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Police: Layton man attempts to duct tape, rape woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 3:34pm

A man who police say attempted to duct tape and assault a former girlfriend was arrested over the weekend in Layton.

Trophy bull elk illegally killed in Book Cliffs; DWR seeks poachers

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 3:16pm

Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking information about the illegal killing of a trophy bull elk in the Book Cliffs area.

2 Salt Lake residents find explosive devices in separate incidents

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 2:32pm

Two residents located explosive devices and delivered the dangerous items to Salt Lake police Sunday in separate incidents.

Lehi woman sings with Idina Menzel during UVU concert

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 2:03pm

First Kelly Clarkson stops her concert to hold a Utah baby, now the baby's mom gets her own musical moment with Broadway star Idina Menzel.

Change announced for fishing kokanee salmon in Utah

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 11:28am

Anglers should be aware of a new rule for fishing kokanee salmon that will take effect in Utah in 2016.

Police arrest duo in connection to park-and-ride car thefts

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 11:15am

A man and woman were arrested after allegedly stealing at least seven cars from UTA park-and-ride lots.

Proposal restricts some businesses on Orem's State Street

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:54am

A business owner is speaking up after learning that his business would be barred from expanding on State Street if a proposed amendment to city code passes the vote of Orem City Council on Oct. 13.

Helping a grieving family, other moments that made your day

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:04am

Here at KSL, we believe people have good in them and everyone can help make their community better. On Mondays, we feature stories of times people have reached out to those around them and lifted them up. Read today's Make Your Week column and share your stories.

160 Utah soldiers depart on year-long mission to Middle East

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:45am

Nearly 200 Utah soldiers boarded a plane in Salt Lake City Sunday afternoon. Their destination: The Middle East. This is the largest and longest deployment for the Utah Army National Guard this year.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Angie H. Treasure and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:32am

Here are 10 local stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Woman stabbed mother 7 times, attacked neighbor, police say

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:20am

A West Valley City woman is accused of stabbing her mother seven times and then attacking a neighbor by hitting him with the lid of a pot. The woman, police say, had to be subdued after she went after police with a copper pipe.

Family mourns death of father killed in TRAX accident

Amy Joi O'Donoghue and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 10:56pm

A family is in mourning after their loved one, Donald Leroy Brown, was struck and killed by a TRAX train after his wheelchair became stuck on the tracks. Witnesses say Brown was trying to get out of the chair and to safety when the train hit him.

Teen boy arrested in killing of Wayne Co. man

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 10:38pm

A Fremont, Wayne County, man was killed Saturday night and police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with the incident. Police say alcohol was involved.

Stay-at-home Payson mom juggles family, success after video goes viral

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 10:24pm

Stepping into Shannon Abbott's house is a bit like visiting a Disney store. She conducts her family orchestra, meeting the demands of 3-year-old Paige and 6-month-old Adam.

It's official: Jason Chaffetz to make run for House speaker

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 10:19pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced Sunday he is making a run for House speaker against Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California. Chaffetz said he believes the American people are ready for a change and a more united Republican Congress.

Photos: 'Blessing of the Animals' performed Sunday

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 9:55pm

A Blessing of the Animals was performed Sunday by Father Patrick Carley of the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in West Jordan. Many churches celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi every Oct. 4, commemorating the life of St. Francis.

'Teacherpreneur:' Educators buy, sell lesson plans online

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 8:38pm

Utah teachers sell their lesson plans to create full-time business using, an online market for educators that allows teachers to share, sell and buy original educational resources.

U. students, librarians promote freedom to read during Banned Books Week

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 6:02pm

Students, librarians and community members publicly disclosed their views of the destructive nature of censorship and importance of the freedom to read Wednesday by sharing excerpts from banned and challenged books at the University of Utah.

2 businesses charged with dumping concrete mix near Jordan River

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 4:06pm

Felony charges were filed Thursday against two businesses and their owners accused of dumping concrete mix and other materials along the bank of the Jordan River in Bluffdale.

Have You Seen This? Orem toddler can't handle sheep noise

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 2:33pm

An encounter with a new sounds proves a little too confusing for this little lady.