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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.

Utah WWII sailor finally laid to rest after DNA helps identify remains

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:31pm

A Utah sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was laid to rest in his hometown of Monroe Friday morning. His remains recently were identified through DNA.

Some Canyons School District kindergartners spending more time in the classroom

Sandra Olney  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:02pm

Kindergarten might be the most important year in a child's education. That is why the Canyons School District decided to try expanding the number of hours some of its kindergartners spend in the classroom.

Utah woman creates smart purse with phone charger, Bluetooth connectivity

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

Born from her desire to provide busy women with a helpful accessory, Salt Lake City resident Dani Richeson created the FYB London smart purse: a handbag complete with everything from a built-in phone charger to Bluetooth connectivity.

24 indicted in major meth distribution ring targeting S.L. County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:47pm

Two separate drug investigations that eventually became one have culminated in 24 people being federally indicted and 41-pounds of meth seized.

1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash near Fillmore

Carter Williams and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:46pm

A woman was killed and a man injured after the motorcycle they were riding crashed, closing a section of southbound I-15 for several hours Friday afternoon, police said.

State refuses to pay Swallow's $1.5M legal bill

Lindsay Whitehurst - Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:17pm

The state has refused to pay $1.5 million in legal bills for a former Utah Attorney General acquitted of bribery and other charges in one of the most high-profile cases in state history, according to a letter made public Friday.

'This will change lives:' New center's goal is to rehab likely repeat offenders

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:43pm

Supporters cheer Thursday as a new First Step House outpatient facility, designed to help Salt Lake County in its push to reduce inmate recidivism, formally opened at 660 S. 200 East.

Humane Society representing family whose dog was ordered to die under Santaquin ordinance

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:11pm

Aiming to fight what they call an "archaic" city law, the Humane Society of Utah has agreed to legally represent the family of a dog that's been ordered to be put to death.

Vivint reaches $100K settlement with Wyoming after alleged violations

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:28pm

Vivint, a Utah County-based home security company, has reached a consumer protection settlement with the state of Wyoming, after Vivint's salespeople were accused of misleading consumers in 2015.

Tooele man charged with aggravated murder in Easter robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:10pm

A Tooele man accused of shooting a man in the head at close range during a robbery on Easter Sunday has now been charged with aggravated murder.