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Kamas mayor crashes school bus after suffering heart attack, UHP says

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:36pm

The mayor of Kamas suffered a heart attack Monday, putting him in critical condition and causing him to crash a school bus into a power pole, police said.

Recount upholds victory for GOP Rep. LaVar Christensen

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:06pm

A recount of more than 17,000 votes in the razor-thin contest between one of the Utah House's most outspoken conservative voices and his Democratic challenger has confirmed a Republican win.

Sections of Murray without power after construction worker hits power line

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:53pm

Sections of Murray were without power Monday evening after a construction work hit a power line, officials said.

Police identify man, woman killed in American Fork shootings

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:46pm

A man and a woman killed by gunfire Sunday in American Fork used to live together, but the woman had recently moved out and obtained a protective restraining order against the man, according to police.

Bluffdale family helps develop test for rare, inherited disorder

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:04pm

The White House launched the Precision Medicine initiative to change how we treat disease. A Bluffdale family has joined the fight. No one could figure out what was wrong with their daughter. Her diagnosis saved her little brother.

Man dies 8 days after attack at Ogden park

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:31pm

The victim of a violent beating at an Ogden park died Sunday, more than a week after the attack, police said.

Orem police looking for owner of peeping drone

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:17pm

Police are looking for a person they believe has been using a drone to look into people's bedrooms and bathrooms and record video.

Warrant ordered for ex-Granite School District employee charged with embezzling $100K

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:43pm

A warrant has been ordered for a former Granite School District employee who admitted she embezzled more than $100,000 from the district and an education union, then failed to show up for a sentencing hearing.

Suicidal student had planned stabbing spree, affidavit says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 3:03pm

A Mountain View High School student charged with attacking five of his classmates in a boys locker room had been having suicidal thoughts for some time, according to a newly unsealed search warrant affidavit.

6 ways to keep your kids safe in a connected world

Alyse Ainsworth, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:31pm

These days, we seem to have access to an endless amount of information and entertainment. Unfortunately, this connected world poses some distinct new challenges for parents concerned with keeping their children safe.

Provo art show to raise money for hungry Venezuelans

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 2:07pm

A local artist is teaming with a Provo restaurant to feed Venezuelan families battling the worst economic crisis the country has ever seen.

Salt Lake man uses stun gun on former roommate, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:15pm

A man who allegedly attacked his former roommate and attempted to use a stun gun on her when she jumped out a window to escape was arrested over the weekend.

Man gets 12 years in drug conspiracy, money laundering case

Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 12:16pm

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in a Nevada-to-Utah oxycodone distribution and money laundering case.

Erosion causes iconic Bryce Canyon hoodoo to crumble

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:53am

The iconic hoodoo in Bryce Canyon National Park known as “The Sentinel” recently toppled after years of erosion, according to national park officials.

Make Your Week: Woman loses Christmas budget check, Harmons employee finds it

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:19am

Reading the news is not always an uplifting experience, but the KSL.com team strives to regularly share uplifting stories with our readers.

Teen with autism found safe

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:50am

A teenager with autism was found safe in an abandoned home Monday morning after he went missing earlier in the morning, officials said.

Rose Park woman serves neighbors with mobile coffee truck

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:21am

Rose Park resident Trina Perez is hoping to make Rose Park a better place to be, one cup at a time. "I didn't do this to be rich. I did it to be happy," she said.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Police: 2 dead after man shoots woman, then killed while fleeing

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:59pm

Two people are confirmed dead following a shooting in American Fork, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

The Road Home served record 1,406 in emergency shelter on a single night

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:00pm

The Road Home sheltered 1,406 people on a single night this week, a record for the nonprofit organization that shelters, houses and provides case management to families and individuals experiencing homelessness.