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California mandates later school start times

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:09pm

The bell doesn't ring until 8 a.m. at Lincoln High School, but by then freshman Briana Lopez has been awake for hours.

Retest of vaping devices at Grand County High shows no meth but confirms presence of THC

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 4:46pm

A retest of a vaping device confiscated at Grand County High School earlier this month confirmed the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC but ruled out methamphetamine, according to a school press release.

Several low temperature records fall across Utah in wake of cold system

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 11th - 1:37pm

A cold system that pushed through Utah broke a few dozen daily low-temperature records across the state between Thursday and Friday morning.

Dixie High senior buys bus, fills it with supplies for students in Mexican village

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 11th - 9:26am

A senior at Dixie High School is trying to make a world of difference for students in another country. He purchased bus No. 65 and is using it to house and transport school supplies to a village in Patamban Michoacan, Mexico.

Troopers continue to make big drug busts in southern Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 10th - 12:16pm

Utah Highway Patrol troopers in southern Utah have had a busy two weeks battling illicit drugs, continuing a trend from the summer.

Utah Highway Patrol troopers seize nearly 130 pounds of meth near Cedar City

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 9th - 10:02pm

UHP Sgt. Nick Street said it’s fairly common for troopers to find drugs during traffic stops, but it’s rare to find this volume in a span of about 24 hours.

Hard freeze warning issued, lake effect snow possible for Wasatch Front as temperatures slide

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 9th - 11:14am

It may be autumn, but it's going to feel more like winter across the Wasatch Front over the next few days.

Man charged with murder after argument with property owner turns fatal

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 9th - 8:38am

A Springdale man has been charged with murder after he allegedly shot and killed his landlord during an argument over property maintenance, officials say.

Deputies respond to shooting in Southern Utah's Apple Valley

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 8th - 5:50pm

Washington County Sheriff’s deputies were responding to a reported shooting Tuesday about 5:30 p.m.

Lawsuit against Utah Shakespeare Festival dismissed less than 24 hours after filing

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 8th - 8:21am

After a lawsuit was filed late last week, a federal judge has reviewed a case against the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City.

Zion visitation continues to climb, sets summer record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 7th - 9:59pm

Zion National Park visitation set records this summer, averaging more than a half-million visitors per month.

Events and festivals happening in Utah in October

Jenny Guzman,  |  Posted Oct 7th - 3:33pm

Long gone are the hot days of summer as the chill of autumn has slowly but surely crept up. Like leaves change colors with the seasons, new events are here to match the cool and crisp weather.

US reaches agreement with Finland to return American Indian remains, artifacts with Utah ties

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 5:11pm

The White House announced Wednesday that the United States has reached an agreement with Finland to repatriate American Indian ancestral remains and funerary objects from the National Museum of Finland.

Officer receives 4-year suspension after Parowan shooting ruled not justified

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 10:29am

The policeman who shot a woman in the knee during a confrontation last year was suspended from working as a police officer.

Judge undaunted as lawyers haggle over $1M bail for man accused of murdering St. George teen

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 8:11am

The man suspected in the shooting death of a St. George teen appeared in court Monday to request a reduction in his $1 million bail.

Trial date set in massive Brian Head wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 1st - 8:01am

A judge has denied a defense push to dismiss charges against a Utah man accused of starting a massive 2017 wildfire near Brian Head.

Authorities investigating possible threat at Blanding high school; no danger to students

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 1st - 7:32am

Authorities in Blanding are investigating a possible threat to San Juan High School made on social media Tuesday.

Helicopter pilot performs one-skid ‘hot landing’ to airlift sick hiker from side of mountain

Andrew Pinckney, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 30th - 1:47pm

A hiker became sick while exploring the area near Snow Canyon and had to be rescued from the side of a mountain by air rescue this weekend.

California Condor chick 1000 the first to fledge in Zion National Park

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 30th - 8:23am

The California Condor chick that is estimated to have hatched in May in Zion National Park has fledged, making it the first chick born in the park to successfully leave the nest.