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Sheriff's office: Man speeds through 3 towns, crashes into officer's car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

A man's high speed drive through three towns in Washington County ended when he crashed into a responding officer's vehicle Sunday morning.

Woman dead, man critically injured in I-80 motorcycle accident

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:23pm

A woman is dead and her husband has been flown to the hospital in critical condition after a motorcycle crash on I-80 Sunday morning, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

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Girl killed in I-15 rollover after being ejected, struck

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:23pm

A teenage girl traveling with her parents was killed after being ejected from an SUV and hit by another car, Utah Highway Patrol reported Sunday.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:20pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:04pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

Overall, Utah schools stack up, report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:55pm

Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and school safety.

Have You Seen This? Former Utah teacher makes Irish step dancing cool again

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:32pm

While "Riverdance" and "Lord of the Dance" may have hit their peak popularity in the 90s, there's no denying the cool factor in a recently released viral video with Utah ties.

More Utah teens getting HPV vaccine, but still below national average

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:26pm

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:30am

It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.

Utah boy whose mailman brought him books receives worldwide generosity

Sandra Yi and Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:40am

It seemed Mathew Flores' story resonated with everyone — a boy who was so desperate to read that he would hang around mailboxes at his apartment complex and read the junk mail.

Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into Kearns home

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:33pm

Police are investigating what caused a car accident that left a man dead after crashing his vehicle into a Kearns home on Saturday, but witnesses say alcohol may have been a factor.

22 missing, unclaimed veterans in Utah laid to rest

Wendy Leonard and Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

The Missing in America Project helped to properly inter the remains of 22 veterans of the United States military on Saturday, after many of them have sat unidentified on mortuary shelves for long periods of time.

Idaho man injured after cement truck hits car being towed

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County.

Tanker spills milk, starts fire in Weber Canyon rollover

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Bystanders were quick to extinguish a small grass fire in Weber Canyon on Saturday that started when a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk took a spill.

2 arrested in connection with shooting, chase

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Police arrested a man and a juvenile Friday night after officers heard gun shots while responding to a separate incident, West Valley police reported.

Transition homes for survivors of domestic violence open in Logan

Katie Larsen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:44pm

Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse celebrated the opening of seven new transition homes for domestic violence survivors at Independence Place in Logan on Monday.

Local man brings piece of Hawaii to Utah mountains

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:22pm

One man is trying to bring a piece of Aloha to the Wasatch Mountains.

Utah regents approve outdoor products degree program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:40pm

Students at Utah State University who love the great outdoors will have a unique opportunity to turn that passion into a career starting this fall.

SL County cities, school districts propose $10M in property tax hikes

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:28pm

Several Salt Lake County cities and school districts are proposing property tax increases, and if they're all approved, residents collectively could be asked to pay roughly $10 million more in taxes.

Parents of missing Idaho toddler believe he's still alive

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:49pm

It's been three weeks since DeOrr Kunz Jr. disappeared and his parents said Friday they believe he is still alive.