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Draper crash closes 11400 South in both directions

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:43pm

A crash Thursday afternoon has closed eastbound traffic on 11400 South near 400 West, police said.

Law criminalizing online harassment may be unconstitutional

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:37pm

Utah lawmakers say they hope a new, unique law cuts down on the expanding and increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send the online bullies to jail.

Officials urge water safety after 42 child drowning deaths in 5 years

Jed Boal  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:03pm

As families head for the water this weekend the Utah Department of Health is urging everyone who will be playing at pools and in open water to be cautious in light of 42 drowning-related deaths over the past five years.

Provo mayor files to run for 3rd Congressional District

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:51pm

Provo Mayor John Curtis is expected to officially announce Thursday evening that he is entering the race for Utah’s 3rd Congressional seat, being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, and he said he filed to run for office Thursday morning.

As waters rise, so does need for water safety

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:19pm

A special open-enrollment course offered by the University of Utah provides real-world swift water rescue training for recreational boaters.

Outdoor Retailer takes show to Denver

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:00am

Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging for one big expo to be held in Denver.

Police: St. George children taken by father are in Mexico

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:37am

Two boys who police believe were taken by their father Wednesday are now in Mexico, and federal officials are working to locate them, authorities said Thursday.

Woman cited for DUI after car hits boy on bicycle

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:53am

South Salt Lake police believe a woman was driving drunk when her car struck a 6-year-old boy on a bicycle.

Supreme Court patent ruling praised by Utah tech community

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:59am

A Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling should help protect companies against "patent trolls" who target tech sector businesses, including some in Utah, for harassment suits.

Ringling Bros. might be gone, but the circus spirit isn't dead

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:42am

While the greatest show on Earth may be over, its spirit and arts isn’t necessarily dead, says one local business director that teaches circus arts.

Census data: Lehi 11th-fastest growing city in America

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:21am

U.S. Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates Thursday, and Lehi was named the 11th-fastest growing city in the country. The bureau also said Logan surpassed 50,000 residents for the first time.

3 charged with trafficking drugs

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00am

Three suspected of drug trafficking were charged Wednesday by the Utah Attorney General's Office.

Ogden students take artistic talents to new level with prosthetics and real-life models

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:45pm

Students at Highland Junior High School in Ogden are taking their artistic talents to a whole new level. Instead of watercolors and canvasses, they use prosthetics and real-life models in their Stagecraft class.

Salt Lake SWAT standoff turns into kidnapping investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

An investigation into a Wednesday morning shooting turned into an aggravated kidnapping investigation by the afternoon.

Pedestrian and bike bridges coming to 4 Utah locations

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

Some bicyclist and pedestrian hot spots in four major Utah cities will be seeing some changes in the near future after a federal grant was awarded to the Utah Department of Transportation and Utah Transit Authority.

Bail denied for 2nd teen charged in Deserae Turner shooting

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:36pm

Bail was denied Wednesday for a teenage boy accused of plotting to shoot and kill 14-year-old Deserae Turner.

Judge denies motion to drop murder charge for teen accused in officer's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:03pm

A judge Wednesday denied a motion seeking to dismiss a murder charge for one of three teenage boys accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson.

Single Utah County mother of three faces cancer for a 3rd time

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:02pm

Life was full of potential for a Utah County mother whose husband had just completed his medical residency. Then, he was diagnosed with an incurable brain cancer. While mourning his loss, she now fights her own battle.

Wednesday's Child — Kaytie

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:00pm

Kaytie is a 14-year-old girl who loves horses. She's hoping for a quiet life in the country with a loving, adoptive family.

Prosecutors want challenge to Ogden gang injunction tossed

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:49pm

Prosecutors will ask a judge Wednesday to toss a lawsuit from two men who claim they were falsely labeled as gang members under a now-defunct injunction that they say violated their rights by making it a crime for gang members to be seen together.