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N. Tooele Fire enacts changes to improve overnight response

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:27pm

With limited budgets and manpower, fighting fires in small communities are never easy. But a change for the better is ahead for the North Tooele Fire Department.

Santaquin woman fighting to save dog sentenced to die

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:38pm

A family dog's life is up for debate in Santaquin. It's proving to be a tough situation for both the city and the family and may come down to the definition of a 'vicious' dog.

Police recover stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:34pm

An 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young chatting on a bench was found in good condition after being stolen early Tuesday, authorities said.

UK blast: Blood, horror, shock as bomber strikes young crowd

Jill Lawless, Rob Harris and John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:33pm

For a crowd of mostly young British music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a school night out enjoying cheerful high-energy pop.

Police: Missing Bountiful girl may be Idaho-bound

Brianna Bodily and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:10pm

A 13-year-old Bountiful girl reported missing Tuesday afternoon may be on her way to Idaho to meet a man she met through social media, authorities said.

West Valley family displaced by fire

Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:09pm

A family of seven lost at least part of their home to a fire Tuesday evening in West Valley City.

Former firefighter union treasurer charged with stealing funds

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:42pm

A former treasurer of the Salt Lake City Firefighter's Union is accused of stealing more than $133,000 of union funds for personal use in the form of forged checks, and taking from other funding sources including the Fill the Boot campaign.

Ad targeting Utah's .05 percent DUI law to run in Las Vegas newspaper

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:12pm

A national organization's ongoing fight against Utah's lowest-in-the-nation legal blood alcohol content for driving will hit a Nevada newspaper Wednesday.

5 gadgets to help your aging parents

Fsi Mortgage  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:00pm

Parents and technology don't always mix, but some modern devices are too good to pass up. Here are five gadgets to help your aging parents.

Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:40pm

Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest?

Deal for teen charged in double-fatal crash could split between juvenile, adult systems

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:29pm

Attorneys are working on a plea deal that would split between the juvenile and adult court systems for a teenage girl accused of killing two strangers in an alleged suicide attempt.

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:23pm

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump's campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on them.

Bail denied for teen charged with shooting Deserae Turner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:16pm

Bail was again denied Tuesday for a 16-year-old boy accused of luring a 14-year-old girl to a secluded canal and shooting her in the head.

Intermountain Power Project will shutter coal-fired power plant near Delta

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:38pm

Utah's largest coal-fired power plant near Delta will cease operations by 2025, a closure brought on by multiple factors, including loss of its Southern California customer base, a weak market for coal-fired electricity and environmental regulations.

Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:07pm

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight Committee left a trail of questions, set up a new company in April just a day before announcing he wouldn't run for re-election.

Woman killed in Manti crash identified

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:49pm

Officials have released the name of a woman killed in a two-car crash last Sunday night.

Jazz work out, talk about pro potential of BYU's Eric Mika, Utah's Kyle Kuzma

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:35pm

The Utah Jazz have held draft workouts of BYU's Eric Mika and Utah's Kyle Kuzma over the last few weeks. More information on how those workouts went from the Jazz's perspective, plus some Frank Jackson news, from Andy Larsen.

SLC Library eliminates late fees, seeks property tax hike

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:03pm

The Salt Lake City Library board of directors has voted to do away with overdue fines, but the policy change comes the same year library officials are seeking a 21 percent property tax increase.

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:50pm

Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home.

Ainge joins field of candidates to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz in Utah's 3rd District

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:37pm

A person with a familiar last name, especially to sports fans, has jumped into the race for Utah's soon-to-be-vacant 3rd Congressional District seat.

Judge rules in favor of additional charges in Toquerville child abuse case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:36pm

Despite the defense’s objections, a judge ruled in favor of the prosecution Tuesday, allowing additional charges to be officially filed against child abuse suspect Brandy Jaynes.

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