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Businessman faked drug test results, allowing clients to keep using, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:32am

The owner of a private probation company has been charged with passing one of his clients on all of her drug tests — even though police say she was still heavily using drugs — and then lying about it in court.

1 dead, 1 critically hurt after semi rear-ends slower moving car

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:44pm

A Duchesne man was killed and a West Jordan woman is in critical condition after a semitrailer struck a passenger car on Saturday night.

Reward offered for person who killed Helper dog with airgun

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:27pm

The Humane Society of Utah has joined in an effort to find the person responsible for the death of a service dog

Female paragliders from around the U.S. rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Cottonwood Heights police arrest suspect in string of armed robberies

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:02pm

Cottonwood Heights police believe they have apprehended the man they suspect of committing a series of armed robberies in the past five weeks.

Museum clinic repairs gadgets, reduces landfill waste

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:49pm

Community members had the opportunity to bring in their broken items to the "Fix-It Clinic" at The Leonardo. The event aimed to reduced waste by helping people repair broken appliances.

Multiple injuries after Main Street car crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:07pm

Police responded to a car crash nvolving “multiple patients” with at least one airlifted to a nearby hospital Saturday afternoon.

Utah's oldest resident celebrated 110th birthday

Alison Berg  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:58pm

Dorothy Marlowe celebrated her 110th birthday this week with cake, ice cream and trivia from 1907 — the year she was born. Marlowe is Utah's oldest resident, according to the Utah Department of Human Services.

Elderly man injured after car collides with semitruck in Ogden

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:50pm

An elderly man was injured Saturday afternoon after the vehicle he was driving collided with a semitruck and rolled on its side, according to Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chad Allen.

Parents of toddler shot in Utah among those unpunished

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:45pm

The parents of a 2-year-old Utah boy who was shot and killed by his 3-year-old sister in 2014 weren't charged after investigators determined it was a horrible accident.

Police searching for man who has repeatedly fled from officers

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:06am

Police are looking for a man who has repeatedly fled from officers over the last week.

Man in shootout with EMTs to spend at least 1 more year in prison

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:44am

A man who fired on emergency personnel who were trying to help him following a car crash will remain in prison for at least another year.

Man restores old gas station, hotel amid growing effort to renovate Helper

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:09am

Gary DeVincent has always held a deep appreciation for all things vintage and antique, and he said he was instantly attracted to Helper by its historic Main Street.

Woman arrested in Riverdale after allegedly locking kids in trunk while shopping

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:08pm

A woman was arrested after locking her two children in the trunk of her car in a Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday, Riverdale police said.

Liberty Park fountain won’t open due to health concerns

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45pm

Due to public health and safety concerns, the Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park will not open this summer.

New United Utah Party leader Jim Bennett announces bid for Chaffetz's seat

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:26pm

Jim Bennett, executive director of the newly formed political party United Utah, announced Friday he is running for the 3rd District seat in Congress being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Authorities warn travelers to look out for credit card skimmers

Sean Moody  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:11pm

As more drivers start hitting the road for the long weekend, the Department of Agriculture warned drivers to be on the lookout for credit card skimmers.

Judge won't drop murder charge for 2 teens accused in officer's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:40pm

Echoing a decision from earlier this week, a juvenile court judge denied a motion to drop murder charges against two of three teenagers accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson.

Good water year spells challenges, fun for reservoir managers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07pm

For years, operators of the East Canyon Dam didn't worry about having too much water because of the drought. Now, with the spillway gushing 110 cubic feet per second, operators are welcoming the refreshing challenge managing the water that's there.

Teen pleads guilty to shooting compliant clerk in robbery

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:02pm

A teenage boy accused of holding up four gas stations with his friends pleaded guilty Friday to part of the case in juvenile court, then pleaded guilty in the adult system to shooting a compliant clerk in the final robbery.