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Orem police looking for owner of peeping drone

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:17pm

Police are looking for a person they believe has been using a drone to look into people's bedrooms and bathrooms and record video.

Police identify man, woman killed in American Fork shootings

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:57pm

A man and a woman killed by gunfire Sunday in American Fork may have had a romantic relationship at one time, but the woman had recently obtained a protective restraining order against the man, according to police.

Warrant ordered for ex-Granite School District employee charged with embezzling $100K

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:43pm

A warrant has been ordered for a former Granite School District employee who admitted she embezzled more than $100,000 from the district and an education union, then failed to show up for a sentencing hearing.

Suicidal student had planned stabbing spree, affidavit says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 3:03pm

A Mountain View High School student charged with attacking five of his classmates in a boys locker room had been having suicidal thoughts for some time, according to a newly unsealed search warrant affidavit.

6 ways to keep your kids safe in a connected world

Alyse Ainsworth, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:31pm

These days, we seem to have access to an endless amount of information and entertainment. Unfortunately, this connected world poses some distinct new challenges for parents concerned with keeping their children safe.

Provo art show to raise money for hungry Venezuelans

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:07pm

A local artist is teaming with a Provo restaurant to feed Venezuelan families battling the worst economic crisis the country has ever seen.

Salt Lake man uses stun gun on former roommate, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:15pm

A man who allegedly attacked his former roommate and attempted to use a stun gun on her when she jumped out a window to escape was arrested over the weekend.

Man gets 12 years in drug conspiracy, money laundering case

Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:16pm

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a Nevada-to-Utah oxycodone distribution and money laundering case.

Erosion causes iconic Bryce Canyon hoodoo to crumble

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:53am

The iconic hoodoo in Bryce Canyon National Park known as “The Sentinel” recently toppled after years of erosion, according to national park officials.

Make Your Week: Woman loses Christmas budget check, Harmons employee finds it

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:19am

Reading the news is not always an uplifting experience, but the team strives to regularly share uplifting stories with our readers.

Teen with autism found safe

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:50am

A teenager with autism was found safe in an abandoned home Monday morning after he went missing earlier in the morning, officials said.

Rose Park woman serves neighbors with mobile coffee truck

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:21am

Rose Park resident Trina Perez is hoping to make Rose Park a better place to be, one cup at a time. "I didn't do this to be rich. I did it to be happy," she said.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Police: 2 dead after man shoots woman, then killed while fleeing

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:59pm

Two people are confirmed dead following a shooting in American Fork, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

The Road Home served record 1,406 in emergency shelter on a single night

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:00pm

The Road Home sheltered 1,406 people on a single night this week, a record for the nonprofit organization that shelters, houses and provides case management to families and individuals experiencing homelessness.

Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:40pm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten the tribe's water source and cultural sites.

Huge Utah coal tract up for lease

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:33pm

The Bureau of Land Management is planning a lease-sale for a tract of nearly 56 million tons of recoverable coal northwest of the SUFCO mine. The sale had been postponed by a challenge brought by environmental groups that was ultimately rejected.

Salt Lake man sentenced to prison for 18-year-old's death in dispute over girlfriend

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:31pm

The man who police say orchestrated killing an 18-year-old man in a dispute over a girlfriend was sentenced to prison Friday.

Report outlines how to get more Utah students to eat school breakfast

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:00pm

A new report released this week recommends ways for Utah schools to increase participation in school breakfast programs and help more children start their school days ready to learn.

Centro Civico Mexicano wins $400K in grants for cleanup, renovations

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:25pm

Centro Civico Mexicano, Utah's oldest nonprofit Hispanic organization, has received $400,000 in county and federal grants to revitalize its property. The project is slated for completion in 2020.