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Bountiful man dies following motorcycle crash on I-15

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:20pm

A Bountiful man has died from injuries he sustained Monday morning when his motorcycle ran into the back of a pickup truck on I-15.

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Security guard fired shot during confrontation at WVC driver's license office, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:20pm

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside a state Driver License Division office resulted in a shot from the security guard's gun being fired.

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Hostage standoff ends peacefully after more than 5 hours, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:19pm

A more than five hour standoff and hostage situation in West Valley ended peacefully Monday.

Utah abortion rate dropped again in 2014

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 5:32pm

A new report shows Utah's abortion rate fell to the lowest level ever recorded in 2014, continuing a trend seen in Utah and around the country for several years.

Midway man admits to stealing tourism brochures, takes plea deal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 5:22pm

A Wasatch County man who was once a candidate for Congress and an aide to the former governor of Missouri has pleaded no-contest to two misdemeanors in a case filed under Utah's commercial terrorism law.

Under oath: John Huber becomes Utah's 37th U.S. Attorney

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 5:17pm

Colleagues and friends described new U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber as anything but complacent as he took the oath office Monday as the 37th U.S. Attorney for Utah in a ceremony at the U.S. District Courthouse.

DWR: What hunting equipment should/shouldn't be allowed in Utah?

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

The Division of Wildlife Resources released a survey and wants feedback on what hunting equipment should and shouldn't be allowed in Utah.

Herriman father, daughter upset over makeshift dressing room

Nkoyo Iyamba  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:21pm

A Herriman High School senior said she felt "exposed" after Lifetouch photo staff and volunteers at Herriman High School forced her to change in a makeshift dressing room instead of the bathroom during a photo shoot for senior pictures.

Traverse 7 mountain passes along Highline Trail

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:06pm

The Highline Trail runs over 90 miles — mostly along the southern slope of the Uinta Mountain Range from Kamas all the way to Flaming Gorge — and offers a beautiful hike.

Dallas Stars player loves In N Out; wiener dog alert in El Paso

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:09am

In case you forgot, professional athletes are just like the rest of us in their love for the game, work ethic — and unbridled passion for great hamburgers. Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin proved that this week.

1 fire displaces 12 people, another damages Ogden business

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:45am

Crews put out two separate fires overnight. One caused $100,000 in damage to a business; the other displaced 12 people.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:28am

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

Orem police seek suspects shooting out windows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:57pm

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week.

3 cars destroyed, 3 horses killed in 2 WVC fires

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:56pm

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses.

4 in custody following St. George assault, car theft

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:56pm

Four individuals are in custody after an aggravated assault and car jacking in St. George Saturday night, police said.

2 men die in rollover accident on I-70

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:55pm

Two men died early Sunday morning after rolling a Jeep on I-70 near Moab, Utah, authorities said.

North Ogden man dies in motorcycle accident near Morgan

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:55pm

A North Ogden man died while on a motorcycle ride alongside his son Sunday, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Woman hospitalized after lightning strikes family picnic in Lehi

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:53pm

A woman on a picnic with her family in Lehi was hospitalized Sunday after lightning struck a nearby tree.

Zombie walk scares up donations for Utah Food Bank

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:52pm

A herd of hungry zombies roamed downtown Salt Lake City Sunday in hopes of scaring up food for the Utah Food Bank.