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Reward offered in devastating Tooele fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:47pm

Tooele officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for an arson fire in July that destroyed 10 mobile homes and severely damaged at least eight more.

Mom who drowned while holding son 6th Glen Canyon fatality in 2016

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:16pm

Even though she had been underwater for several minutes and had either lost consciousness or was about to, a Colorado mother hung on to her 2-year-old and held his head above water until he could be rescued.

Researchers get $1 million to study Utah Lake algae blooms

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:00pm

The Water Quality Board awarded $1 million in a hardship grant to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality to continue its nutrient pollution probe of Utah Lake. This summer's pervasive algal bloom has created widespread public health worries.

Video: National Park Service celebrates 100th anniversary

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:35am

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and they are inviting you to come join the party.

Missing 92-year-old with dementia found safe

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:16am

A 92-year-old woman who went missing earlier this week was found safe Wednesday evening, officials said.

Don't like Trump or Clinton? Utah has 12 other options

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 11:02am

Utah voters who dislike Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton: Don't despair.

Looking back at 'Mormon Gold' coins, other historical Utah currencies

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:22am

In the early years of Utah, many different currencies were used. That includes the first-ever minted coins from the famous California gold rush.

Police ID man killed in collision on Redwood Road

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:57am

An accident early Thursday morning left one dead and closed southbound Redwood Road.

Utah forest sees increase in abandoned campfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:32am

Officials say there's been a surge in the number of unattended campfires this season in northern Utah's Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest compared to previous years.

The KSL College Football Pick’em app is back and better

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:00am

The KSL College Football Pick’em app, a weekly contest to predict local and national college football games, is back and even better.

Charges: Group of teens hit, kicked officers at Taylorsville festival

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:16am

A group of teenagers pushed, kicked and hit two Unified police officers who tried to break up a fight at the annual Taylorsville Dayzz festival, causing a minor injury to one of them, according to a criminal case filed Wednesday.

Domestic violence case dismissed against former Davis School District principal

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:02am

Domestic violence charges against a former elementary school principal were dismissed Tuesday after his wife refused to testify against him under spousal immunity.

Mother dies after rescuing 2-year-old son from Lake Powell

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 12:05am

A mother at Lake Powell died after rescuing her 2-year-old son who fell overboard into the lake on Tuesday.

Tooele residents begin to rebuild after massive July arson fire

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:53pm

It’s been a little over a month since a catastrophic fire tore through a community in Tooele. But slowly, some residents are starting to rebuild.

Hogle Zoo gets MRI for sick sea star

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:46pm

Veterinarians are baffled at why a sea star at Hogle Zoo has suddenly turned ill. They're hoping an MRI will help solve the mystery.

Police: Man claims he set motor home on fire after learning it was stolen

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:24pm

Police say a man burned another person's motor home Tuesday and later told investigators he did so because he was worried about being associated with the vehicle, which he believed was stolen.

Making sure every child is celebrated on their birthday

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:55pm

It's the one day each year when a child feels special just for being born. But, a birthday can often be just another day in the life of a homeless child. Now, two Utah women have found a way to make sure every child's life is celebrated.

Fire near Beaver Mountain grows to 970 acres

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:02pm

A fire raging near Beaver Mountain grew to 970 acres Wednesday and now straddles the Utah-Idaho border, according to authorities.

West Jordan reverses decision to terminate negotiations with Facebook

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:39pm

Less than 24 hours after negotiations to lure a Facebook data center to West Jordan were terminated, city officials had change of heart Wednesday morning.

Clearfield Eagle Scout dies after 2nd brain tumor diagnosis

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:31pm

A local 17-year-old who endured two brain tumors in his short life died Monday.