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Police: Teen driver hits fire hydrant, causes flooding

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:23pm

A Taylorsville street and home were flooded after a teenage driver crashed into a fire hydrant, causing the water main to break Friday, police said.

Sheriff's office seeks missing 89-year-old hunter with dementia

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:22pm

Officials are asking for the public's help in locating an 89-year-old man who went missing while elk hunting Thursday.

Rep. Miller pleads guilty to communications fraud charge

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:21pm

Rep. Justin Miller, D-Salt Lake City, the former campaign manager of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams accused of embezzling funds from the mayor's campaign, pleaded guilty Friday to communications fraud and resigned from the Legislature.

Park to begin charging for access to Provo River near Deer Creek Dam

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 4:39pm

A new fee will be applied to access the Provo River in the 2-3 acre area near Deer Creek Dam that is managed by Deer Creek State Park.

Utah men pose at IKEA for hilarious Tinder pictures

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 4:01pm

Saturday, a group of friends decided to use a trip to IKEA as the perfect photo opportunity for their Tinder accounts, and now they're winning the Internet.

LDS Church announces new presiding bishop

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 3:02pm

Bishop Gérald Caussé will serve as the new presiding bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

5 arrested in alleged California-to-Utah marijuana ring

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:32pm

Federal agents believe they have broken a drug trafficking ring that brought large amounts of marijuana from California to Utah the past five years.

4 secrets insurance companies don't tell you

Robert J. Debry  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:17pm

A small fender bender. That's all it was. However, it carried with it lasting consequences. You are now experiencing back pain on a daily basis and have had to take a significant amount of a time off of work due to doctor's appointments.

Residents petition Orem after rezoning for 140-foot building

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:32pm

A high rise building planned for land in north Orem and approved by the city council has drawn some controversy and residents are petitioning for the matter to go to a vote.

Charges filed in case of Hondas stolen from TRAX stations

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:10pm

A couple accused of stealing at least seven cars — all Hondas — mainly from TRAX station parking lots, now faces criminal charges.

Test your knowledge of Utah's landmarks

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:33am

Like our readers, we love Utah, from the sweeping vistas and the charms of the tiny towns. We created a quiz of photos taken throughout Utah of some of these places. Test your knowledge of Utah's places by taking our quiz below.

Back pain: Is artificial disc replacement right for you?

Jordan Valley Medical Center  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:03am

How to know if your back issues mean something more serious.

UTA expands service for 'College GameDay'

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:52am

With thousands and thousands of fans expected to converge on the University of Utah campus for the football game versus the Cal Golden Bears this weekend, the Utah Transit Authority is launching an expanded service initiative to accommodate them all.

Charges: 'You're done,' man told ex-girlfriend during assault

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:40am

A Layton man who allegedly tried to duct tape and sexually assault his ex-girlfriend last week told her "you're done" when he began to attack her, according to charges filed Thursday.

Pres. Nelson honored for pioneering open heart surgery

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:39am

President Russell M. Nelson was honored Thursday for being a pioneer in the development of open heart surgery.

Defining, preventing bullying in Utah schools

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:05pm

KSL helps tackle the tough question of what is bullying versus teasing and explains programs are available in Utah schools to help.

Utah tourism elevates to even greater success

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:43pm

Over the last 10 years the state has witnessed 44 percent growth in tourism, compared with mid-30 percnet for neighboring states, and the future is just as bright according to state director of tourism.

North Salt Lake responds to landslide with stricter building ordinance proposal

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:41pm

North Salt Lake City leaders are considering an ordinance that would cost developers more time and money while taking more careful measures before building in the foothills.

'Buddy Benches' encourage elementary school students to make friends

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:39pm

When one Springville girl learned of the loneliness her brother was feeling each day on the playground, she made a plan to help him and other children in similar situations.

RSL unveils massive new solar project

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:10pm

The owner of Real Salt Lake Thursday unveiled the state's largest privately-owned solar array at Rio Tinto Stadium. The 2,020-kilowatt solar panel system is expected to offset 73 percent of the organization's total annual stadium power needs.