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Police say they have cracked the case of a brazen Main Street burglary.  They also say the man they arrested was one of the more dangerous criminals they've seen.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Manager Diane Foster about hiring  a new Community Development Director, affordable housing and the economic benefits of filming on Main Street. Chris Steinkamp is the Executive Director of Protect Our Winters (POW) and how they're message to save snow is spreading around the world via professional winter athletes. Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk and Police Officer Wife MeriAnn Boxall talk about the Paint the Town Blue event on Saturday.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Nick Schou, Conservation Director of Utah Rivers Council, about how to order a $40 rain barrel. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews Wednesday's County Council agenda, including a discussion about the proposed tax rates. Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter introduces two newly hired police officers Dan Cherkis and Zach Nakasishi. KPCW Marketing Director Monika Guendner has information about how your children can participate in the KPCW Water Waste Photo Contest and win cash and prizes!

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Park City and Summit County police are looking for those responsible for vandalizing and/or burglarizing 25 vehicles this past weekend. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Homes and busineses in Park City's Old Town were evaculated Easter Sunday, after police received a threat of a bomb and a hostage taking. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher was on the scene and has this to report.

9:50 PM Update

Police contacted KPCW to announce that Main Street and Park Avenue were now open. Swede Alley remains closed as a staging area for the moment.

9:30 PM

A bomb-sniffing dog is now on the scene at Treasure Mountain Inn, as the search continues for a possible bomb, as threatened by an unknown caller to the Park City Police Department earlier this evening. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher gets the latest from Sergeant Jay Randall from the Park City Police Department.

An anonymous phone call came in to the Park City Police Easter Sunday evening, reporting a bomb threat targeting the upper Main Street area. According to Police Chief Wade Carpenter, police the immediate area threatened reached from approximately 350 Main Street to the top of the street. The caller only gave a general location, Carpenter added, and efforts focused on the area around Wasatch Brew Pub and Treasure Mountain Inn.

Park City police are investigating an incident which forced the lock down at three Park City schools and the school district offices.  KPCW”s Leslie Thatcher has more.

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn concern from law enforcement professional across the country, including Summit County. A controversial grand jury decision, and the protests and riots that followed, focused on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

In response to that, and similar incidents in Utah, there have been suggestions that officers wear body cameras. Pack City Police Chief Wade Carpenter said his department is already doing that. Rick Brough has more.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Local organizers are again planning the annual Candle Light Vigil down Main Street on Tuesday night, the 7th. More with Rick Brough.