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Feud erupts between utility, 4 states including Utah, over Colorado River

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:33am

Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.

Residency probe underway in San Juan commission race

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:03am

San Juan County asked a candidate for the San Juan Commission and chairman of Utah Dine Bikeyah's board to give proof of residency to remain on the ballot. The probe is a result of a complaint by a resident that Willie Grayeyes does not live there.

2 charged with forging signatures on Medicaid expansion ballot petition

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 1:42pm

Two men accused of forging signatures to get Medicaid expansion on the November ballot have been charged.

Toddler dies in San Juan County fire

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 2:52pm

A 2-year-old boy died after a fire broke out in the bedroom he was napping in Saturday, authorities said.

St. George couple charged with luring, beating man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 9:40am

A St. George couple were charged Monday with luring a man to an isolated area and then beating him "within an inch of his life."

National parks vs monuments: What’s the difference?

Connor Richards,  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 3:45pm

With a proposal to shift Grand Staircase Escalate National Monument to a national park, here is everything you need to know about the differences between the two.

Dirt biker in critical condition following crash at Sand Hollow

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 8:38am

A man is in critical condition after he and a fellow dirt bike rider crashed into each other in Sand Hollow State Park Saturday evening.

Officials: 2 arrested in Cedar City after man says they tied him up, beat him with hammer

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 8:26pm

A man and woman were arrested Sunday in connection with a St. George aggravated assault case after a man told police they tied him up and beat him with a hammer.

Children injured in Salina ATV accident released from hospital

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 8:01pm

Police report two 12-year-olds, injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday, have been released from hospitals and are "doing well."

Motorcyclist injured after flying through back window of SUV in collision near St. George

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 5:33pm

A motorcycle driver who flew through the back window of an SUV and ended up inside the vehicle in a crash early Friday is expected to survive, according to police.

Idaho teenager killed in motorcycle crash, authorities say

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 10:38am

The young man killed in a motorcycle crash in Kane Creek Friday has been identified as a 15-year-old from Idaho.

Police: Iron County residents make citizen arrest in burglary, arson investigation

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 10:00am

A man police believe may be connected to a burglary and house fire at two locations outside Cedar City on Saturday is now in custody after residents in one of the homes performed a citizen's arrest.

Washington County to make changes recommended by auditors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 10:27pm

Washington County officials say they'll make changes recommended by state auditors who found shortcomings in financial accountability for the county's mostly volunteer search and rescue operation.

Police: 2 children injured in ATV crash near Salina

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 7:26pm

Two 12-year-old children were injured in an ATV accident in Sevier County on Saturday, officials said.

Motorcyclist killed in 'severe accident' in Moab

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 6:17pm

A young man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Kane Creek Friday, Grand County Emergency Medical Servicessaid.

Trump signs bill to expand child alert system to tribal land

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 11:34am

President Donald Trump has signed a bill that expands a child abduction alert system to tribal land. The bill comes almost two years after an 11-year-old Navajo girl was sexually assaulted and killed on the reservation in northwestern New Mexico.

Semitruck hauling nearly 2K pigs crashes in Iron County

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 9:32pm

A semitruck hauling approximately 1,900 pigs tipped over on state Route 20 in Iron County early Friday afternoon.

Report: Extreme drought expands from Oklahoma to Utah

Russell Contreras and Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 6:28pm

Drought is tightening its grip across the American Southwest as extreme conditions spread from Oklahoma to Utah, according to new federal data released Thursday.

Lawmaker's prostitute scandal shone light on Utah misconduct

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 10:30am

State lawmakers across the country have been forced out of office, stripped of leadership posts or chastised after sexual misconduct allegations since last year, and Utah wasn't immune.

Popular national parks to raise fees to $35, not $70

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 4:54pm

The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle to visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other iconic parks.