Utah County

Orem proposal would ban some State Street businesses, prevent expansion

A proposed zoning amendment in Orem would make the street off limits to several types of businesses.

Highland man accused of sexually assaulting 2 high school classmates sentenced to jail

A 19-year-old Highland man accused of sexually assaulting two of his high school classmates has been sentenced to a year in jail to allow the girls to finish out their senior year. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015


Utah County residents in vote-by-mail cities won't need to cast ballots twice

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015


Popular Provo teacher imprisoned for 'heinous' sexual grooming of student

A favorite Provo High teacher and athletic trainer was sentenced to at least eight years and up to life in prison for what a judge called a "calculated" effort to groom and sexually abuse a teenage... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015


Utah's top 25 schools in each subject based on SAGE results

We've compiled a list of the top 25 best high schools, junior high/middle/intermediate schools and elementary schools. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015


Woman hospitalized after lightning strikes family picnic in Lehi

A woman on a picnic with her family in Lehi was hospitalized Sunday after lightning struck a nearby tree. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015


Family of man killed by Spanish Fork police say they had no options to save him

Family members of a man shot and killed by a Spanish Fork police officer say they were faced with a dangerous ultimatum when he threatened suicide: Do nothing and risk him harming himself, or call... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015


Vandals shoot out windows of 100 cars, 10 buildings, Orem police say

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015


Man critically injured by power line while hanging sign in Lehi

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Man shot, killed by Spanish Fork police officer in church parking lot

A man was shot and killed by a police officer Friday afternoon in the parking lot of a church, Spanish Fork police said. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015


Public help sought in Orem hit-and-run accident

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Orem man wants new trial, citing misconduct and flip-flop from medical examiner

Attorneys for an Orem man serving up to life in prison for murdering his wife have called for a new trial, leveling serious allegations that investigators and prosecutors manipulated evidence,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Utah County to proceed with sales-tax election, but many may need to vote twice

The Utah County Commission voted to proceed with allowing a local sales tax option to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, but the county clerk is refusing to allow the proposal to go on vote-by-mail... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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UVU adds electric vehicle charging stations

Utah Valley University and the Governor’s Office of Energy Development unveiled two electric vehicle charging stations and two newly purchased Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicles Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Salem canal breach blamed on gophers

A canal in Salem was breached Tuesday morning because of a gopher problem, sending a rush of water downhill and causing a scare for residents. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Residents fed up with pigs, turkeys running loose in Provo

Provo neighbors are dealing with not one, but two pigpen breeches. It happened Saturday and again on Sunday. The animals have damaged lawns and property on a street off of Geneva Drive. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Crews fight 450-acre brush fire in Santaquin Canyon

A 450-acre brush fire near the border of Utah and Juab counties caused the closure of a canyon road Monday afternoon as police warned nearby residents to be prepared in case of evacuations. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015


Lehi police, family warn of contractor scams

Police are looking for a man who has been soliciting jobs at people's homes and has gotten away with a lot of money, but it's apparently a scam. Police are now warning people in the Lehi area. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015


Hale Center Theater Orem's ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ to highlight hope amid uncertainty

Hale Center Theater Orem's newest play, the Tony Award-winning "The Diary of Anne Frank," runs Aug. 21-Sept. 26. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015


Elder Dallin H. Oaks encouraged BYU grads to strive for joy

In a newly renovated Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus, more than 2,000 graduates and their supporters gathered for commencement exercises on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015


Photo gallery: LDS leaders, families gather for Payson Utah Temple dedication

The Payson Utah Temple was dedicated Sunday, June 7. Read more »

June 7, 2015


'I won't say sorry,' Orem man says at sentencing for wife's murder

In a long and passionate courtroom speech, an unapologetic Conrad Truman maintained his innocence Monday even as he was sentenced to up to life in prison for his wife's murder. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015


Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014


Conrad Truman found guilty of murdering wife in 2012

After more than 15 hours of deliberation, a jury Wednesday found Conrad Mark Truman guilty of killing his wife, Heidy Truman, in 2012. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014


Life without parole ordered for man who murdered retired BYU professor

Originally facing the possibility of the death penalty, an agreement just before Martin Bond's trial in January for killing a former BYU professor made life without the possibility of parole the... Read more »

March 5, 2013

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Ex-employees who disarmed customers sue Walmart for firing them

LAYTON — They were fired after disarming a gunman in their store who said, “Don’t make me do this.” Now, those workers from a Layton Walmart are at the heart of a lawsuit... Read more »

May 26, 2011


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