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  • Weber School District: students’ racial slur video recorded a year ago

    PLEASANT VIEW, Utah – A controversial video of five Weber High School students shouting a racial slur was filmed a year ago while the students were on fall break, the school district said Tuesday afternoon. “It was not filmed at the school, nor was it related to any school function or activity.  The students were on a trip outside of school on their own personal time,” the Weber School District said in a press release – the second press release […]

  • Southern Utah University named ‘most outdoorsy’ school in the nation

    CEDAR CITY, Utah – Southern Utah University (SUU) has re-claimed the title of the 2017-2018 National Outdoor Champions. According to a statement from the school, SUU originally won the award in 2015. More than 90 other schools competed in the competition, which awards points for proof of healthy lifestyles and activities. Participating schools had people post pictures of activities they enjoyed, including biking, camping, hiking, swimming, caving and climbing. More than 2,300 students and staff participated within SUU, winning the […]

  • Murray Police seek suspected package thief

    MURRAY, Utah – Murray Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole a package from a porch. The incident occurred in the area of 200 West and 6250 South on October 13. According to police, the suspect fled from the location in a white SUV. Murray Police are asking anyone who recognizes the suspect to contact Detective Dewald at (801)-264-2571. As the holidays approach, police have cautioned home owners that package theft may be […]

  • Department of Homeland Security gives Salt Lake City groups $250,000 citizenship grant

    SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Department of Homeland security has given two local organizations a $250,000 grant to help refugees and immigrants achieve citizenship. Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) and English Skills Learning Center (ESLC) have paired together, to help immigrants and refugees better assimilate into the Salt Lake City community. “Once a refugee or immigrant can fluently speak the language, they are on the fast track to becoming self-sufficient,” said Aden Batar, Director of Migration and Refugee […]

  • Celtic’s Gordon Hayward suffers brutal injury in first game

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Less than six minutes into the first game of the season, NBA player Gordon Hayward suffered a traumatic looking injury during a fall. According to the Boston Celtics, Hayward has suffered a fractured left ankle. Hayward appears to have jumped and landed on his leg at an angle. After falling, Hayward remained on the ground and can be seen grimacing in pain. The Celtics were playing at the Cavalier’s stadium in Cleveland when Hayward suffered the injury. […]

  • New Parley’s Trail section now open

    SALT LAKE CITY – A new section of Parley’s Trail has opened in Salt Lake City. It is a four-mile stretch that connects Salt Lake City, South Salt Lake and Millcreek. “Safety has been a big deterrent for people to bike along the trail where cars are driving,” said Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. The new trail has been built so it doesn’t touch any city streets. Bridges have been built to accommodate cyclists and runners. “I’m so excited […]

  • Driver upgraded to fair condition after hitting semi

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – A driver has been upgraded to fair condition after a crash involving a truck, according to police. According to police, a white passenger car lost control, and hit the back of a cement truck. The driver of the car was a 25-year-old male, and was transferred to the hospital via ambulance. The crash happened Tuesday evening on 15481 South Mountanview Corridor, going south bound.  

  • Orem man arrested for allegedly raping woman

    OREM, Utah – An Orem man is accused of raping his girlfriend, after being offended by her while at a party. Police officers received a call from a woman who informed them that her boyfriend Naif Alharbi had raped her. Police reported that Alharbi picked the woman up on Saturday, and that they planned to spend the weekend together. On Sunday evening, Alharbi reportedly had friends over to his apartment, where they smoked Marijuana together, according to police. The woman […]

  • ‘Zombie Frap’ may come to Starbucks in time for Halloween

    CHICAGO – Not crazy about the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks? The coffee giant may have another beverage for customers to try this season. The Zombie Frappuccino is rumored to come to the coffee shops just in time for Halloween. The drink is said to be a blend of green apple caramel powder and pink powder, topped with pink whipped cream to resemble brains. Starbucks hasn’t said anything officially about the new drink but word is leaking out from baristas […]

  • Paramedic reunited with burn patient youth years later

    SALT LAKE CITY – A firefighter was reunited with a boy he helped who suffered from severe burns years ago. Robert Marriott, a Unified Fire Authority Firefighter was a counselor at a camp, when he recognized the scars on a camper named George. “He stood out to me, and I just could not shake his face,” Marriott said. George was a camper of the University of Utah’s Burn Camp, which was built to, “help support burn survivors with the personal […]

  • Racial slurs scrawled across new University of Utah building

    SALT LAKE CITY – University of Utah Police responded to a tip from a construction worker Monday morning, after the worker discovered that racial slurs were spray painted inside the new Kem Gardner Building. According to Chief Dale Brophy of the University of Utah Police, someone gained access to the building over the weekend, which is still under construction. Police are reviewing surveillance footage from the area for leads. The spray paint was removed by construction workers shortly after it […]

  • Student brings loaded gun on elementary school field trip

    COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. – Police have arrested a man after a child brought a loaded gun to school Tuesday, according to WTVR. The Lakeview Elementary students were on the bus, headed to a scheduled field trip when “a school employee observed a firearm in a child’s pants pocket,” a Colonial Heights Police spokesperson said. Police said the gun was immediately taken away and the employee brought the child back to school. The gun was loaded, but there was no bullet […]