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St. George mother arrested after 3 of 4 young children test positive for meth

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:56am

A St. George mother was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment Wednesday after three of her four young children allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine.

Dixie State ends Legend Solar’s naming rights on stadium

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:44am

Following “cash flow” problems for Southern Utah solar energy company Legend Solar, Dixie State University officials have decided to discontinue the company’s naming rights of the football stadium.

Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:31am

A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family.

2 convicted in gambling enterprise highlight Utah's crackdown on gambling

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:43pm

Two Utah men were convicted of running a gambling enterprise in state convenience stores and other locations across the state. It's an example of the state's crackdown on gambling.

Pregnant elk poached in Zion National Park, authorities say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:36pm

Authorities are seeking information about the recent poaching of a pregnant cow elk within Zion National Park.

Utah's 'ring' counties among nation's fastest growing

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:16pm

New census figures shed light on Utah's fastest growing areas, as well as shrinking communities.

Police: Man rescued from remote Emery County slot canyon after breaking his leg

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:49pm

A man from Nephi was rescued Wednesday morning after he fell and broke his leg in a remote slot canyon near Goblin Valley State Park.

Judge rejects cult leader's request to withdraw guilty plea

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:41pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Audio: 911 dispatcher helps bystander save St. George girl in near drowning

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:28pm

Audio of a brief 911 call includes a dispatcher talking a caller through lifesaving measures after a girl nearly drowned in St. George last week.

Crews remove 1970s pickup that mysteriously ended up in Colorado River

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:10pm

Local and state officials are investigating how an older pickup truck ended up in the Colorado River in Moab. It was removed from the river Friday when it was determined to be a water hazard.

SUU student aviators take to the skies to help law enforcement

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:05pm

Southern Utah University’s aviation program is setting the benchmark for aerial support assistance programs across the country as students take to the skies sporting night-vision technology when calls go out for help.

Disgruntled arborist chopped down Springdale trees he planted, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 3:55pm

After a yearlong investigation, the former arborist for Springdale has been arrested and accused of cutting down more than a dozen trees around the town's hall and causing more than $10,000 in damage to town property in an apparent disgruntled rage.

Gust blows shed 50 feet in Home Depot parking lot, pinning girl underneath

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:24am

A teenage girl was sent to the hospital after becoming trapped underneath a storage shed that landed on her during an apparent microburst in Washington City Sunday afternoon.

Police: Colorado home invasion suspects arrested in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:51pm

Utah authorities arrested a couple sought in an armed home invasion in Greeley, Colorado, but not before one suspect bolted from a motel room and hid in a parked car.

Utah launching 1st comprehensive planning effort for Green, Colorado rivers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:39pm

The sovereign, state-owned land sections of the Colorado and Green rivers as they flow through Utah are part of a first-ever comprehensive planning process designed to protect navigation, fish and wildlife habitat, water quality and recreation.

6-year-old St. George girl back home after near drowning

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:51pm

A 6-year-old St. George girl who nearly drowned returned home Friday.

Polygamous town contractor must pay $200K child-labor case

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 3:32pm

A Utah contractor with ties to a polygamous group must pay $200,000 in back wages to children who were forced to pick pecans for long hours in the cold without pay, after a U.S. appeals court upheld a ruling on this week.

Protest, lawsuit challenge ‘ignominious’ cellphone tower location

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 12:17pm

Protesting a planned cellphone tower, concerned homeowners braved the rain Thursday to hold picket signs and proclaim "No Verizon on our horizon."

Construction begins on $2M inmate housing facility at Purgatory

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:31am

Purgatory Correctional Facility will be getting a new addition as construction begins on a low-security, work-crew building replacing dilapidated modular structures that are 16 years out of date.

Feral cats make Western Governor's list of invasive species

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:34am

Western U.S. governors have compiled their first region-wide list of the worst invasive species for their states.