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Utah Lake reopens for boating; advisory remains in place for other uses

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:21pm

After a latest round of tested water showed a decline of blue-green algae in Utah Lake, health officials have decided to reopen the lake for boating, but many recommendations remain in place regarding recreation in the water.

Clearfield gym closes without notice, cited for consumer breach

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:41pm

The Division of Consumer Protection cited Performax Gyms in Clearfield for ceasing operations without following required legal procedures under the state's Health Spa Services Protection Act and violating the Utah Consumer Sales Practices Act.

Conviction upheld in cold case solved by bloody dollar bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:32pm

The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a man convicted of killing a Box Elder County gas station attendant 32 years ago.

Critically ill children paint 'Hearts of Hope' at Primary Children's Hospital

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:01pm

Critically ill children at Primary Children's Hospital were visited Thursday by international artist Luis Sottil as part of his Hearts of Hope project.

UTA collects cans for food bank during scarce donation season

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:28pm

The Utah Transit Authority's "Fill the Bus" summer food drive used buses to collect donations for the Utah Food Bank. The food drive continues Friday.

UDOT plans closures for I-215 project

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:00pm

Drivers on Salt Lake County’s belt route will have some major inconveniences to contend with for the next several weeks. The Utah Department of Transportation has scheduled closures on two high-traffic interchanges along the I-215 freeway.

Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump, elect Clinton

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 3:13pm

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and elect Hillary Clinton.

Police identify 18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 2:46pm

An 18-year-old woman from Layton was killed and two teenagers injured Thursday when their car went off a steep canyon road.

Missing man found safe in SLC

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 2:44pm

Police asked for help Thursday to locate a missing 64-year-old man who requires insulin four times a day. He was found safe Thursday afternoon.

Former Utah governor's Civil War sword up for auction

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 12:08pm

The rare Civil War sword belonging to Utah’s twelfth governor is going up for auction Thursday.

4 shady spots to rock climb in Utah this summer

Jon Vickers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:29am

Here are some of the best northern Utah rock climbing spots to help beat the heat.

Man who murdered girlfriend when 14 will serve at least 18 years in prison

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:07am

A man who was 14 when he murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend and dumped her body in the Jordan River won't get his first chance at parole until he's 37.

Algal bloom appears to be waning

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:02am

Harmful blue green algae at Utah Lake, the Jordan River and an associated network of more than a half dozen canals appears to be abating, but health and water quality officials remain on alert due to conditions that could cause it to reappear.

San Juan County residents say 'doodah' to national monument

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:45am

Hundreds of San Juan County residents loudly shouted "doodah" to a proposed Bears Ears National Monument during a raucous hearing Wednesday on the heated controversy that has reached fever pitch.

'Space junk' spotted in Utah's night sky

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:34pm

Numerous Utahns reported seeing lights streak across the state's night sky Wednesday.

West Jordan councilman admits to leaving crash after drinking at bar

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:30pm

A West Jordan city councilman was only given a ticket on Tuesday night even though police admit they should have arrested him on a more serious charge.

Police identify girl killed by lightning strike

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:49pm

Police have identified the teenage girl who was killed by a lightning strike at Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

Widow of fallen officer receives welcome present with yard makeover

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:45pm

On Wednesday, friends and family helped Nannette Wride receive a very welcome present with a yard makeover. Nannette is the widow of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride, who was shot and killed in the line of duty two and a half years ago.

Judge grants state's motion to dismiss corruption charges against Mark Shurtleff

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:27pm

A judge Wednesday granted a motion by prosecutors to dismiss corruption charges filed against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff.

Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies at Utah's Salt Flats

Brady McCombs - Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:36pm

Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, is dead after the high-performance bike he was testing at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph. He was 72.