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Trial begins for Cedar City midwife accused of manslaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:21pm

The lawyer for a Cedar City midwife accused of manslaughter in the death of premature infant says a snowstorm that delayed an ambulance trip to the hospital is really to blame for the tragedy.

Family of man who hanged himself in jail sues Beaver County

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 3:45pm

The family of a man who hanged himself in the Beaver County Jail claims in a federal lawsuit that corrections officers failed to recognize him as a suicide risk and didn't appropriately monitor him.

3 in Utah faces Nevada poaching-related charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:39pm

Authorities in northeast Nevada have filed charges against three Utah residents in connection with a yearlong investigation into illegal elk hunting near the Utah line.

Have You Seen This? Bountiful man carves jack-o-lantern Harambe in less than 30 seconds

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:15pm

Man uses 60,000 PSI waterjet cutting system to carve intricate designs into pumpkins in less than 30 seconds.

Plain City resident owns, races Cadillac with nearly 1K horsepower

Brian Petty, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:35am

A Plain City resident says he owns one of the fastest Cadillac CTS-V's in the entire state of Utah. The car is very well built, comfortable to ride in, and above all, extremely fast.

Hearing set for Utah teen charged with murder in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:01am

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled in the case of a 16-year-old girl accused of killing two people in a nearly 100-mph crash on her way to a suicide pact.

Jury acquits man charged with stabbing neighbor to death in 2013

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:08am

A jury Wednesday acquitted a South Salt Lake man who was accused of stabbing his neighbor to death three years ago.

Man dies in rollover crash on SR 201

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:30am

A man in his 70s died in a rollover accident on state Route 201 in West Valley City early Thursday. Eastbound lanes of the road were closed for three hours.

Utah chiropractor federally indicted for alleged tax evasion, corruption

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:23am

A Utah chiropractor was federally indicted Wednesday for allegedly trying to pay overdue taxes using a check linked to defunct bank accounts.

West Valley man pleads guilty to murder in brutal hammer attack

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:51am

A West Valley man has pleaded guilty to murder after brutally attacking a stranger on the street with a hammer, leaving him with fatal injuries.

Physician urges lawmakers to fund medical marijuana research in Utah

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:30am

Sen. Brian Shiozaw, R-Cottonwood Heights, an emergency room physician, urged members of Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee to consider state-level legislation permitting cannabis-based medicine trials at Utah's research institutions.

Chaffetz, Tryon clash over presidential candidates, cyber security

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 6:50am

Democratic challenger Stephen Tryon accused Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of putting himself and his party ahead of the country during a sometimes heated debate Wednesday.

2 killed in fiery semitruck crash on I-80

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 11:59pm

Two people are dead after a fiery crash involving two semitrucks in Tooele County.

Final debate between Trump and Clinton may help McMullin in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 11:36pm

The big winner in Wednesday's third and final presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton for Utah voters may have been independent candidate Evan McMullin.

Teen faces charges in suspected drug deaths of two 13-year-olds in Park City

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 11:31pm

A Park City teenager now faces drug and endangerment charges in the deaths of two 13-year-old boys suspected of overdosing on the dangerous synthetic opioid nicknamed "pink."

Great Salt Lake drying up as plans to punch hole through causeway are delayed

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:36pm

The drying up of the Great Salt Lake is beginning to have significant economic consequences, and that seems to have stirred up a hint of turbulence among the lake's varied stakeholders.

Woman accusing Layton police officer of groping her during arrest

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:20pm

The Layton Police Department is under fire again. A lawsuit is in the works against the officer seen in a dashcam video. The woman seen in the video is saying the officer went too far during a body search.

South Weber firefighters negotiating changes to department

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 9:04pm

A day after promising the mass resignation of fire crews, South Weber Fire Capt. Derek Tolman said he's hopeful that talks with city administrators will result in safer equipment and protocols for the department.

2 injured near Pioneer Park when truck veers off road and hits them

McKenzie Romero and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 9:01pm

Two people were injured, one critically, when a driver went off the road Wednesday and hit them where they were sitting just west of Pioneer Park.

Controversy swirls around first baby with DNA from 3 people

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 7:36pm

The doctor who shepherded the first so-called "three-parent baby" into the world, Dr. John Zhang of New Hope Fertility Clinic, offered new details about the case at the annual ASRM conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday.