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Following report of carbon monoxide poisoning, 5 people flown to St. George hospital

Following report of carbon monoxide poisoning, 5 people flown to St. George hospital

St. George News  |  Posted July 18 - 5:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five people were hospitalized Wednesday following a report of a possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
Records committee denies Lyman's request for ballot petition signatures from Washington County

Records committee denies Lyman's request for ballot petition signatures from Washington County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 1:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The State Records Committee Thursday denied a request from the Phil Lyman campaign to obtain signature packets collected on behalf of a state Senate candidate in Washington County.
18-year-old arrested in connection with weapons, drug violations following Kanarraville shooting

18-year-old arrested in connection with weapons, drug violations following Kanarraville shooting

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Updated July 18 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left another man dead in Kanarraville on Wednesday evening.
First graduates from SUU's filmmaking program ready for action

First graduates from SUU's filmmaking program ready for action

Haven Scott, St. George News  |  Posted July 18 - 8:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

While the Utah Film Commission is celebrating 100 years of movie making in the Beehive State, Southern Utah University is set to graduate its first students earning a bachelor's degree in filmmaking in 2024.
St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

St. George received rain for first time since April, while flash flooding potential returns to Utah.
Have You Seen This? Missionary returning home gives musician Post Malone a Book of Mormon

Have You Seen This? Missionary returning home gives musician Post Malone a Book of Mormon

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A missionary at the St. George Airport was ecstatic to see his family after two long years, but he also had a surprise celebrity encounter when he gave Post Malone a Book of Mormon.
Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 5:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah prosecutors said Wednesday they will obtain pentobarbital ahead of the execution of Taberone Dave Honie on Aug. 8.
I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 16 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The southbound lanes of Interstate 15 are open after two crashes on the Arizona-Nevada state line forced a closure early Tuesday morning.
Woman dies during Snow Canyon hike, parents in critical condition

Woman dies during Snow Canyon hike, parents in critical condition

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 30-year-old woman who moved to Utah for the church community died during a family hike in Snow Canyon on Saturday. Her parents are in critical condition.
Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A historic military vehicle that had been illegally removed from a national forest last month was last seen in Kane County.
3 killed in head-on collision near Moab Sunday

3 killed in head-on collision near Moab Sunday

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three people were killed in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon outside of Moab.
Deputies identify 2 people found dead in Canyonlands after they got lost hiking the Syncline Trail

Deputies identify 2 people found dead in Canyonlands after they got lost hiking the Syncline Trail

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 15 - 11:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 23-year-old woman and her 52-year-old father were found dead after they got lost had been hiking on the Syncline Trail in Canyonlands.
Woman dies at Snow Canyon State Park, 2 others treated for heat exhaustion

Woman dies at Snow Canyon State Park, 2 others treated for heat exhaustion

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 10:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman was found dead and two others were treated for heat exhaustion at a busy state park in southwest Utah over the weekend.
St. George man to serve multiple prison terms after 3 violent cases within 2 years

St. George man to serve multiple prison terms after 3 violent cases within 2 years

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted July 15 - 7:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Following a multi-agency search that went on for three weeks and ultimately led to the arrest of an escapee in June, the suspect who jumped from a van during transport appeared for sentencing Tuesday.
'Collaboration and community support': Officials celebrate expansion of mountain bike trails in East Zion

'Collaboration and community support': Officials celebrate expansion of mountain bike trails in East Zion

Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News  |  Posted July 14 - 8:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

The opportunity to explore East Zion's wilderness has expanded with the completion of phase two of the Applecross Mountain Bike Trail.
Virgin residents asked to limit water use after well failure

Virgin residents asked to limit water use after well failure

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 4:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Washington County Water Conservancy District has asked residents in Virgin to limit water use after the district's well failed Saturday night.
Empowering girls: St. George construction camp aims to build future industry professionals

Empowering girls: St. George construction camp aims to build future industry professionals

Bridger Palmer, St. George News  |  Posted July 14 - 11:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

While their peers enjoyed the beginning of summer break, 16 girls learned hands-on construction skills through the "Build the World, Girls! Construction Camp," held at Career Tech High School.
Evacuations of 20 homes ordered as fire near Cedar City grows

Evacuations of 20 homes ordered as fire near Cedar City grows

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 13 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Graff Point Fire, a 265-acre blaze near Cedar City that likely started from lightning, according to Utah Fire Info, has forced 20 cabin and trailer owners to evacuate their property in the upper basin and Shurtz Canyon.
Silver King Fire reaches 16,000 acres; Marysvale faces immediate 'major flooding' risk

Silver King Fire reaches 16,000 acres; Marysvale faces immediate 'major flooding' risk

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 12:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A historic gold mill was destroyed and nearby residents are being warned of impending flood risk as crews fight the Silver King fire in erratic wind conditions.
Doctors issue warning to Utahns because of record 100+ degree heat

Doctors issue warning to Utahns because of record 100+ degree heat

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 12 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health held a news conference Friday morning warning people to be careful in recent 100-degree temperatures.
Cedar City man convicted of stabbing 2 men in fight sentenced to prison

Cedar City man convicted of stabbing 2 men in fight sentenced to prison

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted July 12 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault in connection with a stabbing incident in Cedar City last September has been sentenced to prison.
'He would've killed me': Utah man who stopped to help stranger attacked by aggressive bull

'He would've killed me': Utah man who stopped to help stranger attacked by aggressive bull

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 8:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

An Iron County man was severely injured Monday and remained hospitalized Friday after he was attacked by a bull that he was helping to get off a stranger's property.
Hildale officials order stop to outdoor water use after drinking well found damaged

Hildale officials order stop to outdoor water use after drinking well found damaged

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 11 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Officials with Hildale notified residents Thursday night to stop outdoor water use effective immediately for "a few days" after damage to a well was discovered.
Ex-bishop quoted Bible verses in attempt to intimidate a witness, charges say

Ex-bishop quoted Bible verses in attempt to intimidate a witness, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 11:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

A St. George man who served 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two girls, is facing a new charge accusing him of threatening a witness in a parole violation case by quoting Bible verses to her.
Former Cedar City massage therapist sentenced to prison for sexually abusing clients

Former Cedar City massage therapist sentenced to prison for sexually abusing clients

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted July 11 - 8:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

A former Cedar City massage therapist accused of sexually abusing multiple customers has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison after pleading guilty to three felony charges.
Lifetime CEO lauded for longtime support in southern Utah

Lifetime CEO lauded for longtime support in southern Utah

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted July 10 - 9:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

A CEO who was killed in an incident in Ogden Canyon on July 6 was lauded in southern Utah as a visionary and industry leader.
1 jailed for alleged aggravated assault following parking lot brawl in St. George

1 jailed for alleged aggravated assault following parking lot brawl in St. George

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted July 10 - 6:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man faces aggravated assault and other charges following an incident that was initially reported as a brawl in the parking lot of a St. George apartment complex over the weekend.
Southern Utah man accused of threatening officers with rifle, prompting them to shoot

Southern Utah man accused of threatening officers with rifle, prompting them to shoot

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 4:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Hurricane, Washington County, man is facing several felony charges for allegedly pointing a rifle at police, prompting them to fire their weapons.
Ex-Utah National Guard recruiter charged with sexually assaulting woman he recruited

Ex-Utah National Guard recruiter charged with sexually assaulting woman he recruited

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former recruiter for the Utah Army National Guard was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman he recruited more than a decade ago.
Marysvale residents recount the impact of the Silver King fire

Marysvale residents recount the impact of the Silver King fire

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 12:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Silver King fire, which started on Friday from a lightning strike, has torched more than 11,000 acres and was at 0% containment, according to a Tuesday afternoon update from Utah Fire Info.
New details emerge about protective order against Mia Bailey, charged with killing her parents

New details emerge about protective order against Mia Bailey, charged with killing her parents

Garna Mejia and Daniella Rivera, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 11:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

KSL's Investigators have obtained new details on a protective order filed against Mia Bailey, the 28-year-old accused of murdering her parents last month in St. George.
Fire roundup: Wildfires in southern Utah continue to blaze

Fire roundup: Wildfires in southern Utah continue to blaze

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 9:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

As Utah faces a scorching heat wave this week, dozens of crews are continuing to battle blazes across the state.
Celeste Maloy maintains 214-vote lead over Colby Jenkins in congressional primary

Celeste Maloy maintains 214-vote lead over Colby Jenkins in congressional primary

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 9:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Celeste Maloy declared victory after holding a narrow lead over challenger Colby Jenkins as counties finished tallying votes. But Jenkins isn't conceding and the race is close enough for a recount.
Ruby Franke's ex-husband asks lawmakers to reform Utah's child welfare laws

Ruby Franke's ex-husband asks lawmakers to reform Utah's child welfare laws

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 4:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kevin Franke addressed state lawmakers on Tuesday and urged them to close what he said are loopholes in child welfare law that led to two of his children being abused.
Calls alleging blocked roads, harassment in Virgin lead to arrest of 2 convicted felons

Calls alleging blocked roads, harassment in Virgin lead to arrest of 2 convicted felons

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted July 9 - 7:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two convicted felons were arrested Friday night following a month-long investigation into reports of harassment, road blockages and civilian traffic stops for speeding.
Golfing in 105 degree heat? You bet!

Golfing in 105 degree heat? You bet!

Amanda Dickson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 8 - 9:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Most Utahns are trying to figure out how to stay inside and avoid the 105-degree heat forecast this week. But not golfers. They see the summer heat as an opportunity.
Fast-growing fire near Bryce Canyon quickly reaches 11,000 acres in size

Fast-growing fire near Bryce Canyon quickly reaches 11,000 acres in size

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated July 8 - 8:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

A wildfire burning south of Bryce Canyon National Park has quickly reached 11,000 acres in size amid hot and dry conditions.
Washington County clerk has discretion in not releasing list of 'uncured' ballots, judge rules

Washington County clerk has discretion in not releasing list of 'uncured' ballots, judge rules

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 8 - 11:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

A judge on Monday rejected a request from Colby Jenkins' congressional campaign to compel the Washington County clerk to turn over a list of ballots with issues to be resolved.
Iron County Commissioner refuses to certify primary election results amid controversy

Iron County Commissioner refuses to certify primary election results amid controversy

Tracie Sullivan, St. George News  |  Posted July 8 - 8:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

In a showdown over the integrity of the primary election, one county commissioner has declared he will refuse to certify the results, as more than 700 ballots throughout southern Utah hang in limbo due to disputed postmark dates.
Growth of Silver King Fire leaves people in shock

Growth of Silver King Fire leaves people in shock

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 8 - 7:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

Several residents in a rural part of Utah are preparing for the worst as a wildfire ballooned in size over the weekend. 
The Deer Springs Fire sparks south of Bryce Canyon National Park

The Deer Springs Fire sparks south of Bryce Canyon National Park

Michael Houck, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 7 - 5:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new wildfire that is nearly 1,200 acres has started south of Bryce Canyon National Park on Sunday.
Silver King Fire reaches 5,400 acres, 0% containment in Fishlake National Forest

Silver King Fire reaches 5,400 acres, 0% containment in Fishlake National Forest

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated July 7 - 2:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Silver King Fire in southern Utah has expanded to approximately 5,400 acres and "is exhibiting extreme fire behavior," according to Utah Fire Info.
Meet the mailman who is also the godfather and guardian of Utah's fabled Highway 12

Meet the mailman who is also the godfather and guardian of Utah's fabled Highway 12

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 7 - 7:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

It's been hailed as the most scenic road in America. "A journey through time" is the description on one travel website. People put it on their bucket lists. Motorcycle clubs treat it like it's the holy grail.
Scientists hope seed collection will help a rare plant persist in Southern Utah

Scientists hope seed collection will help a rare plant persist in Southern Utah

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted July 6 - 10:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A coordinated effort is underway to preserve the seeds of an endangered plant in the pea family unique to Washington County and Mohave County, Arizona.
'Where ideas will literally take flight': Rocket company opens in Cedar City

'Where ideas will literally take flight': Rocket company opens in Cedar City

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted July 6 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The recent grand opening of RCS Rocket Motor Components' new facility in Cedar City brought out VIPs who expressed optimism and pride in what this endeavor could mean.
Fire reaches 1,100 acres, 0% containment in Fishlake National Forest

Fire reaches 1,100 acres, 0% containment in Fishlake National Forest

Cassidy Wixom and Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 6 - 4:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

A fire started by lightning near Marysvale in Piute County has expanded to approximately 1,100 acres.
Motorcyclist killed in crash inside Zion National Park tunnel

Motorcyclist killed in crash inside Zion National Park tunnel

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 5 - 5:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 19-year-old died in a motorcycle crash that happened in the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park on Thursday.
Colby Jenkins files lawsuit against Washington County as congressional primary remains tight

Colby Jenkins files lawsuit against Washington County as congressional primary remains tight

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 5 - 5:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Colby Jenkins' campaign asked the courts to force Washington County to turn over lists of uncured ballots as the margin between him and Rep. Celeste Maloy remains razor thin.
Couple with suspected ties to international theft ring arrested in southern Utah

Couple with suspected ties to international theft ring arrested in southern Utah

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted July 5 - 11:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Following a string of reported thefts in Washington County on Monday, a man and woman were arrested and suspected to be part of an international criminal group.
Vehicle fires light up I-15 from Toquerville to New Harmony

Vehicle fires light up I-15 from Toquerville to New Harmony

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted July 5 - 9:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Vehicle fires on Interstate 15 between Toquerville and New Harmony, as well as in Kolob Canyon, sent black smoke into an otherwise blue Independence Day sky.
St. George woman prepares for Miss Utah USA, aims to empower youth through tech education

St. George woman prepares for Miss Utah USA, aims to empower youth through tech education

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 4 - 10:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Miss Utah USA contestant Emily Camacho is poised to showcase not just her beauty but also her commitment to empowering the community through tech education and advocacy.
Airline pilot extradited to Utah after posting illicit images of former flight attendant, police say

Airline pilot extradited to Utah after posting illicit images of former flight attendant, police say

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

A pilot is facing felony charges after police say he impersonated an ex-girlfriend, a former flight attendant, distributing intimate photos she sent while they were in a relationship a decade earlier.
Rescue crews have an urgent message after dual emergency calls at Zion National Park

Rescue crews have an urgent message after dual emergency calls at Zion National Park

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 3 - 10:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

First responders issued a critical warning after two back-to-back rescue operations in Zion National Park on Sunday afternoon.
Person extricated from vehicle flown to hospital after Washington County crash

Person extricated from vehicle flown to hospital after Washington County crash

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 7:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was airlifted in serious condition after a multivehicle crash in Washington County.
17-year-old boy charged as adult in shooting death of southern Utah neighbor

17-year-old boy charged as adult in shooting death of southern Utah neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 4:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 17-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with aggravated murder in the weekend shooting death of a man who lived in his same southern Utah apartment complex.
Popular Lake Powell ferry service returns after low waters kept it docked for 3 years

Popular Lake Powell ferry service returns after low waters kept it docked for 3 years

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 2:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

A popular ferry that significantly reduces the travel time between two major Lake Powell destination areas is set to make its long-awaited return.
SUU groundskeeper faces child exploitation charge

SUU groundskeeper faces child exploitation charge

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Southern Utah University employee whom police say had unique access to the women's sports teams is now facing a criminal charge of possessing child sex abuse material.
Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 11:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The 419th Fighter Wing will fly over 17 Utah cities Thursday morning for its annual Fourth of July Flyover.
'Water running through like waterfalls': Home damaged by recent Moab flooding

'Water running through like waterfalls': Home damaged by recent Moab flooding

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 2 - 10:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Recent flash flooding in Moab hit streets, canyons, and damaged some residents' homes. One couple said they've been living under a hole-covered roof since severe storms hit southeastern Utah last week.