>>Human Remains Found In Kane County

(Kane County, UT) -- Police believe they have found the remains of a missing southern Utah woman. The Kane County Sheriff's Office said yesterday an ATV rider spotted the remains in the Duck Creek Ridge area on Monday and contacted the authorities. Officials explained the remains will be given to the Utah State Medical Examiner's office to try and confirm the remains belong to Courtney Townsend. She was reported missing last November and a car she was driving was found south of Duck Creek a few days later. It had been reported stolen to the St. George Police Department and belonged to her mother.

>>Residents Can View St. George Budget

(St. George, UT) -- The St. George city budget is ready to be presented to residents. The city council recently voted to adopt the spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year with only one council member rejecting the proposal. There will be two hearings next month where residents can hear about the budget, along with another day devoted to presenting what's inside the measure. The spending plan is worth 529-million dollars, which is nearly two percent higher than last year's.


>>Sandy Woman Accused Of Killing Roommate

(Sandy, UT) -- A Sandy woman who's accused of killing her roommate is in custody. The alleged crime happened at the Sandy Medically Vulnerable People Shelter, which houses veterans, and people with medical conditions experiencing homelessness. Police say the victim is 62-year-old Stephanie Carrasco, who was found dead Sunday in a room she shared with 60-year-old Laura Northrup. Investigators say it appears Carrasco suffered blunt-force trauma, and Northrup faces charges of first-degree murder and evidence tampering.

>>Cause Of Payson House Fire Is Under Investigation

(Payson, UT) -- Investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire in Payson late Monday. Firefighters were called to the two-family home at about 6 p.m. on Memorial Day. Investigators say damages are estimated at 200-thousand dollars. The American Red Cross is assisting four adults and five children who were displaced by the fire. No injuries were reported.

>>Cannon Statue Is Set For Washington, D.C. Move

(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Officials will soon gather at the State Capitol for a public send-off of a statue honoring a Utah woman. The statue of Martha Hughes Cannon is headed to its permanent home in Washington, D.C. The send-off party for the statue is on June 5th and the public is invited for music, food and family activities. Cannon was Utah's first female state senator and a pioneer in women suffrage efforts until her death in the 1930s. Her statue is currently on the third floor of the Utah Capitol, outside the old state Supreme Court Chambers. The move to the U.S. Capital and National Statuary Hall was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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