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Utah team develops alert system for school emergencies

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 8:00am

There might not be a need for 911 calls from schools during future emergencies, thanks to a Utah company.

Park City teen dies from injuries sustained while skiing in Australia

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:54pm

A 16-year-old freeskiing champion from Park City recently died from injuries sustained during an accident in Australia.

Victim identified in Murray TRAX fatality

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:42pm

A man killed after being hit by a TRAX train Friday night was identified Saturday by police.

1 dead in Zion National Park canyoneering accident

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:39pm

A man is dead after a canyoneering accident in Zion National Park Friday afternoon, officials said.

3 apostles called to LDS Church leadership

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof and Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:38pm

Three men were called Saturday morning to join the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and lead The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

New initiative creates incentives for Utah prison inmates to get out early

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:20pm

Utah prison inmates could be released at least four months early for finishing programs state officials say are shown to help keep them from committing crimes after they get out.

Ex-Iron County deputy charged with aggravated assault

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 9:22pm

Criminal charges were filed this week against a recently resigned Iron County sheriff's deputy stemming from an alleged assault.

Police: Woman dies, husband in critical condition after car hits 2 bikes

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 9:20pm

One person died and another is in critical condition after a car collided with two bikes Saturday, police said.

Small group of Ordain Women supporters gather for demonstration

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 8:50pm

A group of about 30 Ordain Women supporters gathered outside Temple Square on Saturday to show their continued desire for female members of the LDS Church to be ordained to the church's priesthood.

Woman sues Holiday Oil for falsely alerting police of a robbery

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 8:37pm

Bob Sykes is seeking $25,000 from Holiday Oil on behalf of his client, saying Danielle Wilkinson endured a traumatizing investigation after a Holiday Oil clerk falsely believed she was stealing and alerted police to a robbery in progress.

Missing 18-month-old boy located in Layton; mother arrested

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 6:15pm

An 18-month-old boy missing since Monday was found unharmed Friday night and his mother was arrested separately, police said.

SLCC program: Start semester late, finish on time

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 4:59pm

For the first time, new students at the college can enroll in a condensed eight-week semester for an expanded array of courses this year.

Louisiana couple pleads guilty in Utah embezzlement case

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 1:50pm

A Louisiana couple pleaded guilty Friday in a Utah embezzlement case and paid full restitution to the pair of Carbon County companies they victimized, according to prosecutors.

State: Planned Parenthood to be funded until Dec. 31

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 11:20am

State officials are complying with a judge's temporary order to keep funds flowing to Planned Parenthood in Utah and now say they'll extend funding to the organization until the end of the year.

3 steps to getting the most out of your Medicare

KSL Local/Colwyn Investments  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:08am

It's Oct. 3, and that means it's time to review your Medicare enrollment choice.

Man with a gun? It was just a cellphone, police say

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 10:05am

Syracuse Junior High School and Syracuse Elementary initiated a lock down Friday afternoon after police say a junior high employee mistook a passerby's cellphone clip for a gun.

Hatch: Gun control laws won't stop mass shootings

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 9:35am

Gun control laws aren't the answer to stop mass shootings and may make residents of states that restrict access to weapons more vulnerable, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah said Friday.

Provo singer to host event as tribute for deceased children

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 8:21am

After seeing the pain her sister went through when she lost a child, a Provo singer has decided to promote healing by hosting a memorial event and creating a music video for parents who have lost children.

Rainfall causes flooding in Utah, Salt Lake County

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 10:22pm

Heavy rainfall in Utah County caused flooding in homes Friday, officials said.

Man in hospital after officer-involved shooting in Sandy

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 10:21pm

A Sandy police officer shot and injured a man Friday after responding to a call reporting that the man had beaten his wife and son and they were hiding from him, police said.