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Former boys home staffer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 5 teens

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 3:01pm

An ex-employee at a Juab County youth treatment center has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing five teenage boys at the facility.

Bones found in Little Cottonwood Canyon identified as missing hiker

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 1:48pm

Bones found last year at a steep, rocky spot near Alta Ski Resort have been positively identified as that of a missing Utah man who was last seen in 2012, police said.

UHP blanketing Utah roads with extra troopers during July 4 weekend

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 1:02pm

A near record number of people are expected to travel this holiday weekend, including an estimated 2.5 million motorists in the Mountain West who are driving 50 miles or more to their destination, according to the American Automobile Association.

BYU alum provides eyeglasses to needy children in Asia

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:14am

Along with his wife and brother, a man who graduated from Brigham Young University is giving the gift of sight to less fortunate children.

Kearns woman recounts bizarre kidnapping incident

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:23am

A Kearns woman says she was held captive for three days in Arizona, beaten, sexually assaulted and tattooed as her captor's property.

Layton woman warns of fireworks danger after nearly losing an eye

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:26am

A Layton woman is warning others about the dangers of fireworks after she nearly lost her eye. Last Pioneer Day, an aerial firework tipped over and a particle flew into her eye. Doctors determined part of the cornea on her left eye was burned off.

Canyons School District settles lawsuit with family of girl molested on bus

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:05am

The Canyons School district has settled a lawsuit with the father of a 5-year-old special needs girl who was sexually abused by her bus driver.

Timpanogos Cave sees increase in visitors this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:48am

Officials say the number of visitors to the Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah County is on the rise this year.

LIVE: Utah primary election results

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:54pm

Election season is in full swing in Utah as voters across the state will take part in Tuesday’s primary election.

Gov. Gary Herbert calls margin of victory over Jonathan Johnson 'stunning'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:16pm

Gov. Gary Herbert won by a commanding margin over his GOP primary challenger, Chairman Jonathan Johnson, in Tuesday's primary election.

Chaffetz defeats challenger Teng; Misty Snow likely to advance  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:14pm

Here is a roundup of a few political races that were held Tuesday.

Man missing under 'very suspicious' circumstances in southern Utah, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:53pm

A man went missing from his Santa Clara home early Monday morning under circumstances that police are calling "very suspicious."

Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:26pm

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee.

Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:24pm

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement.

Suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Suzan Fraser and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:22pm

A suicide attack at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday killed dozens and wounded more than 140 as Turkish officials blamed the carnage at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State group militants.

Largest landslide in the world rocked ancient Utah, researchers say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:32pm

Imagine a landslide involving a sheet of rock about 1 mile thick and larger than the state of Rhode Island traveling across the landscape at speeds up to 200 mph. As mind-boggling as that sounds, scientists now believe it actually happened in Utah.

Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:02pm

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Dry thunderstorms raise risk of Utah wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:47pm

Fire officials say Utah will have a higher risk for wildfires this week as dry thunderstorms are expected to move in.

Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:31pm

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45.

2 airlifted for 'significant' burns, 3 houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:59pm

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Monday morning at Lake Powell.