Grizzly Attack Survivor Released – KSUB News Summary
>>Bear Attack Survivor Released From U of U Hospital
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- A man has been discharged from the U of U Hospital more than a month after being attacked by a grizzly bear. KUTV reports Montana resident Rudy Noorlander was released from the hospital earlier today with his daughter and grandchildren by his side. Noorlander was attacked by the bear in Montana and flown to the U of U Hospital, where he underwent surgery to reconstruct his jaw. He'll have to head back to Salt Lake City for follow-up appointments. Despite the long recovery ahead, Noorlander is looking forward to being home with his dog and getting back to work.
>>Man Charged In Road Rage Shooting
(Kearns, UT) -- A man is facing charges in connection to a road rage shooting in Kearns. Police say 23-year-old Dravin Robinson allegedly shot at another driver and narrowly missed their head while traveling down 54-hundred South on Monday. The bullet hit the victim's baseball cap. Robinson was hit with several charges, including aggravated assault and felony discharge of a firearm. He's being held in the Salt Lake County Jail.
>>Space Heater Likely Caused House Fire
(Midvale, UT) -- A space heater is likely to blame for sparking a house fire in Midvale this morning. Flames broke out in a loft area of the home around 9 a.m. Fire crews managed to put out the blaze and save the family's cat. No one was injured. The Unified Fire Authority says investigators believe a space heater was left on and unattended in the attic of the home.
>>Residents Asked To Take Public Survey On "Open Main Street"
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Salt Lake City residents are being asked to weigh in on plans to transform downtown Main Street into a pedestrian plaza. The city has released detailed sketches of what Main Street could look like if it were closed off to cars and open to foot traffic. Plans include tons of green space, shaded dining areas, a shopping space, and much more. Residents are encouraged to complete a public survey by the end of the month at open-main-street-deagis.hub.arcgis.com.
>>Utah Ranks 1st In Nation For Energy-Efficiency
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Salt Lake City residents have something to celebrate this National Energy Awareness Month. A new report by personal finance website WalletHub found Utah is the most energy-efficient state in the country. The report looked at the efficiency of auto and home energy consumption. Massachusetts took second place and Vermont took third. At the bottom of the list, South Carolina was found to be the least energy-efficient state.