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Driver in DUI crash that maimed 11-year-old girl sent to prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:46pm

A judge has ordered prison time for an Ogden man who pleaded guilty in a DUI crash that left an 11-year-old girl with disfiguring and debilitating injuries last year.

Provo Canyon reopens after semi rolls, causes closure

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:35pm

The semitruck, which was carrying ammonia nitrate fertilizer, was blocking all of the eastbound lanes, according to officials. All of the lanes were reopened at about 5 p.m.

Michael Cavallari died from exposure, medical examiner says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:27pm

Exposure to the cold caused the death of Michael Cavallari, the Grand County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.

Many questions remain in shooting death of Riverdale mom

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:26pm

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

Judge urges Obama to commute harsh sentence he imposed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:09pm

Former federal Judge Paul Cassell is making another attempt to have the sentence of a man he sent to prison in 2004 commuted by the president.

2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 4:00pm

Civil liberties advocates say one of two proposals to regulate police body cameras in Utah this year would give law enforcement too much leeway and would exempt videos of fatal shootings from open records laws.

Got an emergency? You can now text 911 in 3 counties, Bountiful

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:36pm

Emergency dispatchers in Salt Lake, Weber and Morgan counties, as well as in Bountiful, can now receive 911 texts in addition to calls.

90-year-old woman killed in car accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:06pm

A 90-year-old woman was killed late Monday night after she and her stepson were involved in a car accident, police said.

Students learn with flight simulator, hands-on experiements at STEM Fest

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:15am

Jonathan, along with over 18,000 other middle and high school students, participated in the three-day event that started Feb. 2.

Utah may face lawsuit over 'inadequate' school funding

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:24am

Leaders of the Alliance for a Better Utah announced Monday they intend to file a lawsuit against the state to force the Utah Legislature to increase funding for public schools.

Grandma gets probation after meth pipe found in backpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:05am

A Utah grandmother who pleaded guilty to child endangerment and drug charges after a teacher found a meth pipe in her 8-year-old granddaughter's backpack has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Dispatchers say bystanders lifted vehicle off crash victim in Kearns

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:54pm

Bystanders helped lift a vehicle off of a victim Monday night after he crashed into a cement barrier, dispatchers said.

Be wary of popular online retailers from China, BBB warns

Tania Mashburn and Mike Headrick  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:54pm

You've likely seen the ads on Facebook offering stylish clothing at rock-bottom prices. But you might get a lot more, or a lot less, than you bargained for. KSL Investigators put nine retail sites to the test to see if they fit the bill.

Police: Man claims self-defense in fatal shooting of girlfriend

McKenzie Romero and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:43pm

Police in Riverdale are investigating the death of a woman whose boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman who had been armed with a knife.

Ugly end for beauty school; dozens of campuses close

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:33pm

A Beverly Hills-based beauty school says it's closing all 56 of its campuses in five states after losing federal funding over allegations of misconduct.

Deer attacks man in Draper backyard, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:32pm

A mule deer attacked a Draper man in his backyard Monday, causing "significant wounds," to the man, as well as injuries to the family dog.

Two rescued after falling through ice at Liberty Park

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:21pm

Firefighters rescued a woman and teenage girl early Monday evening after they fell through the ice on a partially frozen pond in Liberty Park, the Salt Lake City Fire Department said.

SLC police: Woman raped in downtown parking garage

McKenzie Romero and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:19pm

A woman was raped in a Salt Lake parking garage Wednesday night as she walked alone to her car, police said.

Lawmaker proposes donating unused medications to needy

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:01pm

A bill proposed by Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, proposes saving unused prescription drugs and donating them to the needy.

Trivago recognizes St. George inn as bucket list item

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:31pm

A local and unique inn was recently recognized by Trivago as being one of 18 spectacular hotels one needs to put on their bucket list.