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Escape from madness: Walking away from a cult of killers

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:45pm

The daughter of a cult leader whose orders led to about three dozen murders in the 1970s and 1980s has emerged from the shadows to tell her story. The killings — including at least three in Utah — were the backdrop to Anna LeBaron's early life

S.L. band turns show into fundraiser for man killed in London attack

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:40pm

Salt Lake City band Dealin' In Dirt turned a concert in Salt Lake City into a benefit for their friends, Kurt and Melissa Cochran, following the attacks in London Wednesday.

UVU students upset about school's toilet paper

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:23pm

Some students at Utah Valley University are at odds with the school's choice in toilet paper. They say it's way too thin and harsh.

Road to Understanding: Housing prices, crowds a problem for Moab

Devon Dewey  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:01pm

The Mighty 5 campaign has been a good thing for the economy of Utah and the communities surrounding its five national parks. But too much of a good thing can also cause problems.

Utah House delegation frustrated by no vote on health care, signals reluctance to try again

Daphne Chen  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35pm

"Obviously, some things will have to change in order to move forward if this issue is brought back up again," said Rep. Rob Bishop, stressing the word "if."

Higher teacher salaries coming to Jordan School District

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:04pm

Jordan School District has a plan to put $10 million toward teacher salaries every year. That means higher starting salaries and raises each year for every teacher.

Provo doctors use hologram imaging to change the way surgeons operate

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:34pm

Two Provo doctors are using Microsoft's HoloLens with advanced medical imaging to create holograms of MRIs and X-rays, and they're certain this will change the way surgeons operate.

1 critically injured after crash in Riverton

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:09pm

A 76-year-old man is in critical condition after a crash Friday evening, police said.

Utah police: .05 DUI law may mean new training, standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:40pm

Some Utah police say a new law giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country could change how officers screen people for DUI and look for signs someone's blood alcohol level is over the new 0.05 percent limit.

Police: Salt Lake County Jail sergeant dead in apparent murder-suicide

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:40pm

A Salt Lake County Jail sergeant is dead after an apparent murder-suicide shooting Friday afternoon, police said.

New research could help detect tissue damage

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:36pm

Researchers led by scientists at the University of Utah have discovered that early detection of damage to collagen — the main building block of all human tissue — can alert doctors that a patient is on the verge of major tissue injury and pain

Police shooting in SLC foot chase ruled justified

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:43pm

A Salt Lake City police officer was legally justified when he shot a man during a foot chase in Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.

Man guilty of shooting cop sentenced to up to life in prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:46pm

A man found guilty by a jury last month of shooting a police officer — who then shot a bystander as he searched for the shooter — was sent to prison Thursday, potentially for life.

Man in food stamp fraud case sentenced to $25 fee, training

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:00pm

Another suspect has accepted a plea deal in a food stamp fraud case brought against 11 polygamists on the Utah-Arizona border last year that marked a major government effort to try to crack down on the sect.

Follow KSL's Shara Park in London while she explores the aftermath of the attacks

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:51pm

KSL's Shara Park is in London to report on the aftermath of Wednesday's terror attacks that killed four people, including West Bountiful resident Kurt Cochran. Follow along below as she adds a local voice to the latest on how the city is recovering after the attack. We'll be updating this blog throughout the day as she learns more.

GOP governors, including Utah's, back Republican health plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:39pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has joined seven other Republican governors in a letter endorsing the GOP plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Review: 6 outdoor products for weekend getaways

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:20pm

Some of the greatest adventures in life are of the weekend variety — destinations within a gas tank from home. This review looks at a handful of products that are great for mini getaways (as well as longer trips, if you decide to stay).

London attack: Muslim group raises $25,000 for victims in 48 hours

James Griffiths, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:56am

A crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in London has met its goal twice-over in under two days.

Police: Northbound I-15 reopens after medical incident

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:45am

A police pursuit of a driver on I-15 turned into a medical episode incident that briefly closed the freeway at Beck Street Friday morning, police said.

Poll: Which is Utah’s best small city, Elite 8 round?

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:59am

The “Best Small City” tournament is now down to the final eight cities, with the end in sight.