MOUNT PLEASANT, Utah (AP) — A company that runs treatment centers for troubled youth is closing a second Utah facility as officials investigate claims of sexual abuse, violence and several other...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah youth psychiatric residential treatment center will close its doors after reports of sexual abuse and violence.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — An employee of a youth psychiatric center in Utah has been accused of pulling a teenage girl's hair and punching her.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he broke into his ex-wife's home and stabbed a man more than 20 times.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Provo Mayor Michelle Kafusi has announced 200 electric scooters are coming to the city this August.
Kafusi tweeted Monday the city has launched a pilot program with bike...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Police at Dixie State University are offering people in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and others fingerprinting services — a required step to secure...
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah city council is delaying a vote about whether to make a water tank adorned with a painted image of a Native American and the name "Redmen" an official city...
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Utah man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy at a fast-food restaurant, and authorities say they are...
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy (all times local):
Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 50-year-old former police detective in Mesquite, Nevada, has pleaded guilty in federal court in Utah in a teenage sex case.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah man sought in an alleged sex crime involving a juvenile is dead after his car plunged into a river in a northwestern Arizona gorge.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Logan man's body has been recovered at a southern Utah state park where he jumped from the top of waterfalls.
Utah Division of Parks and Recreation officials say...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Police say a brother and sister who shared an apartment in southern Utah have been found dead along with a pet dog in an apparent murder-suicide.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — St. George police say they suspect the deaths of two siblings in their late 60s were a murder-suicide.
Officer Tiffany Atkin says that's an assumption because no note...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — St. George Regional Airport in southwestern Utah was closed Wednesday to landings and takeoffs by airplanes until Sept. 26 for runway repairs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A youth psychiatric center where a brawl broke out last month is at risk of losing its license as Utah state officials investigate claims of sexual abuse, violence and...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Federal officials and environmentalists are working together to boost protection for a rare poppy that is only found in southern Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A giant creature has found a new job guarding a southern Utah business.
The St. George Spectrum reports that the "Giant Spider" sculpture will be the new mascot of...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is sending state officials to check on foster children at a Utah facility following a riot during which more than 20 teenagers were injured.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after a fight broke out at a Utah youth psychiatric center that took officers from several police agencies about an hour to bring under...
Utah teen in failed backpack bomb attack given probation
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenager who authorities accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb at a southern Utah high school after watching Islamic State propaganda been sentenced to four...
Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 29-year-old man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword in her...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — College students and residents in a Utah city have quickly taken to e-scooters as a new method of local transportation.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A highway through a Utah national park will close for road repairs for most of April.
The Spectrum reports that Zion-Mount Carmel Highway will be closed for three...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital.
School officials did not release a cause of death,...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah university student newspaper that is upset over cuts to its budget imposed by the college is accusing university leaders of targeting the publication for...
Defense: Trial date expected in massive Utah wildfire
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A lawyer for a Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire says he will likely get a trial date this year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenager who authorities accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb at a southern Utah high school after watching Islamic State propaganda has taken a plea...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Zion National Park say a rockslide inside the park has forced the closure of state Route 9.
The Spectrum newspaper reports that park officials announced...
Southern Utah airport to close for 4 months for runway rehab
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah airport serving more than 200,000 commercial passengers a year will close for four months to let crews rip up and rebuild a runway undermined by unstable...
Utah man accused of assaulting pregnant girlfriend
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Utah man is accused of punching and kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach, aiming to cause a miscarriage.
SkyWest: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) _ SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $67.1 million.
The St. George, Utah-based company said it had net income of $1.28 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.09 per share.
The regional airline posted revenue of $803.5 million in the period, also topping Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $789.6 million.
Authorities: St. George stake center fire intentionally set
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a fire that heavily damaged a new building for the St. George East Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was intentionally set.
St. George Fire Department officials say the blaze started about 1 a.m. Saturday and burned quickly through the ceiling and attic.
They say a fire sprinkler system was installed but not yet functional in the building, which was expected to be finished in about a month.
Nov. 4 closing date set for temple renovation in St. George
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The Mormon church says its temple in St. George, Utah, will close Nov. 4 for a major renovation expected to take several years.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' announcement Friday of the closing date says the previously announced project will include structural, mechanical, electrical, finish and plumbing work
The temple was originally dedicated in April 1877 and rededicated in 1975 after being removed.
The Spectrum in St. George names new editor
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The Spectrum in southern Utah has a new top editor who has been with the newspaper for more than a decade.
The Spectrum reports Andrew DeMille started with the newspaper in 2007 and reported on politics, local government and the environment before assuming a leadership role as content strategist.
Family dedicates park bench to honor teen missing for years
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A St. George family has dedicated a park bench to a teenager who disappeared in 2015.
The Spectrum newspaper reports the bench at Crimson Ridge Park was donated to the family by a local metal working company in honor of 17-year-old Macin Smith.
Utah high school may ditch “Redmen” mascot
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A committee of students, teachers and tribal members is recommending a southern Utah high school get rid of its "Redmen" mascot that is offensive to Native Americans and others.
Crews use drone in rescue of hiker stuck on Utah cliff side
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Crews have used a drone to help rescue a hiker trapped on a ledge at night in southern Utah.
The St. George News reports the Washington County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team sent the drone to light up the pitch-black cliff where the 60-year-old man was stuck Wednesday night.
Utah’s Brian Head resort cancels fireworks due to snow
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Southern Utah's Brian Head Resort canceled its New Year's Eve fireworks show because of snowy weather.
Police: Man arrested in fatal shooting after dispute in bar
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Police in St. George say a 26-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting another man following a dispute in a bar.
Police say Bronson Joseph Flynn was arrested and jailed on suspicion of homicide and other crimes in the killing early Saturday morning of a 34-year-old St. George man whose name wasn't released.
Arrested man accused of threatening to shoot people in store
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A 26-year-old man from northern Utah has been arrested in southern Utah after authorities said they learned of alleged threats to shoot people at a Walmart store and commit suicide by cop.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says deputies took Milton Bowcutt into custody Thursday night in Virgin after authorities were informed of the alleged threats and investigators in northern Utah reported that Bowcutt had been tracked to the Washington County area.
Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters have demonstrated in several Utah cities calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign.
SkyWest: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) _ SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $83 million.
On a per-share basis, the St. George, Utah-based company said it had net income of $1.57.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.41 per share.
Utah, Nevada residents hit Arizona town for lottery tickets
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Residents in Utah and Nevada, two non-lottery playing states, are flocking to nearby Beaver Dam, Arizona, to hopefully get their hands on a winning lottery ticket.
State to poison unwanted fish in southwestern Utah reservoir
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A state agency is preparing to put poison in in Washington County reservoir in southwestern Utah to kill off unwanted fish that were dumped illegally.
Mormon church plans 2nd temple in Utah’s Washington County
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church plans to establish a second temple in Washington County in southwestern Utah, the 20th temple either currently open or planned in the faith's home state.
Establishment of a second temple in Washington County was among 12 new temples worldwide announced Sunday by President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during its twice-yearly conference.
The church currently has a temple in St. George, the Washington County seat.
St. George names new police chief
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The southern Utah city of St. George has a new police chief.
The Spectrum newspaper reports Richard Farnsworth has been sworn in after being appointed with a unanimous city council vote.
City Councilwoman Michelle Randall called the choice a "no-brainer" and said Farnsworth would be a "great leader."