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Marches with different visions set for Utah school safety

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:39pm

Hundreds of people are expected to march to the Utah State Capitol in separate protests aimed at improving school safety — in very different ways.

Woman in fatal hit-and-run near homeless shelter sentenced to prison

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:42pm

A woman who admitted fleeing the scene after she crashed a car into a group of people near the Salt Lake homeless shelter was sentenced Friday to prison.


LDS Church: Second missionary made sexual abuse allegation against former MTC president

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:40pm

The LDS Church learned in 2010 that a second woman had made an allegation of sexual abuse against a former president of the church's Missionary Training Center in Provo, the church said in a statement released Friday afternoon.

Photos: National Puppy Day 2018

Viviane Vo-duc, and Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:49pm

National Puppy Day is a day to celebrate puppy breath, fluffy puppies and all their fun antics. Browse the gallery or send in your photos to celebrate with us!

Hogwarts, Zoolander among entries for new Utah school names

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:13pm

Thousands of submissions have been entered online to name new schools in Eagle Mountain and Lehi.

Minor traffic violation leads to discovery of 34 pounds of meth, 50 pounds of pot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:47pm

A woman pulled over on I-70 who law enforcers say had a very large amount of methamphetamine in her car is now facing federal charges.

Man arrested in 17-year-old Utah attempted murder case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:15pm

A man wanted on a charge of attempted murder, who has avoided apprehension for more than 17 years, was recently arrested in California and returned to Utah.

Homelessness in St. George: How big of a problem is it?

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:52pm

Alone with a four-month-old baby, Dana Hepworth’s only shelter was a bush to keep her and her baby warm through the nights.

Newly restored Provo Easter cross to be dedicated Saturday

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:31pm

After more than three years of planning, donations and work, an old cross that once brought different Christian denominations together every Easter has been restored and will be dedicated at its new location Saturday.

4 things to do during spring break in eastern Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:12pm

If you're looking for great spring break activities here in Utah, these spots in the eastern part of the Beehive State should definitely be on your list.

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.

'Little Rock Nine' member shares civil rights experiences with Utah students

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:29am

For students at Davis High School, the civil rights movement came to life as the first black person to graduate from an all-white school shared his experiences and advice Thursday.

Layton's 'Grandma Ruby,' thought to be Utah's 1st black teacher, dies at 102

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

Ruby Jewell Timms Price, a political activist, humanitarian and educator who was thought to be Utah’s first-ever black teacher, died Saturday at age 102.

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.

In Search of Safe Schools: safety top priority in Utah districts  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

School safety has risen to a top priority in nearly every Utah school district. Even before the deadly shootings at a high school in Parkland, Florida, schools were budgeting millions, retrofitting buildings and conducting safety drills.

Poll round 4: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:01am

And then there were eight. The search for the most prominent Utahn is quickly coming to an end as some of the biggest names are paired up to see who will make it to the Final Four round of the tournament.

Intermountain leaders meet to discuss changes; uncertainty remains over affected jobs

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:22am

Intermountain Healthcare began holding meetings Thursday detailing structural changes to its medical leaders, but more clarity over precisely how many of the hospital system's jobs will be affected remained unclear.

Former Draper man convicted of hate crime for stun-cane assault

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:30am

A former Draper man was found guilty of a hate crime late Wednesday following a three-day civil rights trial.

Charges filed in wrong-color gang killing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:02am

A man accused in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at an early morning party — allegedly for wearing the wrong colors to a party — has been charged with aggravated murder.