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Officer looking for truant students shoots, critically injures juvenile

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:45pm

A Granite School District officer looking for truant students shot and wounded a juvenile, who he said tried to run over him, leaving the victim hospitalized in extremely critical condition Tuesday.

What’s a vernal equinox and why does it mark the first day of spring?

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:33pm

Thanks to the state’s fifth-warmest winter on record, it’s felt like spring in Utah for the past few months already. But Tuesday, it became official.

Bountiful gynecologist admits to streaming child porn

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:00pm

A Bountiful gynecologist accused in state court of sexually abusing children pleaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge Tuesday.

Police: $1K reward offered in locating man who struck women with baseball bat

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:38pm

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat at a restaurant parking lot earlier this month.

Police: 15-year-old arrested in connection with Sandy sex assault

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:19pm

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a case involving a jogger who police say was sexually assaulted on a trail in Sandy Monday afternoon.

Summit County files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:09pm

Summit County officials filed a lawsuit Tuesday against more than a dozen “big pharma” opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Group repeats calls for embattled Utah County commissioner's resignation

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 5:18pm

A Utah advocacy group on Tuesday again repeated its call for embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves' resignation. This time, Graves stayed to listen.

Fire that temporarily closed Provo Center Street 'suspicious,' officials say

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:12pm

Provo Center Street was closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area that officials are calling suspicious, according to fire officials.

Reports of woman kidnapped not 'credible,' police say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:53pm

Reports of a woman abducted in West Valley City Tuesday afternoon are not 'credible,' police say.

Road reopens at Outlets at Traverse Mountain after gas leak

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:34pm

The intersection near the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi has reopened following a gas leak that closed the road and forced evacuations Tuesday morning.

User submitted: Winter ends with storms and rainbows

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:30pm

This week's gallery is filled with pictures snapped by Utahns who were out and about enjoying nature.

Arborist charged with destroying trees in Springdale

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:12pm

The former arborist for Springdale was charged Tuesday with causing more than $20,000 in damage around the town hall by cutting down more than a dozen trees that he had planted.

Comparing Zion's Angels Landing to Yosemite's Half Dome

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:41pm

Let's compare two legendary hiking trails: Angels Landing in Zion National Park and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Here's what these two hikes have in common and which is the more demanding.

Federal appeals court upholds Utah's controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:37pm

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld Utah's controversial election law that allows candidates to gather voter signatures to get on the primary election ballot.

UHP trooper hits, arrests wrong-way driver with history of DUIs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:16pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally sideswiped a wrong-way driver on the Legacy Highway late Monday to stop the man before he injured or killed someone.

Crews remove 1970s pickup that mysteriously ended up in Colorado River

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:10pm

Local and state officials are investigating how an older pickup truck ended up in the Colorado River in Moab. It was removed from the river Friday when it was determined to be a water hazard.

Man arrested in stabbing death of his father in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:47pm

An argument between a father and his adult son led to the father being stabbed to death Monday, according to South Salt Lake police.

Police seek public's help in identifying man in Layton bank robbery

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:25pm

Police are searching for a man they say walked into a bank brandishing a handgun and demanding money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday morning.

Political party caucus meetings on tap Tuesday across Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:32am

Political parties in Utah will hold caucus meetings Tuesday night to elect delegates and cast votes for candidates to run in primary and general elections.

Huntsman Cancer Institute joins study aimed at improving leukemia screening, treatment

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:29am

The Huntsman Cancer Institute will be one of just a handful of health organizations to oversee an extensive clinical study aimed at better determining which new treatments work best for acute myeloid leukemia patients on a case-by-case basis.