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Utahn's Kevlar playing cards stop bullets in test

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 3:00pm

A Utah father put his latest creation, playing cards made out of Kevlar, to the test in target practice.

11 Utahns who found fame on reality TV (and where they are now)

Utah.com  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 2:00pm

There are many Utahns who have been successful on reality television. KSL has teamed up with utah.com to bring you eleven of those stars and fill you in on where they are now.

Utah lawmaker: Military pensions should be tax-exempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:51pm

Utah is one of 16 states that don't offer income tax exemptions for retired military members, but one state lawmaker is working to change that.

Police seek to ID men who stole AC units from bank

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:45pm

Police asked for help Wednesday to identify two men who were caught on camera loading outdoor air conditioning units from a bank into a trailer.

2 Magna deaths are connected, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:23pm

Unified police detectives now believe the deaths of two Magna residents whose bodies were found within two days of each other are connected.

Poll: 40% of Utahns predict Utah will have best college football season

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 12:16pm

Good news for University of Utah fans: A new poll reveals Utahns pick the Utes to have the best college football season in the state.

Otter Creek State Park offers year-round fishing, ATV riding

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:59am

Otter Creek State Park offers excellent fishing, camping and is a great access point to thousands of miles of ATV trails.

Utah Inventions: Fry sauce, a beloved local condiment

Ryan D. Curtis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:45am

There are a number of things people associate with the state of Utah, among them fry sauce. Who do we have to thank for this topping that has become so ubiquitous in Utah culture? Local entrepreneur Don Carlos Edwards.

Wills of millions of Americans now available online

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:16am

Ancestry.com is making available online for the first time tens of millions of wills and probate records from ordinary Americans to the nation's most famous citizens.

Woman to be sentenced in alleged texting-while-driving death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:37am

A 52-year-old St. George woman accused of causing a fatal accident by texting and driving is set to be sentenced Wednesday.

Lehi High School softball coach recovering from lightning strike

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:58pm

Coach Carla Grow was critically injured in a lightning strike Sunday. Members of the Lehi High School team are now hoping to raise money to help with medical expenses.

EPA knew about spill potential at Colorado mine for year, Bishop, Chaffetz say

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:43pm

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic spill.

Copper thieves cause Salvation Army to lose freezer, $18K worth of food

Natalie Crofts and Mary Richards  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:42pm

Copper thieves are being blamed for the recent loss of a freezer that contained thousands of dollars worth of food at the Salvation Army in Ogden.

Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:41pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Victims killed in school bus, truck accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:36pm

Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon when truck and a school bus collided, officials said.

Wind-fueled wildfire causes evacuation in Cottonwood Heights

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:36pm

About 30 homes were evacuated and an additional 30 threatened by the wind-fueled Quail Hollow Fire near Wasatch Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights.

Canyonlands recognized internationally for stunning starscapes

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:22pm

Canyonlands National Park recently received the rare award of having one of the darkest skies in America.

Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:52pm

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city.

5 ways to prepare for an emergency

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:14pm

After another summer of wildfires and floods, September marks the annual National Preparedness Month.

Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:07pm

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday morning on the anniversary of his father's death.