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Popular Tibble Fork sledding area closed due to construction project

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:14pm

Anyone who frequents the Tibble Fork Reservoir for tubing and sledding during the winter months will be out of luck this year, as the area is closed due to a major construction project.

Draper man accused of Ponzi scheme faces criminal charges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:49am

A federal grand jury has indicted a Draper man on felony fraud charges in connection with an alleged $3 million investment fraud scheme through his company Blackbird Capital Partners.

PRCA, Days of '47 team up to host 'Olympic-style' rodeo

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:34am

An "Olympic-style rodeo," flush with $2 million in cash and prizes, will be the first major event at the 10,000-seat stadium still under construction at the Utah State Fairpark, organizers announced this week.

Utah sheriff lost part of hand in Idaho hunting accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:17am

Police documents say a northern Utah sheriff lost part of his left hand, including at least three fingers, in an Idaho hunting accident.

Man stabbed himself with screwdriver in Hobble Creek Canyon, police say

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:06am

Police are now saying they believe a man discovered with a screwdriver sticking out of his back may have self-inflicted the wounds.

Census: Economic data paints 2 different portraits of Utah

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:19am

“I think most people feel like we’re on our own in this area,” said Barbara Quick, a real estate agent in Price. “We’ve always supported ourselves and we’ve had our ups and downs. ... But we don't have a lot of support."

Residents pack Draper City Hall to 'Save the Hollows,' council delays vote

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:28am

A hailstorm of accusations of betraying public trust and dishonoring commitments to preserve Draper's unique wilderness was unleashed at an overflowing City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Orem chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patients

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:00am

An Orem chiropractor has been accused of sexually assaulting two women who visited him for evaluations.

Charges: West Valley mom sold drugs with her children present

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:19am

A West Valley woman was driving a car with about $10,000 worth of drugs and three unbuckled young children inside when she led officers on a pursuit last week, according to criminal charges filed Wednesday.

Charges: Man drove 12-year-old girl from West Valley school to Provo hotel for sex

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:42am

A Payson man set up a meeting with a 12-year-old girl over social media, then picked her up at a West Valley school and drove her to a Provo hotel to have sex with her, charges filed Wednesday allege.

KSL.com Pop Talk podcast debuts: Trump Time's 'Person of the Year'; holiday movies and music

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:33am

We at KSL.com are honored to present you a new weekly podcast dedicated to all things pop culture. In the pilot episode, the hosts talk about Time's 2016 Person of the Year. Most humorously, the guys talk about their favorite Holiday traditions, including which is the most underrated holiday movie of all time.

3 Utahns charged with fraud in alleged coffee and doughnut scheme

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:24am

Three men have been charged with ripping off a historic doughnut company in Utah after prosecutors say they billed the owner for nearly $1 million in coffee, doughnut glaze and other items that they never delivered.

'Plan ahead': Downtown will be packed with people Thursday night

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:01am

Downtown Salt Lake City will be the center of attention Thursday night thanks to a handful of major Christmas productions and events, plus a Utah Jazz home game against the Golden State Warriors, who bring with them the best record in the NBA.

SWAT team arrests Murray man wanted in drive-by shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:31pm

A SWAT team used armored vehicles to take an 18-year-old shooting suspect into custody early Wednesday in Millcreek.

Once a show cat reject, local feline enjoys online limelight

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:08pm

"Pompous Albert" has been an internet sensation for about the past three years, as people enjoyed his constant devilish-looking resting face and his careless curly fur. He's also quite the personality.

Federal land agency shoulders heavy criticism from all sides

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:53pm

The Bureau of Land Management is under fire from many Western states and county governments over a new rule on land-use planning. At the same time, critics are panning the agency for issuing oil and gas leases instead of "keeping it in the ground."

Cottonwood Heights man pleads not guilty to making pills

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:58pm

A Cottonwood Heights man accused of making tens of thousands of painkillers and anti-anxiety pills in his home pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court.

Wednesday's Child - Angel

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:30pm

Angel is a 15-year-old boy who loves golf. He has lived in the foster care system for years and is hoping to be adopted.

Orem woman achieves great accomplishments with violin

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:04pm

Orem native Aubree Oliverson, 18, is an extremely accomplished violinist.

Payson woman sent to prison for killing 8-year-old on skateboard

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 6:31pm

A Payson woman who ran over and killed an 8-year-old boy on his skateboard was sentenced to prison Wednesday.