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South Salt Lake police looking for possible serial rapist

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:31pm

Police detectives are asking for the public’s help. Since 2016, at least three women have been sexually assaulted by a man who picked them up and gave them rides, said South Salt Lake police spokeswoman Danielle Croyle.

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Friend says man killed after shooting police dog struggled to overcome addiction

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 7:12pm


Aaron Michael Griffin, 21, of Plain City, died Saturday night after he and his passenger, 49-year-old Brian Joseph Cregg, fled from police after a traffic stop. One of the two men opened fire on approaching officers, who returned fire, officials said.

Biden’s VP pick 'going to appeal to a lot of Utahns'

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:01pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate is expected to attract more support for the Democratic presidential candidate in Utah, in part because of her law and order background, one of the state’s key Biden backers said.

Skip the doctor's office and get an MRI on your own—for much less

Taylormed Mri  |  Posted Aug 11th - 7:00pm

Get straight to the issue of your chronic pain without several trips to the doctor and hospital.

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Previous vaccines and masks may hold down COVID-19, some researchers say

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Updated Aug 11th - 6:37pm

As US leaders work to control the spread of coronavirus, researchers across the globe are working to answer the mysteries that remain around infections.

Why the Jazz appeared to tank — and why it might not matter

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 11th - 5:57pm

If the Jazz are indeed trying to get their preferred playoff matchup, it might be more difficult to obtain than just losing a game.

Redwood Road reopens following fatal crash in Bluffdale

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 11th - 5:38pm

A fatal crash closed northbound lanes on Redwood Road Tuesday afternoon at 14400 South, police in Bluffdale confirmed. The road had reopened by 5:30 p.m.

Wildfire updates: 6400 Fire near Fruitland 100% contained

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:37pm

Here is the latest information on wildfires burning around the state of Utah.

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 4:56pm

It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.

As teachers rally in protest, Alpine School District aims to finalize 'return to learn' plan

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:30pm

Board members are meeting in study session Tuesday afternoon to discuss the “return to learn” plan for Alpine School District, and a few dozen teachers gathered to voice their concerns.

Have You Seen This? Otter jumps onto boat to escape killer whale

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:13pm

Things this video taught me: otter's are smart, orca's are patient and nature be scary.

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate; 1st Black woman on major party presidential ticket

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 3:38pm

Sen. Kamala Harris is expected to debate current Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Utah on October 7.

Pac-12 cancels all fall sports as health experts recommend to stop play

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 11th - 3:36pm

Utah is set to start up its fall camp next Monday and to open up its 2020 football season on the road against the Washington State Cougars in just over a month.

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 3:27pm

Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people.

12-year-old girl killed in Goshen ATV crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 3:03pm

The young girl had been on the four-wheeler with two friends, driving along the shoulder of the roadway, when the ATV’s 13-year-old driver suddenly jerked to the side, causing her to fall off.

Data shows Utah stroke victims avoided treatment because of COVID fear

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug 11th - 3:00pm

Experts say they saw fewer stroke cases coming into the ER during the early months of the pandemic.

Former Price officer charged with 4 felonies over relationship with probationer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 11th - 2:33pm

A former Price police officer has been charged with having illegal sexual relations with a woman on probation.

Construction worker dies after being crushed by excavator in Weber County, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 2:06pm

A construction worker died after being crushed by the bucket of an excavator on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Utah not ready to pony up for Trump’s unemployment benefits plan

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 11th - 2:05pm

Utah isn’t ready to jump onto President Donald Trump’s executive order extending unemployment benefits that would require states to pony up part of the cost.

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