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Rally planned for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:47am

The mother of an American jailed in Venezuela is planning a rally to support him.

Utah man accused of illegal poaching of Nevada elk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:53am

A Utah man has been arrested on charges accusing him of illegally killing a bull elk in southeast Nevada last summer, removing its head and leaving the rest of the carcass to waste.

Do deceased have privacy rights? Court to decide in slain restauranteur's case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:40am

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband.

New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring process

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:24am

A new rule adopted by the State School Board that would allow schools to hire people with professional expertise but who may not have teaching experience sparked debate among teachers, administrators and education organizations.

Woman's body found in Bear River; police call death 'suspicious'

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:51am

Police have identified a Brigham City woman whose death is being called suspicious after her body was found floating on the Bear River.

2 teens injured, 1 critically, after being hit in Taylorsville intersection

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:14pm

Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, after being struck by a car in a Taylorsville intersection Tuesday night.

911 recordings, homeowner recall devastation of massive Tooele fire

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:09pm

Recently released 911 recordings of calls made on a massive fire that took out 10 homes in Tooele last week paint a better picture of what witnesses experienced as they watched their community go up in flames.

Salt Lake man shoots 8-year-old boy, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:49pm

Police say a Salt Lake man shot an 8-year-old boy and then himself in a murder-suicide Tuesday inside a Capitol Hill apartment.

Police ID pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:32pm

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical condition Tuesday.

Cars vs. bikes: Who's to blame for crashes?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30pm

Every year, there are hundreds of accidents involving cars and bikes. But who's breaking the law: drivers or cyclists? KSL Investigators hit the street to see who's at fault.

Planned Parenthood 'CTR' campaign draws ire

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:06pm

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah's use of a common Mormon motto on a set of condoms has drawn the ire of some who find the design offensive.

Utah attorney feared dead after falling down Norway waterfall

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:32pm

A prominent Utah defense attorney is feared dead after slipping and falling down a waterfall in Norway.

BYU students create a new way to play Pokémon Go

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:14pm

The wildly popular Pokémon Go craze has no doubt swept the globe. Now some Utah children who normally wouldn't have the chance are playing the game a new way, and it's all thanks to some creative college minds.

Warrant: Boyfriend in Santa Clara kidnapping said he'd 'fix' custody battle

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:59pm

A man charged with kidnapping a Santa Clara man who has not been seen in a month, claimed he would "fix" an ongoing child custody battle involving the man, court documents state.

Utah Democrats see opportunity in frustration over Clinton, Trump

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11pm

Utahns at this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia see opportunity in the lack of enthusiasm both Democrats and Republicans in the state feel toward their parties' presidential nominees.

Recent ORV explosion raises questions about vehicle's safety

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:40pm

As the investigation gets started, the Lone Peak fire chief cannot yet confirm that the ORV used by the family injured was a Polaris RZR. But according to a local attorney, it looks like the burned out shells of several other Polaris RZR machines.

Man who killed clerk in argument over cigarettes sent to prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:00pm

Family members of Jamie Blalack described a man that many of them were just getting to know Tuesday as the man who shot and killed him almost two years ago was sentenced to prison.

Bountiful woman dies day after being hit by truck

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:01pm

A woman died Tuesday after being hit by a truck in a Bountiful intersection the day before.

Man shot in crowded Liberty Park during fireworks show

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:35pm

Salt Lake police described it as a "chaotic" scene after a man was shot in a crowded Liberty Park during Monday night's Pioneer Day fireworks show.

Midvale killing may be case of self-defense, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:29pm

Police say a fatal shooting Monday in Midvale may have been a case of self-defense.