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Before and after: How pollution trapped by the inversion changes Salt Lake's scenery

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:31pm

To illustrate the difference that the pollution trapped by the inversion makes on Salt Lake City's air quality, KSL.com compared photos of the city taken during a good air quality day and a bad one.

Student in custody after threatening to have gun at Vernal high school, authorities say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:08pm

A student was taken into custody and removed from a high school after authorities said he told his teacher and classmates he had a gun in his backpack Monday morning.

2 arrested in attempt to use hotel pool by impersonating officer, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:01pm

Two Cedar City men were arrested over the weekend outside Zion National Park after police say one of them tried to use a hotel pool and hot tub by impersonating an officer.

Charges: Utah man arrested after co-workers find disk full of child porn

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:19pm

A man who police say had thousands of images of child pornograpjy on an SD card was arrested after a co-worker found the card lying in the parking lot of their business, according to court records.

Make Your Week: Students 'candy bomb' school; Local business pays off school lunch debt

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:30pm

It's the perfect time to get inspired by all the kind acts happening in the community.

Victim of gas siphoning gives $650 in gas cards to community

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:51am

Thieves cut the gas lines on Jarad Winterton's van in November. Instead of lashing out, he decided to give back to the community by giving away gas gift cards that totaled the amount he spent on his car repairs.

Mitt Romney raised, spent more than 5 times Democratic opponent in US Senate race

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:11am

Republican Mitt Romney raised and spent more than five times as much as his Democratic opponent on his way to the U.S. Senate.

Mrs. Fields Cookies settles discrimination claim for $26K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:49am

Cookie retailer Mrs. Fields will pay more than $26,000 in penalties to settle a claim that it discriminated against non-U.S. citizens authorized to work.

Hundreds of volunteers give haircuts, makeovers to refugee kids

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:30am

Sometimes a little service to get you in the Christmas spirit is as simple as a fresh coat of nail polish or a new haircut.

Utah food truck a big winner on the Food Network

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:43am

A Utah food truck was featured on the Food Network's "Big Food Truck Tip" and received a generous tip of $10,000.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Interfaith vigil to end gun violence a remembrance of victims, a prayer for peace

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:55pm

The darkened sanctuary of All Saints Episcopal Church took on a warm glow Sunday as dozens of people = took part in an interfaith vigil to end gun violence.

New air monitors installed as Utahns seek inversion escape

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:37pm

As inversion season sets in, Utah has two new monitors — one in Murray and one in Magna — to keep an eye on air quality.

7 men arrested in St. George prostitution sting

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:15pm

Seven men were arrested over the weekend in a prostitution sting operation conducted by the St. George Police Department

How to take great holiday photos with your smartphone

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:54am

The holidays are all about making memories and this season most of those memories will likely be captured on a smartphone.

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:24am

With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

Vandals defaced, tagged over 12 homes in Midvale neighborhood

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:02am

Vandals defaced and tagged more than 12 homes in a Midvale neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Prison ordered for Utah nurse who sexually assaulted patients

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:23pm

A registered nurse convicted of sexually assaulting three of his patients was ordered Friday to spend at least 11 years and up to life in prison

Cellphone panic alarm leads to arrest of sex-assault suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:58pm

Police in Colorado arrested a Utah man on sexual assault charges after responding to a panic alarm from a cellphone activated by a juvenile male.

School safety committee needs voices of teachers, school employees, students, board members say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:09pm

After reviewing the membership of the School Safety Advisory Committee, members of a state school board committee Friday noted a need for the voices of students, parents and front-line school employees such as teachers and school secretaries.