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8 of the ‘best’ upcoming demolition derbies in Utah

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:13pm

Demolition derbies are a staple of summer fun in Utah, so we compiled a list of KSL.com readers' favorite events.

Murder trial set for Layton man in potty training child abuse death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:29pm

A man accused of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son to death over potty training is set to go on trial next March.

Utah 911 dispatcher turns photos into sketches during graveyard shifts

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:00pm

Amber Rock is a local 911 dispatcher who, during the quiet hours of a grave shift, finds time to sketch meaningful drawings for others.

Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in Wyoming

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:25pm

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the killing of a UTA employee.

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue hawk in Salt Lake City

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:55pm

Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home.

Unique ‘century plant’ blooms for 1st and only time in West Jordan park

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:51pm

For its first and only time, a Parry’s century plant recently bloomed in West Jordan’s Conservation Garden Park.

Tips for exploring Antelope Canyon by kayak

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:29am

The beauty of Lake Powell in Utah and Arizona's deserts is undeniable. And as home to more than 90 side canyons and nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, there's no shortage of adventure to be had.

A look at Utah's primary election races

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:28am

Election season is in full swing in Utah as voters across the state will take part in Tuesday’s primary election.

Dry thunderstorms raise risk of Utah wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:58am

Fire officials say Utah will have a higher risk for wildfires this week as dry thunderstorms are expected to move in.

New law requires more updates on election results

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:23am

Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome.

KSL Investigates luggage theft at Salt Lake International Airport

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:35pm

How many people have their luggage stolen at Salt Lake International Airport? KSL Investigates after a complaint from a traveler.

Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:29pm

Utah's coal country does not believe a unanimous vote by the Oakland City Council prohibiting port access for its coal puts the state's hope for an export terminal in the dust.

Child rescued from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:27pm

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for more than two hours as the temperature climbed.

Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:24pm

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus.

3 children located after Amber Alert; parents cooperating with police

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:22pm

The Kaysville Police Department asked for help Monday to locate three children who were reportedly abducted. They were found a short time after the alert went out.

Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Utah, experts say

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say.

Utah brothers create fashionable Velcro shoes for men

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:02pm

A new men’s shoe line offers style, simplicity and uniqueness, and two Utah brothers are behind it.

Program to fight hunger over summer break doubles in size

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:59pm

Something important is missing from thousands of students' lives once summer break begins in Utah. And it is even more essential to a child's survival and success than reading, writing and math.

Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son in SLC gets 12 prospects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:06pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

Growth pushes Powder Mountain developers to new water system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:41pm

Powder Mountain water users are looking for a new system as future development and the deletion of a spring as a drinking water source has forced changes to water rights in the area.