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Authorities suspend search for 3-year-old girl, Navajo police say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 1:32pm

Authorities on Sunday suspended the search for 3-year-old Anndine Jones, who was reported missing on Thursday with search efforts concentrated in the vicinity of McElmo Creek near her home in the Aneth area of San Juan County on the Navajo Nation in southeast Utah.

1 arrested, 1 sent to hospital after rollover in St. George

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:42am

One person was sent to the hospital and another was arrested after police say an argument in a minivan triggered a rollover on Dixie Drive in St. George Friday evening.

Missing Iowa hiker found dead after fall at Utah's Canyonlands National Park

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 15th - 9:17pm

Crews on Friday found the body of a hiker who had gone missing at Canyonlands National Park earlier this week.

Crews searching for missing 3-year-old Utah girl

Ashley Imlay, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 4:39pm

Search and rescue crews Friday were looking for a 3-year-old girl who went missing the previous day in San Juan County.

Canyonlands National Park officials ask for public's help in locating missing hiker

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 14th - 11:24am

Park rangers are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing hiker at Canyonlands National Park.

Now that he's in the Utah House, feds say Phil Lyman should pay more restitution

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 14th - 10:47am

Federal authorities want a former San Juan County commissioner to pay five times as much in restitution per month for an illegal ATV ride now that he's drawing income as a member of the Utah House of Representatives.

Hiker critically injured after falling rock collides with him near Moab

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 13th - 6:41pm

A Canadian man was critically injured Wednesday after a rock came loose from a cliff and hit him while he was hiking, officials said.

Woman agrees to plea deal in southern Utah man's kidnapping, death

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 13th - 9:57am

The last defendant involved in the kidnapping and murder of David Heisler pleaded guilty Monday in federal court.

Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway to reopen Wednesday after weather-related closure

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 12th - 7:00pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway will reopen Wednesday afternoon after a rainstorm damaged the road earlier this month.

Six charged in enticement sting in southern Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 10th - 7:09pm

An undercover operation to catch potential online predators resulted in charges against several men in southern Utah last week.

E-scooter initiative officially launches in St. George

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:42am

A new fleet of app-controlled electric scooters launched in St. George Thursday, giving residents and visitors a new way to get around town and enjoy the city’s paved trails.

Tourists discover body of motorcyclist in steep ravine in Virgin River Gorge

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:01am

A biker’s remains were discovered Wednesday evening 100 feet down a steep canyon off Interstate 15 in Arizona by two visitors who stopped to take photos near the banks of the Virgin River.

Zion to reopen some of scenic highway after clearing damage from heavy precipitation

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 7th - 4:07pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Scenic Highway (state Route 9) will reopen Friday at 9 a.m. to non-oversized vehicles after being closed since March 2 due to heavy rainfall.

FBI asking for help in locating man wanted in connection with fatal southern Utah crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 7th - 11:23am

The FBI is asking for the public’s help to locate a man wanted in connection with a 2017 fatal crash in southeast Utah.

Teen accused of bringing backpack bomb to school admits to reduced charge

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 6th - 7:34pm

A southern Utah teenager accused of bringing a homemade backpack bomb to school has admitted to reduced charges in St. George.

Officials asking for public's help in locating missing Sevier County man

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 6th - 12:05pm

Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing man who was last seen on Monday.

No public health risk after crude oil spills into San Juan River in southeast Utah, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 5th - 5:27pm

Officials say there is no risk to public health after a spill released five to six barrels of crude oil into the San Juan River on Friday.

New FBI head in Salt Lake looks to be more proactive on crime in Indian Country

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 5th - 1:44pm

The new special agent in charge of FBI field office Salt Lake City is no stranger to Utah.

Plan to protect Colorado River still isn't done. Now what?

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 5th - 7:46am

Another federal deadline passed Monday for seven states in the U.S. West to wrap up work on a plan to ensure the drought-stricken Colorado River can deliver water to the 40 million people and farms that depend on it.

Woman dies in Emery County house fire, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 4th - 1:25pm

A woman died in a house fire in Emery County on Friday, officials said.