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Official: Teacher violated policy with racially charged word

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 4:01pm

A white Utah teacher violated school district policy by using a racially charged word in his junior high class, an official said.

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Davis School District pays $10K for 'drunk goggles' injury

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  May 4th - 3:58pm

The Davis School District has paid more than $10,000 toward a student's medical expenses after she was injured in a classroom activity in 2014, which led to a lawsuit filed last month, according to court records.

Man accused of trying to arrange meeting with teen boy is charged

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 4th - 3:31pm

A man accused of arranging to meet with a 13-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer, was charged Wednesday.

DWR to auction seized antlers, hides

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 4th - 3:01pm

If you collect antlers, but don’t have time to go shed hunting, the Division of Wildlife Resources has the perfect auction for you.

St. George family’s Squatty Potty brings in millions of dollars

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 4th - 2:33pm

St. George's Squatty Potty was recently highlighted by Forbes as being one of the 10 best businesses to come through the show "Shark Tank."

From concept to company: 3 founders share startup advice

Robynn Garfield, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:45am

Three Utah-based startup CEOs offered advice for those looking to build their own company from the ground up.

Product review: The super light Pack Trench jacket

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:29am

Spring adventures often bring rain. Shell jackets like the Pack Trench from Sierra Designs are an excellent way to keep the weather from dampening your day.

Man angry about missing birth sentenced for bomb threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:30am

A Utah man who pleaded guilty to calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth will serve more than four years in federal prison.

Service-oriented teen crowned Miss Teen Utah International

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:02am

Ansley Funes’ hard work paid off Saturday night when she was crowned Miss Teen Utah International.

Body found in Montana ditch identified as Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 8:00am

Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in an irrigation ditch near Shepherd in March.

2 men sentenced for aiding in robbery, death of Lee Mart clerk

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:43am

Two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the aggravated robbery that led to the death of a popular convenience store clerk.

Orem real estate manager indicted in multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 4th - 6:59am

An Orem man bilked investors in his real esstate firm out of $16 million over six years in a Ponzi scheme, federal prosecutor say.

No arrests, but police making 'good headway' in Sandy killing

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 4th - 6:47am

Sandy police on Tuesday said they are continuing to interview potential suspects in the complicated case of a man found shot to death in a basement apartment six months ago.

Unseen video: UHP helicopter nearly crashes; pilot saves the day

Mike Headrick  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:36pm

A recovery effort on Lone Peak could have easily turned to tragedy for an entire search and rescue team. But thanks to a UHP helicopter pilot, everyone is alive today. Watch never-before-seen video of the event.

Family, friends gather at vigil for 18-month-old boy who drowned

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:24pm

Family and friends of 18-month-old Ethan Antes remembered the toddler during a vigil at Fisher Park in Clearfield Tuesday night.

Expert: Signs were missed that could have avoided dog-biting incident

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:22pm

As soon as KSL posted the video with the story about that dog in Bear Lake who bit a child, the comments started pouring in. There's a petition to try and keep the dog from being put down. There are also those who say the dog should be euthanized.

Warrant: USU student in sex video case says he 'just wanted to remember' ex

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:20pm

A USU student charged with filming sexual encounters with his former girlfriend without her knowledge and then showing at least one of the videos to others allegedly tried to justify his actions by saying he just wanted to remember her, police say.

Utah GOP all in for Cruz, but Trump supporter says they can be won over

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:31pm

Utah Republicans were all in for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential bid, giving him a big win in last month's caucus election in a vote tied strongly to the effort to stop the GOP's now presumptive nominee, Donald Trump.

Orem woman makes history by joining Army infantry

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:02pm

Tara McCaig, of Orem, has become the first Utah woman to enlist in the U.S. Army infantry, following in the footsteps of other members of her family. She is also one of the first 10 women in the country to enlist.

5 must-try foods at Disneyland

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:01pm

In a magical land where even the corn dogs are revered, visitors consume possibly the most delicious cuisine that has ever inhabited their eager mouths.