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Escape from madness: Walking away from a cult of killers

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:47pm

The daughter of a cult leader whose orders led to about three dozen murders in the 1970s and 1980s has emerged from the shadows to tell her story. The killings — including at least three in Utah — were the backdrop to Anna LeBaron's early life

Review: 6 outdoor products for weekend getaways

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:20pm

Some of the greatest adventures in life are of the weekend variety — destinations within a gas tank from home. This review looks at a handful of products that are great for mini getaways (as well as longer trips, if you decide to stay).

London attack: Muslim group raises $25,000 for victims in 48 hours

James Griffiths, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:56am

A crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in London has met its goal twice-over in under two days.

Police: Northbound I-15 reopens after medical incident

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:45am

A police pursuit of a driver on I-15 turned into a medical episode incident that briefly closed the freeway at Beck Street Friday morning, police said.

Poll: Which is Utah’s best small city, Elite 8 round?

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:59am

The “Best Small City” tournament is now down to the final eight cities, with the end in sight.

Large aquarium fish found at Cedar City pond; ditching fish creates problems

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:10am

Wildlife officials in Cedar City received a surprise when someone brought in a large fish they found along the shore of a city fishing pond. Soon identified as a pacu, a popular aquarium fish, officials took to social media to warn people against ditching their fish in outdoor ponds and rivers.

Local businesses learn how to counter cybercrime

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:32am

While cybercrimes are on the rise, attendees of Thursday's 2017 Cybersecurity Conference learned some simple strategies to avoid falling prey to digital crooks.

Toddlers get up and go in their own set of wheels

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:14am

Therapists and assistive technology specialists with the Utah Department of Workforce Services' Division of Rehabilitation Services' Go Baby Go program are helping kids develop a sense of independent mobility.

Herriman family wakes up to find stranger in kitchen

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:23pm

Some scary moments for a Herriman family who woke up in the middle of the night to a stranger in their kitchen. The whole thing was caught on camera.

West Bountiful man killed, wife injured in London attack

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:46pm

Community members are remembering a West Bountiful man who was killed during a terror attack in London Wednesday as a very kind neighbor who was involved in the local music scene.

Road to Understanding: Good relationship with federal land administrators is critical for Emery County success

Devon Dewey  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:44pm

Eight percent. That’s all the private land for the entire 3 million acres of Emery County. The federal government manages 80 percent and the state manages 12 percent, leaving just 8 percent for private use.

Family dog dies in Bluffdale house fire

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:40pm

A fire has forced a Bluffdale family from their home and left their pet dog dead.

Man charged with capital murder, 3 others with murder in Provo shooting

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:24pm

An Orem man faces a capital aggravated murder charge and three alleged accomplices are charged with murder in connection with a home invasion in Provo earlier this month.

Arrest of Romanian teens highlight bigger skimming problem, UHP says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:20pm

The recent arrests and convictions of two Romanian teenagers in Utah highlight a much bigger card skimming trend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Committee faces 'gut-wrenching' task to help choose county homeless site

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:35pm

With less than a week before a site recommendation for a new homeless resource center is due to the state, Salt Lake County's site evaluation committee faces a "daunting" task to help Mayor Ben McAdams make a recommendation.

Provo mom gets probation, ankle monitor for death of baby in DUI crash

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:02pm

A Provo woman will serve 36 months probation on a GPS monitor for the death of her baby, who died after the woman was involved in a DUI crash with the child unbuckled on her lap.

Governor signs concealed carry bill for young adults

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:50pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill passed in the last legislative session that allows young adults to carry a concealed firearm. The measure was touted as a self-defense tool for young college women.

Granite High alumni group files for historic status of buildings, but it’s likely too late

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:32pm

A Granite High alumni group filed for historical status for the school that closed in 2009. However, it's likely the former high school will be torn down in the next few months.

'I didn't even have time to think,' says UHP trooper hit during traffic stop

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:28pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper hit during a traffic stop earlier this month spoke for the first time Thursday about the crash, sharing details of his injuries, his love for the job and his hopes to keep Utah roads safe.

Park City man gets healthy with Intermountain's LiVe Well program

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:19pm

A 56-year-old man on the road to becoming a type 2 diabetic reversed his path with a Healthy Lifestyle evaluation at the Park City Intermountain LiVe Well Center.