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Man in critical condition after house fire in SLC

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 2:39pm

A man is in critical condition after a house fire in Salt Lake City Tuesday.

Officials ID 12-year-old boy killed in snowmobile crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 2:15pm

Police have identified a 12-year-old boy who was killed in a crash while snowmobiling with family Monday afternoon.

Step into Arnold Friberg's studio with new exhibit

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 2:01pm

A new exhibit at the Springville Museum of Art gives viewers a look into Arnold Friberg's Holladay, Utah, studio, including sketches the beloved artist completed right on the drywall and other never-before-exhibited pieces.

Chaffetz says he's already taken on Trump administration

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 1:34pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday he has already taken on President Donald Trump's administration on four issues but said the question of potential Russian influence is best handled by another congressional committee.

Police: Smithfield teen found in canal was shot in head

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 12:56pm

A 14-year-old girl found in a dry canal last week after failing to come home from school was shot in the head, Smithfield police and the Cache County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

Prosecutors to rest this week in Swallow case without crucial witness

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 12:52pm

Prosecutors are expected to rest their case against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow this week with or without a witness pivotal to proving him guilty of several public corruption charges.

Make Your Week: Local boys give flowers to all the girls at school

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 11:42am

Because of the holiday, Tuesday is now most people’s Monday, which can be confusing and still give you those “Monday blues.”

Strong winds affect travel throughout Utah

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 11:29am

Strong southern winds are expected to hinder traffic throughout Utah until late Tuesday night, authorities said.

Jury finds South Salt Lake man guilty of murdering girlfriend's friend

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:50am

A jury on Friday found a South Salt Lake man guilty of murder in an argument over a woman.

Arrests made after 3 horses found dead on New Harmony property

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:31am

Three people were arrested Sunday afternoon at a New Harmony property on several counts of animal cruelty after Washington County Sheriff’s deputies discovered three dead horses reported to have died of starvation.

Utah’s growing opioid problem and what’s being done to stop it

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 10:01am

Since 1999, the amount of opioid-related deaths from illegal and legal opioids has skyrocketed. With a statewide crisis on its hands, law enforcement officials, legislatures and medical professionals are all banding together searching for a solution.

From sewage overloads to traffic jams, Utah grapples with surging tourism

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Feb 21st - 7:29am

Utah’s booming tourism industry is causing both economic growth and costly growing pains at two gateway cities leading to some of the state’s acclaimed “Mighty 5” national parks.

Police: Idaho father shot, killed 3 kids before turning gun on himself

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:54pm

Police say a father in Preston, Idaho, shot three of his children while they were sleeping and then turned the gun on himself. Their bodies were found Sunday evening.

Tremonton residents cautiously optimistic for reprieve from flooding

Ben Lockhart and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:13pm

One day after flooding in Tremonton damaged multiple homes, officials are hopeful that weather patterns will give the city a chance to recover.

Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:50pm

At the rally Monday in Provo, there was singing, and lots of it. In keeping with the theme of Presidents Day, participant belted out the words to "The Battle Hymn of The Republic," "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and "This Land Is Your Land."

Husband of woman injured in deadly crash overwhelmed by support

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:20pm

While the young mother and her newborn baby recover from a car crash that left two teenagers dead last week, her husband wanted to thank Utahns for their prayers and support. He also had a special message for the families of the teenagers involved.

World's smallest heart pump saves Utah grandmother after devastating heart attack

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:11pm

A West Valley City grandmother was in the right place at the right time when disaster struck. She was in the hospital when her heart gave out and doctors used a new heart pump to save her.

'It couldn't be better': Skiers, snowboarders enjoy perfect conditions

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:03pm

Heading up to ski or snowboard is a great President's Day tradition in Utah, and the conditions this year did not disappoint the crowds.

Utah shelter dog whose story went viral finds new home

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 7:31pm

Several days after the story of a Boxer at the Humane Society of Utah went viral, Rhino Lightning, as the dog is called, has a new home.

12-year-old boy dies following snowmobile crash in Wasatch County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 6:04pm

A 12-year-old boy died Monday following a snowmobile crash, police confirmed.