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EPA knew about spill potential at Colorado mine for year, Bishop, Chaffetz say

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:43pm

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic spill.

Copper thieves cause Salvation Army to lose freezer, $18K worth of food

Natalie Crofts and Mary Richards  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:42pm

Copper thieves are being blamed for the recent loss of a freezer that contained thousands of dollars worth of food at the Salvation Army in Ogden.

Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:41pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Lehi High School softball coach recovering from lightning strike

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:32pm

Coach Carla Grow was critically injured in a lightning strike Sunday. Members of the Lehi High School team are now hoping to raise money to help with medical expenses.

Canyonlands recognized internationally for stunning starscapes

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:22pm

Canyonlands National Park recently received the rare award of having one of the darkest skies in America.

Commissioners hear support, criticism for bypass route around Vernal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:52pm

Uintah County Commissioners announced Tuesday that they've tabled part of a project intended to make downtown Vernal safer by routing industrial truck traffic south of the city.

Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:32pm

So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold.

5 ways to prepare for an emergency

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:14pm

After another summer of wildfires and floods, September marks the annual National Preparedness Month.

Best way to keep infants from developing a peanut allergy? Give them peanuts, study says

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:25pm

Parents, be advised. The best way to keep your child from developing a peanut allergy is to — wait for it — give them peanuts.

Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:07pm

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday morning on the anniversary of his father's death.

LDS Church launches gritty addiction campaign to raise awareness

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:02pm

Addiction ruins lives and destroys families. During September, which is addiction recovery month, the Mormon Channel is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the LDS Church's Addiction Recovery Program and to encourage conversation.

BYU cornerback facing assault, riot charges

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:46pm

BYU starting cornerback Michael Davis has been charged with two misdemeanors in connection with a dispute at a local apartment complex.

Man found dead on street in Avenues; police investigating

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:34pm

Salt Lake City police were investigating whether the death of a man found in the middle of a street was drug-related.

Pope: Priests may absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent during Holy Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:14pm

Pope to let all priests in Holy Year absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent.

Artist, police seek paintings stolen from Fruit Heights gallery

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:57pm

Several original paintings were stolen from a Fruit Heights gallery and police are seeking information about the theft.

Tips for staying safe in the outdoors

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:46pm

Many Utahns will be flocking to Utah's state and national parks this weekend for end-of-summer camping and boating, and officials are encouraging safety.

Photos: Utahns showcase big sky, fire, rainbows with this week's user submissions

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:33pm

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news from across Utah, showcasing photos and videos submitted by KSL.com users.

6 uncomfortable things that will change your career

KSL Jobs  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:34pm

Looking to get further in your career? Sometimes it means getting out of your comfort zone, but you'll be happy you did in the long run.

Video: Local flash flood-chaser films largest event he's seen

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:31pm

A local flood-chaser said the largest flash flood he's seen happened last weekend in Southern Utah.

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:43pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of — and occasionally frustrated by — the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence.

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk who evoked 'God's authority'

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:21pm

A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.

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