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Man found, charged with kidnapping after dragging woman with car

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:16pm

A man who police were searching for after they said he dragged a woman 30 feet with his car in Salt Lake City has been arrested and charged with kidnapping.

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:42pm

A federal judge in Washington who ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation won't require the administration to process new applications while it appeals his ruling.

Fire updates: Blaze near Bear Lake grows to 14K acres; some evacuations lifted near Coal Hollow Fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:33pm

Property owners in some areas that were evacuated because of the Coal Hollow Fire were officially allowed to return early Friday morning.

Student parking fees doubling to $100 at Park City High School

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:10pm

Parking has always been at a premium in Park City, and that’s true even for the high school. Park City High School has doubled its student parking fee for the new school year.

A handy guide to hiring a good handyman

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:00pm

What is a handyman actually allowed to do? How do you separate the contenders from the pretenders? We’ve got some answers for you.

Broadcast changes coming for Utah Royals FC's final 3 matches

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:36pm

With three games left in their inaugural home season, Utah Royals FC fans will only be able to watch the team's games via KSL.com, the KSL TV app and the league's national TV partners as coverage abruptly ends on KMYU and ESPN 700 radio.

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:05pm

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

‘The last straw': Canyonlands park staff close popular False Kiva over latest vandalism incident

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:01pm

False Kiva is a popular hiking and photography spot at Canyonlands National Park, but park officials have dealt with vandalism for years. After a mid-July vandalism case, they closed the kiva and it's unclear when it will reopen.

Man arrested in connection with body found at 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:46pm

A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near the 21st Street Pond early Thursday morning.

'Mom, we will never stop making you proud': Family, friends say goodbye to slain code officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:32pm

Funeral services were held Friday for a slain West Valley code enforcement officer.

UVU research shows penguins aren't as monogamous as widely believed

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:47pm

Prevailing wisdom has maintained that penguins are monogamous creatures — two parents bonded for life. Pairing with the aquarium, Utah Valley University has published new research that has called into question that long-held stance.

Amazon could be coming to a movie theater near you

Jill Disis, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:15pm

Amazon has already tried to reinvent brick-and-mortar grocery stores and book sellers. Is the movie theater next?

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:44pm

The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman.

With so many kinds of protein powders, how do you choose the best one for you?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:13pm

Many people know protein is an essential component for a healthy body, but a wide selection and abundant advertising makes buying protein powder a tough choice.

Whittingham praises his 'special' team as fall camp draws to an end

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:09pm

Kyle Whittingham has two undefeated season under his belt in his tenure at the University of Utah. He’s been a part of historic teams and several winning seasons. But could his current crop of talent be the one that takes Utah to the Pac-12 title?

2 eateries closed in Salt Lake County this week due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:58pm

Two Salt Lake County food establishments closed this week after health officials found violations that posed an imminent health hazard, reports show.

Lanes reopen on US Highway 189 in Provo Canyon after hazmat spill

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:27pm

All but one lane has reopened on U.S. Highway 189 after it was closed in both directions in Provo Canyon Friday afternoon due to a hazmat spill, officials said.

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

Colleen Barry, Frances D'Emilio and Paolo Santalucia, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:01pm

With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns. Several angry families rebuffed the offer of a state funeral and the cardinal of Naples was merciless in his condemnation of negligence by Italian officials.

Utah jobless rate at 3.1 percent

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:13pm

The state Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah led the nation in total job growth in July at 3.9 percent.

Crews work to repair gas leak near Grand America Hotel; TRAX lines reopened

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:59pm

TRAX trains are once again running through Main Street after a three-hour closure as crews repair a gas leak that was reported Friday morning, fire officials said.

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