Utah County

Salt Lake Krishna temple to host Hindu festival of lights on Saturday

The Salt Lake Krishna temple will celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, Saturday

Lehi trail next stop for Utah County Try a Trail

Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014


Saratoga Springs police chief calls officer training 'top notch'

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton defended his officers Tuesday in light of a controversial shooting death, saying they are all extremely well trained. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014


Transportation and community planning meetings set for Utah County

Utah County residents and interested individuals are invited to learn about air quality, road and highway improvements, new community development and transit plans at a series of open houses. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014


Police break silence about controversial shooting, ask for patience

The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


'The Addams Family' has clever Utah Valley premiere at the SCERA Center for the Arts

The Utah County premiere of "The Addams Family" is a gem inspired by the popular TV show about a strange and funny family with spooky ideas. Director Shawn Mortensen knew it would work for the SCERA. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Six arrested in wild Utah County kidnapping; more arrests expected

Utah County sheriff's deputies spent all day and night Sunday sorting through the details of a bizarre kidnapping scenario that stretched across a large area of the county. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Trial date set for 18-year-old charged in death of Utah County deputy Cory Wride

A trial was set Monday for a woman, now 18, who is charged in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Police investigate validity of possible kidnapping in Utah County

Investigators from three jurisdictions were trying to sort out the details of a possible crime spree Sunday. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014


Was Saratoga Springs man killed while lunging at officers or while running away?

After three days of silence about what prompted officers to shoot and kill a Saratoga Springs man Wednesday morning, investigators issued a brief statement Saturday afternoon addressing the question. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014


City leaders listen as young writers celebrate communities

Two students read their essays Friday to a packed room of elected officials and others at the 2014 Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


'They killed my son because he's black,' Saratoga Springs mom says

The mother of a man shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police this week believes the situation would have had a completely different outcome if her son were white. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


Investigators mum about what prompted police to kill Saratoga Springs man

Darrien Nathaniel Hunt, 22, was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police on Wednesday. But city and police officials are not saying what prompted the shooting. A samurai sword was recovered from... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


UVU announces software testing certificate program

Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education has announced a non-credit software testing certificate program designed to help students gain education and training in the... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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BYU, Westminster lead Utah in U.S. News and World Report rankings

The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014


Man carrying sword was shot, killed by police in Saratoga Springs

A man apparently carrying a Samurai sword was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs police Wednesday outside a Redwood Road restaurant. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014


Trial ordered for Orem man charged with raping young girl on way to school

An Orem man was ordered to stand trial Monday on charges of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl as she walked to elementary school. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU

Kevin J Worthen was installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014


Former BYU, UVU professor sentenced in sex abuse case

A former adjunct professor at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University will serve jail time for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in 2010. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014


UTA testing distance-based transit fares

The way passengers pay for mass transit could change based on how much and how far they ride, Utah Transit Authority officials said. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014


Six murder counts filed against woman accused of killing 6 babies

Megan Huntsman, 39, is facing six counts of murder, a first-degree felony, in connection with the death of six infants found in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home. Read more »

April 28, 2014


7 dead babies found in Pleasant Grove garage; woman booked in murder investigation

A 39-year-old woman was arrested after police found seven deceased infants in a Pleasant Grove home Saturday. Read more »

April 13, 2014


Martin MacNeill 'struggling' in jail, attorney says

Martin MacNeill, who was convicted in November of killing his wife, returned to a Provo courtroom Monday to answer to charges of sexually abusing one of his daughters. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2014


Martin MacNeill claims witness lied, wants murder conviction thrown out

Attorneys for Martin MacNeill, convicted in November of murdering his wife, want his conviction thrown out because they say a prison inmate lied on the stand. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2014


Work to begin to repair some of Utah's 27,000 culverts

UDOT will begin repairing distressed culverts thanks to a statewide study that determined 10 percent to 15 percent of the 27,000 culverts need attention. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2012


Act to survive gunman on a spree

Experts say the danger from the increasing number of shooting attacks is so chaotic, that even before the first responding officer arrives, a person can take several actions to increase their odds... Read more »

March 12, 2009


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