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New GOP chairman will 'stay the course' on SB54 lawsuit while working toward new compromise

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:45pm

New Utah GOP Chairman Rob Anderson said Wednesday he's told attorneys to "stay the course" on the party's appeal of a loss to the state over a controversial change to the candidate nomination process.

St. George police seek public’s help locating 2 missing, endangered juveniles

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:35pm

Police in St. George are asking for the public’s help in locating two boys who they believe could be with their father.

Human remains found in Spanish Fork cellar are those of missing woman

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:21pm

Police confirmed the skull found in a backyard cellar by a pair of friends this week belongs to a woman who went missing three decades ago.

Cedar City man to serve 1 to 15 years in prison for 3 counts of arson

Tracie Sullivan, St. George News  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:14pm

A 5th District Judge ordered a 23-year-old man to prison Tuesday for setting fire to seven vehicles last January.

Prosecutors want challenge to Ogden gang injunction tossed

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:47pm

Prosecutors will ask a judge Wednesday to toss a lawsuit from two men who claim they were falsely labeled as gang members under a now-defunct injunction that they say violated their rights by making it a crime for gang members to be seen together.

Moms building bridges at Highland High for refugee, immigrant students

Mary Richards  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:03pm

A group of moms at Highland High School wanted to volunteer their time, but they were surprised by the principal’s assignment: he wanted them to help the growing number of refugee and immigrant students.

Have You Seen This? Utah toddler wants to be heard, can’t stop interrupting parents

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:15pm

Utah 2-year-old Hayzl Bingham loves the camera and cannot contain herself every time it's turned on.

U. researchers help map previously uncharted portion of the universe

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:00pm

Researchers from the University of Utah are mapping a previously uncharted portion of the universe using the brightest spots in the sky.

Cedar City man facing charges for allegedly impregnating 13-year-old

Tracie Sullivan, St. George News  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:46pm

An 18-year-old man is in jail on a $100,000 bail after allegedly impregnating a 13-year-old girl.

2 arrested, 2 still at large in theft of 800-pound statue

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:33pm

Two people were in custody and two others still at large Wednesday as Salt Lake police continued their investigation into a stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young sitting on a park bench.

Hogle Zoo welcoming 2 new polar bears this fall

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:15pm

Hogle Zoo is getting two new polar bears after losing its only polar bear to kidney failure in April.

How to stay safe around Utah’s thousands of abandoned mines

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:47am

Several national parks are expecting huge crowds for Memorial Day weekend, and as more people head outdoors, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining officials are giving reminders to watch out for abandoned mines.

Missing Bountiful girl found safe

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:28am

A 13-year-old Bountiful girl who went missing Tuesday afternoon was found safe Wednesday morning, police said.

Childhood friends reunited after discovering 1 of them is homeless

Candice Madsen  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:42am

A turn of fate brought three people together with life-changing results.

2 Utahns convicted in Nevada elk poaching case

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:49am

An 18-month investigation into big game poaching in northeast Nevada has netted three convictions on charges ranging from the illegal killing of three trophy elk to interfering with state investigators.

Florida man charged with seeking sex from couple's children

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:18am

A Florida man who allegedly offered to pay adults to have sex with their juvenile children for a weekend has been charged.

Experts explore problems, promises of Utah Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:02am

Hundreds of scientists, regulators, water managers and other experts met Tuesday at the Utah Valley Convention Center in the first ever summit dedicated to all things Utah Lake, including its nutrient challenges and value as a recreational asset.

Utah County looks to lift outhouse ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:46am

Utah County is moving to lift a 1950s-era ban on outhouses.

Police recover stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48pm

An 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young chatting on a bench was found in good condition after being stolen early Tuesday, authorities said.

N. Tooele Fire enacts changes to improve overnight response

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:27pm

With limited budgets and manpower, fighting fires in small communities are never easy. But a change for the better is ahead for the North Tooele Fire Department.