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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.

Brian Head Fire nears 11K acres burned; 3 more cabins destroyed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:38pm

A wildfire burning around the resort area of Brian Head has once again doubled in size.

LIVE: 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.

Herbert calls for diligence, common sense in Utah's escalating fire season

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:04pm

Gov. Gary Herbert called on Utah residents Thursday to practice diligence and common sense in the wake of a fire season that is quickly escalating across the state. Herbert recently toured the Brian Head fire.

Karate instructor, 81, arrested in sex abuse investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:36pm

An 81-year-old Orem karate instructor has been arrested for investigation of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Woman sought protective order before deadly shooting, police say

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:19pm

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

Monroe father pleads guilty in death of baby who died of dehydration, neglect

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:07pm

A Monroe father has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide in the death of his 1-year-old daughter, who officials say died of dehydration and neglect.

STEM Best Practices Conference attracts hundreds from all over the state

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:21pm

Almost 700 educators, administrators, industry officials gathered at the Utah Valley Convention Center for the third annual STEM Best Practices Conference.

Ogden man accused of shooting man in head during robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:03pm

An Ogden man accused of shooting another man in head at a Harrisville motel is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on July 11.

Davis County Sheriff's Office releases name of man who drowned in Farmington Pond

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:01pm

The Davis County Sheriff's Office released the name of the man who drowned in Farmington Pond Tuesday night.

Man charged with forcing woman into prostitution for 8 years

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:42pm

A man accused of smuggling a woman into Utah eight years ago and forcing her into prostitution has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

After tragedy, Cottonwood Heights pool pushes forward with safety adjustments

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:16pm

The family of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center in 2014 won a lawsuit against the town's parks and recreation service in December. Since then, the center has been working to ensure the tragedy never repeats.

Fire restrictions ordered for 5 Utah counties

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:16am

A fire restriction order for five Utah counties went into effect Thursday as weather forecasts call for extremely dry conditions in the coming weeks.

Wife says officer used training technique to assault her

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:03am

A man training to be certified as a police officer may have used techniques he learned at the police academy to restrain his wife, according to newly released court documents.

Washington City woman allegedly embezzles $60K from employer

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:28am

A Washington City woman was arrested Monday for allegedly embezzling $60,000 from her employer over a three-year span.