future with new trucks, refueling station

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:32am

Geneva Rock unveiled a shiny new fleet of 25 compressed natural gas ready-mix concrete trucks, along with an on-site elaborate refueling station with enough connections to fuel the heavy equipment overnight. It's an $8 million clean air investment.

DWS program connects job seekers via social media platform

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:34am

A pilot program developed by the state and a popular social media platform to help job seekers find work is paying big dividends for many Utahns. Launched last June, the pilot program enrolled 384 job seekers in the first few months of its creation.

14-year-old girl critically injured after being shot near West Valley mall

McKenzie Romero and Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:05pm

A 14-year-old girl was in critical condition Saturday after police say she was shot in a gang-related confrontation near the Valley Fair Mall.

'The best there is': Salt Lake International Airport's snow removal team works around the clock

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00pm

Driving vehicles you'll never see outside of an airport and running highly specialized scientific equipment, the team at Salt Lake International works nonstop to keep air traffic moving.

Hundreds brave snowstorm to rally legislators to clean up Utah air

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:32pm

Undeterred by snow, hundreds rallied at the state capitol on Saturday calling for lawmakers to make "no excuses" when it comes to clearing Utah's air.

Law society lauds Sen. Harry Reid's service to country, LDS church

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:00pm

One of the most powerful elected officials in the country the past eight years received recognition Friday from a Mormon lawyers' group for his decades of service in government and for the LDS Church.

Suspect in Colorado murder case arrested after high-speed chase in Garfield County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:51pm

A man wanted in connection with a Colorado murder case was arrested Friday morning following a high-speed chase, police said.

Man arrested after threatening another man with knife, evading police

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:23pm

A man considered a person of interest in a shooting Wednesday was jailed after a threatening another man with a knife before leading officers on a low-speed chase in the snow early Saturday morning, police said.