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Salt Lake's next skyscraper? Proposed hotel sites worry some high-rise residents

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:00pm

Two sites on Salt Palace property are currently under consideration for a new convention center hotel, and to accommodate its potential building sites, county leaders have requested that the city re-zone the area to allow unlimited building heights.

Sen. Hatch set to tour Utah's national parks, rural communities

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:30pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will tour multiple national parks in Utah next week and also visit the San Juan County Bears Ears area, the controversial site of a possible new national monument. Hatch said he wants to stress access to public lands.

Searchers extract fallen hiker from steep Lisa Falls trail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:11pm

A woman was in serious condition after a fall hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Police ID man killed in possible road rage incident

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:10pm

Police have identified the 30-year-old man killed Saturday in a possible road rage incident, as well as the man arrested in connection to the shooting.

New Youth Resource Center is a celebration of hope, possibilities

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:33pm

The grand opening of Volunteers of America's new Youth Resource Center on Tuesday was a celebration of community and possibility for youths 15-22 who will use services and shelter in the "purpose-built" facility at 888 S. 400 West.

Police: Man in custody after firing at officers responding

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:02pm

A parolee has been arrested after police say he threatened a man and fired at officers.

UTA hikes fees for public records

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  May 29th - 7:00pm

The UTA board of trustees approved a resolution Wednesday to increase the fee for public records from $5 to $15. The agency said the increase will help offset the cost of fulfilling hundreds of annual requests from the public.

South Jordan's FrontRunner-oriented business office breaks ground

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 29th - 6:27pm

A new, transit-oriented project broke ground Tuesday near South Jordan's FrontRunner station, and developers say it could draw hundreds of new, high-tech jobs to the area over the next few years.

American Fork appoints interim police chief

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  May 29th - 5:17pm

Lt. Darren Falslev was appointed Thursday as American Fork's interim police chief, replacing veteran Chief Lance Call.

Driver killed in Cache County after truck rolls down embankment, police say

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:35pm

A 57-year-old Idaho man died when his truck drifted off the road and into an embankment Sunday morning, police said.

Energy summit details massive project planned for Uinta Basin

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:20pm

Gov. Gary Herbert was joined Wednesday at the Governor's Utah Energy Summit by Scott Saxberg, the president and CEO of Crescent Point Energy, to announce the latest developments in a planned nearly 4,000-well oil and gas project in the Uinta Basin.

Photos: Members of multiple faiths gather to honor Japanese-American veterans

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:26pm

Japanese-American veterans were honored Sunday at a memorial service honoring those who lost their lives or served during World War II.

Unified firefighters get hands-on training in swift-water rescues

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  May 29th - 12:41pm

Rescuers from the Unified Fire Authority are in the water training in the event of a swift-water rescue. The training comes as the snowmelt is starting to really pick up prior to the busy Memorial Day weekend.

BYU alum Brugman eying patience, consistency on the road to big leagues

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:57am

BYU alum Jaycob Brugman returned to Utah this weekend after his recent promotion to Triple-A put him in the lineup against the Salt Lake Bees, and one step closer to the majors.

The 12 most expensive movies ever made

Natalie Morin, Graphiq  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:13am

Making a successful movie is no easy task. Though audiences and critics laud films with elaborate visual effects, stunning views and star-studded casts, all of those elements cost millions of dollars.

World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salute

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:46am

Dan M. Eastman, 96, a World War II bomber, pilot received an Honor Salute during a brief ceremony Wednesday at Olympus Ranch Retirement Community. The initiative is a joint effort between Community Nursing Services and volunteer service members.

Photos: Veterans mark Memorial Day by remembering fallen soliders

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:27am

Marine Corps League member and veteran, Brian Nicholes, right, and Ron Woodward salute a grave of a fallen American soldier at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Principal placed on leave after being accused of domestic violence

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:28pm

A Davis School District principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday in connection with a reported domestic assault at his home.

Longboarder shot, killed in road rage incident, police say

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:16pm

A road rage incident led to the fatal shooting of a man riding a longboard Saturday afternoon in West Valley City, police said.

Police ride in honor of fallen officers during Memorial Day celebration

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:01pm

Typically, if you see a lot of flashing police lights, it means that someone is in trouble. However, that wasn’t the case with all the police motorcycles Saturday morning.