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Bountiful gas leak spurs Main Street closure

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:45pm

A gas leak in Bountiful caused Main Street to close for a short time Monday afternoon, officials said.

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit in doghouse highway death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:31pm

A woman whose husband and 4-year-old daughter were killed when a doghouse fell out of a man's truck and caused a highway pileup has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Utah woman named semifinalist for Extreme Huntress competition

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:00pm

Christy Barney, who works as a full-time hunting consultant for Worldwide Trophy Adventures, has hunted for most of her life.

West Valley man tried to entice a 13-year-old, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 2:33pm

A man who allegedly thought he was meeting up with a 13-year-old child was instead greeted by members of the Internet Crimes Against Children task force.

Smithfield man charged with murdering his father

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:17pm

A Smithfield man accused of inviting his father to his house and then stabbing him multiple times was charged Monday with murder.

Hike of the week: Local turtle-shaped hill offers beautiful views

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:29am

Amidst the 41.7-square miles of Eagle Mountain are seemingly endless miles of beautiful foothills, providing picturesque views of the valley below and the mountains beyond. One of those is Turtle Trail Hill, aptly named by one local man who loved his

Make Your Week: 3 sweet stories to brighten up Monday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:03am

There is no shortage of bad news spreading across the Internet on a daily basis, and we could all use more good news.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Police investigating gunshots in Liberty Park

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:30pm

Police took three men into custody Sunday after gunshots were fired in Liberty Park.

West Valley police investigating Sunday morning stabbing

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:30pm

Police are investigating a Sunday morning stabbing that left a 43-year-old man in critical condition.

National Defense Authorization Act includes provisions on sage grouse

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:25pm

The House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017 on Thursday. The bill includes a provision that prevents the implementation of federal plans on sage grouse management in Utah and other states.

Police: Man arrested in killing of stepson

Ashton Goodell  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:24pm

A 18-month-old toddler died Sunday morning after fighting for his life for two days at Primary Children's Hospital. Unified Police Department reported that the stepfather drowned the young boy.

After more than 6 years, 3 families yearn for justice in day care abuse case

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:00pm

For six years, the case of a Murray day care provider charged with violently abusing three toddlers has languished in court. The families of the three alleged victims say it has been a "living nightmare" to wait for justice.

Utah council wants governor, A.G. probe of monument push

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:32pm

The Constitutional Defense Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Gary Herbert's office, as well as Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, to investigate the support behind the push for a new monument in Utah and provide details on opponents.

New strategies eliminate long waitlist for food truck hopefuls

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:01pm

Dawn Cox was on the verge of quitting when she got the call she'd been waiting for: Inspectors were ready to approve her food truck. That was in February, four months after she first applied for a permit.

Sen. Orrin Hatch headed to Israel to meet with Netanyahu

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:31pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch is traveling to Israel on Monday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the Obama administration proposes the largest military aid package ever to another country.

Gov. Herbert met with lobbyists to ask for fundraising help in primary

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:00pm

Gov. Gary Herbert held a breakfast meeting with lobbyists to seek their help raising money for his primary election race but told them it was "not a quid pro quo situation," his campaign manager, Marty Carpenter, said Thursday.

Photos: High wind event causes damage, outages, closures

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 1st - 6:44pm

A high wind event concentrated in Davis and Weber Counties began Saturday evening and continued into Sunday morning, causing power outages and significant damage in affected areas.

FrontRunner train offers first Sunday service for air show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 5:44pm

After eight years of taking a day off on Sunday, the FrontRunner train will help shuttle commuters to an air show at Hill Air Force Base on both weekend days next month.

Report: Funding gap between district and charter schools narrows, but complete equity unlikely

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:01pm

The gap in per-pupil funding between district schools and charter schools continues to narrow thanks to past efforts and recent legislation, according to a Utah Foundation report released Wednesday.