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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.

Search continues for 5-year-old girl after uncle located

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  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.

Kids Under Pressure: Parents share insights after team loses 2 teens to suicide

Keira Farrimond, KSL TV  |  Posted May 25th - 10:28am

They knew the warning signs. They talked to their sons. Read their texts and monitored social media. Still, two Utah families say they never saw suicide coming.

I-215 West reopens following fatal car accident Friday night

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25th - 9:44am

I-215 West reopened Saturday morning following a car accident leaving one individual dead and one injured Friday night.

City of Lehi reminds residents to not dump items into storm drains

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 25th - 8:57am

Last Friday, Lehi city workers found household items and lots of other things, including junk, clogging storm drains.

Aftershocks from 1959 earthquake sent tremors through Yellowstone in 2018

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25th - 7:43am

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake which shook Yellowstone National Park in August 1959 may have seen continuing aftershocks as late as 2018, according to a U study.

Humane Society waives adoption fees for members of the military during Memorial Day weekend

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 10:10pm

The Utah Humane Society is having an adoption special from May 24-27 to waive pet adoption fees for members of the armed forces.

Reports reveal web of lies woven by Lauren McCluskey's killer

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 9:46pm

Newly released University of Utah police reports show the extent of the killer's obsession and manipulation — including how he coerced a coworker into lending him a gun — leading up to the fatal shooting of Lauren McCluskey last year.

UDOT: Allow extra time, patience for Memorial Day weekend traffic

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted May 24th - 9:37pm

If you’re trying to get out of town on a road trip Friday evening to get the summer started, you’re not alone. Friday is one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Judge rules case of Utah teen charged in church attack will be public

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 8:04pm

A teenager accused of breaking into a locked church through a window and choking a 71-year-old woman while she played the organ faces three criminal counts related to the attack, show juvenile court records released Friday.

Utah youth leave school to join global climate protest

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 7:00pm

Dozens of junior high and high school students skipped school and walked to the Utah Capitol as part of a global youth-led climate strike following the footsteps of Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old who led the movement last year in Sweden.

Annual Free Fishing Day helps beginners learn to fish without a permit or gear

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 6:27pm

Utah’s annual Free Fishing Day is coming on Saturday, June 8, providing an opportunity for beginners and people looking to get into the sport without a fishing license to try it at no cost.

2 dead in Wayne County plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 5:51pm

Two people died when the plane they were in crashed in a rural area Friday morning, officials said.

St. George man working on vehicle severely injured in house fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 5:45pm

A man was severely injured and a home suffered extensive damage during a fire in St. George Friday.

Utah man gets 15 years to life for 2016 murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:13pm

A Utah man will spend 15 years to life behind bars for killing a 22-year-old man who was forced to dig his own grave.

Governing officials, people struggling with poverty meet to discuss the affordable housing crisis

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 4:39pm

An event held by Circle Salt Lake brought a panelist of individuals struggling with poverty and homelessness before community leaders and governing officials to discuss Utah’s affordable housing crisis on Thursday evening.

Hunt for man wanted in Utah killing ends in Idaho, motive remains a mystery

Pat Reavy and Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 3:54pm

The hunt for a man accused of gunning down a motorist in northern Utah for no apparent reason ended Friday in Idaho.

Police: Woman seriously injured after crash on Mountain View Corridor in West Jordan

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

A woman suffered serious injuries after being ejected from her car on Mountain View Corridor, police said.