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Layton police searching for 'lewd man' who exposed himself to multiple people

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:06pm

The man is described as hispanic, between 20-40 years of age, shoulder length brown curly hair and a large/stocky build.

Utah father, sons bond over art featuring chickens, Tony Soprano

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:22pm

What do get when you combine TV mobster Tony Soprano and chickens? You get an art show by renowned Utah artist Tony Smith and his two sons, Evan and Willie Smith, titled “3Smiths.”

Special session ‘could’ loom to fix medical marijuana law, Utah governor says

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:53pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a special session could be on the agenda for lawmakers to implement fixes to the state’s medical marijuana law, but most importantly the federal government needs to act to reclassify the drug so states aren’t so hamstrung over the issue.

Chemicals spontaneously combust in 'freak occurence,' causing southern Utah wildfire

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:12pm

Some chemicals spontaneously combusted in the blistering southern Utah heat yesterday after someone threw them out, leading to a small wildfire in a “freak occurrence,” officials say.

Metro gang officers justified in fatal shooting during arrest, Salt Lake County D.A. says

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:49pm

Two police officers who fatally shot a man after he attempted to run them over were cleared Wednesday by the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.

Here's why tiger muskies can now be found in 3 of Utah’s higher-elevated lakes

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:23pm

High-elevation lakes may seem like an odd place to find tiger muskie, but there's an interesting reason behind finding the fish species in one High Uintas Wilderness and two southern Utah lakes.

Trial set for ex-USU football player Torrey Green in remaining rape case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:34pm

A judge has declined to allow jurors to consider evidence from two prior sexual assaults as they weigh a remaining rape allegation against former Utah State University football standout Torrey Green.

Authorities identify Provo man killed in tanker crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:15pm

A 26-year-old man who died Tuesday in a head-on crash with a tar tanker was identified by authorities Wednesday.

New trial date set in wrongful death lawsuit regarding Susan Powell's sons

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:25pm

A Washington trial date has finally been set in a wrongful death lawsuit regarding Susan Powell’s sons.

Utah Sen. Dan Hemmert announces run for Congress

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:52pm

Utah Senate Majority Whip Dan Hemmert announced he’s running for Congress in the 4th District

SUU and USU Extension awarded $1 million grants to help fight the opioid crisis

St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:35pm

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded millions in grants to Utah organizations to fight the growing opioid crisis.

BYU students will know why they're being called to Honor Code Office beforehand

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:41am

Following student criticism, Brigham Young University will now tell students why they’re being called into the Honor Code Office before they get there.

Human case of West Nile virus reported in Grand County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:15am

Southeast Utah Health Department officials confirmed an adult living in Grand County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

Man accused of sexual abuse during pre-parade campout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:03am

Prosecutors say a Provo man sexually abused a teenager while camping along a parade route.

Following theft, mother of fallen firefighter receives replacement flags

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:41am

The mother of a Cedar City man who died while fighting a wildfire in Arizona six years ago was disheartened when a commemorative flag was stolen from her front yard last month.

Trial ordered for Provo man accused of beating wife, children in hidden room

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:22am

A Provo man has been ordered to stand trial on charges of abusing his wife and children in a hidden room inside their house, and monitoring their every movement with surveillance cameras.

Las Vegas strip visitors may have been exposed to measles, health department warns

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:00am

The Southern Nevada Health District is warning people who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

Utah courts protecting children during divorce proceedings, but could speed up process, audit finds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:39am

Utah’s court system has proper protocols in place to protect children during their parents’ divorces, but many divorces with custody disputes take longer than necessary, auditors found.

Utah legislative leaders call for ‘comprehensive performance audit’ of public schools

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:01am

State legislative leaders on Tuesday called for a “comprehensive performance audit” of Utah’s public education system.

Court upholds firing of West Valley City police officer who fatally shot woman

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:39am

A federal court of appeals on Tuesday ruled that the West Valley City Police Department did not violate due process in firing former officer Shaun Cowley after he shot and killed a woman in 2012.