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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:34am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1 arrested in Midvale shooting that injured 2; man still at large

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:59am

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a Midvale shooting that injured two other men Sunday night.

UPD investigating shooting in Midvale

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 10:25pm

Unified police were investigating a shooting Sunday night at 7351 S. Catalpa St.

Bountiful gym comes together to grant man’s dying wish

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:35pm

A group of gym-goers made a man’s dying wish come true in Davis County over the weekend.

Utah engineers find more efficient way to convert algae into fuel

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:53pm

University of Utah researchers have developed a new approach to turning algae into fuel, which could make the alternative fuel more economically viable.

Montana trooper remains hospitalized at Salt Lake hospital

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:21pm

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper flown to University Hospital after he was shot early Friday morning during a manhunt for a shooting suspect remained hospitalized Sunday.

13-year-old Iowa boy falls to his death while climbing in Utah's Snow Canyon State Park

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 7:41pm

A 13-year-old Iowa boy fell to his death Sunday afternoon while climbing in the Pioneer Names area of Snow Canyon State Park, park officials said.

'There's something wrong with the water': Sandy 911 calls detail contamination concerns

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 7:00pm

Recordings of two 911 calls to Sandy City's dispatch center reveal concern and confusion from residents about what we now know was acute levels of fluoride in their water.

From gravel pits to anti-idling laws, local control saw multiple wins in the 2019 Utah Legislature

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 5:30pm

The traditional state vs. local control power struggle manifested again in several ways on Capitol Hill this year, from the ongoing fight over the Utah Inland Port Authority to gravel pits and plastic bags.

Explosion levels cabin east of Heber City; no injuries reported

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 2:48pm

A propane explosion leveled a cabin east of Heber City Sunday but no one was inside at the time, fire authorities said. The blast blew out windows of the neighboring cabin but there were no injuries, according to Wasatch County Fire.

Police identify man who crashed stolen car after allegedly fleeing hit-and-run

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 17th - 2:20pm

Police have identified a man who they say crashed a stolen car after fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run on Saturday morning in Millard County.

Authorities suspend search for 3-year-old girl, Navajo police say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 1:32pm

Authorities on Sunday suspended the search for 3-year-old Anndine Jones, who was reported missing on Thursday with search efforts concentrated in the vicinity of McElmo Creek near her home in the Aneth area of San Juan County on the Navajo Nation in southeast Utah.

'He saved my son’s life': The power of one Payson man’s wave

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 11:02am

One Payson man is known for standing on the corner near his house for up to three or four hours, seven days a week — doing one simple thing.

Jazz create 'Solidarity' shirts denouncing racism

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:31am

The Jazz players and the organization want the important conversation that began last Monday to continue.

2 arrested in connection with West Jordan, Sandy armed robberies

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com and Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:45am

Police took a man and woman into custody Sunday morning following reports of armed robberies in West Jordan and Sandy. After initially saying the couple wasn't involved in the robberies, police now believe they were.

Something in the DNA? Hillcrest High senior follows brother’s path to top Sterling Scholar award

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:23am

Brother, brother. Twice in four years, two brothers have been selected General Sterling Scholar in the Deseret News/KSL Sterling Scholar program.

Storm knocks out mine's treatment plant, threatens contamination in Four Corners region

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:50pm

Employees from Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality along with teams from U.S. Geological Study field offices in New Mexico and Moab, are headed to the Four Corners regions to take river samples after another leak from Gold King mine.

New space makes use of historic downtown Salt Lake venue

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 16th - 8:59pm

Thursday marked the official opening of the newest "workplace as a service" multipurpose space — dubbed CommonGrounds Workplace — located in downtown Salt Lake City in the former Orpheum Theatre building.

Cache County schools get $2 million grant for mental health

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 16th - 7:55pm

Teachers in Cache County gathered at Green Canyon High School Friday to get training on school safety.

Boy Scouts help stockpile food for Utah families

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 16th - 7:24pm

On Saturday, the Boy Scouts of American in conjunction with the Utah National Guard, the Utah Food Bank and its partner agencies conducted their annual Scouting For Food collection drive. The effort comes and supplies at the food bank are decreasing.