UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT NEWS SOURCE | July 12, 2024

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State of the Storm: April 2-6

State of the Storm is Dixie State College’s number one source for local news, weather and sports. The program is broadcast from the Jennings Communication Building on the campus of Dixie State College.

Local Trucking Company Proud of UHP Crosses

Several crosses honoring fallen Utah Highway Patrol officers have been moved to new land after a state judge ruled the symbols as meshing state and religion. Members of The American Athiests Inc. sued the state of Utah in 2005 for posting the Roman crosses on state land and bearing the UHP insignia on each symbol. […]

‘Extremely Dangerous’ Device Causes Virgin River Gorge Closure

A potentially life-threatening device was the cause of Tuesday’s overnight Virgin River Gorge road closure. A Mesquite bank robbery suspect was reportedly fleeing the scene driving north-bound on I-15 when Arizona highway patrol officers pulled his vehicle over. “As one of the officers was walking up to the car, the man put a gun to […]

Six Arrested in Storage Burglary Case

Four males and two females have been arrested for alleged connection with a storage unit burglary case that occurred on East Telegraph Street. According to Officer Ed. Kantor, on Nov. 25 a local business owner contacted the police because numerous items of personal property had been discarded behind their business. It was discovered the property […]

Driver Wedges Car into Restaurant

St. George’s Chili’s Restaurant received an unexpected guest Sunday after a car came through their front door. The accident was reported after a 64-year-old woman reportedly mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal, sending her car over the sidewalk and into the restaurant at 311 Red Cliffs Dr.  No injuries were reported by either […]

Teen Dies After Sunset Boulevard Accident

A St. George teen has died after crashing his bicycle on Sunset Boulevard. Around 3:00 p.m. Monday, St. George police received a call that a 17-year-old male had crashed on his bicycle and sustained serious head injuries. Upon arriving on the scene, officials called for Life Flight. Through independent witnesses, police officials were able to […]

Check This Out, Latest Piano Guys Viral Video

St. George’s Youtube genius team, The Piano Guys, have done it again and this time it’s taking viewers to a galaxy far far away. The viral video enthusiasts are nearly 30 videos into their career and what could be their most ambitious video yet was just released last weekend. “WOW, Cello Wars is #11 in […]

Engineers Create LED Display Wearable as a Contact Lens

The future of TV screens just became much smaller if an engineering lab in the University of Washington has anything to say about it. Created by a group of scientists as the brain-child of Babak Amir Parviz, scientists have engineered the world’s first wireless, computerized LED contact display. With the help of University of Washington […]

Former Ironman St. George Champion Suspended for Doping

Former Ironman St. George champion Michael Weiss has been banned from the sport for  two years on a doping infringement. Weiss, who claimed gold in the St. George Ironman in 2010, denied the accusations upon arriving in St. George for the 2011 race. Austria’s anti-doping agency claimed it had found proof Weiss had been doping […]

St. George Man Arrested on Assault with Weapon Charge

A St. George man is behind bars after allegedly breaking and entering into an apartment complex and assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her friend. According to St. George police, 25-year-old Cameron Carson learned of his ex-girlfriend visiting a male friend here in St. George. “Out of what we believe was jealousy, Mr. Carson located the apartment […]