>>Zion National Park Pleads For Patience Over Holiday Weekend

(Springdale, UT) -- Officials at Zion National Park are asking for patience this holiday weekend. Monday is Memorial Day and with it comes an extended weekend and heavy traffic at the park. The park told those planning to visit "to be realistic about what to expect," such as long lines and the potential for limiting vehicle entry to keep traffic congestion down. More than 96-thousand people visited Zion during the previous Memorial Day Weekend and it's one of the most popular parks in the country.

>>State Auditor Tallies Up New Law Complaints

(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The Utah state auditor says only a few complaints out of thousands submitted merited action for supposed violations of the state's new transgender-exclusionary public restroom law. State Auditor John Dougall says his office has identified five that required attention. Dougall also notes he's not happy about taking on the role of Utah's "bathroom monitor." The new law mandates that his office run the online complaint portal for those who want to report state facilities that are not in compliance. After the law took effect, the tip line was bombarded by more than 12-thousand often frivolous or even fake complaints.

>>Child Is Injured Driving Toy Tractor Into River

(Beaver, UT) -- Deputies say a child is hospitalized after riding a toy tractor into a river in Central Utah late Tuesday. The Beaver County Sheriff's Office says officers responded to the report of a child in danger at about 6 p.m. Deputies located the child and performed life saving measures. The youngster was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and then airlifted to Primary Children's Hospital. Also responding were the Utah Highway Patrol, Beaver County Search and Rescue, Beaver Fire Department and Ambulance crews and volunteers. The specific location of the incident as well as the condition of the child were not released.

>>5th Grader Shared THC Gummies With Classmates

(North Ogden, UT) -- Officials are investigating an incident in North Ogden in which an 11-year-old student at Green Acres Elementary School shared marijuana gummies with classmates. The student allegedly brought the gummies from home, and his classmates reported feeling ill and light-headed after eating them. The local school district sent out a message to parents asking them to make sure all medications at home are secured. The Department of Child and Family Services has opened a case against the student's parents, and police say they could face charges.

>>RV Fire Nearly Spreads To St. George Home

(St. George, UT) -- A southern Utah home is safe after an RV caught fire in St. George. The flames broke out yesterday morning in the Bloomington Hills neighborhood with people inside the vehicle. Police told St. George News a loud pop alerted those inside and they were able to escape without injury. It was then up to firefighters to keep the blaze from spreading to a nearby home, which they were successfully able to do. Officials are working to figure out what sparked the fire.


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