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90-year-old woman killed, stepson injured in car accident

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:33am

A 90-year-old woman was killed late Monday night after she and her stepson were involved in a car accident, police said.

Utah may face lawsuit over 'inadequate' school funding

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:24am

Leaders of the Alliance for a Better Utah announced Monday they intend to file a lawsuit against the state to force the Utah Legislature to increase funding for public schools.

Grandma gets probation after meth pipe found in backpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:05am

A Utah grandmother who pleaded guilty to child endangerment and drug charges after a teacher found a meth pipe in her 8-year-old granddaughter's backpack has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Dispatchers say bystanders lifted vehicle off crash victim in Kearns

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:54pm

Bystanders helped lift a vehicle off of a victim Monday night after he crashed into a cement barrier, dispatchers said.

Be wary of popular online retailers from China, BBB warns

Tania Mashburn and Mike Headrick  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:54pm

You've likely seen the ads on Facebook offering stylish clothing at rock-bottom prices. But you might get a lot more, or a lot less, than you bargained for. KSL Investigators put nine retail sites to the test to see if they fit the bill.

Police: Man claims self-defense in fatal shooting of girlfriend

McKenzie Romero and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:43pm

Police in Riverdale are investigating the death of a woman whose boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman who had been armed with a knife.

Ugly end for beauty school; dozens of campuses close

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:33pm

A Beverly Hills-based beauty school says it's closing all 56 of its campuses in five states after losing federal funding over allegations of misconduct.

Deer attacks man in Draper backyard, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:32pm

A mule deer attacked a Draper man in his backyard Monday, causing "significant wounds," to the man, as well as injuries to the family dog.

Two rescued after falling through ice at Liberty Park

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:21pm

Firefighters rescued a woman and teenage girl early Monday evening after they fell through the ice on a partially frozen pond in Liberty Park, the Salt Lake City Fire Department said.

SLC police: Woman raped in downtown parking garage

McKenzie Romero and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:19pm

A woman was raped in a Salt Lake parking garage Wednesday night as she walked alone to her car, police said.

Lawmaker proposes donating unused medications to needy

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:01pm

A bill proposed by Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, proposes saving unused prescription drugs and donating them to the needy.

Trivago recognizes St. George inn as bucket list item

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:31pm

A local and unique inn was recently recognized by Trivago as being one of 18 spectacular hotels one needs to put on their bucket list.

LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says

Lisa Riley Roche and Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:08pm

The president of the Utah state Senate says a bill allowing the medical use of edible pot products may not be dead on arrival just because the LDS church opposes it.

Logan family among 10 finalists in national video competition

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:01pm

Four Utahns have created videos about saving money for retirement that have since secured top 10 spots in a national competition.

U of U class teaches the linguistics of foul language

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:29pm

You're not supposed to say the words, but at the University of Utah Linguistics Department, you can study them.

Trial opens for Utah businessman at center of scandal

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:07pm

Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online marketing enterprise.

Orem mom left 2 small kids alone while going out drinking, charges state

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:36pm

An Orem woman has been charged with abandoning two small children while she went out drinking.

Ex-social worker expected to plead guilty to sex charges

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:35pm

The jury trial for a former social worker has been canceled as the man prepares to plead guilty to allegations he had sex with a 16-year-old client, according to his attorney.

Weber State gets $5M donation for building renovation, asking $30M from Legislature

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:32pm

Weber State University is getting closer to renovating its Social Science Building thanks to a $5 million private donation, university leaders announced Monday.

Ogden artist's bold paintings inspire hope

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:05pm

Kelie Babcock's colorful, modern paintings look as optimistic as the person behind them. Using bright color and heavy, meaningful brushstrokes, she tells a story of hope.