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  1. Racist, “repulsive” Snapchat photo spread around Hurricane High School  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City
  2. Utah high school students disciplined after racist photo is shared on social media  KUTV 2News
  3. 'Disgusting' racist photo involving Hurricane High School students draws disciplinary action  St George News
  4. Hurricane police investigating after racist photo allegedly involving 2 students surfaces on social media
  5. Utah students face discipline over 'repulsive' racist photo  Deseret News
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Southern Utah student among small percentage of females accepted into prestigious military academy

The acceptance rate for the United States Military Academy at West Point was 10 percent in 2017, with 22 percent of that being female. A southern Utah high ...

Hurricane High graduates honor student who died, outgoing principal  St. George Daily Spectrum

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated how long Jody Rich has been principal. He has held the post for six years. Hurricane High ...

Developer wants to bring ‘wild west'-themed community to Hurricane  ABC 4

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4 News) - One neighborhood group is gearing up for a looming development battle in Hurricane.

High school football: Hurricane Tigers 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Hurricane Tigers football team heading into the 2018 season.

Photo gallery: Crowds gather for Hurricane Peach Days parade  St George News

HURRICANE — Cars, bikes, horses, marching bands, dancers and more took to the streets in Hurricane for the annual Peach Days parade Saturday morning.

Hurricane man faces felony sex abuse charges against housekeeper  ABC 4

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4 News) -- A Hurricane man is facing a sex offense charge after police say he admitted to sexually assaulting a woman he hired to ...

Police: Suspect in Pine View bomb threat connected to ISIS incident at Hurricane High  St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George police arrested a Pine View student and charged him with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction at a Southern Utah high school.

An atypical principal: Jody Rich, 'the epitome of servant leadership,' steps down  St George News

Jody Rich and his wife, Mandy, pose with their grandchildren during a recent trip to Disneyland. In the caption of the Instagram post that went along with the ...

Southern Utah students disciplined after posting racist photo to Instagram  KUTV 2News

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (KUTV)- Members of the Hurricane community and Washington County School District officials are “disgusted” by an Instagram ...

Teen suspected in Pine View High School bombing to be tried as adult  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ST. GEORGE, Utah -- The teenager accused of bringing a pipe bomb to Pine View High School in St. George earlier this year will be tried as an adult. The St.

2nd annual 'SkyFest' to bring balloons, activities to Sand Hollow Resort  St George News

HURRICANE — Sand Hollow Resort will host its second annual “SkyFest” Feb. 8-10. The weekend event will feature hot air balloons from throughout the region, ...

Pine View High School bomb suspect was 'relentlessly' bullied, parents say  St George News

ST. GEORGE — The teen who allegedly brought a homemade bomb to Pine View High School earlier this year was bullied so harshly it caused him to withdraw ...

Heavy rain in Southern Utah prompts warnings and flooding  ABC 4

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) - Heavy rain prompted flash flood warnings throughout Washington County on Wednesday. Gate attendants at ...

Criminal investigation started over large fire at St. George LDS Stake Center  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) - Local, state and federal law enforcement officials are now investigating a fire that destroyed an under-construction stake ...

Vandals replace Hurricane High American flag with ISIS flag, spray-paint school wall  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HURRICANE, Utah - Police are investigating a concerning case of vandalism at Hurricane High School in the Washington County School District. Hurricane ...

'Peach Days' celebrates 20 years with new activities, changes to old favorites  St George News

HURRICANE — When the sultry summer days start getting shorter and the nights begin to cool off, most Southern Utahns know the time is ripening for an annual ...

Hurricane High teacher charged with sexually exploiting student  Deseret News

A Hurricane High School teacher was charged Friday with sexually exploiting a student. Aaron Karl Esplin, 40, of LaVerkin, was charged in 5th District Court with ...

Police: Teen attempted to detonate explosive device at Pine View, researched ISIS  KUTV 2News

ST. GEORGE, Utah — UPDATE: Police said a homemade explosive device was the item discovered in a backpack at Pine View High School Monday, that ...

Utah teen charged with bringing bomb to school wants case dismissed  Deseret News

Attorneys for a St. George teenager accused of bringing a homemade backpack bomb to school in March want a judge to toss the case, saying the charges are ...

Southern Utah student accused of bringing bomb to school charged with attempted murder, use of WMD  St. George Daily Spectrum

The Hurricane teen reportedly told detectives how he made the IED and said he "probably wouldn't care" if anyone was hurt, documents say.

Badly decomposed body found near Toquerville  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) - Passersby found the remains of a man in the Cholla Creek area of Toquerville Sunday, according to St. George News.

Easter Weekend Events 2019  ABC 4

Utah (ABC4 News) - 'Tis the season for Easter egg hunts. We compiled a few of the egg hunts going on around Utah.

Alert students, police, K9 credited with stopping potential deadly Utah school bombing  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) - St. George Utah Police are crediting extremely perceptive students and fast-acting law enforcement for stopping what could have been a deadly attack ...

SkyFest returns to Sand Hollow Resort  The Independent |

SkyFest at Sand Hollow Resort will will feature hot air balloons, a glow party, drone races, and a variety of entertaining activities.

Teens in southern Utah posted a racist photo to Instagram on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, sparking outrage across the internet  Salt Lake Tribune

Police investigated after a teenage girl from Hurricane High School appeared in a photo posted Monday to the social media site Instagram that included a racial ...

Beloved Bountiful Jr. High teacher dies after collapsing at rec center  ABC 4

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (ABC4 News) - Friends, family and students are grieving after the sudden death of a beloved Jr. High teacher Thursday night.

Police identify woman shot, killed in Sandy  ABC 4

UPDATE 3/13/19 - Police have identified the woman killed after being shot in Sandy as 36-year-old Maureen Fiore.

Man jailed after he threatened a mass shooting at a Utah Walmart, police say  Salt Lake Tribune

A Clearfield man was booked into jail early Friday after reports that he threatened to commit a mass shooting at a St. George-area Walmart — a threat that was ...

Woman dead after she was hit by truck in Kanab  ABC 4

KANAB, Utah (ABC4 News) – A woman is dead after she was hit by a Ford truck in Kanab Wednesday evening.

Small earthquake reported 11 miles south of St. George  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) - A small earthquake struck just outside of St. George Saturday night.

High school health teacher accused of shooting, killing ex-husband's girlfriend  ABC 4

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – One person is dead and another is in custody after a shooting at a Midvale apartment complex Sunday night.

Utah school districts warning parents of 'Momo Challenge'  ABC 4

Officials in the Ogden School District are warning parents of a challenge students are participating in.

Man crushed by materials in West Valley identified  ABC 4

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - A man who died in an industrial accident was identified Wednesday.

New Utah Liquor & Wine Store opens in Syracuse  ABC 4

A new Utah Liquor and Wine store is now open to those living in and around Syracuse.

Ogden man busted in child exploitation sting  ABC 4

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- A 31-year-old Ogden man was arrested after he showed up to a location expecting to meet a 13-year-old for oral sex, ...

Cleanup underway after tanker fire on I-15 at 1300 South in Salt Lake City  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) -I-15 Southbound was shut down for several hours Friday morning around 1800 south because of a crash involving a ...

Pine View bomber case to move forward, but will it be in juvenile or adult court?  St George News

ST. GEORGE — The case involving a 16-year-old boy accused of bringing a homemade bomb to one school and causing ISIS-related vandalism at another will ...

Idaho Falls Police Department officer identified as victim in Layton shooting  ABC 4

LAYTON, Utah (ABC4 News)- A police officer with the Idaho Falls Police Department was shot and killed after investigators say he entered a man's home to ...

6-year-old girl hit, killed by SUV near Utah County school  ABC 4

UPDATE: The Utah County Sheriff's Office says the 6-year-old girl killed in Wednesday's crash in Vineyard has been identified as Annie Gonzalez, age 6.

Missing couple under ‘unexplained' circumstances found Saturday  ABC 4

UPDATE: Ryan Boken and Molly Bock were both found safe on Saturday.

Man hit, killed by car in Layton identified  ABC 4

UPDATE 4/19: Police have identified the victim as 32-year-old Nicholas Hiatt of Layton. Investigators say he was not in the crosswalk at the time of the incident.

Police seek suspect who vandalized several schools in Alpine School District  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

(KSTU) — The Alpine School District is working with local law enforcement to track down a male individual suspected of vandalizing seven different schools.

Small earthquake reported outside Saratoga Springs Saturday night  ABC 4

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (ABC4 News) - A small earthquake was reported about one mile outside of Saratoga Springs late Saturday night.

Multiple agencies responded to a train derailment in Juab County  ABC 4

JUAB COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) — Multiple agencies are responded to a train derailment involving hazardous materials in Juab County.

Man in custody after 'erratic' behavior at Moab school  ABC 4

MOAB, Utah (ABC4 News) - A man is in custody after creating a scene at a charter school in Moab on Wednesday.

West Jordan announces UDOT construction projects  ABC 4

WEST JORDAN, UT (ABC4 News) - Beginning Monday, April 8th Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) crews will be completing a project on 7800 South ...

Prosecutors fight Utah teen's attempt to have backpack-bomb case dismissed  Deseret News

Prosecutors are pushing back after a teen charged with bringing a backpack bomb to school in St. George asked a judge to toss the case.

St. George man arrested after shooting at car, attempting to take officers gun  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) – St. George Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday in St. George.

Mother, daughter dead after murder-suicide  ABC 4

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) - A mother and her daughter are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Ogden.

7 men arrested, accused of trying to meet minors for sex  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE (ABC4 News) – Seven men arrested in Washington County are all accused of attempted to meet and sex with minors.

SWAT standoff at Magna Burger King ends after 7 hours  ABC 4

UPDATE: The situation has been resolved and one person was taken into custody. He has been identified as 36-year-old Joshua William.

1 dead in I-70 crash  ABC 4

SALINA, UT (ABC4 News) - A Crash on Interstate 70 near Salina killed one person on Friday.

Man in critical condition after an officer-involved shooting in Harrisville  ABC 4

HARRISVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning.

26-year-old woman dead after domestic incident in South Salt Lake  ABC 4

UPDATE: Police confirm that the 26-year-old woman found dead after domestic violence homicide in South Salt Lake Tuesday has been identified as Ashley ...

Police arrest suspect in alleged attempted kidnapping of Hurricane High School student

HURRICANE, Utah - An alleged kidnapping attempt put all six Hurricane area schools on lock out Wednesday morning, and police in Hurricane have arrested a ...

Man who died after motorcycle crash in West Valley City identified  ABC 4

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim of the crash as 28-year-old Kyle Ivory.

Pool tarps for Hurricane City Pool becoming a reality  St George News

HURRICANE – An extended season for the Hurricane City Pool and as well as a local home for the Hurricane High School swim team is coming one step closer ...

Off-duty Davis County officer with kids of his own first on scene after 5-year-old girl was hit  ABC 4

CENTERVILLE (ABC4 News) - Centerville police say a 5-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by an SUV early Friday morning.

Northridge High student cut with razor blade; fellow student in custody  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

LAYTON, Utah — A Northridge High School student was injured and another has been booked into the Farmington Bay Youth Center after the former was cut ...

Man dies after fight at Clearfield gas station  ABC 4

CLEARFIELD, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man involved in a fight a Clearfield gas station succumbed to his injuries Thursday, police said.

3 suspects in fatal Salt Lake City shooting arrested  ABC 4

UPDATE: Two more suspects have now been arrested in connection to the deadly shooting in Salt Lake City Saturday night.

Gas explosion causes an apartment complex near Alta Ski Resort to catch fire  ABC 4

UPDATE: Fire crews will remain on scene until midnight Saturday to control hotspots. Keith Garner with Unified Fire says the cause of the gas leak is still under ...

St. George Eye Center awards 'Excellence in Health Sciences Scholarship' to 3 area high school seniors  St George News

ST. GEORGE – Doctors and staff of the St. George Eye Center awarded scholarships to three Washington County high school seniors between January and ...

Evacuations lifted hours after gas leak in SLC neighborhood  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Dozens of people were evacuated from their apartments Tuesday morning during a gas leak.

33 gang members, associates charged with distributing heroin, meth in Salt Lake Valley  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – The Department of Justice filed charges against 33 individuals in connection with a massive drug ring that operated between ...

Police identify woman killed in Beaver County crash  ABC 4

UPDATE: Troopers have identified the woman killed in the crash as 41-year-old Jaime Demille of Cedar City.

South Jordan police looking for three suspects in 7-Eleven robbery  ABC 4

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News) - Three suspects are on the run after a robbery at a South Jordan 7-Eleven on Wednesday morning.

'Dangerous dog' investigation underway after boy's hand and wrist were bitten off  ABC 4

LAYTON (ABC4 News) - A 4-year-old boy is recovering after having his hand and wrist bitten off by one of his neighbor's dogs Sunday. Now there's a growing ...

Truck spills 20K pounds of toxic substance on Park City road  ABC 4

PARK CITY (ABC4 News) – Park City Fire District and HazMat crews worked to clean up a chemical spill Thursday.

Family speaks out after murder-suicide in Ogden  ABC 4

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) - "They were both really, really good people," said Sean Villalobos.

Judge to decide if teen in backpack bomb case will be tried as adult  Deseret News

A teenager accused of trying to make a backpack bomb and detonate it at a southern Utah high school has a history of being bullied, his parents testified in court ...

Three more suspects arrested in Fashion Place Mall shooting  ABC 4

MURRAY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Police have arrested three more suspects in connection to the shooting that occurred outside of Fashion Place Mall Sunday.

Family of Francis man says police used excessive force in West Wendover shooting  ABC 4

FRANCIS (ABC 4 News) - The family of the man shot and killed by police in West Wendover Saturday night said they believed officers used excessive force.

Cougar spotted near Bluffdale Elementary captured, area considered secure  ABC 4

BLUFFDALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – Bluffdale Elementary school was on shelter in place after a cougar sighting near the school Wednesday morning.

Two men in critical condition after crash and vehicle fire in Midvale  ABC 4

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) - Police say two men are in critical condition after two vehicles collided and one caught fire in Midvale Sunday afternoon.

Logan police arrest 6 in connection with armed robbery, chase  ABC 4

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 News) Six people were taken into police custody Thursday in connection with an armed robbery.

Police identify Hurricane teen who fell to his death  St. George Daily Spectrum

A teenager hiking in the area of the Hurricane Canal north of the city's airport fell to his death Sunday night. Fifteen-year-old Pierce J. Adamson, a Hurricane ...

Snoopy sighting in Utah  ABC 4

(ABC4 News – Salt Lake City, UT) The next time you see Snoopy and the Peanuts gang in a national park gift shop, you can thank a Utah Company – Huge ...

8 men busted in prostitution sting, investigation leads to rescue of trafficked juvenile  ABC 4

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 News) - The arrest of eight men during a prostitution sting led to the rescue of a juvenile who had been human trafficked in St. George ...

University of Utah doctor killed in murder-suicide  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

St. George school evacuated after possible explosive device found

ST. GEORGE — A juvenile was arrested Monday after a possible explosive device was found at Pine View High School in St. George. An object was found in a ...

3.0 magnitude earthquake felt in southern Utah  ABC 4

ADAMSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News) – A minor earthquake was reported in Adamsville, 8.9 miles west of Beaver Thursday morning.

Free test available for Sandy residents concerned about lead exposure  ABC 4

The Salt Lake County Health Department and Intermountain Healthcare are now offering free testing services to Sandy residents affected by the recent water ...

‘Shelter in place’ protocol lifted at Magna schools; bus schedules delayed  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MAGNA, Utah — Students at Cyprus High School and Magna Elementary are now allowed to leave their schools after Granite School District officials initiated a ...

USU rape suspect sentenced to 105 days in jail in sexual assault case  ABC 4

UPDATE: Scott R. Simmons, 22, was sentenced in Logan's 1st District Court on Monday by Judge Kevin Allen to 105 days in jail with work release, and ...

Arkansas school settles lawsuit over student’s expulsion for photo with gun  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HUNTSVILLE, Ark. -- An Arkansas school district will be handing over thousands of dollars to settle a lawsuit surrounding an expulsion that one student said ...

Teen charged with planting backpack bomb at St. George school

A southern Utah teenager accused of taking a backpack of explosives to school was charged Monday with attempted murder and other crimes.

Family of man shot and killed by SLC police 'frustrated' about unanswered questions  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Two days after Cody Paris Belgard was shot and killed by Salt Lake City Police, his friends and family said they still have no ...

Family remembers young man killed in Magna crash  ABC 4

MAGNA, Utah (ABC4 News) - The family of a man killed in a crash on U-111 Monday is remembering him for his kindness and sense of humor as they struggle ...

Search temporarily halted for missing 4-year-old Navajo girl  ABC 4

UPDATE: In a press release issued by the Navajo Police Department, searchers said they have had to temporarily halt the search for a 4-year-old who went ...

Racism in Utah: In the workplace, on social media, and inside schools  St. George Daily Spectrum

In Utah, reports of racism have increased in the last year. What are officials doing to mediate the problems, and what can the community do to help?

New elementary school scheduled to be built in West Jordan, set to open in 2020  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- The Jordan School District Board of Education has given preliminary approval for the building of a new elementary school in West ...

Layton apartment complex will DNA-test any dog poop left behind by residents  ABC 4

LAYTON (ABC 4 News) - There's a big stink at an apartment complex in Layton...and it's all over dog poop! Management said they've had enough and they're ...

Two women hit while crossing Main Street in Kaysville, one dead  ABC 4

KAYSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News)- One woman is dead and another was injured after police say they were hit while crossing the street Thursday morning.

BYU student faces repercussions after allegedly showing up to Halloween party in blackface  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

PROVO, Utah -- Officials with Brigham Young University stated they are investigating an incident, where a student showed up to a Halloween party dressed in ...

Judge orders trial for student backpack bomb case  Deseret News

A teenager accused of trying to detonate a homemade backpack bomb at a St. George high school has been ordered to stand trial.

Photo students posing in apparent Nazi salute sparks outrage, investigation  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

BARABOO, Wis. – A photo showing a group of male, mostly white Wisconsin high school students with their arms raised in what appear to be Nazi salutes has ...

Meet the candidates for Hurricane City Council  St. George Daily Spectrum

Following a primary election in August, Hurricane's seven contenders for three open City Council seats were narrowed to six with the elimination of Sean ...

Thousands gather for 32nd annual Easter Car Show  St George News

HURRICANE — The 32nd annual Easter Car Show at the Hurricane Community Center hosted by the Rotary Club of Hurricane Valley brought visitors by the ...

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