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State expected to wrap up its case against John Swallow today

Dennis Romboy and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:16am

A man who held a fundraiser for John Swallow in 2012 says the attorney general candidate's demeanor changed when he realized his host was part of lawsuit in which the state had intervened.

Man dies after semitruck rolls near Tremonton

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:14am

One man died after the semitruck he was driving tipped over on I-84 near Tremonton Monday afternoon, police said.

3 killed after pickup truck rolls on I-70 near Green River

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:06am

Three people are dead after a rollover crash on I-70 Tuesday night, police said.

Students help craft resolution to protect undocumented classmates

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:51am

Students, parents and activists crowded a meeting of the Salt Lake City School District board Tuesday to propose a resolution designed to protect undocumented classmates.

Senate supports online sales tax collection bill

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:27am

A bill that would extend sales tax collections on online purchases to more businesses was approved with bipartisan support by the full Utah Senate on Tuesday.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:33am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

Man dead in Roy officer-involved shooting, police confirm

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:51am

One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night, Roy police confirmed.

Weber County mudslide damages home, threatens 3 others

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:14am

A large mudslide damage one home and threatened three others Tuesday evening in Eden, police confirmed.

Salt Lake man carried from burning home in critical condition

McKenzie Romero and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 11:04pm

A Salt Lake man is in critical condition after firefighters carried him from his burning home Tuesday.

Police: Payson man held 18-year-old woman against her will

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A Payson man was arrested Tuesday after police said he held an 18-year-old woman against her will inside his home.

Cache County girl found in canal was shot in head, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A 14-year-old Amalga girl found in a dry canal last week after failing to come home from school had been shot in the head, investigators announced Tuesday. Additionally, two 16-year-old boys were charged with attempted aggravated murder.

Bill lowering age for concealed carry permit advances to Senate

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:07pm

A legislative proposal that would allow young adults ages 18 to 21 to apply for and receive a concealed carry permit passed the House on Tuesday by a 63-12 vote and goes to the Senate.

NASA in Tooele County? Lawmakers encourage new testing facility

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:35pm

State and county officials say NASA has its eye on a site about 10 miles south of Tooele for a new testing facility — and the site may have a competitive edge over others being considered in Texas, California and New York.

Residents concerned trail improvement will remove natural traits of Sandy park

Alex Cabrero and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:04pm

Voters in Salt Lake County recently approved a Zoo, Arts, and Parks Bond of which some $4 million is going to trail improvements at Dimple Dell in Sandy. Now many voters say they had no idea what "improvements" meant.

'More than worthy': Family receives Purple Heart their father earned as POW

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:03pm

Granting recognition their father never received in life, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, presented a family with the Purple Heart Army Staff Sgt. Royce Fuhriman earned as a prisoner in World War II and a survivor of the Bataan Death March.

Big changes ahead for pothole-plagued Redwood Road in Riverton

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:32pm

On Redwood Road just north of Bangerter Highway, there's a stretch of potholes in the northbound lane that lasts more than a mile. UDOT patch crews were in the area Tuesday morning shoveling in the asphalt — but that's just a temporary fix.

Chaffetz: President 'absolutely' wants to take action on Bears Ears

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump "absolutely" wants to take action to change the Bears Ears National Monument designation made by his predecessor, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Prosecutors to rest this week in Swallow case without crucial witness

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:31pm

Prosecutors are expected to rest their case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow this week with or without a witness pivotal to proving him guilty of several public corruption charges.

Off-duty officer from Utah foils armed pharmacy robbery in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:28pm

An off-duty Utah law enforcement officer who stopped at a southwestern Montana grocery store for Tylenol and coffee ended up foiling an armed robbery of the store's pharmacy.

Exodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by beneficiaries

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:11pm

Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive in town for a massive industry trade show.