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Utah man dies in New Mexico plane crash

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:36pm

A Layton man died Wednesday morning in a plane crash that killed two, officials said.

IRS to Sen. Mike Lee: We won't target churches over gay marriage

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:31pm

The IRS promised not to strip religious institutions of their tax-exempt status based on their belief in traditional marriage under questioning from Sen. Mike Lee in a Senate committee hearing.

3 most common questions on solar tax credits in Utah

KSL Local  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:00pm

Answering three of the most common questions about solar tax credits

Orem blogger creates Harry Potter-themed event for local charity

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 1:38pm

After watching an Imagine Dragons' music video and learning about a local charity, an Orem woman felt inspired to help and is putting on a Harry Potter-themed event to raise money for the foundation.

Personal experiences inspire team to create simple online immigration application

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:50pm

A local man's frustration with his new bride's complicated U.S. immigration paperwork led him to create a new online platform designed to help others in similar situations.

Provo band National Parks releasing new album Aug. 4

Brock Allen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:45pm

Provo band The National Parks is looking to change its rootsy folk sound to a more indie pop one on its new album, "Until I Live," set to release on Aug. 4.

Police fatally shoot Logan man during standoff

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:13pm

Police say a suicidal man who fired at officers was shot and killed by Logan police Wednesday night.

Climbing expert shares 10 tips for safe climbing

Spencer Ricks, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 11:29am

Rock climbing has been gaining popularity over the last several years, but many climbers make mistakes that can mean the difference between life and death, climbing experts say. What can you do to stay safe while climbing?

14-year-old rams police car, flees, officers say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:33am

A 16-year-old was arrested and police were looking for a 14-year-old driver and one other person who apparently rammed a West Valley police officer's patrol car early Thursday.

Return of 'Superman' has BYU receivers energized, confident

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:18am

When the BYU football team visits Nebraska on Sept. 5 to open the 2015 season, the Cougars will do so under the four-year leadership of quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Jamaal Williams. It's a stark contrast to last year.

2-year-old Idaho boy run over by riding lawn mower

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:00am

A 2-year-old boy is recovering at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center after he was run over by a riding lawn mower last Thursday.

Chip technology makes your charge card more secure

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:25am

Across the country, financial institutions are introducing the EMV chip card that will be widely used by the end of 2015. The new credit card improves fraud protection for consumers and changes the way they make payments.

Former J.C. Penney employee sent home for wearing shorts purchased in career section

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:03am

A former J.C. Penney employee ignited a social media firestorm when she tweeted out a picture of the outfit that got her sent home from work. The clincher: She purchased the clothing in the "career" section of her workplace.

Police: Man attempted to grope Target employee

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:47am

Police are attempting to identify and locate a man they say attempted to grope a female employee at the Target on 1110 S. 300 West Tuesday.

Judge's friendship did not influence ATV ride case, prosecutor says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:34am

Government attorneys have rebutted claims that a federal judge's friendship with an environmental group's lawyer prevented him from being impartial in the trial of San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman.

Infographic shows progress of LDS temples being constructed

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:20am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is currently constructing 12 temples around the world, and a recently updated infographic shows the progress of the magnificent buildings.

Utahns willing to water less to get crops, not homes on prime farmland

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:31am

A new poll shows that Utah residents resoundingly place high value on locally produced crops and other food, with a significant majority who indicate they'd water their lawns less, or favor new water projects rather than taking water from farmland.

Man who tried to disarm officer gets prison time

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:47am

An Oregon man who tried to disarm a Utah police officer inside a Uintah County hospital, causing the officer's gun to discharge inside an exam room, has been ordered to serve up to 20 years in prison.

Police: SLC golf course vandalized by riders, horses

Haley Smith and Mary Richards  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:59pm

A local golf course was again vandalized by horses Tuesday night and police are asking for the public's help to find the riders.

Fleeing fugitive hits officer, police say

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:50pm

A Unified Police officer was injured Wednesday night when a fleeing vehicle hit him on state Route 201 near Bangerter Highway. The injured officer was apparently attempting to stop the vehicle with tire spikes when he was hit.