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Proposed drilling near Arches National Park the wrong move, groups say

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:22am

A proposal for potential oil and gas development in the popular Slickrock Trail recreation area in Grand County is stoking opposition from local elected leaders, outdoor recreation companies and even Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, who says the leases should be pulled.

Man accused of killing Moab pastor, son in crash charged with 4 felonies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:11pm

A Cache County man accused of killing a local pastor and his son in a high speed, multi-vehicle crash on Moab’s Main Street now faces four felony charges.

Trump’s $1.5B uranium bailout triggers rush of mining plans

Brady McCombs and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:19pm

President Donald Trump’s $1.5 billion proposal to prop up the country’s nuclear fuel industry has emboldened at least one company to take steps toward boosting operations at dormant uranium mines around the West, including outside Grand Canyon National Park.

Dixie State University, St. George seamstress agree to ‘tailor-made’ real estate transaction

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:37am

As the growing school moved closer and closer to her home, Alice Hiatt knew she couldn’t move until she found a solution that fit just right.

Washington County man faces felony charge in relation to trophy buck poaching

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 1:16pm

A Washington County man is facing a felony charge related to a poaching case in Iron County last year, according to court records.

Jury returns verdict in case of murder, child abuse of 2-year-old boy

Kelsey Cooke, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 14th - 11:56am

After a 3 ½-day jury trial, Gavin Michael Haar was found guilty of the murder of 2-year-old Christopher Leader Jr. on Thursday.

Funeral held for Fred C. Adams, founder of Utah Shakespeare Festival

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:50am

The funeral for Fred C. Adams, founder of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, will be held Friday.

‘You’re right. You are going to prison’: Judge sentences man accused in shooting of K-9 Tess

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 13th - 11:00am

The man who pleaded guilty to crimes related to the 2017 shooting of K-9 Tess was sentenced this week, but while prison was a certainty in the case, the amount of time was in question.

After a year of delays, trial begins for man accused in brutal St. George robbery

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 12th - 9:05am

After more than a year of delays, continuances, resolution hearings, failed jail transports and deadlock on both sides, the Lee Cleaner’s case made it to trial Monday with the jury hearing opening arguments before Ralph Lee himself took the stand.

Report: Utah Rep. Chris Stewart is contender for top intelligence post in Trump administration

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 12th - 8:12am

Utah GOP Rep. Chris Stewart is apparently being considered for a top U.S. intelligence position in the Trump administration.

Utah members of Congress oppose visitor limits at Zion National Park

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 10:44am

Utah’s congressional delegation opposes a proposed reservation system that would limit visitors to Zion National Park.

Police: Man charged with abusing teen told her she’d ‘belong to him’

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 10:16am

Charges have been filed against a man accused of sexually abusing two teen girls.

‘Redmen’ dispute prompts a resolution encouraging due process before removal of Native American names

Kelsey Cooke, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 10th - 4:46pm

Inspired by the recent changing of the Cedar High School mascot from the Redmen to the Reds, a Southern Utah’s legislator’s resolution seeks to discourage the removal of Native American names, images and symbols unless there is a consensus among affected Native Americans.

Cable barriers prevent potentially ‘devastating’ crash on I-15

Hollie Reina, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 10th - 12:51pm

Utah Highway Patrol troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash Monday morning on a section of Interstate 15 where the median’s cable barriers prevented the possibility of a larger incident.

10-year-old boy, father dead after multi-car crash in Moab; Driver arrested

Jen Riess, and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 9th - 10:15pm

Officials opened Main Street early Monday after police say a reckless driver collided with several cars in Moab on Sunday evening, killing one person and injuring several others.

Washington County names interim attorney after resignation

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 9th - 12:14pm

In the wake of the longtime Washington County Attorney’s resignation earlier this month, the County Commission appointed Eric Clarke to serve as the interim county attorney Wednesday.

Warrant: Man who plowed into restaurant doesn’t remember accelerating

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 5th - 8:00am

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into an In-N-Out Burger fast-food restaurant in Washington City in December said he doesn’t remember ever pressing the accelerator, according to court documents.

'You better have your bags packed because you’re going to jail': Judge warns man against future crimes

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 4th - 8:18am

A judge made to clear to a man who admitted to collecting commissions from life insurances fraudulently that he would have no more leniency.

Man seriously injured in UTV rollover walks mile to call 911

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 9:20am

A 54-year-old man who sustained serious injuries in an off-road accident Sunday afternoon had to walk for at least 45 minutes until he reached a place where he could get a phone signal to call for help.