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St. George teacher arrested in connection with inappropriate touching of student

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:23pm

A middle school teacher was arrested Thursday in connection with inappropriately touching a student, police said.

Body found at Zion National Park identified as missing hiker

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:02am

A body was found Thursday during a search for a missing hiker who didn’t return home when he was supposed to Wednesday, park officials said. The body was identified as the missing hiker on Thursday evening.

I-15 construction in Virgin River Gorge could mean 224-mile detour for large vehicles

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:41am

Construction in the Virgin River Gorge is set to begin in May. Transportation officials are asking wider vehicles to take a 224-mile detour.

Troopers: Driver blinded by sun hits, kills pedestrian in rural Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:21pm

A woman died Wednesday when she was hit by a truck while walking in a crosswalk with her husband, troopers said.

Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:01am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.

San Juan County formally switches sides in Bears Ears debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 4:40pm

A southeastern Utah county commission that used to be a vocal opponent of the Bears Ears National Monument created by President Barack Obama is switching sides in the debate now that it's controlled by Democrats.

Have You Seen This? Amazing drone footage of Moab

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 16th - 3:00pm

I'm always impressed with exceptional drone footage, but I'm even more impressed when it's of our beautiful state of Utah. This video checks both boxes.

Sen. Mitt Romney sponsors bipartisan bill to bring running water to Utah Navajos

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 16th - 1:02pm

Romney joined with two Arizona senators on a bill that would end decades of conflict among the Navajo Nation, the federal government and Utah over water rights.

Moab man struck, killed by vehicle on US 191

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 11:33am

A man died after he was struck by a vehicle while trying to pick up fallen items on U.S. Highway 191 Saturday night, authorities said.

Utah crew lights up Navajo homes

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 16th - 10:02am

After a recent snowstorm, thousands of Utahns faced the frustration of living without electricity for a few hours. But imagine living like that all the time, all your life.

Southern Utah students take to e-scooters for local transportation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 15th - 8:39pm

College students and residents in a Utah city have quickly taken to e-scooters as a new method of local transportation.

Arizona county approves money for election investigation

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 15th - 7:34pm

An Arizona county on Monday approved money for an investigation of possible voter fraud in a remote community on the Arizona-Utah border where members of a polygamous sect kept control of a town council.

Hurricane man arrested after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 15th - 1:40pm

A man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly stealing a truck and leading police on a high-speed chase through a residential neighborhood, according to jail documents.

Man in custody after leading police on pursuit reaching 'close to 100 mph' in stolen vehicle

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 14th - 10:19pm

Police are asking residents near the area of 700 West and 100 North to “stay inside and lock your doors” as they search for a male involved in a vehicle theft from a neighboring city.

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits southwest Utah, agency says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 13th - 10:57pm

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has hit southwestern Utah.

Utah: 'Hazardous pipeline' near Moab must shut down

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 12th - 1:44pm

Utah regulators successfully sought a $100,000 fine and want a Reno-based company to cease its operation of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline outside of Moab due to numerous operational and emergency violations it found after an investigation.

Activist files suit against San Juan County over ranching dispute

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 10th - 11:48am

A 2-year-old ranching dispute, a locked gate in San Juan County and a criminal case brought against an activist and her husband has now turned into a civil action.

Arizona prosecutor wants to investigate voter fraud claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 9th - 4:42pm

An Arizona county attorney wants to investigate unspecified allegations of voter fraud during last year's municipal elections in a rural community on the Arizona-Utah border that is home to a polygamous sect.

Man in Utah SWAT standoff lost hand from officers' gunshots, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 9th - 12:14pm

Bullet fragments, ammunition in a living room and bathroom, and more than three dozen shells casings were documented as investigators in Sanpete County attempted to piece together an officer-involved shooting from Mach, according to a search warrant.

Chaperones say Utah teacher dragged student by hair during Zion field trip

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 5th - 11:32am

A southern Utah teacher is on leave as administrators investigate whether she dragged a fourth grade girl by the hair during a field trip.