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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Exclusive: Mom of Macin Smith posts video message for son

The mother of Macin Smith has posted a new video to Facebook imploring for the teen's return and acknowledging the struggles he went through before he went missing in September 2015.

The Piano Guys defend decision to perform at Trump inauguration-related event

Utah-based piano and cello group The Piano Guys has found itself on the defensive after agreeing to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's pre-inauguration event, "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration."

St. George demonstrators decry potential loss of healthcare coverage as Congress prepares to dump...

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Jan. 15, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) -- Organized protests against the possible repeal of guaranteed health care coverage for 20 million Americans...

Exclusive: Police investigating possible Macin Smith sightings; mom reacts to news

The mother of Macin Smith has spoken exclusively to Gephardt Daily about the news that Sacramento police are investigating numerous possible sightings of the missing St. George teenager.

Update: Man who died in head-on crash in Washington County identified

A man who died Monday night in a crash on State Route 18 has been identified.

Breaking: Missing ex-Utah legislator Chad Bennion found alive

Former Utah state legislator Chad Bennion, who went missing this weekend after heading out on a night run near a family member's home in St. George, has been found alive.

Former Utah state legislator missing in St. George after going for run

Former state legislator Chad Bennion is missing after going for a run New Year's Eve, according to the St. George News.

NEW: Police respond to demonstration outside Cliven Bundy ranch

Las Vegas Metro Police were dispatched Saturday to the Bundy Ranch outside Bunkerville, Nev., where as many as 50 demonstrators gathered to protest the federal government's designation of Gold Butte area as a national monument.

Fire rips through garage of Cedar City business

Crews were called to a fire at a business that sells and repairs outdoor equipment Monday evening.

Update: Mother who died in Washington City mobile home blaze identified

A 27-year-old woman who died after being critically injured in a mobile home fire in Washington City last week has been identified.

Update: Police locate missing S. Utah man

Police have located a mentally disturbed southern Utah man missing since Thursday evening.

Garfield County Sheriff: Staffer murdered at youth rehab center ‘Just a good guy’; female...

Jimmy Woolsey never saw his attacker coming. And anyone who knew the affable 61-year-old could have never foreseen how his life would end, a friend said.

Update: 61-year-old staff member beaten to death at Utah youth rehab facility identified

A 61-year-old staff member at a youth rehabilitation facility near Escalante was fatally assaulted, allegedly by a student, Tuesday morning.

Update: Infant remains in hospital after being thrown from car in Southern Utah crash

An infant remains in Primary Children's Hospital after a single-vehicle rollover crash near Newcastle in southern Utah Wednesday afternoon, according to officials.

Kristin Cavallari remembers brother one year after his death in Southern Utah: ‘Love and...

Kristin Cavallari is sharing her love for late brother Michael Cavallari.

Update: Hurricane mayor John Bramall formally charged in poaching case

The mayor of Hurricane has been formally charged in connection with two counts of aiding or assisting a wildlife violation.

Piano Guys’ ‘Search for Annie’ continues; group seeks help of fans, faithful this weekend

The St. George musical group The Piano Guys is asking fans for help this weekend in the ongoing search for pianist Jon's Schmidt's missing daughter, Annie.

2 arrests made for sexual exploitation of minor in Washington County

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has two suspects into custody after finding evidence of their involvement with pornographic images of children, officers say.

FLDS-linked business accused of using unpaid child workers hopes to settle with Dept. of...

A company with ties to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor by paying back wages and agreeing not to employ children in the future.

Wind-whipped fire destroys Cedar City home

A home in Cedar City was declared a total loss Friday after a fire, fanned by high winds, swept through the structure.

Piano Guys member, family end search for daughter; say ‘All is not lost’

The search for Anna Schmidt, the 21-year-old daughter of Jon Schmidt, a member of the St. George-based group The Piano Guys, has been discontinued.

Update: Fire outside Cedar City fully contained

Firefighters from multiple agencies have brought a blaze burning in the mountains about three miles southwest of Cedar City under control.

Update: US-89 near Fairview in Sanpete County re-opens

Both directions of US-89 between Fairview and Mount Pleasant have re-opened after a crash Monday afternoon.
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In their own words: Wives of Cliven Bundy, LaVoy Finicum speak out at Utah...

More than 200 people gathered in the tiny town of Veyo, north of St. George, the week before last, in a stoic show of support for the extended families of Cliven Bundy and Robert "LaVoy" Finicum.

Update: Man dies after being crushed by 9,000 pounds of glass in St. George

A truck driver was critically injured while delivering a shipment of glass to the Viracon facility in St. George on Monday morning.