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Police arrest man allegedly threatening to kill girlfriend, children

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 12:01pm

Police arrested a man early Thursday morning after a he threatened to kill his girlfriend and three children living in the home, police said.

Former car burglar, police warn of holiday break-ins

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:52am

Bags full of gifts for loved ones left inside cars make shopping center parking lots fertile ground for break-ins this time of year.

Sinclair puts balloon in Macy's parade for first time since 1976

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 11:59pm

On Thanksgiving Day, an iconic, life-sized dinosaur will soar over Manhattan in celebration of the Utah-based Sinclair Oil's centennial anniversary.

'Keep surviving,' Elizabeth Smart says to families of 3 missing persons

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 11:59pm

Three families searching for loved ones who vanished under very different circumstances met together Wednesday in a plea to the public for help.

Winter weather hits Utah just in time for the holidays

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 11:59pm

With holiday travel part of the plan for so many people, UDOT will use as many as 300 plows Wednesday night across northern Utah and will keep at it as long as the snow keeps coming down into the morning hours.

Fast food farce: When your sandwich doesn't look as advertised

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 10:36pm

When you order fast food, how many times has that burger or burrito actually looked like the advertisement? KSL Investigator Mike Headrick goes on a fast-food run to find out if what you see is what you get and learns the tricks of fast-food styling.

Man steals woman's boarding pass, checks into flight at Salt Lake airport

Ben Lockhart and Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 10:18pm

A man stole a misplaced Southwest Airlines boarding pass, made it through airport security and got as far as the flight check-in gate, where the boarding pass was approved, before airport officials were alerted and confronted him.

Ogden woman sues trooper, alleges he 'violently' yanked her from car

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 9:15pm

An Ogden woman who alleges she was the victim of excessive force by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in Weber County is suing the trooper in federal court, her attorney announced Wednesday.

4 local deals for Small Business Saturday

KSL Deals  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 9:03pm

This Saturday, skip the big business options and look for ways to make your list and check it twice right in your own backyard.

Emery County woman rescued after crashing into Ferron Creek

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:02pm

A woman who crashed into an Emery County creek earlier this month had to be pulled from her partially submerged car in an impromptu rescue operation that wasn't made public until Wednesday.

Shopping season is key to Utah's economic vitality

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:31pm

Thanksgiving is the prelude to the official start of the holiday shopping season, signifying the launch of the most important economic period in Utah and across the country.

Police: Man arrested for stealing thousands of letters, packages

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:29pm

A man was arrested Tuesday for attempting to cash a forged check and police have linked him to hundreds of mail theft incidents, police said.

Extra lane opens on I-15 for Thanksgiving traffic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:28pm

State transportation officials opened an extra lane of travel in each direction on I-15 at Point of the Mountain for Thanksgiving Day travelers.

Judge: GOP, Constitution Party exempt from open primary rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:58pm

A federal judge has ruled two Utah political parties that challenged a new state election law are exempt from a requirement that they allow unaffiliated voters in their primary elections.

DA Office will not press charges against man who left rifle in capitol building

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:25pm

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that it has decided to decline filing charges against the man who spurred a capitol building evacuation after he left a package containing a rifle in the rotunda.

Jeremy Johnson not allowed to represent himself in fraud case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:18pm

Thinking a federal judge would send him to jail for violating a court-imposed gag order, Jeremy Johnson filed motions Wednesday to act as his own attorney and objecting to the anticipated order.

GOP Utah governor candidate to debate Sen. Jim Dabakis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:47pm

A Republican candidate for governor says he's debating a Democratic lawmaker because Gov. Gary Herbert won't debate him this year ahead of the 2016 election.

Utahns create 'invisible,' year-round holiday lights controlled by app

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 3:01pm

Tired of having to rehang Christmas lights each year, two Pleasant Grove men created a set of lights that can be left up year-round and blend in unless they are turned on.

5 gifts you can give from local businesses

KSL Local  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 2:03pm

Shop local on Small Business Saturday for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

Quiz: Thanksgiving leftovers: Eat it or chuck it?

Nadia Kounang, CNN and Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 12:45pm

Here's the eat-it-or-chuck-it guide to your slightly suspect leftovers, based on advice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.