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Southern Utah man charged with wife’s cruise ship murder won’t face death penalty

Accused murderer Kenneth Manzanares, charged in the cruise ship beating death of wife Kristy Manzanares, will not face the death penalty if convicted.
Dozens Arrested In Indianapolis Drug Sweep

Washington County Sheriff’s Office warns of recent impersonation fraud operation

Authorities in southern Utah are warning the public about a telephone-based fraud operation making the rounds this fall.
Missing St. George Teen Macin Smith

Macin Smith’s mom speaks about search in St. George: ‘We just need some answers’

Volunteers are still needed for a search for missing St. George teenager Macin Smith this weekend.

6-month-old Bluffdale boy dies in boating accident near Navajo Canyon in Lake Powell

A 6-month-old boy from Bluffdale died after a boating accident near Navajo Canyon in Arizona, officials said Monday.

Woman, 82, critically injured in Sevier County rollover

An 82-year-old woman was critically injured Sunday afternoon when her vehicle rolled on State Route 118.  

Southern Utah man pleads not guilty to wife’s cruise ship murder

Kenneth Manzanares, the Southern Utah man charged with his wife’s cruise ship beating death, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
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Body found by hikers in remote area of Washington County

Hikers in Washington County found a body, believed to be that of a male, in a remote area Saturday morning, officials said Sunday.

Southern Utah man indicted after wife’s cruise ship murder

A Southern Utah man accused of killing his wife while they were on an anniversary cruise in Alaska has been indicted on a charge of first-degree murder.

Woman’s body found in St. George by man on riverside walk

A woman's body was found Saturday morning by a man on a morning walk near the Santa Clara River.

Former FLDS church leader, fugitive Lyle Jeffs learns date, length of fraud trial

Former fugitive Lyle Jeffs, who fled home confinement last year while awaiting trial for food stamps fraud, now faces a one-month trial to begin Oct. 23.

Funeral service set for cruise ship murder victim from Southern Utah

Kristy Lee Manzanares, the Southern Utah woman murdered while celebrating her anniversary with her family on an Alaskan cruise, will likely be remembered by most for the brutal way she died and the fact that her husband, Kenneth, was taken into custody.

Husband held for murder in cruise ship death of St. George woman; ‘She would...

The husband of St. George murder victim Kristy Manzanares is facing charges in her death Tuesday aboard an Alaskan cruise ship, court documents say.

St. George woman identified as victim of fatal abuse on Alaskan cruise ship

The FBI has identified the Utah woman who died after suffering domestic abuse while on a an Alaskan cruise ship.

1 ejected, killed in rollover accident in St. George

One man is dead after a rollover accident Wednesday morning near St. George.

Toquerville mom of emaciated boy locked in bathroom pleads guilty to child abuse

The mother of a boy found nearly starved to death after being locked in a feces-filled bathroom has pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree felony child abuse in the case.

Missing hiker found dead in Southern Utah search

A missing hiker has been found dead in the hills east of Cedar City, police said Wednesday morning. 

Washington County officials release identity of woman killed when car plummeted down 300-foot ravine

Officials have released the name of a woman who died in Washington County after her car left the roadway and plummeted 300 feet to the bottom of a ravine.
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2-year-old dies after being left in hot van near St. George

An investigation is underway after a 2-year-old child died in a hot car in Winchester Hills early Saturday evening. 

Police: Missing Wendover woman ‘alive and well’

Police said they have located a 33-year-old Wendover woman, identified as Rebecca Ziglar, who was reported missing and possibly endangered.

Update: Brian Head Fire grows to 33,000 acres, 5 percent contained

The Brian Head Fire has grown to 27,744 acres after it first sparked to life on Saturday, officials said Thursday.

Update: Boil order lifted for some areas of Torrey after waterline break

The boil order put in place for Torrey in Wayne County after a waterline break has been lifted in some areas.

Update: Man’s death in Zion National Park ruled a suicide

Officials said the body found at the base of the Great Arch in Zion National Park Thursday was that of a 23-year-old man from San Diego, California, who committed suicide.
Dozens Arrested In Indianapolis Drug Sweep

Update: Police say incident at St. George Target store was ‘not a kidnapping attempt’

St. George Police say an alleged kidnapping attempt at a Target store was actually simply a misunderstanding.

Utah’s Squatty Potty dumps Kathy Griffin

Utah's own Squatty Potty, a company that makes poop-enabling toilet stools, has dumped Kathy Griffin from its ad campaign after a photo surfaced of the comic holding a prop version of President Donald Trump's bloody severed head.
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Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder reveals why he’ll step down to become Moab...

In a surprise move that will take him from Utah's most populous jurisdictions to one of its least, Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder has accepted a position as chief of the city of Moab.