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Radio collars to GPS: Wildlife officials hope tech will give them an edge as Black Bear numbers rise

By BriannaBodilyKSL at 07/20/2017 11:12 pm         
Deep in the mountains in Spanish Fork Canyon, a group of biologists trudged through snow, mud and thick brush. Several in the group were out of breath and grasping branches for support, as they climbed up and down the slick slopes around the draw, trying to find the winter den of a local bear.

Former BYU Cougar survives wasp swarm in Hawaii

By DaveCawley at 07/20/2017 6:47 pm         
A Utah family vacationing in Kauai ended up the subject of prayers, after a kayak outing ended at the hospital. Wasps swarmed Jake Shoff, causing a severe allergic reaction. His wife Emily said two "Earthly angels" saved his life. Photo credit: Emily Shoff

UDOT worker injured after semi crash on I-80

By PaulNelson at 07/20/2017 6:28 pm         
The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating after a semi drifted into a UDOT vehicle, which hit an employee doing bridge inspection.

Bountiful doctor arrested after allegations of child porn

By PaulNelson at 07/20/2017 6:21 pm         
A popular doctor has been suspended from his job at Lakeview Hospital and booked on seven counts of possible sexual exploitation of a minor. (Photo Credit: Davis County Jail)

Planning for a population boom at the "Point" in 2050

By kslcleon at 07/20/2017 6:06 pm         
What will the Point of the Mountain look like in 2050? Envision Utah says a lot of homes, retail businesses and business parks will take over the land currently occupied by the state prison and a gravel pit. But Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says their biggest concern should be about traffic congestion. (Photo: Stuart Johnson/Deseret News)

SL Co. Recorder could resign by August 1st

By kslcleon at 07/20/2017 5:50 pm         
The family of Salt Lake County recorder Gary Ott and Ott's attorney is asking a judge to approve his resignation from office. It comes after many people had questioned Ott's ability to stay in office due to health problems. Ott's family attorney Mary Corporon addressed the media today about the latest development. (Photo: Jeffrey Allred/Deseret News)

Orem man critical following shooting

By KSLMarc at 07/20/2017 3:39 pm         
Police say an Orem man was shot in the chest at his home Thursday afternoon. Another man at the home was taken into custody. KSL Newsradio's Marc Giauque has more.

Initiative process launched for independent redistricting commission

By kslpetersamore at 07/20/2017 12:38 pm         
A signature-gathering campaign has begun to create an independent redistricting commission in Utah. A Democrat and a Republican are leading the effort. More on the story:

Utah State Parks and U of U health team up to promote helmet use

By kslmrichards at 07/20/2017 12:02 pm         
Helmets save lives, but not enough Utahns are wearing them when they recreate outdoors.

It's not sibling rivalry killing family ties. Estrangment on the rise.

By KSLRikki at 07/20/2017 11:22 am         
More and more siblings are splitting up leaving estranged brothers and sisters cutting off all contact and never speaking to one another again.