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Taylor Maid celebrates 40 years of beauty supply business

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:08pm

A Utah-born beauty and theatrical supply shop has serviced community members since 1975, and its owners are celebrating the 40th anniversary this month.

Utah drought eased by abundant summer rain

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:26pm

August rain totals well above average for three consecutive years have helped Utah weather the impacts of limited snowpack and other drought conditions. The rain prevented tapping into reservoir storage by farmers and other water users.

All 9 people inside SUV were unrestrained in fatal crash, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:07pm

A 3-year-old girl was killed in a collision Thursday afternoon on Redwood Road, police said.

Group trying to save pioneer-era tithing granary

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:03pm

If a historical society in Cache County doesn't get its way, one of the town's only pioneer relics could disappear.

Riverton landslide comes within 10 feet of home

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:42pm

A landslide came within about 10 feet of a home Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

3 Utah leaders share their secrets to success at StartFEST

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:21pm

As StartFEST unfolds, Provo is buzzing with new ideas and tips from experienced professionals. This article features highlights from speeches by Gail Miller, Provo Mayor John Curtis and David Bradford.

PHOTOS: Ute fans show pride on game day

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:56pm

It's a day Ute football fans have anticipated since last year's Las Vegas Bowl — game day.

Man charged after holding girlfriend's father hostage for 5 hours

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:11pm

A man who police say held his girlfriend's father hostage for more than five hours earlier this week was charged Thursday in two separate cases.

Does this belong to you? Police recover stolen property inside 2 storage units

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:36pm

Police say a brazen group of burglars has been breaking into U.S. Postal Service trucks and stealing mail while postal workers are outside delivering mail.

Becker: Chief Burbank's resignation 'should have been handled better'

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:29pm

Mayor Ralph Becker said Thursday he regrets the way the forced resignation of former Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank played out nearly three months ago.

10-month-old drowning victim identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:28pm

A 10-month-old girl drowned Thursday afternoon at a residence, police said.

Police: Man who shot trooper died from own gunshot wound

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:58pm

Authorities say a man who was killed after a shootout with a highway trooper died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Northern Arizona jurors to hear case versus polygamous towns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:37pm

A lawsuit that alleges systematic civil rights violations by polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah line will be tried in Phoenix, but will be decided by jurors from northern Arizona.

Lehi softball coach struck by lightning dies from injuries

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:35pm

The Lehi High School assistant softball coach who was struck by lightning Sunday died Wednesday evening from her injuries.

Woman accused of fatally stabbing girlfriend declared competent

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:27pm

A Holladay woman accused of stabbing her girlfriend 46 times as they drove down the freeway has been found competent to stand trial.

$1M in heroin hidden in secret compartments in car, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 4:47pm

More than $1 million worth of heroin and cocaine were seized Wednesday night from suspected drug traffickers in vehicles with sophisticated hiding areas, according to Unified police.

Some tickets for broadcast of pope's speech to Congress available

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 4:44pm

Tickets for a broadcast on the U.S. Capitol west lawn of Pope Francis' speech to Congress this month are available through. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah.

Movies shot at your favorite college campuses

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 3:38pm

It's back to school time, and what better way is there to celebrate than watching movies filmed at the campus of your favorite university?

Rock art allegedly vandalized by college geology students

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 3:29pm

Police are investigating after rock art was vandalized in a canyon near Levan in Juab County.

KSL Pickem: College football week 1 staff selections

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 3:12pm

The countdown to the 2015 college football season is officially over as Week 1 gets underway tonight. Here are our staff picks for Utah-Michigan, BYU-Nebraska, SUU-Utah State, Alabama-Wisconsin and Boise State-Washington.