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

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:52pm

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.

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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.

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10-month-old drowning victim identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:28pm

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

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.

3-year-old girl killed in rollover, 2-year-old boy critical

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:10pm

A rollover crash at 2700 South Redwood Road killed a 3-year-old girl and left a 2-year-old boy in critical condition, police said.

$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.

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.

Man found competent to stand trial in ex-wife's stabbing death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 3:02pm

A Logan man accused of stabbing and killing his 19-year-old ex-wife one month after their divorce has been found competent to stand trial for murder.

Utah otters doing well 4 years after reintroduction to Provo River

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 2:29pm

It's been four years since river otters were released in the Provo River, and the Division of Wildlife Resources said the animals are doing well.

7 ways faith opens your heart to humanity

Parliament Of The World's Religions  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 2:02pm

We are living in an historic time when diverse cultures and religions are striving to work together for the common good of humanity. You won't believe what's happening in October in Salt Lake City, Utah!

New Utah app unites high school students against hunger

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:44am

High schools all over the state are joining forces in the fight against hunger with a new app.

Utah photos showcase pollution during '70s in Smithsonian state fair exhibit

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:29am

A traveling Smithsonian exhibit will be on display at the Utah State Fair and gives an eye-opening look into the American culture and pollution of the 1970s.

360-degree video of BYU's campus will transport you there

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:16am

New to campus at Brigham Young University? Want to take a walk down memory lane? This unique video is for you.

Should my child play football?

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:56am

Fall officially kicks off on Sept. 23, and so does another eagerly anticipated season. It's time for football, football and more football!

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.

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.

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.