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Utah festivals, fairs and fun activities to attend in May

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:50pm

Celebrate spring and the slowly warming weather with parades, concerts, fireworks and more at festivals, fairs and fun celebrations around Utah in May.

Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:10pm

Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University's practice of opening honor code investigations into students after they report being sexually assaulted, as more sexual assault victims reach out to police to say they have felt silenced by the policy.

Mom from Brigham City creates ‘better’ breast pump

Katrina Lynn Corbridge Hawkins, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:45am

Janica and Jeff Alvarez have revolutionized the breast pump, making it a more enjoyable experience for working mothers. In fact, the experience almost feels like nursing a baby.

Product review: 5 outdoor products for spring

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:29am

To herald the milder weather conditions of spring, this review looks at a handful of products that are designed to thrive this time of year.

Utah-based award-winning documentary makes TV debut in May

Eric Butler  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:15am

The documentary "Peace Officer" is the story of former Davis County Sheriff William "Dub" Lawrence, who formed the state's first SWAT unit and whose son-in-law, years later, died in a standoff with the same unit.

Quiz: Presidents on American currency

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:01am

In this quiz, we’ll test your knowledge of American currency. Some of the questions will be on who is on certain bills; other questions will test what you know about the history of the notes.

Scam targets families of LDS missionaries

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:41am

The state Department of Commerce has received a report of a scam artist calling grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money. Anyone receiving a call should contact the LDS Church.

Some relatives of man killed by police settle lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:21am

Though a wrongful death lawsuit is still pending, part of a legal fight connected to a man fatally shot by Salt Lake City police in 2014 has been settled.

Utah inspectors reduce cattle rustling, horse thefts with proactive approach

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:00am

Utah may be well past its pioneer era, but a crime from the days of the Wild West still rears its head — in 2016 — on the Beehive State’s open range.

EPA paying $1 million in response costs after mine spill

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:42am

The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is reimbursing states, tribes and local governments about $1 million for their costs after the agency accidentally triggered a massive wastewater spill from a Colorado mine.

Nationwide settlement with Pfizer nets Utah $648K

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:01am

Utah will get $648,000 as part of a multimillion dollar nationwide settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals over allegations of underpaying rebates in a Medicaid drug program.

1 man dead, another in police custody after stabbing in Smithfield

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:15pm

One man was dead and another man was in custody Thursday evening after a fatal stabbing in Smithfield, police said.

Hours long response times plaguing Salt Lake City Police Department

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:50pm

In the hours it took a Salt Lake City Police Department patrol officer to head to a call of a suspicious vehicle near 700 South and 500 East chances are the vehicle and the person who reported it were long gone.

LDS missionary Mason Wells returns home after Brussels bombing

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:32pm

More than five weeks after suffering second-degree burns and serious shrapnel injuries in the Brussels airport terrorist attack that wounded three other Mormon missionaries, Mason Wells returned to his Sandy, Utah home Thursday afternoon.

2 Highland High students arrested for threatening school shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:23pm

Two Highland High School students were arrested Wednesday for investigation of making terroristic threats against the school.

Police arrest man who allegedly stole pricey rare guitar

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:22pm

A man allegedly responsible for the theft of two pricey guitars this week from different stores was arrested Thursday and the instruments were recovered, police said.

Police looking for 'aggressive' solicitors walking into homes

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:18pm

A community in Lehi is on edge after aggressive solicitors made their way into some of the homes. In one instance an apparent solicitor opened an unlocked door, luckily homeowners were there at the time and asked her to leave.

LDS Church donates to organization that fights child abuse, helps victims recover

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:06pm

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and for the second year in a row, the LDS Church is giving a public show of support to community efforts to not only prevent abuse, but to support those who have been abused.

New test ordered for woman accused of leaving baby in trash

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:43pm

A Utah woman accused of leaving her newborn in the trash will undergo a new psychological test to see if she has any underlying mental illness that could be treated at the Utah State Hospital, authorities said Thursday.

4 semis, other vehicles crash on I-15 in stormy conditions near Beaver

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:21pm

Stormy weather caused a rapid series of wrecks Thursday afternoon about 10 miles south of Beaver, including four involving semitrailers, police said.