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Box Elder Sheriff's Office investigating possible driveway sealing scam

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:37pm

The Box Elder Sheriff’s Office is urging county residents to be vigilant with a business going door to door offering overpriced driveway sealing services.

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Boy, 15, pleads guilty to charges in death of West Valley police officer

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:48pm

One of three teenage boys charged with murder in the death of a West Valley police officer accepted a plea deal Wednesday and pleaded guilty to six charges in juvenile court. The murder charge against him was dismissed in exchange for his pleas.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:19pm

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Tad Walch  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:53pm

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.

Chaffetz says Fox News role just part of his post-Congress plans

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:45pm

Newly announced Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, who steps down as a Utah congressman Friday, said he also has an agreement to write a book and plans to work as a consultant for technology firms in Washington, D.C.

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:31pm

A man killed in a rollover crash Tuesday was identified Wednesday as a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee.

Child porn charges added to sex abuse allegations against bounce house businessman

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:58am

A Heber City bounce house business owner accused of sexually abusing at least four young boys was charged Tuesday with having child pornography.

Woman accused of setting fatal fire dies after jail suicide attempt

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:35am

A West Valley woman charged with murder for allegedly setting a house fire that killed her mother has died by suicide while incarcerated.

Police seek man caught on video starting Moab brush fire

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:15am

Police are searching for a man caught on video allegedly starting a brush fire early Friday morning in Moab.

Brian Head Fire reaches Panguitch watershed, grows to more than 50K acres

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:42am

The growing Brian Head Fire has reached the watershed for Panguitch, forcing the city to divert to a reserve well for culinary water, according to the mayor’s office.

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:51am

Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.

Parties jointly ask judge to extend stay in LGBT lawsuit

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:07am

Plaintiffs' and defendants' attorneys have asked a federal judge to extend the stay in proceedings until Sept. 15 in Equality Utah's constitutional challenge of state education policies it says prohibit positive speech about LGBT individuals.

Kairos Academy to ask for hearing over termination of charter

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:49am

The board of directors of Kairos Academy, a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens, plans to appeal a recent decision by the State Charter School Board to terminate its charter.

1 killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:00pm

A driver was killed in a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Police: 2 teens face juvenile court for small fireworks fire

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47pm

Two Saratoga Springs teenagers are being sent to juvenile court after police say their fireworks, lit in a restricted area outside of the state's legally allowed days, started a small fire this week.

Macaw named Winston is 2nd from zoo bird show to fly away and die

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:46pm

Something spooked a blue-and-gold Macaw named Winston, a 10-year headliner in the Hogle Zoo's bird show, sending him across the street and under a car Tuesday.

Brian Head Fire grows as red-flag warning continues

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:44pm

The fire near Brian Head has forced 1,500 people out of their homes and burned nearly 50,000 acres as of Tuesday night.

Lawsuit says Utah school board election shouldn't be partisan

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:32pm

Plaintiffs including current and former members of the Utah State Board of Education and others filed a lawsuit Tuesday in 3rd District Court challenging the constitutionality of a 2016 law that calls for partisan State School Board elections.

West Bountiful man sent to prison for raping teen at Halloween party

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:50pm

A West Bountiful man who got four teenagers drunk at a Halloween party at his house, then violently and repeatedly sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl, was sentenced to prison Monday.

Salt Lake County Council launches investigation into troubled recorder's residency

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:48pm

The Salt Lake County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to form a special committee to investigate troubled Recorder Gary Ott's residency