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Former Saratoga Springs fire captain alleges sex discrimination in lawsuit

A female fire captain says in a federal lawsuit that the city allowed the new fire chief to discriminate against her.

Lindsey Stirling graduates from Brigham Young University, performs at convocation

World-famous violinist Lindsey Stirling graduates and performs at Brigham Young University Friday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Lehi recreation center closing for maintenance

The Lehi Legacy Center will be closed all next week, Aug. 17-22, for its annual maintenance and cleaning. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Springville approved for youth court

Springville has received approval from the state to establish a local youth court. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Woodland Hills evacuations lifted; residents cautioned to keep eyes on sky

The evacuation order for 14 homes in Woodland Hills near a mudslide that damaged one residence was lifted Friday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Woodland Hills homes evacuated due to mudslide

Residents of at least five houses were evacuated Thursday night following a mudslide in Woodland Hills. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Charges: Man stabbed victim for not selling him drugs

An American Fork man was charged with attempted murder Thursday after he allegedly stabbed someone for not selling him drugs. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Sewage backup prompts renewed call for new Pleasant Grove police station

Pleasant Grove police evidence technician Linda Chipman was sitting in her "office" — a boiler room in the basement of the police station — when she felt the gross liquid move over her... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Roy native makes 'So You Think You Can Dance' top 10; Orem dancer eliminated

Roy native Hailee Payne made the "So You Think You Can Dance" top 10 Monday night; fellow Utah dancer Alexia Meyer was cut from the competition. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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BYU announces new Heritage Halls construction

Construction on a new central building and a new residence hall at Brigham Young University will begin this fall at the Heritage Halls on-campus housing area. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Salt Lake City to consider legal options to stop prison relocation

Mayor Ralph Becker said Salt Lake City will be reviewing its legal options now that the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission has recommended moving the Utah State Prison to Utah's capital city. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Salt Lake site recommended for new state prison

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Prison in Draper should be moved to Salt Lake City, members of the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission decided in a unanimous vote Tuesday.... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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UDOT splitting lanes during major I-15 redesign in south valley

The Utah Department of Transportation is advising drivers to plan ahead for new lane splits on southbound I-15 near the Point of the Mountain. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Evermore Adventure Park concept evolves into 'The Void'

Those involved in trying to create an amusement fantasyland in Utah County say their plans for an adventure park have changed. But they are going forward with "The Void" — "The Vision of... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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State parks hosting Military Appreciation Day

Utah State Parks are hosting Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 15. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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2 prison workers fired, clinical director reassigned following inmate's death

A physician assistant and supervising nurse were fired by the Utah Department of Corrections on Thursday as a result of two separate investigations into the death of a Utah State Prison inmate who... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Utah Supreme Court finds Utah County, police not liable for violent rape of UVU student in 2010

Utah County and the Utah County Sheriff's Office are not liable for the violent rape of a Utah Valley University student along the Provo River Trail in 2010, the Utah Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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'What am I going to do from here?' Layton man loses wife, son in 4-car crash

A family trip to Arches and Canyonlands national parks ended tragically Tuesday night when a woman and her 16-year-old son were killed in a four-car crash near Point of the Mountain. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Some inmates lose television, spending privileges as prison hunger strike reaches 5th day

Forty-two inmates participating in a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison saw some of their privileges taken away Tuesday in a show of discipline by prison staff. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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New prison site could be recommended next week

A new site for the Utah State Prison in Draper could be chosen next Tuesday, and depending on when Gov. Gary Herbert calls lawmakers into special session, it may be up for approval later this month. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Orem, Roy dancers shine on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' make top 14

Orem dancer Alexia Meyer and Roy dancer Hailee Payne again received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 14 dancers. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Governor names Joseph Miner head Utah health department

Dr. Joseph Miner says he understands care for the uninsured and people on Medicaid well from his experience with community clinics in Utah County. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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South Salt Lake ranks as most expensive city in tax watchdog report

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a “snapshot” of what their local governments already cost as they... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Prison inmates start hunger strike, demand gang leaders' release from maximum security

Forty-two maximum security inmates began a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison on Friday, hoping to use it as leverage for a list of demands, corrections officials said. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Duct tape prom attire earns Utah teens $5,000 scholarship

The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Family touched by tragedy gives back to Orem police

Friday is the anniversary of a day that changed the Kofford family forever. Their son was run over and killed in the driveway. They've turned their grief into a way to give back to the community. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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