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Electrical wire may have contributed to Hyde Park missionary's fatal fall, church says

A statement released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on its Dominican Republic website Thursday gave details on events leading to the Wednesday death of Hyde Park missionary Brennan Conrad.


Woman Saves Life Of Man Suing Her Parents in a Logan Courtroom

CENTERVILLE, Utah – A Centerville woman found herself in a precarious situation in a Logan courtroom. While there as a witness, she stepped in to save the life of the man suing her parents.


Idaho police officer shot and killed in Utah following confrontation

IDAHO FALLS — An Idaho Falls Police Officer was killed Thursday night during an incident in Layton, Utah. Officer Blaine Reed, 35, was shot several times at a home near 300 West Park Avenue and transported to Intermountain Layton Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the Layton Police


Utah man arrested for rape of teen, 2 counts of incest

(KUTV) -- A Utah man was arrested Thursday, accused of raping of a teen girl, and two counts of incest. James Dee Wabel, 52, of Orem, was arrested for impregnating a relative when she was 17, before she could legally consent to sex, and then fathering three more children with her, two in Utah.


Man charged in Utah viral video assault, but not with a hate crime (+video)

SALT LAKE CITY — A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday with assault. But Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said he can't charge the incident as a hate crime. "We don’t have a hate crimes statute in Utah tha


USU accepts feedback after false alarm emergency alert

LOGAN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Utah State University administration and campus law enforcement took feedback from students on a false alarm emergency alert that went out Wednesday afternoon.


Car involved in fatal Denver carjacking used in Utah, Wyoming bank robberies

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The car involved in a fatal early-morning carjacking in west Denver was also used in bank robberies in Wyoming and Utah, according to authorities. The Summit County, Utah Sheriff’s Office said that a Wells Fargo bank in Park City was robbed shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday. The em


Preliminary hearing set in child sex abuse case

A Logan man charged with child sex abuse made a brief appearance in 1st District Court today where his attorney asked for a preliminary hearing on his behalf. Ira Mathison, 43, was charged in December with two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first-degree felony.


Utah woman among thousands who claim breast implants make them sick

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) -There is growing concern about breast implants on the internet. A private page on Facebook has connected more than 65,000 women around the world who claim they are suffering from breast implant illness.


‘He kept waking me up’ Roy, Utah dad admits punching newborn baby son to death

Roy, Utah father, Matthew Daniel Graves pleads guilty to beating his newborn son to death because he was sick of always being woken up by the crying child. A Utah father has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his newborn son because he was sick of the child continuously crying.


Utah rabbi claims nanny sexually abused him for a decade

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - A Utah rabbi may be the first of his order to come forward about experiencing childhood sexual abuse - a decision that did not come lightly for Rabbi Avrahom (Avremi) Zippel, leader at Chabad Lubavitch of Utah.


Utah State emergency system mistakenly sent code blue alert warning of armed aggressor on campus

LOGAN — During the installation of a new emergency alert system Wednesday at Utah State University, a code blue message warning of an armed aggressor on campus was mistakenly sent to students, faculty and staff who had signed up for alerts.


Logan woman who passed false check confesses to more fraud

LOGAN — A 42-year-old Logan woman, who stole money from at least nine local businesses by trying to pass false checks, has admitted to another fraud charge. Tori C. Searle is already serving a jail sentence of up to one-year or until she pays back the money.


Tiny T-Rex fossil found in Utah changes dinosaur timeline

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) When you think Tyrannosaurus Rex, you presume it was always the king of the dinosaurs, but a newly-discovered fossil tells us that wasn't the case. The fossil found right here in Utah is believed to be of this creature, "Moros Intrepidus." It lived some 96 million years ag


Addicted Utah: The 'walking wounded' among us

(KUTV) — They walk among us--but you may not know who they are. They are the thousands of Utahns who have overdosed, but did not die. Alli York is one of these "walking wounded." She began her path to addiction to heroin and alcohol at 15 years old.


Author speaks out against polygamy in Utah

Kristyn Decker, author Fifty Years in Polygamy: Big Secrets and Little White Lies and founder of Sound Choices Coalition, spoke at Southern Utah University last week about the harms of polygamy and why it should not be legalized.


Utah officials moved fast to shrink voter-approved Medicaid expansion, documents show

Utah officials pressed the Trump administration to approve a limited expansion of Medicaid just days after voters in the state last November supported a ballot measure calling for a broader expansion under Obamacare, according to correspondence obtained by POLITICO.


LDS missionary from Utah dies while serving in the Dominican Republic

HYDE PARK, Utah -- A missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Utah who was serving in the Dominican Republic died Wednesday after falling from a roof.


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Family, friends mourn death of missionary in Dominican Republic

HYDE PARK, Utah — Family and friends mourn the death of a young missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eighteen-year-old Brennan Conrad was from Hyde Park in Cache County.