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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 with bells on his genitals, 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.

Utah lawsuit challenges porn filter fees

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:15pm

A man with a history of filing longshot lawsuits is challenging on religious grounds a Utah law allowing Internet service providers to charge for filtering pornography. And some experts say this latest argument could have merit.

Salt Lake City-County Building to undergo $10M in repairs, seismic upgrades

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:38pm

The Salt Lake City-County Building will undergo repairs and seismic upgrades over the next two-plus years, city officials announced Wednesday.

Missing Harrisville man's body found at Pineview Reservoir, officials say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:31pm

Weber County sheriff's search crews found a body in Pineview Reservoir just off the shoreline Thursday. A medical examiner will try and determine whether it's the body of a Harrisville man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Hate chores? Now there's an app for that

Carlos Baquerizo, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:26pm

A new app created in Salt Lake City is helping users connect with people who can work for them doing odd jobs and chores.

South Jordan man's vehicle transforms from daily driver to race car

Brian Petty, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:44pm

When South Jordan resident Alex Whetman first purchased his 2000 Ford Focus Zx3, he had no idea what the car would eventually become.

Man hikes, skis the highest peak in each county in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:29am

A Utah man recently finishing hiking the 26 different tallest peaks throughout the state.

What are realistic expectations for BYU football in 2016?

Mitch Harper, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:01am

What should the expectations for fans be for BYU football this fall?

Alleged con man gets conned: Hilarious email exchange dupes man trying to rent out property

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:47am

Scammers, be warned: Don’t mess with Brandon Hadley if you don’t want to be the brunt of his joke.