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Westbound I-215 closing near Parleys Canyon this weekend

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:16pm

Motorists should be aware of a freeway closure near Parleys Canyon before heading out this weekend, the Utah Department of Transportation said.

Man shot by police as teen admits to assault, drug charge; ordered to pay a fine

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:06pm

A refugee man at the center of controversy when he was shot by police at age 17 in a confrontation near the homeless shelter, sparking a riot and criticism of officers, resolved his case and was terminated from juvenile court Friday.

Friend links 2nd missing Utah woman, teen daughter to man sought in 3 Idaho deaths

Ruth Brown, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:43am

Days after the family of a Utah woman who was in the process of moving to Caldwell with her husband told the Statesman she was missing, a friend of a second woman is telling a similar story.

Brian Head Fire blazes through more than 27K acres, destroys 13 homes

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:38am

Firefighters are focused on prioritizing life and property as the Brian Head fire has raged through more than 27,744 acres, officials say.

How to spot domestic violence and where to seek help

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:06am

Domestic abuse is a problem that has plagued the country and Utah, regardless of socioeconomic status or any other demographic. As the problem continues, many Utah experts agree that not every victim knows they can get help.

3 children seriously injured in car crash in Salt Lake City

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:36am

Three children under the age of 5 were taken to Primary Children's Hospital Thursday night after the car they were riding in was hit in an intersection, police said.

Artists aim to challenge, comfort audience at festival

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:41am

In a festival populated with mind-bending sculptures, experimental photography and provocative surrealist paintings, Michael Rohner's work stands out for its "gently confrontational" nature.

FBI investigating possible homicide on Uintah, Ouray Indian Reservation

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:48pm

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating the possible murder of a 38-year-old man on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah.

Brian Head fire growing at 'unprecedented rate,' covers 17,294 acres

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:31pm

A wildfire near Brian Head resort continues to grow "at an unprecedented rate," officials said, reaching 17,294 acres on Thursday evening. The fire was only 5 percent contained.

Intermountain Healthcare diving into the past in hopes of changing future cancer treatment

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:23pm

Intermountain Healthcare doctors turn to genetic testing to treat cancer patients. They are also relying on almost 5 million tissue samples, stored in a basement facility, dating back to 1975, to help unlock future targeted cancer treatments.

Woman sought protective order before deadly shooting, police say

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:21pm

Two people were shot and killed Thursday morning in Taylorsville, according to the Unified Police Department.

RSL players bring smile to boy wounded in Sandy shooting

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:24pm

Soccer isn’t always about winning. Sometimes, it’s about the common bond that brings athletes and spectators together—the hope of a brighter day.

Police arrest Bluffdale man who said he accidentally shot wife in stomach

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:50pm

Police have arrested a Bluffdale man who claimed he was cleaning his wife's gun when he accidentally shot her in the stomach.

Teen who stabbed classmates apologizes, says he doesn't deserve mercy

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:31pm

As classmates he injured in a violent attack told a judge of their healing and forgiveness, the 16-year-old boy who attempted to kill them said he was in disbelief at their mercy Thursday as he was sentenced to prison.

Deseret Industries places 4 pianos around Salt Lake for public to play, enjoy

Viviane Vo-Duc  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00pm

Four refurbished pianos from Deseret Industries are being placed throughout Salt Lake City as part of a collaboration between the Mundi Project and the LDS Welfare Services Department.

Hatch supportive, Lee 'not ready' as Senate unveils revised health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:53pm

The American Health Care Act is now the Better Care Reconciliation Act after changes to Republicans' health care bill were unveiled Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

Jury vindicates harassed ex-West Jordan cop, awards $2.7M

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:28pm

A former West Jordan police sergeant would readily give up the nearly $3 million a federal jury awarded him Wednesday to not have gone through years of hell for raising sexual harassment allegations against his superiors.

KSL's pick-by-pick NBA Draft coverage

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:17pm

Live ongoing coverage and commentary of the 2017 NBA Draft from KSL.com's Utah Jazz beat writer, Andy Larsen.

Utah County officials approve $300K settlement on 2012 Utah fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:09pm

Utah County officials have reached a $300,000 settlement with a man accused of starting a 2012 fire that led to the evacuation than 1,000 northwestern Utah homes.

Iranian couple living in Utah details arduous path to freedom, US citizenship

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:36pm

It was standing room only as Yasaman Keshavarz stood with her husband and other immigrants, repeating the words of an oath that pledged them to defend the Constitution, the nation and renounce their citizenship in their home countries.