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Beyond the curb: Where does Utah’s recycling go?

Mabel Wheeler, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 27th - 12:15pm

How much do you know about recycling beyond the curb? Changes in recycling systems mean you might need to update your recycling practices.

Zion National Park named Utah’s ‘best’ attraction

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:30am

After starting with 64 of Utah’s most popular attractions, a clear winner emerged from our KSL.com poll.

Man found shot to death in Cottonwood Heights parking lot

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:03am

A 20-year-old man was found dead in the passenger seat of a car parked at a Cottonwood Heights credit union early Friday. Police said he was shot and the crime appears to have occurred at another location.

Random robbery serves as warning to stay alert

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:02am

A random robbery outside a restaurant in West Valley City serves as a reminder to the public to be aware of your surroundings instead of caught up in your cell phone, police say.

Man charged with threats of terrorism, robbery in holdup of Riverton bank

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:40am

A Lehi man was charged Thursday in connection with a bank robbery earlier this week that caused the evacuation of about a dozen businesses in Riverton.

Utah inspectors out ensuring you get your money's worth at the pump

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:21am

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump.

Cache Valley man who claimed top secret military access bilked investors, SEC says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:59am

A Cache Valley man claiming to be part of top secret military program allowing him access to warehouses full of Iraqi currency bilked investors of $1.7 million, the Securities and Exchange Commission says.

Officials hope to mitigate traffic issues at Utah's national parks over holiday weekend

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:24pm

Large crowds visiting Utah's national parks have created traffic issues at many of the park's entrances. This year, officials have a plan.

Riverton man cited for exposing himself, police say

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:50pm

A 64-year-old Riverton man was cited Thursday for what police are describing as a “rather unique” way of exposing himself.

Utah school district takes stand against White House bathroom directive

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:39pm

The Box Elder School District is refusing to abide by President Obama's directive that transgendered students be allowed to choose which bathroom they want to use.

100 deadliest days commence with Memorial Day weekend

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:03pm

As Utah enters what statistics say are the 100 deadliest days of the year, experts issue this reminder: The vast majority of fatal car crashes during this window are preventable.

Don't know what's causing your infection? Ask your DNA

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:08pm

Three years in the making, new software from researchers at the University of Utah may be a "game changer" for how doctors diagnose patients in clinic, emergency rooms and in developing countries, according to co-developer Mark Yandell.

2nd-graders honored for saving teacher’s life

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:22pm

Two students were honored at their second-grade program Thursday after they ran to get help for their computer aide who had a stroke at Northlake Elementary School last month.

Skyline senior to be punished for motorcycle prank

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:01pm

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday at Skyline High School. But a 17-year-old senior may not be attending because of an end-of-year prank that now has him facing criminal charges.

Police arrest fugitive who allegedly assaulted 2 officers

Linda Williams, Peter Samore and Shara Park  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:59pm

Police arrested a wanted fugitive Thursday who allegedly assaulted two officers.

‘Rock avalanche’ shaped Zion National Park 4,800 years ago, U. study says

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:58pm

It only took around a minute for a massive landslide to rush Zion Canyon about 4,800 years ago, drastically impacting the shape of the national park as we know it now, according to a new study from the University of Utah.

Felony charges for man accused in vehicle rampage, assault

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:52pm

An apparently disgruntled employee who police say went on a destructive rampage that culminated with assaulting his former boss inside his house has been charged.

Hatch steadfast in holding up Supreme Court confirmation after meeting with Garland

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:35pm

After meeting with President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court choice Thursday, Sen. Orrin Hatch said he still believes the Senate should wait until after the November election to consider a nominee.

41 Secret Service staff disciplined for reviewing private records of Rep. Chaffetz

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:32pm

Forty-one Secret Service employees found to have reviewed private agency records involving a U.S. congressman have been disciplined, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday.