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Impatient driver fails to stop at crosswalk, injures child in Spanish Fork, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:08pm

A driver got impatient and rolled his vehicle through an intersection where people were crossing, hitting a 12-year-old child in the process on Thursday afternoon, according to police.

Police unable to identify 'date' who showed up at Utah senator's hotel room

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:45pm

An investigation into a woman who turned up at a senator's hotel room door and claimed to be his date has ended, with the Utah Highway Patrol saying it was unable to identify the woman.

North Ogden residents sue city to stop amphitheater project

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:13pm

A group of North Ogden residents has filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking to stop construction on an amphitheater and restore a city park back to its prior condition.

Police: Springville student arrested after making violent threat on Snapchat

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:47pm

A Springville High School student has been arrested on suspicion of making a terroristic threat after police say he sent a social media post that suggested a threat of violence at the school.

Bill banning ticket quotas passes; public breastfeeding bill advances  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:32pm

The Utah Senate passed a bill banning law enforcement ticket quotas, a bill that will allow mothers to breastfeed in public advanced and lawmakers have an additional $581 million in revenue

Utah lawmakers now have $581M in additional revenues

Lisa Riley Roche,dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:12pm

Lawmakers now have a total of $581 million in additional revenues to spend this session — and that's not counting the $80 million windfall expected as a result of federal tax changes.

Utah senator day drinks before presenting bill to delay state's new .05 percent DUI law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:10pm

Sen. Jim Dabakis had two mimosas after breakfast and tested his blood alcohol content Thursday before presenting a bill at the Capitol proposing to delay Utah's .05 percent DUI law.

Utah House votes to restrict noncompete contracts in broadcast media

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:02pm

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday that would restrict the use of noncompete contracts in the broadcasting industry in Utah.

Bill allowing mothers to breastfeed in public passes in Utah House

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:59pm

Nursing mothers would be free to breastfeed their babies in public places under a bill the Utah House passed Wednesday.

Utah lawmakers advance resolution calling on attorney general to directly sue opioid manufacturers

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:56pm

State lawmakers Wednesday advanced a resolution urging the Utah attorney general to sue opioid manufacturers "to hold them accountable for the destruction and devastation they have inflicted upon the citizens of the state."

Controversial water bills taking aim at Salt Lake City

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:54pm

Water law reform measures that have been changed multiple times and spring from decades of tension between Wasatch Canyons property owners and Salt Lake City earned legislative committee approval Wednesday. A push to have them studied failed.

Utah Senate passes ban on law enforcement ticket quotas

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:51pm

The Senate passed a bill that prohibits law enforcement quotas from being placed on officers.

Zion to temporarily close 13 cliffs to rock climbing to protect peregrine falcons

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:33pm

Zion National Park officials are once again temporarily closing several cliffs in the park to rock climbing to help protect peregrine falcons.

2nd defendant in Santa Clara murder case takes plea deal

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:12pm

Another plea deal has apparently been reached in the case involving the kidnapping and killing of a Santa Clara faher in 2016.

7 men charged in undercover underage sex sting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:59pm

Numerous charges ranging from solicitation to commit child rape, to solicitation to commit child kidnapping were filed Thursday against a group of men arrested last week during an undercover sting.

Charges: Man accused of killing U. student stabbed inmate

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:19pm

A man accused of shooting and killing a University of Utah student in a carjacking attempt near Red Butte Garden was charged Thursday in a new attack.

Washington County detectives seek public’s help in possible homicide investigation

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:55am

Washington County Sheriff’s detectives investigating the death of a female found Aug. 25 near the Virgin River and later identified as an Oklahoma woman are seeking the public’s help.

No consolidation: All 5 of Utah’s wildfire dispatch centers to remain open

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:38am

After debating for more than a year on whether or not to consolidate three of Utah’s five interagency wildfire dispatch centers, officials have decided to keep all five open.

Catholic community marks 25th year in renewed Cathedral of the Madeleine

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:23am

As the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese marked the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral of the Madeleine's rededication Wednesday, Monsignor M. Francis Mannion remembered the effort it took to restore the cathedral as well as the people who helped.

2 cannabis bills advance; resolution on gang violence OKed  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:04am

A pair of bills promoting the growth of marijuana in Utah and terminally ill patients' right to try medicinal cannabis products both advanced, as did a resolution urging a comprehensive approach to reducing gang violence.