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Looking back at the history of Vivint Arena in celebration of its 25th birthday

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:32pm

The Vivint Arena has been home to many memorable moments since it opened and Tuesday will mark 25 years since its official completion.

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Heber City jury convicts man of murdering teen in 1995

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:29pm

A jury on Thursday found a man once imprisoned for murder guilty of a cold case killing committed after he was released on parole.

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Power company offers rare $50K reward for information on vandalism

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:28pm

Garkane Energy is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot one of its substations Sunday, knocking out power to nearly all of Kane and Garfield counties.

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Man killed in Millcreek auto-pedestrian crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:17pm

A 54-year-old man was hit and killed Wednesday night in Millcreek.

Utah lawmakers to again consider 'constitutional carry' gun bill

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:05pm

A state lawmaker wants to allow people to pack a concealed gun without a permit in Utah, a controversial proposal that has failed to become law the past few years.

West Jordan officer hit while responding to separate hit-and-run crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 6:05pm

A West Jordan police officer conducting traffic control on a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian crash was hit himself early Thursday.

Police want public's help locating diabetic 13-year-old girl

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:38pm

Police are seeking the public's help locating a 13-year-old girl missing since noon Thursday.

Report: 1/3 of impoverished Utahns spend 1/2 of their income on housing

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:21pm

One-third of Utahns experiencing intergenerational poverty are spending half of their household incomes on housing, yet another indication of the affordable housing pinch affecting the Beehive State.

Millard County man shot by officers files lawsuit against sheriff's office

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:16pm

An Oak City man claims in a federal lawsuit that the Millard County Sheriff's Office and Utah Adult Probation and Parole used excessive force and violated his civil rights in a July 2014 incident.

Utah group raising money to buy 5 acres in Emigration Canyon 'for the birds'

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 4:14pm

A Utah group is hoping to raise money to preserve 5 acres of land in Emigration Canyon as a bird and wildlife habitat, but it has to raise $700,000 by Nov. 7.

State school board candidate debates and interviews

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:12pm

There are eight Utah State Board of Education seats up for election this year. Of those, seven are in a primary. The Utah Association of Public Charter Schools has organized debates for every district facing a primary.

Alpine company raises over $682K for 'world's 1st no-pressure' pillow

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:01pm

While everyone hopes for a good night’s rest, it’s not always easy to get. One Alpine-based company, however, is seeking to provide their customers with just that.

Signs replacing Negro Bill geographic markers stolen overnight

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:32pm

Two signs denoting the Grandstaff trailhead outside of Moab were stolen overnight, the Bureau of Land Management confirmed. The signs recently replaced the controversial "Negro Bill" signs for the popular trail.

Top US officials working to release Utah man from Venezuelan prison

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:23pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro earlier this week regarding the imprisonment of Josh Holt, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said.

Have You Seen This? Jumping on a trampoline with tons of glitter

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:54pm

Depending on how you feel about glitter, you will either love or hate this video.

Review: 6 outdoor products for family vacations

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:29am

The weather may be cooling, but there are still lots of great opportunities for outdoor adventures for families. Here are a handful of products that may be worth considering for your next outing.

Parents, school board clash after son's suicide

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:32am

In Cedar City, emotions flared at a school board meeting over the topic of bullying and suicide. This comes as the community mourns the death of a 16-year-old boy who recently took his own life.

Mascots rally to surprise local Wal-Mart greeter, painter with new bike after accident

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:10am

A group of family, friends, co-workers and even local mascots rallied to surprise a Wal-Mart greeter, who went viral because of his act of kindness earlier this year, with a new bicycle after he destroyed his bike in a crash last week.

Complaint calls S.L. County recorder 'a target for exploitation' by his staff

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:56am

A man who considers himself a longtime friend of Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott submitted a formal complaint with the Utah Attorney General's Office on Wednesday, calling for an investigation into Ott's well-being.

Utah's poor student-to-nurse ratio puts pressure on volunteers, parents

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:49am

Each Utah school nurse serves about 4,300 students on average, according to a recent report from the Utah Department of Health — among the worst student-to-nurse ratios in the nation.