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Restricted Utahn with violent history purchased guns due to mistake, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09pm

A man that police say "has a history of violence and mental health issues," was able to recently purchase two firearms in Utah legally due to a possible data entry error, according to police.

Orem seeks to conserve water by changing grass rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:40pm

A Utah city is proposing to reduce a home grass requirement to help residents deal with higher water bills.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert being treated for skin cancer

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:15pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday he has been operated on for skin cancer discovered a month ago.

Utah high school teacher arrested in sexual abuse of student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:52am

A West High School teacher was arrested at school in Salt Lake City Wednesday and accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl.

Ogden man charged with physically abusing 3-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:23am

Doctors say if a 3-year-old girl had continued living in the home of an Ogden man accused of child abuse, she would have died, according to court records.

Canyons District proposes $50K starting teacher pay and $7,665 raise for all teachers

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:00am

Canyons School District would pay teachers a $50,000 starting salary under a tentative agreement with its teachers association.

Woman hit by garbage truck critically injured

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43am

A woman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after being hit by a garbage truck, according to Unified police.

National Guard member becomes first female in Utah to graduate in Combat Arms

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:37am

Felicia Olmos is the only female in her Utah Army National Guard unit out of Beaver, and she would not have it any other way.

New strategy aims to save sagebrush in Western states

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:39am

A new plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species — including imperiled sage grouse — is a paradigm shift in strategy, federal officials said.

It’s not just about a home: What homeless people lose

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:18am

The act of becoming homeless results in tremendous loss, far beyond a home and physical belongings. Salt Lake City’s homeless population has lost a lot, from personal identification credentials to a sense of purpose and self-worth.

Utah artist balances roles as painter and mother with help from fellow artists

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:07am

When Kwani Povi Winder had her daughter, she wondered how she could balance motherhood and art. Then a grant from a nonprofit arts organization helped make sure she could do both.

Rally urges action as Salt Lake leaders weigh allowing dorm-style housing

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:45am

The rally came before the Salt Lake City Council held a public hearing on an ordinance change to allow more dorm style housing — also known as "single-room occupancy" units — or housing that was once decried as "flop houses."

Utah's rise in motorcycle deaths could reverse with awareness

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:19am

In 2018, Utah had a 24 percent increase in motorcycle deaths with 47 motorcyclists killed on the roads.

Meet Utah's homeless: Tonya's story of redemption and recovery

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:03am’s “Homeless” series will feature four individuals experiencing homelessness in the Salt Lake Valley. This is Tonya's story.

Man with history of violence against police charged again

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 9:43pm

An Ephraim man with a lengthy history of violence toward police officers was charged Tuesday with more crimes against law enforcers, just five days after being released from jail on another conviction of assaulting a police officer.

Clearfield teen’s math skills take her to national competition

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 9:11pm

Katrina Michael says math is best enjoyed when you just do it for fun. The 14-year-old home-schooled math whiz says she’s always loved numbers.

Salt Lake City approves $7M loan to build boutique hotel at The Gateway

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 8:38pm

The finance approval paves the way for the massive, $80 million luxury hotel — coined the Union Pacific Hotel — to break ground in early 2020.

Utah study: Pollution presents higher health risks for childhood cancer survivors

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 8:07pm

Childhood cancer survivors are more likely to experience respiratory issues on a poor air quality day, according to a new study. In that group, survivors who underwent chemotherapy are twice as likely to experience issues.

How a Utah man became a triathlon runner by changing his morning routines

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:34pm

What motivates people to kick old unhealthy habits and adopt new ones? And what happens when they get off track? One Utah man said it starts with his morning routine.

Ogden man accused of abusing 3-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:00pm

An Ogden man previously convicted of assault was arrested in Weber County Monday after a 3-year-old girl was taken to a hospital with "severe bruising" and a brain bleed, according to police.