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Terminally ill Utah girl who received 189K Christmas cards dies

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:53pm

A little Fountain Green girl who made headlines after receiving thousands of Christmas cards passed away early Friday morning.

Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:14pm

A 74-year-old bicyclist was upgraded to fair condition Friday after crashing into a car.

Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

Dennis Romboy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:57pm

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaint, will have a lot of time to think about how he changed the state's history.

A shatter-resistant screen is coming soon to a smartphone near you

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:45pm

Corning just launched Gorilla Glass 5, its latest evolution in break-resistant glass for smartphones.

Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:28pm

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility.

Extreme athletes dive into Midway’s Homestead Crater wearing LED suits

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:47am

On a dark night, four people recently dove from a height of five stories into Midway’s Homestead Crater.

Driver loses control, dies after braking for backed-up traffic on I-15

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:47am

A 34-year-old woman died after losing control of her vehicle and crashing on I-15 Friday morning.

Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:40am

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaints, will have a lot of time to think about how he changed the state's history.

Man charged with gunning down teen siblings over T-shirt appears in court

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:15am

The man charged with gunning down teenage siblings in an argument over a T-shirt made his initial appearance in court Friday.

Committee takes on issues of water rights, watershed

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:29am

With nearly as many visitors as all five of Utah's national parks combined, the Wasatch Front’s canyons — and their role as a watershed for a half-million people — are becoming an increasingly contentious issue.

Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:50am

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday.

Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1.5K acres

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:21pm

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening.

'For the Love of Dakota' boxes helping cheer children in need

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:06pm

A Lehi mother is turning a terrible experience at the hospital into something positive and she's created hundreds of special gifts for children in similar situations.

Mosquitofish: A lesser-known ally in the battle against Utah's bitey bugs

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:59pm

They are a little-known ally in the battle against the blood-sucking insects, but mosquito abatement workers maintain “mosquitofish” are a highly-effective way to control Utah's mosquito populations.

Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:51pm

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported.

WJ councilman not disciplined after incident near bar

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:41pm

Councilman Jeff Haaga, who was ticketed but not arrested by South Jordan police after responding to a call for a hit-and-run late Tuesday, had “five steins of beer and a shot” in his system when police found him between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. MDT,

Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:24pm

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant, and staggering legal fees.

Police identify 18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:11pm

An 18-year-old woman from Layton was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road.

Park officials to visitors: Don’t get too close, give bison their space

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:13pm

After half of Antelope Island State Park burned last week due to a devastating fire, park officials are warning visitors not to get too close to the bison.

Mother working to raise funds for statue in Bountiful City Cemetery

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:36pm

Inside the Bountiful City Cemetery is an area where infants are buried, but those driving by may not know it, according to Kyra Dunshee.