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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, 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,  |  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,  |  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,  |  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,  |  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,  |  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.

Southern Utah police say man was kidnapped, forced to withdraw money at banks

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 7th - 1:17pm

Charges have been filed against a St. George man accused of using a stun gun on another man and forcing him to withdraw money at multiple banks.

10 movies made in Utah over the last 10 years

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 6th - 2:00pm

From Academy Award winners to box office flops, here are 10 movies made in Utah during the 2010s.

Washington City man logs 50K miles on mountain bike — and still counting

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 10:27am

Southern Utah resident Jim Salmon, 77, has now ridden his mountain bike enough miles to go around the world twice.

Winter storm warning issued as New Year’s Day snowstorm projected to slam Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 31st - 6:29pm

Several inches of snow are expected to blanket northern Utah and the Wasatch Front's valleys and even more snow is forecasted for mountain areas.

Snowpack levels above-average throughout most of Utah heading into 2020

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 31st - 3:33pm

Utah’s snowpack levels are in good shape heading into 2020, and a storm to ring in the new year is expected to add to that.