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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.

Utah case could be tied to $500K underwear theft, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:39pm

Three people who investigators believe may be tied to a Chilean theft ring responsible for stealing more than $500,000 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret stores in Las Vegas have been convicted in Utah.

Gas leak prompts evacuations at Centerville apartment complex

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:11pm

The residents of two buildings at an apartment complex in Centerville were evacuated for several hours Monday afternoon after a gas leak was discovered in the area, officials said.

Sen. Mike Lee says Congress shouldn't bail out 'Obamacare' in spending bill

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:01pm

Sen. Mike Lee is among conservative Republicans speaking out against what they see as an "Obamacare" bailout in the $1.3 trillion spending bill Congress will consider this week to keep government running.

Washington state police seek help finding missing Utah woman

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:31pm

Police are asking for help in finding a Utah woman who went missing in Washington state earlier this month.

Fire destroys clubhouse at Grantsville shooting range

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:02pm

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is now looking into what caused a fire that destroyed a clubhouse and its contents at a shooting range in Grantsville.

Bystanders help save man from burning car in Riverton

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:54pm

A man is in critical condition after bystanders pulled him from his burning car early Monday morning.

Police: Jogger sexually assaulted on trail near Sandy TRAX station

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:35pm

Police are looking for a man in connection with a "brazen" sexual assault on a trail near a TRAX station and a popular park Monday afternoon.

St. Mary's College of California provost emeritus named 19th president of Westminster

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:32pm

Bethami Dobkin, provost emeritus of St. Mary's College of California, has been selected as the 19th president of Westminster College.

BYU team in the running for $500K in Amazon's Alexa chatbot challenge

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:00pm

BYU beat 300 applicants to become one of eight universities that will win half a million dollars if they create a bot that can chat with Amazon Alexa users.

Man stealing political signs threatened Avenues resident with gun, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:41pm

Salt Lake police say a man who was allegedly pulling political signs out of yards in the Avenues also pulled a gun on a resident who confronted the man.

Shelter in place lifted in SLC neighborhood

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:15pm

A shelter in place was lifted Monday afternoon after a SWAT team could not find an armed man suspected in an attempted home burglary.

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.

Payson family of teen with Down syndrome suing Boy Scouts

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:43pm

The Boy Scouts of America and the Utah National Parks Council in Utah County are facing a lawsuit after a family of a teen with Down syndrome claims their son was not accepted into the Alternative Eagle Scout Program because of his mental disability.

4 activities for spring break in central Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:11pm

Spring break is a great time to get out and enjoy time together as a family. If you don't feel like taking a big trip to the beach, though, there's plenty of stuff to do right here in central Utah.

3 Salt Lake County men arrested in 'large scale' meth bust

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:10pm

Three men were arrested after police recovered more than 10 pounds of meth, two guns and thousands of dollars in cash during multiple raids of a suspected “large scale” drug ring over the weekend, according to a jail report.

4 injured after chase ends in 4-vehicle crash, police say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:52am

Two people were critically injured and two others were transported to a hospital after a woman driving a stolen van crashed at an intersection while evading officers, police said.

Make Your Week: Getting free tickets to the zoo, clearing the snow for others

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:20am

There are a lot of good people in the world. But if you are feeling a little down or need to have your faith in humanity restored, look no further than at the stories below.

Longtime Salt Lake County clerk being challenged by her own employee

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:42am

Salt Lake County's longtime clerk, Sherrie Swensen, is gunning for an eigth term after nearly three decades in office — but her elections director, Rozan Mitchell is challenging her.

Community rallies around embattled Idaho teacher; woman who reported puppy's death feels threatened

Logan Ramsey, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:00am

Although people from across the U.S. and beyond are calling for science teacher Robert Crosland to lose his job for allegedly dropping a sick puppy into a classroom aquarium containing a hungry snapping turtle, the vast majority of those who live in his community appear to be supporting him.