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Lehi softball coach struck by lightning dies from injuries

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:21am

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

U. of U. helps students channel stress into success

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 9:59am

On college campuses across the country, students are back to school and to the reality of life on their own. At the University of Utah, there is an effort to help students channel their stress into college success.

KSL Pickem: College football week 1 staff selections

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:55am

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.

Kids with cancer see dreams realized in book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:01am

A Utah photographer has captured beautiful photographs based off the dreams of 21 pediatric cancer patients in hopes of raising awareness and inspiring others.

Woman accused in girlfriend's death declared competent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:35am

A 22-year-old woman accused of stabbing her girlfriend to death on a freeway has been declared mentally competent to stand trial.

National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:05am

Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.

Former fire captain's lawsuit alleges sex discrimination

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:52am

A female fire captain who served as acting chief of the Saratoga Springs Fire Department says in a federal lawsuit that the city allowed the new fire chief to discriminate against her.

BYU student health plan no longer compliant with Affordable Care Act

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:35pm

BYU students are weighing their options for health insurance now that the school's student health plan is no longer considered compliant with President Barack Obama's health care law.

New fighter jets arrive at Hill Air Force Base

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:20pm

A new squadron of fighter jets has started arriving at northern Utah's Hill Air Force Base.

2 Magna deaths are connected, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:19pm

Unified police detectives now believe the deaths of two Magna residents whose bodies were found within two days of each other are connected.

Mom pursues murder charge in death of son after driveway fight

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:18pm

Blake Burningham, 24, died after he was allegedly punched by his girlfriend's brother, Cole Pedersen, on Saturday and went into cardiac arrest. Burningham's mother now wants Pedersen charged with murder.

Duo pistol-whipped man with disabilities, taped him to wheelchair, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:17pm

A 66-year-old man was duct-taped to his wheelchair while two armed men stole nearly everything in his home, police said Wednesday.

Quail Hollow Fire 100 percent contained, officials say

Pat Reavy and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 9:14pm

Fire crews achieved 100 percent containment of the Quail Hollow Fire by 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Carbon County emergency manager charged with 20 felonies

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 9:11pm

Prosecutors have charged Carbon County's emergency management director with 20 counts of misusing public money in an ongoing probe that is expected to be joined in the coming days by the FBI.

Terminally ill Utah girl who received over 189K Christmas cards turns 7

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:11pm

A little girl facing an undiagnosed terminal illness celebrated a major milestone Wednesday — her 7th birthday.

Unlicensed massage therapist groped clients, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:49pm

Police say an unlicensed massage therapist groped several clients and claimed some of his intrusive techniques would allow him to diagnose whether they had cancer, leading to his arrest Wednesday.

Blackridge Reservoir reopens just before seasonal closure

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:28pm

Blackridge Reservoir was reopened Monday after test results showed there is no cause for concern regarding toxins in the water.

Pet of the Week: Lil' Wayne, the affectionate orange tabby

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 5:23pm

Each Wednesday, the Best Friend's Animals Society comes to KSL-TV's studios to feature a pet that needs a forever home.

Sandy City Council votes to discontinue animal euthanasia by gas chamber

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 5:19pm

Following a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Sandy City Council will require the euthanizing all animals to be performed by lethal injection rather than a gas chamber beginning in 2016.

Concealed weapon carrier accidentally fires gun inside Utah County Attorney's Office

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 4:48pm

A shot was accidentally fired through a window of the Utah County Attorney's Office last week.