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File photo of a police car. (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Man Hits Orem Alcohol Enforcement Officer’s Car

Orem police say a man suspected of driving impaired crashed into the vehicle of the agency’s one officer whose sole job is to spot alcohol violations.

05/27/2014

Cecil Garland led the fight 30 years ago to prevent an extensive nuclear weapons base from being built along the Utah-Nevada border. (Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Rancher Who Fought Against Nuclear Missile Base Dies

Cecil Garland led the fight 30 years ago to prevent an extensive nuclear weapons base from being built along the Utah-Nevada border. He was 88.

05/16/2014

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch on April 24, 2014 in Bunkerville, Nev. (credit: David Becker/Getty Images)

BLM Considering Charges Against 50 People Who Rode ATVs On Off-Limits Trail To Protest Federal Government

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has begun an investigation that could lead to charges against nearly 50 people who rode ATVs on an off-limits trail last weekend in Utah to show their displeasure with the federal government.

05/13/2014

photo of BLM vehicles near Mesquite Nevada during recent standoff near Bundy ranch. Photo Getty Images-484186809

BLM: Worker Was Threatened With Weapon

BLM is warning its workers in Utah to be on alert after two men threatened an agency wrangler on the state’s main highway this week, pulling out a weapon and holding up a sign that read, “You need to die.”

05/08/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch on April 24, 2014 in Bunkerville, Nev. (credit: David Becker/Getty Images)

Utah Wildlife Officials Backing Ranchers Threatening To Break Federal Law To Round Up Wild Horses

State wildlife officials are supporting Utah ranchers and county leaders who are threatening to break federal law and round up wild horses this summer if federal officials don’t do it first.

05/05/2014

A PETA activist protests the eating of turkeys at Thanksgiving in front of the White House on Nov. 23, 2010. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Asks For Monument Honoring Hundreds Of Turkeys Who Died In A Utah Truck Accident

PETA activists want to place a roadsign at the spot where hundreds of turkeys were killed last week when the truck carrying them fell into a reservoir.

05/02/2014

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Jared Ehlers pried up a stone slab with a fossilized dinosaur footprint at the Sand Flats Recreation Area. (DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Utah Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing Dinosaur Footprint

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Jared Ehlers pried up a stone slab with a fossilized dinosaur footprint at the Sand Flats Recreation Area.

04/30/2014

Booking photo of Zeland Adams. (credit: Iron County Sheriff's Department)

Bail Set At $250K For Man In Utah Highway Standoff

A Utah judge has set bail at $250,000 for one of five suspects in a Louisiana killing after police say he held a child hostage in a car on a southern Utah highway.

04/28/2014

File photo of a police car. (Credit: iStockphoto/Thinkstock)

UHP: Driver Fell Asleep In Fatal Utah Accident

The Utah Highway Patrol says a driver who apparently fell asleep at the wheel struck two Virginia men on the side of Interstate 15 about 30 miles south of Salt Lake City, killing one and critically injuring the other.

04/27/2014

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