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Police: Man leads officers on chase through 3 southern Utah cities

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:57pm

A man is in custody after a police chase that spanned three cities in southern Utah Monday, according to the Washington City Police Department.

Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 1:32pm

Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.

Wildfire updates: US Highway 6 closed due to Coal Hollow Fire; evacuations ordered in Diamond Fork Canyon

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:51pm

There were at least seven active wildfires burning throughout the state Sunday, according to Utah Fire Info. Stay up to date with the latest on each.

Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 5:16pm

A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition.

Wildfire updates: Fire in Sanpete County fully contained; Southern Utah sees hail, flash flooding

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 11:04pm

There were at least nine active wildfires burning throughout Utah as of Saturday, according to Utah Wildfire Info.

Officials identify pilot in fatal plane crash at St. George airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:44pm

One person died when an experimental plane crashed at the St. George Airport Saturday morning, officials confirmed.

S. Utah survey: Fighting opioid addiction more important than affordable housing, health care

Markee Heckenliable, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 10th - 4:12pm

To better understand southern Utah’s population and its concerns, Southern Utah University commissioned a public policy poll.

Dixie State University responds after professor rejects reinstatement offer

Devon Dewey, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 10th - 10:55am

A Dixie State University professor who was fired in March has rejected a reinstatement offer from the school.

Utah survivalist whose bunker caused problems during Brian Head Fire charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 10th - 10:33am

An 82-year-old man whose bunker full of explosives caused problems for crews fighting the massive Brian Head Fire last year has been charged.

Gov. Herbert calls for Utah-specific ‘roadless rule’ to give state more control over forests

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 9th - 1:41pm

With Utah and other western states experiencing yet another devastating wildfire season, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said he believes the state can do a better job of managing its own forests and that he plans to petition the federal government to allow that to happen.

3 arrested in connection with missing southern Utah teen found in Enterprise

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 9th - 12:56pm

Two men and a woman were arrested in connection with a missing teen who was found safe hiding in a church in Enterprise Thursday morning, police said.

Cult leader says 'heavenly laws' directed him to take child bride

Annie Knox, KSL and Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 8th - 8:26pm

A doomsday cult leader told a judge Wednesday he was following "heavenly laws" when he took a child as his bride last year.

Washington County shifting to vote-by-mail system for elections

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 8th - 4:12pm

Starting with the November election, voters in Washington County will need to drop their ballots in their mailbox.

5 local vacation ideas before school starts

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 8th - 12:52pm

With school starting soon in Utah, the chance for a last-minute summer vacation is dwindling. Luckily, these five spots are accessible, fun and will offer a nice, end-of-summer getaway.

Visiting Zion? Be on the lookout for lovelorn tarantulas

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 8th - 11:44am

It's mating season for tarantulas so the males are out and about at Zion National Park. Park officials say they are a rare sight and are docile creatures. Their venom is considered non toxic to humans but give them wide berth if visiting the park.

Strong, expensive wildfire season still not worst on Utah’s record

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 8th - 10:49am

As wildfires rage across the west, 2018 is shaping up as one of the worst wildfire seasons in Utah in the last two decades.

Police seek public's help locating endangered, missing teen in southern Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 8th - 10:18am

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen who they believe is endangered.

Navajo man gets back on Utah ballot after judge's ruling

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 8th - 7:21am

A Navajo man will be put back on the ballot for a Utah county commission seat after a judge sided with him Tuesday in his lawsuit against a county that disqualified him in the first election since a judge ruled local voting districts were illegally drawn based on race.

2 investigations of Utah officer who shot woman reach 2 conclusions

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 8:05pm

A day after the Iron County Attorney's Office concluded that an Enoch police officer was not legally justified when he shot a woman holding a screwdriver, the Enoch Police Department says that officer's actions were appropriate.

Judge: Trump can keep legal reasons for shrinking 2 Utah monuments secret

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 7th - 3:37pm

The U.S. government does not have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm about the legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to shrink national monuments, a judge ruled.