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Human remains found in cellar of Spanish Fork residence

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:30pm

Human remains were discovered Monday underneath the cellar of a Spanish Fork home previously occupied by a woman who went missing in 1988, police said.


Man who picked up California runaway arrested in Salt Lake, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:20pm

A man accused of picking up a runaway teen girl in California and taking her all around the Northwest, all while providing her drugs and taking inappropriate pictures, has been arrested in Salt Lake City.

Police: 5-car crash closes Ogden intersection; at least 1 critically injured

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:05pm

A five-car crash has left at least one person in critical condition and blocked an intersection, police said.

Average gas price in Salt Lake City declines over 2 cents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:58pm

Going against the national trend, gasoline prices in Salt Lake City are declining.

Woman dies from injuries suffered in Midvale crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:54pm

A woman critically injured in a crash Wednesday morning has died from injuries suffered in the crash, police said.

Woman killed, 2 others injured in Manti crash

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:52pm

One woman died after two cars collided in the intersection of 200 N. Main St. in Manti Sunday night.

Frustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats form new centrist political party

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:14pm

Some disaffected Republicans and Democrats who say extreme views are co-opting their parties have decided to carve out a middle ground in Utah politics.

BLM to begin crafting travel plan for Book Cliffs

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:13pm

The Bureau of Land Management is inviting public comment as it begins crafting a travel management plan for the Book Cliffs region in Utah. Two public meetings are set for June 7 and 8 in Vernal and Roosevelt.

Chaffetz talks to Comey, postpones hearing

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:47pm

After speaking with former FBI Director James Comey Monday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, postponed a planned appearance by Comey later this week before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Carjacking victim uses cellphone, a little help from mom for rescue

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

An 18-year-old woman who police say was carjacked late last week was able to escape thanks to some quick thinking and her mother.

After disastrous winter, Idaho cities, highway officials wait for road-repair help

Nathan Brown, Times-News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:49pm

In December and January, southern Idaho was hit with frigid temperatures and, in some areas, record-breaking amounts of snow.

LDS Church, facing restrictions, merges Russia missions

The Associated Press and Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:16pm

The LDS Church is merging two of its missions in Russia, sending those missionaries home early or reassigning them to finish their service in the U.S.

Hiking the family-friendly trail to Lower Boulder Field near Ogden

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:59am

If you like hiking around humongous boulders and just so happen to be in or around the Ogden area, we have a hike for you: Lower Boulder Field.

Make Your Week: Employee pays for 2 new tires, officer replaces boy’s stolen bike

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:15am

The weather is starting to look like spring again, but the sunshine and flowers still might not be getting you excited about facing a new workweek.

Utah’s foster care shortage: Not enough homes for children

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:44am

More children are being placed in the state’s care than ever before, and a shortage of foster parents means there are more children than homes to place them in.

Higher than average temperatures to bring accelerated snowmelt, swelling waterways

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:14am

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a hazardous weather outlook as the cool temperatures and moisture of last week are expected to make way for higher than average May temperatures, leading to an increase in snowmelt and swelling waterways.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:59am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Huntsman Corp., Swiss company agree to $20B merger

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:59pm

Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland's Clariant agreed to a merger in an all-stock deal that would result in a chemicals giant with a market value of about $20 billion.

97-year-old Utah woman sends grandsons in WWII bomber to remember her late husband

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:14pm

Some things in life are worth waiting for. In a way, Affra Nelson's been waiting a lifetime to see a B-17 Flying Fortress in person.

Fraying social fabric hurting nation's economy, Sen. Mike Lee says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:13pm

Many Americans — poor, middle class and wealthy — feel that something is amiss in society that can't be reduced to economic anxiety but relates more to a sense that nation's social fabric is fraying, Sen. Mike Lee said.