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Preparing kids for a long summer road trip

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 26th - 7:20pm

Thousands of Utahns will take their kids on a road trip over the summer, and that could mean thousands of kids saying, “Are we there yet?”

Utah police identify 3-year-old girl allegedly smothered to death by stepmother

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 5:25pm

Vernal police identified Sunday a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly smothered to death by her stepmother in mid-March as Arianna Rose Stout.

Now that Salt Lake City allows mother-in-law units, a local company is looking to fill the space

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 4:51pm

With the cost of rental housing rising along the Wasatch Front, a local company is offering an alternative to the traditional housing stock, but not without concern from some and enthusiasm from others.

Will Utah County's commission give way to a council-mayor form of government?

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 3:34pm

The Utah Good Governance Advisory Board — tasked with studying a potential change of Utah County's form of government — agreed to recommend a change to the Utah County Commission.

'We're at the mercy of Mother Nature': Above-average rain impacting Utah farmers

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 26th - 12:36pm

Utah has been so dry the past few seasons, farmers across the state were hoping for water this year. However, all the snow and seemingly constant rain this season is proof there can be too much of a good thing.

Gary Ofenloch retires after 36 years as Utah Symphony's principal tubist

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 26th - 10:45am

After 36 years, Utah Symphony principal tubist Gary Ofenloch has sounded his final notes with the group.

Astronomy buffs gear up for summer with dark sky hikes, festivals and more

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 26th - 9:43am

Utah not only leads the world with international dark skies and stargazing destinations, it also offers a mix of fantastic night hikes and camping, as well as astronomy festivals and other events.

Uncle 'uncooperative' as search continues for missing 5-year-old

Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted May 26th - 9:12am

Logan officials say their main suspect is "uncooperative" as crews continue their search for a missing 5-year-old girl who was last seen early Saturday morning.

SUU Sherratt Library makes sizable donation of materials to National Museum of Brazil

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 8:06am

Southern Utah University's Gerald R. Sherratt Library has made a sizable donation of materials to the National Museum of Brazil, which was destroyed by fire in September 2018.

70-year-old Utah man dies in waters off Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:31am

A 70-year-old Utah man has died in Hawaii.

Fallen officers honored with blankets during elementary school graduation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 25th - 10:36pm

Students made blankets honoring Draper firefighter Matt Burchett, West Valley code enforcement officer Jill Robinson, Utah National guardsman Brent Taylor, South Salt Lake Police officer David Romrell, and Provo Police officer Joseph Shinners.

Proposed science standards head to State School Board

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 25th - 9:22pm

New science standards for public school students in grades K through five and nine through 12 advanced to the Utah State Board of Education Friday after a board committee approved the proposed standards largely unchanged.

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald E. Nehring dies

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 25th - 8:31pm

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald E. Nehring died Friday from complications due to cancer at age 71.

What President Nelson did during his 9-day tour through the Pacific

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted May 25th - 7:53pm

Just seven months after returning from a 10-day tour through South America, Latter-day Saint prophet President Russell M. Nelson flew off for another ministry tour in the Pacific. Here's what he's been up to.

Utah organization sets goal of 100% health coverage for children regardless of immigration status

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted May 25th - 7:18pm

Voices for Utah Children has launched a campaign that seeks to ensure all Utah children have access to healthcare regardless of demographics.

Utah-based F-35A squadron deploys to US base in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 6:06pm

A squadron of F-35A jet fighters from Hill Air Force Base in Utah has deployed to Aviano Air Base in Italy.

Utah man says life was destroyed over false accusation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 25th - 5:29pm

A school district employee charged with conspiracy to commit rape of a child is cleared. But the damage, he said, was already done.

Fired Sandy police chief settles with city for $100K

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 25th - 4:07pm

After former Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker was fired last year amid inappropriate hugging allegations, he threatened to sue the city for defamation. The city paid him $100K in a settlement but stood by original statements.

How to get your car ready for a road trip

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 25th - 2:22pm

Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us and of course for many Utahns, the open road is calling. But, before you answer that call, there are some must-dos that can help keep your car from breaking and your family safe.

Authorities continue search for 5-year-old girl after uncle located

Cara MacDonald, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 25th - 1:21pm

A man who police believe was with his 5-year-old niece, whose parents reported missing, has been located but authorities are still searching for the girl.