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Man charged in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:29am

A man was high on drugs and delusional about his surroundings when he attacked a stranger inside a Salt Lake hotel, according to charges filed Thursday.

$1K reward offered for info on poisoning of St. George birds

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:49am

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the poisoning deaths of two dozen migratory birds earlier this year.

Police locate grandparents of toddler found wandering street in Millcreek  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:28am

Police have located the grandparents of a young boy found wandering the streets in Millcreek early Friday morning.

Utah fireworks restrictions for 4th of July and Pioneer Day

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:15am

Various cities are reminding residents of the restrictions when enjoying fireworks and where they're not allowed to light them. Restrictions and specific locations where not to light fireworks in various cities throughout the state.

4th of July fireworks shows in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:00am

Cities throughout the state have announced where and when to enjoy the fireworks shows on Independence Day and the weekend leading up to the holiday.

55th annual Utah Shakespeare Festival opens in new arts complex

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:09pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival opened its 55th season Thursday with the impressive new $40 million Beverly Taylor Sorensen Center for the Arts.

Noisy nighttime construction halted after neighbors contact city hall

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:08pm

Residents in a West Jordan neighborhood are looking for a quiet night's rest, and they may get it after city hall put a stop to construction trucks rolling through town in the middle of the night.

AG files rape charges in case declined by district attorney's office

Pat Reavy and Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:08pm

After county prosecutors declined multiple requests to file charges against a man accused of date rape, police decided to ask the attorney general's office to look at the case. On Thursday, rape and sodomy charges were filed against the Cottonwood Heights man.

Couple charged in 'chronic neglect' death of 96-year-old mother

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:05pm

A Salt Lake motel owner and his wife have been charged with manslaughter in the death of the motel owner's mother, who police say died under deplorable conditions.

2 killed in Roy crash; police arrest teen for investigation of murder

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:04pm

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Thursday for investigation of two counts of murder after police say her SUV slammed into the back of another vehicle, killing the two people inside.

Police identify woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-15

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:01pm

A 26-year-old West Jordan woman died and one child is in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver on I-15 Thursday afternoon, police said.

Half-scale replica of Vietnam Memorial on display in West Valley  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 10:10pm

Brian Williams of the Utah Military History group helped assemble the Wall That Heals in West Valley City's Centennial Park, 5405 W. 3100 South, on Thursday.

Wyoming man gets 6 years in prison for attack on Forest Service officer in Utah

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:45pm

A Wyoming man was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for his attack of a U.S. Forest Service officer last year in Lamb's Canyon.

Accused Utah militia leader to remain behind bars

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:55pm

A federal judge doesn't want to wait and see whether a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in rural Arizona would also try to take out people.

Video: Utah Olympic Park to host 2nd summer of ‘world’s steepest slip ‘n slide’

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:25pm

Have you ever wanted to slip ‘n slide down an Olympic ski jump and land in a pool? Well, now for the second year, the Utah Olympic Park is making it possible.

Tim DeChristopher arrested in Boston protest

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:24pm

Tim DeChristopher, the environmental activist who was sent to prison for disrupting a BLM land sale in Utah, was arrested in Boston Wednesday during a protest against a new natural gas pipeline.

Layton driver gets probation after teen struck, killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:19pm

The second of two drivers charged in a case involving a teenage girl who was struck and killed in a Layton crosswalk has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.

Stolen camp gear returned to West Point Boy Scout troop

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:15pm

A Davis County Boy Scout troop found reason to celebrate Thursday, as a good Samaritan returned some of the camping equipment stolen from a trailer in a church parking lot earlier this week.

6-year-old girl's accused killer still incompetent for trial

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 7:52pm

Another year will pass before competency will again be reviewed for the man charged with kidnapping, assaulting and killing 6-year-old Sierra Newbold in 2012.

Photos: 150 years of Utah Independence Day celebrations

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 7:31pm

Patriotic celebrations of U.S. freedom have been around Utah since even before it became a state. While much has changed over the decades, the love for the stars and stripes have not.