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Search and rescue looking for pilot after apparent plane crash in Tooele County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:28pm

A search and rescue effort is underway, as an airplane is presumed to have crashed in Tooele County, authorities confirmed Tuesday night.

Mother of emaciated boy was overwhelmed, in crisis, attorney says

McKenzie Romero and Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:02pm

The attorney for a woman accused of locking her son in a bathroom as he wasted down to only 30 pounds says the mother's story is not what it appears, and he believes the boy's father was likely aware of what was happening.

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Woman seriously injured following shooting; 1 taken into custody

Ben Lockhart and Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:50pm

A woman was hospitalized in serious condition and one man was taken into custody following a shooting Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Business leaders: Inland port could make Utah a freight hub

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:30pm

Almost 150 years after the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in northern Utah, some of the state's top business leaders said Tuesday that building another major junction here — an inland port — could provide a major boost to the local ec

Dept. of environmental quality releases new set of recess guidelines for bad air days

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:48pm

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has released updated recess guidance for bad air days. The new recommendations have been sent to all the elementary schools in the state.

Clean air advocates detail 19-point plan to attack Utah's pollution problem

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:43pm

Clean air advocacy groups unveiled a 19-point plan to tackle one of the state's most pressing problems: air pollution. The plan includes proposals for mandating statewide emissions testing, more transit funding and tighter industry regulations.

Teen charged in girl's murder to remain in custody while competency is restored

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:42pm

A teenage boy accused of murdering and raping his 12-year-old neighbor in 2015 will remain in juvenile detention as efforts are made to prepare him to face the charges in court, according to a hearing Tuesday.

95-year-old man killed in auto-pedestrian accident identified

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:37pm

An elderly man who was critically injured in an auto-pedestrian accident Monday evening has since died from his injuries, police said.

Utah AG Sean Reyes could lead FTC, report says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:28pm

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is apparently under consideration to head the Federal Trade Commission.

User submitted: Fog, ice and winter skies

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 3:30pm

Utahns embraced the long weekend by heading out to the slopes, enjoying the view and submitting photos for our gallery.

3 family films coming out of 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 2:01pm

Sundance may not generally be known for its family friendly entertainment, but here are three movies from Sundance 2017 critics say you should seek out for family movie night.

Utah man wounded by Nevada police had crude bomb in vehicle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 12:40pm

Authorities allege that a Utah man who was wounded after a police chase and shootout in November near the Nevada-Utah state line also had a homemade bomb in his vehicle.

Catch unlimited fish, win prizes at annual Burbot Bash

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 11:52am

The annual fishing tournament known for helping get rid of invasive burbot in Flaming Gorge Reservoir will begin Friday, and officials are hoping anglers will come take advantage of the unlimited fishing and chance to win cash.

Lehi teen builds shed to share the bounty at community garden

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 10:55am

"I think it will help bring people together more," TJ Eggett said. "Just in the sense it kind of puts a little more interaction between people."

Billboards pay tribute to slain officer on anniversary of his death

Nicole Vowell and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 8:37am

Unified Police Officer Doug Barney was shot and killed in the line of duty exactly one year ago. Now, 35 billboards across the state carry his picture to show he may be gone but certainly not forgotten.

Romney to join celebration of 2002 Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 8:14am

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be among those next month marking 15 years since Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics.

12K pages of design may propel a nuclear energy future for Utah consumers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:12am

A Utah energy cooperative is pursuing nuclear power as part of a portfolio of options for its customers, which include 44 members in Utah and seven other Western states. A design application was recently submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Water used to dislodge boulders at Zion National Park

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:51am

Following two major rocks slides Friday that closed access to trails and a main access road, managers at Zion National Park used water hoses to fall two very large rocks that were deemed unstable and posed a potential danger to visitors.

Utahns find relief from the smog a few thousand feet up

Jed Boal and Sean Moody  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 11:15pm

Smog intensifies on the Wasatch Front and a cloud of pollution has developed since the storm last week, but some are finding relief a few thousand feet up.

Millcreek mother loses daughter to powerful opioid police call a 'killer counterfeit'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 11:02pm

A Utah mother mourns the death of her 22-year-old daughter to a drug overdose. And she's not alone. Overdose deaths from the opioid painkiller fentanyl have skyrocketed. But how will we turn the tide?