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Wednesday morning wreck sends woman to hospital

A woman was flown to the hospital following an accident Wednesday morning.

At approximately 6:45 a.m., a vehicle was traveling northbound on I-15 when it suddenly veered to the left and hit the concrete barrier. It is currently unknown why the vehicle veered.

The female driver was flown to an area hospital with serious injuries. The two children in the car were both in child restraints and had no injuries.

I-15 was closed for approximately one hour while cleanup was completed.

UVU and BYU women to build together Habitat for Humanity

The following is a news release from Utah Valley University:

SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Female students, faculty and staff members from Utah Valley University (UVU) and Brigham Young University (BYU) will be building together on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at a Habitat for Humanity home in Springville.  Paige Holland, wife of UVU President Matthew Holland, will be working onsite at 10:00 a.m. that morning.

Two UVU Students Accepted for United Nations Internships

Two UVU Students Accepted for United Nations Internships

The following is a news release from Utah Valley University:

Two Utah Valley University students will spend this summer working as interns for the Worldwide Organization for Women’s United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland.

As part of the organization’s Global Education Opportunity Program, UVU students Nicolle Johnson and Jessica Burnham will spend three months as interns attending sessions of the Human Rights Council, the Commission on the Status of Women and the World Health Assembly.

Man arrested for counterfeit money

A man was arrested in Mesquite, Nev., for allegedly using counterfeit money across the Wasatch Front.

Orem Police say that 23-year-old Tyler Paul tried to buy a laptop from a man in a parking lot last Friday, but the victim said the cash didn't feel right; Paul got away without the money or the laptop. The next day, Paul allegedly managed to get away with his counterfeit scheme and exchanged $350 of fake money for a laptop.

Paul was arrested in Mesquite Thursday based on information gathered from witnesses. Police say this isn't the first time Paul has done this.

"This same guy was actually arrested April 7th in the little secret service roundup at the counterfeiting ring in Draper," said Orem DPS Sgt. Craig Martinez. "So he's been arrested before for the same thing less than three weeks ago."

Paul is also suspected of purchasing a four-wheeler in Richfield Wednesday morning with fake bills.

Couple awarded $3M in lawsuit against developer for sinking home

Marilyn and Mark Hess sold much of their personal belongings and liquidated their savings to pay for damage caused to their dream home after it began sinking into unstable soil.

The Hess family home was breaking into three sections with a porch pulling away from the house, the dinette tilting and sliding away from the kitchen and windows shattering in the night being among the many surprises they encountered.

"We just moved into this new home, and we'd been planning this for years and sunk everything I had into it, and I'm literally hearing it break apart and move," says homeowner Mark Hess. "And I believe it was that front porch out there where I ran outside and I was screaming at the sky to stop raining and I was in a panic, an absolute sheer panic."

The Hesses sued the home builder and the engineer in 2008 after their 6,400-square-foot home sunk 5 inches into the ground. Their lawsuit alleged that the property management company did not disclose specifics related to the soil that would indicate the land's instability.

Couple awarded $3M in lawsuit against developer for sinking home

Marilyn and Mark Hess sold much of their personal belongings and liquidated their savings to pay for damage caused to their dream home after it began sinking into unstable soil.

Legal Notice - Umpire Storage Room

This is a news release from the City of Orem.

The City of Orem is requesting proposals from responsible firms or individuals for the purpose of Constructing an Umpire Room/Storage Room at Lakeside Sports Park.

If you receive notice of this request by mail, the information packet will be included in the mailing.  If not, the packet will be available upon request from the Office of Purchasing, 56 North State St. Orem, Utah, 84057, (801) 229-7131 during regular business hours.