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Utah team's firearm suppressor works like a 'jet engine in reverse'

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:22pm

A Utah team is challenging the 110-year reign of baffle suppression technology in firearms. A video introducing the new technology quickly gained traction online, garnering more than 1 million views so far.

Utahn races through obstacles on 'American Ninja Warrior' spinoff

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:01pm

A two-time finalist on "American Ninja Warrior" was recently featured in a new spinoff series, "Team Ninja Warrior."

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IRS raids S.L. County properties with possible polygamist ties

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:56pm

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan.

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Friends, family remember sister missionary killed in Pennsylvania

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:47pm

Friends and family of an LDS missionary who was killed in a car accident in Pennsylvania on Tuesday mourn the loss, but they remember her vibrant personality and positive nature.

Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:30pm

A Utah lawmaker is riding an national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons or other feminine hygiene products.

New task force created to round up walkaways from prison halfway houses

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:22pm

As law enforcement officers continued Wednesday to look for a man who allegedly rammed a police patrol car while attempting to avoid arrest, questions were again being raised about a halfway house he walked away from.

Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:31pm

The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion.

Man convicted in 1984 slaying appeals to Utah Supreme Court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:35pm

Lawyers for a man convicted of a cold-case murder through DNA found in blood on a dollar bill said Wednesday that evidence was contaminated and asked the Utah Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.

Bountiful man ordered to stand trial in murder of wife's ex-husband

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 3:02pm

Following detailed testimony of a violent attack on his wife's ex-husband, a Bountiful man was ordered to stand trial for murder Wednesday.

Man angry about missing birth pleads guilty to bomb threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:40pm

A Utah man accused of calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

Beaver Mountain focuses on family, affordable skiing

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:30pm

Tucked away in Logan Canyon, Beaver Mountain Ski Area focuses on traditional skiing and offers affordable winter fun for families in the Cache Valley.

NY artist's work pays tribute to Spiral Jetty artist

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:14pm

A New York artist recently executed a public art intervention at Utah's well-known Spiral Jetty, where her own art pays tribute to the landmark's artist.

Report: Zion National Park has $70M maintenance backlog

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:47am

A report shows that Zion National Park is about $70 million behind on maintenance work, while continuing to see a record number of visitors.

Lawmakers mull electronic drivers' licenses; Trolley Square survivor urges Medicaid reform

KSL.com  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:46am

A state lawmaker is asking legislators to consider using electronic drivers' licenses, a bill to allow tastings at liquor distilleries advances and a Trolley Square massacre survivor urged Medicaid reform.

Cyprus High students create sweethearts dance for peer with cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:03am

After a high school dancer facing childhood cancer learned she couldn't attend her school's sweethearts dance, her peers created one for her.

Recipe: You'lI fall in love with I Heart Strawberry Cake Roll

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:47am

Love is all around with hearts and strawberries and fluffy cream cheese rolled into a light almond cake. I've created a twist on the classic jelly roll that is a Valentine's dessert as sweet as the ones you love.

Lawmakers discuss development of Utah State Prison site

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:40am

Even though the Utah State Prison won't be relocated until after a new facility expected to be completed by mid-2020 is ready, legislation was introduced Tuesday related to developing the current site in Draper.

Salt Lake City airport director keeps her job, Biskupski decides

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:21am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a fourth city department director will be keeping her job: Maureen Riley, executive director of the Department of Airports.

Many questions remain in shooting death of Riverdale mom

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:29pm

A Riverdale man who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend remained free Tuesday as police continued collecting evidence in the case.

With more parents choosing not to vaccinate, Utah on brink of losing 'herd immunity'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:28pm

With more and more parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, Utah's schools are at risk of losing "herd immunity" — the protection a community enjoys when roughly 90 percent of its members are vaccinated against infectious disease.