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St. George man never served defendants in civil cases, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:29am

A man who prosecutors say was supposed to be serving court-issued subpoenas has been ordered to appear in court himself on felony charges accusing him of lying, according to charging documents.

Utah man arrested in Arizona in connection with discovery of $3.7M in drugs, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:45pm

Authorities in northwest Arizona arrested a Sandy man who they say had nearly $3.7 in meth, cocaine and marijuana on Monday.

Temple demolition draws crowds in St. George as west end torn down

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:28am

Clusters of onlookers gathered on the sidewalk Monday evening near the west end of the St. George Temple as heavy equipment tore down the back end of the building.

Rescuers rappel injured woman over 400 feet down in S. Utah

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 20th - 12:32pm

An injured woman who had to be rappelled over 400 feet down a cliff side in Snow Canyon State Park was one of multiple calls the Washington County Search and Rescue responded to Sunday.

Utah cougar harvest quotas increased as wildlife officials seek to combat deer decline

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:14pm

In response to a decline in deer populations in some pockets of Utah, state wildlife officials issued an “emergency” increase of 117 cougar harvest objectives in 11 areas across the state.

Parents praise coworkers for quick response to help son who severed hand in work accident

Hollie Reina, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm

On Jan. 6, the life of a former Dixie High School football player with aspirations to play in college changed dramatically when his hand was severed in a work accident.

'From ashes and destruction': Latter-day Saints celebrate completion of stake center destroyed by arson

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:12am

A year ago on a chilled Saturday morning, residents of St. George awoke to find the nearly completed East Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a smoldering, smoking husk. The night before, a large fire believed by authorities that have been an arson had gutted the building.

DWR to review wildlife euthanasia policy after small town’s beloved deer shot by officer

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:31am

After already meeting once, Garfield County authorities and state wildlife officials plan to meet next week to figure out how to best address wild animal calls after a small town’s beloved deer was shot by a conservation officer last week.

‘I don’t know how they did it’; Man, son walk 20 miles for help after family is stranded by bad GPS directions

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:02am

A family of five was rescued after a father and son walked more than 20 miles to find help when they got stranded in mud and snow along the Arizona Strip.

Public input sought for campground, trails in San Juan County; bike use on Arches pathway

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 15th - 12:15pm

Public input is now open for two outdoor projects on federal land, and public nominations for a Bureau of Land Management citizen advisory council in Utah is also open.

Authorities identify woman killed after car collides head-on with semitruck in Washington County

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 14th - 3:49pm

Authorities identified a woman in her 30s who was killed Tuesday in a head-on crash on state Route 18 just south of Dammeron Valley.

Moab community members band together to preserve 'Coal,' the rare melanistic deer

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 13th - 7:18pm

Coal, an extremely rare melanistic mule deer, became Moab’s wildlife celebrity over the past few years. Following the animal's recent death, a group of residents and businesses have banded together to preserve his legacy.

Proposed bill to ban cellphone use while driving steers its way back to Utah Legislature

Andrew Pinckney, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 13th - 8:12am

A proposed bill that could affect every driver on Utah’s roadways, but has failed to pass through the Utah State Legislature for years, is set to steer its way back before lawmakers for the upcoming 2020 legislative session.

Utah fire chief, baby he delivered, meet up 22 years later

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 9th - 9:03am

A paramedic who delivered a baby in Southern Utah 22 years ago was surprised to see him again at a Washington County restaurant.

Case dropped for youth center employee charged with punching teen girl

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 9th - 8:21am

A staff member accused of punching a teenage girl at an embattled youth psychiatric center in southern Utah last year is no longer facing a criminal charge.

Elderly Utah woman suffered after woman replaced her pain meds, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 8th - 3:04pm

A woman convicted less than six months ago of stealing prescription medications has been arrested again and accused of taking an elderly woman’s much needed pain medication and replacing it with over-the-counter pills.

A series of storms to bring snow to much of Utah over next few days

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 8th - 1:46pm

Get ready for a few days of snow across the Wasatch Front. A couple of small storms will move through the Wasatch Front on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by a larger storm Saturday.

DNA evidence leads to arrest of Arizona man in 2004 Cedar City sexual assault case

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 8th - 12:45pm

An Arizona man was arrested after DNA evidence connected him with two sexual assault cases, including one in Utah, officials said Wednesday.

State’s first flu death confirmed in southern Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 7th - 1:47pm

Utah’s first death caused by the flu was confirmed Tuesday, according to health officials.