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Man who shot and killed son, himself, had domestic violence history

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:06pm

A man who police say shot and killed his 8-year-old son before fatally shooting himself had a history of domestic violence, substance abuse and possible mental health issues, according to court records.

Securities commision: Utah-based online ad business is actually a $207M Ponzi scheme

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:54pm

Federal investigators say a Utah man's online advertising business is actually a $207 million Ponzi scheme that is bilking investors around the world.

Groups challenge state decision to permit new coal-related facility in Wellington

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:23pm

Western Resource Advocates and the Sierra Club filed a challenge Tuesday with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality over its approval of a permit for Revolution Fuels near Wellington. The groups say it will cause too much pollution.

Utah officials order county workers to use public email

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:52pm

The State Records Committee has ordered Utah County to provide public email addresses to all its employees.

Woman whose body was found in Bear River had been missing for a week, family says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:32pm

The investigation continued Wednesday into the death of a woman whose body was found floating in the Bear River.

7 escape Taylorsville house fire uninjured

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:22pm

Seven people were able to escape injury Wednesday when fire ripped through their house.

Sanders to address Utah delegation to Democratic National Convention

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:20pm

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the winner of Utah's March presidential preference caucus, will address the state's delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia at a Thursday breakfast.

Utah man accused of illegal poaching of Nevada elk

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:51pm

A Utah man who worked as a big-game hunting guide in New Zealand was arrested after authorities accused him of killing a trophy elk illegally in Nevada last summer, cutting off its head and leaving the rest of the carcass to waste.

Utah Planned Parenthood 'never intended to offend' with 'CTR' campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:27pm

Utah's Planned Parenthood branch won't hand out condom packages printed with a symbol associated with Mormon children's teachings after an image of the wrappers on its Facebook page generated backlash.

1 in 4 drivers using 1-15 carpool lanes illegally, BYU study finds

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:00pm

If you’ve ever been suspicious that people driving by themselves in I-15’s high occupancy vehicles lane are breaking the rules, you might be right.

Bike Ogden Overlook Trail for stunning panoramic views

Justin McFarland, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:44pm

The Ogden Overlook trail is a popular Snowbasin area trail providing panoramic views of Ogden and Snowbasin, and can easily be biked most evenings after work. Wildlife such as moose and deer are commonly seen there.

Car review: 4 days with the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:58am

Retro styling and modern technology combine for an American thrill ride.

Rally planned for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:47am

The mother of an American jailed in Venezuela is planning a rally to support him.

Do deceased have privacy rights? Court to decide in slain restauranteur's case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:40am

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband.

New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring process

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:24am

A new rule adopted by the State School Board that would allow schools to hire people with professional expertise but who may not have teaching experience sparked debate among teachers, administrators and education organizations.

2 teens injured, 1 critically, after being hit in Taylorsville intersection

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:14pm

Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, after being struck by a car in a Taylorsville intersection Tuesday night.

911 recordings, homeowner recall devastation of massive Tooele fire

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:09pm

Recently released 911 recordings of calls made on a massive fire that took out 10 homes in Tooele last week paint a better picture of what witnesses experienced as they watched their community go up in flames.

Salt Lake man shoots 8-year-old boy, then himself in murder-suicide, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:49pm

Police say a Salt Lake man shot an 8-year-old boy and then himself in a murder-suicide Tuesday inside a Capitol Hill apartment.

Police ID pregnant woman killed in collision with FrontRunner

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:32pm

A pregnant woman was killed Monday night when the car she was a passenger in was hit by a FrontRunner train. Her unborn baby girl was delivered and survived but was listed in very critical condition Tuesday.

Cars vs. bikes: Who's to blame for crashes?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30pm

Every year, there are hundreds of accidents involving cars and bikes. But who's breaking the law: drivers or cyclists? KSL Investigators hit the street to see who's at fault.