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Man charged with 3 aggravated murders ordered to stand trial

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:31am

At the close of a four-day preliminary hearing, a 20-year-old man was ordered Thursday to stand trial for triple aggravated murder.

Sodalicious files counterclaim in 'dirty' soda feud with Swig

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:14am

Sodalicious has filed a counterclaim against Swig in the ongoing legal battle between the two soda shops, contending Swig's initial lawsuit was filed in "bad faith" and demanding that its trademark of the term "dirty" be canceled.

Are wolves a 'Miracle' in Yellowstone? Science seeks answers

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:58pm

Are wolves responsible for a "miracle" that "changed the rivers" of Yellowstone? That provocative claim in a widely seen 2014 YouTube video has ignited excitement about the impact of wolves on their environment. But what does the science say?

Climate change taking toll on the American pika in the West

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:28pm

Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Deputies affix Thin Blue Line flag atop of Box Elder County peak

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51pm

Four Box Elder County sheriff's deputies made their way to the top of a mountainous peak Thursday to hoist an American flag a little higher — and to stake their own Thin Blue Line flag in a gesture of gratitude.

Roy woman struggling to prove she’s alive after government declares her dead

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:34pm

Barbara Murphy isn't dead. But the federal government thinks she has been deceased for two years.

West Jordan councilman pleads not guilty to leaving scene of accident

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:03pm

A West Jordan councilman accused of leaving the scene of a crash during an alleged drunken episode pleaded not guilty Thursday.

Armed Forces insignias against dress code in Jordan School District?

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:10pm

Some parents in the Jordan School District are upset over the school dress code their kids brought home. It said students can not wear clothing with military insignia. The district says that is not its policy.

Family who nearly lost cabins in fire snaps 'angelic' photo

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:58pm

Jeanette Empey has titled the photo “The Fireman’s Guardian.” If you take a close look, you’ll see why.

Man arrested for allegedly filming young girls in Harrisville thrift store

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 5:15pm

Harrisville police arrested a man last week for allegedly filming young girls inside a Deseret Industries store.

Reward offered in devastating Tooele fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:44pm

Tooele officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for an arson fire in July that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more.

Evan McMullin campaign hitting, missing presidential ballot deadlines

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 4:15pm

Utah native and anti-Trump presidential candidate Evan McMullin continues to hit and miss deadlines as his campaign furiously tries to get on election ballots across the country.

6 essential tips for online car shoppers

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:30pm

Online car shopping has made the process of purchasing a vehicle exponentially easier. Although this convenience is fantastic, it’s still important to follow guidelines from traditional car buying. Here are 6 essential tips for online car shopping.

Police want to examine phone of man shot, killed by officers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:02pm

Clearfield police want to examine the cellphone of a man shot and killed by officers on a rooftop earlier this month.

Nickelodeon series filming episode in Eagle Mountain

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 2:12pm

One episode of an upcoming Nickelodeon television show is being filmed in Eagle Mountain Thursday through Saturday.

Officials identify mom who drowned while rescuing son

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:16pm

Even though she had been underwater for several minutes and had either lost consciousness or was about to, a Colorado mother hung on to her 2-year-old and held his head above water until he could be rescued.

Researchers get $1 million to study Utah Lake algae blooms

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:00pm

The Water Quality Board awarded $1 million in a hardship grant to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality to continue its nutrient pollution probe of Utah Lake. This summer's pervasive algal bloom has created widespread public health worries.

Video: National Park Service celebrates 100th anniversary

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:35am

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and they are inviting you to come join the party.

Missing 92-year-old with dementia found safe

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:16am

A 92-year-old woman who went missing earlier this week was found safe Wednesday evening, officials said.

Don't like Trump or Clinton? Utah has 12 other options

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:02am

Utah voters who dislike Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: Don't despair.