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Teen accused of murdering neighbor now charged with raping her

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:50pm

A 15-year-old charged with luring his 12-year-old neighbor from her home and killing her now faces an additional charge of rape.

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1 dead after semitruck falls into ravine

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:49pm

One person died when a semitruck traveling on SR-59 fell 200 feet down into a ravine, police said. It is unclear when the accident occurred, or how long the truck and body have been in the ravine.

Man hired to kill daughter's boyfriend gets 165 days in jail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:44pm

A man contracted to kill an unwanted boyfriend said in court Thursday that he never intended to harm the man, but used the money to get an apartment.

Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:31pm

Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.

Pregnant woman injured in hit-and-run crash; police seek driver

Pat Reavy and Paul Nelson  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:20pm

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital.

Day after fatal shooting, police still have few answers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:14pm

The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in West Jordan continued Thursday with police releasing few new details.

Traffic cleared after fuel spill closes northbound I-15

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:12pm

Northbound lanes reopened on I-15 Thursday afternoon after a dump truck spilled diesel fuel near 6800 South, officials said.

For girl losing hair, a stranger reaches out to help

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:54pm

A good samaritan is raising money for an eighth grade girl he's never met who is losing her hair.

18-year-old dies days after Ogden drive-by shooting

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:40pm

An 18-year-old who was shot while riding his bike in Ogden last week died of his injuries Sunday, police said.

Lehi police need public's help identifying 3 burglary suspects

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:16pm

The Lehi Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects who they say burglarized a local business.

Park City company makes splash with floating speaker

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:59am

Utah tech consultants Raptor Creative Design hope to have a hit on their hands with their own product, the Optical Musical Object. In addition, they offer their clients advantages many of their larger competitors cannot.

Buy early, save big this ski season

Ray Grass, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:31am

Every year ski/snowboard resorts present discounted winter passes based on age and deadlines. By buying early, skiers and snowboards can enjoy their sport for less. Also, major retailers offer discounts on equipment/accessories starting Labor Day.

13-year-old son helps rescue Utah dad in Idaho wilderness

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:01am

A Utah man is recovering after being hit by a falling boulder in the Idaho backcountry. He survived thanks to his quick-thinking 13-year-old son, he said.

UVU senior returns to soccer 9 months after life-altering injury

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:17am

After being hit by a motorist traveling about 35 miles per hour who didn't notice the two painted lines at the intersection last December, Utah Valley men's soccer player Tyler Brown wasn't sure if he would ever return to the pitch.

Beware missed jury duty scam, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:41am

A con artist is contacting Millcreek residents and telling them to wire $500 to a financial account to avoid an arrest warrant for failing to meet jury duty, Unified police said Wednesday.

Utahns would vote for Trump over Clinton despite disliking him more, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:05am

Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins.

Man ordered to pay $8,000 to cyclist he hit twice

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:47am

A Price man has been ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution to a cyclist he hit twice with his SUV. Matthew Alan Thatcher must also pay a $1,000 fine and complete 36 months of probation as part of his sentence in an aggravated assault case.

Utah tents being used in Nepal for newborns

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:27pm

Mothers giving birth in Nepal don't have many options as to where to do it after devastating earthquakes ruined several medical buildings.

Man killed in hostage standoff with West Jordan police

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:20pm

An officer stepped between an armed man and his children inside an upstairs room of a West Jordan home Wednesday and fatally shot the man following a short hostage situation, police said.

Man confronts driver of stolen car, becomes victim of hit and run

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:18pm

A man whose car was stolen was victimized a second time Wednesday afternoon, police said, when he was hit and injured while confronting the person who stole his vehicle.