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Motorcyclist killed in I-84 crash

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:10pm

A Wyoming man was killed Tuesday night after losing control of his motorcycle, Utah Highway Patrol confirmed.

U.S. Attorney asks judge to toss Beaver County suit over wild horse programs

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:02pm

The U.S. Attorney for Utah Wednesday asked a federal judge to toss a complaint from Beaver County alleging federal managers have not done enough to address growing populations of feral horses.

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Chaffetz says Fox News role just part of his post-Congress plans

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:48pm

Newly announced Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, who steps down as a Utah congressman Friday, said he also has an agreement to write a book and plans to work as a consultant for technology firms in Washington, D.C.

Friends of autumn buttercup say, 'Yay for cows!'

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:02pm

In the never-ending feud over public lands in Utah, cowboys and ranchers are usually on the other side of the fence from environmentalists. So it might come as a surprise to hear that a pretty little flower has brought the warring parties together.

U. helps victims of nuclear fallout share their stories

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:22pm

Decades after thousands of Utahns suffered the consequences of nuclear radiation, the University of Utah wants to help victims and their families share their stories of loss and government secrecy.

Child porn charges added to sex abuse allegations against bounce house businessman

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:17pm

A Heber City bounce house business owner accused of sexually abusing at least four young boys was charged Tuesday with having child pornography.

UTA drill tests emergency responses to terrorism

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:39pm

Roughly 150 first responders from several agencies conducted a terrorism response drill Wednesday on the Ogden FrontRunner platform. The drill helped agencies coordinate their responses and work together to improve readiness for real-life scenarios.

Judge tosses suit claiming excessive force in Utah traffic stop

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:45pm

A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a Utah woman who says a state trooper ripped her from her car during an early morning stop on a dark side street.

West Jordan woman shot to death at intersection; gunman later found dead

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:02pm

A West Jordan woman was killed Wednesday when a witness said a man walked up to her vehicle while she was stopped at an intersection and shot her through the window. The incident marks the fourth domestic murder-suicide in Utah just this month.

Poll: Nearly 67% of Utahns open to voting for new United Utah Party candidates

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:47pm

Nearly two-thirds of Utahns say they are "not very loyal" to the Republican or Democratic parties and would consider voting for a candidate from the recently created United Utah Party, a new poll found.

Box Elder Sheriff's Office investigating possible driveway sealing scam

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:37pm

The Box Elder Sheriff’s Office is urging county residents to be vigilant with a business going door to door offering overpriced driveway sealing services.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:19pm

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Tad Walch  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:53pm

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:31pm

A man killed in a rollover crash Tuesday was identified Wednesday as a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee.

Woman accused of setting fatal fire dies after jail suicide attempt

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:35am

A West Valley woman charged with murder for allegedly setting a house fire that killed her mother has died by suicide while incarcerated.

Police seek man caught on video starting Moab brush fire

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:15am

Police are searching for a man caught on video allegedly starting a brush fire early Friday morning in Moab.

Brian Head Fire reaches Panguitch watershed, grows to more than 50K acres

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:42am

The growing Brian Head Fire has reached the watershed for Panguitch, forcing the city to divert to a reserve well for culinary water, according to the mayor’s office.

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:51am

Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.

Parties jointly ask judge to extend stay in LGBT lawsuit

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:07am

Plaintiffs' and defendants' attorneys have asked a federal judge to extend the stay in proceedings until Sept. 15 in Equality Utah's constitutional challenge of state education policies it says prohibit positive speech about LGBT individuals.

Kairos Academy to ask for hearing over termination of charter

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:49am

The board of directors of Kairos Academy, a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens, plans to appeal a recent decision by the State Charter School Board to terminate its charter.