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Wildfire burns near homes in Springville

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:33am

The Round Peak Fire began Monday night and is burning about half a mile from homes east of Springville.

Fluid spill forces lane restrictions on I-80 near Redwood Road

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:59am

A fluid spill shut down two lanes of eastbound I-80 near Redwood Road Tuesday morning, officials said.

Utah fraudster owes $10.2 million in 'classic Ponzi scheme,' court rules

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:57am

A Utah man who admitted to bilking 156 investors in "a classic Ponzi scheme" must pay back $10.2 million, the Utah Court of Appeals has affirmed.

Utah's Hogle Zoo says goodbye to beloved giraffe

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:37pm

Officials described Kipenzi as a "spunky" giraffe who was "known for her agreeable nature and love of treats and visitors." She had been at the zoo since she transferred from Illinois' Brookfield Zoo in 2005.

Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:03pm

The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources.

Explosion damages 2 Bear Lake condos

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:36pm

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at the condo in Harbor Village on the west side of Bear Lake, according to Garden City Fire District Chief Mike Wahlberg.

What do Sen. Mitt Romney, other Utahns say about Trump's statements against minority congresswomen?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:07pm

For state lawmaker Sandra Hollins, President Donald Trump's escalating attacks against a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen sounded all too familiar.

Summer air travel is heating up in Utah

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:34pm

The Transportation Security Administration Monday announced the beginning of the peak summer travel period at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Man behind 7-state postal stamp ruse to be sentenced in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:01pm

A Utah man convicted of defrauding the federal government in a decade-long postage stamp scam across several states will be sentenced this week.

U. professor creates chip that could harness laptop's extra heat, turn it into more battery life

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:36pm

Have you ever downloaded a large file and suddenly your laptop gets really hot? This University of Utah professor wants to take that heat and add it to your laptop's battery life.

Multiple businesses evacuated after Layton gas leak

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:21pm

A natural gas leak closed roads and caused evacuations in Layton Monday afternoon, according to officials.

Fire that damaged Cottonwood Heights church being investigated as arson

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:09pm

A fire that nearly destroyed a Latter-day Saints meetinghouse early Sunday morning in Cottonwood Heights is being investigated as arson, authorities say.

Search for gunman in fatal Utah shooting continues

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:42pm

The search continued Monday for the person or group of people who shot and killed a 19-year-old man.

Man dead, Salt Lake police officer injured after fellow officer fires gun

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:11pm

Police have determined the gunfire that killed one man and injured an officer Monday came from another officer’s gun.

Utahn tackled by customers after trying to load gun in store, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:02pm

A Heber City man faces criminal charges after allegedly trying to load a gun inside a store before he was tackled by two customers.

'Church ball' takes to a new court — the Utah Supreme Court

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:38pm

Sometimes known as the "brawl that begins with prayer," recreational basketball in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a history getting out of hand. A man injured in a 2012 game recently took his case to the Utah Supreme Court.

Salt Lake City mayoral candidates pledge better Capitol Hill relationships in TV debate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:28pm

The crowded Salt Lake City mayoral race hit television on Monday, when eight candidates participated in a debate broadcast live from the KSL-TV studios.

Utah delays deadline to award medical cannabis licenses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:17pm

Applicants vying for a handful of licenses to grow Utah's medical marijuana will have to wait longer than expected to find out who has been selected.

Utah man charged in online 'relationship' with 13-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:16pm

A St. George man who told a 13-year-old girl that their online communication could be their "little secret" now faces criminal charges, according to court documents.

Blog: 8 candidates participate in SLC mayoral debate

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:46am

KSL TV will host the second round of debates for the Salt Lake City mayoral race at noon Monday.