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Utah police employee admits selling evidence on eBay

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 4:22pm

A former Hurricane Police Department employee has pleaded guilty to selling items out of the department's evidence room on his daughter's eBay account.

Police don’t believe ISIS flag at high school was placed by anyone tied to Islamic State

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 11:36am

After consulting with the FBI, police said they do not believe the vandalism suspect who took down an American Flag flying at Hurricane High School and replaced it with an ISIS flag Thursday is linked to the Islamic State.

Despite complaints, Interior boss pushing big reorganization

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 2:04pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department, despite growing opposition to his proposal to move hundreds of public employees out of Washington and create a new organizational map that largely ignores state boundaries.

Vandal replaces American flag with ISIS flag at Hurricane High

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 12:49pm

Police are searching for a vandal who took down an American Flag flying at Hurricane High School and replaced it with an ISIS flag.

You can enjoy Snow Canyon State Park despite busy weekend crowds; here’s how

Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:34am

Presidents Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year at Snow Canyon State Park, with most visitors expected to arrive midday Saturday, but there are things visitors can do to help improve their own enjoyment of Southern Utah’s beautiful 7,400-acre park and help reduce overcrowding in the park.

Iron County GOP officer resigns after prostitution arrest

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 9:12pm

An officer with the Iron County Republican Party has been criminally charged in a St. George prostitution sting.

2 Utahns killed, 1 in critical condition in Minnesota crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 3:57pm

Two Utah men were killed and one woman was critically injured after a Wednesday morning crash in central Minnesota, officials said.

Group says Utah lawmaker didn't disclose land in Grand Staircase

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 10:11pm

An environmental group says a Utah lawmaker failed to properly disclose land that was carved out of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument when President Donald Trump shrank the monument boundaries in December.

Washington County GOP elects lawyer to replace Utah House member caught in sex scandal

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 12:18pm

Washington County Republicans elected Travis Seegmiller on Monday to replace a Utah House member who abruptly resigned last week.

St. George's Gary Esplin retires as longest-serving city manager in nation

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 11:30am

A lot has changed since 1975 when a part-timer in city administration earning $1.92 per hour was made the city manager of St. George. Over 40 years later, he’s credited with being a driving force behind the city’s development.

Southern Utah GOP to vote on new rep after sex allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 5:41pm

Republicans in southern Utah are gearing up to choose a replacement for a Utah lawmaker who resigned ahead of reports that he met up with a prostitute in taxpayer-funded hotel rooms.

New Harmony man killed in wild I-215 crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 3:08pm

The investigation into a fatal crash that happened when a Toyota Tundra flew off an overpass and landed on a vehicle below, continued Monday.

Sevier County man pleads guilty to lesser charges in fatal brawl

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 11:47am

A Sevier County man originally charged with murder after police say he shot and killed another man following a fight has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims identified

Kelly McCleary, Rene Marsh, Joe Sutton and Susannah Cullinane, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 9:47am

Authorities have released the names of the victims of a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon in Arizona Saturday.

Police find missing St. George man with developmental disabilities

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 9:26am

Police found a 48-year-old man with developmental disabilities who went missing Sunday in St. George.

4 survivors hospitalized after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Walter Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 11th - 7:58pm

Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain in a remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people.

3 dead, 4 injured after helicopter crash in Grand Canyon

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 10th - 11:14pm

Three people are dead and four others were injured after a helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon Saturday evening, officials report.

Task force nabs alleged Washington County heroin dealer

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 4:23pm

Undercover investigations by the Washington County Drug Task Force led to the takedown of an alleged heroin dealer with an extensive criminal history Tuesday.

Utah teacher wins $15K from Ellen DeGeneres for low-income orchestra class

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 3:00pm

Getting surprised by Ellen DeGeneres is a scenario most people can only dream about, but for one Washington County orchestra class and its teacher, that dream came true in the form of $15,000.

11 Hildale city employees resign, at least one because of religious beliefs

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 11:42am

Eleven city employees in Hildale have resigned, including one who wrote that his religious beliefs prohibit him from “following a woman, and from serving on a board with apostates,” according to Mayor Donia Jessop, one of four nonmembers of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints elected to office in November.